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  • Connecticut Faith Leaders Gather to Discuss Global Warming and the Environment

    Connecticut Faith Leaders Gather to Discuss Global Warming and the Environment
    Over the years, the Rev. Thomas Carr has heard a laundry list of reasons why Connecticut's clergy often shy away from the issue of climate change.
  • Pesticide OK'd for Washington oyster beds amid concerns

    For decades, oyster growers in southwest Washington have battled to control native shrimp that burrow in the mudflats and make it hard for oysters to grow. Now, after getting state approval, a group of shellfish farmers plan to spray a widely-used...

    Yanking State Conservation Money Now Is Foolhardy

    Connecticut was once a pioneer in land conservation. No more. Indeed, regional New England conservation initiatives such as the Wildlands and Woodlands effort pay very little attention to Connecticut, presumably because we have been written off as a...

    One in six species could be wiped out by climate change, study says

    One in six species could be wiped out by climate change, study says
    About one in six species now alive on the planet could become extinct as a result of climate change, according to a study published in Friday’s edition of the journal Science. If present trends continue, the Earth’s temperature will wind...

    Police praise, Medicaid and climate change: Letters

    Police praise, Medicaid and climate change: Letters
    Praise for police As I watched the sensationalized TV coverage of the hooliganism in Baltimore, I was struck by the courageous actions of the police. As they were bombarded by all manner of dangerous objects and confronted by a crowd obviously bent on...