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Fishing: The New Resource War -- An ENN Commentary

Until the mid 20th century, the ocean was a key watery terrain of conflict between competing colonial powers seeking to expand their control over territories and natural resources. >> Read the Full Article

White Pelicans Return to N.D. Refuge

Biologists are buoyed by the first wave of white pelicans returning to the Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in central North Dakota. >> Read the Full Article

Government Proposes to Move Nuclear Waste Piled Near the Colorado River

The Energy Department on Wednesday proposed to move a huge pile of radioactive waste away from the banks of the Colorado River -- a victory for environmentalists and Western politicians who fear the debris could poison the Southwest's major source of drinking water. >> Read the Full Article

State Department Pressed to Open North Dakota Drainage Project to International Judgment

Officials from both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border, in Washington to press Canada's case against a drainage project in North Dakota, urged the State Department on Wednesday to send the case to an international commission. >> Read the Full Article

Alaska Starts Kill of Grizzly Bears to Boost Moose

For the first time since Alaska became a U.S. state, hunters will be allowed to use bait to lure and kill grizzly bears under a program intended to boost moose populations in parts of interior Alaska. >> Read the Full Article

Daylight-Saving Time Saves Fuel, Lawmakers Say

If Congress passes an energy bill, Americans may see more daylight-saving time. Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the last Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November. >> Read the Full Article

Fishing: The New Resource War

(By Robert Ovetz, PhD) Until the mid 20th century, the ocean was a key watery terrain of conflict between competing colonial powers seeking to expand their control... >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: National Food to School Program

Serving healthy foods in schools is a growing national trend. But is there enough organic and local food available to supply all of the schools? >> Read the Full Article

Dairy Farms on the Decline in Alabama

The number of dairy farms in Alabama continues to shrink, and those who have been watching the trend aren't surprised. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio Highlights PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"

PBS will be airing a number of programs about science and the environment in the month of April; among them is "Journey to Planet Earth." >> Read the Full Article