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Australia Scientists Find New Dolphin, the Snubfin
July 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Tait, Reuters

Australian researchers have identified a new species of dolphin which was once thought to have been the same as an extremely rare mammal predominantly found in Asian coastal waters and rivers.

Honda Develops Improved Hybrid System for New Civic
July 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Honda has developed an improved gas-and-electric engine for the new Civic compact set to go on sale in North America, Japan and Europe this fall, the Japanese automaker said Tuesday.

Green Trading: Commercial Opportunities for the Environment
July 5, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Research and Markets, the market research firm, has announced the addition of Green Trading: Commercial Opportunities for the Environment to its offering.

Philippine President Takes Delivery of First CNG Buses for Metro Manila
July 5, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today reported the July 1 launch by the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) of the country's first clean air public buses that will operate in Metro Manila.

Skyworks' "Green Portfolio" Helps Customers Meet Environmental Guidelines
July 5, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a maker of analog, mixed signal and digital semiconductors for mobile communications applications, today announced that its lead (Pb)-free and environmentally friendly product portfolio is now available through the company's Green Initiatives(TM) program, facilitating customers' abilities to meet the various environmental regulations and provide Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliant devices well ahead of the deadline.

India to Replace Old Zoos with More 'Natural' Ones
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Krittivas Mukherjee, Reuters

India, under fire from environmentalists for failing to protect its tiger population, will replace dozens of its old and crammed zoos with sprawling near-natural habitats, officials said.

'Don't Expect Favours at G8,' Bush Tells Blair
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

President George W. Bush said Tony Blair should not expect any special favours at this week's G8 summit despite the British prime minister's solid support for the Americans in Iraq.

Scientists Serve up Horseradish as a Way to Combat Hog Odor
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Amy Lorentzen, Associated Press

For Sharlene Merk, new research that suggests an unlikely mix of ground horseradish and hydrogen peroxide can curb the stench of hog manure is encouraging.

EarthTalk: Balloon Releases and Solar-Powered Gadgets
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

Given that “what goes up must come down,” balloons released into the air--whether by accident or in large quantities at events--eventually end up as trash on the ground or in bodies of water.

Brazilians Suspect Foreigners Covet Amazon Rain Forest
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Astor, Associated Press

Ecologists sounded the alarm: the Amazon rain forest is disappearing at the fastest rate in nearly a decade. But the outcry left many Brazilians suspicious.

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