Towns Prepare for Coal Rebirth
March 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Kathy Mellott, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
A return of coal mining in central Cambria County has placed the focus on Cambria Township.
Sustainable Economy This Week
March 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
In the month of March ENN is focusing on the concept of "sustainable economy."
New Virus May Have Come from Monkeys, Experts Say
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Maggie Fox, Reuters
Two new retroviruses never before seen in humans have turned up among people who regularly hunt monkeys in Cameroon, researchers reported Friday.
Lawmakers Team with Environmentalists To Push Wind, Solar Energy
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Scott Streaters, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas lawmakers are joining clean-energy advocates in an effort to dramatically expand the use of wind and solar power and other renewable energy sources across the state.
On Beyond Organic: Fighting Food Allergies
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks
For the 11 million Americans who suffer from food allergies, eating can be a hazardous endeavor. Every year more than 10,000 food allergy sufferers require a trip to the hospital for life-saving treatment.
Vanishing Islands -- An ENN Commentary
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Duane Silverstein, Seacology
In a few weeks millions of viewers will be tuning in to Survivor-Palau to see which of 18 castaways will be the last to be voted off one of Palau's beautiful Rock Islands. Yet a far more consequential contest of survival is taking place in Palau and all of the world's 100,000 plus islands. Will these islands themselves be voted off the planet?
Brazil Awards Disputed Area to Slain Nun's Project
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
The government on Friday awarded a disputed patch of Amazon rainforest to a sustainable development project championed by the slain American nun Dorothy Stang.
Canada Close to Emissions Deal with Car Makers
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters
Canada said Friday it was close to signing a voluntary pact with major automobile makers to cut emissions and made it clear it was rejecting calls to impose binding limits.
EU Must Compromise on Nuke Issues, Says Iran Official
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Louis Charbonneau, Reuters
The European Union must be prepared to reach a compromise with Tehran that will keep Iran's nuclear enrichment programme in place, a senior Iranian official says.
Scientists Study Drop in Blue King Crab Populations
February 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Deanna Cooper, Anchorage Daily News
A groundbreaking experiment to learn more about blue king crab larvae has produced surprising results for research fishery biologist Brad Stevens and his team.