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Canon U.S.A. Receives 2005 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc., has been named an Energy Star Partner of the Year -- Manufacturer for contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by designing and promoting energy-efficient products.

EPA to Let Utilities Trade Mercury Emissions
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a rule Tuesday to cut U.S. utilities' emissions of toxic mercury through a cap-and-trade system, The Washington Post reported in Tuesday editions.

EU Seeks Ideas on How to Get Airlines to Pollute Less
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The European Commission launched an eight-week internet discussion Friday asking individual Europeans -- and those active in aviation -- what should be done to force airlines to pollute less.

Colombia's Beetle Breeder Thrills Museums
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Zoe Selsky, Associated Press

University student German Viasus was researching ways to speed the natural decomposition of chicken bones when he came across what has become one of Colombia's weirdest exports.

China Close to Production of 'Safe' Genetic Rice
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Nao Nakanishi, Reuters

As early as this year, China could start commercial production of a new breed of genetically engineered rice.

Invention Turns Waste into Fertilizer
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Dana Sanchez, The Bradenton Herald

Using technology, local businessman Loran Balvanz is proving you can put a dollar sign in front of pig waste, feathers and onion peels.

EU Ministers Reach Deal on Agency to Manage Fisheries
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

European Union members clinched a deal Monday intended to protect cod and other threatened fish species from overfishing by setting up an agency to manage fisheries.

On Beyond Organic: Cooking the Whole Animal
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks

For top chefs and trend-following foodies, a menu of deep fried calf's eyes, fish sperm crepes and roast bone marrow is fast becoming the height of haute cuisine.

Officials Sounding the Alarm on Southeast Asian Droughts
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Rungrawee C. Pinyorat, Associated Press

One of the worst droughts in years in Southeast Asia has raised concerns over crop losses in the region, prompting an emergency meeting in Thailand and a call from Cambodia for international assistance.

Breaking the Oil Addiction -- An ENN Commentary
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Norman L. Dean, Friends of the Earth

Our country is addicted to oil, and we are paying a fearful price. Our profligate use of petroleum contributes to air pollution, urban smog and global warming.

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