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  • Evaluating District 12 Democratic candidates who took part in forum [Letter]

    District 12 (Howard and Baltimore Counties) has three House of Delegate seats up for grabs. That's a healthy 2.1 percent of our state's total. Here are my sanguine impressions from a Democratic candidate forum held March 6. Nine of 10 candidates...
  • Learn the facts behind 'sustainable' meat labels

    Consumers are interested in sustainable, humanely raised meats, but terms like organic, cage-free, and grass-fed can confuse. EN guides you through the meat labeling maze. Grass-fed, organic, natural, free-range--such meat and poultry labeling terms...
  • In the battle between rocks and bullets, Border Patrol does the right thing

    It looks like the U.S. Border Patrol has opted for a policy of common sense. As The Times editorial page wrote last week, and the news pages documented earlier, federal agents patrolling the Mexican border have been involved in dozens of...
  • Can California take the politics out of a public office?

    Is it possible to have a truly nonpartisan state office in California? Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) proposed this week making the job of secretary of state a nonpartisan position. Currently, candidates cite a party affiliation, and the seven...
  • 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....
  • End of organic farming raises concern in Gambrills

    End of organic farming raises concern in Gambrills
    The sprawling farm along Annapolis Road in Gambrills stands as an oasis of rural life in the midst of suburbia. Cows graze beyond the white fence as commuters pass by; farm trucks carry organic produce to local farmers markets. Maryland Sunrise Farm...
  • Limits sought on weed killer glyphosate to help monarch butterflies

    Limits sought on weed killer glyphosate to help monarch butterflies
    With monarch butterfly populations rapidly dwindling, a conservation organization on Monday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement tougher rules for the weed killer glyphosate — first marketed under the brand name Roundup...
  • Berlin Film Review: '2030'

    Water, water everywhere, but barely a drop of coherence. A lushly lensed sci-fi thriller-romance set in a futuristic Vietnam half submerged by rising sea levels as a consequence of ecological crimes, "2030" conjures a glistening oceanic world, but lets...
  • Md. should say no to mandatory GMO labeling [Letter]

    Md. should say no to mandatory GMO labeling [Letter]
    The international scientific consensus is in after thousands of peer reviewed published studies. Foods produced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe (sometimes safer), environmentally friendly, and sustainable. Mandatory labeling laws are a...
  • Deer don't have to ruin your evergreen trees

    Deer don't have to ruin your evergreen trees
    Deer have stripped all the leaves off my evergreen and my Nellie Stevens holly. Will they grow back, or should I cut them down? Some evergreen species tolerate deer "pruning" well and put out new growth in spring, although lower branches won't bounce...
  • More consumers jump on the healthy eating bandwagon

    Consumers' penchant for healthy eating is on the rise, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). It's easy to see the proof as you walk...