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The Upside of Green Business
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Gene Zaleski, Times and Democrat

What provides jobs, serves the public and aims to conserve resources, prevent pollution and minimize waste? The answer: A green business.

Admiral Seeks Agreement Over Whales, Sonar
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press

The Navy asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block a court order that prevents it from using active sonar during its war-game exercises off Hawaii, an environmental group said.

Climate Change Blamed for Western U.S. Wildfires
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Maggie Fox, Reuters

Here's another thing to blame on climate change -- wildfires, those forest and grass fires that have threatened communities across the U.S. West, according to research published Thursday.

Fish Sold as 'Wild' May Have Come from the Farm
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Diane C. Lade, South Florida Sun Sentinel

Specialty foods with labels like "organic," "wild" and "free range" command top dollar. But here's a shocker: a lot of the fish sold as premium-priced "wild" salmon may have spent its entire life in a man-made pond down on the farm, a new report finds.

Overfishing Among Threats to Ecosystems
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Garry Mitchell, Associated Press

A study in a recent issue of the journal Science says damage to marine ecosystems has accelerated over the past 150-300 years with population growth, luxury resorts and homes and expanded industry.

Most Endangered Whale Gets Protection
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Mary Pemberton, Associated Press

Thousands of square miles off Alaska have been designated as critical habitat for North Pacific right whales, considered the most endangered whale in the world.

Environmental Movement in the Religious Mainstream
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Brian Murphy, Associated Press

Eco-friendly attitudes have increasingly moved into the mainstream of many faiths -- from Muslim clerics urging water conservation in the fast-growing Gulf states to evangelical preachers in the United States calling attention to global warming.

ENN Weekly: July 3rd - 7th
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news July 3rd - 7th: Low-water lakes, rebounding eagles, the bushmeat trade, "green" burials, and much more.

July 3rd - 7th
July 7, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news July 3rd - 7th: Low-water lakes, rebounding eagles, the bushmeat trade, "green" burials, and much more.

Companies Agree to No-Fishing Zone in Indian Ocean
July 6, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Four fishing companies have agreed to halt bottom trawling in parts of the southern Indian Ocean, the World Conservation Union (IUCN) said on Thursday, but environmental group Greenpeace said the deal was a smokescreen.

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