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Tsunami Brings Better Treatment for Thai Stray Dogs

"Black, fat, female," a veterinary worker shouts to an assistant taking notes as she gives a rabies shot to another nameless dog left homeless by the Dec. 26 tsunami on the Thai resort island of Phuket. >> Read the Full Article

Poll Finds Brazilians Fear Riches May Spark Invasion

As many as three out of four Brazilians believe a foreign country could invade Brazil to take control of its vast natural resources, according to an opinion poll commissioned by an animal rights group. >> Read the Full Article

Road Building to Be Allowed on National Forest 'Roadless' Areas

The last 58.5 million acres of untouched national forests, which President Clinton had set aside for protection, were opened to possible logging, mining and other commercial uses by the Bush administration on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Looking Next Year to Join Global Treaty Banning World's Most Toxic Chemicals

The United States is looking to join an international treaty phasing out a dozen of the world's most hazardous pesticides and chemicals next year, a U.S. official said as delegates from 130 nations met. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: May 2 - 6

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week. >> Read the Full Article

NRC Chairman Says U.S. Needs 100 New Nuclear Power Plants across Country

The United States needs to add about 100 nuclear power plants over the next two decades to meet burgeoning demand for electric power and maintain the current generating mix, Nils J. Diaz, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission told reporters. >> Read the Full Article

Sharing Gas Tax Will Help Cities

(By Dr. David Suzuki) Official or not, it seems that our federal politicians are in full-on electioneering mode. Right now, whatever they say and do is being watched very carefully by their opponents and members of the media. Everything is put through an election filter to see how what is being said has been designed to win more votes. >> Read the Full Article

Small Oil Company Touts Potentially Huge Discovery, Analysts Skeptical

A tiny oil company has snapped up leasing rights to a half-million acres in central Utah that it says could yield a billion barrels or more of oil. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Organic Beauty Products

Many websites are now touting beauty products that are "organic." But some of these companies' offerings are loaded with chemicals, and the consumer has to check the veracity the "organic" claims. >> Read the Full Article

Impoverished Arkansas Delta Towns Hope 'Lord God' Bird Will Work an Economic Miracle

If the ivory-billed woodpecker was magic to early-day American Indians, perhaps it can work some magic for the modern-day residents trying to scratch out a living in this poor Delta region. >> Read the Full Article