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Striking Nepalese to Cut Water Supply to King, Prime Minister's Residences

Striking employees of the state-run utility agency threatened Sunday to cut off water to the king's palace and residences of the prime minister and other Cabinet members. >> Read the Full Article

Whooping Cranes Rebounding in Texas

Once down to about 15, the world's only naturally migrating flock of whooping cranes has continued its comeback, now numbering a record 237 birds in wintering grounds along Texas' Gulf Coast. >> Read the Full Article

Wild Game Herds of Serengeti: Wonder or Worry?

More than a million snorting wildebeest may not need the plug, but a media endorsement of their annual migration is raising fears of a tourist stampede to the Maasai Mara game reserve. >> Read the Full Article

Conservationists Say Oil Hunt Damages Congo Park

Oil exploration activities, including underground explosions, are seriously damaging Congo Republic's most diverse ecological zone in violation of national park legislation, conservationists say. >> Read the Full Article

Moose From Utah Transported to Colorado

Though Utah's overall moose population of 4,100 is on target, there are about 400 too many about 40 miles northeast of Salt Lake City, said Justin Dolling, a wildlife manager with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Approves Weight-Loss Drug for Obese Dogs

The first prescription weight-loss drug to treat Americans' increasingly plump pooches won U.S. approval Friday, aimed at millions of overweight dogs with busy, treat-giving owners. >> Read the Full Article

Global Warming May Put Dutch Skating Race on Ice

The Eleven Towns Tour, a marathon skating race along the frozen canals of the Netherlands last held a decade ago, may be put in cold storage if Dutch meteorologists' forecasts of global warming are correct. >> Read the Full Article

Bush, Merkel Pledge Closer Cooperation on Mideast, Global Warming

President Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged closer cooperation on combatting global warming and in trying to prod a Middle East peace on Thursday, brushing aside lingering differences between the two countries. >> Read the Full Article

World May Be Facing Highest Grain Prices in History

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projects that distilleries will require only 60 million tons of corn from the 2008 harvest. But here at the Earth Policy Institute (EPI), we estimate that distilleries will need 139 million tons—more than twice as much. >> Read the Full Article

Environment at Center of Canada Cabinet Shakeup

Stung by criticism of its environmental policy and preparing for a possible election this year, Canada's government made sweeping changes to its cabinet Thursday and promised to do more to fight climate change. >> Read the Full Article