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Experts Dismiss Hong Kong Government Fears of Post-Tsunami Fish

Hong Kong's government has urged residents not to eat seafood from tsunami-affected areas as they may be tainted, but experts brushed off such fears on Wednesday, saying the effects of the catastrophe on fish were minimal. >> Read the Full Article

Tsunami May Accelerate Maldives' Dilemma: Relocate or Perish

Shopkeeper Mohammed Ibrahim stands among the ruins of his once-idyllic island home and explains why he wants to leave forever. >> Read the Full Article

Conservationists in India Call Scarce 'Mermaids' in Peril after Tsunami

Conservationists in the Capital are worried that the Dugong Creek may well lose all dugongs in the post-tsunami Andaman. >> Read the Full Article

Sustainability -- A New Bottom Line

Last time, I talked about the factors that have led to a shattering of our worldview, but I only hinted at the biggest one -- the economy. And it's our economy that needs the most work. >> Read the Full Article

Tsunami Didn't Redraw Asian Coastlines

Aerial images of tsunami-battered coastlines suggest the world map may be changed forever, with chunks of land sinking into the sea. But did the quake and the killer wave it spawned really significantly reshape the Indian Ocean's outline? Scientists say probably not. >> Read the Full Article

Federal Environmental Officials Take Western Policy Talks to Resort

Bush administration environmental officials and senior members of Congress are to speak to business leaders at an Arizona resort this week in what is being billed as a chance for executives to determine strategy over wine, meals and golf. >> Read the Full Article

Reading Winds, Waves May Have Saved Ancient Tribes on Remote Indian Islands

Two days after a tsunami thrashed the island where his ancestors have lived for tens of thousands of years, a lone tribesman stood naked on the beach and looked up at a hovering coast guard helicopter. He then took out his bow and shot an arrow toward the rescue chopper. >> Read the Full Article

Once-Hated Gray Wolf Thrives in the US Rockies

As the gray wolf hovered on the brink of extinction a decade ago, U.S. officials embarked on a controversial plan to open the vast refuge of Yellowstone National Park to the pack-based predators in the hopes of rebuilding the species. >> Read the Full Article

Top 3 Japan Automakers to Give 580 Million Yen to Tsunami Relief

Toyota Motor Corp. and two other top Japanese automakers on Thursday announced plans worth a total of 580 million yen for relief efforts in Southeast Asia after the Dec. 26 devastating earthquake and tsunami. >> Read the Full Article

Fort Worth, Texas, Approves Natural-Gas Drilling Under Parks

Drilling for natural gas could begin this summer under three city-owned parks under an agreement between the city and a Dallas-based oil and gas company. >> Read the Full Article