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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

    NEWCASTLE, England/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved. Beyond...
  • Thursday: Is the public finally taking climate change seriously?

    Thursday: Is the public finally taking climate change seriously?
        It used to be called “junk science” by non-believers, usually the right wing type.   There may still be non-believers of climate change, but their numbers are dwindling. They can listen to Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh mock climate...
  • 'Green Cities' is theme of this year's Earth day activities

    Earth Day's international theme this year is Green Cities. The city of Delray Beach is joining in to showcase the people, policies, products and services that support its drive toward sustainability. The city will have a free Earth Day event from 10 a.m....
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/17/14

    Today's Birthday (04/17/14). Fun and creativity highlight this year. Two eclipses this month (for six months) affect partnerships and finances. Tune infrastructures at home and work, making repairs and revisions. Communication pays off. Make plans and...
  • Judges overturn rulings on Sacramento River contracts

    Judges overturn rulings on Sacramento River contracts
    A decision by a federal appeals court Wednesday could allow for changes in water deliveries to irrigation districts that hold senior rights to Sacramento River supplies. The unanimous opinion by an 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • California panel postpones decision on protecting gray wolves

    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed a controversial decision on whether to afford gray wolves protection under the state's Endangered Species Act, giving itself another 90 days to consider the matter. After listening to a...
  • Lionfish import ban approved

    A ban on imports of lionfish into Florida received preliminary approval Wednesday, although the action comes years too late to stop the invasion of the state's waters by these venomous predators from the Indian and Pacific oceans. The Florida Fish and...
  • State Taps 97 Teachers To Help Promote Common Core

    HARTFORD — State education officials have asked 97 teachers from 86 schools to help develop high-quality lessons and resources for controversial new academic goals known as the Common Core State Standards. "It's so essential that as we undertake...
  • Greasy fish and bad jokes — it's Shad Planking time again

    Greasy fish and bad jokes — it's Shad Planking time again
    WAKEFIELD — Whatever they tell you, George Allen said, people don't come for the fish. They must come for something, though, because folks have been showing up beneath this copse of trees for decades, snacking on shad and bantering about politics....
  • All Hands On Deck For Climate Change

    Thanks for publishing "Invading Mosquito" by Durland Fish, Eric Ellman and Mark Pagani, members of the Yale Climate and Energy Institute, which warned about local changes in infectious disease due to climate change [April 13, Opinion]. Climate change is...
  • State postpones decision on Endangered Species protections for wolves

    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed a decision on whether to afford gray wolves protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. Acknowledging the passion the issue generates, the commission voted unanimously to extend ...