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George W. Bush turns green to save marine treasures

Washington, D.C., USA - President Bush is to create the world's largest marine protection area in the Pacific Ocean.
"We're not going to stop now. Once Obama gets in we’re going to keep pushing. We need these waters to be fully protected."
- Agnes McPhetres, regional environmental activist

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George W. Bush turns green to save marine treasures

Source: Times Online, Thu January 08, 2009
Washington, D.C., USA - President Bush is to create the world's largest marine protection area in the Pacific Ocean.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Deep-Sea Volcano Erupts on Film—A First

Source: National Geographic, Sat May 27, 2006
Northern Mariana Islands - Billowing ash plumes, molten sulfur droplets, feisty shrimp feasting on fish killed by noxious gases, red lava jetting from a ventthey're all part of the action recently filmed at an underwater volcano in the western Pacific Ocean.

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