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On Louisiana Coast, Shrimp and Fish Gone Along With Houses and Livelihoods
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press

The shrimp and fish are gone. The oysters are mixed with mud. Hurricane Katrina took not just Dwight Reyes' house, but the livelihood he has known as a shrimper since he was 11.

Tagged Atlantic Sea Turtles Trace Journeys Online
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

Aitkanti the sea turtle has already braved fishing nets and shark infested waters in her swim from breeding grounds in South America but is only half way to the rich feeding waters off the coast of West Africa.

On Beyond Organic Radio: Sustainable Forests
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks

Every year, a single American consumer uses the equivalent of a tree measuring 100 feet high and 16 inches in diameter. That's nearly 300 million trees a year to give us paper, shelter and furniture. Worldwide, 50 acres of forest land are cleared every minute causing loss of precious wildlife habitat and massive erosion that will continue to affect our world for long after our own lifetimes.

UN Sends Food Aid to Nicaragua's Miskito Indians
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The United Nations said Sunday it would send emergency food aid to thousands of Miskito Indians threatened with famine in a remote corner of Nicaragua after a plague of rats plundered their crops.

Canada Doesn't See Breakthrough at Post-Kyoto Meet
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters

A major Montreal meeting charged with starting to draft a successor to the Kyoto climate change accord is unlikely to produce a breakthrough, a senior Canadian official said Monday. The conference, which runs from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9, will try to find common ground between those countries that signed on to Kyoto and those that did not, including the United States, China, India and Australia.

Katrina Spurs New Debate on Energy, Fuel Economy, Offshore Drilling
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

Hurricane Katrina has reopened a national debate on energy policy, generating new congressional support for more stringent automobile fuel economy requirements and a fresh push by the oil industry for drilling in areas now off-limits.

Scientists Study How to Clean Salty Water
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Scientists from Sandia National Laboratories have started a study to investigate how to best clean salty water to make drinking water. Working with the Bureau of Reclamation and other groups they are hoping to find new ways to improve the water situation in the West.

White House Says Bush Will Veto Changes to Mercury Emissions Rule
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Jim Abrams, Associated Press

The Bush administration clashed with senators Monday over new rules limiting mercury emissions from power plants, with the White House threatening a presidential veto of Senate legislation that would overturn those rules.

ENN Special Report: Achieving A Healthy Lifestyle
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors, ENN

This month, ENN has delved into the multitude of sites on the web dedicated to environmentally sound lifestyles and products to come up with this special report, which offers readers a collection of our favorites. You'll find helpful articles, products, online stores, advice, and much more in this treasure trove of links.

Disney Opens New Park as Smog Casts Pall over Hong Kong
September 13, 2005 12:00 AM - John Ruwitch, Reuters

Walt Disney Co. officially opened its new Hong Kong theme park on Monday, exporting a piece of the Magic Kingdom to China's doorstep in a bold bid to gain a bigger foothold in the vast Chinese market.

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