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Poll Finds Brazilians Fear Riches May Spark Invasion
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Axel Bugge, Reuters

As many as three out of four Brazilians believe a foreign country could invade Brazil to take control of its vast natural resources, according to an opinion poll commissioned by an animal rights group.

Road Building to Be Allowed on National Forest 'Roadless' Areas
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The last 58.5 million acres of untouched national forests, which President Clinton had set aside for protection, were opened to possible logging, mining and other commercial uses by the Bush administration on Thursday.

U.S. Looking Next Year to Join Global Treaty Banning World's Most Toxic Chemicals
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Kevin Gray, Associated Press

The United States is looking to join an international treaty phasing out a dozen of the world's most hazardous pesticides and chemicals next year, a U.S. official said as delegates from 130 nations met.

ENN Weekly: May 2 - 6
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors, ENN

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week.

ENN Weekly: May 2nd - 6th
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors, ENN

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week.

EarthNews Radio Review
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

This week EarthNews Radio brought you interviews with information about greener consumer products -- including how to identify them and how they're grown -- and the battle to make some of them legal and accepted.

Even Used, Some Prius Hybrid Cars Selling for above Sticker Price
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Chang, Associated Press

Sheila Catoira wanted a fuel-efficient Toyota Prius hybrid so badly, she found a used model online and paid $1,000 more than the car would have cost new. With the demand for a gas-electric Prius far outstripping supply, some buyers are plunking down a premium for cars that are thousands of miles old.

Gasoline Would Be Cheaper if Oil Companies Used More Ethanol, Report Says
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Wenske, The Kansas City Star, Mo.

Reluctance by big oil companies to blend more ethanol in their gasoline costs consumers 5 to 8 cents a gallon at the pump, a report claims.

Impoverished Arkansas Delta Towns Hope 'Lord God' Bird Will Work an Economic Miracle
May 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Melissa Nelson, Associated Press

If the ivory-billed woodpecker was magic to early-day American Indians, perhaps it can work some magic for the modern-day residents trying to scratch out a living in this poor Delta region.

Park Closes Lake to Protect Rare Mollusk
May 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Officials have closed one of the park's lakes to swimming in order to protect a small, rare mollusk living there. Biologists say the Rocky Mountain capshell limpet needs the protection in Lost Lake, one of only 17 known homes to the limpet, because swimmers could too easily crush the small creatures.

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