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Mouse Frustrates Endangered Species Policy
January 26, 2006 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

An acrobatic mouse is threatening Bush administration efforts to give Western developers an upper hand over endangered species.

Plan to Build Gas Pipeline through Amazon Rain Forest Catches Environmentalists Off Guard
January 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Michael Astor, Associated Press

Environmentalists were caught off guard when South American leaders announced plans to build a massive natural gas pipeline through the Amazon rain forest.

Better Times Ahead for U.S. Automakers, Energy Secretary Says
January 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Tom Doggett, Reuters

Energy Secretary Sam Bodman announced the department will provide $100 million over four years for research projects that will improve hydrogen fuel cells that will eventually run a fleet of environmentally-friendly vehicles.

U.S., South Korea in Dispute over Pollution at U.S. Bases Set for Closure
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The U.S. military is refusing to clean up pollution at bases set to be closed in South Korea, the country's Defense Ministry said Tuesday/

State Government Bans Commercial Fishing in Sydney Harbour Due to High Dioxin Levels
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

State officials banned commercial fishing in Sydney's landmark harbor Tuesday after tests revealed unacceptable levels of the cancer-causing compound dioxin in fish.

Scientists to Pitch Homestake Experiments
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Dirk Lammers, Associated Press

Scientists from around the country will gather in the Black Hills next month to pitch experiments to be performed thousands of feet below ground in an abandoned gold mine.

Al Gore to Publish Book on Global Warming in April
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Former Vice President Al Gore's second book about global warming will be published in April with the title "An Inconvenient Truth," his publisher Rodale Books said Tuesday

Brazil Sacks Indian Expert after Spat over Lands
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Brazil's Indian affairs agency fired a world-renowned expert on indigenous tribes days after he criticized its president for suggesting there should be limits on land claims made by the Indians.

Bush Administration Outlines Funding for Hydrogen Fuel Cells
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Ken Thomas, Associated Press

The Bush administration said Tuesday it would provide $119 million in funding for research into hydrogen fuel cells, touting the automotive technology as a way to reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil.

NASA Says 2005 Was Warmest Year on Record
January 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters

Last year was the warmest recorded on Earth's surface, and it was unusually hot in the Arctic, U.S. space agency NASA said Tuesday.

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