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Top Conservation Articles

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  • In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start

    SATSUMASENDAI, Japan (Reuters) - On the main road leading from the Sendai nuclear plant in southern Japan, a construction crew is laying down asphalt to widen the evacuation route in the event of a future disaster. For many here, that's a hopeful sight....
  • Gary Olson: Businesses recognize they can profit from climate change

    A recent Bloomberg View headline reads, "Profit from global warming or get left behind." In his new book, "Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming," veteran journalist McKenzie Funk traveled the globe for six years, following the money in 24...
  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.

    Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air. The study,...
  • An Angel underwater

    An Angel underwater
    To shoot her latest photo series, Amber Arbucci stripped naked and leapt into an algae-rich lake filled with millions of golden jellyfish. The part-time Miami resident swam alone for seven hours with a waterproof camera and zero protection. The...
  • Bear mauling 911 call: 'She's breathing and she's bleeding hard'

    Bear mauling 911 call: 'She's breathing and she's bleeding hard'
    "Oh my God!" Terri Frana's frantic wails can be heard in the background of a 911 call as her son explains to an emergency dispatcher Saturday night that his mother has just been mauled by a 200-pound Florida black bear. As Frana cries in distress,...
  • Local green trailblazers

    Andrew Aiken, president and CEO of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society "The zoo's carbon/fuel reduction initiative is helping us to take action to reduce our overall carbon footprint. Our mission is inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife,...
  • Palm Beach County approves climate change plan

    Palm Beach County approves climate change plan
    The threat of rising seas flooding neighborhoods and fouling drinking water persuaded Palm Beach County commissioners Tuesday to commit to a regional effort to combat climate change. The new climate change efforts could eventually mean rising costs...
  • TV Review: Ken Burns' 'The Address'

    Ken Burns is normally associated with documentary epics covering subjects as ambitious as the Civil War, World War II and the entire history of baseball. So it surely must have felt like something of a respite to play small ball for a while with "The...
  • 'It's a precious open space'

    'It's a precious open space'
    The three nonprofit groups that oversee the Bolsa Chica wetlands and mesa recently banded together to educate the public about the area's natural resources. Amigos de Bolsa Chica, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and the Bolsa Chica Land Trust hosted their...
  • Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move

    Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move
    Pitzer College, a liberal arts school in Claremont, has joined the vanguard of U.S. campuses deciding to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies as a statement of concern about global warming. Pitzer’s board of trustees recently voted to...