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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Fires displace 2 families in Portsmouth, Virginia Beach

    The American Red Cross is assisting two families in Portsmouth and Virginia Beach after being displaced by early Saturday morning house fires. Jonathan McNamara, American Red Cross of Virginia communications officer, said a family of six in Portsmouth...
  • Evin Epstein: Don't discount Karen Dolan's political, ecological contributions

    The political entanglements surrounding former Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan have for some become a juicy, tempting story to follow. Following the recent release of a Northampton County grand jury report and ongoing caustic political...
  • Water demand shrinks even as state, U.S. grow

    Water demand shrinks even as state, U.S. grow
    Across the country and in Florida, Americans are only using as much water as almost 45 years ago, even though the population has grown by more than 100 million people, the U.S. Geological Survey reported this week. Environmentalists point to efficient...
  • Chinese officials accused of smuggling African ivory on official visits

    Chinese officials accused of smuggling African ivory on official visits
    Visits to Africa by high-level Chinese delegations, including a presidential trip, have been used to smuggle ivory, contributing to an explosion in poaching that has cut Tanzania’s elephant population in half over the last five years, according to a...
  • Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment

    Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment
    Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...
  • Burbank residents ask officials for watered-down restrictions

    Burbank residents ask officials for watered-down restrictions
    Due to the ongoing drought, Burbank residents are restricted in their outdoor watering to only one day a week through April, but residents have complained about the limits. The City Council took a second look at its mandatory water conservation efforts...
  • Manufacturing boot camp matches trainees with jobs

    Manufacturing boot camp matches trainees with jobs
    Malik Williams always thought manufacturing meant working in a steel mill, a job that seemed gone for good from Baltimore. But since mid-October, the 20-year-old White Marsh resident has made his way onto factory floors to watch workers blend olive oil,...
  • Five things for Friday, Nov. 7

    Five things for Friday, Nov. 7
    Five things for you today in Central Florida: capsule launch next month; water consumption and conservation; riding all the rides; Electric Daisy Carnival; and more. 1. NASA is preparing to launch its next-generation, deep-space capsule Orion next month...
  • Duke study: Solution aversion, not science denial on climate change

    A new study out of Duke University found that many people treat their politics like some folks treat their health: If they don't like the likely solution, they just ignore the problem. This, the study posits, is why far more Republicans deny climate...
  • 'Out-of-School-Time' Directory provides resources for students

    The Manchester Neighborhood Academy has created an "Out of School Time" Directory for Manchester.  The directory is new and provides information about activities and programs for students when they spend time outside of school. The Manchester...
  • Harry Shearer goes straight to the source for 'Nixon's the One'

    Harry Shearer goes straight to the source for 'Nixon's the One'
    In his Web series "Nixon's the One," originally made for the U.K. satellite network Sky and now unfolding domestically on YouTube, Harry Shearer crawls inside the skin of the 37th president of the United States. With a text taken entirely from Richard...