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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission: New course required for shellfish handlers starting 2015

    Starting in 2015, all shellfish harvesters and certified dealers will be required to complete a new certification program in order to get their permits and licenses, a Virginia Marine Resources Commission spokeswoman said. The new program will help...
  • Check It Out: Roping in the reluctant reader

    As a librarian, one of my favorite things to do is to recommend books to children. There is something exciting about connecting a young person with the perfect book. This is not as easy as it sounds. Everyone's tastes are different. Sometimes it is...
  • Exclusive: Short seller Carson Block mulls starting hedge fund management firm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Short seller Carson Block, the founder of research firm Muddy Waters LLC who has exposed accounting problems at a slew of Chinese companies, said on Thursday that he is seriously considering launching a hedge fund investment firm....
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Emergency outreach Volunteers are needed at the North County Emergency Outreach Network to staff the office, stock shelves, bag food for the pantry and donate food and other items for the pantry. Information: 410-766-1826 or olchesapeake.org. Healing...
  • For the present, Chazelle is feeling the music

    For the present, Chazelle is feeling the music
    Though "Whiplash" isn't a musical, exactly, it's the most rhythmically propulsive experience you'll find at the movies this year. Writer-director Damien Chazelle, 29, is a fiend for the song-and-dance genre. He put together his first directorial...
  • New research tank might hold key to hurricane forecasts

    MIAMI When hurricanes sweep across the ocean's surface, they whip up a foamy mix of sea and air, swapping energy in a loop that can crank up the force of powerful storms. The physics of that exchange nearly impossible to measure in the dangerous swirl of...
  • Exxon Mobil votes with feet to stay in EU as energy laws loom

    ANTWERP Belgium (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil is pouring $1 billion into a refinery in the European Union, setting aside concerns ranging from poor margins to EU green energy rules due to be agreed next week that will cut demand for oil. The company, which...
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • DiCaprio Foundation Gives $2 Million to Ocean Conservation

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced a $2 million donation Thursday to the international funders's collaboration Oceans 5, which works to establish marine reserves and stop overfishing in the world's oceans. The grant will provide support to...
  • Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75

    Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, eminent oncologist, medical sage, policy advisor to the Obama¬†White House, outspoken defender of the Affordable Care Act — has roiled the political and policy communities, both left and right, with an essay in the Atlantic...
  • Quarantines among legal tools available if Ebola outbreak widens

    WASHINGTON As the web of infection widens, questions about the U.S. government's legal authority to contain the Ebola virus are increasing, even as federal officials attempt to keep public panic at bay by diverting the focus from the hypothetical. Beyond...