| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Dec 13, 2014
The water crisis is so bad in South America's largest city that when rain began to dribble from the sky recently, workers in a downtown office high-rise stood up and cheered, running to the windows to celebrate each drop.
A majority of city residents...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
STATEN ISLAND, Calif. Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane!
Actually, it's tens of thousands of birds and a single drone, an unmanned flying machine with a wingspan the size of an extra-large pizza. And on a recent afternoon, while the birds...
| Dec 3, 2014
California started giving a ride to millions of young Chinook salmon after the state’s record-breaking drought left rivers too dry for them to migrate on their own....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people.
The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:53 PM
ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT will hold its sixth annual ASD Community Fun Day 3-6 p.m. Nov. 15 at Allen High School, 106 N. 17th St., Allentown. Performances, games, information and more. A non-perishable food donation encouraged. Info: 484-...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 1:21 PM
For years, environmentalists have tried to prevent 3,000 acres of land called Mira Lago, bordering the Disney Wilderness Preserve, from becoming a housing development.
Now, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has bought the property in Osceola and Polk...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:00 AM
California's stubborn drought helped push a $7.5-billion water bond through the Legislature and onto the November ballot. But even if voters approve Proposition 1, it won't provide relief any time soon.
"It's going to be a long time before we see...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:58 PM
North Dakota has a $450-million budget surplus and the nation's lowest unemployment rate, but only about 725,000 people to enjoy it — less than one-fifth the population of Los Angeles.
The state — a long neglected backwater — is...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:54 PM
I remember waking up around 4 a.m. on the first night in Iowa and having no idea where I was. I was in a sleeping bag, in a big metal box, getting slightly rained on. I looked around befuddled for a moment trying to place my surroundings. Then I...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:02 AM
More than 30 people gathered at the trail head of the Robbins Preserve in Thompson for a Walktober event on Oct. 12. They were given a guided tour of the 128-acre Wyndham Land Trust property by WLT board member and land manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz.