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PETA Unveils Ads Attacking California Dairy Industry

In another effort to challenge the California milk industry's "happy cows" campaign, an international animal-rights group is rolling out its own "unhappy cows" ads. >> Read the Full Article

Canon Envirothon Draws Teenagers To North America Environmental Competition

High school students from across the U.S. and Canada will convene July 18 – 24 in Springfield, Missouri, to participate in North America’s largest high school environmental education competition. Participants will learn about environmental issues affecting natural resources as they compete for awards in the 2005 Canon Envirothon. >> Read the Full Article

Progressive Design Playgrounds Meets California Criteria for High Performance Schools

Progressive Design Playgrounds, designer and manufacturer of commercial children's play structures, announced today it has been recognized as the first playground manufacturer to meet the environmental standards set by California's Collaborative for High Performance Schools. >> Read the Full Article

Pilot Program Shows Strong Interest in E-Recycling

A trial effort to evaluate feasibility of widespread recycling of consumer electronics shows that items such as computers can be easily recycled at low cost to consumers and retailers. >> Read the Full Article

Driven by Fuel Shortages, China is Going Nuclear

The shadows of Chernobyl and Three Mile Island no longer reach to the pine-crested hillsides of Hangzhou Bay, where China is rushing to expand a nuclear power station to meet soaring demand for electricity for its economic boom. >> Read the Full Article

Washington Man's Wind Generator is Silenced

When Gerry Greenfield received an old surplus wind generator and steel tower from a friend in Tehachapi, Calif., his only cost was the drive. For the past two years, the windmill has been producing a small amount of electricity. Greenfield, 58, who lives on a fixed-income and relies on Social Security, said it saves him about $33 per month on his utility bill. >> Read the Full Article

Soil, Water Protection Helps Eritrea Farmers

Redaegzy Gebremedhin, 64, an experienced farmer and entrepreneur in the Red Sea state of Eritrea, remembers fondly the days when he exported fruit and vegetables to Europe and meat to Saudi Arabia. But that was more than 30 years ago. >> Read the Full Article

California Officials Worry About Asian Beetle

State and federal agriculture officials on Wednesday warned that destructive Asian beetles have been found near a Sacramento warehouse and dispatched federal firefighters to climb nearby trees to search for traces of the insects. >> Read the Full Article

Ranchers, Environmentalists Differ on New Grazing Rules

Strip away the jargon and clutter, and the Bureau of Land Management's new grazing regulations released last month come down to one basic thing -- making ranchers feel a little more at home on the public range. >> Read the Full Article

ACI-NA Announces Winners of the 2005 Airport Environmental Achievement Awards

Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) selected Los Angeles International Airport and Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority as winners of the 2005 Environmental Achievement Awards. >> Read the Full Article