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April 22, 1999

  • Sky Samples Analyzed
    By William Thomas with Erminia Cassani
    VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada,
    April 22, 1999 (ENS) - As unmarked tanker-type aircraft continue spraying sky-obscuring chemtrails over regions of the U.S. and Canada, this writer and American journalist Erminia Cassani have obtained laboratory tests of fully-documented samples of aerial fallout. The samples were tested by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) licensed facility. Full Story

  • Space Activity Endangers Biosphere Says New Russian Book
    By Ekaterina Chistyakova
    MOSCOW, Russia,
    April 21, 1999 (ENS) - On April 12, 1999, it was 38 years since the first manned space flight took place. Today the space club of nations incorporates more than 20 countries, with 15 cosmodromes functioning. But if the current trend in developing space continues, in 20 to 30 years the existence of humankind and biosphere of the Earth will be endangered, a new Russian analysis reveals. Full Story

  • AmeriScan: April 21, 1999
    • Federal Government Marks Earth Day with Fair, Awards
    • Earth Day Paper-Free Lobbying Champions Roadless Forests
    • Tucson, Arizona Earth Day Party Boycotted, Protested
    • Business & Environment Compatible: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    • Earth Day Marathon Swim for Tampa Bay
    • Roseburg Forest Products Owner Misses Protest Against Him
    • Tongass Forest Reprieve Not Enough for Alaska Enviros
    • Friends of the Earth Honors Baltimore "Road Warriors"
    • Texas Judge to Hear Case of Pregnant Does Trapped with Fire Ants
    • Grant for Carnivore Recovery Available
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  • India's Confused Policy on Shahtoosh Shawls
    NEW DELHI, India, April 21, 1999 (ENS) - Indian policy about high-fashion shahtoosh shawls made from the wool of the protected Tibetan antelope appears to be in confusion. At the same time that federal government officials from a variety of agencies are seizing shahtoosh shawls and making arrests, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is making plans to license shahtoosh weavers. Full Story shawl

  • South African Red Tide Forces Crayfish to Beach
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 21, 1999 (ENS) - Thousands of crayfish fleeing a red tide algae bloom beached themselves at the fishing resort town of Elands Bay last week, causing an environmental disaster that is still continuing. The phenomenon is caused by an enormous concentration of red algae which starves the sea - and the crayfish - of oxygen. Full Story beach

  • Euro-Coalition Wants Drinks Tax for Reusable Containers
  • Top Level Commission: Forest Crisis Can Be Reversed
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro Ablaze
  • BP Amoco Creates Solar Powered Petrol Stations
  • AmeriScan: April 20, 1999
  • Chinese City to Ban Phosphorus Cleaning Agents
  • Toxic Clouds Over Belgrade
  • Valiant Grassroots Environmentalists Rewarded with Goldman Prizes
  • AmeriScan: April 19, 1999
  • Healing Our World: Weekly Comment: Earth Day 1999
  • EU Pushes Ahead with Hushkit Jet Regulation
  • India May Control Patenting with National Biodiversity Board
  • Africa's First Peace Park Established
  • Germany Plans Ban on Baby Toys Containing Phthalates
  • AmeriScan: April 16, 1999
  • Eco-Protests over Chilean Plans Ignored at Boise Cascade AGM
  • New Discovery: World's Largest Bacterium
  • Poachers Cause 2nd Extinction of Arabian Oryx
  • Europe's PVC Industry Fights Possible Limits

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