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

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news April 10th - 14th: Coral bleaching, global warming-resistant rice, green technology opportunities, polar bears in peril, and much more.

Education Imperative Motivates This Week's ENN Radio Guests
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

With expertise in everything from astronomy to warming, the five guests featured on this week’s ENN Radio program with Jerry Kay share the conviction that education is key to a healthy environment.

Insects Make Better Friends than Foes
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Dr. David Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation

(By Dr. David Suzuki) As a child, I was an avid collector of insects. Back then, I wasn't aware that they are the most numerous, successful and important animals on earth. I was simply fascinated by their diverse forms and beauty, especially beetles.

China Villagers Attack Polluting Factories
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

About 200 Chinese villagers, angry over pollution of their water supply, attacked three factories and a sewage treatment plant, a Hong Kong newspaper said on Wednesday.

New Species of Stingray Discovered in Thai river
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A new species of freshwater stingray has been discovered in a river in western Thailand, but its chances for long-term survival are slim, a report said Wednesday.

Maple Sugar Maker Uses Soybean Fuel to Produce Syrup
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Lisa Rathke, Associated Press

Maple sugar maker Glenn Goodrich is using a mixture of petroleum oil and a fuel derived from soybeans to boil sap into syrup and to determine if the biofuel causes any adverse effects.

FCC Rejects Call to Halt Telecom Towers for Birds
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

The Federal Communications Commission Wednesday dismissed a request from environmental groups to halt construction of communications towers in the Gulf Coast region until steps are taken to protect millions of migratory birds.

In New Orleans, a Big Green Opportunity is Wasted, Environmentalists Say
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Cain Burdeau, Associated Press

In the rush to rebuild, this hurricane-smashed city is dumping its debris into the swamps by the truckload -- and throwing away an opportunity to turn America's costliest natural disaster into the nation's greatest recycling effort.

EPA Says Toxic Pollution Levels Fall Four Percent
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The EPA said Wednesday that chemical pollution released into the environment fell more than 4 percent from 2003 to 2004, led by declines among the metal mining, electric utility and hazardous waste industries.

U.S. Biologist Battles Killer Pythons in Florida Park
April 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Tom Brown, Reuters

The man leading efforts to eradicate giant Burmese python snakes from Everglades National Park sounds almost fearful, and certainly not optimistic, when he talks about the chances of wiping out an invasive species he calls "the enemy."

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