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Navy to Use Sonar That May Affect Whales

Federal regulators granted the Navy a permit Tuesday to use sonar in a maritime exercise despite environmentalists' concerns it could disturb or even kill whales and dolphins. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Degradation Could Destroy African Economy

More than 70 percent of Africans depend on the continent's natural resources for their livelihoods, but the toll taken on land and water could cause economic havoc if environmental protection is not given a high priority, a U.N. report said. >> Read the Full Article

U.N. Report: Environmental Degradation Could Destroy African Economy

More than 70 percent of Africans depend on the continent's natural resources for their livelihoods, but the toll taken on land and water could cause economic havoc if environmental protection is not given a high priority, a U.N. report said. >> Read the Full Article

Sunken Ships Eyed for Storm Barriers

Marine scientists and Louisiana officials are floating the idea of sinking some of Uncle Sam's cast-off ships along the water's edge to create a steel barrier against hurricane flooding. >> Read the Full Article

Al Gore, Dave Matthews Band, and Corporations All Offsetting Pollution

By putting money toward renewable energy sources, paying for more efficient cooking stoves in developing countries or other green activities, you can "offset" an equal amount of CO2 emissions. Offset everything you do, as Al Gore and others do, and you can reach the goal of becoming "carbon-neutral." >> Read the Full Article

Al Gore, Dave Matthews Band, Corporations Offsetting Pollution

By putting money toward renewable energy sources, paying for more efficient cooking stoves in developing countries or other green activities, you can "offset" an equal amount of CO2 emissions. Offset everything you do, as Al Gore and others do, and you can reach the goal of becoming "carbon-neutral." >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Won't Rule out Joining Kyoto Successor

Washington cannot rule out joining any successor to the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol for curbing global warming beyond 2012 but such a move would face big legal hurdles, the U.S. chief climate negotiator said on Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Ontario Urges U.S. Co-Operation on Air Pollution

Canadians and Americans are harming each other with air pollution and must work closely to mitigate climate change and reduce environmental damage, politicians from both sides of the border said Monday. >> Read the Full Article

New Color-Changing Snake Found in Borneo, WWF Says

Biologists working in the forests of Borneo have found a previously unknown type of snake which can change its colour spontaneously like a chameleon, the environmental body WWF said on Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Has Duty to Lead on Global Warming

The United States -- the world's richest and most polluting nation -- has a moral duty to take the lead in tackling catastrophic global warming instead of denying it is happening, a leading scientist said on Monday. >> Read the Full Article