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First Shipment of Cold War-Era Radioactive Waste from Ohio Plant Leaves for Texas
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press

About 40,000 pounds of radioactive waste from a long-closed uranium-processing plant were loaded onto a flatbed truck Monday for a 1,300-mile journey to storage

Red Tide Hits Martha's Vineyard Shellfish
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Officials closed two areas off Martha's Vineyard to shellfishing on Monday as the largest red tide outbreak in decades continued to spread through New England waters.

Report Says Malaysia's Johor State Needs $263 Million to Clean Up Its Rivers
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Malaysia's southern Johor state will spend 1 billion ringgit (US$263 million; euro214 million) to clean up three of its most polluted rivers, choked with sewage and garbage, a news report said Monday.

International Research Group Calls for Reductions in Cod Fishing in North Sea
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press

An international marine research group warned Monday that the outlook for cod stocks in the North Sea was poor and called for a reduction in fishing off Norway, in inner Danish waters and around the Faeroe Islands.

More Protection Sought for Shorebird
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Angela Delli Santi, Associated Press

Environmentalists on Tuesday will urge the governors of New Jersey and Delaware to enforce strong new protections for a migratory shorebird threatened with extinction.

Group Sues to Protect Alaska Sea Otters
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Environmentalists have sued the U.S. Interior Department for taking too long to put Alaska sea otters on the threatened species list.

EarthNews Radio: Food Services for a Sustainable Future
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Increasingly more restaurants know that a healthy meal begins with healthy ingredients.

Researchers Document Tool-Use by Dolphins
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press

A group of dolphins living off the coast of Australia apparently teach their offspring to protect their snouts with sponges while foraging for food in the sea floor. Researchers say it appears to be a cultural behavior passed on from mother to daughter, a first for animals of this type, although such learning has been seen in other species.

China Says Water Pollution So Severe that Cities Could Lack Safe Supplies
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Joe McDonald, Associated Press

China's booming economy is driving a rapid rise in water pollution so severe that densely crowded cities could be left without adequate supplies, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday.

Lynx Making a Comeback in Minnesota
June 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Lynx No. 13 growled a warning at the researchers who came to weigh and tag her four kittens. The mother lynx watched from 20 feet away, never coming closer but never leaving, as the scientists poked and prodded the 3-week-old kittens, who received ear tags as part of a study that could determine the fate of her species in Minnesota.

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