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Whaling Moratorium Likely to Be Dumped, New Zealand Official Warns

The 1986 international moratorium on commercial whaling is likely to be rescinded in the next few years, New Zealand's commissioner to the International Whaling Commission has warned. >> Read the Full Article

Photos Show Climate Change as Ministers Meet in UK

A photo of Mount Kilimanjaro stripped of its snowcap for the first time in 11,000 years will be used as dramatic testimony for action against global warming as ministers from the world's biggest polluters meet on Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Jargon on Government's Hazardous Waste Form Confuses Emergency Responders

When a brew of acids leaked from the corroded sides of a railroad tank car last weekend, forcing the evacuation of 6,000 people, first-responders say they faced the emergency armed with a baffling invoice of chemical codes that left the tank's contents a mystery. >> Read the Full Article

US Broker Creates World's First Private Emission Credit Fund

US emissions broker Natsource LLC has established the world's first private fund for public and private sectors to achieve the greenhouse gas emission targets set by the Kyoto Protocol by pooling money to buy emission reduction credits, company officials said Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Price of Vehicle Refrigerant is Overheated

If the rising price of gasoline has people steamed, just wait until they see what it costs to have their vehicle's air conditioner recharged. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: The Weston A. Price Foudation

How much do you know about the milk products available to you at the local market? >> Read the Full Article

Understanding, Sales of Energy Star-Labeled Products on the Rise

Nationwide recognition and understanding of the Energy Star label has once again taken a significant jump, according to a survey conducted by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE). >> Read the Full Article

Breaking the Oil Addiction

(By Norman Dean) Our country is addicted to oil, and we are paying a fearful price. Our profligate use of petroleum contributes to air pollution, urban smog and global warming. >> Read the Full Article

EU Seeks Ideas on How to Get Airlines to Pollute Less

The European Commission launched an eight-week internet discussion Friday asking individual Europeans -- and those active in aviation -- what should be done to force airlines to pollute less. >> Read the Full Article

Colombia's Beetle Breeder Thrills Museums

University student German Viasus was researching ways to speed the natural decomposition of chicken bones when he came across what has become one of Colombia's weirdest exports. >> Read the Full Article