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Natural Gas Pipeline from Alaska Won't Eliminate Long-Term Supply Challenges

A $25 billion pipeline carrying natural gas from Alaska to the lower 48 states would play an important role in satisfying the nation's long-term supply needs, but experts say it will not reverse America's rising dependence on imports. >> Read the Full Article

Bottles Recycled for Fertilizer Line

That plastic Coke bottle you pitched into the trash could soon be back on a store shelf, filled with worm waste and ready to be sold a second time. >> Read the Full Article

Urban Land Trusts -- A Guest Commentary

These days, hardly a dime is tossed towards systematically reclaiming urban eco-systems. With a majority of the world’s population soon to live in cities, it’s time to focus on recreating sustainable wilderness areas in our own backyards. >> Read the Full Article

Sunflower Farmers Wait for More Research

Sunflower farmers say a German study looking into possible links between the plant and AIDS medicine may grab headlines, but they believe it's too early to increase production of the crop. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Agency is Asked to Look into Farmed Salmon Ad

Environmentalists asked U.S. regulators Wednesday to investigate what they claim are misleading advertisements touting the health benefits of salmon for pregnant women. >> Read the Full Article

Alaska's Mount McKinley Climbers Capped at 1,500

Alaska's Mount McKinley, North America's tallest mountain, will be capped at 1,500 climbers a year under a plan announced by the National Park Service Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Cash Crunch Looms for 'Noah's Ark' Seed Project

Scientists racing to save the world's plants as global warming and human expansion threaten whole species fear a looming cash crunch may derail the ambitious project. >> Read the Full Article

Coral Reef Discovered off Thailand Coast

A coral reef spanning several hundred acres and teeming with fish has been discovered off the coast of Thailand and should be given protected status, the World Wide Fund for Nature said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Coral Reef Discovered off Thailand Cost

A coral reef spanning several hundred acres and teeming with fish has been discovered off the coast of Thailand and should be given protected status, the World Wide Fund for Nature said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Supreme Court Raises Concern over Limiting Coverage of Clean Water Act

The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with how far upstream the government should extend protections of the Clean Water Act, a case that could affect millions of acres of wetlands. >> Read the Full Article