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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 5 bears killed since attack; residents say beasts have lost their fear

    5 bears killed since attack; residents say beasts have lost their fear
    State wildlife officers are keeping an around-the-clock vigil on a Lake Mary neighborhood where a woman was mauled by a black bear in her driveway Saturday night, and they're promising to stay until the threat has passed.. So far, agents said Monday,...
  • Washington state lands chief breaks vow, takes money from timber industry

    SEATTLE As he campaigned in 2008 to become Washington state's top logging regulator, Peter Goldmark attacked his opponent for a "reprehensible" conflict of interest accepting money from timber harvesters while allowing them to conduct clear-cuts in...
  • South River study puts Annapolis students in a learning environment

    South River study puts Annapolis students in a learning environment
    Thirty-five Annapolis students spent their Tuesday examining river critters in a net, measuring water clarity and planting more than 100 trees and shrubs. The day of hands-on outdoor activities capped The Water Project, an initiative led by a young...
  • US uses 'diplospeak' to evade tough truths on Ukraine, other crises

    WASHINGTON By now, most people know that Russian President Vladimir Putin took over the neighboring Crimea region of Ukraine and formally annexed it after a hastily called referendum there that drew outrage from across the globe. U.S. officials don't...
  • Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank

    Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank
    Six people were rescued from the cold, choppy Magothy River on Sunday evening after their small boat was swamped with waves and sank, police said. Two couples and two children were headed back to shore after spending the afternoon on Dobbins Island,...
  • TV Review: 'Years of Living Dangerously'

    The celebrity power fueling "Years of Living Dangerously," Showtime's multipart, James Cameron-Arnold Schwarzenegger-Jerry Weintraub-produced documentary devoted to sounding alarms about climate change, is inevitably a double-edged sword. Big-name stars...
  • 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...