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Judge Orders Study of Whether Pesticides Are Jeopardizing California Red-Legged Frog

A federal judge has ordered officials to study whether 66 common agricultural pesticides are harming a red-legged frog believed to have inspired a short story by Mark Twain. >> Read the Full Article

Dutch Sea Masters Reach Out to U.S. after Katrina

Famed for clawing back land from an encroaching sea and building one of the world's most formidable flood defense systems, the Netherlands is sending experts to the U.S. Gulf Coast to help clean up after Katrina. >> Read the Full Article

Report Says ASEAN Environment Ministers To Hold Talks on Haze Next Week

Southeast Asian environment ministers will talk next week in the Philippines about boosting regional cooperation to combat haze from forest fires, a perennial problem that smothered Indonesia and Malaysia last month, a news report said. >> Read the Full Article

Indonesia Court Says Newmont Has Case To Answer

An Indonesian court ruled on Tuesday that a unit of U.S.-based Newmont Mining Corp. and its American chief had failed to prevent the dumping of toxic waste into a bay near a now-defunct gold mine. >> Read the Full Article

Depleted Canada Cod Stocks Face Devastation, WWF Says

Severely depleted cod stocks in the Grand Banks off Canada's east coast face being totally wiped out by illegal fishing, the World Wildlife Federation said Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Income Can Help Reduce Poverty -- A Guest Commentary

A common complaint I hear again and again is that environmental groups ignore the economy. "You can't take care of the environment unless you have a strong economy," is the standard refrain. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Wetlands Restoration

There are many efforts across the US to restore and protect our wetlands which actually can reduce mosquito populations, and the diseases they carry such as West Nile Virus. Jerry Kay spoke to Ellie Cohen of PRBO Conservation Science. >> Read the Full Article

Professor Documents Glacial Retreat, Warns of Global Warming's Impact

When Lonnie Thompson started collecting ice samples from the world's glaciers in the 1970s, people were abuzz about a coming ice age. Since then, global warming has become more than an academic concept for the Ohio State University professor. He's watched it. >> Read the Full Article

Endangered Species Act Rewrite Would Cut Critical Habitat Provisions

Congress is considering proposed changes to the 32-year-old Endangered Species Act that would get the government out of the business of setting aside critical habitat for threatened plants and animals. >> Read the Full Article

Campaign To Save Sea Turtles Takes Aim at Mexico City Market

Environmental activists and government prosecutors on Tuesday took aim at Mexico City's most dangerous neighborhood in a controversial campaign to discourage the illegal consumption of sea-turtle eggs. >> Read the Full Article