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Mayors Gather in Alaska to Talk Warming

Mayors from 32 U.S cities were urged Saturday to be leaders in slowing global warming by taking steps in their communities. >> Read the Full Article

World Water Demand Surging Due to Rising Population

Surging demand for irrigation to grow crops for food and biofuels will add to pressure on water supplies in a world where one in three people already suffer from shortages. >> Read the Full Article

Schwarzenegger Sends Green Guru to Spread the Word

If Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most influential leaders on the environment today, much credit goes to Terry Tamminen, the brains behind the California governor's brawn on all things green. >> Read the Full Article

World Bank Says Illegal Logging Costing Nations Billions

Illegal logging is threatening the livelihoods of millions of the world's poor, robbing governments of billions of dollars in revenue and undermining legitimate logging businesses, the World Bank said on Saturday. >> Read the Full Article

Dutch Moving Wind Turbines Offshore

For centuries, Dutch windmills have pumped water out of the low-lying country, and old-fashioned wooden mills are as closely linked with the Netherlands' international image as its dikes and bikes. >> Read the Full Article

Eco-Paradises in Crossfire of Water Scarcity Fight

Delicate wetlands, coasts and wildlife sanctuaries could be ravaged as part of a struggle to stretch the world's water supplies, with the worst damage foreseen in poor countries. >> Read the Full Article

World Needs Clearer Rules To Avert Trade Rows

The world needs clearer rules to judge when trade curbs on environmental or health grounds are justified or are simply protectionist, a U.N. study said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Cape Town to Increase Shark Patrols

A South African shark-spotting program to warn surfers and swimmers about the approach of great whites is to be expanded, environmentalists said Thursday, though they added the sharks have more to fear than humans. >> Read the Full Article

Interior Officials Say Deal Near on Getting Oil Royalties

The government says it is near agreement with BP PLC and Shell Oil Co. to recoup some of nearly $10 billion in lost royalty revenue from improperly prepared oil and gas leases. >> Read the Full Article

Cousteau Plans Resort in Hawaii That Would Offer Marine Conservation Programs

French marine explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau and his Ocean Futures Society are helping to plan a 434-acre (174-hectare) resort-residential complex on Hawaii's Big Island. >> Read the Full Article