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'Harry Potter' Publisher Pledges U.K. Print Run on Recycled Paper
April 5, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com

J.K. Rowling's publisher Bloomsbury announced that the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince will be printed on 30% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper.

Near-Record Number of Births this Year for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Jay Lindsay, Associated Press

A baby boom has given a lift to the endangered North Atlantic right whale, with a near-record number of births in the just-ended calving season, according to researchers at the New England Aquarium.

India Sacks Officials after Tigers Go Missing
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Authorities in India's desert state of Rajasthan have suspended eight forest officials after more than two dozen tigers vanished from a wildlife sanctuary in less than 2 years, a state minister said on Saturday.

Oil Platforms May Be Used for Fish Farms
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Cain Burdeau, Associated Press

Thousands of oil and natural gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico could be converted into deep-sea fish farms raising red snapper, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna and flounder, under a plan backed by the Bush administration.

E-mails Appear to Show Yucca Mountain Scientists Planning to Make up Data
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

E-mails by several government scientists on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump project suggest workers were planning to fabricate records and manipulate results to ensure outcomes that would help the project move forward.

The Color of Water -- An ENN Commentary
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Peter H. Gleick, The Pacific Institute

Our country is polarized over very basic issues: taxes; the size and role of government; religion and secular priorities. Yet at a time when many things are increasingly viewed...

Tsunami Survivors Grow Saplings to Remember the Dead and Protect from Waves
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Rajesh Mahapatra, Associated Press

As day breaks Sunday near the southern Indian coast, Idambai Duraiswamy carries a pot of water to an enclosure of saplings near the sea and pours it over a budding coconut plant that stands as a memorial to her 4-year-old daughter killed by the tsunami.

China's Giant Pandas Get Broadband
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Calling all tech-savvy pandas -- China's biggest nature reserve in the foggy mountains of southwest Sichuan province is now wired for broadband.

Roll out the Welcome Mat for Birds -- Then Clean It
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Dean Fosdick, Associated Press

Ah, spring. The run has begun on potting soil and fertilizers at garden stores, seed packets are arriving daily in the mail and the first of the migrating songbirds and hummingbirds are setting up shop around the yard.

World's Biggest Iceberg Begins Moving after Blocking Food Supplies for Antarctic Stations, Penguins
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The world's biggest iceberg has begun moving again, nearly three months after it ran aground, threatening penguin breeding colonies and blocking ships supplying food and fuel to Antarctic research stations, officials said Monday.

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