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Eastern Canada Bakes in Extreme High Temperatures
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters

Much of eastern Canada is baking in dramatically high temperatures, a fact which underlines how climate change is set to affect the giant country, a leading environmental expert said Wednesday.

Congress Seeks To Slash Food Aid for Poor, Conservation
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Libby Quaid, Associated Press

Under orders to cut agriculture spending by $3 billion, Republicans in Congress have proposed reducing food programs for the poor by $574 million and conservation programs by $1 billion, The Associated Press has learned.

Vets Operate on Giraffe for Skin Cancer
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Jacob Adelman, Associated Press

National Zoo veterinarians treated a giraffe Wednesday morning for a tumor on its head that is the first case of skin cancer reported among the tall spotted creatures.

Feds Propose Allowing Threatened Sea Otters Back into Southern California Waters
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Terence Chea, Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday proposed allowing sea otters back into Southern California waters, saying that scrapping the current "no-otter zone" would boost recovery efforts for the threatened species.

Increased Cancer Risk from LA Port Complex Fumes
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Diesel fumes from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach -- the busiest U.S. seaport complex -- raise the risk of cancer for people living up to 15 miles inland, a new air quality study says.

Global Warming To Hit Migratory and Static Species
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

The Golden Toad has already paid the ultimate price of extinction and other species are expected to follow suit as the world warms, according to a report published on Thursday.

Oyster Bay Listed As Endangered Refuge
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Frank Eltman, Associated Press

The Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge, near Theodore Roosevelt's summer White House, is among the nation's 10 most endangered wildlife refuges, according to a new report from an environmental group.

ENN TV Showcases a World of Environmental Stories
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN TV, at features the most compelling environmental programming from around the world. Refreshed frequently with new films, ENN TV showcases the work of environmental organizations, environmentally focused businesses, documentary filmmakers, and more.

Arizona Officials To Track Mountain Lions
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Officials will fit as many as 20 mountain lions with tracking collars near Tucson and Payson in a study that aims to better understand how the animals and people can coexist.

Envoy Says U.S. Greenhouse Gas Growth Slowing
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The chief U.S. negotiator on global warming acknowledged Wednesday the nation's glacial pace in reducing greenhouse gases and said even that might not continue in the future.

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