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August 17, 2005 | eenews.net | Published News | Mary O'Driscoll, senior reporter
ATHABASCA OIL SANDS, Alberta -- Nobody said sucking 175 million barrels of oil out of sand was going to be easy or tidy.And it isn't. Environmental challenges posed by massive operations that strip-...
August 16, 2005 | eenews.net | Published News | Mary O'Driscoll, senior reporter
FORT McMURRAY, Alberta -- North America's future oil supply, concentrated for decades in the Middle East, might turn out instead to be right in its own back yard.This frontier mining town carved from...
August 10, 2005 | The Des Moines Register | Published News | Erin McCuskey
Ames, Ia. - About 20 people gathered Tuesday outside North Grand Mall to protest the advertising methods of Victoria's Secret. The complaints did not focus on barely clad models that adorn the...
August 4, 2005 | Maclean's | Published News | Danylo Hawaleshka
At first glance, the thrusting female bosom would seem to have nothing in common with a grazing woodland caribou. And yet, the two have become intimately linked. Victoria's Secret, the U.S. purveyor...
July 28, 2005 | National Wildlife Federation | Published News | Larry Schweiger
Mr. Richard Robinson Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Scholastic, Inc. Worldwide Headquarters and Editorial Office 557 Broadway New York, New York 10012 Dear Mr. Robinson:...
July 25, 2005 | The Gazette | Published News | Donna Nebenzahl
I received a phone message a while ago from the folks at Greenpeace, urging me to boycott the products of Kimberly-Clark, manufacturers of Kleenex tissues, among other products. Turns out, the...
July 14, 2005 | MSNBC | Published News | Miguel Llanos
SEATTLE - What would Harry Potter do if Hogwarts forest were being destroyed? He'd act to save it, of course, and that's what his American fans are being urged to do by buying "Harry Potter and the...
July 12, 2005 | King5.com | Published News | Gary Chittim
SEATTLE - In Seattle on Tuesday, there was a Harry Potter book party with a cause. "If you buy a book from Canada, you'll be saving these ancient trees, if you buy it from the U.S., unfortunately,...
July 12, 2005 | Book Standard | Published News | Anna Weinberg
The environmental activist group Greenpeace released today a statement condemning U.S. publisher Scholastic for not printing its 10.8 million copies of the sixth Harry Potter book on post-consumer...
July 11, 2005 | Maclean's | Published News | Dene Moore
ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) - American environmental groups are urging readers in the United States to forego domestic copies of the new Harry Potter in favour of the Canadian version when the highly...

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