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Canada Says Seal Population Growing Despite Hunt
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters

Canada's harp seal population is growing despite a seasonal hunt off the East Coast that has killed 975,000 young animals over the past three years, officials said Tuesday.

Save the River, St. Lawrence Seaway Developers Debate
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - M.B. Pell, Watertown Daily Times

Members of Save the River and officials from the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. transformed a village board meeting into a debate on commercial navigation.

Drivers Lining up for Converted Restaurant Oil to Fuel Vehicles
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Jason Stein, The Wisconsin State Journal

In the kitchen of a Culver's restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin, dark vats of oil bubbled at 352 degrees Fahrenheit, and the smell of french fries hung in the air. It's the smell, it turns out, of fuel.

Hybrid Cars Jump Past Electric Ones
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Jon Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee

The growing popularity of hybrid cars and an upcoming California "Hydrogen Highway" proposal highlight how cheaper, more convenient or politically expedient technologies have leapfrogged vehicles powered by rechargable batteries.

General Mills Awards
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The General Mills Foundation and the American Dietetic Association Foundation, in partnership with the President's Challenge, have awarded 50 community groups and schools across the country with $10,000 grants that support innovative programs to help children develop lifelong nutrition and physical fitness habits.

Electronic Design Magazine Introduces Resource Center For New International Environmental Laws Pertaining to the Electronics Industry
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The 25 countries of the European Union, as well as Japan and China, are about to significantly restrict the use of environmentally hazardous materials in electronic components and systems.

Efforts to Protect Shorebird Continue
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Federal biologists are reviewing a Pennsylvania woman's petition to have a migratory shorebird that makes annual stops in Delaware listed as a threatened or endangered species.

Satellites Used to Aid Vanishing Guatemala Jaguars
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters

To the ancient Maya Indians who once built elaborate cities in the Guatemalan jungle, the jaguar's spotted pelt represented the stars in the night sky. Now the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat is being tracked from space.

Environmental Crusader Marc Lappe Dies at 62
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Marc Lappe, an author, medical ethicist and toxicologist who helped shape the country's environmental and health policies, has died of cancer at his home in northern California, according to his family. He was 62.

EarthNews Radio: Art and Nature
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Much of the beauty in our world is to be found in nature, so it's only natural that many artists want to reflect that through their art.

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