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Caribbean Corals Hit by Warm, Storm-Spawning Seas
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Corals in the Caribbean are being damaged by the same warm seas that have fuelled Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, the WWF conservation group said.

New Algae Species Complicates Efforts to Improve Taste, Smell of San Diego Drinking Water
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Regional water quality experts reported progress today in dealing with an unrelenting new strain of algae in Lake Skinner that is affecting the taste and smell of drinking water being served to consumers in San Diego and southwest Riverside counties.

Reflecting New Shopping Trend, Stop & Shop Touts Organics
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Grimaldi, The Providence Journal, R.I.

Traditional supermarkets see organic foods as one way to hold on to shoppers lured away by low-price wholesale clubs, convenience stores and other retailers that stock food.

Poll Shows Many Firms See Global Warming Affecting Their Business
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - Kyodo News International, Tokyo

Most major companies see global warming as presenting "commercial risks or opportunities" to their business, but many of them are failing to curb their emission of greenhouse gases, a Britain-based group's survey indicated Sunday.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Begins Assessing Damage on Texas Coast
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District began assessing damage on the Texas coast Saturday, according to Col. Steve Haustein, District Engineer and Commander.

Lawsuit Filed Against Major Oil Companies Alleging Ecological Damage Worsened Katrina
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit has been filed against several major oil companies alleging that they are culpable for the extensive damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

EarthNews Radio: Green Construction
September 26, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Green businesses are growing more popular these days, and turning your business into a green one is becoming a good financial choice, as well as a good choice for the planet.

North Korea Raises Stakes in Nuclear Standoff, Demands Reactors for Dismantling Nuclear Program
September 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Edith Lederer, Associated Press

North Korea's deputy foreign minister insisted that his country be given light-water nuclear reactors at the same time that it dismantles its nuclear program to demonstrate "good faith," raising the stakes in the nuclear standoff with the United States.

Indonesia To Ban Poultry Farms in Capital
September 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Indonesia will re-arrange zoning for the poultry industry, banning farms and slaughterhouses in the teeming capital in a bid to stop the spread of the bird flu virus that has killed four people, an official said on Thursday.

Rita Brings Houston's Big Refining Industry To Standstill
September 23, 2005 12:00 AM - David Koenig, Associated Press

Drivers, homeowners, airlines and businesses will end up paying higher fuel bills if Hurricane Rita magnifies the damage last month's Hurricane Katrina inflicted on the oil-refining industry.

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