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U.S. Drivers Could Get 100 MPG By 2050

WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2013 (ENS) – By the year 2050 – in less than 37 years – the United States could cut petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent for cars and small trucks, finds a new National Research Council report released Monday. […]

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Argentina Creates Two Patagonian Marine Parks

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 18, 2013 (ENS) – Argentina has established two large marine protected areas in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz that the government says will “maintain representative samples of the marine ecosystem,” and “protect the landscape heritage, natural and cultural.” […]

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Hunters, Anglers Urge Obama to Act on Climate Change

WASHINGTON, DC, March 15, 2013 (ENS) – Hunters and anglers from across the United States are concerned about the impact of climate change on wildlife and natural resources and also on the U.S. hunting and angling economy, worth roughly $120 billion a year. […]

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Shell Oil Unprepared for 2012 Arctic Drilling, Finds U.S. Review

WASHINGTON, DC, March 14, 2013 (ENS) – “Shell screwed up in 2012 and we’re not going to let them screw up when they try to drill in the Arctic again,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar told reporters today, releasing the findings of a departmental review of Shell Oil’s 2012 Arctic operations. […]

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Shark Protections Upheld as Wildlife Trade Meeting Ends

BANGKOK, Thailand, March 14, 2013 (ENS) – Government Parties to the world’s only wildlife trade treaty today confirmed measures to protect sharks and rays and to take action against countries doing little to stop the illegal trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn. […]

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Japan Still Suffers Quake, Tsunami Effects Two Years Later

TOKYO, Japan, March 11, 2013 (ENS) – People across Japan today marked the second anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Honshu island on March 11, 2011 with memorial ceremonies, speeches and promises. More than 300,000 people are still in temporary housing and nearly all the country’s nuclear power plants are closed. […]

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Wildlife Law Enforcement Gathers Global Strength

BANGKOK, Thailand, March 8, 2013 (ENS) – Wildlife poachers now are well organized criminal syndicates, and in response, wildlife law enforcement officers from around the world convened in Bangkok Thursday for the first global meeting of wildlife enforcement networks. […]

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Germany Drops Arrest Warrant for Sea Shepherd Founder

STEVE IRWIN AT SEA, March 8, 2013 (ENS) – Some of the legal pressure has lifted off Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder Paul Watson who is at sea aboard his flagship vessel the Steve Irwin. Germany has dropped an arrest warrant for Watson that was originally issued last year at the request of Costa Rica. […]