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By Suvendrini Kakuchi

The Underwater Wonders Revealed by Kaiko
Japanese scientists explain the discoveries made possible by the deep-sea submarine, disappeared in May, including the identification of bacteria that could help in the battle against cancer. Experts hope for a quick replacement of the canary-yellow submersible, which set a depth record with a 1995 dive.

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Volunteers assist with a dinosaur fossil dig at Ischigualasto, Argentina. Photo credit: Earthwatch
Volunteers assist with a dinosaur fossil dig at Ischigualasto, Argentina. Photo credit: Earthwatch
By Viviana Alonso

Journey in Search of Dinosaurs
Tourists and hobbyists pay for the chance to dig up Triassic-era fossils, and in the process help preserve the stark, spectral natural park in Ischigualasto, northwest Argentina. Known as Valley of the Moon, the site holds the remnants of the ancestors of the dinosaurs, which lived some 230 million years ago.

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Nature devastated. Photo credit: Claudio Contreras.
Nature devastated. Photo credit: Claudio Contreras.
By Thelma Mejía

Olancho: A Land Where Forests Fall
Led by a Salvadoran Catholic priest, residents of Olancho, Honduras, reaffirm their conviction that they will fight to the end to save their forests from destruction. The priest says he has received death threats from loggers.

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Bats
The bat is not a blind flying rodent, like many people seem to believe. It is a mammal of the Chiroptera order and serves many essential functions in nature: the bat pollinates plants, distributes seeds and controls insect populations.

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Rio aims to fuel bus and truck fleet with biodiesel...Insect-eating almiquí's existence verified in Cuba...Peru extends leaded gasoline program through 2004... Mexican youth to present environmental report... Marine resource protection included in Honduran textbooks... Forestry subsidies to be disbursed next month in El Salvador... Guatemala lawmakers debate protection of Cerro La May cloud forest

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