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Wildlife Moves to Stay Cool in a Warmer World

Salmon swim north into Arctic seas, locusts plague northern Italy and two heat-loving bee-eater birds nest in a hedge in Britain. Signs of global warming fed by greenhouse gases produced by human activity, or just summertime oddities? >> Read the Full Article

Number of Hungry in Africa Will Grow without Changes in Aid and Trade Policies

Tens of millions of Africans will continue to go hungry over the next 20 years unless major changes in trade and aid policies are enacted, a research institute said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Work in Cambodia Earns Actress Angelina Jolie Citizenship

King Norodom Sihamoni has signed a special decree giving movie star Angelina Jolie Cambodian citizenship in recognition of her environmental work in the country, a senior official said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Weather Balloons' 1970s Design Caused Climate Spat

A dispute over whether global warming is really happening may have been caused by the placement of sensors on weather balloons when studies were done in the 1970s, researchers said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Officials Discover Giant Waterfall in California National Park

Dick McDermott knows these parts as well as any man can. But McDermott says he's never laid eyes on the nearly 400-foot waterfall that park officials recently discovered in a remote corner of the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, 43,000 acres of wilderness in northern California. >> Read the Full Article

South African Farmers Trade Livestock for Wildlife

Squinting into his binoculars, William Fowlds scans a vast, grassy plane where a busy dairy once stood. The cattle and sheep have given way to herds of grazing antelope. Out of a knot of thorny bushes, a family of elephants emerges. >> Read the Full Article

Researchers Share Results of Massive Air Study

NASA scientist Stephanie Vay spent last summer chasing bad air. Aboard a DC-8 loaded with instruments, she and other researchers trolled the sky for 10 hours a day, measuring the atmosphere. During six weeks, the plane, based out of Portsmouth's Pease Airport, covered every U.S. state east of the Mississippi. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: August 8th - 12th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy stories of the week. In the news August 8th - 12th: Roundup leaves tadpoles belly up, Malaysia is lost in a haze, Australia sets its sights on test-tube sharks, Bush touts his new energy bill, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Seiko Epson Printer Given Energy Conservation Award in China

Seiko Epson Corp. said Thursday its LQ-590K serial impact dot matrix printer has become the first printer made outside China to receive energy conservation accreditation from the Chinese government. >> Read the Full Article

Global Warming May Take Economic Toll

The White House's refusal to consider government caps on greenhouse gas emissions may save the U.S. economy short-term pain, but experts warn unchecked global heat could exact a heavy long-run toll. >> Read the Full Article