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Shoppers shrug off fears about toxic reusable bags

(AP) -- So you care about the environment, and you take a reusable shopping bag with you to the grocery store to avoid polluting the planet with countless plastic sacks. Now you find out your bag is made ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Health
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UN board could rein in $2.7 billion carbon market

(AP) -- An obscure U.N. board that oversees a $2.7 billion market intended to cut heat-trapping gases has agreed to take steps that could lead to it eventually reining in what European and U.S. environmentalists are calling ...

dateAug 21, 2010 in Environment
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Jordan River could die by 2011: report

The once mighty Jordan River, where Christians believe Jesus was baptised, is now little more than a polluted stream that could die next year unless the decay is halted, environmentalists said on Monday.

dateMay 02, 2010 in Environment
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Not easy being green

(PhysOrg.com) -- It was a battle to save a cherished piece of nature from the forces of economic growth. Preservationists formed groups to present their case, and public figures across the country spoke up ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Environment
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Wolf recovery at crossroads in the Southwest

(AP) -- A decade has passed since the federal government began releasing Mexican wolves into the wild in an effort to return the endangered animal to its historic range in the Southwest. It hasn't worked ...

dateDec 06, 2009 in Ecology
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Interior halting uranium mining at Grand Canyon

(AP) -- Thousands of mining claims dot 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says his department has a responsibility to ensure those resources are developed in a way that ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Environment
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