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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • 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...
  • Future growth makes water conservation vital: Editorial

    Future growth makes water conservation vital: Editorial
    Floridians got some encouraging environmental news recently. Over the past decade, we pumped less water out of the ground even as the state's population grew by nearly 3 million. Conservation was cited as one of several factors that afforded relief to our...
  • G-20 leaders promise projects, policy reforms to boost economic growth

    Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, leaders of the Group of 20 major economies set a target of lifting global economic output by at least 2% over five years -- an ambitious goal that would add $2 trillion to the world economy...
  • Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live

    Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within a decade to half a million vehicles per year,...
  • Roy and McGuire: Bethlehem school energy savings good for taxpayers

    The Bethlehem Area School District's climate and sustainability commitment illustrates the district's dedication to promote responsible management of environmental resources. The commitment includes the establishment of a greenhouse gas emissions...
  • The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help

    The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help
    The Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve stretches from Westchester to the marina, 640 acres of precious and precarious wildlife habitat that over the years has survived the dumping of soil from nearby construction, trampling, littering and other...
  • Forest Service criticized over management of Alaska national forest

    Forest Service criticized over management of Alaska national forest
    Federal efforts to end old-growth logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest have stalled and millions of tax dollars are being wasted, according to a report that will be released Tuesday, the latest salvo in a dispute over the future of America's...
  • Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment

    Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment
    The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard. For Australians it's not so bad — most of the time — to be so far away, so overlooked, so seemingly insignificant as to almost never factor in major international news....
  • The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State

    The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State
    Sectarian violence is tearing apart much of the Middle East. One of the major antagonists, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is also becoming a serious domestic security challenge for more than 80 countries around the world grappling with...
  • Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.

    Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.
    Descanso Gardens on Saturday will unveil an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern California landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate

    Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate
    Whitemarsh Run looks a mess, more a construction site than a stream. With its flow temporarily dammed and diverted, a track hoe is carving out a new, more sinuous channel for the badly degraded waterway running through a built-up patch of northeastern...