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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • 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...
  • Will L.A. County voters tax themselves to pay for parks?

    Will L.A. County voters tax themselves to pay for parks?
    Along with casting their votes for a new supervisor, sheriff and assessor Nov. 4, Los Angeles County voters will decide whether to tax themselves to pay for park and conservation projects across the region. The proposal, Proposition P, would levy a $23-...
  • Gray wolf reported at Grand Canyon for first time in decades

    (Reuters) - A gray wolf was recently photographed on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in what would be the first wolf sighting in the national park since the last one was killed there in the 1940s, conservation groups said on Thursday. The U....
  • In war on smog, struggling China steel mills adapt to survive

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese steel mills, among the biggest in the world, are altering their production schedules to offset disruption from forced plant closures aimed at curbing choking air pollution during a summit of world leaders in Beijing next month....
  • Matt Cartwright: A prescription for moving America to a better future

    Matt Cartwright: A prescription for moving America to a better future
    I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to serve the people of the 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. I would like to continue my work to create jobs, grow our economy, protect the environment, and support veterans and seniors. While in...
  • Save the world—vote in Tuesday's election

    Save the world—vote in Tuesday's election
    Let’s face it, there’s nothing sexy about next week’s midterm elections. We’ve already voted in America’s first black president, and he still has two years left in the batter’s box. The possibility of a woman (Hillary...
  • Lake Mission Viejo isn't feeling California drought — yet

    Lake Mission Viejo isn't feeling California drought — yet
    Lake Mission Viejo is Southern California at its most idyllic and, when it comes to water, its most extravagant. Multimillion-dollar homes surround a 1.2-billion-gallon lake created solely for recreation, where sailboats sway under sunny afternoon skies...
  • Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change

    Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change
    It may seem unlikely, but penguins offer a crucial lesson for the United States' national security. On the western Antarctic Peninsula, climate change is wreaking havoc on stocks of krill, tiny crustaceans that penguins eat. Adelie penguins are in...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Index Zero'

    "A society is defined not only by what it creates, but what it refuses to destroy." Those familiar words, from American conservationist John C. Sawhill, open Lorenzo Sportiello's solemnly intentioned debut feature -- and they're humbly appropriate ones...