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EarthNews Radio: Triple Bottom Line

An emerging term in the business world is the "triple bottom line." Just what is the triple bottom line? EarthNews Radio host Jerry Kay finds out the answer. >> Read the Full Article

Experts Say Pocket Gopher Near Extinction

Can the pocket gopher be saved? The rodent, a secretive animal that usually goes unnoticed underground, is near extinction in south Georgia, biologists say. They're starting a new push to save the creature ecologists say does important work providing habitat for other animals and aerating the soil. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Senators Say Global Warming Obvious in Far North

Fresh from visits to Canada's Yukon Territory and Alaska's northernmost city, four U.S. senators said Wednesday that signs of rising temperatures on Earth are obvious and they called on Congress to act. >> Read the Full Article

Groups Seek Better Electronics Recycling

Toxic waste from computers, TVs and other electronic devices discarded in the United States and dismantled in China and India is an even more severe problem than previously feared, according to environmental groups that seek better recycling programs. >> Read the Full Article

Group Wants to Transplant African Animals

Lions stalking deer in the stubble of a Nebraska corn field. Elephants trumpeting across Colorado's high plains. Prominent ecologists are floating an audacious plan that sounds like a "Jumanji" sequel -- transplant African wildlife to the Great Plains of North America. >> Read the Full Article

CNN Founder Turner Wants Nature Park for Koreas' Demilitarised Zone

Media mogul and conservationist Ted Turner wants to turn the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone that divides the Korean peninsula into a peace park if the two Koreas become unified. >> Read the Full Article

Northern Colorado Horse Dealer Uses Profits to Rescue Abused Horses, Donkeys

Terry Jester is in the business of both saving -- and selling -- horses. At her stables, called Rocky Mountain Rawhide, the trainer deals in plenty of healthy, talented horses, but much of the profits from these sales are earmarked for a specific purpose. "We buy horses that are in good shape and that helps fund the rescue horses," she said. >> Read the Full Article

ConAgra Signs Clean Water Act Permit Plea Agreement

Under the terms of a plea agreement signed with the United States on Aug. 1, ConAgra, Inc., owner and operator of a food ingredient and flour mill in Hastings, Minn., pleaded guilty to a one-count information filed with the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota in Minneapolis. >> Read the Full Article

Tunnel Boring Machine Technology to Eliminate Sanitary Sewer Overflows in Austin

When the Environmental Protection Agency's Region 6 came knocking on the Austin Water Utility's door, it didn't come empty handed. The regulatory agency brought an administrative order requiring the central Texas utility to completely eliminate sanitary sewer overflows by December 2007. >> Read the Full Article

Golf Course Proposal Hits Bump

In a major setback for one of America's blue-chip developers, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection filed a tentative determination on Monday to deny the water permits needed for the controversial Yale Farm Golf Course in Litchfield County. >> Read the Full Article