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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • School district brings on two new employees

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District has a new facilities director set to begin in October and a coordinator for special projects, assessment and accountability who started last week. Jeff Dixon, current executive director of facilities planning,...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he will "do what's necessary" to fight the Sunni Muslim extremists targeted in a fierce round of U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria and that he'll do so with the support of regional partners whose...
  • Fox River study gains support

     Fox River study gains support
    A committee of St. Charles aldermen agreed Monday night to chip in $20,000 to examine the possibility of providing such amenities as white water rafting courses, floating botanical gardens and elevated bike paths centered on the Fox River. John Rabchuk,...
  • Volunteers Sought For Wethersfield Cove Cleanup

    WETHERSFIELD -- The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is loaning a "state of the art" 32-foot-long landing craft and eight personnel to assist with the annual clean up of Wethersfield Cove Friday, said Jim Woodworth, stewardship chairman of the Great...
  • US Clean Air Act cited as big first step in emissions control

    GENEVA World leaders met in New York on Tuesday to discuss how to tackle the risks posed by climate change, but there was little discussion of one increasingly obvious observation: The planet might be in better shape today if more countries had followed...
  • Obama says global climate deal must include emerging economies

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday a new global agreement on climate change must include strong commitments from emerging economies and move past the rich-poor country divide that has hampered progress in United Nations...
  • Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment

    Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment
    With a backdrop of slowly turning wind turbines, the U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California as part of a federal and state effort...
  • Judge temporarily restores federal protections to wolves in Wyoming

    (Reuters) - A U.S. judge temporarily restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming on Tuesday in a victory for conservationists that is sure to draw criticism from ranchers and hunters who blame wolves for preying on livestock and big-game animals....
  • U.N. climate summit sets goals to save forests, use clean energy

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations summit on climate change agreed on Tuesday to widen the use of renewable energy and raise billions of dollars in aid for developing countries in an effort to increase the prospects for a wide-ranging deal to...
  • Google pulls out of conservative group amid environmentalist pressure

    Google pulls out of conservative group amid environmentalist pressure
    Google's effort to build strong alliances with Republican politicians and conservative advocacy groups is paying dividends on Capitol Hill but has created a growing marketing and public-relations headache for the company. Climate-change activists have...
  • Obama calls for more aggressive fight against climate change

    President Obama on Tuesday called on both emerging economies and world powers to take more aggressive steps to slow climate change, saying "nobody gets a pass” on addressing the foremost challenge of the century. In brief remarks at the U.N....