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  • Earth Hour is set for 8:30 p.m. tonight

    Chicagoans are being urged to power down tonight in honor of Earth Hour, called one of the largest global environmental events. Earth Hour calls on residents, businesses and governments to switch off non-essential lights and other electronic items for...
  • Bao Bao outside for first time at National Zoo and is not shy about it

    Bao Bao outside for first time at National Zoo and is not shy about it
    Bao Bao, the National Zoo's 7-month-old panda cub, would be allowed for the first time to go outside and play, the zoo announced Monday in a news release.  "She may decide to stay inside the panda house," the zoo warned. "It may take several weeks." Are...
  • U.S., Mexico and Canada are asked to protect monarch butterflies

    MEXICO CITY – The annual migration to Mexico of millions of orange-and-black monarch butterflies is one of the nation’s cherished rituals. But it could come to a virtual halt if the insect’s natural habitat is not urgently salvaged....
  • South African court sentences rhino horn smuggler to 40 years

     
    South African court sentences foreign rhino horn smuggler to 40 years jail: A South African court Friday sentenced Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, to 40 years jail for his part in a Laos-based rhino smuggling syndicate which managed to take dozens of...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the March 5 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Beautification Council member Joanne Sutch and President Ruben Flores presented a $2,500 check to the city for the renovation last year...
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
  • Go Away With ... Billy Bush

    Go Away With ... Billy Bush
    At first glance, it may seem odd that "Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush would executive produce a documentary about rhino poaching in Nepal. After all, the television personality is best known for reporting on celebrities. Also, he's admittedly bug...
  • Elephant, Rhino Poaching Is A Brutal Disaster

    Elephant, Rhino Poaching Is A Brutal Disaster
    We've heard about the war on terrorism and the war against drugs, but there is another war that has gone on for decades — the war on poaching — and it's about time we give it just as much attention. On Sept. 26 in New York City, the...
  • Global causes grow in Montreal garden

     Global causes grow in Montreal garden
    Whether you dig sculpture or horticulture, don't miss the botanical eye candy presented by Qatar Airways at the Montreal Botanical Garden until Sept. 29. Twenty countries, including the U.S., Canada, England, France and Uganda, have created 50 botanical...
  • Lang Lang thrills Ravinia gala crowd

    Lang Lang thrills Ravinia gala crowd
    On the elegant, manicured lawns of Ravinia, the Women's Board presented its annual black-tie gala July 27 with more than 800 guests in attendance. The evening featured renowned classical pianist Lang Lang, whose career was launched 14 years ago on the...
  • Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction

    Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction
    The number of tigers living in the wild in Nepal has leapt. A new survey shows Royal Bengal tigers now number 198 -- that's 63% more than four years ago. The country's efforts are part of a global program to pull tigers back from the brink of...