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Giant Ocean Waves More Common Than Thought

Last year's Hurricane Ivan generated an ocean wave that towered higher than 90 feet at one point, says a study that also suggests such giants may be more common than once thought. >> Read the Full Article

If We Could Have Written the Energy Bill... Readers Opine

ENN's readers rose enthusiastially to the challenge posed by our publisher, Jerry Kay early in the week. In an article we published on Tuesday, Jerry wrote, "If you could have written our national energy legislation what would you have included?" The ideas keep rolling in; here are some of the latest. Please add your thoughts to the mix! >> Read the Full Article

Shuttle Commander Sees Wide Environmental Damage

Commander Eileen Collins said astronauts on shuttle Discovery had seen widespread environmental destruction on Earth and warned Thursday that greater care was needed to protect natural resources. "The atmosphere almost looks like an eggshell on an egg, it's so very thin," she said. "We know that we don't have much air, we need to protect what we have." >> Read the Full Article

ENN Expo Brings Together Innovative Companies and Environmentally-Savvy Consumers

ENN Expo was created to give innovative companies and organizations the opportunity to display their creations to ENN's large and environmentally-savvy audience. Alternatively, green consumers can peruse the Expo and learn about the many truly forward-thinking businesses and products that are in the environmental products market today. >> Read the Full Article

Indonesia Sanctuary Puts the Beast Back into Animals

The Cikananga Animal Rescue Center tries to help animals regain their natural instincts to allow their return to the wild. But if two Sumatran tigers awaiting a meal of raw goat meat are any indication, Alen and his team face a challenge. "Once we gave the tigers live goats, but instead of attacking the goats, they were afraid of them." >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: August 1st - 5th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week. In the news August 1st - 5th: The grim view from space, man's best friend cloned, halting desert creep in Senegal, ENN's readers weigh in on energy, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Group Accuses California Farms of 'Double Dipping' Subsidies

A national environmental group critical of farm subsidies reported Tuesday that more than 1,200 Central Valley farms received federally subsidized water to grow subsidized crops in 2002. >> Read the Full Article

Energy Education Needed to Avert Conflict in the Rocky Mountains

The largest growth area for natural-gas development in the United States continues to be the Rocky Mountains. Some of the fastest-growing states in the nation also are in the Rocky Mountains. That's destined to set up some conflicts between those whose business it is to develop natural gas and those who prefer it not happen in sight of their homes. >> Read the Full Article

DEP Urged to Protect Pennsylvania's Environment from Toxic Mercury

Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), joined by representatives from health care, sporting, women's rights, faith-based, children's advocacy and conservation organizations, today called for Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to put the health of citizens above politics and continue working on new regulations to reduce toxic mercury from the state's coal-fired power plants. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Recognizes Starbucks as Among Largest Green Power Purchasers in the US

Starbucks Coffee Company recently joined the EPA’s Green Power Partnership, taking the #22 spot on the Partnership’s Top 25 List of largest green power purchases in the United States. >> Read the Full Article