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Climate Science Keeps on Ticking
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Dr. David Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation

(By David Suzuki) If you didn't know what the Kyoto Protocol was all about a few weeks ago, you'd be hard pressed not to know now. The international agreement...

Amazon Land Grab Fuels Brazil Progress, Violence
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Angus MacSwan, Reuters

Brazilians call it "grilagem," the grabbing of land by fraud and violence. In the Amazon jungles of huge, wild Para state, it is carried out by an informal alliance of "grileiros," loggers, ranchers and businessmen backed by private militias and gunmen.

Bays Spared Freshwater Waste, UMass Study Finds
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Mark Reynolds, The Providence Journal, R.I.

Not too long ago, scientists believed that septic pollution and other similar waste in freshwater streams and rivers also posed a threat to the many saltwater bays on the coast.

Climate Science Keeps on Ticking -- An ENN Commentary
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Dr. David Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation

If you didn't know what the Kyoto Protocol was all about a few weeks ago, you'd be hard pressed not to know now. The international agreement to reduce the heat trapping emissions that are causing global warming has been all over the news since it came into force last week.

Feds Order Susquehanna Power Plants and Others to Stop Killing Off Fish
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Ad Crable, Lancaster New Era, Pa.

Each year, millions of game fish, fish eggs, crayfish and other organisms are sucked out of the Lower Susquehanna River and killed by power plants.

Safaricom And Save The Elephants Win Mobility in the Environment Award
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Save the Elephants (STE) Trust today announced they are the co-recipients, with Safaricom, of the 2005 GSM Association "Mobility in the Environment Award."

Kraft Draws Ire for Road Kill Candy
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Animal rights activists are disgusted by a new candy from Kraft Foods Inc. that's shaped like critters run over by cars -- complete with tire treads.

Birth Rate Falls for Canadian Grizzlies, Development Cited
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A nine-year study coinciding with burgeoning development in and around Banff National Park has found the area's grizzly bears have the lowest reproductive rate ever recorded in North America, scientists at the University of Calgary said.

Tree Sacrifice in Durham Pains Builder
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Margie Fishman, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C.

Mark Heizer recalls one Saturday in November when he set out to destroy 11 trees on his property at the behest of the city Public Works Department.

South African-Led Consortium Plans Congo River Project to Nearly Double Africa's Electricity Output
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Tom Maliti, Associated Press

A South African-led consortium plans a Congo River project it says would nearly double the continent's current output without harming the environment, a senior South African business executive said Thursday.

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