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Organic Farmer Wins Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture

An organic farmer and volunteer youth educator has been named a winner of the prestigious Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture. >> Read the Full Article

Satellite Tracking Finds Albatrosses' Deadly Zones

Satellite tracking data have pinpointed parts of the world where longline fishing trawlers and albatrosses cross paths, often with fatal results for the majestic sea birds, a report released on Wednesday said. >> Read the Full Article

Brazil Creates Two New Forest Reserves

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva placed a large swath of rainforest under government protection Tuesday, creating two new environmental reserves in the Amazon. >> Read the Full Article

Bush Looking Anew for Alaska Oil Drilling

Republican gains in the Senate could give President Bush his best chance yet to achieve his No. 1 energy priority -- opening an oil-rich but environmentally sensitive Alaska wildlife refuge to drilling. >> Read the Full Article

New Report Refuels Debate on Wind Farm

As the federal government begins a 60-day public comment period before it can make a final decision on the proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound, the project's chief opponent says the government should allow more time for public response to a crucial 4,000-page report that appears to pave the way for the wind farm's approval. >> Read the Full Article

Six-week Ban on Grouper Fishing will be Costly in Cortez, Fla.

The commercial fishing fleet here views the latest government ban of grouper fishing in the Gulf as the grinch that's about to steal Christmas. >> Read the Full Article

Teck Cominco to Appeal U.S. Pollution Ruling

Canadian miner Teck Cominco Ltd. will appeal a U.S. judge's refusal to dismiss a case over cross-border pollution of a lake on the Columbia River, a spokesman said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Boston Mayor to Require 'Green' Public Buildings

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will require all new city government buildings to be "green" and will begin to push large private projects to be environmentally friendly as well. >> Read the Full Article

Socially Responsible Food

On this week's radio program Beyond Organic, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network (ENN.com), as we learn how some businesses are integrating a commitment to their community with a commitment to their own bottom line. >> Read the Full Article

Companies That Refill Used Inkjet Cartridges Fill Niche in Market

When Julianna Leighton tried to refill the inkjet cartridges in her home printer with a do-it-yourself kit, it was a disaster. >> Read the Full Article