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Report Warns of Obstacles to Sustainable Biofuels Sector

The benefits of biofuel made from beets, sugar cane and other crops may be weakened if the sector continues to expand without controls and trade agreements, an environmental think tank said on Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Hunters Seek New Frontiers in Russia, Mongolia

Africa, long the king of the jungle for big-game hunters, is losing ground to new exotic frontiers, including in the former communist world, experts said at an annual convention this week. >> Read the Full Article

Warming to Raise Seas for 1,000 Years

World sea levels will keep rising for more than 1,000 years even if governments manage to slow a projected surge in temperatures this century blamed on greenhouse gases, a draft U.N. climate report says. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: January 22nd - 26th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 22nd - 26th: Eco-funding, waterbirds in peril, clean energy builds steam, bluefin tuna, and much more >> Read the Full Article

Congo Guerillas Agree to Stop Killing Gorillas

Congolese rebels accused of killing and eating at least two of the world's 700 remaining mountain gorillas in recent weeks have agreed to stop killing the rare primates, a conservation group said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

New Suit Planned Over Brooklyn Oil Spill

An environmental group and several city politicians said Wednesday they plan to file a new lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. over its handling of a huge underground oil spill in Brooklyn. >> Read the Full Article

Greenpeace Set to Confront Japanese Whalers

International environmental group Greenpeace will set sail from New Zealand on Friday to again confront Japanese whaling ships in the Southern Ocean, kicking off its 2007 anti-whaling campaign. >> Read the Full Article

Australian PM Plans to Restore Parched Rivers

Australian Prime Minister John Howard announced plans on Thursday to spend more than A$10 billion ($7 billion) to restore the nation's ailing rivers, making dwindling water supplies his priority in an election year. >> Read the Full Article

Five Komodo Dragons Born at British Zoo

A British zoo announced Wednesday the virgin birth of five Komodo dragons, giving scientists new hope for the captive breeding of the endangered species. >> Read the Full Article

Advocacy Groups Seek Ban on Wildlife Poisons

Advocacy groups are asking the government to ban two poisons widely used for killing wildlife. The poisons are primarily used to kill coyotes that threaten livestock and game. Sodium cyanide capsules are placed in baited ejectors, and sodium fluoroacetate is used in sheep and goat collars. >> Read the Full Article