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Stratospheric Sulfur Could Stall Global Warming

To stall global warming for 20 years, one climate scientist Thursday proposed lobbing sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere, which would work in concert with cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: September 11th - 15th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news September 11th - 15th: Urgent climate warnings, Whitman under fire, Beijing's water woes, Iceland whale meat exports, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

September 11th - 15th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news September 11th - 15th: Urgent climate warnings, Whitman under fire, Beijing's water woes, Iceland whale meat exports, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Student Says He's Found Spider Species

Matt Bowser, 26, a University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student, has identified what is believed to be a new species of spider, a thumbtack-sized daddy longlegs, or harvestman. >> Read the Full Article

Kashmir's Monster Mahseer Carp Set To Make Comeback

A giant freshwater carp nearly extinct in India's northern state of Kashmir might soon swim again in the shimmering rivers of the Himalayas decades after it disappeared. >> Read the Full Article

World Has Ten-Year Window To Act on Climate, Expert Says

A leading U.S. climate researcher said Wednesday the world has a 10-year window of opportunity to take decisive action on global warming and avert a weather catastrophe. >> Read the Full Article

Wisconsin Farm Has Third Rare White Buffalo

A farm in Wisconsin is quickly becoming hallowed ground again for American Indians with the birth of its third white buffalo, an animal considered sacred by many tribes for its potential to bring good fortune and peace. >> Read the Full Article

Drought-Prone Beijing Must Cap Population Growth

China's drought-prone capital must curb its rapid population growth or risk running out of water, local media reported on Thursday. Chinese environmental officials have dubbed Beijing, host of the 2008 Olympics, the driest major city on the planet. >> Read the Full Article

Thai Monkey Business Over as Orangutan Head Home

One of the world's largest cases of great ape smuggling will draw to a close next week when around 50 orangutan rescued from a Thai amusement park fly home to their native Indonesia, a wildlife campaigner said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Democrats Ask for Investigation of Former EPA Director on 9/11 Health Issue

Democrats from New York and New Jersey asked on Wednesday for an investigation that could lead to criminal charges against former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Christie Whitman for breathing problems suffered by thousands after the Sept. 11 attacks. >> Read the Full Article