When environmentalists and wildlife biologists talk about landscape-scale preservation of endangered animals, eventually you will hear them mention the term "charismatic megafauna." This highfalutin term means large, cuddly (in the abstract), fuzzy or fea
WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Key congressional leaders and Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge emerged from a White House meeting Wednesday with President George W. Bush and declared a shared sense of urgency and vision to create a Cabinet agency to take the lead in protecting the c
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