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Huge California Fire Sweeps toward Resort Town, Forest
July 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Dan Whitcomb, Reuters

A massive California wildfire marched toward a mountain resort town and a parched national forest Thursday, threatening to combine with a second blaze in what state officials called a "very critical" situation.

U.N. Adds 18 Sites to Heritage List, but Not Everest
July 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Darius James Ross, Reuters

Mediaeval crusader castles in Syria and ancient irrigation systems in Oman were among 18 new cultural and natural sites added to the U.N.'s World Heritage list this week, officials said on Thursday.

Researchers Hope to Foster Fish Farming in Georgia
July 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Elliott Minor, Associated Press

Fort Valley State University aquaculture specialist Pat Duncan says fish harvesting from the oceans is at a maximum and fisheries that are depleted are unlikely to recover.

Mountain Lions and Fear Growing Out West
July 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Judith Kohler, Associated Press

Carrie Ann Warner has repeatedly called authorities about the stalker that has peered into her son's bedroom window at night, killed the family cat and even chased the family into their home in the wooded hills west of Denver.

ENN Weekly: July 10th - 14th
July 14, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news July 10th - 14th: Wine and warming, mercury in tuna, World Heritage sites, praise for Wal Mart, and much more.

July 10th - 14th
July 14, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news July 10th - 14th: Wine and warming, mercury in tuna, World Heritage sites, praise for Wal Mart, and much more.

Wildfire Burns out of Control in California Desert
July 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

A 26,000-acre wildfire burned out of control in the California desert Wednesday, threatening thousands of homes after destroying structures in a town used for filming Hollywood westerns.

Lobstermen Can Earn More with Fewer Traps
July 13, 2006 12:00 AM - David Sharp, Associated Press

For lobstermen, harvesting can be summed up in two words: size and traps. Now, a new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution finds that lobstermen can earn more with fewer traps.

Washington State Seeks to Bar More Waste from Hanford Nuclear Site
July 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Washington state is appealing a ruling that struck down a voter-approved initiative barring the federal government from accepting more radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear site.

China Giant Panda Sanctuary Put on UN Heritage List
July 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Darius James Ross, Reuters

A bamboo-covered mountainous sanctuary in China which houses nearly a third of the world's last remaining giant pandas was on Wednesday added to the U.N. World Heritage List.

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