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  • What we can do about climate change [Letter]

    What we can do about climate change [Letter]
    This week, hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world marched demanding action on climate change, and 120 world leaders gathered in New York for the United Nations Summit on Climate Change ("More talk, more action," Sept. 22). What can we do?...
  • Summer rains make beautiful fall fall flowers

    "April showers bring May flowers" is a common refrain reminding us the importance of water to a verdant revival after the winter whites. Might we suggest this year that May, June, July, and August rains bring spectacular fall flowers? It doesn't roll of...
  • Meat Is Huge Contributor To Climate Change

    On Sunday, Sept. 21, hundreds of thousands marched throughout the world demanding action on climate change. More than 100 world leaders gathered in New York for the U.N. Summit on Climate Change. What can we do? A 2006 U.N. report estimated that meat...
  • Unapproved GMO wheat find should not hurt U.S. exports: trade group

    (Reuters) - U.S. wheat exports should not be hurt by the second discovery of experimental Monsanto Co. genetically modified wheat growing in a U.S. state where it was not approved, industry leaders said on Friday, because the wheat is not believed to be...
  • U.S. says unapproved genetically modified wheat found in Montana

    (Reuters) - Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S. state, and regulators said on Friday they could not explain how the plants escaped field trials that ended almost a...
  • High Tech Corridor rebrands as 'The Corridor'

    High Tech Corridor rebrands as 'The Corridor'
    One of the leading advocates of Central Florida’s tech economy, the Florida High Tech Corridor, has rebranded itself as, simply, The Corridor. The Corridor helps to attract and retain tech companies from Tampa to Jacksonville, along the Interstate...
  • Seniors can learn to write life story

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...
  • Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer

    Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer
    If you try to cook fresh seasonal produce as much as possible, you might be puzzled to see artichokes in your market at this time of year. Aren't they a spring vegetable? Well, yes, to give you the shortest answer. Springtime is when the biggest crops...
  • Plan to boost clean energy in the California desert released

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California and the federal government on Tuesday released an ambitious plan to combat climate change by accelerating the building of large renewable energy projects in the state's sun-soaked desert while setting aside millions of...
  • Challenges for gardeners in an unforgiving season

    Challenges for gardeners in an unforgiving season
    My calendar says my summer vegetables should be harvested by now. It's time for cool season crops to go into the ground. But it feels weird gearing up for winter while we're coming off a blistering week of triple-digit heat. And it's disappointing to...
  • U.N. Women chief: Climate change impacts fall hardest on women

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women must take a greater leadership role in fighting climate change because its effects fall hardest on women, the head of UN Women said this week. "Women are on the frontlines, bearing the brunt of climate...