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Conservation

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  • State recycling program has been running large deficits

    State recycling program has been running large deficits
    A state audit has found that the cost of the state's recycling program for beverage containers has exceeded its revenue by over $100 million in three of the last four fiscal years. The audit released Thursday reviewed the California Department of...
  • Republicans in charge, but face many challenges

    Republicans in charge, but face many challenges
    Voter discontent has given Republicans control of the Senate, but Americans may quickly become dissatisfied with the new cast on Capitol Hill. Paychecks are stagnant and health care remains too expensive, but Americans often won't accept what fixing big...
  • Fracking can begin in Illinois

    Fracking can begin in Illinois
    Haul out the oil rigs, fracking can begin in Illinois. An obscure arm of state government cleared the way Thursday for oil and gas drillers to apply for permits to begin fracking in Illinois, which could find itself the center of an oil boom by next fall...
  • 'Virunga' captures drama of African rangers guarding gorillas

    'Virunga' captures drama of African rangers guarding gorillas
    Urgent investigative report and unforgettable drama, "Virunga" is a work of heart-wrenching tenderness and heart-stopping suspense. The documentary's central characters, the wardens of Africa's oldest national park, are heroic beyond measure. They're...
  • As species decline, so does research funding

    As species decline, so does research funding
    As I rubbed the frostbite out of my hands on returning from a seal survey on Antarctic ice recently, I was informed that I had the dubious distinction of making the Top 5 in the 2014 list of wasteful scientists compiled by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.)....
  • Early lessons in green living

    Early lessons in green living
    As state officials mount their next offensive to clean up nearly 700,000 discarded tires from the ocean floor just off Fort Lauderdale, a local crew with a much smaller mission took to the beach. The group of about 65 volunteers included children from...
  • Partnership affords chance to rebuild

    Partnership affords chance to rebuild
    Thanks to a partnership with Rebuilding Together Broward County Inc., one low-income neighborhood in Pompano Beach will get a significant upgrade. City Commissioners recently approved a $50,000 grant to the county nonprofit, which will select a...
  • Tom Steyer gets little payoff for millions spent on green issues

    Environmentalists had something in their arsenal for Tuesday's election they never did before: a billionaire benefactor willing to empty his pockets of tens of millions of dollars to bring climate change to the forefront of political debate and elect...
  • Vote online for Adopt-a-Lake photograph for 2015 calendar

    Vote online for Adopt-a-Lake photograph for 2015 calendar
    The public can vote online for their favorite photograph for the 2015 Adopt-a-Lake calendar. A panel rated more than 220 photograph entries and picked the top 32 semifinalists. The top 14 photos will be chosen for the calendar and the top-scoring...
  • Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies

    Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies
    They dressed Britney Spears in an epic wardrobe of embellished crop tops and low-rise pants from 1999 to 2004. Earlier this year, they received a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination for outfitting Matthew McConaughey in western garb and Jared Leto in...
  • Voters have no idea how to solve America's problems

    After the world's most expensive election $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal clear they haven't a clue what to do about the nation's problems. This is how we, the electorate, are being described: Sour. Dyspeptic. Demoralized. Disgusted....