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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • U.N. puts spotlight on climate change

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With crises from Islamic State to Ebola competing for attention, the United Nations on Tuesday will zero in on climate change, giving leaders from 125 countries a platform to explain how they plan to address the issue. A huge march...
  • Hollande says France to offer $1 billion to climate fund for poor

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday announced that France will contribute $1 billion to a near-empty global fund to help poor countries adapt to the effects of climate change as he addressed the United Nation's...
  • Ending deforestation is smart policy: officials

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Policies to end deforestation are essential for curbing climate change and can also support economic development, top government and business officials said. "Putting a stop to deforestation is the smart thing...
  • Duvall named president of Virginia Natural Gas

    Atlanta-based AGL Resources promoted Robert Duvall to president of its subsidiary Virginia Natural Gas.  He replaces the late Jodi S. Gidley, who was president for seven years before she died unexpectedly on July 31. Duvall has served as vice...
  • TV dwells on disaster in covering climate science: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Television news tends to focus on disasters such as droughts or floods in covering scientific findings about climate change, an approach that may exaggerate pessimism about the subject, according to a new study. The review of coverage by...
  • Sun neglects climate march [Letter]

    Sun neglects climate march [Letter]
    On Sunday, more than 300,000 people marched in New York to call for nations throughout the world to address climate change and decrease dependence on fossil fuels ("Marylanders join climate change march in N.Y.C.," Sept. 22). The local and national...
  • About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The...
  • Delaware, Lehigh, Kittatinny Ridge conservation efforts to be highlighted

    Conservation of our land, water and animal resources should be a primary goal of every hunter, trapper, angler, hiker, birder and other outdoor enthusiasts. In Monday's editions of The Morning Call, the Cryptoquotes features this gem from Aldo Leopold,...
  • Bird Experts, State Join To Protect Habitats

    Bird Experts, State Join To Protect Habitats
    HARTFORD — A new panel of experts is being created to advise state agencies on how to best identify, protect and improve critical bird habitat areas in Connecticut. The state's decision to form the new advisory committee comes just a few weeks...
  • Climate change fears spur divestment on fossil fuels

    In the run-up to a United Nations summit this week aimed at combating climate change, a small but growing number of multimillion-dollar investors are demanding more aggressive steps to wean countries from fossil-fuel consumption. The fledgling...
  • Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford

    Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — The theme of the third annual Hartford National Eating Disorder Association fundraising walk Saturday is "Save A Life," a reminder that eating disorders are not only devastating, they can be deadly. Local coordinator and association...