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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]

    Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]
    There are endless metrics to gauge whether the United States is ahead or behind other countries. Finland does education better and cheaper. Russians and central Europeans beat Americans in alcohol consumption. But it takes only five minutes for the...
  • Be patient with victims of domestic violence

    Be patient with victims of domestic violence
    Why did she stay? Why did she marry him? What did she do to provoke him? Those are some of the questions I’ve heard this week as the violent, videotaped encounter between Janay Palmer Rice and her husband, suspended NFL star Ray Rice, is debated...
  • Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford

    Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — The theme of the third annual Hartford National Eating Disorder Association fundraising walk Saturday is "Save A Life," a reminder that eating disorders are not only devastating, they can be deadly. Local coordinator and association...
  • John Rabe: Obama's climate change policies only harm poor

    John Rabe: Obama's climate change policies only harm poor
    One of the unchanging laws of reality is the law of unintended consequences — well-meaning actions will often have unforeseen, disastrous effects. Somehow, politicians in Washington never got this memo. Too often, they combine good intentions with...
  • Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades

    Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades
    A record number of American crocodiles hatched in Everglades National Park last summer, another hopeful sign for a species that had nearly disappeared from Florida 30 years ago. Scientists from the University of Florida caught, marked and released 962...
  • State Police Battle 'Swatting' Trend

    State troopers rushed to a home in Colchester Monday after receiving a report of a shooting and that a hostage had been taken. But it was a hoax. The phony emergency call and others like it this year at places including the University of Connecticut and...
  • U.S. settlement with Navajo Nation is largest ever for a tribe

    U.S. settlement with Navajo Nation is largest ever for a tribe
    In a historic settlement, the federal government will pay the Navajo Nation more than half a billion dollars to settle claims that it mismanaged reservation funds for more than 60 years, the tribe and the government announced Wednesday. At $554 million,...
  • U.S. and China announce plans to curb greenhouse gases

    U.S. and China announce plans to curb greenhouse gases
    At a summit Tuesday to kick off the drafting of an international climate change accord, President Obama spoke bluntly of American responsibility for global warming and pledged that ambitious steps would be unveiled over the next year to cut greenhouse gas...
  • The impact of climate change affects us all [Letter]

    The impact of climate change affects us all [Letter]
    This weekend, international leaders and more than 100,000 concerned citizens will converge on New York City seeking solutions to the problem of climate change. I'll be there. I'm marching because I'm 22 years-old and it is my generation that will deal...