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Safaricom And Save The Elephants Win Mobility in the Environment Award

Save the Elephants (STE) Trust today announced they are the co-recipients, with Safaricom, of the 2005 GSM Association "Mobility in the Environment Award." >> Read the Full Article

Kraft Draws Ire for Road Kill Candy

Animal rights activists are disgusted by a new candy from Kraft Foods Inc. that's shaped like critters run over by cars -- complete with tire treads. >> Read the Full Article

Birth Rate Falls for Canadian Grizzlies, Development Cited

A nine-year study coinciding with burgeoning development in and around Banff National Park has found the area's grizzly bears have the lowest reproductive rate ever recorded in North America, scientists at the University of Calgary said. >> Read the Full Article

Tree Sacrifice in Durham Pains Builder

Mark Heizer recalls one Saturday in November when he set out to destroy 11 trees on his property at the behest of the city Public Works Department. >> Read the Full Article

South African-Led Consortium Plans Congo River Project to Nearly Double Africa's Electricity Output

A South African-led consortium plans a Congo River project it says would nearly double the continent's current output without harming the environment, a senior South African business executive said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Disaster-Cleanup Firms in Orange County Scrambling to Keep Up With Calls

The first sign of trouble was when the kitchen curtains toppled from the wall. Then the window and ceiling sprouted leaks, drip, drip, dripping all over Marsha Talbot's kitchen. >> Read the Full Article

Emmpak Foods Reaches Pollution Settlement

Emmpak Foods Inc. has installed equipment to prevent grease, oil and animal parts from clogging local sewers and has agreed to donate $30,000 to two community groups as part of a settlement of a federal lawsuit brought by two environmental groups. >> Read the Full Article

Woman Absorbs Cost of Big Sprinkler Leak; City Lowers Bill to $2,000

The bad news about Eileen Davis' sprinkler system hit her like a spray of cold water in the face. >> Read the Full Article

PPL to Spend Over Half-Billion Dollars to Clean 3 Power Plants

Environmental legislation passed a decade and half ago and the threat of stricter rules to come are prompting PPL Corp. to spend more than a half-billion dollars to clean up three coal-fired power plants. >> Read the Full Article

Warm Weather Melting Skiers' Season

According to Anthony Gigi, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., the cold Arctic air that blanketed the region last year is in short supply this year, offering short-term blasts but nothing like last winter, when the temperature remained at or below freezing nearly the entire season. >> Read the Full Article