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Wildlife Biologists Warn on Feeding Deer
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Katharine Webster, Associated Press

Wildlife experts have long discouraged deer feeding, saying it makes the animals more vulnerable to disease, predators and fatal accidents. But their concerns have grown with the spread of chronic wasting disease

Thirsty Mexico City Hosts Conference on Better Use of Water
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Mark Stevenson, Associated Press

Mexico City is plagued by an almost diabolical combination of floods and water shortages, rising sewage and sinking water tables. What better place for world leaders to come together to discuss how to better manage water?

Hungry Michigan Wolves Turning on Each Other
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - John Flesher, Associated Press

Gnawing leisurely on the remains of a moose carcass, the wolf pack's alpha male seemed unaware that mortal danger was coming ever closer.

Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai Urges Individual Action to Protect Environment
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Todd Dvorak, Associated Press

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai says people worried about the environment should rely less on government and more on themselves to protect the planet's limited resources.

Regulator Says China Must Step up Environmental Protection or Face Disaster
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Audra Ang, Associated Press

China must sharply improve environmental protection or it could face disaster following two decades of breakneck growth that have poisoned its air, water and soil, the country's top environmental official warned Saturday.

Luna the Killer Whale Believed Killed
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Peggy Andersen, Associated Press

Luna, the juvenile killer whale from Washington state waters who got lost in Canada's Nootka Sound five years ago, apparently died when he was accidentally struck by a tugboat propeller, Canadian authorities said.

U.S. Interior Secretary Norton Leaves Bush Cabinet
March 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Caren Bohan and Tom Doggett, Reuters

U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton resigned Friday after five years overseeing federal lands, a tenure that had many clashes with environmentalists.

Chinese Political Representatives Say Industrial Pollution Killing Bohai Sea
March 10, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Chinese representatives to the country's legislature have expressed fears that pollution from booming industries is killing much of the marine life in the country's eastern Bohai Sea.

Militant Peasants Raid Aracruz Farm in Brazil
March 10, 2006 12:00 AM - Sinara Sandri, Reuters

Protesters invaded a plantation in southern Brazil owned by Aracruz, the world's biggest producer of bleached eucalyptus pulp, saying they opposed the mass cultivation of eucalyptus trees near one of Aracruz's four main factories.

NOAA Fisheries Recommend Closing Salmon Fishing from California to Oregon
March 10, 2006 12:00 AM - Jackson Holtz, Associated Press

Federal fish managers are recommending not allowing salmon fishing from California to Oregon this season, after concerns that fewer mature chinook salmon are spawning to replace the fish that are dying off.

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