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Earth's Magnetic Pole Drifting Quickly

Earth's north magnetic pole is drifting away from North America and toward Siberia at such a clip that Alaska might soon lose its spectacular Northern Lights. >> Read the Full Article

Killer Whales Most toxic Mammal in Arctic, WWF Says

Killer whales are the most toxic mammals in the Arctic, riddled with household chemicals from around the world, the environmental pressure group WWF said on Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Environmentalists Using 'Syriana' in Calls for Oil Conservation

After years of trying to wean Americans off oil with warnings about arctic drilling and air pollution, some environmentalists are using the movie "Syriana" to help make their points. >> Read the Full Article

EU Parliament Backs Watered-Down Plans To Reduce Energy Consumption

The European Parliament is asking member states to save a minimum of 9 percent of the energy supplied to end-users over nine years. >> Read the Full Article

'Elvis' Woodpecker Draws Searchers to Arkansas

The ivory-billed woodpecker -- the Elvis of the bird world -- has starred in a video, been widely recorded and graced the cover of a prestigious magazine. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Say Fissure Could Be a New Ocean

Ethiopian, American and European researchers have observed a fissure in a desert in the remote northeast that could be the "birth of a new ocean basin." >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Under Fire as World Climate Talks End

Former President Clinton told those gathered on Friday for a world climate meeting that his successor, George W. Bush, was "flat wrong" in arguing Kyoto would harm the economy. >> Read the Full Article

Dairy Waste Becomes Resource

A dozen dairy farmers shared their stories on the campus of California State University, Fresno, about what they do when manure happens, emphasizing how to turn waste into a money-saver while complying with closer government regulations. >> Read the Full Article

Young Entrepreneur Turns Worm Waste into Profit

Tom Szaky is wearing what he calls his "greed hat," turning worm excrement into profit. >> Read the Full Article

Kicking the Oil Habit and Creating Jobs

By Robert Walker Addiction is a terrible thing. It clouds the judgment, often causing the addict to engage in self-destructive behavior. Addicts know all the reasons why they should quit; they just can’t seem to act on them. That certainly applies to America’s oil addiction. >> Read the Full Article