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System Unveiled that Changes Hog Waste into Clean Water

Don Lloyd stepped up a ladder and dipped his empty bottle into a tank of water that six hours earlier had been flushed out of three nearby pens filled with thousands of hogs. "There, that's pig water," Lloyd proclaimed as he held up the bottle and tipped it back for a thirst-quenching chug. >> Read the Full Article

India to Count its Vanishing Vultures

India will launch a census of its vultures, a group of ornithologists said on Sunday, as the birds are vanishing rapidly due to a mystery virus and shrinking nesting sites. >> Read the Full Article

Environmentalists Lose Appeal against Scripps

An appellate court Wednesday rejected an appeal by environmentalists who oppose The Scripps Research Institute's Florida expansion on northern Palm Beach County property. >> Read the Full Article

Business Group Supports LNG

A New England business-trade organization announced yesterday that it supports the development of new LNG facilities in the region to help stabilize the rising costs of energy. >> Read the Full Article

American Water's Environmental Grant Program Funds Three Pennsylvania

American Water announced the names of three Pennsylvania organizations selected to receive funding from its new Environmental Grant Program, which is being piloted in Pennsylvania. >> Read the Full Article

Worldwide Coastal Cleanup Bags 4,000 Tons of Debris

Cigarettes and food wrappers were the most common types of trash plucked from beaches in a worldwide coastal cleanup last year, statistics show. >> Read the Full Article

Indonesia Eyes Quick Tsunami Warning by End of 2006

Indonesia hopes to have an early warning system able to issue tsunami alerts within five minutes on quake-prone Sumatra by the end of next year, and an integrated network covering the country by 2010, a senior official said. >> Read the Full Article

India Tiger Body Calls for Tough Anti-Poaching Steps

India's new tiger task force, set up to review the country's dwindling big cat population, called on Thursday for tougher measures to control poaching of the national animal. >> Read the Full Article

Disposable and Reusable Diapers Have Same Environmental Impact

Disposable diapers, most of which end up in landfill sites in Britain, have the same environmental impact as reusable diapers, when the effect of laundering the cotton version is taken into account, Britain's environmental watchdog said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Cornell to Launch Five-Year Study on Coyotes

For many people, their closest encounter with a coyote is hearing its howl curdle the night from afar. But coyote sightings are now on the increase across New York, meaning greater potential for attacks, say Cornell University researchers, who are launching a five-year study of why the once-wary creatures are becoming more aggressive toward humans. >> Read the Full Article