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Conservation

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  • Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration

    Angling for the benefits of oyster restoration
    "Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab. The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
  • Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

    The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation. In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...
  • Groundwater level in California basin hits historic low

    Groundwater level in California basin hits historic low
    The groundwater level in the San Bernardino Basin area is at its lowest point in recorded history, officials say. Measured in volume, the groundwater level for the basin is now about 500,000 acre-feet below full, according to Douglas Headrick, general...
  • Eberhard, Brosky and Egbert: U.S. has investors, innovators to combat climate change effects

    What have future generations ever done for us? They have lent us the planet. We didn't inherit it from our ancestors. We borrowed it from our children, and we risk returning it in worse condition, since we face an impending crisis brought on by...
  • France backs 30 percent energy efficiency goal: letter

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France's energy minister threw her weight behind an energy savings goal of at least 30 percent for 2030 ahead of talks in Brussels on Wednesday to thrash out a target. Energy efficiency has gained popularity in the context of the...
  • 'Worn-out' harness led to parasailor's 2012 death off Pompano Beach, feds say

    'Worn-out' harness led to parasailor's 2012 death off Pompano Beach, feds say
    During the final moments that Kathleen Miskell lived, she and her husband were excited — riding together hip-to-hip, soaking in the sights while parasailing off the coast of Pompano Beach. But the bird's eye view turned deadly for the...
  • Feds: 'Worn-Out' Harness Led To 2012 Parasailing Death Of Wethersfield Woman

    Feds: 'Worn-Out' Harness Led To 2012 Parasailing Death Of Wethersfield Woman
    During the final moments that Kathleen Miskell lived, she and her husband were excited — riding together hip-to-hip, soaking in the sights while parasailing off the coast of Pompano Beach. But the bird's-eye view turned deadly for the Wethersfield...
  • New survey: Public likes carbon taxes, with caveats

    New survey: Public likes carbon taxes, with caveats
    Despite their hostility to new taxes that they might have to pay themselves, a sizable majority of Americans can support a tax on carbon if it's structured the right way, according to a survey released Monday by the University of Michigan's Center for...
  • Florida utilities seek to end energy efficiency rebates

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - Attorneys for major power companies told state regulators Monday that mandates for energy efficiency rebates make them reward well-off Floridians at the expense of all residents and businesses. But a state legislator and officials...
  • Show caution

    A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...
  • Abandoned boats in area waterways targeted for removal

    Abandoned boats in area waterways targeted for removal
    Sunken fishing boats and dilapidated sailboats serve as monuments to seafaring dreams left shipwrecked in the Lake Worth Lagoon. Dozens of abandoned vessels, some still afloat and others hidden below the surface of the water, can be found throughout...