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Armadillos Spread North in Georgia

After years in south Georgia, where they are common road kill and a nuisance to some homeowners, armadillos have spread to the chillier northern half of the state where their digging and burrowing is already generating complaints. >> Read the Full Article

UK Holds Energy Summit To Tackle Global Warming

Energy ministers from 20 countries met in London Tuesday to discuss how to tackle climate change through technology and persuade big polluters the United States, India and China to become involved in the fight. >> Read the Full Article

Study Reveals Mice Sing in the Presence of Mates

Songbirds may be the Sinatras of the animal world, but male mice can carry a tune too, say Washington University researchers who were surprised by what they heard. >> Read the Full Article

Democrats, Environmentalists Criticize Katrina Cuts to Firefighting Funds

Trying to make up for the cost of Hurricane Katrina, the White House has proposed eliminating a $500 million reserve fund to fight fires in heavy wildfire years. Environmentalists and Western Democrats criticized the plan Tuesday as shortsighted and risky. >> Read the Full Article

Greenpeace To Pay Fine for Damaging Philippine Reef

Greenpeace said on Tuesday it will pay nearly $7,000 in damages after the environmental group's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior II, hit a coral reef at a world heritage site in the southern Philippines. >> Read the Full Article

Senators Tell National Park Service To Back Off New Management Guidelines

Republican senators joined Democrats in telling the National Park Service on Tuesday to back off proposed new guidelines that could allow Segway scooters and more cell phones, noise and air pollution in the national parks. >> Read the Full Article

Animal Extremists Face Travelling Ban

The UK is considering the use of restraining orders to stop the animal rights extremists who have been creating havoc for the pharmaceutical industry from travelling abroad. >> Read the Full Article

Brazilian Start-Up Offers Minicar for Land of SUVs

When a little-known company from California placed a $1 billion order for Smart minicars from DaimlerChrysler last spring, the struggling auto giant said thanks, but no thanks. >> Read the Full Article

Dead Trees Give Birth to Businesses

Eric Herkins sold his mountain home and lived in a tent so he could buy a tree skidder, a machine that can grab and haul logs. The 43-year-old took the bold gamble a few years ago when trees started dying by the thousands as the bark-beetle crisis raced across the San Bernardino Mountains. >> Read the Full Article

Save The World Air, Inc. Signs Its First Distributor Agreement for the Sale of Its ZEFS Devices

Save The World Air, Inc. today announced that it has entered into its first distributor agreement, for the sale of its ZEFS devices in the North American Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM) and after-market for motorcycles. >> Read the Full Article