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Bush/Norton: 1 Environment: 0

Feature story | January 29, 2001 at 18:00

The Senate has confirmed Gale Norton as Interior Secretary. There is little to applaud in anticipation of Norton overseeing the management of our public lands.

U.S. Company Schemes to Dump Used Mercury in India

Feature story | January 4, 2001 at 18:00

An American company planned to export 118 tons of used mercury, a highly poisonous metal, to India. Despite attempts by citizens' groups in the United States to prevent the export, the company initially intended to go ahead with the shipment to...

The Ecological Importance of the Amazon

Feature story | December 31, 2000 at 18:00

The Amazon Basin is the largest reservoir of fresh water on the planet and about one fifth of all running water on the planet flows through the Amazon. The Amazon River is 6,868 km / 4000 miles long, the same distance that separates New York from...

That's My Planet You're Burning

Feature story | November 19, 2000 at 18:00

"I'm going to The Hague to make sure my future and my children's future is not sacrificed by political cowardice and the desire to protect the fossil fuel industries that are damaging our climate." Carolyn Kousky, 20, Stanford University

Arctic Action

Feature story | August 14, 2000 at 18:00

In February 2000, Greenpeace activists established a base camp on the frozen Arctic Ocean to monitor and protest BP Amoco's offshore oil project, Northstar.

Since the 18th century, we've seen declines in stellar sea lion populations. View a...

Feature story | July 2, 2000 at 18:00

Since the 18th century, we've seen declines in stellar sea lion populations. View a timeline.

Amazon Tour: Find Out About the Region from Crew Members Aboard the Amazon Guardian

Feature story | January 31, 2000 at 18:00

In February 2001, Guardian embarked on a four-month tour through the various rivers of the Amazonas and Para States to denounce illegal logging in this Amazon region. "The Amazon Guardian will broaden our capability to investigate and collect...

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