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Hurricane could hit San Diego

Hurricane could hit San Diego Hurricane could hit San Diego Rhett Butler, mongabay.com September 8, 2005 Picture of San Diego county and the California Coast. Courtesy of NASA San Diego…

Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism

Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism released Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism UN press release September 8, 2005 With massive growth in tourism predicted in the coming years, two…

Albino giraffe spotted

Albino giraffe spotted by WCS in Tanzania "Albino" giraffe spotted by WCS in Tanzania WCS press release September 8, 2005 The white giraffe. Photo copyright Charles Foley/Wildlife Conservation Society. What…

Visiting Croatia; tourists replace soldiers

Visiting Croatia, tourists replace soldiers Visiting Croatia, tourists replace soldiers Rhett Butler, mongabay.com September 8, 2005 Dubrovnik, just north of the historic Grad Fourteen years ago Croatia was a war…

Emerging Staph Strains Found to be Increasingly Deadly

Emerging Staph Strains Increasingly Dangerous Emerging Staph Strains Increasingly Dangerous NIH release September 7, 2005 A study of how the immune system reacts to strains of antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria…

NASA offers assistance to hurricane victims

NASA assists hurricane victims NASA assists hurricane victims NASA release September 7, 2005 NASA science instruments and Earth-orbiting satellites are providing detailed insight about the environmental impact caused by Hurricane…

Chernobyl environment and people recovering

Chernobyl environment recovering Chernobyl environment and people recovering mongabay.com September 6, 2005 Chernobyl's ecosystems seem to be recovering just 19 years after the region was badly contaminated with radiation from…

500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found

500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found 500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com September 6, 2005 Palaeontologists discovered the first known chimpanzee fossil while digging near Lake Baringo, Kenya. The find…