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Asia Needs Tsunami Warning System, Disaster Education, Experts Say

An Asia-wide early warning system for tsunamis must be accompanied by educational campaigns on how to respond to all natural disasters in the region, environment officials said Monday at a U.N.-sponsored conference. >> Read the Full Article

Yucca Mountain Woes Giving Push to Alternate Plans for Nuclear Waste Storage

As problems mount with the government's plan to open a national nuclear waste dump in Nevada, lawmakers and industry officials are increasingly pushing for a Plan B. >> Read the Full Article

Tiger Future Not Burning Bright in India

It was once one of the favorite hunting grounds of India's royalty. Flamboyant maharajahs in natty breeches combed the sprawling Sariska forest nestled in the low-lying Aravali hills in the desert state of Rajasthan, hunting for the many tigers that roamed the jungle. >> Read the Full Article

Man Suspected in Nun's Death Surrenders

The rancher accused of ordering the killing of American nun Dorothy Stang in the Amazon rainforest six weeks ago surrendered to police on Sunday and declared his innocence. >> Read the Full Article

Demand for Produce Farmers Outpacing Supply

More Illinois consumers want fresh, local food. But Illinois farmers may not be growing enough to meet the demand. >> Read the Full Article

Sumitomo Chemical to Invest $2.5 mil. in BioCarbon Fund

Sumitomo Chemical Co. said Wednesday it will invest $2.5 million in the World Bank's BioCarbon Fund by 2017 to obtain some 400,000 carbon credits, which count as greenhouse gas emission cuts. >> Read the Full Article

Hydrogen-fuel Projects Receive Funding

Backers of a statewide effort to build a hydrogen-fuel economy on Monday announced funding for three programs aimed at laying a foundation for the new industry. >> Read the Full Article

Billionaire buys 9.2 percent of Wild Oats

Wild Oats got another big boost to its stock price Thursday after a Los Angeles billionaire purchased a 9.2 percent stake.< >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: March 21st - 25th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy news of the week. >> Read the Full Article

Singapore Advises Citizens to Stay Indoors from Haze Caused by Indonesian, Malaysian Fires

Singapore advised citizens with respiratory ailments to stay indoors Friday as its air-quality index hovered near unhealthy levels because of fires raging in neighboring Indonesia and Malaysia. >> Read the Full Article