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Bush Plan Casts Off Protection for Large Areas of Northwest Salmon Habitat
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Joe Rojas-Burke, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.

The Bush administration on Tuesday proposed a steep reduction in the miles of rivers and streams to come under federal protection for Pacific salmon, and offered exemptions for property owners and broad areas of the Northwest and California.

Four Green Firms Win New Ventures Competition in Mexico
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM -

A company that sells Mexico's first organic chicken, another that restores previously unusable land for aquaculture, a third that helps replenish water supplies, and a fourth that uses sustainable technology in the production of tortillas have been announced as winners of the World Resource Institute's (WRI) New Ventures Investor Forum in Mexico.

Laughter from Hippoworks
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM -

Aside from making people laugh, Hippoworks characters help educate people about the environment and treatment of animals.

Desert Serenity
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Joyanna Laughlin, Natural Home Magazine (Nov/Dec 2004)

A sustainability pioneer who apprenticed with an Egyptian architect who championed safe, low-cost housing, now builds adobe homes in the Texas desert and founded a nonprofit to teach others how.

Leftovers Again?
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Grinning Planet

Food storage solutions for better health and to save money.

Don't Be Fuelish!
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM -

The price of oil and gasoline recently rose to levels not seen since the 1970s. When prices rise at the pump, people respond by looking for ways to conserve gas and save money.

China's Search For New Energy Sources
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Gordon Feller, editor in chief of Urban Age Magazine

The demand for alternative fuels in China is driven by the Chinese government’s desire to reduce air pollution, particularly in urban centres, and reduce the country’s dependence on imported oil. Preparing to host the 2008 Olympics is also putting pressure on the Government of China to make the necessary investments.

Cohousing Sets Sustainability Standard
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Wendy Priesnitz, Editor and Co-Founder, Natural Life Magazine

Across North America, a growing number of cohousing neighborhoods are leading the move toward sustainable lifestyles. They are, according to research, driving 30 percent less than the rest of us, paying 50 percent less in utility bills and using 40 percent less water.

Environmental Justice for All
December 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Amanda Griscom, Mother Earth News Magazine

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says defending our environment must transcend political partisanship.

Marine Expert John Emory Parks Chats with Grist
November 30, 2004 12:00 AM - Grist Magazine

After a long career in environmental nonprofit work, John Emory Parks recently made the jump into government service as an international affairs specialist for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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