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  • School leaders learn it's easy to be green

    Galaxy E3 Elementary School and Boynton Beach Community High School attended this year's Learn Green: Florida's Green Schools Conference recently in West Palm Beach along with more than 1,000 other "green" enthusiasts. The event, organized by Florida...
  • In Thailand, there's an elephant in the tourism boom

    Tourists come to Thailand for many reasons: genuine Thai cuisine, which uses authentic ingredients that never make it to U.S. shores; the friendly people (they don't call it the Land of Smiles for nothing); great shopping (custom made suits and dresses in...
  • Wildlife habitats thriving in South Florida

    Thousands of city dwellers and suburbanites in South Florida are having a wild time. In fact, they're certifiable. And they're proud of it. What could be cooler, they say, than having your backyard designated as a certified wildlife habitat, an official...
  • Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch

    Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch
    Discussions about the importance of preservation, paired with the sound of volunteers clipping cactus pads, nearly drowned out the discordant hum of active oil wells across Banning Ranch on Friday morning. Robyn Vettraino, executive director of the...
  • Mukesh Ambani-Backed Epic Channel Finally Gets India TV Launch

    Epic, a new TV channel venture that will try to address the Indian mass market but without serving up a grid full of soap operas, will finally launch on Nov 18. The channel is significant not only in its approach to the general entertainment segment, but...
  • Port slowdown continues, threatening agricultural products

    As the slowdowns continue at the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington state, workers are being sent home, agriculture containers full of food are at risk of rotting and truck drivers are at a standstill, losing money as the hours tick by. The...
  • Corn Shocks- Then and Now

     
    Today was a beautiful, cool fall day with a clear blue sky and a gusty wind blowing leaves about. As I drove home across the Lehigh Valley I noticed an abundance of plump, tan corn shocks placed as decorations in......
  • A Great Reference Guide for the Home Fruit Grower

     
    If you are new to fruit growing or an experienced grower, Penn State offers an excellent reference guide geared towards growers who plan to produce fruit on small properties of one acre or less. Fruit Production for the Home Gardener......
  • The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing

    The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing
    Connecticut's environment has changed enormously over the past four centuries. What can we expect over the next 50 years? More change, and not all of it for the better. Indeed, if history is any indicator, and it might well be the best indicator, we...
  • Drilling opponents to converge on Rick Scott's house

    ¬†Waving signs and carrying banners, opponents of oil drilling in the Everglades plan to converge on Gov. Rick Scott’s beachfront home in Naples on Saturday to demonstrate in favor of state limits on energy exploration. ¬†Environmentalists and...
  • Three seek Lake County Water Authority at-large seat

    Three seek Lake County Water Authority at-large seat
    Three candidates are competing for an at-large seat on the Lake County Water Authority board of trustees. The candidates — incumbent Adam Dufresne and political newcomers W. Garry Ives and Robert "Butch" Hendrick — each bring varied...