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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Climate Change Deniers, Marijuana Diversion Programs, City Council, Orioles, and Under Armour.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || 1 Climate Change Deniers As the Mobtown Shank first reported, the Sun's Reader's Poll includes a number of climate change deniers and skeptics among the contenders...
  • Your electric bill never went down the way deregulators promised it would-and never will. It might get much, much worse.

    On Jan. 31 Clean Currents, a well-regarded supplier of "green" electric power to residents of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, suddenly ceased operations, saying a spike in wholesale power prices had forced it out of business. On Feb. 4 a...
  • The winners and losers in Maryland's pot debate in 2014

    Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the Maryland General Assembly, which Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) signed on...
  • Right now is also a favorable time to prepare for future adventures

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) On my 15th birthday, I finally figured out that eating dairy products was the cause of my chronic respiratory problems. From that day forward, I avoided foods made from cow's milk. My health improved. I kept up this regimen for...
  • A disappearing island shows what rising sea levels mean for the Chesapeake Bay

    My trusty handheld GPS helps keep me safe while kayaking, letting me know precisely where I am on a map. But bringing it along on kayaking trips, it turns out, can serve more than my own personal safety: It's also a useful tool to map the land-devouring...
  • The Money Pit

    The Feb. 26 rally on Lawyers Mall in Annapolis made the TV news. Del. Curtis "Curt" Anderson (D-Baltimore), Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Andres Alonso, and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake were among the officials making the case for guaranteed funding...
  • A Baltimore lab aims to take the science of growing clean, healthy salt-water fish to the global marketplace

    The wood-grilled whole dorado, at $34, is the highest-priced dish on the current menu at Pazo, the casually elegant restaurant in Fells Point in Baltimore. Executive chef Mario Cano Catalan gushes about the restaurant's specimens of the high-value...
  • Stapled,glossy, and no ink on your fingers.

    What's this I see? The Baltimore City Paper, Vol.36 No. 44, stapled, and glossy, and the ink is not coming off on my fingers. May Tuesday's election results be as magnificent! Leslie Robin Kassal Baltimore Who You Callin' "Jazzer?" In the...
  • Yellow Sign Theatre combines dystopian sci-fi with romantic comedy

    +1, or, The Bearable Delightedness of Being Controlled By Scott Burke At the Yellow Sign Theatre through Feb. 23 The misanthropic French novelist Michel Houellebecq makes the case that the sexual revolution, like most revolutions, was terrible for the...
  • Sue Spaid looks at farming as art

    Green Acres By Sue Spaid at Red Emma's Jan. 18 Rirkrit Tiravanija's "Untitled (bicycle shower)," one of the BMA's new acquisitions, might seem a bit out of place in the formal halls of the museum. That's because Tiravanija designed it to actually...
  • South Baltimore recreation center becomes a hub of technological innovation

    On Jan. 17, over 200 people gathered in what was once one of Baltimore's endangered recreation centers for the opening of the nonprofit Digital Harbor Foundation's new technology center, associated with Digital Harbor High School but open to all city...
  • Center Stage's Raisin Cycle confronts ownership, history, and race in response to A Raisin in the Sun

    Clybourne Park By Bruce Norris Beneatha's Place By Kwame Kwei-Armah Through June 16 at Center Stage Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is a great play for many reasons, but one of those reasons is the light it sheds on the strains and gains of...