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Biotech Playing Role in Clothing Industry

Biotechnology is quietly playing a growing role in an apparel industry waking up to its customers' concerns about the environment and the country's reliance on the foreign oil used to make synthetic fabrics like polyester and nylon. >> Read the Full Article

G8 Draft Highlights Deep Split over Nuclear Energy

A draft G8 communique on "Global Energy Security", expected to be approved at a summit in Russia this weekend, highlights a deep split on the issue of nuclear energy among the world's most powerful economies. >> Read the Full Article

Meerkats Offer Paws-On Lessons to Young

It's hardly algebra or physics, but meerkats have been observed actively teaching their young, something not often seen in animals in the wild. >> Read the Full Article

Finches on Galapagos Islands Evolving

Finches on the Galapagos Islands that inspired Charles Darwin to develop the concept of evolution are now helping confirm it -- by evolving. >> Read the Full Article

Huge California Fire Sweeps toward Resort Town, Forest

A massive California wildfire marched toward a mountain resort town and a parched national forest Thursday, threatening to combine with a second blaze in what state officials called a "very critical" situation. >> Read the Full Article

U.N. Adds 18 Sites to Heritage List, but Not Everest

Mediaeval crusader castles in Syria and ancient irrigation systems in Oman were among 18 new cultural and natural sites added to the U.N.'s World Heritage list this week, officials said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Researchers Hope to Foster Fish Farming in Georgia

Fort Valley State University aquaculture specialist Pat Duncan says fish harvesting from the oceans is at a maximum and fisheries that are depleted are unlikely to recover. >> Read the Full Article

Mountain Lions and Fear Growing Out West

Carrie Ann Warner has repeatedly called authorities about the stalker that has peered into her son's bedroom window at night, killed the family cat and even chased the family into their home in the wooded hills west of Denver. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: July 10th - 14th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news July 10th - 14th: Wine and warming, mercury in tuna, World Heritage sites, praise for Wal Mart, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

July 10th - 14th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news July 10th - 14th: Wine and warming, mercury in tuna, World Heritage sites, praise for Wal Mart, and much more. >> Read the Full Article