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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration

    Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration
    "Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab. The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
  • State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles

     State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles
    Unless it's overturned on appeal, the Los Angeles Superior Court's June decision in Vergara vs. California making it much easier to fire teachers will hurt students if lawmakers, unions and other state education leaders don't move beyond its limited focus...
  • Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants

    Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants
    The first time Drew Weisenberger used his PhytoPET scanner to watch radioactive carbon move through a plant, he chose a stalk of barley. The blade was about six inches long, and the stem another six. He exposed the blade tip to carbon dioxide gas with a...
  • Mayo: Pretty soon, 'underwater property' might take on whole new meaning

    Mayo: Pretty soon, 'underwater property' might take on whole new meaning
    Huge crowds marched in New York City last weekend to raise awareness of climate change and rising seas, but in South Florida our blissful ignorance toward the future marches onward (and upward). As I drove along Hollywood's narrow barrier island the...
  • Primary care providers can handle hepatitis C prescriptions [Commentary]

    Primary care providers can handle hepatitis C prescriptions [Commentary]
    The release of an extremely costly medicine (sofosbuvir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C illustrates a great number of dilemmas facing health care policy in America: how to appropriately manage our financial resources in caring for populations,...
  • Commentary: Help free O.C. of domestic violence

    The now-infamous video of suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice beating his wife unconscious created a "shock and awe" reaction that has opened the public conversation about domestic violence. Unfortunately, that conversation has been...
  • New municipal complex continue to stir up debate

    Coral Springs' decision to fund the construction of the new $28 million municipal complex by issuing revenue bonds has become one of the major talking points in the upcoming elections. City Manager Erdal Donmez avers that the city has sufficient...
  • Climate change endangers bird survival, new Audubon study says

    Climate change endangers bird survival, new Audubon study says
    Climate change will make survival of many bird species doubtful in much of the continental U.S., and Florida may become a kind of an avian life raft, according to a study released this week by the National Audubon Society. The group examined 588 bird...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 09/21/14

    Today's Birthday (09/21/14). Personal breakthroughs spark this year. Transform old patterns into new views. Communication provides your magic wand. After 12/23, nestle into family and domesticity for 30 months. Realize dreams with a partner (the eclipse...
  • Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes

    Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes
    A Willowbrook man was found dead Monday afternoon after he fell off of a boat in Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park, authorities said. Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recovered the body of Amer Rustum, 54,...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo Join Climate Change March in New York

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Evangeline Lilly and Edward Norton were among the famous faces at Sunday's large march in New York City calling for world leaders to take action against global climate change. Thousands of people gathered for the People's...