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Government Issues Guidelines for Tracking Greenhouse Gas Reductions
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The government will start keeping track of all the "greenhouse" gases that farmers and foresters voluntarily reduce to help combat global warming.

It's 2005... Do You Know Where Your Beef Comes From?
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Joyce H. Newman, The Green Guide

(By Joyce H. Newman) The recent decision to postpone the reopening of the Canadian border to beef imports is a very good decision for consumers and the environment.

Judge Nixes California Village's Deal to Sell Spring Water to Nestle
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Brian Melley, Associated Press

A judge scrapped a deal under which a former lumber town planned to sell more than a half billion gallons of spring water annually to Nestle, ruling that its environmental impact should have been studied.

Stock Your Garden Shed with Eco-Friendly Tools
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

Hundreds of products on the market today can assist you in creating the garden of your dreams, but how many of them line up with your goal of sustainability? ENN's research has turned up some innovative, Earth-friendly tools that just might help you get the job done.

Federal Government Awards Contracts to Clean Up Washington, Idaho Nuclear Sites
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded two contracts valued in the billions of dollars Wednesday to clean up portions of two nuclear sites in Washington and Idaho.

EarthNews Radio: Center for Biodiversity Research and Information
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Biodiversity is critical for our survival on Earth. But biodiversity is about more than a mix of plants and animals.

EcoLogic Finance Awarded $465,000 by Skoll Foundation
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

EcoLogic Finance has been selected to receive a 2005 Skoll Foundation Award for Social Entrepreneurship in the amount of $465,000.

Tons of Experimental Biotech Corn Inadvertently Shipped to Farmers
March 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Elias, Associated Press

Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta AG said Tuesday it mistakenly sold to farmers an experimental corn seed genetically engineered to resist bugs that was never approved by U.S. regulators, bolstering critics' claims that the industry needs tighter government scrutiny.

Lawsuit Threatened over River
March 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Virginia Hennessey, The Monterey County Herald

The Elkhorn Slough Coalition has put the Bush administration on notice that it plans to sue two federal agencies and California American Water Co. over the effects of overpumping on the Carmel River.

Dozens of Dolphins Make Surprise Visit to Israeli Port
March 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Ami Bentov, Associated Press

Dozens of dolphins arched in line out of the polluted waters of Haifa harbor Tuesday, in an unprecedented visit to the crowded Mediterranean port that surprised and delighted researchers.

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