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Sumitomo Chemical to Invest $2.5 mil. in BioCarbon Fund
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Kyodo News International, Tokyo

Sumitomo Chemical Co. said Wednesday it will invest $2.5 million in the World Bank's BioCarbon Fund by 2017 to obtain some 400,000 carbon credits, which count as greenhouse gas emission cuts.

Hydrogen-fuel Projects Receive Funding
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Christopher Boyd, The Orlando (FL) Sentinel

Backers of a statewide effort to build a hydrogen-fuel economy on Monday announced funding for three programs aimed at laying a foundation for the new industry.

Billionaire buys 9.2 percent of Wild Oats
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Wallace, Boulder (CO) Daily Camera

Wild Oats got another big boost to its stock price Thursday after a Los Angeles billionaire purchased a 9.2 percent stake.<

Crocodile Hunter Opens a New Tiger Exhibit at His Australia Zoo
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin on Thursday unveiled a multimillion dollar tiger enclosure at his privately owned zoo in eastern Australia.

Shallow Lake in Lowell, Ore., Will Have Deep Impact
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Matt Cooper, The Register-Guard

Repair of Fern Ridge Dam this summer will affect farmers, boaters, businesses and animals ranging from bald eagles to pond turtles, according to a report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Panda Undergoes Artificial Insemination
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Ed Shearer, Associated Press

A rare possible panda pregnancy was announced by the top official at Zoo Atlanta on Wednesday. "We have some exciting news," zoo president and CEO Dennis Kelly said at a news conference just outside the panda compound.

It's 2005... Do You Know Where Your Beef Comes From? -- An ENN Commentary
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Joyce H. Newman, The Green Guide

The recent decision to postpone the reopening of the Canadian border to beef imports is a very good decision for consumers and the environment.

Canadian Government and Automakers Reach Deal on Cutting Emissions
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The Canadian government has averted a battle with automakers by reaching a voluntary deal that would cut greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles by 25 percent from 1995 levels over the next five years, in keeping with the Kyoto accord.

Daley Blames Public for Recycling Program's Woes
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Gary Washburn and Dan Mihalopoulos, Chicago Tribune

Mayor Richard Daley blamed public apathy toward recycling Tuesday for the decline in the performance of his controversial blue bag program.

The Basics on Genetically Modified Foods
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

What foods are genetically modified? Are they safe? Here are the basics.

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