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Illegal elephant ivory reaches the U.S.

Illegal elephant ivory reaches the U.S. Illegal elephant ivory reaches the U.S. mongabay.com June 5, 2007 Illegally poached elephant ivory is reaching markets in the United States reports a conservation…

Glaciers speed up due to global warming

Glaciers speed up due to global warming Glaciers speed up due to global warming mongabay.com June 5, 2007 Antarctic glaciers are moving faster due to global warming, reports the British…

Penguins in Alaska?

Penguins in Alaska? Penguins in Alaska? mongabay.com June 5, 2007 Penguins found in Alaskan waters likely reach the Northern Hemisphere by fishing boat rather than by swimming, report University of…

China Unveils Global Warming Initiative

China Unveils Global Warming Initiative China Unveils Global Warming Initiative mongabay.com June 5, 2007 China, soon to be the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, unveiled its first climate change…

Shark fin does not cure cancer

Shark fin does not cure cancer Shark fin does not cure cancer Study reports shark cartilage does not help fight lung cancer mongabay.com June 3, 2007 Shark cartilage, long believed…

Sale of elephant ivory to Japan approved

Sale of elephant ivory to Japan approved Sale of elephant ivory to Japan approved mongabay.com June 3, 2007 The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) approved the sale…

9 Atlantic hurricanes expected in 2007

9 Atlantic hurricanes expected in 2007 9 Atlantic hurricanes expected in 2007 mongabay.com May 31, 2007 Hurricane forecaster William M. Gray of the Colorado State University updated his hurricane predictions…

Bush unveils global warming strategy

Bush unveils global warming strategy Bush unveils global warming strategy mongabay.com May 31, 2007 click images to enlargemore charts Thursday, President Bush outlined his proposal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions,…

Global warming will worsen fires in Australia

Global warming will worsen fires in Australia Global warming will worsen fires in Australia mongabay.com June 1, 2007 Global warming will put Australia at significantly higher risk of catastrophic bushfires…

Does drought cause war?

Does drought cause war? Does drought cause war? mongabay.com May 30, 2007 A new study links drought to the outbreak of war, reports New Scientist Magazine. Combining databases on civil…

Tasmania agrees to logging moratorium

Tasmania agrees to logging moratorium Tasmania agrees to logging moratorium mongabay.com May 30, 2007 Forestry Tasmania, the forest service of Tasmania, has signed an agreement with environmental activists to cease…