Bush Administration Proposes Cuts in Federally Designated Areas to Save Salmon from Extinction
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Jeff Barnard, Associated Press
The Bush administration has proposed large cuts in federally designated areas in the Northwest and California meant to aid the recovery of threatened or endangered salmon. Protection would focus instead on rivers where the fish now thrive.
Rocket Fuel Chemical Found in Lettuce, Organic Milk
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press
The government has found traces of a rocket fuel chemical in organic milk in Maryland, green leaf lettuce grown in Arizona and bottled spring water from Texas and California.
Japan Firms, Banks Create Greenhouse-Gas Reduction Fund for Kyoto Protocol
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Kyodo News International, Tokyo
Two governmental banks and 31 private companies founded a $141.5 million fund Wednesday to help achieve Japan's mandatory target for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol.
Bush Plan Casts Off Protection for Large Areas of Northwest Salmon Habitat
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Joe Rojas-Burke, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
The Bush administration on Tuesday proposed a steep reduction in the miles of rivers and streams to come under federal protection for Pacific salmon, and offered exemptions for property owners and broad areas of the Northwest and California.
Four Green Firms Win New Ventures Competition in Mexico
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com
A company that sells Mexico's first organic chicken, another that restores previously unusable land for aquaculture, a third that helps replenish water supplies, and a fourth that uses sustainable technology in the production of tortillas have been announced as winners of the World Resource Institute's (WRI) New Ventures Investor Forum in Mexico.
Laughter from Hippoworks
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Hippoworks.com
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Joyanna Laughlin, Natural Home Magazine (Nov/Dec 2004)
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Grinning Planet
Don't Be Fuelish!
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - eNature.com
China's Search For New Energy Sources
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Gordon Feller, editor in chief of Urban Age Magazine
The demand for alternative fuels in China is driven by the Chinese government’s desire to reduce air pollution, particularly in urban centres, and reduce the country’s dependence on imported oil. Preparing to host the 2008 Olympics is also putting pressure on the Government of China to make the necessary investments.