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Climate fight traps polar bears 5.4.2008 Chicago Tribune: Nation
To protect a species, the U.S. protects its habitat. But when that habitat is Arctic ice, things get complicated. To protect a species, the U.S. protects its habitat. But when that habitat is Arctic ice, things get complicated. The Tribune's Whitney Blair Wyckoff ...
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Deadly Ape Heart Disease Puzzles Zoos 5.4.2008 AP Top News
Mopie looked the picture of ape fitness: His shoulders were broad and imposing, his silver-haired back sculpted and muscular, his biceps bulging as wide as a wrestler's thighs when he scratched his head....
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Zoos across nation work to determine why progressive heart ailments are killing gorillas 5.4.2008 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
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Fighting the Border Fence 5.4.2008 Newsweek Top Stories International
Green groups challenge a bid to speed the border ...
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Editorial: When Protection Vanishes 5.4.2008 NY Times: Editorials
When the gray wolves in Wyoming slipped out of the protection of the Endangered Species Act, they became trophy game animals to be hunted.
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Fighting the Border Fence 5.4.2008 Newsweek Top Stories International
Green groups challenge a bid to speed the border ...
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Best practices for water imbibing: "Just drink when you're thirsty" 4.4.2008 Boing Boing
NPR talked to scientists who say that the benefits of drinking tons of water are overrated, and that you don't need to carry a water bottle for a stroll around the park -- "Just drink when you're thirsty." Myth No. 1: Drink Eight Glasses Each Day Scientists say there's no clear health benefit to chugging or even sipping water all day. So where does the standard advice of drinking eight glasses each day come from? "Nobody really knows," says Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, a kidney expert at the University of Pennsylvania. Myth No. 2: Drinking Lots of Water Helps Clear Out Toxins The kidneys filter toxins from our bloodstreams. Then the toxins clear through the urine. The question is, does drinking extra water each day improve the function of the kidneys? "No," ...
Beck Rants Against Polar Bears: ‘They Eat People! For The Love Of Pete, They’re Big, Angry Bears!’ 4.4.2008 Think Progres
Last night on his CNN Headline News show, right-wing pundit Glenn Beck hosted global warming skeptic Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK). Beck allowed Inhofe to rant about how — with “all the liberals” running the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works — he was forced to sit through hearings on “that nice white fuzzy polar [...]
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Tortoises Give Way To Tanks in DesertReptiles must be moved to allow Army training 4.4.2008 Common Dreams: Headlines
Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County — Scientists have begun moving the Mojave Desert’s flagship species, the desert tortoise, to make room for tank training at the Army’s Fort Irwin despite protests by some conservationists. The controversial project, billed as the largest desert tortoise move in California history, involves transferring 770 endangered reptiles from Army land to [...]
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Desert tortoises transferred to make room for tanks 4.4.2008 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
FORT IRWIN - Scientists have begun moving the Mojave Desert's flagship species, the desert tortoise, to make room for tank training at the Army's Fort Irwin despite protests by some conservationists.
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Inaction on Polar Bear Criticized 4.4.2008 Truthout.com
Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post, reports: "Senate Democrats yesterday deplored the Bush administration's failure to meet a legal deadline for determining whether global warming is pushing polar bears toward extinction and lashed their scheduled star witness - Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne - for declining to appear in his own defense."
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Inaction on Polar Bear Criticized 3.4.2008 Washington Post: Nation
Senate Democrats yesterday deplored the Bush administration's failure to meet a legal deadline for determining whether global warming is pushing polar bears toward extinction and lashed their scheduled star witness -- Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne -- for declining to appear in his own defense.

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Oil politics alleged in polar bear decision 3.4.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
California Sen. Barbara Boxer accused the Bush administration Wednesday of delaying a decision on whether to list the polar bear as an endangered species so it could finish its oil lease sales in Alaska's Chukchi Sea, where one-fifth of the world's polar... ...
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Oil Politics Alleged in Polar Bear Decision 3.4.2008 Common Dreams: Headlines
Washington - California Sen. Barbara Boxer accused the Bush administration Wednesday of delaying a decision on whether to list the polar bear as an endangered species so it could finish its oil lease sales in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, where one-fifth of the world’s polar bears live. “The administration went ahead and accepted bids, even though oil [...]
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Inaction on Polar Bear Criticized 3.4.2008 Washington Post: World
Senate Democrats yesterday deplored the Bush administration's failure to meet a legal deadline for determining whether global warming is pushing polar bears toward extinction and lashed their scheduled star witness -- Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne -- for declining to appear in his own defense. ...
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Editorial: Michael Chertoff’s Insult 3.4.2008 NY Times: Editorials
To prevent an environmental disaster, Congress should block the secretary of Homeland Security’s plan for building a fence along the southern border.
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Inaction on Polar Bear Is Criticized 3.4.2008 Washington Post: Congress
Senate Democrats yesterday deplored the Bush administration's failure to meet a legal deadline for determining whether global warming is pushing polar bears toward extinction and lashed their scheduled star witness -- Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne -- for declining to appear in his own defense.

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Boxer: Explanation Needed on Polar Bears 3.4.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
The chair of the Senate Environment Committee on Wednesday slammed Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne for failing to appear before her panel to explain why the Bush administration has delayed a decision on whether to protect polar bears under the Endangered... ...
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Boxer chides Kempthorne over polar bear decision 3.4.2008 AP Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chair of the Senate Environment Committee Wednesday slammed Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne for failing to appear before her panel to explain why the Bush administration has delayed a decision on whether to protect polar bears under the Endangered Species Act....
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Boxer blasts Bush administration for polar bear listing delay 2.4.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
California Sen. Barbara Boxer accused the Bush administration today of delaying a decision on whether to list the polar bear as an endangered species so it could finish its oil lease sales in Alaska's Chukchi Sea, where one-fifth of the world's creatures... ...
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