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Florida Plans to Start Soon on Projects Related to Everglades Restoration

The state plans to start eight projects related to Everglades restoration, including building reservoirs that could ease suburban flooding and environmental damage from hurricanes, officials said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

High Taxes at the Pump Help Britain Maintain Flat Gas Consumption

In Britain, drivers pay nearly three times what Americans do for gasoline at the pump, and the high taxes that cause the huge difference have never managed to achieve one of the government's main goals: reducing the number of cars on the road. >> Read the Full Article

Farmers Turning to More Innovative Ways to Control Foul Smell of Manure

To long-time rural residents, the smell of manure is something they hardly notice. >> Read the Full Article

Peace Prize Is a Well-Deserved Honor

Sometimes what at first seems like a minor change can actually signal major shift in understanding.  >> Read the Full Article

Southeast Asian Nations to Set Up Environment Fund; Indonesia Under Pressure to Ratify Antihaze Deal

Southeast Asian governments agreed Thursday to launch a fund to support environmental projects in the region, and Indonesia's neighbors called on it to ratify a deal to introduce antihaze pollution laws. >> Read the Full Article

Electric Barrier to Be Built to Keep Asian Carp from Great Lakes

The Army Corps of Engineers will in two weeks begin building a permanent electric barrier to keep the invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, officials announced this week. >> Read the Full Article

Ecuador Is Seen Losing Its Glaciers to Global Warming

Global warming is melting Ecuador's cherished mountain glaciers and could cause several of them to disappear over the next two decades, Ecuadorean and French scientists said this week. >> Read the Full Article

Animals Win and Japan Fumes at U.N. Wildlife Meeting

he future looked brighter for leaf-tailed geckos and great white sharks as a U.N. meeting on trade in wild plants and animals ended on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Texas Falcon Tracker Finds Foul Environment

Naturalist-adventurer Alan Tennant has tracked peregrine falcons across North America and does not like what he sees. >> Read the Full Article

Amphibian Extinctions Sound Global Eco-alarm, Says Study

They may thrive on land and in water, but amphibians everywhere are in serious trouble, and up to one-third of species are threatened with extinction, a troubling new study said on Friday. >> Read the Full Article