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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • College Park residents seek trapper to nab wily coyotes

    College Park residents seek trapper to nab wily coyotes
    Donn Carr and a posse of frustrated neighbors are so fed up with coyotes eating pets and stray cats in College Park that they're ready to hire a trapper to hunt down the animals. "It's horrible, I know, but these things are hunting in packs and they are...
  • Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children

    Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children
    When state officials removed several disabled foster children from an Anne Arundel County group home in early July — after a 10-year-old boy died there — they placed most of the children with Second Family, a Prince George's County nonprofit...
  • Fred Branfman dies at 72; exposed U.S. bombing of Laos

    In 1969, Fred Branfman, a young American aid worker, wandered into an ancient pagoda in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Instead of a tranquil sacred site, however, he found it packed with refugees whose stories horrified him. They told Branfman that...
  • Op-Ed: Separating myth and reality at Scholl Canyon

    Op-Ed: Separating myth and reality at Scholl Canyon
    This is the first in a two-part Op-Ed on the Scholl Canyon Landfill. For nearly a decade, the city of Glendale has been processing an environmental impact report (EIR) for the expansion of Scholl Canyon Landfill. This landfill, operated by the...
  • Conservation groups sue U.S. government over wolverine protection

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Wildlife conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for denying federal protection for rare wolverines in the mountains of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, the groups' attorney said Tuesday. The eight conservation...
  • New report says more effort needed to help combat ocean acidification

    WASHINGTON The federal government needs to pay more attention to what is often referred to as "the other carbon dioxide problem" the acidification of the oceans to help stave off widespread damage to seafood, tourism and storm protection, according to a...
  • EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming

    EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming
    HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here. And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
  • Pols trade blame for Ebola, but both parties cut budgets for health

    WASHINGTON The political blame game over the deadly Ebola virus is in full swing just weeks before the November elections with each side ignoring the facts. Several Republicans, including House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, contend that President...
  • Gas exports may foil British Columbia carbon goals

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia Each time motorists in this province fill up their tanks, they pay a carbon tax of about 25 cents per gallon. The tax which hits most of the oil, coal and gas consumed in British Columbia is a key component in one of the...
  • Good billionaire vs. bad billionaire won't solve climate change

    To the editor: I agree with hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer that global warming is a critical issue. But I don't think we'll solve this crisis via a billionaire-vs.-billionaire grudge match, with him trying to shout down the Koch brothers from the...
  • WHO promises analysis of Ebola response, won't comment on reported flaws

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization promised on Saturday that it would publish a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis once the outbreak was under control, in response to a leaked document that appeared to acknowledge it had...