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Greenpeace Activists Board Ex-French Warship Saying It's Carrying Toxic Waste to India
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Two Greenpeace activists boarded a decommissioned French warship Thursday to protest its departure for India for dismantling, saying it carries hundreds of tons of toxic waste.

The Power to Change... By Choosing the Coffee We Drink -- A Guest Commentary
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Gordon Feller, Urban Age Institute

Like petroleum, coffee is a widely traded global commodity, mostly consumed in developed countries and produced in developing countries. But while petroleum producers have recently seen international oil prices rise steeply, coffee growers have experienced the opposite.

U.S., Australia Pledge Millions of Dollars to Promote Fight against Global Warming
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Michael Casey, Associated Press

Six of the world's biggest polluters endorsed a voluntary plan Thursday that they claim will reduce their greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2050.

Kenya's Elephants Suffering from Drought, Clash with People over Resources
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press

Elephants in Kenyan national parks and reserves are leaving their drought-stricken sanctuaries to search for water and food near human settlements.

Chemical Traces Found in U.S. Bottled Water Given as Substitute for Tainted Tap Water
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Bottled water provided to residents whose tap water was tainted with a chemical used to make Teflon has tested positive for trace amounts of the same substance.

California Regulators Adopt $2.9 Billion Solar Power Plan
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Leonard Anderson, Reuters

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a $2.9 billion program to make California one of the world's largest producers of solar power.

World Wildlife Fund to Train Thousands of Gold Miners in Suriname to Protect Environment
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Arny Belfor, Associated Press

Interior Department Clears Way for Oil Leases in Lake Region of Alaska's North Slope
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

The U.S. Interior Department is opening to oil and gas development almost half a million acres (202,350 hectares) of federal land in an ecologically sensitive area of Alaska's North Slope.

ENN Weekly: January 9th - 13th
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN summarizes the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 9th - 13th: The wind power debate, grizzly bear hunting, ducks in danger, Brazil's imperiled wetlands, and much more.

The Power to Change... By Choosing the Coffee We Drink
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Gordon Feller, Urban Age Institute

Like petroleum, coffee is a widely traded global commodity, mostly consumed in developed countries and produced in developing countries. But while petroleum producers have recently seen international oil prices rise steeply, coffee growers have experienced the opposite.

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