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  • Tanzania's proposed constitution empowers women to own land

    DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sakina Mzava was still mourning the loss of her husband when her father-in-law kicked her out of her marital home in Vikindu village in Tanzania's Coast Region. He also told her to hand over a piece of...
  • Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life

    Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life
    Why did the monocled cobra slink across the road? To give Los Angeles County animal control officers the slip, of course. It didn't work; the nomadic ophidian is now in residence at the San Diego Zoo. And while the hooded snake sighting and ensuing four-...
  • Californians make big cuts in water usage, report says

    Californians make big cuts in water usage, report says
    After months of appeals to conserve water, Californians appear to be finally getting the message, making substantial cuts in water consumption in the face of the state's drought. Some of the biggest savings have come in Southern California, which...
  • High rate of coral bleaching seen around Hawaiian island of Oahu

    (Reuters) - A survey of coral reefs off the Hawaiian island of Oahu has shown warm ocean waters recently contributed to a higher rate of coral bleaching than the state has seen in decades, sparking concerns about the ecosystem, a state official said on...
  • Prop. 1 bonds a first step in addressing state's water needs

    Even in wet years, there will never be enough Sierra snowpack to give every interest group and every region in California enough inexpensive water to quench every thirst and satisfy every ambition. The state has a long way to go before it properly takes...
  • Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water

    Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water
    Is it surprising that opponents of Amendment 1 are hard to find? Nearly 1 million people signed petitions to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on Florida's Nov. 4 ballot. The Florida Supreme Court approved its wording, and the state's...
  • Californians respond to drought, cut water use 11.5% in August

    Californians respond to drought, cut water use 11.5% in August
    Countering its image as the state's water waster, Southern California rallied during the summer and dramatically cut its water use, new state numbers show.  The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday announced that Californians sharply cut their...
  • Overconsumption threatens the world's wildlife

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, Oct. 3: Between 1970 and 2010, the planet lost 52 percent of its wildlife, according to data collected by the World Wildlife Fund and the Zoological Society of London. That's an...
  • Who's who of Southern California wildlife (and how to keep them away)

    Who's who of Southern California wildlife (and how to keep them away)
    For a city slicker or a nature lover, a wildlife encounter can be alarming. Ann Bryant, executive director of the BEAR League (www.savebears.org), a Lake Tahoe-based nonprofit whose name stands for Bear Education, Aversion, Response, fields about 25 calls...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight PHANTASMAGORIA props, costumes, puppets and more give an inside  look into the "Phantasmagoria" theatrical production. 8:30 a.m.-5  p.m. today, Monday-Oct. 10 (reception 4-5 p....
  • About Irela Bagué, president, Bagué Group

    About Irela Bagué, president, Bagué Group
    Ms. Bagué is a bilingual public affairs consultant and President & CEO of Bagué Group a strategic communications and consulting firm with over 20 years of experience in Florida with a broad range of experience in the areas of business development,...