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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Climate change poses challenges to Haiti's coffee production, study says

    Haiti's coffee production, which is enjoying a sweet comeback, could be adversely affected by warmer temperatures and less rainfall in the future, a study released Thursday by Catholic Relief Services said. The humanitarian arm of the Catholic Church...
  • Texas judge overturns state's school finance system

    AUSTIN, Texas A state judge overturned Texas' school finance system for the second time in 18 months on Thursday, ruling that the Legislature's funding boost last year failed to fix a system that is unfair and inadequate for the state's 5 million public...
  • Auditors urge better tracking of public defender clients

    Auditors urge better tracking of public defender clients
    A new state audit says Maryland's public defender's office is failing to properly document whether its clients are poor enough to need its help. The periodic review by the state's Office of Legislative Audits, released Thursday, also found the office is...
  • 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. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Clean autos get boost in 3 bills

    Clean autos get boost in 3 bills
    A bill that would phase out rebates for the wealthy who buy plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles passed the Assembly and could join two related bills Thursday on their way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. One of the other bills would increase the number of...
  • Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies

    Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies
    The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate". As...
  • Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber sale

    Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
  • Clint Hinote: Isolate the head of the Islamic State, don't target him

    Clint Hinote: Isolate the head of the Islamic State, don't target him
    The Islamic State has been wounded. While the video of the execution of reporter James Foley displayed the group's depravity, its timing also suggests that recent counterattacks are having a significant effect on its leadership. The group's expansion...
  • Pivot Launches on University Streaming Service Philo

    Participant Media's television network Pivot is launching on streaming service Philo, bringing its programming to university campuses across the United States, the network announced on Wednesday. Philo, a television service that uses a university's...
  • Demand High As Enfield Group Distributes School Supplies

    More than 500 free backpacks were distributed to Enfield students on Aug. 25, and that still wasn't enough to meet the demand. Organizers of the Educational Resources for Children's Summer Lunch Bunch program expected that 600 people might show up...
  • Workday raises revenue forecast as software subscriptions jump

    (Reuters) - Workday Inc reported a better-than-expected 74 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to strong growth in subscriptions for its Web-based human resources and financial management software, and the company raised its full-year revenue forecast....