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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Traps Are Landmines

    I am writing in response to the recent article on trapping in Connecticut, "State A Player In Global Fur Trade" [April 6, Page 1]. Missing from this article is any mention of the utter cruelty and barbarism of trapping. Trapping has been banned in 89...
  • Palm Beach County approves climate change plan

    Palm Beach County approves climate change plan
    The threat of rising seas flooding neighborhoods and fouling drinking water persuaded Palm Beach County commissioners Tuesday to commit to a regional effort to combat climate change. The new climate change efforts could eventually mean rising costs...
  • Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan steps down from Illick's Mill

    Karen Dolan, a former teacher who founded the nonprofit that undertook the $1.2 million restoration of Bethlehem's Illick's Mill, announced Tuesday that she is stepping down as chief executive. In a written statement, Dolan gave no reason for her...
  • Newport's hot commodity: sand

    Newport's hot commodity: sand
    While some Newport Beach residents eagerly await the opening of Marina Park in two years, others already have cause for celebration. They've been promised some of the location's sand. To make way for the 23-slip marina planned for the new Balboa...
  • 'It's a precious open space'

    'It's a precious open space'
    The three nonprofit groups that oversee the Bolsa Chica wetlands and mesa recently banded together to educate the public about the area's natural resources. Amigos de Bolsa Chica, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and the Bolsa Chica Land Trust hosted their...
  • Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move

    Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move
    Pitzer College, a liberal arts school in Claremont, has joined the vanguard of U.S. campuses deciding to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies as a statement of concern about global warming. Pitzer’s board of trustees recently voted to...
  • Broward Green Issue events

    Saturdays from 8:30 to 11:59 a.m. Community Garden Farmers Market City of Dania Beach Go green and purchase organic and locally sourced produce. Free. Dania Beach Community Garden, 1201 NW 1 Street. http://www.ci.dania-beach.fl.us. April 19 from 8 a....
  • State considers lionfish ban

    They gobble up native fish on South Florida's reefs and fend off predators with an intimidating array of venomous spines. Now that the lionfish population has exploded hopelessly out of control, the state is considering banning further imports of them...
  • All About Food: Climate change will change how we eat

    All About Food: Climate change will change how we eat
    Climate change seems to be one of the hot topics (no pun intended) of our time. For the most part, the naysayers — faced with ample scientific works suggesting that climate change is having an effect on every ecosystem from the equator to the...
  • Congolese gunmen wound Belgian head of Africa's oldest park

    GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The director of Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga Park - Africa's oldest national park - survived an attack by unidentified gunmen while driving through the country's volatile eastern borderlands on...
  • NASA Langley in Hampton and Virginia partner on feasibility studies

     NASA Langley in Hampton and Virginia partner on feasibility studies
    NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton and the commonwealth are collaborating on research projects to address environmental issues in agriculture, ecological forecasting, water resources and air quality. According to Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office...