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For Extreme Tree Hunters, Redwoods Rule

Equipped with a laser range finder, a head for numbers and an explorer's zeal, Michael Taylor has made a sport of finding and sizing up the tallest species on the planet, California's ancient coast redwoods. >> Read the Full Article

France's Chirac Says Wants EU Carbon Tax Post-2012

President Jacques Chirac unveiled on Thursday plans for an international conference next month to promote a French proposal to tax imports from countries that refuse to join the successor to the U.N. Kyoto environment pact. >> Read the Full Article

Rains May Be to Blame for Kenya Flamingo Deaths

Natural changes in the environment, not man-made pollution, may be to blame for the mass deaths of flamingos in Kenya, scientists said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: January 1st - 5th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 1st - 5th: Predictions of a warmer-than-ever year, disappearing rhinos, a "wildlife crosswalk," extreme tree hunters, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

January 1st - 5th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 1st - 5th: Predictions of a warmer-than-ever year, disappearing rhinos, a "wildlife crosswalk," extreme tree hunters, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

German Zoos Get Teeth into Chistmas Tree Leftovers

Germans have found a novel way of recycling thousands of used and unsold Christmas trees: give them to the local zoo to feed to the animals. >> Read the Full Article

Oil Plunges Four Percent on Mild U.S. Weather

Oil prices dropped 4 percent to below $59 Wednesday as mild weather in the U.S. Northeast cut fuel demand in the world's biggest heating oil market and signs emerged that investor interest in commodities was flagging. >> Read the Full Article

Cargo Plane, Helicopters Drop Hay to Hungry, Snowbound Cattle

Ranchers, pilots and snowmobilers on Wednesday searched for thousands of cattle trapped by heavy snow and high drifts in southeastern Colorado, while hundreds of cows were reported dead in Kansas. >> Read the Full Article

Rare Nepal Rhinos Mysteriously Disappear

Dozens of endangered Great One-horned rhinoceros have mysteriously gone missing from a nature reserve in southwest Nepal over the past few years, a wildlife official said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Report Says ExxonMobil Cultivates Global Warming Doubt

Energy giant ExxonMobil borrowed tactics from the tobacco industry to raise doubt about climate change, spending $16 million on groups that question global warming, a science watchdog group said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article