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Best Blooms for Valentine’s Day -- A Guest Commentary

In a few days many of us will send or receive flower for Valentine’s Day. But this year we have a new, more socially responsible choice when it comes to buying cut flowers. >> Read the Full Article

Bolivia Moving to Exert Greater State Control over Natural Gas Production

In fits and starts, Bolivian President Evo Morales is moving his country closer to "nationalizing" South America's second-largest natural gas reserves and reviving a state-owned petroleum company. >> Read the Full Article

Study Suggests Bad Corn Caused Birth Defects in the Rio Grande Valley

Contaminated corn may have caused an increase in babies born with rare birth defects in the Rio Grande Valley in the early 1990s, according to a new study. >> Read the Full Article

Expert Studies Moths at Carlsbad Caverns

Moths, an important food for Carlsbad Caverns' famed bats, will be studied to find out what kinds of moths exist and how many there are at the park. >> Read the Full Article

Sperm Whales Use Engines As 'Dinner Bells'

Sperm whales in the Gulf of Alaska are likely using the sounds of fishing boat engines as underwater dinner bells to hone in on longlines hung with valuable sablefish, scientists said. >> Read the Full Article

Montana's Avid Hunter Governor Spares Nine Lost Bison

The governor of Montana, an enthusiastic backer of the state's first bison hunt in 15 years, granted a last-minute reprieve to nine bison set for slaughter after they escaped Yellowstone National Park. >> Read the Full Article

Science Panel Concludes Nuclear Waste Transport Generally Safe

Thousands of shipments of highly radioactive nuclear waste can be conducted safely, a panel of scientists concluded Thursday, although they warned that significant radiation might be released if a shipment becomes engulfed in a lengthy and intense fire. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: February 6th - 10th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news February 6th - 10th: A "lost world" found, polar bear protections, grass pellet heat, energy efficiency cuts, and more. >> Read the Full Article

Best Blooms for Valentine’s Day

In a few days many of us will send or receive flower for Valentine’s Day. But this year we have a new, more socially responsible choice when it comes to buying cut flowers. >> Read the Full Article

Texas Town Rushes to Build a Pipeline before the Faucets Run Dry

Water is so precious in the little town of Bryson, Texas, that elementary school students have to wash their hands with pre-moistened wipes instead of turning on the restroom faucets. >> Read the Full Article