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Conservation

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  • 5 bears killed since attack; residents say beasts have lost their fear

    5 bears killed since attack; residents say beasts have lost their fear
    State wildlife officers are keeping an around-the-clock vigil on a Lake Mary neighborhood where a woman was mauled by a black bear in her driveway Saturday night, and they're promising to stay until the threat has passed.. So far, agents said Monday,...
  • Washington state lands chief breaks vow, takes money from timber industry

    SEATTLE As he campaigned in 2008 to become Washington state's top logging regulator, Peter Goldmark attacked his opponent for a "reprehensible" conflict of interest accepting money from timber harvesters while allowing them to conduct clear-cuts in...
  • Climate change has arrived

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, April 14: In case there was still any doubt, and there shouldn't be at this point, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group of scientists, has made it...
  • Site Of Sandy Hook Playground In West Haven Shifted

     Site Of Sandy Hook Playground In West Haven Shifted
    WEST HAVEN — Project leaders designing a playground in honor of a Sandy Hook victim have agreed to move the site to a different beach in West Haven after environmentalists raised objections to the initial location, which was part of a shorefront...
  • Animal welfare group plans largest rescue of Chinese bile bears

    BEIJING (Reuters) - An animal welfare group said on Tuesday it will save 130 bears from a bile extraction farm in China, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage over animal cruelty amid growing opposition. Hong...
  • Seminole bear attack victim: I prayed and heard Jesus tell me I'd be O.K.

    Seminole bear attack victim: I prayed and heard Jesus tell me I'd be O.K.
    A Seminole County woman who survived a bear attack over the weekend told WESH-Channel 2 that while in the jaws of a bear, she prayed and heard Jesus speak to her, saying "It's O.K. you will be at peace." Terri Frana, 44, was attacked in the garage of...
  • FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence

    FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence
    In his first visit to Chicago since becoming director of the FBI, James Comey said today he is “painfully aware” of the city’s seemingly intractable gun violence and plans to direct more federal resources at the problem. Comey, who was...
  • Watch out for gopher tortoises

    Watch out for gopher tortoises
    As gopher tortoises become more active in spring, drivers are asked kindly not to squash them. The soccer-ball-size reptiles are crawling around South Florida in search of mates and green plants. If you see one crossing a road, you may pick it up and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Event Resources Celebrates 25 Years Providing Professional Event Production Services

    Event Resources Inc., a leading provider of special event production services is pleased to announce that 2014 will round out its first quarter century in business, and has marked the occasion by unveiling a commemorative logo. Since opening its doors...
  • Atwater named to SoCal water board

    Atwater named to SoCal water board
    The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) announced last week the appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District (FMWD) Director Richard Atwater to its Southern California Board of Directors. Atwater replaces James Edwards, who served as a FMWD...
  • Mine expansion in PB could kill rare snakes

    Mine expansion in PB could kill rare snakes
    The expansion of a rock mine in southwestern Palm Beach County could kill up to a dozen federally protected eastern indigo snakes, the longest native snake in North America, according to a wildlife agency report. The Star Ranch is seeking permission...