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  • Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish

    Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish
    In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released...
  • Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts

    Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts
    TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall. Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership
    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman...
  • Fall garden chores include planting perennials, shrubs

    Fall garden chores include planting perennials, shrubs
    I've noticed some reds in the forest canopy and a stiff breeze now brings a drift of yellow leaves. We'll still have warm and sunny days but the signs of autumn are increasing each day. So get ready for that barrage of leaves: check your rakes, clean...
  • U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit

    U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit
    Moving to halt a powerful contributor to climate change, the United States has joined more than 110 corporations, civil society groups and governments to launch a global initiative to reduce deforestation sharply over the next 15 years, with the goal of...
  • 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...
  • Thomas Nelson named top 5 in 'Best for Vets'

    Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing. The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
  • Agencies to explain Farm Bill

    Federal and state agencies will provide an information session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 to explain the federal 2014 Farm Bill that passed Feb. 7. The session will be held at the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway and...
  • 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...
  • 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...