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  • Evanston mayor's 'Good Wife' tweet goes global

    Evanston mayor's 'Good Wife' tweet goes global
    A relative newcomer to the Twitter universe, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is making up ground fast. The mayor, who acknowledged she has grappled with mastering social media, made a splash when she took to Twitter earlier this week after learning...
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • Enforcing seafood fraud laws a problem, former agents say

    Enforcing seafood fraud laws a problem, former agents say
    Three recently retired senior federal agents expressed concern last week about the lack of resources to investigate the black market fishing industry. Their message came weeks before the Obama administration is expected to issue recommendations to better...
  • Planet Earth, the half-empty zoo

    Planet Earth, the half-empty zoo
    "If half the animals died in London zoo next week it would be front page news. But that is happening in the great outdoors." — Ken Norris, director of science at the Zoological Society of London, to The Guardian Now relocate Ken Norris'...
  • Plan to drill for oil off East Coast, limit it in Alaska, draws heat

    The Obama administration moved Tuesday to allow offshore drilling on the Atlantic Coast while protecting some, but not all, sensitive Arctic areas — actions that angered many and pleased few. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's proposal — part...
  • Hansen: Seeing a whale 'changes your DNA,' Wyland says

    Hansen: Seeing a whale 'changes your DNA,' Wyland says
    Wyland is a force of nature. The unrelenting 58-year-old artist, known for his epic whale murals, has been so consistent in his vision, art and environmental campaigns that he now resembles the whales he paints: plodding, predictable and yet somehow...
  • U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud

    U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud
    With seafood fraud a continuing problem in Maryland and across the nation, environmentalists, fishermen and lawmakers are expressing concern about a decline in the number of special investigative agents and enforcement cases at the National Oceanic and...
  • Climate negotiators in Peru 'did the bare minimum,' one critic says

    Climate negotiators in Peru 'did the bare minimum,' one critic says
    International negotiators in Peru agreed early Sunday on some essential building blocks for a global accord to address climate change, most notably an unprecedented agreement that all countries commit to cutting heat-trapping emissions. But the...
  • 5 northern white rhinos left in the world

    5 northern white rhinos left in the world
    With the death at San Diego Zoo Safari Park of a northern white rhino, the species is five animals away from extinction.   The death of Angalifu, a 44-year-old male northern white rhino, leaves an elderly female at the park, three in a Kenyan preserve...
  • Only 5 northern white rhinos are left; artificial insemination difficult

    Only 5 northern white rhinos are left; artificial insemination difficult
    With the death at San Diego Zoo Safari Park of a northern white rhino, the species is five rhinos away from extinction. The death of Angalifu, a 44-year-old male northern white rhino, on Sunday leaves an elderly female at the park, three in a Kenyan...
  • New U.S. plan aims to stop seafood fraud and black market

    New U.S. plan aims to stop seafood fraud and black market
    Addressing growing concerns over seafood fraud, a presidential task force called Tuesday for expanded enforcement and a new program giving consumers more information about the origins of the imported fish, crab and other seafood they eat. The new...