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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Lake Morena caught in crosshairs of San Diego's water policy

    Lake Morena caught in crosshairs of San Diego's water policy
    Lars and Katherine Mitchell, and their dogs Ralph and Alice, are out for a morning walk beside this lake in the highlands 45 miles east of downtown San Diego. The lake is not very scenic these days. Lars Mitchell knows the reason. "San Diego took...
  • 'Peak soil' threatens future global food security

    LONDON (Reuters) - The challenge of ensuring future food security as populations grow and diets change has its roots in soil, but the increasing degradation of the earth's thin skin is threatening to push up food prices and increase deforestation.    ...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Eastern Tourism District unveils new industry website

    Eastern Connecticut's tourism council has unveiled a new, first of its kind website aimed at businesses and tourism professionals looking for resources in the eastern third of the state. Industry.MysticCountry.com is the new website developed by the...
  • Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast

    Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast
    The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists. The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean...
  • In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image

    In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image
    Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria’s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month — reportedly for...
  • The Harbor Report: Spreading the word on sea conservation

    This week, I journeyed into the upper bay, known to most of us as the Back Bay, to visit with Michelle Clemente, our city's marine protection and education supervisor. Clemente's office is located in the Back Bay Science Center, sharing the same...
  • Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park

    Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park
    FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car. Snook fishing, in...
  • 'Worn-out' harness led to parasailor's 2012 death off Pompano Beach, feds say

    'Worn-out' harness led to parasailor's 2012 death off Pompano Beach, feds say
    During the final moments that Kathleen Miskell lived, she and her husband were excited — riding together hip-to-hip, soaking in the sights while parasailing off the coast of Pompano Beach. But the bird's eye view turned deadly for the...
  • Factors contributing to child migration to U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Why are tens of thousands of children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras fleeing their homes to go on a dangerous journey to the United States, often without their parents or other relatives? The complex backdrop for the...
  • FWC targets illegal online exotic-animal sales

    FWC targets illegal online exotic-animal sales
    From pythons to zebra finches to puffer fish, it isn't difficult to find unique creatures for sale online. But the Internet is host to a vast, unregulated black market where breeders sell creatures big and small with no oversight or inspections by...