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Commission Leaders Say Government Must Act Fast to Save Oceans

Leaders of two expert commissions that examined the nation's ocean policies give the Congress, Bush administration and governors a near-failing grade for not moving quickly enough to address their recommendations. >> Read the Full Article

Diesel Pollution from Trains and Boats Targeted

Trains and boats powered by diesel-fueled engines cause about 4,400 premature deaths, nearly 5,700 nonfatal heart attacks and more than 73,000 asthma attacks in children. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: January 30th - February 3rd

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 30th - February 3rd: Aerial wolf control, coral bleaching, animal farm pollution, saving Africa's predators, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Time to Clean up the Chemicals in Africa

If you are already worried about global warming, melting glaciers and rising sea temperatures as some of our planet’s most serious threats, there’s more. >> Read the Full Article

Two Consortiums Bid for Construction of Bulgaria's Second Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria's government was expected Wednesday to announce the bids for construction of a euro2 billion (US$2.4 billion) nuclear plant. >> Read the Full Article

Louisiana Governor Seeks More Royalties, Threatens to Block Offshore Leases

Gov. Kathleen Blanco is demanding that the federal government give Louisiana more of the billions in royalties from oil and natural gas extracted off its coastlines. >> Read the Full Article

Bush Plan to Help Climate, but No Green Conversion

President George W. Bush's call to break a U.S. addiction to oil is a step to curb global warming but does not herald conversion to a U.N.-led plan to slow climate change, experts said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Normally a Big Chill, Canada Basks in Mild Winter

Warm and winter are two unlikely companion words that Canadians are using to describe record-breaking temperatures this year. >> Read the Full Article

Elephant Sanctuary Rescues Abused Pachyderms

Two elephants explored their new sanctuary free of chains Tuesday, the first of four pairs to arrive as part of the most ambitious relocation effort ever mounted for abused pachyderms, organizers said. >> Read the Full Article

Pigeons Get Backpacks for Air Pollution Monitoring

A flock of pigeons fitted with mobile phone backpacks is to be used to monitor air pollution, New Scientist magazine reported on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article