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Tips for Staying Safe While Hunting

Tips for Staying Safe While Hunting

November 1, 2022

According to the National Safety Council, hunting is a safe activity. Hunting results in fewer injuries per 100,000 participants than do many sports, including cycling, bowling,...

6 Things to Experience and Learn While Traveling

6 Things to Experience and Learn While Traveling

Charles Crawford, Editor October 27, 2022

Travelling can provide you with the best life experiences. It teaches you things that you can never learn in a classroom or a textbook. Travelling helps in opening your mind to new cultures, traditions,...

As humanity hides from coronavirus, wildlife reclaims lost territory

As humanity hides from coronavirus, wildlife reclaims lost territory

MCT Campus April 28, 2020

LOS ANGELES — Naturalist Gerry Hans stood in the middle of a lonely road in Griffith Park on Saturday, inhaled deeply though his face mask and admired the natural sights and sounds of an oddly serene...

Norfolk Awarded $1.125 Million for Johnson Park and Riverfront Improvements

Norfolk Awarded $1.125 Million for Johnson Park and Riverfront Improvements

Special to the Viewpoint April 16, 2020

NORFOLK-The State of Nebraska recently announced the City of Norfolk was awarded $1.125 million through the Civic Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF) to help fund Johnson Park and Riverfront Improvements. The...

The Mississippi River has many nicknames. Now it has a new one: America’s ‘most endangered river.’

The Mississippi River has many nicknames. Now it has a new one: America’s ‘most endangered river.’

MCT Campus April 14, 2020

CHICAGO — The upper Mississippi River, from its headwaters in Minnesota to the southern tip of Illinois, has been named the most endangered river in the United States, according to an annual list released...

Earth Talk: Are any one-for-one charitable companies focusing on environmental sustainability?

Earth Talk: Are any one-for-one charitable companies focusing on environmental sustainability?

MCT Campus October 10, 2019

Dear EarthTalk: Are any companies in the “one-for-one” charitable space pioneered by shoe maker TOMS focusing specifically on environmental sustainability? — Becky B., Los Angeles TOMS may have...

Trade Protections Proposed For Four Species Of Turtles

Trade Protections Proposed For Four Species Of Turtles

November 1, 2014

By Louis Sahagun Los Angeles Times (MCT) Faced with growing concerns about the hunting of freshwater turtles in the United States for Asian food markets, federal officials this week proposed adding...

Few US States Preparing For Climate Change, Study Says

Few US States Preparing For Climate Change, Study Says

October 9, 2014

By Neela Banerjee Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Fewer than half of American states are working to protect themselves from climate change, despite more detailed warnings from scientists...

Fungus Could Be The Help Agriculture Needs To Adapt To Climate Change

Fungus Could Be The Help Agriculture Needs To Adapt To Climate Change

October 1, 2014

By Matt Campbell The Kansas City Star (MCT) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Imagine a world, just a few decades away, where once-fertile cropland is baked and starved of rain by ongoing climate change. Just add...

Mining for sand in fracking process holds risks for communities, study says

Mining for sand in fracking process holds risks for communities, study says

October 1, 2014

By Neela Banerjee Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON—As a domestic energy boom driven by hydraulic fracturing spreads, so could strip-mining for sand needed for the controversial production...

Blue Whales Of California Are Back To Historical Levels, Study Finds

Blue Whales Of California Are Back To Historical Levels, Study Finds

September 9, 2014

By Deborah Netburn Los Angeles Times (MCT) Good news, whale lovers: A new analysis suggests that there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started...

Half Of North American Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change

Half Of North American Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change

September 9, 2014

By Louis Sahagun Los Angeles Times (MCT) Half of all bird species in North America — including the bald eagle — are at risk of severe population decline by 2080 if the swift pace of global warming...

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