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New Warner Bros. Project at Forest Preserve Gains Environmentalists' Support

Environmentalists are giving the green light to a new Warner Bros. project that involves restoring a popular lake at an Illinois forest preserve. >> Read the Full Article

Gorbachev Calls for Global Treaty Making Access to Water and Basic Sanitation a Human Right

Mikhail Gorbachev is pressing world leaders to adopt a treaty guaranteeing clean water and sanitation for their people, a task he says is more daunting than ending the nuclear arms race during the Cold War. >> Read the Full Article

The Springtime Night Sky

From seasonal constellations to planets, the springtime night sky is blooming with sights to behold. Find out what to look for overhead this spring! >> Read the Full Article

Monuments to Unsustainability -- An ENN Commentary

My 13-year old son is fascinated with muscle cars. He subscribes to one of those magazines that give him all he wants to know about horsepower-to-weight ratio and how fast the model in question can get from zero to 60. >> Read the Full Article

Population of Chesapeake Rockfish Rebounds, but Worries Persist over Species' Future

After a 15-minute fight, the telltale dark stripes of a rockfish show through the murky waters of the Chesapeake Bay, hooked on one of the 16 lines trailing behind a charter boat. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Battle Looms as Developers Press Plans for Resorts along Puerto Rico's Coast

A tranquil beach fringed with nothing but tropical forests, cattle ranches and turquoise seas is at the center of a looming battle between environmentalists and developers who plan two resorts along one of Puerto Rico's least disturbed stretches of coastline. >> Read the Full Article

Michigan Works to Restore Moose Population

Known only as Moose No. 173, she wandered for years in the swamplands and forests of Michigan's far north before dropping dead at the foot of a black spruce tree and disappearing over the next week beneath a blanket of snow. >> Read the Full Article

Oceans Getting Louder; Effects Unclear

High-profile whale beachings have been linked to sonar blasts and sparked fierce public debate over the military's use of sound in national defense. But a broader concern for scientists is rising levels of ocean background noise, much of it generated by commercial shipping, and whether it interferes with the way the entire sea has operated for eons. >> Read the Full Article

Monuments to Unsustainability

(By James Quigley) My 13-year old son is fascinated with muscle cars. He subscribes to one of those magazines that give him all he wants to know about horsepower-to-weight ratio... >> Read the Full Article

Peru Judge Orders Cleanup of Town Polluted by U.S.-Based Metals Producer

Environmentalists declared victory Friday after winning a preliminary civil court ruling ordering health officials to alleviate toxic emissions in La Oroya, a bleak, smoke-choked town where U.S.-based Doe Run Co. operates a metallurgical plant. >> Read the Full Article