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Environment

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Associated Press

A stand of American chestnut trees that somehow escaped a blight that killed off nearly all their kind in the early 1900s has been discovered along a hiking trail not far from President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House at Warm Springs.

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The Air Car

After 12 years of research and development, Guy Negre has developed an engine that could become one of the biggest technological advances of this century. It's application to CAT vehicles give them significant economical and environmental advant

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Associated Press

Each year US coal-burning power plants spend millions disposing of 70 million tons of fly ash, a fine powder loaded with mercury, lead and other toxic chemicals. Henry Liu, a retired civil engineering professor turns them into bricks.

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NASA photos

Using the slider at the bottom demonstrates the polar ice on the ocean melting away over time. Note: Ice on the land masses around the artic circle does not decrease, and may gain. see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_ice

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Agence France Presse

"Even in areas where tap water is safe to drink, demand for bottled water is increasing, producing unnecessary garbage and consuming vast quantities of energy," according to Emily Arnold, author of the study published by the Earth Policy In

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Associated Press

The indictment tells a story of 4½ years of arson, vandalism, violence and destruction executed on behalf of the ALF or ELF extremist movements to support acts of domestic terrorism, AG Alberto "The Rack" Gonzales said.

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Reuters

The European Union and Canada piled pressure on the US to join an international pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions and limit the predicted chaos from global warming.

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Associated Press

The United States defended its decision not to sign the Kyoto Protocol on Monday, saying during the opening of a global summit on climate change that it is doing more than most countries to protect the earth's atmosphere.

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The Guardian

These are the Klondikers of global warming: men from all over the world who have come to Hammerfest, gateway to the Barents Sea, to make their fortune from new resources - oil, gas, fish and diamonds - made accessible by the receding ice.

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Reuters

Wind farms produces clean electricity for tens of thousands of homes. They kill a large number of migratory birds passing through. Environmentalists are going to court to shut down the farm to protect red-tail hawks, golden eagles, and other raptors

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