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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Invasive lizards threaten Florida's turtles, alligators

    MIAMI (Reuters) - An invasive lizard first spotted in southern and central Florida about a decade ago has become the latest concern for wildlife officials after the four-foot-long, black-and-white tegu was caught on video stealing alligator and turtle...
  • Yellowstone grizzly bears are on the rebound and outbound

    At the age of 5 in Yellowstone National Park, I saw my first grizzly. With my family, I watched a mother and two cubs walk along the shore of Yellowstone Lake. The sighting was a highlight of our trip to America's oldest national park. It also helped...
  • Controversy spreads over Everglades oil drilling

    Controversy spreads over Everglades oil drilling
    Alarmed by the spread of oil drilling in the Everglades, environmental activists and some lawmakers are pressing for stricter regulation of the energy industry and a state ban on new fracking-like techniques that blast open oil deposits near Florida's...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • You haven't heard the last of Heather Mizeur [Letter]

    You haven't heard the last of Heather Mizeur [Letter]
    Over the last six months I volunteered with a team of supporters to elect Heather Mizeur as Maryland's next governor. Heather's campaign was inspiring, honest, respectful, progressive and transparent. She ran on issues that matter to Maryland's people....
  • At least 4 killed, 7 injured in Florida boating collision

    MIAMI At least four people were killed and seven were injured in a horrifying three-boat collision late Friday that left the waters near Dinner Key strewn with victims and rescuers rushing them to docks and waiting ambulances, officials said. Two...
  • In Maryland, smoking could cost you job

    In Maryland, smoking could cost you job
    Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco. The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...
  • Texas governor calls for sending migrant children back quickly

    Texas governor calls for sending migrant children back quickly
    Gov. Rick Perry told U.S. House committee members meeting in this border town Thursday that the most humanitarian response to tens of thousands of children from Central America surging across the border was to send them back as quickly as possible....
  • Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel

    Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel
    The corporate soap opera at American Apparel Inc. has taken another dramatic turn. Standard General, the hedge fund that appeared to be riding to ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney's defense, now is portraying itself as American Apparel's best hope...
  • Man sought for making bogus bomb threat from Lauderdale pay phone

    Man sought for making bogus bomb threat from Lauderdale pay phone
    John Doe didn't have coins to make a bogus bomb threat from a pay phone in Fort Lauderdale. So he walked into a gas station, asked for change and called 911 to report a fake bomb in a backpack at Port Everglades. Little did he know that 911 calls are...