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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Scientists warn Florida governor of threat from climate change

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other...
  • Baltimore Basilica stages Interfaith service for Peace in Iraq

    Baltimore Basilica stages Interfaith service for Peace in Iraq
    As people of different faiths gathered Sunday at the Baltimore Basilica for a prayer service for peace in Iraq, Archbishop William E. Lori implored the crowd to keep praying after news of the crisis no longer dominates headlines. "This suffering has...
  • School year starts with continuing reforms

    School year starts with continuing reforms
    Last year, the Common Core was debated by everyone from conservative talk show hosts to parents flooding state capitals, and teachers rebelled against a new evaluation system they believe is unfair. Now it's year two for the phase-in of controversial...
  • Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts

    Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts
    After an offshore angler buys $50 worth of bait, takes on hundreds dollars worth of fuel and leaves the dock, a simple but vexing conundrum must be confronted. What course should the boat's owner or captain take across a vast, lonely and seemingly empty...
  • More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastguard official said on Sunday. "We believe there are still more than 250 bodies trapped underwater," coastguard official...
  • California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

    California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses
    When California rolled out a $750-million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas — where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State. For more than a decade,...
  • Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting

    Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting
    As communities across Baltimore gathered Saturday for events designed to address the violence troubling the city, mayhem occurred once more. In a chaotic chain of events, the city's police commissioner came across a shooting in a Northeast neighborhood,...
  • Likely cause of bay whale's erratic behavior, death identified

    Likely cause of bay whale's erratic behavior, death identified
    The sei whale seen swimming erratically in the region's rivers and creeks for a week had swallowed plastic that likely prevented it from feeding. The whale was found dead on Thursday along the shore of St. Julien's creek in Chesapeake and was examined...
  • Recipe for college football championships begins with right people

    They've won championships and playoff games and major bowls. They've started from scratch and elevated existing programs to new heights. They've done it with offense, with defense and with special teams. Successful college football programs abound in...
  • Sullivan claims victory in Alaska's U.S. Republican Senate primary

    JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Mainstream Republican Dan Sullivan claimed victory early on Wednesday in Alaska's three-way primary race ahead of a November election seen as critical to the party's bid to regain control of the U.S. Senate. Unofficial results...
  • Conservation of Amazon threatened by poor social conditions of its people: study

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conservation of Brazil's Amazon is threatened by the poor social conditions of its 24 million inhabitants, the first comprehensive study measuring the situation found on Saturday. Lack of access to clean water,...