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Conservation

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  • Are Quinn, Rauner lying about education funding?

    Are Quinn, Rauner lying about education funding?
    Five times in Tuesday night's hourlong gubernatorial debate — five times! — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn accused his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner of planning to cut $4 billion from state education funding. Rauner, in turn, reiterated a...
  • Gubernatorial Candidates Spar On Campaign Financing, Climate Change

    Gubernatorial Candidates Spar On Campaign Financing, Climate Change
    NEW LONDON — The three candidates for governor battled each other on clean government, state spending and climate change Thursday in the fifth debate of the election season. On the topic of clean elections, Republican nominee Tom Foley attacked...
  • Ebola outbreak has caused funding crisis at Sierra Leone chimp sanctuary; Busch Gardens donating money

    Fifty-seven wildlife conservation projects around the world are receiving money from the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund this year. Just over $1 million is being distributed among these projects bringing the amount awarded since the Fund...
  • Environmental Groups Bash Foley on Climate Change

    Environmental Groups Bash Foley on Climate Change
    Officials of two Connecticut environmental groups condemned Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley's lack of a position on the causes of climate change Friday. The activists called global warming "a critical issue for our environment and our economy...
  • Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children

    Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children
    When state officials removed several disabled foster children from an Anne Arundel County group home in early July — after a 10-year-old boy died there — they placed most of the children with Second Family, a Prince George's County nonprofit...
  • We're in a drought. Why is it still hard to rip out your lawn in L.A.?

    We're in a drought. Why is it still hard to rip out your lawn in L.A.?
    For months now California leaders have been telling people to conserve water, let their lawns go brown and switch to drought-tolerant yards. But Los Angeles rules have, in some cases, made it hard to be water wise. Take, for example, the Los Angeles...
  • Eric Frein manhunt wipes out many a speeding ticket

    Curtis Gibbs of Allentown got a break this month when he went to court for allegedly slapping state Trooper Joe Bushta's horse during Musikfest. On the day of the hearing, Bushta was among hundreds of troopers assigned to the search for Eric Frein in...
  • Good billionaire vs. bad billionaire won't solve climate change

    To the editor: I agree with hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer that global warming is a critical issue. But I don't think we'll solve this crisis via a billionaire-vs.-billionaire grudge match, with him trying to shout down the Koch brothers from the...
  • WHO promises analysis of Ebola response, won't comment on reported flaws

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization promised on Saturday that it would publish a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis once the outbreak was under control, in response to a leaked document that appeared to acknowledge it had...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing

    The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing
    Connecticut's environment has changed enormously over the past four centuries. What can we expect over the next 50 years? More change, and not all of it for the better. Indeed, if history is any indicator, and it might well be the best indicator, we...