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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Hoping for Republican leadership on climage change

    To the editor: The expected leader of the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee, Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), thinks climate change is "the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people." Presumably, he would say members of the United...
  • The argument for a nature preserve and park at Banning Ranch

    I'm writing on behalf of the Banning Ranch Conservancy in response to a full-page ad by Newport Banning Ranch LLC on page A14 of the Oct. 26 edition of the Daily Pilot. Specifically, the statement of concern in the ad is: "Industrial sites don't clean...
  • Time to act on climate change

    Time to act on climate change
    The UN-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that we must drastically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels if we are to avoid irreparable damage to the planet. Ocean acidification, desertification and melting polar ice...
  • Do you trust telecom industry? That's why we need open Internet

    Do you trust telecom industry? That's why we need open Internet
    Be honest now: Do you trust big businesses to play fair when they issue credit cards or loans? Do you trust them to release only safe products, to protect the environment, to follow all financial rules and to act in the best interest of society? Thank...
  • Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?

    Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?
    In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green....
  • Connecticut Winemakers Ponder Opportunities Presented By Climate Change

    Connecticut Winemakers Ponder Opportunities Presented By Climate Change
    Connecticut isn't at all like the sunny, dry-summer places where most of the world's great wine grapes are grown. Winters are more bitter than in France. Growing seasons are shorter and wetter than Italy's, Spain's or California's. So you'd think that...
  • U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt

    U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt
    Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi celebrated his recent return from the U.S. by imprisoning prominent opposition blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah for participating in a peaceful demonstration. Historically, Washington's renewed pledges of massive military aid have...
  • Groups competing for Hogan's attention

    Groups competing for Hogan's attention
    With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and...
  • Brazil: Journey deep into the Amazon aboard a river cruise

    Brazil: Journey deep into the Amazon aboard a river cruise
    Rainforest Cruises takes passengers deep into Brazil's Central Amazon Conservation Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its biodiversity and threatened species such as the river dolphin. The seven-day trip departs from (and returns to) Manaus...
  • Provider Fair held to connect schools with resources

    Provider Fair held to connect schools with resources
    The Vernon Community Network, in conjunction with Vernon Public Schools, held a Providers' Fair on Nov. 4, in order to get staff in the Vernon School District more acquainted with the offerings of social and support services in the area. The event...
  • Factbox: Reactions to Obama's push for strong net neutrality rules

    The following are written statements issued in response to President Obama's comments on Monday pressuring the federal communications regulator to adopt Internet traffic rules that would treat Internet providers more like public utilities. Statement from...