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EarthNews Radio: Ways to Save Water
March 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Jerry Kay discusses water use and water-saving options with Earth Policy Institute founder Lester Brown.

Auto Club Rewards Hybrids, Surcharges Gas Guzzlers
March 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Automobile club Better World Club has announced a pricing structure which will reward drivers of hybrids while surcharging those who drive "gas guzzlers."

Fish Numbers Drop After Grand Canyon Flood
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Arthur H. Rotstein, Associated Press

The number of juvenile endangered fish recovered in the Colorado River declined dramatically after officials flooded the Grand Canyon in an effort to aid them and their fragile ecosystem. But scientists aren't sure what the fish decline means or why it happened.

Few Clues on Dolphin Deaths in Florida Keys
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Laura Myers, Reuters

Biologists are investigating whether sonar used in U.S. Navy submarine exercises or red tide bacteria contributed to the deaths of more than 30 rough-toothed dolphins in a mass stranding in the Florida Keys last week.

Pacific NW Undersea Quakes Intrigue Scientists
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Scientists searched Monday for signs of a volcanic eruption off the Pacific Northwest coast following a swarm of earthquakes that posed little risk of causing a tsunami but could teach them about how the Earth's crust forms.

South Dakota Bill Targets Prairie Dogs
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Joe Kafka, Associated Press

Gov. Mike Rounds has signed a bill giving South Dakota ranchers some extra ammunition in dealing with prairie dogs that invade from neighboring private property.

EarthTalk: The Lowdown on 'Energy Efficient Mortgages'
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

A movement is afoot among real estate lenders to offer special mortgages and other incentives designed to reward energy efficiency and green-friendly building and restoration.

Study Says Canadian Smelter Polluting U.S. Lake
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

A Canadian smelter produced most of the lead, zinc and cadmium pollution found in a Washington state lake at the center of a cross-border environmental fight, according to a study released Monday.

Ethanol to Fuel Racecars
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Steve Tarter, Journal Star

Every day sees a new breakthrough for ethanol. The latest gain for the alternative fuel is the announcement that ethanol will be used at the Indianapolis 500 for the first time next year, said Mark Lambert, spokesman for the Bloomington-based Illinois Corn Growers Association.

World Fish Stocks Strained, U.N. Says
March 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

World stocks of most fish, including Atlantic herring and capelin, are stretched to their limits and nearly a quarter are already over-exploited, a United Nations agency said on Monday.

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