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'Green Building' Trend Grows
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Hubble Smith, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas home builders are putting in low-energy appliances, heat-resistant windows and desert landscaping in an effort to conserve natural resources, part of the "green building" trend in residential construction.

City of Albuquerque, Environmentalists Settle Silvery Minnow Dispute
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The city of Albuquerque and environmental groups reached a settlement Wednesday in a five-year legal battle over the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow.

Board Backs Proposed Nuclear Waste Dump at Utah Reservation
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Travis Reed, Associated Press

A federal licensing board approved a proposed nuclear waste dump Thursday, reversing an earlier ruling that there was too much risk of a plane crash from a nearby air base.

Island-Building Covers Coral Reefs, Alters Gulf Environment
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Jim Krane, Associated Press

Stroll on Dubai's shore and dead coral crunches underfoot. The normally crystal-clear Gulf is fogged with silt. Eroding beaches need truckloads of sand to stay in place.

Week in Review: February 21st - 25th
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

The violent land grab in Brazil claimed another victim this week. Dionisio Julio Ribeiro was killed on Tuesday, ten days after American nun Dorothy Stang met a similar fate.

ENN Weekly: February 21st - 25th
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

The violent land grab in Brazil claimed another victim this week. Dionisio Julio Ribeiro was killed on Tuesday, ten days after American nun Dorothy Stang met a similar fate.

The Week in Review in Business and Industry, February 21-25
February 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

This week at ENN we featured a number of stories about businesspeople who are doing what they can to improve the environment and contribute to the economy at the same time.

Tribal Clashes over Water and Land in Central Kenya Leaves at Least Four Dead
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Antony Gitonga, Associated Press

Maasai tribal fighters clashed with police after attacking rivals from the Kikuyu tribe Wednesday and at least four people were killed, the latest deaths in a monthlong dispute over scarce water and grazing land in central Kenya, officials said.

Giant Panda Skeleton Found in 4,000-Year- Old Tomb
February 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The skeleton of a giant panda has been found in a 4,000-year-old tomb in central China, Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday, adding that the now-endangered animals were apparently being hunted at that time

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.

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