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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • After two major storms in a week, Bermuda reveals its resilience

    WASHINGTON If someone asks what "resilience" means, here's a working definition: Getting back up again after being knocked down by a one-two punch. That's just what Bermuda did after Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit two weeks ago, disabling power...
  • Mark Phelan: Detroit 3 need to fix their troubled small cars

    Stop me if you've hear this one before: Small cars dragged the Detroit 3 down in Consumer Reports magazine's survey of new vehicle reliability. Enough, already. This isn't the 1980s, when GM could claim to be surprised by oil leaks, like those the...
  • China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa....
  • U.N. talks of tough global climate targets, vague on national action

    COPENHAGEN, Oct 31 (Reuters) - - A draft U.N. guide for slowing climate change says world greenhouse gas emissions may have to fall to a net zero this century but is vague about what each nation should do now. About 500 delegates, including scientists...
  • Veterans encouraged to tap into benefits, services

    It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...
  • NSU renames Oceanographic Center for Guy Harvey

    NSU renames Oceanographic Center for Guy Harvey
    Nova Southeastern University plans to rename its Oceanographic Center in honor of wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey. The decision, which will be announced later Friday, came after Harvey and his Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation provided a "very...
  • Election-year water crisis taking a toll on Brazil's economy

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - After a grueling election campaign in which officials faced fierce criticism for downplaying the effects of a year-long drought, Brazil's most populous state is finally coming to terms with an uncomfortable reality: it is running out...
  • Drugs rotting on the vine

    Drugs rotting on the vine
    With Ebola threatening the world's populations, there is a new urgency to find therapies. Bringing naturally occurring pharmaceuticals to market should be a priority for our nation because drugs derived from nature are astonishingly successful. The United...
  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • Canada security services struggle with extremist threat, resources gap

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's spy agency and national police force are so constrained by a lack of resources that they can't keep close track of all the Islamic extremists who may be a potential threat at home and they have also had to abandon some counter-...
  • Williams Township voters to decide fate of open space tax

    The rolling farmlands and acres of hillsides that stretch far between houses have long defined Williams Township. The township has stood apart from neighboring communities plighted with traffic congestion from suburban sprawl. Some credit an earned...