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Wind Farm Kills Nine Eagles in Norway
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Windmills have killed nine eagles in less than a year at a key breeding site in Norway, showing that governments should be more cautious in picking where to set up turbines, a conservation group said on Friday.

Primatologists Aim to Ape Bird Watchers
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

With time running out for many wild primates, one field biologist is attempting to help save them by aping the online success of bird watchers.

Malagasy Corals Defy Bleaching, Need Protection
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

A marine expedition into previously unexplored Indian Ocean waters has found that corals off Madagascar have resisted so-called "bleaching" associated with global warming, possibly because of steep drop-offs nearby.

EPA Plan Targets Animal Waste and Water
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

Large factory-style chicken, hog and cattle farms might soon have to get permits from the Environment Protection Agency when animal waste from their operations finds its way into local rivers, streams and lakes.

Goodall, Others Oppose Research on Monkeys
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Mike Stobbe, Associated Press

Primate expert Jane Goodall and 18 other researchers sent a letter to federal officials urging them to oppose an Atlanta research center's proposal to do AIDS-related research on sooty mangabey monkeys.

Merck Research Plant Chemicals Kill Fish in Pennsylvania Federal Authorities Say
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Deborah Yao, Associated Press

Drugmaker Merck & Co.'s research facility in West Point dumped a chemical compound that included cyanide into the sewer system, killing more than 1,000 fish in Wissahickon Creek, federal authorities said Thursday.

China Gives Extra-Picky Pandas Their Space
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

China is giving an unusually endangered species of panda extra space, privacy and protection to help the animals reproduce, state media said on Friday.

Sea Lions and Dolphins May Join War Games
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Alongside the submarines, ships and airplanes participating in large-scale military exercises in the Pacific this month, a team of sea lions and dolphins are expected to patrol the sea.

From World Cup to World Bank, Climate Actions Rise
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

The World Cup, a movie by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the World Bank are all doing their bit to fight global warming by using the burgeoning but barely regulated business of "carbon neutrality."

ENN Weekly: June 19th - 23rd
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news June 19th - 23rd: All signs point to a hotter Earth, a threat to the whaling ban, offshore drilling advances, new Amazon protections, and much more.

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