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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness

    Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness
    Earl Johnson and his neighbors were more serious about emergency preparedness after they experienced a power outage and no running water at the same time a few years ago, he said. "We had elderly people who needed water," he said. "We went to the...
  • China to outlaw eating of protected animal species

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will jail people who eat rare animals for 10 years or more under a new interpretation of the criminal law, state media reported, as the government seeks to close a legal loophole and better protect the natural environment. China...
  • Tollway's $75 million bridge project will yield to fish

    Tollway's $75 million bridge project will yield to fish
    More than 100,000 vehicles cross the Interstate 90 bridge over the Fox River each day, but the Illinois Tollway's plans to rebuild the span this summer will have to wait for the fish to do their business. Construction of the $75 million project near...
  • Sharp exchanges between candidates, moderators mark Newport News School Board debate

    Sharp exchanges between candidates, moderators mark Newport News School Board debate
    NEWPORT NEWS — Candidates for the Newport News School Board engaged in a sharp debate Thursday night at the school division's administration building that included repeated terse exchanges between the moderators and candidates. The debate was...
  • Gators diving coach Donnie Craine dies in boating accident

    Gators diving coach Donnie Craine dies in boating accident
    UF diving coach Donnie Craine died Thursday morning during a boating accident off the coast of Bokeelia, located in the Gulf of Mexico on Pine Island, just west of Fort Myers. Craine was 61 and spent the past 25 years coaching the Gators. A native...
  • Cure International, with clinics in war zones, suffers first violent fatality

    LEMOYNE, Pa. Cure International has long gone where others fear to tread. The global health care nonprofit has set up clinics in war zones and regions plagued by civil unrest since its founding in 1996, including taking over a bombed-out Red Cross...
  • LCCC narrows search for new president to four candidates

    Lehigh Carbon Community College has narrowed its search for a new president to four candidates. They are: Ann Bieber, LCCC's interim president; Joyce Ester, former president of Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.; Doreen Larson,...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 25

    Replay fan While I can understand the viewpoint of those who are philosophically opposed to the new replay system in baseball, I stand squarely on the other side of the issue. I am, irrefutably, a baseball connoisseur. There is not an aspect of the on-...
  • Taco Bell dips a toe into fast-casual dining with new concept

    Taking to heart the nation's reputation as a melting-pot society, Taco Bell is unveiling an alter-ego restaurant with a menu of American-inspired tacos and craft beer. The Irvine, Calif.-based fast-food chain is making a play for the $34 billion fast-...
  • Fracking Waste Too Risky For Connecticut

    The Willimantic River Alliance strongly urges our state senators to support Senate Bill 257, which will prohibit fracking waste from being accepted for treatment in Connecticut. Fracking wastewater is a toxic mixture of both man-made chemicals and...
  • Climate Change Gains Steam

    In response to the letter "More Climate Fear-Mongering" by Steve Weismantel [April 21], the facts from the thousands of scientists who participated in creating the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report clearly point in the direction...