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Hurricanes Blamed for Fruit Infection

This year's hurricanes spread citrus canker to at least 11,000 trees in Charlotte County, one of the largest outbreaks of the fruit-damaging infection to ever affect Florida's citrus industry, state officials said. >> Read the Full Article

Shepherds Despair as Wolves Thrive in Croatia

The state has made them a protected species, but shepherds say Croatia's wolves are living up to their storybook reputation as the bad guys. >> Read the Full Article

Incinerator Turns Garbage into Electricity

Juan Murphy is perched high above a mountain of urban detritus that just keeps growing. His job is to keep carving away so the heaving trash pile doesn't overtake him. >> Read the Full Article

Agencies Warn of Bird Flu Risk from Seemingly Healthy Ducks

Three international agencies urged Asians on Thursday to take special health precautions when raising or handling domestic ducks, which may carry the bird flu virus without showing any symptoms. >> Read the Full Article

NOAA Observes Killer Whales After Valdez

It's probably too late to save a small pod of killer whales whose numbers plummeted after the Exxon Valdez tanker spilled nearly 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. >> Read the Full Article

Individual Climate Control Possible in 'Green' Buildings

If workers feel a little chilly at their desks in one of the newest skyscrapers under construction in New York City, they'll be able to adjust the temperature with switches tailored to individuals, not entire floors or buildings. >> Read the Full Article

Finding No Fish, Ghanaians Turn to Bushmeat, Report Says

Overfishing by subsidized European fleets off the coast of West Africa is hurting local fisheries and forcing people to slaughter wildlife to get enough to eat, researchers said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Leaders Predict States, Business Will Force Global Warming Curbs

With the re-election of President Bush, state governments and big business will likely be the biggest forces over the next four years to craft new policies and develop innovative technologies aimed at reducing U.S. emissions of the gases scientists say are causing global warming. >> Read the Full Article

Danbury, Conn.-Based FuelCell Energy Plans Private Stock Offering

FuelCell Energy Inc. of Danbury said Wednesday it plans a private offering of $75 million in preferred convertible stock to help finance development and commercialization of its fuel cell power generators. >> Read the Full Article

Arctic Thaw Could Open Vast Oil and Gas Region

An accelerating thaw of the Arctic may open vast regions for oil and gas exploration but that brings worries of spills in the fragile environment, experts said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article