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U.N. Says Ozone Layer Should Keep Healing

The hole in the ozone layer this year will probably be slightly smaller than the all-time largest of 2003, in line with the general trend of a gradual healing of the ozone layer's depletion, a U.N. agency said Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Italy and Algeria Pledge To Further the U.N. Fight against Desertification

Representatives from Italy, Algeria and the United Nations introduced several initiatives Thursday as part of the U.N.'s expanding effort to combat desertification and related problems like poverty. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Collect Fish To Assess Environmental Damage from Katrina

Scientists harvested fish off the Mississippi coast as part of the latest effort to assess environmental damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina's monstrous storm surge and toxic floodwaters. >> Read the Full Article

Zimbabwe and China Swap Animals in Tiger Diplomacy

Zimbabwe, increasingly seeking friends in the east as the West accuses it of human rights abuses, is extending its diplomatic drive to the animal kingdom. >> Read the Full Article

Leaders and Celebrities Join To Promote Programs To Preserve Environment and End Poverty

Several leaders attending a U.N. summit joined international celebrities to support programs to preserve the environment as a means to help end poverty. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: September 12th - 16th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy stories of the week. In the news September 12th - 16th: Ape habitats in peril, achieving a healthy lifestyle, gauging the scope of Katrina's damage, the debut of ENN TV, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Dell Offers Free Computer Recycling in Select Cities

Dell will offer free computer recycling at one-day events in select cities in the United States, Europe and Australia this fall in conjunction with the company's annual Global Community Involvement Month activities. >> Read the Full Article

ULi Announces the Availability of RoHS-Compliant ''Green'' Chips

ULi Electronics Inc., a core logic chipset manufacturer, today announced the availability of "Green" and lead-free products including core logic chipsets, PC peripheral host controllers and video/audio device controllers. >> Read the Full Article

Companies Managing Energy Use With Eye on Profits and the Environment

Thinking strategically about energy management can offer substantial financial returns and other benefits, ranging from improving company effectiveness and reducing costs to expanding markets and improving stakeholder relations, according to a report from The Conference Board. >> Read the Full Article

Energy Department Clears Way for Moving Radioactive Waste in Utah

Almost 12 million tons of radioactive waste will be moved from the banks of the Colorado River, the source of drinking water for more than 25 million people across the West, the government said Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article