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Researchers Release Rare Turtles in Georgia

Wildlife researchers have released four rare bog turtles into the wild, the first group of the federally threatened species to be let loose in Georgia. >> Read the Full Article

Beijing Earmarks $40 Billion to Get in Olympic Shape

Beijing plans to pump nearly $40 billion into a massive infrastructure building spree to make sure the city is ready to host the 2008 Olympics, state media said on Monday. Beijing is home to more than 2 million cars, and counting, and its crippling traffic jams have prompted much hand-wringing about transportation and air pollution during the Games. >> Read the Full Article

By 2007, IndyCars Will Run on Pure Ethyl Alcohol, a Cleaner Fuel

In 2007, Indy racers will be running on 100 percent ethanol. That's ethyl alcohol -- white lightning before it's denatured to make it undrinkable. >> Read the Full Article

Parking Lot's Photovoltaic 'Solar Trees' Offer Shade, Provide Power

Kyocera yesterday unveiled a demonstration project it hopes will help take parking lots to new places by including stylized solar arrays that shade cars while cleanly producing electricity. >> Read the Full Article

'Biodegradable Slippers' Wins International Award

What do biodegradable disposable slippers, Motorola's Razr V3 mobile phone, the Nike Considered Boot, Sony's QUALIA016 digital camera and the iPod Shuffle have in common? >> Read the Full Article

Golden Grain Energy Achieves Environmental Compliance

Pavilion Technologies announced that the company's predictive emissions monitoring software that is used to monitor and predict nitrogen oxide (NOx) and oxygen (O2) emissions at Golden Grain Energy demonstrated conformance with Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) monitoring requirements. >> Read the Full Article

Survey to Show Americans Want July 4, 2015 to Be Set as 'Energy Independence Day' Ending U.S. Reliance on Middle Eastern Oil

With the 4th of July holiday approaching, the vast majority of Americans want to set a national goal of declaring July 4, 2015 as a "real target date" for "Energy Independence Day" marking the end of America's reliance on Middle Eastern and other foreign oil supplies. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Chocolate Exhibit

This summer, if you're going to San Francisco, there is an interesting exhibit on chocolate that you should know about.< >> Read the Full Article

Mainstream Chains Join Organic Revolution

Melvin Markels doesn't want to consume anything that's bad for him. He shuns foods and beverages containing pesticides, chemicals or hormones. That's why the retired postal worker drives 25 miles from West Palm Beach to Whole Foods Market in Boca Raton every few weeks to load up a shopping cart with organic food such as tomatoes and soy lattes, free-range chickens raised without antibiotics and even natural toothpaste. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists, Gourmands Seek Out Mushrooms

From the remote wilderness to the finest restaurants, wild mushrooms -- long appreciated in Europe and Asia -- are enjoying an ascent from freaky fungus to gourmet delight and scientific mystery. >> Read the Full Article