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Study: Bangladesh faces tsunami threat (AP)

AP - More than 1 million people in South Asia's Bay of Bengal could be swept to their deaths by a tsunami if a giant earthquake were to hit off the coast of Myanmar, according to a study published Thursday.

Study: Wrong fish used to save species (AP)

AP - A 20-year government effort to restore the population of an endangered native trout in Colorado has made little progress because biologists have been stocking some of the waterways with the wrong fish, a new study...

Study: Wrong fish used to save species (AP)

AP - A 20-year government effort to restore the population of an endangered native trout in Colorado has made little progress because biologists have been stocking some of the waterways with the wrong fish, a new study...


WEDNESDAY 5. SEPTEMBER 2007


Panel Urges NASA to Study Dark Energy (SPACE.com)

SPACE.com - A proposed NASA mission to study a mysterious force thought to be accelerating the expansion of the universe should be the first in the agency's "Beyond Einstein" program to be developed and launched, the National Research Council recommended today.

Group unveils polar science station (AP)

AP - The Belgian-based International Polar Foundation on Wednesday unveiled what it claimed to be the world's first zero-emissions polar science station in Antarctica to conduct research on climate...

Study: Tsunami could kill 1M in S. Asia (AP)

AP - At least a million people in South Asia's Bay of Bengal could be swept to their deaths by a tsunami if a giant earthquake hits off the coast of Myanmar, according to a study published Thursday.

La. court narrows focus of Katrina suits (AP)

AP - The state Supreme Court removed a potential hurdle to hundreds of Hurricane Katrina lawsuits Wednesday, ruling that allegations hospitals lacked evacuation plans are not medical malpractice...

Oil prices underpinned by storm, OPEC concerns (AFP)

AFP - World oil prices steadied with prices, underpinned by the US Atlantic hurricane season -- which threatens to damage energy facilities -- and expectations that OPEC will keep its output unchanged at a meeting next week, dealers said...

Bush supports APEC climate change pact (AP)

AP - President Bush urged Pacific Rim nations Wednesday to band together on tackling global warming, saying all major polluters must be part of any solution. But finding consensus among Asian leaders at their annual summit has proven...

Henriette heads for mainland (AP)

AP - Hurricane Henriette threatened Mexico's mainland Wednesday after punishing the Los Cabos resorts, while far to the south, the weakening remnants of Hurricane Felix dumped heavy rain over Central America, forcing thousands to...

The Nation's Weather (AP)

AP - A Pacific storm will move slowly eastward from the Northwest to the northern Rockies on Wednesday, bringing showers and thunderstorms to parts of the intermountain West, Rockies and northern Great...

Business to push carbon pricing at APEC (AP)

AP - Pacific Rim business leaders say governments must make polluting more costly to businesses and make investing in expensive energy-efficient technologies more attractive if they want to reduce global...