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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Why U.S. green groups are talking about abortion this election

    DENVER (Reuters) - Green billionaire Tom Steyer vowed to make the November congressional elections about climate change. Now he's talking about abortion and the economy to get his candidates across the finish line. Steyer, a hedge fund manager turned...
  • Schuh, Johnson vie for chance to run Anne Arundel County

    Schuh, Johnson vie for chance to run Anne Arundel County
    The two men who want to be Anne Arundel's next county executive have taken different routes toward that goal. Republican Steve Schuh, a state delegate, has spent 21/2 years setting up a network of volunteers and amassing more than $1 million in campaign...
  • Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase

    Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase
    CANTON — The Canton Land Conservation Trust has received a $17,500 grant from the state that will help it buy 12.5 vacant acres that are adjacdent to a large parcel of open space it already owns on Ratlum Mountain. That grant was announced by Gov....
  • Darren Aronofsky, Woody Harrelson Produce Midterm Climate Change Spot

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Director Darren Aronofsky and actor Woody Harrelson have teamed up to make a 30-second spot on climate change that will run in key states during primetime and the World Series. The spot -- which warns of climate change...
  • Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one

    Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one
    California's stubborn drought helped push a $7.5-billion water bond through the Legislature and onto the November ballot. But even if voters approve Proposition 1, it won't provide relief any time soon. "It's going to be a long time before we see...
  • Vanguard U. pulls out of county tuition program after bias complaint

    Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy. Before withdrawing its...
  • Hartford Must Join Bike-Friendly Cities

    Hartford Must Join Bike-Friendly Cities
    As Trinity College students from different parts of the country, we care about the environment and its condition. We haven't been around long enough to cause climate change, but we inherited the responsibility to create a solution. That sentiment led us...
  • Giant tortoises rally from near extinction on Galapagos island

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservationists said on Tuesday they have brought giant tortoises found on the Galapagos island of Espanola back from the brink of extinction, gaining a foothold strong enough to allow humans to leave the reptiles alone. Numbering...
  • Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word

    Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word
    During high tide, saltwater comes up through the drains in the streets of Miami Beach. "Sea level rise is our reality," said the city's mayor. The predictions that Florida would be one of the states most damaged by climate change are already coming...
  • Simmons, Beyer PA House race has personal undertones

    Democrat Michael Beyer was a last-minute entry in the race for Pennsylvania's 131st House District. For Republican incumbent Justin Simmons, that turned what had looked like an unimpeded path to a third term into a pitched battle with the son of the...
  • Protesters occupy small airport near oil block in Peru's Amazon

    LIMA (Reuters) - Hundreds of indigenous community members took control of a small Amazonian airport inside Peru's biggest oil block, tribal leaders said on Tuesday, part of a dispute with Argentine energy firm Pluspetrol and the government over...