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U.N. Training Iraqis in Jordan to Measure Radiation from Depleted Uranium
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Dale Gavlak, Associated Press

Concerned about depleted uranium and what they say are increasing cancer rates, Iraqi officials are receiving training from U.N. experts on techniques to measure radiation levels according to international standards, a U.N. official Tuesday.

Italian 'Eco-Mafia' Booms, Outstrips Economy
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Shasta Darlington, Reuters

Italian Mafia activity that harms the environment -- from hazardous waste disposal to illegal construction -- enjoyed a boom year in 2004, an environmental report said on Tuesday.

EarthNews Radio: Equal Exchange Interfaith Coffee Program
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

There are many changes we can make in our daily lives to become more environment-friendly; one organization is working with local religious congregations to promote social justice and earth-friendly policies.

Helping the Environment Around the Office
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

The day-to-day actions of regular working people collectively have an impact on the environment, and here are tips on how to be "greener" in your office.

Agronomists Import Wasps to Help Wipe Out Grapevine Pest
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Jim Wasserman, The Sacramento Bee

A Minnesota wasp that lives for a week, loves the cold and is no bigger than an ant is about to be the glassy-winged sharpshooter's worst nightmare. Welcome to California, Anagrus epos.

SUV Drivers Reconsider
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Oliver Prichard, The Philadelphia Inquirer

After a decade and a half of tremendous growth, total SUV sales are down 10.2 percent for the first quarter of 2005. In April, the biggest class of SUVs dropped 21.7 percent from the same month in 2004, according to WardsAuto.com, a sales-tracking firm.

Capitalism Colored Green at Small Business School
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Kristi Heim, The Seattle Times

The Bainbridge Graduate Institute, an MBA school on Washington state's Bainbridge Island, started in 2002 as an experiment to infuse sound environmental and social practices into the standard business curriculum. Its enrollment has nearly doubled every year, with 40 students enrolled now and 50 new ones expected this fall.

New Society Publishers Announces that it is Carbon Neutral
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

New Society Publishers, a publisher and press focusing on sustainability issues, has become the first publisher in North America to become "carbon neutral."

National Semiconductor's Products to be Lead-Free in 2006
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM) announced today that it will achieve 100 percent lead-free production by the end of June 2006.

Tajik Leader Urges More International Aid for Shrinking Aral Sea
May 31, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Tajikistan's president called Monday for more international aid to alleviate the ecological damage from Central Asia's shrinking Aral Sea, once one of the world's largest inland bodies of water.

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