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Elmira Star-Gazette
Seneca Co. says no to depot takeoverThe fight goes on for preservation of the herd of rare white deer at the abando
Seneca Co. says no to depot takeover
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
The fight goes on for preservation of the herd of rare white deer at the abandoned Seneca Army Depot. The Seneca County Board of Supervisors was scheduled this week to vote on a recommendation by its planning, development, agriculture and tourism... Read more
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MLive.com
John A. Rapanos, who vowed 'Fight to the death' against EPA, dies at 80MIDLAND, MI -- John A. Rapanos, the feisty developer from Midland whose war wit
John A. Rapanos, who vowed 'Fight to the death' against EPA, dies at 80
MLive.com / Posted 5 hours ago
MIDLAND, MI -- John A. Rapanos, the feisty developer from Midland whose war with state and federal environmental regulators gained national attention a decade ago and changed U.S. Clean Water Act enforcement, has died. He was 80 years old. Rapanos'... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that c
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
This photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National Weather Service says... Read more
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Business Wire
The Coca-Cola Foundation Gives Back $84.5 Million in 2015 to Benefit Nearly 300 OrganizationsATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Foundationdonated USD $84.5 million to
The Coca-Cola Foundation Gives Back $84.5 Million in 2015 to Benefit Nearly 300 Organizations
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Foundationdonated USD $84.5 million to nearly 300 organizations in 2015. These grants will directly benefit communities across more than 70 countries and territories, with approximately 95 percent of the grants... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Out-of-control burn creates complicationsFor the second time in two days, firefighters scrambled to combat an out-of-con
Out-of-control burn creates complications
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
For the second time in two days, firefighters scrambled to combat an out-of-control brush fire started by ranchers. Fire departments from across Victoria County cooperated to extinguish the fire that burned about 500 acres north of city limits... Read more
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NBC Miami
Rare Weather Event Produces Spontaneous Snowballs in Idaho'Those Are Some Pretty Big Rollers': It's unclear what causes the rare and flee
Rare Weather Event Produces Spontaneous Snowballs in Idaho
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
'Those Are Some Pretty Big Rollers': It's unclear what causes the rare and fleeting so-called snow rollers, an expert says By Keith Ridler Sunny Healey/The Nature Conservancy via AP This... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that c
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
This photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National Weather Service says... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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Everett Herald
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoSunny Healey / The Nature Conservancy This Jan. 30 photo shows a rare weather
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
Sunny Healey / The Nature Conservancy This Jan. 30 photo shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy�s Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. Sunny Healey /... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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The News-Times
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in IdahoThis Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weathe
Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
This Jan. 30, 2016 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows a rare weather event that caused the spontaneous snowballs at The Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve and surrounding fields near the tiny town of Picabo, Idaho. The National... Read more
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Business Wire
Leading Conservation Voices Applaud White House’s FY 2017 Budget With Funding For Water-Saving ProgramsExperts weigh in: “President Obama’s proposed budget today cements this admini
Leading Conservation Voices Applaud White House’s FY 2017 Budget With Funding For Water-Saving Programs
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Experts weigh in: “President Obama’s proposed budget today cements this administration’s commitment to innovative and sustainable water programs in the West. Support for the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART allows western communities to keep using... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Seneca White Deer future remains uncertain after county board allows bid process to proceed Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM WATERLOO
Seneca White Deer future remains uncertain after county board allows bid process to proceed
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM WATERLOO — The Seneca County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night never voted on the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Seneca White Deer future remains uncertain after county board allows bid process to proceed Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM WATERLOO
Seneca White Deer future remains uncertain after county board allows bid process to proceed
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM WATERLOO — The Seneca County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night never voted on the... Read more
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Wayne Post
Seneca White Deer future remains uncertain after county board allows bid process to proceed Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM WATERLOO
Seneca White Deer future remains uncertain after county board allows bid process to proceed
Wayne Post / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:37 AM WATERLOO — The Seneca County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night never voted on the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$250,000 grant to improve unpaved roads across ArkansasLITTLE ROCK — A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission
$250,000 grant to improve unpaved roads across Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will be used to improve unpaved county roads in Arkansas. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and The Nature Conservancy jointly presented the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
$250K Grant to Improve Unpaved Roads Across ArkansasLITTLE ROCK - A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission
$250K Grant to Improve Unpaved Roads Across Arkansas
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK - A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will be used to improve unpaved county roads in Arkansas. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and The Nature Conservancy jointly presented the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Conservationists donate funds to complete Penobscot River restorationThe project is expected to deliver large-scale ecological, cultural, recreation
Conservationists donate funds to complete Penobscot River restoration
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The project is expected to deliver large-scale ecological, cultural, recreational and economic benefits throughout New England’s second largest watershed and has already begun to restore the river’s sea-run fish, the Penobscot River Restoration Trust... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Leo T. FoleyLeo Foley, age 87, of Coon Rapids, MN died peacefully surrounded by family on F
Leo T. Foley
ABC Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
Leo Foley, age 87, of Coon Rapids, MN died peacefully surrounded by family on February 5, 2016. Leo served in the Navy, was a MN State Trooper for 33 years, Security Director at Unisys for 6 years, as well as Assistant Anoka County Attorney and... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Hidden fish' genus described for two new weakly electric mormyrid species from GabonA freshwater mormyrid fish from Gabon, Africa: the only known specimen of new s
'Hidden fish' genus described for two new weakly electric mormyrid species from Gabon
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
A freshwater mormyrid fish from Gabon, Africa: the only known specimen of new species Cryptomyrus ogoouensis. Credit: Dr. John P. Sullivan A new weakly electric mormyrid fish genus of two new species has been described from only three specimens... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Commission takes no action on personnel matterIn other business Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: • Approved pur
Commission takes no action on personnel matter
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
In other business Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: • Approved purchasing a 2015 Virnig 74” mower from Foley Equipment’s rental fleet at a cost of $5,700. The Barton County Landfill has over 12 acres of closed area planted to native... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sh24 Billion Project Aims to Boost Growth in RangelandsArusha — People living across Tanzania's northern rangelands will benefit from
Sh24 Billion Project Aims to Boost Growth in Rangelands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Arusha — People living across Tanzania's northern rangelands will benefit from a $12-million (about Sh24 billion) project aimed at improving livelihood, ecosystems, governance and economic growth across. The project's vision is an ecologically and... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
DeVries hosts owl prowl, chili cook off | February 7, 2016OWOSSO – DeVries Nature Conservancy is hosting its fourth annual owl prowl on S
DeVries hosts owl prowl, chili cook off | February 7, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
OWOSSO – DeVries Nature Conservancy is hosting its fourth annual owl prowl on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Families can come out and enjoy this fun evening. The night will include a night hike looking and listening for owls, a chili... Read more
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Science Daily
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineersCorvids store seeds in small caches spread across the landscape, a behavior cal
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineers
Science Daily / Posted 6 days ago
Corvids store seeds in small caches spread across the landscape, a behavior called "scatter-hoarding." Birds cache more seeds than they eventually eat, so some seeds sprout and scatter-hoarding becomes seed dispersal, helping trees colonize new... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lawmakers push to loosen restrictions on controlled burnsWashington lags far behind neighboring states in using controlled burns to thin
Lawmakers push to loosen restrictions on controlled burns
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Washington lags far behind neighboring states in using controlled burns to thin out dangerously overgrown woodlands. After back-to-back years of catastrophic forest fires, some state lawmakers want that to change. “I’ve had it. I think it is time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dicaprio Donates U.S.$1 Million to Help Protect Island WatersBy Julia Malbrook and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria — The American actor Leonardo
Dicaprio Donates U.S.$1 Million to Help Protect Island Waters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Julia Malbrook and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria — The American actor Leonardo DiCaprio, an increasingly active environmentalist, is donating $1 million to the Seychelles for the island nation's climate change adaption fund, the environment minister... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
MD briefs for Jan. 26Waterton Front Broadband The mayor of Waterton, Barney Reeves, gave a presenta
MD briefs for Jan. 26
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 7 days ago
Waterton Front Broadband The mayor of Waterton, Barney Reeves, gave a presentation to council on Tuesday with the purpose of seeking co-applicant support and a cash contribution of $10,000 from both Cardston and the MD of Pincher Creek to put... Read more
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Everett Herald
Eagle Festival time in Arlington ARLINGTON � The ninth annual Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival lands in
Eagle Festival time in Arlington
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
ARLINGTON � The ninth annual Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival lands in town this Friday and Saturday, with animal talks, bird walks and river rafting.Organizers have added some new things this year, including... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
West Terra Projects contractor sues client over B.C.’s Grace Islet projectA Victoria contractor hired to build a retirement home on a picturesque islet t
West Terra Projects contractor sues client over B.C.’s Grace Islet project
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A Victoria contractor hired to build a retirement home on a picturesque islet that was once an aboriginal burial site is suing his former client, saying he lost out on business by being tied to a project his client knew would never be... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperWednesday, February 03, 2016 Story last updated at 2/3/2016 - 6:34 pm Innovat
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Story last updated at 2/3/2016 - 6:34 pm Innovation Summit to be held Feb. 8-9 at Centennial Hall The Juneau Economic Development Council’s Innovation Summit will be held in Juneau Feb. 8-9 at Centennial Hall. Karen... Read more
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PhysOrg
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineersMario Pesendorfer is the lead author of a review on mutualisms between trees an
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineers
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Mario Pesendorfer is the lead author of a review on mutualisms between trees and corvids, such as the Island Scrub-jays pictured here. Credit: K. Langin A forthcoming Review in The Condor: Ornithological Applications explores how oaks and pines... Read more
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Orange County Register
Groups look to use more controlled fires to limit wildfire damageSAN FRANCISCO – Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have formed
Groups look to use more controlled fires to limit wildfire damage
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have formed a partnership to increase the use of prescribed fires to improve the health of California’s forests and watersheds and minimize the effects of increasingly devastating... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Leaders discuss wetlands during two-day conference Research scientists and educators come together to discuss wetland preservati
Leaders discuss wetlands during two-day conference
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 9 days ago
Research scientists and educators come together to discuss wetland preservation Wetland professionals and researchers from different organizations will meet in Wilmington tomorrow to discuss... Read more
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Dover Post
Leaders discuss wetlands during two-day conference Research scientists and educators come together to discuss wetland preservati
Leaders discuss wetlands during two-day conference
Dover Post / Posted 9 days ago
Research scientists and educators come together to discuss wetland preservation Wetland professionals and researchers from different organizations will meet in Wilmington tomorrow to discuss... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Author Taylor Brown looks beyond 'Fallen Land'Wilmington writer Taylor Brown's debut novel "Fallen Land" has been drawing cri
Author Taylor Brown looks beyond 'Fallen Land'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Wilmington writer Taylor Brown's debut novel "Fallen Land" has been drawing critical raves including starred reviews in Booklist (which called it "a masterpiece"), Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal. (A "starred" review denotes a book of particular... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Partnership formed to increase controlled fires in Calif.SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have f
Partnership formed to increase controlled fires in Calif.
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have formed a partnership to increase the use of prescribed fires to improve the health of California's forests and watersheds and minimize the effects of increasingly... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Partnership formed to increase controlled fires in Calif.SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have f
Partnership formed to increase controlled fires in Calif.
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have formed a partnership to increase the use of prescribed fires to improve the health of California's forests and watersheds and minimize the effects of increasingly... Read more
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PhysOrg
Plastic paradise: Hong Kong's packaging problem"Each day the equivalent weight of two A380 Airbus planes is discarded" in dome
Plastic paradise: Hong Kong's packaging problem
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
"Each day the equivalent weight of two A380 Airbus planes is discarded" in domestic waste, says Lisa Christensen, co-founder of the Hong Kong Cleanup initiative A little girl shrieks with excitement as she strolls along the beach: "Oh look mummy.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Plastic paradise: Hong Kong's packaging problemHONG KONG - A little girl shrieks with excitement as she strolls along the beac
Plastic paradise: Hong Kong's packaging problem
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
HONG KONG - A little girl shrieks with excitement as she strolls along the beach: "Oh look mummy. Hong Kong snow." "Each day the equivalent weight of two A380 Airbus planes is discarded" in domestic waste, says Lisa Christensen, co-founder of the... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Coastal rainforest pact to be made lawThe B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project t
Coastal rainforest pact to be made law
Abbotsford News / Posted 10 days ago
The B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project to protect and share logging management on a vast area of the B.C. coast with forest companies and 26 coastal First Nations. The agreement puts 85 per cent of the world's... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Coastal rainforest pact to be made lawThe B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project t
Coastal rainforest pact to be made law
Comox Valley Record / Posted 10 days ago
The B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project to protect and share logging management on a vast area of the B.C. coast with forest companies and 26 coastal First Nations. The agreement puts 85 per cent of the world's... Read more
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Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
Coastal rainforest pact to be made lawThe B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project t
Coastal rainforest pact to be made law
Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project to protect and share logging management on a vast area of the B.C. coast with forest companies and 26 coastal First Nations. The agreement puts 85 per cent of the world's... Read more
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BC Local News
Coastal rainforest pact to be made lawThe B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project t
Coastal rainforest pact to be made law
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
The B.C. government is preparing legislation to formalize its 10-year project to protect and share logging management on a vast area of the B.C. coast with forest companies and 26 coastal First Nations. The agreement puts 85 per cent of the world's... Read more
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