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Sustainable Gardening for All

More and more people these days seem to be recognizing the multitude of reasons to plan and maintain an ecological landscape. Reducing pollution, conserving resources, and creating wildlife habitat are just a few of the end benefits to taking a sustainable approach to gardening. >> Read the Full Article

Envirocare Looking to Expand its Operation

Envirocare of Utah is seeking permission to expand its operations onto 536 acres of land it purchased from a potential competitor when the business changed hands two months ago. >> Read the Full Article

Solar Cell Maker's Shares Jump 45% on Debut

Shares of Solartron Plc surged 45 percent from its initial public offering price, despite overall sluggishness in the Thai market. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Junk Food and American Waistlines

American waistlines continue to grow, yet the food industry continues to successfully market junk food. >> Read the Full Article

SYSCO's Earth Plus Product Line Recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice distributor to restaurants, schools, and institutions, today announced that 16 of its Earth Plus(R) cleaning products have been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Design for the Environment (DfE) program. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Mystified by Herring Decline

A steep decline in Puget Sound-area herring, a critical food source for larger fish, marine mammals and sea birds, has scientists mystified. >> Read the Full Article

Multiple Dangers Loom in Coastal Regions

While the earthquake in Indonesia and last December's Asian tsunami have focused attention on natural disasters, hundreds of smaller disasters cause widespread devastation every year. >> Read the Full Article

Major War Brewing over Efforts to Save Spokane River

Few cities have waterfalls thundering through the downtown core. Even fewer have one like Spokane's, which can be -- and often is -- shut off at the spigot. >> Read the Full Article

Japan Government Panel Approves Proposal to Cut Emissions under Kyoto Protocol

A Japanese government panel on Tuesday approved a preliminary plan that aims to lower emissions from cars, buildings and factories over the next five years to meet targets set by the Kyoto Protocol on global warming. >> Read the Full Article

Nine States File Lawsuit Challenging New EPA Mercury Regulations

Nine states filed a lawsuit against the federal government Tuesday, challenging new regulations they say fail to protect children and expectant mothers from dangers posed by mercury emissions from power plants. >> Read the Full Article