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Global Warming Will Increase World Hunger

Global warming is likely to significantly diminish food production in many countries and greatly increase the number of hungry people, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: May 23rd - 27th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week. In the news May 23 - 27: Making water from hog waste, coral reefs in jeopardy, President Bush visits EPA headquarters, insights into the mysterious lives of plants, and more. >> Read the Full Article

Policy Debate Over Power Plants on Navajo Land

Navajos voting in opposition to a new power plant on the Navajo Nation in the Four Corners area, where some of the nation's dirtiest power plants already exist, say they are already suffering from enough respiratory disease and cancer from smog-laden air and polluted water. >> Read the Full Article

Legendary Album Covers Re-Imagined on Environmentally Responsible Papers

Album cover artist Gary Burden of R. Twerk & Co. and Gary Gonzales from "green" printer Insync Media have made the era of peace, love and rock 'n' roll come alive on environmentally and socially responsible Domtar EarthChoice papers. >> Read the Full Article

Need to Curb Appetite for Bushmeat

(By Dr. David Suzuki) Last week, the journal Science reported the discovery of a new species of monkey in Africa. Coincidentally, the satirical magazine The Onion also wrote about the discovery of a new, rare species of monkey - and how it was so delicious that it would not last long. >> Read the Full Article

Wildflower Feared Extinct Found in California

A flower long thought to be extinct was rediscovered in a California state park -- more than six decades after it was last seen, scientists said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Bush Visits Gas Station that Sells Hydrogen Fuel for Cars

President Bush stared inquisitively down into the nozzle of a hydrogen fuel hose on Wednesday, then pumped the fuel into a blue compact car as he renewed his plea for Congress to pass a wide-ranging energy bill.` >> Read the Full Article

Covertly Placed Water-Quality Monitoring Devices Cause Friction Between States

Arkansas and Oklahoma, which have been at odds for years over poultry-farm pollution flowing into the rivers they share, are squabbling again after Oklahoma researchers secretly slipped across the state line and set up water-quality monitors in Arkansas. >> Read the Full Article

Need to Curb Appetite for Bushmeat -- An ENN Commentary

Last week, the journal Science reported the discovery of a new species of monkey in Africa. Coincidentally, the satirical magazine The Onion also wrote about the discovery of a new, rare species of monkey - and how it was so delicious that it would not last long. >> Read the Full Article

World Needs More than Sea Walls to Stop Floods

Building higher and stronger dykes will not be enough to protect the world's low-lying areas against rising sea levels and global warming, a conference heard on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article