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Antarctic Ice Melts as Sea Warms but Cause Unknown
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

Antarctica is melting, adding to the inexorable rise in global sea levels, endangering millions of lives and whole economies, leading scientists said on Monday. But while the effect is well known after years of monitoring from land and space, the reasons for the sea warming are not.

U.S. Weighs Wyoming Request on Wolf Status
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Mead Gruver, Associated Press

The federal government said Monday that it will review Wyoming's request to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list after a 10-year effort to restore the predator's population.

Report Details Non-Human Invasions on Military Properties
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Frederic J. Frommer, Associated Press

Military installations across the country are battling wild hogs, snakes and other trouble-making species, says a report being issued Tuesday by the National Wildlife Federation.

Green Oil: New Energy Crop for Farmers?
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Ryan Robinson, Lancaster New Era

A private Pennsylvania company wants farmers along the East Coast to grow a new cash crop that it would convert into bio-energy products. The crop is canola, which currently is used mostly in cooking oils.

Ecology Research as Good Green Fun
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Tamara Chuang, The Orange County Register

In recent years, gamers have really begun to play video games. Games like Dance Dance Revolution, where players dance on an electronic pad until they sweat, are forcing gamers off the couch.

Biodiesel Gets State Mandate in Minnesota
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Minnesota's new 2% biodiesel mandate has gone into effect. From today forward, all petroleum diesel sold in the state must contain 2% biodiesel.

Xerox Reports on Environment and Sustainability
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Xerox Corporation today released its 2005 Environment, Health and Safety Progress Report, which details the year's progress, new initiatives and continuing challenges.

Delano Debuts High-End Women's Coat Made With 100% Organic Wool
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Sage by Delano Collection has launched its debut piece - a women's winter coat made with organic wool and bamboo fabric.

Australia Signs Agreement To Help Guyana Improve Its National Parks
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Australian officials have signed an agreement pledging to help Guyana manage its national parks and botanical gardens, state-run media reported Saturday.

Voles Head for Oregon Vineyards, Orchards
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Tiny rodents called voles that have been chewing up the grass seed crop and causing tens of millions of dollars in damage are moving into vineyards and orchards.

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