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Experts Say India, China Must Coordinate to Save Tigers

India and China must share intelligence and strengthen their enforcement agencies to crack down on organised criminal gangs that illegally trade tiger skins and parts, wildlife experts said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Japan Finds Radioactive Matter around U.S. Ship

Japan said on Wednesday it found radioactive matter from water samples taken around a U.S. nuclear-powered submarine off its eastern coast, but the amount was small and posed no harm to humans or the environment. >> Read the Full Article

Schwarzenegger Signs Landmark Greenhouse Gas Law

In a move backers hope will change the U.S. approach to the problem of global warming, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a law Wednesday aimed at reducing the state's greenhouse gas emissions. >> Read the Full Article

Typhoon Xangsane Batters Philippines, Flooding Towns, Closing Schools and Offices

Typhoon Xangsane unleashed fierce winds and dumped heavy rains across the northern and central Philippines on Thursday, cutting off roads and phone lines as authorites shut down schools, ferries and the country's financial markets. >> Read the Full Article

Senator Seeks to Speed Nuclear Waste Shipments to Yucca Mountain

A Senate committee chairman said Wednesday he wants to start shipping nuclear waste to Nevada's Yucca Mountain in 2010, seven years ahead of the Bush administration's schedule. >> Read the Full Article

Dead Zone Off Oregon Needs Storms to Break

The dead zone of oxygen-depleted water that has been killing crabs and fish along the central Oregon Coast is showing the first signs of breaking up, but will likely remain in place until fall storms move in next month. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Needs Two New Icebreakers, Study Says

The United States should begin construction of two new heavy-duty icebreakers, the National Research Council said Tuesday. There are currently four icebreakers in service but two of them, the Polar Sea and Polar Star, are near the end of their service lives. >> Read the Full Article

Researchers See Rare Woodpecker in Florida

After spending months in remote northwest Florida swamps searching for the ivory-billed woodpecker, researchers say they have seen and heard the rare bird once believed to be extinct. >> Read the Full Article

Judge Bans Snowmobiles to Protect Endangered Caribou in Northern Idaho

A judge has declared nearly 470 square miles of national forest land in northern Idaho off-limits to snowmobiles in an effort to save the last mountain caribou herd in the contiguous 48 states. >> Read the Full Article

Germany to Put Global Warming Back on G8 Agenda

Germany will make fighting climate change a top priority when it takes control of the G8 next year and will try to persuade the United States of its importance, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article