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Conservation

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  • Regatta brings new spectacle to Fox River despite cold weather

    Regatta brings new spectacle to Fox River despite cold weather
    St. Charles' first-ever regatta Saturday in Pottawatomie Park along the Fox River had been planned meticulously by organizers for months. Spectators dressed in Kentucky Derby-style garb would cruise down the river in a large paddle boat, enjoying drinks...
  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • 'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds

    'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds
    Impassioned ornithologist John Marzluff has combed the United States — specifically the suburbs that ring large cities — to research what our feathered friends are up to. The result, "Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens,...
  • Voters held up in lines

    Florida had the worst voter lines in the country in 2012, and a lack of resources at some precincts contributed to those long waits to vote, studies from the U.S. General Accounting Office and a New York think tank revealed. The GAO study surveyed...
  • No: It will hurt government and state's tax base

    Protecting water and land resources is worthy and should be embraced by every Floridian. However, Amendment 1 is a special-interest proposal mandating an $18 billion raid on documentary-stamp revenues for the next 20 years. Red flags should fly for anyone...
  • Malloy Scores Points With Environmentalists While Foley Focuses On Other Issues

    HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
  • Marilyn Hazelton: How I was changed by People's Climate March

    Increasingly, I have felt overwhelmed by news of droughts, tornadoes, tsunamis and hurricanes. Livelihoods and lives lost. Although the Lehigh Valley has not been severely affected, environmental news in other parts of the country and around the world has...
  • Crucial vote looms on controversial toll road

    Crucial vote looms on controversial toll road
    Nearly a year after backers of the proposed billion-dollar Illiana toll road won a crucial battle to drive the controversial project forward, another showdown looms this week. Opponents hope to halt the effort to build the 50-mile, four-lane highway...
  • Flier's favorite L.A.-Portland, Ore., flights were discontinued. Why?

    Flier's favorite L.A.-Portland, Ore., flights were discontinued. Why?
    Question: I often travel between Los Angeles and Portland, Ore. Nonstop works best for me because I have allergy and ear problems, especially on landing and takeoff. I used to fly nonstop on United, but those flights are no longer available. When I...
  • A turning point for climate policy and development? [Commentary]

    A turning point for climate policy and development? [Commentary]
    Climate change has been in the news a lot lately. The United Nations held a Climate Change Summit, which was attended by more than 100 heads of state. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of New York for a "People's Climate March," the...
  • U.S. diverts resources from domestic needs

    U.S. diverts resources from domestic needs
    Our invasion of Iraq caused all kinds of problems only now being more fully recognized. The financial cost is now estimated at more than $2 trillion while thousands of returned troops have post-traumatic stress disorder and there is a total lack of...