RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Conservation

A collection of news and information related to Conservation published by this site and its partners.

Top Conservation Articles

Displaying items 97-108
  • Carbon fee is best climate change option [Letter]

    Carbon fee is best climate change option [Letter]
    I was happy to see the Sun cover the National Climate Assessment released this week that detailed the effects climate change is already having on the U.S. ("White House climate change report unveils dire warnings, call for action," May 6). The highlight...
  • Climate change science settled, politics, not so much [Commentary]

    Climate change science settled, politics, not so much [Commentary]
    The scientific consensus on whether human beings are causing global climate change is largely settled – we are causing it. The politics, however, are far from settled; a slew of people, many who are politicians or political commentators on the...
  • Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city's eradication efforts

    Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city's eradication efforts
    Baltimore once suffered the highest rate of tuberculosis infection of any large city in the country — 75 cases per 100,000 people in 1966. Since the 1980s, however, the city has served as a model for tuberculosis control and prevention, helping to...
  • UMBC announces major construction projects

    UMBC announces major construction projects
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, officials announced that a number of construction projects will soon be under way on campus, including a larger arena and a more welcoming entrance. The announcement came during the university's annual meeting...
  • Quick-thinking Harford man saves bald eagle entangled in fishing line

    Quick-thinking Harford man saves bald eagle entangled in fishing line
    David Meadows, of Street, was fishing for white perch before dawn Saturday in Susquehanna State Park outside Havre de Grace. Meadows, 51, found a spot along the Susquehanna River, just upstream from where Deer Creek meets the river, and put his line in...
  • Where's the urgency on climate change? [Letter]

    Where's the urgency on climate change? [Letter]
    Letter writer Taylor Smith-Hams rightly points out the need for a price on carbon to fight climate change: By making fossil fuels more expensive than renewable energy, the market phases them out ("Carbon fee is best climate change option," May 11). But...
  • Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]

    Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]
    Thank you for highlighting the most important finding of the recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change report: "addressing climate change appears to be cheaper than doing nothing" ("Climate change demands action," April 19). Just as the vast...
  • Historic house near Bel Air could face uncertain future

    Historic house near Bel Air could face uncertain future
    Operators of the Winters Run Golf Club near Bel Air are looking to sell a portion of their property that could include a house which local historical researchers say may date back to pre-Revolutionary times. "We are selling some property," Dave Bubb, the...
  • With money to spend, candidates for governor likely to launch ad blitz

    With money to spend, candidates for governor likely to launch ad blitz
    Maryland voters can expect to see an escalating barrage of television ads before the June 24 primary for governor, a blitz that will be fueled by the nearly $9 million the contenders have in the bank. Most of that money will be spent on the Democratic...
  • The PARCC test is a welcome change [Commentary]

    The PARCC test is a welcome change [Commentary]
    While no standardized test can ever truly measure all that a child has learned or can do, the new Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam represents a vast improvement over the Maryland School Assessments (MSA)....
  • Thomas dead-wrong on climate [Letter]

    Thomas dead-wrong on climate [Letter]
    Cal Thomas' column on "Chicken Little science" (April 19) on baltimoresun.com contains so much inaccurate deception that it's hard to know where to start. In dismissing the seriousness and urgency of the climate change challenge, he places his faith...
  • Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77

    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77
    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish for a time in the 1980s, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77. Born in...