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Grace Sponsors Teachers to Attend Environmental Issues Curriculum Development Program

W. R. Grace & Co. announced today that it is sponsoring eight teachers from six schools to attend The Keystone Center's Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom. >> Read the Full Article

Business for Corporate Responsibility to 'Green' November Conference

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) has announced it is once again working to offset greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with its 2005 Annual Conference, being held in Washington, DC, in November. >> Read the Full Article

Electronic-Equipment Recycler Secures Data, Serves Environment

Deep inside a dimly lit warehouse filled with towers of oversized cardboard boxes and piles of electronic equipment, three workers picked at personal computers. They stripped the systems of metal and wire, separating elements and placing them in appropriate containers. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Say Cod Off Nova Scotia Declining

The collapse of cod stocks off Nova Scotia changed the marine ecosystem so dramatically that it may be impossible for cod to recover, according to a study by Canadian scientists that could have ramifications for cod stocks at Georges Bank. >> Read the Full Article

Tokyo's Clean Air Policy Found To Be Paying Off

Regulations governing diesel exhaust emissions have reduced air pollution in Tokyo significantly, according to a Tokyo metropolitan government survey. >> Read the Full Article

International Consortium Chooses France as Site for Nuclear Fusion Reactor

A six-party consortium chose France as the site for an experimental nuclear fusion reactor, a spokeswoman for the European Union said Tuesday, opening the way for development of a potential source of clean, inexhaustible energy. >> Read the Full Article

Radical Environmentalist Fights Extradition to U.S., Says He's Being Targeted by FBI

A radical environmentalist who is one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives told an extradition hearing Monday he was being unfairly targeted by the U.S. government and should be allowed to remain in Canada. >> Read the Full Article

Tsunami Prompts Companies to Play Greater Role in Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Mike Gray spends most days as Rolls-Royce's regional director selling jet engines to the Indonesian military or compression systems to oil companies across the country's vast archipelago. But since the tsunami, the 54-year-old Briton with a boyish face has assumed a new role: spurring corporate relief efforts. >> Read the Full Article

British University to Conduct Major Survey of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

A British university on Tuesday announced plans for what it called the largest international survey of whales, dolphins and porpoises on the European Atlantic continental shelf. >> Read the Full Article

Senate Energy Bill Faces Opposition from Pro-Industry GOP in House

For the third time in four years, the Senate is certain to produce an energy bill embraced by Republicans and Democrats. But its chance of becoming law depends on hard bargaining with House GOP leaders more favorable to industry. >> Read the Full Article