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  • After a century, bison return to Illinois

    After a century, bison return to Illinois
    The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people. The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...
  • Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip

    Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip
    When federal leaders in Washington needed new ideas for slashing vehicle pollution, they looked west to California, which had already enacted tighter standards. Now Gov. Jerry Brown said he hopes Mexico takes the same approach to combating climate...
  • Burger King, Five Guys tie for nation's favorite burger

    Burger King, Five Guys tie for nation's favorite burger
    Like choosing between Coca-Cola or Pepsi, deciding the nation's best fast food burger is a long-debated topic which will likely always lead to disagreement. But according to a recent YouGov.com poll, burger chains Five Guys and Burger King tie for...
  • Meager coverage of climate change march [Letter]

    Meager coverage of climate change march [Letter]
    As one of the hundreds of thousands who participated in the People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday, I am outraged that The Sun buried its coverage of this event on Page 6, beneath a blurry photo of participants ("Worldwide marches call for...
  • Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS

    Sen. Tim Kaine got schooled Monday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science — a visit he says armed him in his mission to convince others in the U.S. Senate to continue funding critical research. "Critical environmental research," Kaine, D-Va.,...
  • Digital entertainment, Uzi, and Mother Earth: Letters

    Digital entertainment If you search YouTube for your favorite album, chances are you will find it. You can play it to your heart's content. But with easily available and free software it can also be downloaded. "Torrent" sites — illegal download...
  • A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier

    A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier
    The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas. Seattle'...
  • Eric Silagy: Arbitrary mandates hinder smart energy conservation

    At Florida Power & Light Co., we take pride in helping Florida compete in a challenging global economy. In a world that is ever changing, we work hard to deliver electricity to millions of Floridians around the clock through all kinds of weather. We...
  • MSSA's Captain of the Year on the line at this weekend's Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic

    MSSA's Captain of the Year on the line at this weekend's Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic
    Dale Dirks will return to his roots when he competes in the Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic fishing tournament this weekend. "I grew up out there near Annapolis, near the Chesapeake Bay, and if you weren't fishing, you didn't have a whole lot to do," said...
  • Obama legacy may rest in an accord the planet needed

    The minute we glimpse a flicker of hope in the fight against climate change, Republicans in Congress announce their intention to snuff it out. Fortunately for the planet, it seems they can't. This week's stunning announcement of a long-range agreement...
  • U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda

    U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda
    The G20 communique will include a significant passage on climate change, EU officials said on Sunday, as the United States and other heavyweight nations override host Australia's attempts to keep the issue off the formal agenda. Much of the meeting of...