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Cameroon Bids To Win Back Apes from South Africa Zoo
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Tansa Musa, Reuters

Cameroon is launching a bid to negotiate the return of four endangered gorillas whose fate has infuriated wildlife protection groups since the animals were smuggled via Malaysia to a South African zoo.

China Announces Plan To Use Desalination To Combat Water Shortages
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

China plans to use desalinated seawater to combat water shortages in coastal areas, producing up to 1 billion liters (250 million gallons) of water per day by 2010, a news report said Tuesday.

Mugabe, Chavez Team Up To Blame United States, Other Rich Nations for World's Woes
October 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Ariel David, Associated Press

The leaders of Zimbabwe and Venezuela teamed up at a U.N. hunger forum Monday to blame the United States and other wealthy nations for famine, war and pollution, with the African leader calling President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair "unholy men."

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.

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