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Poacher Turns Protector to Save Elephants in Africa

Desire Dontego is no longer an elephant poacher but he can still boast like one. "I was known as the killing machine," he declared after darkness fell in the Cameroon rainforest, the constant chirping of insects the only sound apart from his voice. >> Read the Full Article

Study Says Ravens Thriving in Alaska Oil Fields

At least one animal appears to be benefiting from oil development in Alaska's North Slope -- the common raven -- according to one new study. >> Read the Full Article

Documents for Nuclear Waste Project May Have Been Falsified, Government Says

Government employees may have falsified documents related to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project in Nevada, the Energy Department said Wednesday. The disclosure could jeopardize the project's ability to get a federal permit to operate the dump. >> Read the Full Article

Thai Government to Urge Motorbike Trade-Ins to Ease Air Pollution

The Thai government will urge two-stroke motorcycle owners to trade in their machines for cleaner-burning four-stroke models to help alleviate Bangkok's choking air pollution. >> Read the Full Article

Quiet British Bike Seeks Added Vroom

Environmentally minded British motorcycle engineers have produced a zero-emission bike that ticks all the right boxes except one -- it's too quiet. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Backyard Habitats

How difficult is it to provide a backyard habitat for wildlife? >> Read the Full Article

Despite Many Social-Responsibility Programs, Disagreement over Starbucks

Starbucks, the ubiquitous coffee-shop company, has a reputation for progressive corporate practices and environmental stewardship, but not everyone agrees that the company is doing all it can for the environment. >> Read the Full Article

Raed G. Battah, The Daily News, Bowling Green, Ky.

Kraig Moore is more productive in the woods than in the office. >> Read the Full Article

Senate Prepares to Vote on Alaska Refuge Drilling Proposal

Despite increased GOP strength, the Senate appeared to be evenly divided Tuesday in advance of a key vote on whether to allow oil drilling in an Alaska wildlife refuge. >> Read the Full Article