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Alaska Revives Aerial Wolf Control Program
January 30, 2006 12:00 AM - Jeannette J. Lee, Associated Press

Alaska reinstated a population control program Thursday that allows shooting wolves from the air -- more than a week after a judge ruled it was illegal.

Hurricanes Shape New Natural Order
January 30, 2006 12:00 AM - Cain Burdeau, Associated Press

Coral reefs, flocks of sea birds, crab- and shrimp-filled meadows and dune-crowned beaches were wrapped up in -- and altered by -- the force of hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Dennis.

Three Environmental Activists Deny Charges of Plotting against Forest Service Lab
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Don Thompson, Associated Press

Three environmental activists pleaded not guilty to conspiring to attack government targets on behalf of an extremist group, and bail was set for one of the suspects.

Gore Campaigns at Sundance with Global-Warming Documentary
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - David Germain, Associated Press

Former vice president Al Gore went to Sundance for the premiere of "An Inconvenient Truth," a documentary aimed at educating the masses that global warming is about to toast our ecology and our way of life.

U.S. Fails to Carry out Most Iraq Water Projects
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Jim Wolf, Reuters

About 60 percent of planned water and sanitation projects in Iraq have not been carried out since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, a U.S. audit said Thursday.

Ethiopian Red Fox Needs More Protection to Survive
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

An endangered species of red fox found only in Ethiopia may be wiped out unless it is protected from domestic animals bringing rabies into national parks, a senior wildlife expert said on Thursday.

Valdez Spill Lingers in Court and on Alaska Shores
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Yereth Rosen, Reuters

Nearly 17 years after the Exxon Valdez supertanker grounded on a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound, its environmental impact and the legal battle over compensation still haunt the area.

Climate Change Has Unexpected Effects -- A Guest Commentary
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Dr. David Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation

On the surface, global warming may seem like a pretty simple process. Excess "greenhouse" gases trap heat in the atmosphere, making the world warmer. But that's not all that happens.

Wild Birds: Vectors or Victims of Avian Flu?
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

Do the wild birds that fly through cold winter skies to warmer lands silently carry deadly bird flu around the world? Or are they simply potential victims?

High Cancer Rates Found in Maryland Catfish
January 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

More than half of one species of catfish sampled in the South River had skin tumors, matching the highest rate in the nation, wildlife officials said.

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