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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Madagascar's wildlife -- including some newly discovered species -- imperiled by unrest, WWF says

     
    JOHANNESBURG — From giant palm trees to mouse-sized lemurs, unique plants and animals are threatened on Madagascar as political deadlock drags on after a 2009 coup. The World Wildlife Fund conservation group drew attention to the Indian Ocean...
  • Lights go out for Earth Hour

    Lights go out for Earth Hour
    Lights blinked off in Chicago and around the world tonight to mark Earth Hour, an international effort to raise awareness about climate change. From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time around the globe lights were turned off in landmarks, businesses and...
  • Cotton that's kinder to the planet

    Cotton that's kinder to the planet
    Leather, tulle and silk may be the stuff of runway dreams, but when it comes to most U.S. apparel, cotton is king. Almost 75% of clothing sold in the U.S. contains at least some of the tufty fiber, according to the 2010 Cotton Inc. Retail Monitor, a...
  • Jason Earles co-hosts Disney Friends for Change Games, stars in 'Kickin' It'

    Jason Earles co-hosts Disney Friends for Change Games, stars in 'Kickin' It'
    Jason Earles is taking on two more prominent roles on Disney television shows. The 34-year-old actor has moved from his supporting role as Hannah Montana's brother, Jackson Stewart, to play a mentor on his new Disney XD series, 'Kickin' It,' and co-host...
  • Progress toward sustainable meat trots along with recent developments

    Progress toward sustainable meat trots along with recent developments
    If you’ve been hoping for an update on sustainable meat news, you're in luck because here it is: In recent days and months an increasing number of food companies including Smithfield, McDonald’s,  Bon Appetit Management and Hormel have...
  • Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins

    Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins
    Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you. Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...