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Connecticut Scientists Investigate Marsh Die-Off

Something is killing New England's salt marshes, and scientists are trying to figure out how large the problem is, and how to stop it. >> Read the Full Article

Farmers Try to Preserve Dwindling Breeds

Farmers in west central Ohio are hoping to preserve some breeds of livestock considered endangered by conservationists. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Seek to Spy on World's Fish

Thousands of marine animals could be tracked under a $150 million project to understand threats to life in the oceans with technology perfected for supermarket checkouts, scientists said on Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Supreme Court Takes Up What Could Be Key Ruling on Climate Change

Running for president, George W. Bush said he was ready to regulate carbon dioxide. But in early 2001, shortly after taking office, he changed his mind. Now the Supreme Court may force the president to shift gears again. >> Read the Full Article

Baby Pelicans Starving Along California Coast

Scores of starving baby pelicans -- emaciated, cold and too weak to fly -- are washing up on California beaches in disturbing numbers this spring. >> Read the Full Article

Rainy Netherlands Hosts Solar Boat Race

More than 20 teams from Europe and the United States are gearing up for the Nuon Solar Challenge, a contest to build and race a solar-powered boat. >> Read the Full Article

Denmark to Set Up Ice Cap Stations

Denmark is to set up seven unmanned measuring stations along the edge of Greenland's vast ice cap, to monitor how fast the frozen sheet covering the massive island is thinning. >> Read the Full Article

Boat Speed Limit Proposed to Save Whales

A federal agency wants to set a speed limit for boats along stretches of the East Coast to help protect endangered whales from deadly collisions. >> Read the Full Article

Harriet, 176-Year-Old Giant Tortoise, Dies

A 176-year-old tortoise believed to be one of the world's oldest living creatures has died in an Australian zoo. She was reputed to have been one of three tortoises taken from the Galapagos Islands by Charles Darwin in 1835. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Groups Wouldn't Support Caribbean Tourism Boycott

Environmental groups on Friday said they would not support a tourism boycott against the six Caribbean countries that voted to chip away at the 20-year-old ban on commercial whaling at the International Whaling Commission meeting. >> Read the Full Article