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Group Challenges Wolf Recovery Program

An environmental group went to court Thursday in an effort to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand a program to reintroduce the endangered Mexican gray wolf in New Mexico and Arizona. >> Read the Full Article

Gore Urges Scientists to Be More Active

Former Vice President Al Gore said Thursday there was a "temptation" to suppress scientific findings that don't agree with policy and urged scientists to take a more active role in communicating research with the public. >> Read the Full Article

Two-Thirds of Congo Basin Forests Could Disappear

Two-thirds of the forests in the Congo River Basin could disappear within 50 years if logging and mineral exploitation continues at current rates, environmental group WWF said in a report. >> Read the Full Article

Argentine Province Halts Mining on Pollution Fears

Lawmakers in an Argentine province famous for its wine and ski resorts have suspended all open-pit mining due to strong environmental opposition, deputies and industry sources said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Northern Hemisphere Warming Twice as Fast as South

The northern hemisphere has been warming twice as fast as the southern hemisphere in recent years, the U.N's weather agency said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

South Africa Moves to Restrict Canned Hunting

South Africa has unveiled draft laws that crack down on hunting predators bred in captivity but activists on Thursday criticised the moves against "canned hunting" as inadequate. >> Read the Full Article

Week in Review: December 11th - 15th

ENN rounds up the most compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news December 11th - 15th: Global warming guilt, airline industry waste, worldwide urbanization, new fuel economy standards, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

December 11th - 15th

ENN rounds up the most compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news December 11th - 15th: Global warming guilt, airline industry waste, worldwide urbanization, new fuel economy standards, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Government Broke Law in Grizzly Dispute

The federal government broke the law by not addressing flaws in a study it relied on in allowing maintenance of roads in grizzly bear habitat in parts of Montana, Idaho and Washington, a judge ruled Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

India Says Its Carbon Emissions Not Harming World

India, considered to be one of the world's top polluters, said on Thursday that it was not doing any harm to the world's atmosphere despite increasing emissions of greenhouse gases. >> Read the Full Article