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Indiana Man Photographs Endangered Bobcats

A northeastern Indiana hunter who found mysterious animal tracks in a swamp set up an infrared-activated camera that captured images of two endangered bobcats. >> Read the Full Article

Study Finds High Toxins in Wash. Fish

A state Department of Ecology study has found that fish in the Spokane River have the highest concentrations of toxic flame retardants of any freshwater fish in Washington state. >> Read the Full Article

Unlikely Bedfellows Lobby against US Gas-Guzzlers

A group of former national security officials Monday took up the cause of weaning U.S. drivers from their oil addiction -- normally the realm of environmental groups -- and asked the Bush administration to spend $1 billion on lighter, more fuel-efficient automobiles. >> Read the Full Article

On <i>Beyond Organic</i>: God, Food & the Environment

Last month, the Archbishop of Canterbury called on the Church of England to adopt ecologically sensitive policies regarding recycling and using organic foods for communion rituals. >> Read the Full Article

Nuclear Power Plants Turning to Dry Casks for Storing Used Fuel

About 40 percent of the nation's nuclear power plants have begun moving spent fuel out of cooling pools and into massive dry casks, embracing a storage approach that a National Academy of Sciences panel said offers safety advantages. >> Read the Full Article

Activists Gear up to Fight Seal and Elephant Culls

Animal rights groups have begun fresh public campaigns timed for the start of the annual seal hunt off the coast of Canada this week and suggestions that South Africa may kill elephants for population control. >> Read the Full Article

African Union Appoints Nobel Laureate to Key Advisory Position

The African Union has appointed Nobel peace laureate Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist, to chair an advisory commission on social and environmental policies. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Debate Quake Vs. Aftershock

Earthquake or aftershock? For thousands of Indonesians digging out from the latest devastating geologic jolt, the question is academic. Monday's earthquake was a catastrophic exclamation point on what has been a harrowing three months on Sumatra and surrounding islands. >> Read the Full Article

The Myth of Nonprofit Inefficiency

(By Duane Silverstein) Rarely a month goes by when those of us working for environmental nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) do not hear the comment... >> Read the Full Article

Fuel-Efficiency Attitudes May be Shifting; Auto Dealers Hear Hints of a Shift

Gasoline prices have some local motorists thinking twice about what they drive. >> Read the Full Article