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Conservation

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  • Eat less chicken [Commentary]

    Eat less chicken [Commentary]
    The next time you stroll through your supermarket, take a breather by the poultry. Pick up a chicken and place the package in your cart. Next, walk over to the beverage aisle and put nine gallon-sized jugs of water next to the unfortunate bird. Finally,...
  • Duchess of Cambridge dresses for spring on Easter visit to zoo

    Duchess of Cambridge dresses for spring on Easter visit to zoo
    The Duchess of Cambridge wore a perfect-for-spring pale yellow dress on Easter Sunday, when she and Prince William and baby Prince George visited the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. [Grazia] Earlier in the day she wore a chic dove-gray coat and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Water To Start Water Main Projects On Route 1 In Clinton

    Connecticut Water announced that work will begin this month on water main projects along two sections of Route 1 in Clinton. The projects will improve system reliability, enhance water quality, and increase the flow water available for fire protection....
  • Free festival will offer ways to stay healthy and in shape

    City of Clermont will present FitnessPalooza, a health and fitness festival, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Waterfront Park, 330 Third St., on Lake Minneola in Clermont. The free event will include sports demonstrations and opportunities to try out...
  • READER SUBMITTED: MxCC Meriden Center Hosts First e-Cycling Event On May 3

    Not sure what to do with your old and unwanted electronics? Middlesex Community College has a free solution on how to dispose of these ancient artifacts, without filling landfills. Just bring your unwanted electronics to the Meriden Center on Saturday,...
  • POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Should government stop collecting union dues?

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering "paycheck protection" legislation to prohibit government agencies from collecting dues on behalf of unions. Supporters say taxpayer resources shouldn't be used to help unions fund political activity; opponents say...
  • The Keystone delay [Editorial]

    Last week's announcement by the U.S. State Department that a decision over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will be delayed pending a legal challenge in Nebraska was a prudent step that was also politically convenient for President Barack Obama...
  • John Armstrong: Make Florida a healthy place to be

    Florida has witnessed great success in helping people stop smoking, and the next great wave of tobacco cessation will come through renewed engagement by health care professionals. Thanks to collaborative efforts by Tobacco Free Florida, the smoking...
  • President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour

    President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
    WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it....
  • Eco-conscious Ed Begley Jr. lives by example

    Eco-conscious Ed Begley Jr. lives by example
    Actor and eco-activist Ed Begley Jr.'s "aha" moment about the environment came during the first Earth Day in 1970. He heard the talk about air and water pollution, and it struck a chord. He had personally experienced the effects of L.A.'s smog and...
  • Imperial Sand Dunes: paradise for just spinning wheels

    When I set out for a trip to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, I hardly thought I would find myself with a group of Kuwaitis in the back seat of a Lexus LX470 as it slipped and slid across the sandy terrain. As the sand became thicker, I knew it...