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Top Conservation Articles

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  • G20 says to grow economy, support action on climate change

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) - Members of the Group of 20 large countries said on Sunday they had agreed a series of measures that would boost their economies by an extra 2.1 percent over five years by promoting infrastructure investment and trade. The...
  • State regulators say Anne Arundel group home where boy died violated rules

    State regulators say Anne Arundel group home where boy died violated rules
    Maryland health regulators say they found serious violations at the group home for disabled foster children where a 10-year-old Baltimore boy died in July — including conflicting records on his care, and miscommunication between staff and the...
  • John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears

    John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears
    John Muir is the patron saint of environmentalism, an epic figure whose writings of mystical enlightenment attained during lone treks in California's wilderness glorified individualism, saved Yosemite and helped establish the national park system. As...
  • Climate battle signals changes for G20 focus as Turkey takes over

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) - Australia's ill-fated attempts to stop G20 world leaders talking about climate change is not just something of an embarrassment for this year's host - it signals a shift in focus for the grouping as Turkey prepares to take...
  • G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine

    G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine
    Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President...
  • No lame duck president

    No lame duck president
    For those who expected President Barack Obama to spend his final two years in office curled up in the fetal position after the thunderclap of Republican victories in the midterm election, better brace yourselves. Returning from his diplomatic trip to Asia...
  • California law supports letting owners grow vegetables

    Question: I live on Social Security alone. It is a small fixed amount. After I pay my homeowner association assessments, mortgage, insurance and utilities, I have little money left for much else. After watching my neighbor, who is a renter, grow his own...
  • Hollande raises specter of war over climate change

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said failure to address global warming could lead to war, and called on G20 countries to act ahead of a climate change conference in Paris next year. "We will meet again in Paris to sign a global...
  • Japan ruling party candidate loses Okinawa poll, setback for U.S. base move

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A candidate backed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party was soundly defeated in a key local election on Sunday, a blow to plans to relocate a controversial U.S. air base on Okinawa island, home to the bulk of U.S. military...
  • PennEast won't pay property taxes in Pa.

    PennEast won't pay property taxes in Pa.
    Michelle Trivigno has been busy lately consulting tax tables. The Delaware Township, N.J., tax collector is trying to figure out the amount of tax revenue that will flow to the township each year if the $1 billion PennEast natural gas transmission line...
  • We must demand clean power

    Thank you for recognizing the importance of the recent agreement by President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama's in the editorial, "Climate breakthrough" (Nov. 12). That's exactly what this meeting represented — a breakthrough. This public...