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Conservationists Sue Over Nevada Butterfly

Conservationists filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, seeking federal protections for a rare Nevada butterfly against off-road vehicles at one of the largest sand dunes in the West. >> Read the Full Article

India Begins Count of Threatened Tigers

Armed with radio collars and high-tech cameras, hundreds of wildlife experts fanned out across a vast mangrove in India's east on Thursday as part of the world's largest census of the endangered tiger. >> Read the Full Article

Humans Display Their Stupid Side to Wildlife

A South African mugger fleeing the scene of his crime hid in a tiger enclosure, and paid a high price for his stupidity, underscoring one of nature's truisms: Humans do dumb things around wild animals. >> Read the Full Article

Florida Manatee Deaths Jump 30 Percent in 2005

Sweet Gum was fatally injured by a racing boater. Her calf, Rachel, was also killed by a boat near Lake Monroe, and so was her granddaughter, Ruby. >> Read the Full Article

China Orders End to Limits on Small Car Sales in Anti-Pollution Effort

China's government has ordered an end to restrictions on sales of smaller cars in an effort to clean up worsening smog and rein in surging oil use, state media said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Expert Blames Dog Disease for Wolf Decline

Most of the gray wolf pups born in Yellowstone National Park last year have died, a federal wolf expert says, and he believes a dog disease -- parvo virus -- may be behind the dramatic loss. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: January 2nd - 6th

ENN summarizes the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 2nd - 6th: Surprising 'King Kong' facts, canned tuna and mercury, the tell-tale scent of timber, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Capsule Containing Radioactive Metal Missing from Venezuelan Oil Facility

A capsule containing a radioactive metal for industrial use is missing from a Venezuelan oil facility, authorities said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Group Remaps Some Tsunami Disaster Areas

A Pacific Northwest aid group has digitally remapped some villages that were reduced to rubble fields in the Indonesian province of Aceh. >> Read the Full Article

China Water Company Wins Yellow River Pollution Suit

The first lawsuit seeking compensation for pollution of China's second longest river has been successful, a state newspaper said on Wednesday, as Beijing faces a growing water crisis. >> Read the Full Article