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Radical Environmentalist, a Most-Wanted FBI Fugitive Ordered Back to U.S.

A court on Thursday ordered the extradition of suspected eco-terrorist Tre Arrow, one of the FBI's most-wanted fugitives, to face firebombing charges in the United States. Arrow, born Michael Scarpitti, is accused of participating in the 2001 firebombing of logging and cement trucks in Oregon. >> Read the Full Article

Biologists Say Condor Hatched in Arizona

Biologists confirmed that a California condor chick has hatched in Arizona, the fourth to hatch in the wild in the state since the endangered birds were reintroduced here nearly 10 years ago, officials said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

North Atlantic Ocean Temps Hit Record High

Ocean temperatures in the North Atlantic hit an all-time high last year, raising concerns about the effects of global warming on one of the most sensitive and productive ecosystems in the world. >> Read the Full Article

Companies Reward Individuals For Taking Two Million Miles Off US Roads

NuRide, Inc., the nation's first incentive-based ride share network, and its reward partners today announced that NuRide members have taken over two million miles off of U.S. roads resulting in 1,000 fewer tons of automobile emissions. >> Read the Full Article

G8 Agree on Need for Climate Action but No Targets

The Group of Eight powers meeting in Scotland reached agreement on Thursday on the need for urgent action to combat global warming, but set no measurable targets, Germany's top negotiator said. >> Read the Full Article

Researchers Theorize on Animal Extinction

The extinction of most of Australia's large animals occurred around 45,000 years ago, shortly after the arrival of humans. A study suggests that human burning of the landscape forced dietary changes that killed off many of the animals. >> Read the Full Article

Agencies Propose Great Lakes Cleanup Plan

From cleaning toxic hot spots to repelling the exotic species invasion, a blueprint requested by President Bush calls for governments at all levels to help solve the Great Lakes' biggest environmental problems. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: July 4th - 8th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week. In the news July 4th - 8th: The G8 debate climate change, a new dolphin discovery Down Under, salvaging the Dead Sea, better zoos for India, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

G8 to Agree Need for Climate Action but No Targets

The Group of Eight powers meeting in Scotland reached agreement on Thursday on the need for urgent action to combat global warming, but set no measurable targets, Germany's top negotiator said. >> Read the Full Article

PET Peeve

(By Bill Coors) Oil won’t last forever – for that we are lucky. Petroleum dependence is a risky, unreliable crutch that drives global insecurity, depletion, and pollution. If America’s future depended on it, our nation would have a life expectancy of 20, 30, or 40 years. Fortunately, our success doesn’t come from fossil fuels. It comes from innovation, and there is plenty of that left. The technologies to free us from petroleum are at hand. Many are affordable today. >> Read the Full Article