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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Q&A: Local Composer David Smooke on the League of the Unsound Sound, March 20 at the Windup Space

    [caption id="attachment_3338" align="alignleft" width="269" caption="From davidsmooke.com"][/caption] On Sunday night the latest experimental music endeavor with firm Baltimore roots makes it local debut. Co-organized and -founded by local composer and...
  • Current Mood: Disgruntled

    On Sept. 26, the following letter appeared on the media blog Romenesko, a compendium of "media industry news, commentary, and memos," compiled by Jim Romenesko (view the original posting). The letter was signed by 100 Sun newsroom staffers and handed over...
  • In This Week's City Paper

    In the cover feature, Gadi Dechter goes long with the history of Galaxy tall tee. No links there, really, but in Mobtown Beat, Ryan Grim goes fishing with various groups, both environmental and sporting, trying to save the Chesapeake Bay's menhaden...
  • Behind the 8th Ball: 8th District Challengers Say Holton Not Visible Enough

    Ben Barnwell | Image by Photos by Jefferson Jackson Steele City Councilwoman Helen Holton Darryl Jefferson Andre Mahasa David Smallwood It's official. In 2026, Helen Holton won't be running for City Council. "If you find me here in 18 years," she...
  • We Feed Dead People

    The Office of Legislative Audits posted a gem last week: 34 pages examining the checks and balances on the state's welfare overseers. You can find the whole thing here, but the highlight is this: Food stamps and welfare checks went out to hundreds of...
  • Vacants to Value Web Site Goes Live

    A month or so back, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a new housing initiative called Vacants to Value that's supposed to get 1,500 of the city's abandoned houses renovated and occupied in the next year. As I reported a few weeks ago, that's like...
  • Krugman Needs a Weatherman

    The Times' Paul Krugman had a boffo column yesterday on the link between high global food prices and global warming. "Boffo" because it's sure to piss off the global warming deniers and so get lots of traffic and links, while it simultaneously bolsters...
  • "The Baltimore Food Ecology Documentary," Freedom Riders, and other screenings

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for a Livable Future screens "The Baltimore Food Ecology Documentary," the product of a class led by MICA faculty member Hugh Pocock, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. in Sheldon Hall on the east Baltimore...
  • Local Weathermen Say Global Warming is a Conspiracy, "Scam"

    Last week, Rolling Stone ran a story about how TV meteorologists—the "weather experts" who have the most contact with the general population—tend to be doubters of the science of climate change. This despite the fact that ragtag conspiracy...
  • Activists launch petition targeting WBAL, Tony Pann

    In December we reported about comments made by WBAL-TV meteorologist Tony Pann on social media depicting climate science as a scam. Among his comments: "If you are making a living on government grants to research global warming, and have been for 20...
  • Police alter photo array procedure

    [caption id="attachment_19384" align="alignleft" width="300"] left to right: States Attorney Gregg Bernstein, Rebecca Brown – Director of State Policy Reform, Innocence Project, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and Michele Nethercrott –...
  • DJ Spooky remixes the classroom with MICA residency

    DJ Spooky, or Paul D. Miller, as he's known to the crop of MICA students he's teaching this semester, likes to wander. "In the last three weeks, I've been to a remote island in the Pacific called Vanuatu, Australia, Korea, and then I got off a plane and...