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U.S. Won't Rule out Joining Kyoto Successor
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Gerard Wynn, Reuters

Washington cannot rule out joining any successor to the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol for curbing global warming beyond 2012 but such a move would face big legal hurdles, the U.S. chief climate negotiator said on Monday.

Ontario Urges U.S. Co-Operation on Air Pollution
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Wojtek Dabrowski, Reuters

Canadians and Americans are harming each other with air pollution and must work closely to mitigate climate change and reduce environmental damage, politicians from both sides of the border said Monday.

New Color-Changing Snake Found in Borneo, WWF Says
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Biologists working in the forests of Borneo have found a previously unknown type of snake which can change its colour spontaneously like a chameleon, the environmental body WWF said on Tuesday.

U.S. Has Duty to Lead on Global Warming
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

The United States -- the world's richest and most polluting nation -- has a moral duty to take the lead in tackling catastrophic global warming instead of denying it is happening, a leading scientist said on Monday.

Connecticut Scientists Investigate Marsh Die-Off
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Something is killing New England's salt marshes, and scientists are trying to figure out how large the problem is, and how to stop it.

Farmers Try to Preserve Dwindling Breeds
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Farmers in west central Ohio are hoping to preserve some breeds of livestock considered endangered by conservationists.

Scientists Seek to Spy on World's Fish
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Thousands of marine animals could be tracked under a $150 million project to understand threats to life in the oceans with technology perfected for supermarket checkouts, scientists said on Monday.

Supreme Court Takes Up What Could Be Key Ruling on Climate Change
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

Running for president, George W. Bush said he was ready to regulate carbon dioxide. But in early 2001, shortly after taking office, he changed his mind. Now the Supreme Court may force the president to shift gears again.

Baby Pelicans Starving Along California Coast
June 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Marcus Wohlsen, Associated Press

Scores of starving baby pelicans -- emaciated, cold and too weak to fly -- are washing up on California beaches in disturbing numbers this spring.

Rainy Netherlands Hosts Solar Boat Race
June 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Toby Sterling, Associated Press

More than 20 teams from Europe and the United States are gearing up for the Nuon Solar Challenge, a contest to build and race a solar-powered boat.

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