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North Pacific Right Whales Seem to Be Making a Comeback, Says Scientists
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Mary Pemberton, Associated Press

North Pacific right whales may not be going extinct after all.

Trade Pays Big Dividends for Crocodiles
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

If you want to save a wild animal, give it a price tag. Wild crocodiles in Australia's Northern Territory are now thriving because of a controlled harvest of the reptile, a leading expert on the animal said on Monday.

Australia's Frisky Koalas to Get Hormone Implants
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Reuters

Lusty Koalas in southern Australia are going to be put on the pill to stop them breeding too quickly and putting too much strain on their eucalyptus-forest home.

Former Chemical Dump in Upstate New York Formally Removed from Superfund List
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The site of a former chemical dump that led to an environmental disaster more than two decades ago was formally removed from the federal Superfund list recently.

Majority of Native Arizona Fish Threatened with Extinction, Says Study
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Mitch Tobin, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson

Five types of fish in the Gila River basin desperately need federal protection or else they'll keep swimming toward extinction, according to a new study by academic and government biologists.

Alaska Bering Sea Pollock Gets Eco-label
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Mary Pemberton, Associated Press

The largest fishery in the United States has received final approval for an eco-label that tells customers the seafood they are buying is environmentally friendly.

Geologists Compress, Bury Carbon Dioxide Beneath Texas Oilfield in Experiment
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Eric Berger, Houston Chronicle

Some Texas geologists believe the best way to get rid of the carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels is to simply put it back where it came from.

Companies Tout Water-saving Gadgetry for Builders at Las Vegas Trade Show
October 4, 2004 12:00 AM - Hubble Smith, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Kathy Hilty of Pardee Homes was skeptical about finding anything new in water-saving technology at a trade expo sponsored by the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

Tyson, Wal-Mart Sign on for Emissions Reduction Program
October 4, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press, BENTONVILLE, Ark.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday agreed to participate in an emissions reduction program through the Environmental Protection Agency.

Bat Deaths in West Virginia Could Threaten Green Image of Wind Power
October 3, 2004 12:00 AM - Jim Balow,The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.

Bats and ridgetop wind turbines are a deadly combination, recent research at a Tucker County wind power site confirms.

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