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  • Group completes 900-mile trek through Florida for wildlife

    Tampa-based photographer and ecologist Carlton Ward Jr. traveled the world for breathtaking landscape and wildlife images before he turned his lens on what he terms his own backyard — the swamps, forests and beaches of Florida. Ward and two other...
  • High-speed rail and development are drought-intolerant, readers say

    High-speed rail and development are drought-intolerant, readers say
    Many urban thinkers say an environmentally sustainable Los Angeles would have higher-density housing with shared gardens and fewer of the single-family homes with lawns that are prevalent in Southern California. Such an urban landscape would reduce the...
  • Ige's defeat highlights thoughtful culture he helped create

    Gov. David Ige earned the respect of his colleagues during his long, successful career in the Hawaii Senate, which an outsider might assume earned him political capital to sway votes. But that wasn't the case during Ige's first major political test as...
  • Water rationing may be in the pipeline

    Water rationing may be in the pipeline
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California may be forced to restrict available wholesale water supplies to its 26 member public agencies as early as July, pending a vote next month from its Board of Directors, officials announced Wednesday....
  • Session Marks Turning Point

    The recently concluded General Assembly session marked a turning point for the commonwealth's economy and environment. Recognizing the important role natural resources play in Virginia's future, the legislature passed a significant number of measures to...
  • Stop fracking in Md. before your water starts tasting like licorice

    Stop fracking in Md. before your water starts tasting like licorice
    Maryland residents must support the moratorium on fracking and the "gold standard regulations" ("Health, environmental groups seek fracking moratorium," Feb. 5). The water resources in Western Maryland are some of the finest in the world, and the...
  • California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket

    California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket
    No matter how much longer California’s drought lingers, politicians don’t have the power to make it rain. So on Thursday they tried the next best thing – they proposed showering the state’s parched landscape with money. Gov....
  • Community Digest for March 18

    Community meeting, class, presentation and more. Grayslake Meeting: The Warren Township Democrats will hold its March general meeting at 7 p.m. March 26 at Bake's Sports Theme Restaurant, 33251 N. Route 45. Guest speakers will be Jeanne Turf,...
  • Bay ice challenges commerce, navigation and fishing

    Bay ice challenges commerce, navigation and fishing
    Sheets of ice up to a foot thick in the Chesapeake Bay have beached small boats and fishermen, hampered operations at the port of Baltimore and kept one Coast Guard cutter busy tending to stranded islanders for more than a week amid the worst freeze in...
  • Virginia farmers eligible for $3 million to reduce pollutant runoff

    Virginia farmers eligible for $3 million to reduce pollutant runoff
    Runoff from farmland has been called the largest source of pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. Now Virginia farmers will be able to use about $3 million in federal and state funds during the next four years to cover nearly all the cost of increased fencing...
  • Easily cash in on BOGOs, rebates on toilets

    Easily cash in on BOGOs, rebates on toilets
    What's better than a BOGO? Free. South Florida-based JustBOGOS.com, a website that alerts super savers to buy-one-get-one free sales at area grocery stores, is no longer charging a membership fee. When I first wrote about the helpful new website...