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Top Conservation Articles

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  • World of SEALs revealed

    Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
  • State rep to go after state funds to mandate bear-proof trash cans

    A state lawmaker who represents the Seminole County neighborhoods that have seen two bear attacks in five months is pushing a plan to mandate residents use bear-proof garbage cans. Rep. Mike Clelland wants all residents in subdivisions with frequent...
  • RCC partners with VIMS for coastal ecology course

    RCC partners with VIMS for coastal ecology course
    A coastal ecology course will be held over the summer in a partnership between Rappahannock Community College and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The course includes three weeks of online academic work and two weeks of field work at VIMS,...
  • Bill to let retailers keep selling alligator products advances

    Bill to let retailers keep selling alligator products advances
      Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands. With the help of the state of...
  • The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

    NEWCASTLE, England/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved. Beyond...
  • Guinea cancels BSGR, Vale iron ore mining permits

    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea's government has accepted a report recommending the cancellation of two iron ore concessions held by BSG Resources and its joint venture partner, Brazilian miner Vale , a spokesman said on state television on Thursday. A...
  • Isle of Wight residents split on proposed budget

    ISLE OF WIGHT — More than a dozen Isle of Wight residents spoke about the proposed budget at a Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday night, with some offering support for the proposal and many pleading with the supervisors not to defund programs....
  • Credit for Lake's first 'Sandhill Crane Crossing' sign goes to Umatilla students

    Credit for Lake's first 'Sandhill Crane Crossing' sign goes to Umatilla students
    UMATILLA — Sandhill cranes received a little more protection thanks to students from Umatilla Middle School seeking to alert residents to be cautious and keep their eyes open for the threatened species, many of which are killed by vehicles unaware...
  • Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen

    Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen
    By Shoshana Olidort In the quest for identity, we often reach backward in time, toward our ancestral roots, in the hope that they will help us gain a footing in the present. We romanticize rootedness and are nostalgic for a past we may know nothing...
  • Segarra Mum On Plan To Close Budget Gap

     Segarra Mum On Plan To Close Budget Gap
    City administrators are grappling with how to offset an estimated $44 million deficit as Mayor Pedro Segarra prepares to unveil his 2014-15 spending plan Monday. Early projections showed Hartford's expenditures for the upcoming fiscal year totaling...
  • NASA Langley part of new space tech research

    NASA Langley part of new space tech research
    The technologies needed to get humans deeper into space and safely on another planet are continuing apace, and will take financial commitments for years to come, a NASA official says. But NASA's partnerships with industry and academia to develop and...