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Xerox to Cut Greenhouse Emissions by 10%
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

It's becomming more commonplace to see very large companies proclaim a commitment to the environment in general and to reducing greenhouse gases in particular.

GE to Unveil New Environmental Initiative
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

General Electric Co. plans to unveil a major initiative aimed at more than doubling its research investment in environmental technology in five years, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Sunday.

Coastal Federation Lobbyist Hopeful on Oyster Restoration Program Funding
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Patricia Smith, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C.

Oysters can be slippery. And money to expand a North Carolina state oyster restoration program that Gov. Mike Easley proposed spending this year didn't stay put to make it into the draft budget passed by the Senate last week.

Green Cleaning
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Wallace, Daily Camera

When Noel Bennett and three of his partners wanted to go into business, Bennett's Boulderness came into play. "Having grown up in Boulder, it's easy to get infused with that environmentally friendly part," said Bennett, who also is a mortgage broker.

EarthNews Radio: Cultural Diversity
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

When we think of "biodiversity," we generally think about the varying plants and animals on the planet. However, there are different levels of biodiversity, including human cultural diversity.

University Initiative Urges Students Not to Dump Usable Items
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - David Winters, Watertown Daily Times

Anna N. Larson noticed her freshman year that St. Lawrence University students were leaving overflowing trash bins, frequently discarding usable items in their rush to leave campus.

Trout Unlimited Advocates Renewal of Mine Cleanup Fund
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Ken Ward Jr., The Charleston Gazette

The national conservation group Trout Unlimited on Tuesday urged Congress to approve a long-term extension of the tax that funds the cleanup of abandoned coal mines.

Tsunami Brings Better Treatment for Thai Stray Dogs
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Nopporn Wong-Anan, Reuters

"Black, fat, female," a veterinary worker shouts to an assistant taking notes as she gives a rabies shot to another nameless dog left homeless by the Dec. 26 tsunami on the Thai resort island of Phuket.

Poll Finds Brazilians Fear Riches May Spark Invasion
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Axel Bugge, Reuters

As many as three out of four Brazilians believe a foreign country could invade Brazil to take control of its vast natural resources, according to an opinion poll commissioned by an animal rights group.

Road Building to Be Allowed on National Forest 'Roadless' Areas
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The last 58.5 million acres of untouched national forests, which President Clinton had set aside for protection, were opened to possible logging, mining and other commercial uses by the Bush administration on Thursday.

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