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Endangered Species Is List Growing, Says Green Group

The world's list of endangered species is growing at an alarming and unprecedented rate, as governments pay less and less attention to green issues, a major global environmental body said on Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Arctic Melt Accelerates, Governments Split

A thaw of the Arctic icecap is accelerating because of global warming, but nations in the region including the United States are deadlocked about how to stop it. >> Read the Full Article

Dead Heron in Hong Kong Suspected to Have Caught Avian Flu

A dead gray heron found in Hong Kong near the mainland China border is suspected to have been a casualty of bird flu, the government said on Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Environmentally Friendly Building Methods Spread in Nebraska

Signs of "green," or environmentally friendly, building methods in Nebraska: >> Read the Full Article

Ohio May Benefit from Rising Interest in Wind-Powered Electrical Generation

Wind power is about to get energized, and experts say Ohio could benefit. >> Read the Full Article

Senegal's Cholera Epidemic Spreads with 400 Cases, Two Fatal

A cholera epidemic in the capital of this West African nation was spreading Tuesday, with 400 cases reported and two deaths so far, health officials said. >> Read the Full Article

New Methods Control Bugs Without Drugs, Say Researchers

Pitting one germ against the other, researchers said this week that they had developed at least two new methods of fighting infection without the use of antibiotics. >> Read the Full Article

San Antonio Fuel-Cell Forum Energizes Experts Seeking to Lessen Oil Dependency

In these times of rising gasoline prices and global warming, energy experts are meeting this week in San Antonio with the aim of harnessing hydrogen power to lessen the world's dependence on oil. >> Read the Full Article

Nigerian Unions Vote for General Strike on Nov. 16

Nigerian unions decided on recently to hold an indefinite general strike on Nov. 16 to protest against rising fuel prices in the world's eighth largest oil exporter. >> Read the Full Article

Greenpeace Accuses Hong Kong of Downplaying Air Pollution

Greenpeace on Monday accused the Hong Kong government of downplaying air pollution in the territory by setting the acceptable level of certain pollutants too high. >> Read the Full Article