From Ocean Depths, Air Conditioning for the Tropics
April 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Tara Godvin, Associated Press
The turquoise blue waters surrounding Hawaii's emerald green isles have long been a source of food and recreation. Now the chilly waters deep below the ocean's surface are being eyed as a source of cool relief from the tropical heat.
China Announces Plan to Move 400,000 People for Giant Water-Diversion Project
April 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Joe McDonald, Associated Press
China announced plans Tuesday to relocate 400,000 people to make way for a US$60 billion (euro50 billion) network of canals to supply its dry north with water from the wetter south.
GM Rolls Out World's First Fuel-Cell Truck
April 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Ben Dobbin, Associated Press
General Motors Corp. rolled out the world's first drivable fuel cell truck Friday and handed over the keys to an exacting patron: the Army.
Scientist Sees 'Collision Course' with Agricultural Manure Issue
April 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Tom Henry, The Toledo (OH) Blade
Great Lakes research was the dominant theme of the Ohio Academy of Science's 114th annual meeting at Bowling Green State University yesterday, generating a familiar A-to-Z discussion of issues ranging from algae to zebra mussels.
'Harry Potter' Publisher Pledges U.K. Print Run on Recycled Paper
April 5, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com
J.K. Rowling's publisher Bloomsbury announced that the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince will be printed on 30% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper.
Near-Record Number of Births this Year for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Jay Lindsay, Associated Press
A baby boom has given a lift to the endangered North Atlantic right whale, with a near-record number of births in the just-ended calving season, according to researchers at the New England Aquarium.
India Sacks Officials after Tigers Go Missing
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters
Authorities in India's desert state of Rajasthan have suspended eight forest officials after more than two dozen tigers vanished from a wildlife sanctuary in less than 2 years, a state minister said on Saturday.
Oil Platforms May Be Used for Fish Farms
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Cain Burdeau, Associated Press
Thousands of oil and natural gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico could be converted into deep-sea fish farms raising red snapper, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna and flounder, under a plan backed by the Bush administration.
E-mails Appear to Show Yucca Mountain Scientists Planning to Make up Data
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press
E-mails by several government scientists on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump project suggest workers were planning to fabricate records and manipulate results to ensure outcomes that would help the project move forward.
The Color of Water -- An ENN Commentary
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Peter H. Gleick, The Pacific Institute
Our country is polarized over very basic issues: taxes; the size and role of government; religion and secular priorities. Yet at a time when many things are increasingly viewed...