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  1. Why anglers aren't environmentalists

    Robert Montgomery

    Why anglers aren't environmentalists

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2009
  2. The hunter and conservation

    An overview of historic and current conservation efforts in the U.S.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2008
  3. Salmon alliance

    James Swan

    Collapse of California salmon fishery creates some new alliances

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  4. Alaska scientists put on ice over polar bear talk

    Jane Kay

    Alaska scientists put on ice over polar bear talk

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2007
  5. Groups urge fish consumption advisory, citing emissions from Nev...

    Scott Sonner

    The nation's largest gold-producing state is being asked to investigate whether mercury emissions from its mines are contaminating area fisheries. Citing a recent study by the University of Nevada, Reno, a coalition of environmentalists, health care a

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2006
  6. Idea for religious fishing line not catching on

    Noaki Schwartz

    Orthodox Jews who want to use a strand of fishing line several miles long to create a symbolic religious enclosure are getting entangled in a dispute with beachfront residents and California environmentalists, who fear the string will snag birds and spoil

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2006
  7. Are India, China driving tigers to extinction?

    Gavin Rabinowitz

    The tiger population of India will vanish within a handful of years, and governments in India and China have not done enough to stem the rapid decline, environmentalists warned Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2006
  8. Surfers: Cape Town to increase shark spotters

    Clare Nullis

    A South African shark-spotting program to warn surfers and swimmers about the approach of great whites is to be expanded, environmentalists have said, though they added the sharks have more to fear than humans.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2006
  9. Ocean water floods into southern California wetlands in ambitious...

    Gillian Flaccus

    The ocean flowed into historic wetlands Thursday for the first time in more than a century after bulldozers peeled back the last layer of an earthen dam.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2006
  10. National Park Service director Mainella resigns

    Mary Clare Jalonick

    The head of the National Park Service said Wednesday she will resign, ending a five-year tenure at an agency often at odds with environmentalists and Westerners. Critics have said the agency put too much emphasis on recreation, shifting its focus from

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2006
  11. Radical environmentalist fights extradition

    Jeremy Hainsworth

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A radical environmentalist who is one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives told an extradition hearing Monday he was being unfairly targeted by the U.S. government and should be allowed to remain in Canada.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  12. An environmentalist makes a stand


    The international community remains in complete confusion regarding global policy on forests and forestry. I believe this is because the environmental movement's position is misleading, illogical, and most important, inconsistent with their more reasonable policies on climate change and biodiversity. In fact, their forestry policy is an anti-environmental policy

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  13. Spotted owls, logging & environmentalists

    Patrick Moore

    Species diversity cannot be discussed today without mention of the spotted owl. This little night hunter has become the symbol of forest preservation in the US Pacific Northwest. It has provided the legal basis for a major reduction in logging in the National Forests, large tracts of public land controlled from Washington, DC. The spotted owl is listed as a "threatened" species under US legislation, one step away from "endangered."

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  14. Environmentalists blast new ATV policy

    Matthew Daly

    WASHINGTON — Environmentalists and recreation groups decried a Forest Service plan to restrict off-road vehicles, saying the new policy could legitimize hundreds of illegal trails carved out by off-road enthusiasts.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  15. Panel to approve rewrite of species act

    Erica Werner

    WASHINGTON — Conservative lawmakers poised to eliminate key provisions of the landmark 32-year-old Endangered Species Act encountered unexpected support recently: Some environmentalists and liberal Democrats said they agree with some of the change

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  16. Critics assail NASCAR for fuel choice

    Joan Lowy

    NASCAR is under fire from environmentalists for using leaded gasoline more than six years after the Environmental Protection Agency asked the stock car racing industry to switch to unleaded. "By permitting the continued use of lead, your organization

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006