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Kenya Wants Most-Protected Status for Lions

The Kenya Wildlife Service is pushing a plan to give the African lion maximum protection under a U.N. body that governs trade in endangered or threatened plants and animals. >> Read the Full Article

Cheetahs Flourish on Spanish Plain

Stalking teddy bears and towels before retiring to harass the family dog, 12-week-old cheetah cub Bunjee was blissfully unconcerned by the cameras trailing him around the Heidenreichs' house. >> Read the Full Article

Mexican State Recruits Cats to Fight Rats

Rats of Atascaderos note: The tough city cats of Chihauhua are coming — and they are hungry. Chihuahua state officials say they hope to collect an army of 700 felines for a frontal attack on Atascaderos, an isolated farm village in the rugged Tarahumara mountains, a region where officials estimate the rat population at half a million. >> Read the Full Article

One or Two Quakes per Minute in Washington

Small earthquakes rattled Mount St. Helens at the rate of one or two a minute Monday, and seismologists were working to determine the significance of some of the most intense seismic activity in nearly 20 years. >> Read the Full Article

EnviroMedia Issues National Small Business Conservation Challenge: $5K Prize

In response to President Bush's call on Americans to reduce gasoline consumption, Tuerff-Davis EnviroMedia Inc. has issued a national challenge to small business owners to promote fuel conservation to their employees. >> Read the Full Article

Thailand Has Probable Human Bird Flu Transmission

Thailand says it had found its first known probable case of a human being infecting another with bird flu, but insisted it was an isolated incident that posed little risk to the greater population. >> Read the Full Article

The Pot of Golden Glow at the End of the Rainbow Diet

Eating a variety of colors improves health, and here's a little secret about it!

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Today's Cartoonlet

A touch of environmental humor!

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Can This City Be Greened?

Can a derelict community be transformed into a sustainable utopia? A visionary development company working in partnership with the City of North Charleston, South Carolina believes it can. >> Read the Full Article

Will Ukraine’s Energy Future Be Cleaner?

After a decade of Ukrainian economic decline, which halved the country’s economic output and raised the poverty rate to almost a third of population, GDP has rebounded by over 30 percent since 2000, and indications are that the poverty rates are beginning to decrease. >> Read the Full Article