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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Global Warming Key Issue In Update Plan for Protecting Long Island Sound

    A new 20-year plan to protect Long Island Sound while addressing problems created by global warming and rising sea levels calls for protecting or relocating key coastal facilities like oil tanks and power stations, among other measures. The draft...
  • Studios Hit With New Class-Action Suit Over Anti-Poaching Pacts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Walt Disney Co., DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures Animation are among the defendants in a new class-action suit, contending that the studios and other visual effects and animation companies conspired to suppress wages...
  • Study: Mussels can double filtration rates of Chesapeake Bay's oyster reefs

    Study: Mussels can double filtration rates of Chesapeake Bay's oyster reefs
    Oysters filter nutrients and pollutants from the water — an important component in ongoing efforts to help restore the Chesapeake Bay by building up oyster habitats. But researchers are surprised by new evidence that shows mussels that attach to...
  • Police Commissioner Batts confirmed for six-year term

    Police Commissioner Batts confirmed for six-year term
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts was confirmed Monday by the City Council for a full six-year term. Batts has led the city's police force since October 2012, when he was selected to fill the unexpired term of the previous commissioner,...
  • Back in Sacramento, Arnold Schwarzenegger touts climate change record

    Since Arnold Schwarzenegger left the California governor’s office nearly four years ago, he's traveled the world, created an eponymous think tank and cranked out the kind of violent action movies that made him a blockbuster movie star. But he...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point  plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians
    Monday, Governor McAuliffe launched A Healthy Virginia, a 10-step plan to expand healthcare services to over 200,000 Virginians. This plan includes authorizations of four emergency regulations, one executive order, and innovative and creative solutions to...
  • Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar

    Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar
    The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake program is seeking photos of a named Lake County body of water for its 2015 Adopt-a-Lake calendar. A panel of volunteers will rate the shots and pick the semifinalists; and then the public can vote online for their...
  • NN coalition hosting seminar on environment, proposed carbon limits and impact on public health

    NN coalition hosting seminar on environment, proposed carbon limits and impact on public health
    The Southeast CARE Coalition will kick off the evening with a series of brief presentations about the different local impacts that climate change is having on the health of Hampton Roads’ communities. There'll be experts to answer questions, plus...
  • Blue Angels need a clear harbor to perform

    Blue Angels need a clear harbor to perform
    For six straight hours for four straight afternoons during one of the largest ship-hosting events in Baltimore history, all water traffic within a large rectangle in the middle of the harbor is being completely restricted by a cadre of law enforcement...
  • Florida colleges promote online service to boost voting

    More than a million Florida college students are being encouraged to join the ranks of voters this fall using an Internet service called TurboVote, a "one-stop shop" for registration and information on how and where to cast ballots. Thirty-nine colleges...
  • Joseph Leporati: 'It is like watching your loved ones be buried alive'

    Joseph Leporati: 'It is like watching your loved ones be buried alive'
    J. Christopher Kovats-Bernat's recent letter to the editor, "I won't accept the Ice Bucket Challenge," appears to make a solid case against supporting the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association. Unfortunately, he relies only on quantitative means,...