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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • U.S., China unveil pact to cut greenhouse-gas emissions

    BEIJING — Creating an opening for a larger international agreement, China and the United States on Wednesday announced new targets for greenhouse-gas emissions that are intended to help curb global climate change. As part of the arrangement,...
  • Is Chinese strategy the key to defeating Islamic State?

    Is Chinese strategy the key to defeating Islamic State?
    While the U.S. and its allies are struggling to figure out how to stop the Islamic State from metastasizing throughout the Middle East and beyond,China has been conspicuously absent from the containment efforts. Given that China is the largest beneficiary...
  • The young and the not so restless

    The young and the not so restless
    Recent reports have highlighted the movement of young, college-educated people to the nation's cities. Baltimore is among the beneficiaries of this shift. Between the turn of the century and last year, the city ranked third fastest of the nation's...
  • Republicans have no mandate because they offered no agenda

    Republicans have no mandate because they offered no agenda
    In the early 3rd century B.C., after King Pyrrhus of Epirus again took brutal casualties in defeating the Romans, he told one person who offered congratulations, "If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined." In...
  • Climate breakthrough

    Climate breakthrough
    The deal made by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama to limit greenhouse gases from those two nations represents the most significant action in the fight against climate change in years. Suddenly, it appears international progress is...
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sued over Mexican gray wolf recovery plan

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sued over Mexican gray wolf recovery plan
    Conservation organizations on Wednesday sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to force it to complete a long overdue, legally required recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, the lobo of Southwestern lore. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in...
  • UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed

    UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed
    A deal between China and the United States to combat global warming is "heartening" although it falls short of the action needed to avert the worst impacts, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists said on Wednesday. China said 2030 would be...
  • Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal

    Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal
    Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday wasted no time in criticizing what they called President Barack Obama's "one-sided" climate deal with China, using the announcement to declare war on the administration's plan to use executive actions to...
  • Robert Craves dies at 72; Costco co-founder started higher ed nonprofit

    Robert Craves dies at 72; Costco co-founder started higher ed nonprofit
    Robert Craves, an executive who helped start wholesale giant Costco before launching a philanthropy to help disadvantaged students attend college, died of cancer Nov. 5 in Bellevue, Wash. He was 72. His death was announced by College Success Foundation,...
  • Lester Snow is the answer man on the water bond

    Lester Snow is the answer man on the water bond
    Californians, you just voted yourselves a $7-billion-plus water bond measure. What happens now? Lester Snow can draw you the map of water needs and detail the money being spent. He's navigated state waters for years in a multitude of jobs, among them head...
  • Downtown boat parade returning to Hampton River

    HAMPTON — Downtown's Lighted Boat Parade is returning to the Hampton River on Dec. 6. The event where Yuletide meets high tide will be held along a stretch of the river near the Hampton piers, just off Settlers Landing Road. Boaters from...