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  • Conservationist turned T-shirt designer fishing new waters

    For her back-to-school clothes shopping, incoming high school sophomore Casey Warren had a simple request. "All she wanted to do was go to Bass Pro Shops and get Guy Harvey T-shirts," said her mother, Bonnie Armstrong-Warren. Guy Harvey marine artist,...
  • Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night

    Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night
    Three college student from Ferguson found themselves trapped overnight behind the riot-ready police lines of this embattled St. Louis suburb roiling over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.   The women had come to protest but were unprepared for...
  • Bat program in Dallas, Luzerne County seeks to educate

    Find out what it really means to be blind as a bat this evening at the Northeast Region Office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission in Dallas, Luzerne County. A free program on bats, covering everything from biology, behavior, ecological importance,...
  • Ancient birds traded umami for sweet, leading to today's hummingbirds

    Ancient birds traded umami for sweet, leading to today's hummingbirds
    Hummingbirds don't have teeth, and yet they have quite a sweet tooth. They eat insects to get such essentials as protein and fat, but most of their diet consists of sugary nectar. This has puzzled scientists. Humans and other animals who prefer sweet...
  • Feds to look at restoring grizzly bears to Pacific Northwest

    SEATTLE Nearly four decades after grizzly bears were declared threatened in the Lower 48 states, long-stalled efforts to bring the species back to Washington's North Cascades are rolling again. The federal government announced Thursday that it will...
  • Where the food is both scarce and risky

    PHILADELPHIA For the poor, food is not only scarce, it's often rotten and germ-ridden. Corner stores and small supermarkets that feed vast swaths of impoverished Philadelphia offer bacteria-laced foods in unhealthy conditions that can lead to foodborne...
  • Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life

    Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life
    With hundreds of hatchlings squirming in the tanks below, dignitaries from Florida Atlantic University, the city of Boca Raton and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrated an improvement in their accommodations. Over the past year, FAU's marine...
  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
    Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. ...
  • Once impossible to find, fishers run rampant around Olympic Peninsula

    Once locally extinct, fishers are bounding all over the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. First released into Olympic National Park in 2008 in an effort to repopulate the native carnivore, they now range from Neah Bay to Ocean Shores, from Port...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Long Island Sound's Ebb And Flow: Water Is Cleaner, But Warming Is New Threat

    Long Island Sound's Ebb And Flow: Water Is Cleaner, But Warming Is New Threat
    Long Island Sound has been Connecticut's connection to the world for centuries, a source of sustenance and solace that has helped define who we are as a state. This natural paradise also has become a sewer for our industrialized and urbanized society, a...