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India Takes on Poachers in Key Tiger Reserve
March 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Bappa Majumdar, Reuters

Authorities in eastern India have arrested 30 poachers in the world's largest tiger reserve this year against 40 caught in 2004 and 2005, officials said on Monday.

States Look to Regional Cloud-Seeding
March 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Needing more water to keep up with growth, Arizona and the six other Colorado River Basin states are looking to the sky.

Nuclear Waste: Bury It and Forget?
March 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

The nuclear industry says its technology emits no carbon and does not cause global warming but for many, still wary after disasters like the 1986 explosion at Chernobyl, the lingering fear is that the toxic waste might leak and kill.

Mango-Eating Asian Beetle Found in Florida
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A long-horned beetle that has decimated mango plantations in China was found for the first time in the United States at the Port of Miami aboard a freighter transporting cargo from Hong Kong.

Groups Hope to Expand Montana Bison Numbers
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Organizations working to build a bison population south of Malta say five of the 16 animals already placed there are pregnant, and there are plans to put at least 16 more bison on the land this fall.

Alaska's North Slope Sees Its Biggest Oil Spill
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Yereth Rosen, Reuters

Alaska officials said Friday that up to 267,000 gallons of crude oil poured out of a pipeline at the Prudhoe Bay field, making it the largest oil spill ever recorded on the state's North Slope.

Wildlife Biologists Warn on Feeding Deer
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Katharine Webster, Associated Press

Wildlife experts have long discouraged deer feeding, saying it makes the animals more vulnerable to disease, predators and fatal accidents. But their concerns have grown with the spread of chronic wasting disease

Thirsty Mexico City Hosts Conference on Better Use of Water
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Mark Stevenson, Associated Press

Mexico City is plagued by an almost diabolical combination of floods and water shortages, rising sewage and sinking water tables. What better place for world leaders to come together to discuss how to better manage water?

Hungry Michigan Wolves Turning on Each Other
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - John Flesher, Associated Press

Gnawing leisurely on the remains of a moose carcass, the wolf pack's alpha male seemed unaware that mortal danger was coming ever closer.

Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai Urges Individual Action to Protect Environment
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Todd Dvorak, Associated Press

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai says people worried about the environment should rely less on government and more on themselves to protect the planet's limited resources.

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