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June 15, 2005 | The Washington Post | Published News | Justin Blum
FORT McMURRAY, Alberta -- Along Highway 63 here the rolling hills give way to massive open pits, huge waste ponds and tangles of pipes and refining equipment that spew smoke into the air.In the pits...
June 3, 2005 | The Vancouver Sun | Published News | Gordon Hamilton
Forest companies received a warning from Time Inc. Thursday that if their logging practices are not up to snuff, then the world?s largest magazine publisher doesn?t want their business. David...
May 26, 2005 | For The Birds | Published News | Laura Erickson
"Check out this audio link, in which LAURA ERICKSON of FORTHE BIRDS! interviews Dr. Jeff Wells, BSI's Senior Scientist. They talkabout Boreal Birds and the World Series of Birding. Each show is about...
May 22, 2005 | San Francisco Chronicle | Published News | Robert Collier
Calgary, Alberta -- If Americans think the oil sands bonanza in their northern backyard will solely benefit the United States, they may be surprised. Chinese officials are making fast inroads into...
May 22, 2005 | San Francisco Chronicle | Published News | Robert Collier
Fort McMurray, Alberta -- At the end of a long northern highway, surrounded by a flat horizon of spruce forest and muskeg swamp, lies the energy future of the United States: the largest known...
May 16, 2005 | Calgary Herald | Published News
CALGARY (CP) - A spokeswoman from an Alberta conservation coalition travelled to Columbus, Ohio, on Monday to deliver a message to the parent company of Victoria's Secret. Rebecca Reeves spoke at...
May 11, 2005 | Environment News Service | Published News
Half of North American Birds Rely on Vanishing Boreal Forest SEATTLE, Washington, - The 1.5 billion acre North American Boreal Forest Region, stretching from Alaska to Newfoundland, holds one-...
May 11, 2005 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Published News | Marilyn Heiman
Around the country, people are celebrating the rediscovery of the ivory-billed woodpecker, an impressive bird that scientists had believed to be lost forever. The last confirmed sighting of the...
May 10, 2005 | The Miami Herald | Published News | Jeffery Wells
With news of the rediscovery of the ivory-billed woodpecker, efforts to preserve and restore segments of the once vast bottomland hardwood forests of the Mississippi Valley will become reinvigorated...
May 8, 2005 | Portland Press Herald | Published News | Deirdre Fleming
For 22 years, birders from across the globe have flocked to New Jersey to compete in the event known as the World Series of Birding. Birders come from as far away as Turkey, Scotland, the...

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