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Appeals Court Upholds Limits on Navy Sonar 2.3.2008 Wired Top Stories
A federal appeals court rules that the Navy must abide by limits on its high-powered sonar training within 12 nautical miles of the coast of Southern California because the exercises could harm dozens of species of whales and dolphins. ...
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Court upholds whale protection in Navy exercises 2.3.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Navy must protect endangered whales from the potentially lethal effects of underwater sonar during anti-submarine training off the Southern California coast, rejecting President Bush's attempt to exempt the exercises... ...
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Limits Upheld on Sonar Use in Navy Tests 2.3.2008 NY Times: National
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Navy must abide by limits on its sonar training off the Southern California coast because the exercises could harm dozens of species of whales and dolphins.
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Federal appeals court upholds Navy sonar ban, other restrictions off Southern California 2.3.2008 Star Tribune: Nation
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Eco-Diary Rescue 3.1 2.3.2008 Daily Kos
Various carbon tax ideas have been publicly discussed for a couple of decades, but the Green Alliance has : The government should replace VAT, a European Union-regulated tax on goods and services, with environmental taxes to encourage green products, an environmental lobby group said on Thursday. The Green Alliance, an independent think-tank, said such a move to favour environmentally friendly products with differentiated taxes would encourage producers to make them and buyers to choose them. "We are aiming high in order to get this on the political map. We feel we have got a political hook for it. If you are going to use taxation then probably the more productive way is to exempt the good and tax the bad," Julie Hill, Green Alliance policy ...
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ERROR: Missing Story Title 1.3.2008 Newsweek Top Stories

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We Can Now Map Everything -- from Illness to Endangered Species 1.3.2008 AlterNet
Thanks to Google and others, you can plug in your zip code and find out if the flu is in your neighborhood. But where is all this mapping taking us?
Forest Chief Cleared of Contempt 1.3.2008 Truthout.com
In The Missoulian, John Cramer says that "US Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey walked out of federal court a free man Wednesday in Missoula, wearing not an orange inmate's jumpsuit but the gray business suit with American flag lapel pin he had donned for his contempt hearing."
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Critical habitat for lynx considered in Arrowhead 1.3.2008 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The endangered cat's protected habitat could grow to 8,000 square miles in the Arrowhead.
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Judge denies government bid to back out of sage grouse agreement 1.3.2008 AP Washington
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A federal judge is holding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to a deal reached with environmentalists that sets a timeline and other conditions on whether to grant threatened or endangered status to the sage grouse....
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Shark Feeding Questioned After Attack 1.3.2008 AP National
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Ask any shark diver why they do it and the answer is quick and simple - the thrill....
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Fatal shark bite off Bahamas draws attention to dangerous practices of some shark divers 1.3.2008 Star Tribune: Nation
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Canada lynx "critical habitat" leaves Colorado out of it again 29.2.2008 Denver Post: Local
Colorado has again been left out of the "critical habitat" area for the Canada lynx, despite the state's effort to bring back the threatened species.
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Endangered whooping cranes could be threatened by growth of wind farms, federal officials warn 28.2.2008 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
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Endangered whooping cranes could be threatened by growth of wind farms, federal officials warn 28.2.2008 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
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Wind Farms May Threaten Whooping Cranes 28.2.2008 AP National
STAFFORD, Kan. (AP) -- Whooping cranes have waged a valiant fight against extinction, but federal officials warn of a new potential threat to the endangered birds: wind farms....
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Why Voters Aren't Motivated by a Laundry List of Positions on Issues 28.2.2008 AlterNet
How politicians communicate has more influence than policy details. Why else would the public accept destructive GOP practices like domestic spying?
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Judge rules agriculture undersecretary not in contempt over fire retardant study 28.2.2008 Star Tribune: Nation
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Judge rules agriculture undersecretary not in contempt over fire retardant study 28.2.2008 Star Tribune: Politics
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Groups take step to challenge removal of gray wolves from endangered species list 28.2.2008 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
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