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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • North Dakota to decide whether to put oil revenue into conservation

    North Dakota has a $450-million budget surplus and the nation's lowest unemployment rate, but only about 725,000 people to enjoy it — less than one-fifth the population of Los Angeles. The state — a long neglected backwater — is...
  • EU on track so far with green energy goals, 2030 a challenge

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU nations have work to do to meet new green energy goals agreed last week, as increased fossil fuel burning last year drove up pollution in some countries, although the bloc is on track to meet its earlier targets, official data...
  • U.N. climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage

    By OSLO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates...
  • GOP Senate takeover could boost sagging energy stocks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors stung by plunging oil prices and energy stocks may find relief right around the corner: A Republican-led U.S. Senate could well jump-start energy-friendly policies that would shore up the beaten-down sector. Political...
  • Manufacturers scramble to fill jobs, struggle to recruit women

    MILWAUKEE When Aleasha Hladilek realized her bachelor's degree in anthropology wouldn't get her a job, she returned to school to become an auto mechanic and a welder. She graduated from the welding program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, in...
  • US military refuses to be 'too late' on climate change

    More than a year before the United States formally entered World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur warned that "The history of failure in war can almost be summed up in two words: Too late. Too late in comprehending the deadly purpose of a potential enemy....
  • Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role

    Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role
    Highland Park has turned to Rudy Espiritu, a former DeKalb administrator with a love of the stage, to fill the role of deputy city manager. As assistant city manager in DeKalb, Espiritu oversaw budget development, human resources and economic...
  • Nordic, Baltic states face 'new normal' of Russian military threat

    OSLO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Fears of Russia re-asserting its Cold War dominance in the Baltic Sea are forcing countries there to re-think their defenses, prioritizing military spending at home and reducing participation in far-flung U.N. or U.S.-led...
  • U.N. climate change report sees risk of 'irreversible' damage

    U.N. climate change report sees risk of 'irreversible' damage
    Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates from more than 100...
  • Darren Aronofsky, Woody Harrelson Produce Midterm Climate Change Spot

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Director Darren Aronofsky and actor Woody Harrelson have teamed up to make a 30-second spot on climate change that will run in key states during primetime and the World Series. The spot -- which warns of climate change...
  • State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm

    State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm
    MANCHESTER — The state has awarded a local land conservation trust almost $600,000 to preserve a former 62-acre farm. The open space grant of $594,750 will cover 65 percent of the contracted purchase price for the property, known as the Botti Farm....