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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • John Rabe: Obama's climate change policies only harm poor

    John Rabe: Obama's climate change policies only harm poor
    One of the unchanging laws of reality is the law of unintended consequences — well-meaning actions will often have unforeseen, disastrous effects. Somehow, politicians in Washington never got this memo. Too often, they combine good intentions with...
  • Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades

    Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades
    A record number of American crocodiles hatched in Everglades National Park last summer, another hopeful sign for a species that had nearly disappeared from Florida 30 years ago. Scientists from the University of Florida caught, marked and released 962...
  • Mitchell Berger invests to make climate change a political issue

    Mitchell Berger invests to make climate change a political issue
    Fort Lauderdale’s Mitchell Berger didn’t plan to become a point man in the effort to make climate change a 2014 campaign issue. But he’s there, thanks to a confluence of events. It started decades ago (more about that below)....
  • Billionaire environmental activist visits Fort Lauderdale to raise super PAC cash

    Billionaire environmental activist visits Fort Lauderdale to raise super PAC cash
    Billionaire investor turned environmental activist Tom Steyer was in Fort Lauderdale last week raising money. Not for himself – he doesn't need it – but for his super political action committee designed to target key races in which one...
  • State Police Battle 'Swatting' Trend

    State troopers rushed to a home in Colchester Monday after receiving a report of a shooting and that a hostage had been taken. But it was a hoax. The phony emergency call and others like it this year at places including the University of Connecticut and...
  • Jewish early childhood educators gather for conference

    Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
  • Florida gets tough on oil driller in the Everglades

    State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades. Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
  • U.S. settlement with Navajo Nation is largest ever for a tribe

    U.S. settlement with Navajo Nation is largest ever for a tribe
    In a historic settlement, the federal government will pay the Navajo Nation more than half a billion dollars to settle claims that it mismanaged reservation funds for more than 60 years, the tribe and the government announced Wednesday. At $554 million,...
  • Scott briefly sits with climate scientists

    Scott briefly sits with climate scientists
    TALLAHASSEE -- After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming. Then he quickly left the office without...
  • U.S. and China announce plans to curb greenhouse gases

    U.S. and China announce plans to curb greenhouse gases
    At a summit Tuesday to kick off the drafting of an international climate change accord, President Obama spoke bluntly of American responsibility for global warming and pledged that ambitious steps would be unveiled over the next year to cut greenhouse gas...
  • Capitalism and climate change

    For some of the people in New York this week demanding action on global warming, the menace is not just carbon dioxide. The real Tyrannosaurus rex is the American economic system. On Monday, the day after the huge march through Manhattan, a few hundred...