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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • U.S.-China climate change agreement: What you need to know

    Wednesday's agreement between the United States and China on cutting greenhouse gas emissions could have lasting implications for the entire world. Here are some important things to know.  What are greenhouse gas emissions? These gases come from...
  • Florida's job gains in October more than double those a year ago

    Florida's job gains in October more than double those a year ago
    Florida added 20,050 private-sector jobs in October – more than doubling the 8,580 jobs gained in the same month a year ago, according to a regional employment report released Wednesday by payroll and human resources firm ADP. More than 5,600 of...
  • It's in Gloucester's budget: $15,188 for employee recognition

    Gloucester County has an estimated 400 employees, according to Human Resources Director Patricia Michura. Each year, Michura said, the county recognizes many of those employees for a variety of reasons. The county has budgeted $15,188 for employee...
  • Providing community health, wellness

    Providing community health, wellness
    Health and wellness has become more accessible to the community with the recent partnership between the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens and the Jupiter Medical Center. The JCC partnership with the JMC, which brings 35 years of...
  • Dismayed, but not surprised, by GOP opposition to climate deal

    To the editor: I guess it was predictable that Republicans in Congress would jump all over this historic agreement on climate change. I allowed myself a brief daydream, imagining some other possible responses they could have come up with. ("U.S.-China...
  • Why the U.S.-China climate deal is so important

    Global-warming talks in Paris next year have a better chance of reaching a productive conclusion now that the two biggest economies in the world — which also happen to be the two biggest climate polluters — have promised to curb greenhouse...
  • Palm Beach County voters deliver big support for environmental land buying

    Palm Beach County voters deliver big support for environmental land buying
    Palm Beach County voters seem to love real estate shopping, especially when taxpayers are buying. On Election Day, they gave the biggest stamp of approval in the state to buying more land to protect the environment. The county's 85 percent approval for...
  • Ace Hardware: Building healthy bodies and a healthy culture

     Ace Hardware: Building healthy bodies and a healthy culture
    Ace is the place for a healthy Brian Mayer, an information technology manager at Ace Hardware Corp. in Oak Brook. Besides bowling in a company-sponsored league, Mayer takes advantage of the free on-site flu shots and appreciates the annual biometric...
  • A reality check for the anti-GMO, anti-vaccine folks

    A reality check for the anti-GMO, anti-vaccine folks
    Despite our culture’s reflexive reverence for things that are “natural,” we should all be mindful that just because something is “natural” does not necessarily mean that it is good. The word “natural” has deep...
  • 'Merchants of Doubt' shows how public opinion is manipulated

    Don't underestimate Robert Kenner's "Merchants of Doubt." It may sound like a standard-issue advocacy documentary concerned, as so many are, with the perils of global warming, but it's a lot more than that. It's not just that "Merchants of Doubt" is...
  • Wellness Way Sector Plan is a bad idea

    Be proud, south Lake County! On Tuesday, you'll be getting a taste of the best government money can buy. If county commissioners play the good little stooges they're supposed to and vote for a development plan coming before them, residents can count...