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World Environment News - February 8th, 2006 from Planet Ark February 08, 2006 12:58 PM


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TODAY'S NEWS STORIES:

WORLD:
FACTBOX - What is Genetic Modification?
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34941/story.htm


WORLD:
FACTBOX - Chronology of EU Moves on GMO Crops and Foods
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34942/story.htm


WORLD:
US Congressmen Push at UN for New Climate Talks
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34952/story.htm


USA:
Saudi Minister Slams Costly Alternatives to Oil
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34951/story.htm


USA:
Exxon: America Will Always Rely on Foreign Oil
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34954/story.htm


USA:
Saudi Nervous US Doesn't Want Its Oil
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34955/story.htm


USA:
Bush Wants New Fuels, but Cuts Energy-Saving Program
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34944/story.htm


USA:
Vets, Victims Lobby US Capitol before Asbestos Vote
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34945/story.htm


USA:
GMO Ruling Delights US Farmers but Hurdles Remain
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34949/story.htm


USA:
WTO Found EU GMO Moratorium Violated Trade Rule - US
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34958/story.htm


USA:
Remote Alaska Volcano Erupts, Spews Ash
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34962/story.htm


USA / SWITZERLAND:
WTO Condemns EU Over GMO Moratorium
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34934/story.htm


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
UN Global Environmental Chemical Deal Wins Approval
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34950/story.htm


UK:
UK Bovine TB Tests in Cattle Face Legal Challenge
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34937/story.htm


UK:
World Has Seven Years for Key Climate Decisions - Blair
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34946/story.htm


SWEDEN:
"Lost World" Found in Indonesian Jungle
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34943/story.htm


NIGERIA:
Nigerian Farms Destroy Dead Poultry, Labs Testing
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34939/story.htm 


NETHERLANDS:
Dutch Supermarkets Join Government Critics over Dioxin
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34936/story.htm


NETHERLANDS:
Dutch Company to Make Diesel from Plastics Waste
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34956/story.htm


IRAQ:
Dead Boy in Southern Iraq may be Bird Flu Victim
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34935/story.htm


INDIA:
India Panel on Toxic Waste Divided over French Ship
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GERMANY:
German Farms Test Negative for Dioxin, Still Closed
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34938/story.htm


CHINA:
Hong Kong Bans Backyard Poultry Farms in Bird Flu Fight
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34940/story.htm


CHINA:
China Gets Tougher on Pollution after River Spill
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34957/story.htm


CHINA:
China Officials Told to Report Pollution Promptly
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34957/story.htm


CANADA:
Deal Reached to Protect Canada's Coast Rainforest
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34933/story.htm


BULGARIA:
Bulgaria Says Don't Panic After Bird Flu Criticism
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34961/story.htm


AUSTRALIA:
Australia Government to Sell Stake in Snowy Hydro
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34961/story.htm


ARGENTINA:
Monsanto Stops More Argentine Soy in Europe, Sues
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/34959/story.htm


ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS PICTURES:

TURKEY:
Man Pushes Cart past Snow Covered Blue Mosque in Old City of Istanbul
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/34967


ITALY:
Members of PETA Protest against What They Claim is the Mistreatment of Sheep
in Front of the Australian Embassy in Milan
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/34966


INDIA:
Flamingos Take Flight over Wetlands in India
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/34964


INDIA:
Forest Workers Observe Tiger Footprints at the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/34965



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