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Some Worms Like It Really, Really Hot, Study Finds
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Maggie Fox, Reuters

A species of worm that thrives on undersea hot-water vents prefers the hottest water possible, choosing to live at temperatures that kill other animals, researchers reported Thursday.

Habitat for the Red-Legged Frog Reduced
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced on Thursday that it reduced its protected habitat designation for the California red-legged frog to about 450,000 acres -- down 40 percent from its previous proposal.

Greenpeace Arctic Mission to Spotlight Polar Bears
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Two U.S. explorers plan to start a four-month summer expedition to the North Pole next month to gather information on the habitat of an animal they believe could be the first victim of global warming -- the polar bear.

Hawaii Crews Vacuum Up Invasive Algae
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Marine researchers in Hawaii discovered a new way to clean ocean water from invasive algae -- sucking them up with an underwater vacuum.

Oregon Commision OKs Plan to Control Cougars
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Brad Cain, Associated Press

With worries about Oregon's growing cougar population on the rise, the state Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously approved a plan to reduce the cats' numbers in places where they conflict with people and livestock.

Florida Island Town Overrun with Iguanas
April 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Brian Skoloff, Associated Press

Death and taxes may be life's only certainties, but for folks in one upscale island town, add iguanas. And another tax.

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.

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