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Thai Fishermen Catch World's Largest Freshwater Fish

This big one did not get away. Thai fishermen netted a 646-pound catfish believed to have been the world's largest freshwater fish ever caught in Thailand, a researcher said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Merrill Lynch, World Resources Institute Make Stock Picks Based on Climate Change

A new report, the result of a collaboration between a mainstream U.S. investment bank and a environmentalist nonprofit, has broken new ground by issuing stock recommendations. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: June 27th - July 1st

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week. In the news June 27th - July 1st: Teflon under fire, global warming's toll on sand dunes, an environmentally dubious land trade, and supporters and detractors weigh in on the Kyoto protocol. >> Read the Full Article

U.N. Rejects Bulk of Environment Claims on Iraq

The United Nations on Thursday approved only $252 million of the $50 billion in claims brought against Iraq by its neighbours for environment and health damage from the 1990-91 invasion and occupation of Kuwait. >> Read the Full Article

Kyoto Protocol: Waste of Cash or Green Lifeline?

A waste of more than $1,300 a year for every American, undermining economic growth and jobs? Or a lifeline for the planet costing just an annual $20 for each European? The U.N.'s Kyoto protocol on curbing global warming looks utterly different when viewed from Washington, which opposes the 150-nation pact, or from its main backers in the European Union, Japan or Canada. >> Read the Full Article

A Few Words from ENN Publisher Jerry Kay

Over the course of the past week or two, your ideas and comments have been very helpful as we've considered -- and then re-considered -- the format of our newsletter and web site. (See "ENN Newsletter Articles: To Summarize or Not To Summarize...That is the Question," ENN, June 27, 2005.) >> Read the Full Article

Reform Badly Needed in Fisheries Department

(By Dr. David Suzuki) The Economist magazine is not exactly known for having a particularly green image. So when the magazine turns its gaze to issues of environmental conservation, you can bet that there is either a serious environmental problem or a real political mess somewhere. In the case of Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), it's both. >> Read the Full Article

Radioactive Cesium Leaks into Baltic from Swedish Nuclear Plant, No Risk to Public

Radioactive cesium has leaked into the Baltic Sea from storage tanks at a nuclear power plant in central Sweden, but poses no risk to the public or the environment, the state nuclear authority said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

India, Pakistan Fail to Resolve Differences over Disputed Water Project

India and Pakistan failed Wednesday to resolve their differences over New Delhi's plan to build a dam that Pakistan fears will deprive its farmers of vital water supplies. >> Read the Full Article

Government Scientist Denies Falsifying Yucca Mountain Data

A scientist at the center of a controversy over potential falsification of documents about the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump insisted before Congress on Wednesday that he did not alter paperwork on the project. >> Read the Full Article