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Two More Earthquakes Shake Chile
Two more earthquakes have rocked northern Chile, where seven earthquakes, including a magnitude-7.7 on the Richter Scale, struck yesterday, killing two.
Cyclone Sidr Within Hours of Category 4 Landfall in Bangladesh
Cyclone Sidr is nearing landfall as a Category 4 storm, powerful enough to cause serious damage and threaten many lives in western Bangladesh and India.
Cyclone Sidr to Make Category 4 Landfall
Cyclone Sidr is now a Category 5 storm, by one measure, and is expected to make landfall in vulnerable Bangladesh as a Category 4 monster, threatening the lives of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, based on past storm tolls.
Georgia Prays for Rain, but the Sun Bursts Forth
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue led a prayer vigil for rain to alleviate the Southeast drought, but the sun broke forth after the ceremony.
Congress Questions Safety of Carbon Monoxide in Meat
Congress takes on Hormel, Cargill and the USDA over use of carbon monoxide to keep meat looking fresh, even after it's spoiled.
Chile Earthquakes: 7 Quakes Rock Antofagasta
Six earthquakes, including a 7.7 on the Richter Scale, rocked northern Chile today.
Used Hybrids Lack Resale Cachet
Hybrids are popular, but don't resell on used car markets as well as they used to.
Black Sea Oil Spill: Russia Blames Ships
Russia says ships should have avoided the severe storm that sunk or grounded as many as 10 ships, which led to several deaths and a severe oil spill.
Hundreds of Birds Dead from San Francisco Oil Spill
The San Francisco oil spill is affecting hundreds of birds, and more than 500 are dead.
Cyclone Sidr, a Fierce Category 4 Storm, Heads for Bangladesh
Cyclone Sidr gained strength and retains Category 4 intensity, but is expected to make landfall in Bangladesh and India as a strong Category 1 storm, still enough to do significant and deadly damage.
False Spring Visits Britain
Britain is in spring bloom, even though it ought to be heading into winter.
Judges: Navy Must Not Harm Whales with Sonar
Judges rule that Navy must protect endangered whales while using sonar during military exercises.
Warm Winter Forecast, Thanks to La Niña
La Nina means a warm U.S. winter, according to forecasts. And that means less pinch from high heating fuel prices.
Deadly Bird Flu Hits U.K. Turkey Flock
Bird flu has been detected in a flock of U.K. turkeys, and the CDC director has said a pandemic flu outbreak is a certainty. The only questions are when, where, and how bad.
Cyclone Sidr Reaches Category 4 Strength
Cyclone Sidr reached Category 4 strength and is approaching Bangladesh and northwest India.
4 Easy Tips to Boost Gas Mileage and Save Money
Learn how to get better gas mileage, increased fuel efficiency, with these easy steps. Check the air pressure in your tires, use synthetic motor oil, and decrease the weight in your car.
Migaloo, the White Whale, in Danger
Japan is reviled as moder day Ahab for targeting whales near Antarctica, including potentially Migaloo, an albino humpback whale beloved in Australia.
Mercury Is in Flu Vaccine, but Is It Toxic?
Mercury is used to preserve flu vaccine, a worry to some who fear toxic brain effects, including autism.
Pigeon Czar Would Crack Down On Cracked Corn
NYC hears proposal to appoint a "Pigeon Czar" to enforce a ban on feeding "rats with wings."
San Francisco Oil Spill: Has Terrorism Cost the Environment?
Critics say the Coast Guard is too busy fighting terrorism to adequately respond to environmental problems, notably the oil spill in San Francisco.
Saudis Rule Out OPEC Oil Increase
OPEC won't boost oil output, Exxon-Mobil denies a peak oil problem, and the price of oil -- and gas at the pump -- continue to climb to new record highs.
Al Gore & Silicon Valley Jump Start Renewable Energy
Al Gore has joined a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which is focusing on clean green energy solutions to the global warming and oil addiction problems.
Ignoring Global Warming Urgency "Criminally Irresponsible"
The IPCC is crafting its statement on global warming science, and that message is vitally important.
Cyclone Sidr Grows into Fierce Category 3 Storm
Cyclone Sidr is gaining in strength as it approaches Bangladesh as a hurricane-strength storm.
Worried about Record High Heating Oil Prices?
Prices for home heating oil have hit record highs, following high oil prices. Here are some ways to save money this winter heating season.
Hormone-Free Milk Will Lose the Label in Some States
Pennsylvania, and possibly Ohio, will prohibit the use of the words "Hormone-free" and related terminology on milk labels.
5 Ways to Fight Record High Heating Oil Prices
Save money with these 6 simple steps. Home heating oil prices have hit record highs for this winter, so consider sealing leaks, getting a home energy audit and putting up window plastic.
Will Early Iowa Primaries Undermine the Green Vote?
Will the Jan. 3 Iowa primary keep college youth -- and the environmental issues they care about -- from making waves in the early caucus?
Smart Car Hysteria
Enthusiasm is high for the European Smart Car.
Record High Diesel Prices Ripple Through Economy
The cost of diesel fuel is at a record high, and that cost could be passed on to consumers if the price stays high for long.
U.N. Global Warming Science Talks Begin Today
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change meets today to begin drafting the world's most authoritative synthesis of global warming science.
Black Sea Oil Spill Is "Environmental Disaster"
A Russian oil tanker and four freighters sank in the Black Sea during a severe storm, causing a big oil spill described as "environmental disaster."
San Francisco Oil Spill: What Took Coast Guard so Long?
Sen. Diane Feinstein vowed to investigate the apparently slow response to an oil spill that has fouled 40 miles of coast line in and around San Francisco Bay, where it threatens hundreds of thousands of birds, marine mammals and fish.
Wave Power: Drawing Electricity from the Ocean
Experiments are underway to develop underwater turbines that could produce electricity from the power of waves or tidal action.
Disaster Insurance: Congress Steps in Where Firms May Not
Congress could pass a law that would allow states to create catastrophe funds for rebuilding after natural disasters, as private insurance pulls back from flood- and hurricane-prone areas.
Vietnam: First, Another Flood. Then, a Typhoon. Now, Crocodiles
Another dozen people, at least, have died in Vietnam, as the remnants of Typhoon Peipah again flooded the country, and in this case, sprung crocodiles from a farm. They are no terrorizing the flooded streets of Hanoi.
$100 Oil: OPEC Could Boost Output to Avoid Milestone
OPEC ministers will meet later this week for preliminary discussions about boosting output, as the world nears the $100 oil milestone. Questions will swirl about peak oil, as analysts eye Saudi Arabia's reserves.
Target Joins Companies Phasing Out PVC
Target is among those companies phasing out the use of PVC.
Peipah Makes Landfall in Vietnam
Vietnam braces for more flooding as tropical depression Peipah makes landfall.
Lead Toy Recall List Grows, Again
The latest toys to be recalled because of lead paint are Curious George dolls and children's sunglasses.
Studies Find Chemicals in Human Body
Scientists have found PBDEs, phthalates and Bisphenol-A in the bodies of most people tested.
Oil Spill Threatens Birds in San Francisco Bay
An oil spill threatens hundreds of thousands of birds, fish and marine mammals in San Francisco Bay.
California Sues EPA Over Global Warming Law
California sues the EPA over its greenhouse gas reduction law, in an ongoing global warming battle.
Congress Overrides Bush Water Bill Veto
Congress overrides a Bush veto for a multi billion dollar water bill
"Mother Earth" Nominated for Time Person of the Year
The Post gossip columnist Liz Smith says Planet Earth is in the running for Time Person of the Year.
Industrial Chemical Is "Date Rape Drug" in Aqua Dots
Background on the drug 1,4-butanediol that is used in the Aqua Dots toys recalled today, and that causes effects equivalent to date rape drugs.
Al Gore's "30 Rock" Cameo Is Tonight
Al Gore and David Schwimmer make guest appearances on a green-themed "30 Rock" tonight as part of NBC and GE's Green is Universal and Ecomagination strategies.
Typhoon Peipah Downgraded to Tropical Depression
Typhoon Peipah has been downgraded to a tropical depression, but still could inflict heavy damage on Vietnam, where severe flooding has already killed dozens and displaced thousands.
GM Reports Record Loss, Toyota a Record Gain
GM posts a record quarterly loss, while Toyota posts record revenues, and fuel efficiency is one factor.
Mets Ace Pedro Martinez Makes Hurricane Relief Pitch
Pedro Martinez and Moises Alou, Mets stars, made a pitch for hurricane relief aid for their native Dominican Republic, which was hit by Hurricane Noel.