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US Investors Support Global Warming Resolution with General Motors
June 8, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Today several leading U.S. institutional investors, representing more than $400 billion in invested assets, announced their support for a shareholder resolution requesting that General Motors assess and disclose its strategies for facing the significant financial risks posed by global climate change.

Scientists, Politicians Gather in Sweden to Discuss Antarctic Environment
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Tommy Grandell, Associated Press

More than 300 scientists, experts and government representatives gathered in Stockholm on Monday to discuss the environmental issues facing the South Pole, and the effects global warming and increased tourism may have on the icy continent.`

First Shipment of Cold War-Era Radioactive Waste from Ohio Plant Leaves for Texas
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press

About 40,000 pounds of radioactive waste from a long-closed uranium-processing plant were loaded onto a flatbed truck Monday for a 1,300-mile journey to storage

Red Tide Hits Martha's Vineyard Shellfish
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Officials closed two areas off Martha's Vineyard to shellfishing on Monday as the largest red tide outbreak in decades continued to spread through New England waters.

Report Says Malaysia's Johor State Needs $263 Million to Clean Up Its Rivers
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Malaysia's southern Johor state will spend 1 billion ringgit (US$263 million; euro214 million) to clean up three of its most polluted rivers, choked with sewage and garbage, a news report said Monday.

International Research Group Calls for Reductions in Cod Fishing in North Sea
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press

An international marine research group warned Monday that the outlook for cod stocks in the North Sea was poor and called for a reduction in fishing off Norway, in inner Danish waters and around the Faeroe Islands.

More Protection Sought for Shorebird
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Angela Delli Santi, Associated Press

Environmentalists on Tuesday will urge the governors of New Jersey and Delaware to enforce strong new protections for a migratory shorebird threatened with extinction.

Group Sues to Protect Alaska Sea Otters
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Environmentalists have sued the U.S. Interior Department for taking too long to put Alaska sea otters on the threatened species list.

EarthNews Radio: Food Services for a Sustainable Future
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Increasingly more restaurants know that a healthy meal begins with healthy ingredients.

Researchers Document Tool-Use by Dolphins
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press

A group of dolphins living off the coast of Australia apparently teach their offspring to protect their snouts with sponges while foraging for food in the sea floor. Researchers say it appears to be a cultural behavior passed on from mother to daughter, a first for animals of this type, although such learning has been seen in other species.

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