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World Environment News - February 27th, 2006 from Planet Ark February 27, 2006 8:37 AM

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TODAY'S NEWS STORIES:

USA:
US Asbestos Bill Sponsors Seek Signatures for Revote
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35312/story.htm


USA:
Cotton Farmers Sue Monsanto, Others, for Crop Loss
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35313/story.htm


USA:
FEATURE - Can Fungi Trim the US Gasoline Habit?
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35314/story.htm


USA:
Low Level Radioactive Transport Leaks in Utah - NRC
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35321/story.htm


UK:
World Lawmakers Set Up Global Warming Monitor Group
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35315/story.htm


UK:
Drought-Hit Britain May Face Water Rationing
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35316/story.htm


UK:
Rival Oxford Animal Lab Demos Staged
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35305/story.htm


UK:
UK Scientists Defy Threats Against Animal Research
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35310/story.htm


TAIWAN:
Moderate Quake Rattles Taiwan, no Reports of Damage
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35319/story.htm


SWITZERLAND:
First Swiss Bird Flu Case Reported in Geneva
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35303/story.htm


SEYCHELLES:
Seychelles Bans Cutting Sharks' Fins
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35311/story.htm


PHILIPPINES:
Philippines' Mudslide Search Called Off
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35306/story.htm


NEW ZEALAND:
NZ's Waste Management Yearly Profit up 20 Pct
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35323/story.htm


MALAYSIA:
ANALYSIS - Palm and Rapeseed Seen Fencing in Biofuel Race
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35322/story.htm


KENYA:
Kenya Coffee Farmers Buy into "Fairtrade" Schemes
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35308/story.htm


FRANCE:
Cases of Crippling Fever Found in Mainland France
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35307/story.htm


FRANCE:
French PM Pledges Aid for La Reunion to Fight Virus
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35304/story.htm


EGYPT:
Egypt Announces Discovery of Ramses II Statues
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35320/story.htm


CYPRUS:
Cyprus Hit by Severe Sandstorm, Flights Cancelled
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35318/story.htm


CANADA:
Toronto Scientists Call for Biot
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 February 27, 2006 8:38 AM

CANADA:
Toronto Scientists Call for Bioterrorism Watchdog
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35317/story.htm


BELGIUM:
EU Debates How Much GMO is Okay to End Seed Row
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/35309/story.htm


ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS PICTURES:

USA:
An Artistic Reconstruction of Castorcauda Lustrasimilis
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/35327


USA:
Bodallis Jr of the Wild Magnolias Indian Band Plays for Mardi Gras Revellers

http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/35328


UK:
Couple Stand in Front of Jetty Usually Used for Pleasure Cruises at Bewl
Reservoir
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/35325


PAKISTAN:
Earthquake Survivor and Baby Keep Warm on the Outskirts of Devastated City
of Muzaffarabad
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/35324


INDONESIA:
Vendor Shows off Coloured Chicks
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/35326


INDONESIA:
Children Cover Noses as Agricultural Official Burns Pigeons after Birds in
their Area Tested Positive for Bird Flu
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/35329


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