Water education

Davos 2022: how to bring nature-based solutions to our cities

Key leaders shared an overview of the steps and work that needs to be done to bring nature-based solutions to cities. Key priorities include a clear implementation agenda, just transition with the most vulnerable communities in mind, comprehensive policy measures and smarter investments. The session entitled “Returning Nature to Cities” took place during the 2022 Annual Meeting of the World …

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Deciphering the biosynthetic gene cluster of a potent freshwater toxin

Scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, the University of São Paulo and UC Santa Cruz collaborated to discover and validate the enzymes responsible for the production of one of the neurotoxins the most toxic and fast-acting agents associated with harmful freshwater algal blooms in lakes and ponds. The team combined genetic and …

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Crypto Firm CoinFlip Opens Tampa ‘Experience Center’ at Sparkman Wharf

While it hasn’t exactly been a bullish month in the cryptocurrency society, at least one company is betting on the future of crypto in Tampa. Chicago-based CoinFlip on Thursday announced plans to open its second national office in Tampa, along with a “crypto experience center” focused on public education and cryptocurrency financial services. The expansion will bring 40 tech jobs …

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Terahertz absorption characteristics of an ammonium salt solution based on a self-sampling microfluidic chip

Effect of ion hydration on THz transmission characteristics of ammonium salt solution The spectral intensity of distilled water injected into the chip was much lower than that of the empty chip in this study, indicating that water absorbs the vast majority of THz waves, which is mainly due to hydrogen bonding between the water molecules; and the difference in spectral …

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The Start of the class of 2022 | News | Notre Dame News

Students wave Ukrainian flags in tribute to Archbishop Borys Gudsiak, speaker at the inauguration. (Photo by Peter Ringenberg/University of Notre Dame) The University of Notre Dame celebrated its 177th Launching Ceremony Sunday, May 15 at the Notre-Dame stadium. An audience of over 25,000 family members, friends, professors and graduates attended. President Rev. John I. Jenkins, CSCand Christine Maziar, Acting Provostwelcomes …

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Kate Webb, chair of the House Education Committee, will not stand for re-election

Rep. Kate Webb, D-Shelburne, chair of the House Education Committee, speaks with Rep. George Till, D-Jericho, at the Statehouse in Montpelier in 2019. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger Rep. Kate Webb, D-Shelburne, chair of the House Education Committee, said Wednesday she will not run for office this year. “It’s time,” Webb told VTDigger. “It was an incredible experience. I was …

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High fiber diets associated with lower antibiotic resistance in gut bacteria

According to a study published by scientists from the Agricultural Research Service and their colleagues from mBio. Microbes that have resistance to various commonly used antibiotics such as tetracycline and aminoglycoside are a significant source of risk to people worldwide, with the widespread expectation that the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the term that refers to bacteria, viruses and …

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Lawmakers set to require Missouri schools to test and filter water for lead | KCUR 89.3

Missouri lawmakers are poised to require school testing and, potentially, filter drinking water to prevent lead poisoningmaking the state one of the few to require administrators to meet higher standards than federal regulations. The state offers grants to schools to pay for water testing, but there is no requirement to test, and only a handful have chosen to do so. …

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As a Massive Infrastructure Upgrade Begins, Wisconsin Needs to Invest in Its Workforce

By Megan Tanel, AEM President Editor’s Note: This was originally published by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It is being republished here with their permission. Read the original opinion piece here. I grew up in Milwaukee County and have chosen to raise my family here. When I graduated from Wauwatosa West High School, it was a given that most students would …

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Dell Technologies launches community solar concentrators to meet the needs of remote communities worldwide

Solar community hub in Brazil Dell Technologies At its Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas, Dell, in partnership with Computer Aid, Intel and Microsoft, announced the Solar community hubs, an evolution of its Solar Learning Labs program on which Computer Aid International and Dell Technologies (Dell) have been collaborating since 2011. The first Hub opened in Lagos, Nigeria in 2014. …

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UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report No. 3, March 2022 – Ethiopia

Strong points UNICEF estimates that 9.9 million people are affected by drought in 214 hotspots spread across four regions of Afar, Oromia, Somalia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region ( SNNPR), including 4.45 million children. More than four million people in hotspots of drought-affected regions are in dire need of water. UNICEF has been able to provide more …

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How the Encore of a Drive-In Cinema Could Help Revitalize the San Luis Valley

When the Border cinema debuted on May 14, 1955, with more than 300 cars crammed into its parking lot in the rural San Luis Valley. Whether he’s initially drawn to the free admission to the opening night or the opportunity to watch Oscar winner Edmond O’Brien avenge his murdered fiancée in path of war, many in the crowd returned. Like …

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Harriet Tubman led military raids during the Civil War as well as her better-known slave rescues

Harriet Tubman was barely 5ft tall and didn’t have a dime to her name. What she had was a deep faith and a powerful passion for justice that was fueled by a network of black and white abolitionists determined to end slavery in America. “I had reasoned that out in my mind,” Tubman once said an interviewer. “There was one …

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Will infrastructure investments mean better jobs for Californians?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), signed last November by President Biden, will bring about $45 billion to California over the next few years. About three-quarters of the funding is for road and transit infrastructure projects; other spending will support broadband, water infrastructure and airports, among other projects. These federal investments would complement several infrastructure proposals included in this …

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UNICEF receives $26 million from German government to support basic service delivery and COVID-19 response in Iraq [EN/AR/KU] – Iraq

UNICEF receives $26 million from German government to support basic service delivery and COVID-19 response in Iraq [EN/AR/KU] – Iraq

The funding will enable 1 million children and adolescents to have continued access to learning through a combination of approaches such as blended learning and 50,000 vulnerable people to receive essential child protection services. childhood. Baghdad, April 24, 2022 – The German government has donated $26 million to UNICEF to support UNICEF in its ongoing efforts to help the Iraqi …

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The Point, April 22, 2022: Florida Legislature passes redistricting plan, plus repeal of Disney’s special status

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. • WUFT News: Gainesville nonprofits have awarded more than $6 million in federal funds. “The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which President Joe Biden signed in 2021, has provided the City of Gainesville with more than $6 million to help local nonprofit organizations and …

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Tribal bills still pending as lawmakers near end of session

Two of the three major bills aimed at helping Maine tribes were still pending Tuesday night as lawmakers scramble to complete their work before the end of the session. Wednesday is the statutory adjournment date for the 130th Parliament, but lawmakers were asking for an extension of up to two days. Such a request should receive two-thirds support in each …

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Find out which standardized tests are available before the summer holidays

My ninth grader submitted the results of a standardized reading test she recently took. We were in his class for an event to bring parents to school: “Donuts with Grownups”. After a donut or three with other families in the gym, we washed it all down with bottled water and met up with a few other moms and dads in …

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 scheduled for April 18-22 – UMaine News

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 April 18-22 with a series of events. Each day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a treasure hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI will also host its annual Earth Week nature photo contestwhere participants simply go out …

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COMMUNITIES ARE INVITED FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURAL WATER FINANCING FROM THE EPA.

COMMUNITIES ARE INVITED FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURAL WATER FINANCING FROM THE EPA.

Applications for EPA WIFIA funding are now being accepted. The Morris Forman Water Quality Treatment Center of the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District received this cash for water infrastructure upgrades. Stormwater, wastewater, drinking water systems preserve public health and the environment while promoting economic growth in towns around the country. Local communities may confront major financial issues renewing …

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Stand Up For Ukraine: 9.1 billion euros pledged to support internally displaced people and refugees – World

The Stand Up for Ukraine event and global fundraising campaign raised €9.1 billion for people fleeing the Russian invasion, in Ukraine and abroad, including €1 billion euros from the European Commission. In addition to this, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced an additional €1 billion loan to cover the needs of those displaced by the invasion. European Commission …

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The test taker is imprisoned; trainer convicted of admissions scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former Florida prep school administrator was sentenced to federal prison and a decorated University of Southern California water polo coach was swiftly convicted by a jury during a Friday charged in federal court in Boston in connection with the college admissions bribery scandal. . Mark Riddell, who was paid handsomely to take college entrance exams for …

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UC San Diego Releases First Sustainability Report During Earth Month

UC San Diego’s first annual sustainability report highlights the campus’ progress toward sustainability goals in ten key areas. Photo credit: Rhett S. Miller. Sustainability is an integral part of UC San Diego’s education, research, and campus operations. Fittingly, UC San Diego released its first annual sustainability report during Earth Month, providing an update on campus progress in 2020-21 toward sustainability …

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President Biden’s budget proposals advance clean energy, climate resilience and equity goals

Belted kingfisher. Photo: Chuck Wood/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON – President Biden recently published its draft budget for fiscal year 2023. While the President’s budget is only a request to Congress, he advises Congress in drafting annual spending bills. This year’s proposed budget includes investments for clean energy research, a civil conservation corps and equity initiatives to help disadvantaged communities. It …

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CMU Water Center co-founder leaves for job at American Rivers | Western Colorado

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Covid, Russia and the economy put the “Chinese model” to the test

A year ago, when many countries were still reeling from Covid-19, China seemed to be one of the few places thriving during the pandemic. It was also the only major economy to post growth in 2020. Global investors were bullish on Chinese stocks even as Beijing’s regulatory crackdown on its private sector looked more like a political campaign. This has …

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Farmers in Laos turn to game theory to try to outsmart the rats | Agricultural news

For more than a decade, Laos has faced a growing rat problem as the rodents make their way through rice, the country’s main cash crop and staple food. Described by farmers as a ‘sea of ​​rats’, the vermin eat away at least 20% of the country’s annual rice crop, putting further pressure on household finances and food security in what …

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Families take the opportunity to get healthy at the fair | Education

Parents and children paraded through several venues and stations on Thursday night as they enjoyed a free health fair. Hosted by the Hardin County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown, the Spring into Wellness Fair offered families an opportunity to explore healthy habits. Co-organizer Leslie Hall said the fair took a focused …

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The main building repair and restoration project will improve the working and learning environment | UTSA today | UTSA

UTSA’s mission The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center of intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual …

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Earthjustice and LCVEF launch an educational digital campaign to highlight the importance of the courts and the environment

washington d.c. — This week, Earthjustice and the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (LCVEF) launched a five-digit digital education campaign to highlight the importance of courts for the environment in the District of Columbia and 12 states: Alaska, Arizona, Florida , Georgia. , Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Video ads run pre-roll …

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Wellington Water under pump due to poor condition of network assets

While Wellington Water falls short of the capital, other councils in the area say they run the water company very well because they spend more. File photo. Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver So far this quarter, there are 1.8 sewage overflows for every 1,000 sewer connections in the city of Wellington, according to the latest figures. This is against a …

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Alaska House committee proposes funding schools a year up front using money from rising oil prices

The Alaska House finance committee is meeting to discuss improved state revenue projections Wednesday at the Capitol. The latest version of the committee’s budget includes an additional $1.2 billion to fund public education a year up front. (Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO and Alaska Public Media) The Alaska House finance committee plans to spend some of the state’s extra money from high oil …

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The next level of sustainability: restoring nature

When online travel giant Expedia Group unveiled its $900 million Seattle headquarters in 2019, the 40-acre waterfront campus featured plenty of amenities: a bike path, soccer field, and a beach dotted with driftwood logs for sitting to the sound of the waves. It also has well-organized dirt. Surfacedesign landscape architects in San Francisco focused on extensive restoration of natural habitat …

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2022 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge kicks off in Columbus – Ohio Ag Net

Public policy, fellowship and learning more about how government works were part of the March 5 opening session for participants in the 2022 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge. Students ages 14 to 18 and three college mentors gathered in Columbus to discuss agricultural issues and policies as part of the annual program, which is a collaboration between Ohio Agricultural Bureau, Ohio …

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Telangana Education Minister – The New Indian Express

By Express press service HYDERABAD: Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy informed the State Assembly on Friday that the state government will strengthen the school education system by investing Rs 7,289 crore. The program is implemented in three phases in 26,065 schools under the Department of School Education. Under Phase I (2021-22), the program is resumed with an estimated budgetary cost …

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Ukraine. Millions at risk as health problems exacerbate vulnerabilities

Budapest/Geneva, March 10, 2022 – As the conflict continues in Ukraine and a cold front descends, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warns of the dire health situation – including the spread of COVID -19 – and the impact on the mental health of millions of people both inside and outside the country. Fighting in …

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North Carolina hurricanes linked to rise in gastrointestinal illness in marginalized communities

North Carolina ERs reported hundreds of visits for gastrointestinal illnesses such as diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain in the weeks during and after Hurricanes Florence in 2018 and Matthew in 2016. A new study published last month in the journal Science of the Total Environment found an 11% increase in emergency room visits during both storms, with the largest increase …

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Indigenous and Muslim Education and Justice for All Water Defenders in Canada: A Wet’suwet’en Film Screening

Canadian Muslim groups host film screening with arrested Mohawk members in Wet’suwet’en Filtering blood and water and lobbying for water rights On Sunday, March 6, 2022, the non-profit organizations Indigenous & Muslim Connection (IME), in collaboration with Justice For All Canada, will present a film about Indigenous water defenders in Wet’suwet’en. The online program features a documentary directed by Six …

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Sustainability at UW-Madison – Office of the Chancellor – UW-Madison

Weather issues that are likely related to climate change make headlines almost daily. As many of you know, we have worked to make the UW-Madison campus more sustainable and resilient over the past decade. In this blog, I want to tell you about some of our current efforts to create a more sustainable campus. Our approach to sustainability brings together …

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Carlsbad Unified Says Water Contamination Problem Solved at Hope Elementary

Photo credit: Abhijit Tembhekar/Wiki Commons The Carlsbad Unified School District says repairs have been completed to purge contaminated drinking water at Hope Elementary School, which may have been present in the school’s water system for several months. In a statement on Monday, the district said that shortly after the school reopened in the fall, there were “sporadic reports” of water …

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Local government meetings for the week of February 28 | Local News

PLEASANT PRAIRIE VILLAGE TABLE: 5:00 p.m., Village Hall Auditorium, 9915 39th Ave. Agenda items include the presentation of a draft emergency operations plan for the village; the establishment of a utility district in the Prairie Highlands Corporate Park to pay for street lighting expenses; consider the Chiwaukee Prairie land agreement between the village and The Nature Conservancy; and 2022 Wisconsin …

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Henry County Water Authority Wins STREAM Award for Education Program | News

McDONOUGH – The Henry County Water Authority is one of five water utilities in Metro Atlanta to be recognized by the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District with its annual STREAM award. The authority was honored for its Rain to Drain education program for local teachers. The Metro Water District STREAM Awards recognize programs and projects of excellence hosted by …

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Spanish Ambassador to Jordan visits Baqa’a camp to support Palestinian refugees and UNRWA – Jordan

Today, the Spanish Ambassador to Jordan, HE Mrs. Aránzazu Bañón Dávalos, visited the Palestinian refugee camp of Baqa’a in Jordan and witnessed the vital services provided by the Relief and Works Agency of United Nations for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Ms. Bañón was accompanied by the Acting Director of UNRWA and the Directorate of International Organizations of …

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Jefferson Elementary School students make video about municipal government | Education

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Hands across the hemisphere: students helping students

Convinced that empowering girls in developing countries is one of the most effective ways to promote environmentally sustainable economic development, local high school students created a program to support the Escuela Vera Angelita (EVA), a new non-profit boarding school for girls in Nicaragua. . Gracey Dodd and Aanchal Chaudhary, students at High Bluff Academy (HBA), a small college preparatory school …

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New Haven Public Schools introduces 2022-23 budget and declares a half day for hope and healing during the pandemic

District administrators presented a budget that saw an increase in spending of about $10 million, while the school board declared March 18 a half-day for students and staff to reflect on the toll of the pandemic. Yash Roy 1:31 a.m., February 17, 2022 Staff reporter Zoe Berg, photo editor New Haven Public Schools’ proposed $200 million general fund budget reflects …

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Mountaineers rank 35 on the All-Big 12 Academic Team

MORGANTOWN, WV — Thirty-five members of West Virginia University’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have been named to the 2022 All-Big 12 Academic Swimming and Diving Team, as announced by the conference on Tuesday. Of these, two student-athletes earned the accolade with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 4.0, including Kaelyn McClain on the side of women …

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Republic Middle School students win $6,500 for school after clean water project

REPUBLIC, Mo. (KY3) – Republic Middle School students recently helped their school win $6,500 from Samsung for using STEM education to solve a key problem. Students test their science, technology, engineering and math skills to improve access to safe and clean drinking water. With the help of teacher Olivia Rowland, the students created a portable, reusable purifying straw to effectively …

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Snapshot 2021: Serving 1.4 million people with safe water and more – World

Water Mission was honored to serve over 1.4 million men, women and children in 2021. Thanks to partners like you who have accompanied us, more than a million people have access to drinking water. In addition, 30,000 people received sanitation solutions, such as latrines at home, at their medical facilities or at school. More than 90,000 people benefit from the …

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“If This March Could Talk” airs tonight on campus with live stream

Photo submitted Elders Walk The highly anticipated premiere of If this march could speaka documentary film that shares personal reflections on the University of Arkansas, will premiere tonight at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. As part of the University of Alberta’s 150th anniversary celebrations, the premiere will include a reception beginning at 6 p.m., …

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UNICEF Syria-Wide Humanitarian Situation Report January-December 2021 – Syrian Arab Republic

Strong points In 2021, UNICEF assisted 11.3 million people, including 7.3 million children (3.6 million girls) with humanitarian assistance. Families living in the most affected and inaccessible areas have been prioritized, with 276,000 people reached in hard-to-reach areas and 1.8 million in moderately accessible areas. The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in Syria has increased …

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UNICEF report on the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic – Reporting period: 01 January to 31 December 2021 – Central African Republic

In 2021, humanitarian needs in the Central African Republic (CAR) have increased again. The resurgence of armed violence and the slowdown in the Central African economy have left most of the population in a vulnerable position. Access to people in need of humanitarian assistance remained generally difficult throughout the year, due to military operations, the dispersal and disorganization of the …

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Roundhouse Roundup: Albuquerque Roads, Essential Services, Media Literacy

SANTA FE, NM (KRQE) — The deadline for introducing new legislation passed this week. It is now a matter of seeing what goes through the various committees. On Saturday, February 5, several more committee meetings are scheduled. On the table are bills ranging from road improvements to a proposed constitutional amendment to allow the Legislature to use state funds to …

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Dothan seeks state assistance to fund $65 million in future sewer and water projects | Government and politics

Support local journalism Your subscription makes our reports possible. {{featured_button_text}} “These are items that we have already listed to do; it would only give us a head start. We hope this money will really give us a head start,” Mayes said. In other matters, Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba proclaimed February Career and Technical Education Month and Chris Duke, Director of …

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News desk | ILLINOIS

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Five professors at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have been named scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Since an in-person celebration was not possible a year ago due to COVID-19 precautions, a gathering in honor of two years of Urbana campus scholars is taking place today . The prize is awarded by …

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Researchers find trade-off between water quality

image: University of Illinois researchers including Giovani Preza-Fontes (pictured) assessed the nitrous oxide emission potential of agricultural practices designed to minimize nitrogen inputs to waterways . see Following Credit: University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. — With water quality guidelines requiring more farmers to act on nitrogen loss, cover crops and split nitrogen applications are becoming more common in the Midwest. …

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BioPark Aquarium Celebrates Sea Turtle Awareness Day, 25th Anniversary

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – The Albuquerque BioPark hosted its Sea Turtle Awareness Day in conjunction with the BioPark Aquarium and Botanical Garden celebrating their 25th anniversary. On Saturday there were a number of educational events focused on educating the public on how they can protect endangered species. ABQ BioPark Education Facilitator Fred Whiteman-Jennings said the aquarium includes two sea turtles, …

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Believing in Michigan: Protecting Public Safety, Building Strong Communities

Believing in Michigan: Protecting Public Safety, Building Strong Communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2022 Contact: [email protected] Believing in Michigan: Protecting Public Safety, Building Strong Communities Michiganders Celebrate Why They Believe in Michigan Through Series of Videos Leading Up to Governor Whitmer’s State of the State Address LANSING, Michigan- Prior to the Governor’s State of the State address, Governor Whitmer’s …

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Drone Strike Video Shows Afghan Civilians Killed

[explosion] In one of the final acts of its 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States fired a missile from a drone at a car in Kabul. It was parked in the yard of a house, and the explosion killed 10 people, including Zemari Ahmadi, 43, and seven children, according to his family. The Pentagon claimed Ahmadi was an Islamic …

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Water safety awareness likely for Manawatū River after four drownings

Karla Karaitiana / Stuff New signs on Ahimate Reserve beach make it clear that swimmers should not take the river lightly. River safety campaigns could become a feature of future Palmerston North summers as stakeholders consider ways to ensure both fun and distrust in the city’s unforgiving awa. A rāhui on a section of the Manawatū River, placed by iwi …

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Meet the nurse helping North Adams Public Schools omicron weather | North Berkshires

Amanda Davis, the North Adams Public Schools head nurse, leads her team of nurses and testing staff from a book storage room-turned-office at Drury High School to coordinate weekly pool tests, the search for contracts, etc STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE EAGLE OF BERKSHIRE NORTH ADAMS — Every morning, Amanda Davis tackles work in schools with a COVID-spotting mission: “Find those …

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South Dakota State News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2022 CONTACT: Jeff Mammenga, Media Coordinator, 605-773-6000, [email protected] Cultural Heritage Center January 20 Program on Rural America in the 1950s PIERRE, SD — Attendees of the upcoming book conference at the Pierre Cultural Heritage Center will get a taste of what it was like growing up in rural America in the 1950s. The Pfeiffer sisters, …

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Utah legislative leaders will make tax policy a priority in 2022

Republicans in Utah have said they will also focus on issues of water, education and infrastructure during the general legislative session, which begins Jan. 18. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Senate Speaker Stuart Adams R-Layton conducts his activities at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 5, 2021, during the final day of the 2021 general …

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Afghanistan: UN launches largest single-country appeal ever |

Speaking in Geneva, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin griffiths said $ 4.4 billion was needed for the humanitarian response plan in Afghanistan alone, “to be paid directly” to health workers and others, not to de facto authorities. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Philippe Grandi requested $ 623 million, to support refugees and host communities in five neighboring …

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How surf education can teach kids to live in an unpredictable world

For much of the past two years, our children have lived through half-lives. Little by little, things were taken away from them: school, friends, vacations, extended family, sports and the opportunity to learn life skills, including swimming. For my own children, ages 4, 8 and 10, this is the isolation they struggled with the most – how our family unit …

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Sustainable Missoula: The Sustainability of Watersheds and Our Community

Rattlesnake Creek. (Courtesy photo) As we move into a new year, we reflect on how our water sources can be protected amid foreseeable changes in our climate and increased development in the Missoula Valley. These conditions and circumstances prompt us to explore the question of what does the sustainability of watersheds look like? The Watershed Education Network (WEN) of western …

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Cities must now collect our food waste. The San Diego area is working hard to comply. – Voice of San Diego

Republic Service employees stand near compost heaps at the new composting facility at the Otay landfill on December 10, 2021. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz A new California law is forcing cities to reduce food waste in landfills. To meet this requirement, cities in San Diego are increasing the costs for residents and businesses to launch a new on-the-fly garbage …

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Barbara A. Meyer | Obituary

Barbara A. Meyer, 94, from Stoughton, died on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on March 20, 1927 in Neenah, Wisconsin, daughter of Lyall Stilp and Marion (VanBuren) Raymond. Barbara graduated from a high school in the Milwaukee area and continued her education by attending UW-Madison, where she began her nursing education …

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133rd Tournament of Roses Parade Relaunches Beloved Tradition

item A Dream to Achieve float takes part in the 133rd Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 1, 2022. – The parade features flower floats, marching bands, and equestrian units to celebrate the New Year along the 8.8 mile route along the colorado PASADENA, California – The 133rd Tournament of Roses Parade made a colorful comeback on Colorado Boulevard in …

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Most Texas schools resume classes next week amid omicron wave

The rapidly spreading omicron variant of the coronavirus has shaken the holiday season for many Texans and forced thousands of flights to be canceled. It has also prompted school districts in the Northeast and Midwest to take measures such as limiting winter sports activities and temporarily returning to distance learning, although this is not the case in Texas. , where …

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Here’s what’s new at the Pennsylvania Farm Show 2022

After going virtual last year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show returns to Harrisburg for its 106th year amid a wave of the COVID omicron variant. The agriculture ministry urged visitors to stay home if they feel sick, get vaccinated if they haven’t, and wear masks. With 1 million square feet of agricultural education, competition, and celebration, this winter celebration of Pennsylvania …

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Coastal habitat protection plan outlines dozens of recommended actions

North Carolina environmental officials recently added dozens of new goals and recommendations to the Coastal habitat protection plan. The document was first created in 2005 and has been updated every few years since then. The 2021 amendment to the plan outlines several potential measures to address the many ongoing issues along the coast. “There is growing concern about declining water …

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Stench of chicken waste increases stench in Alabama community

Janice Williams thought something had died near her Morgan County home due to the smell, but she couldn’t decide what it was. “I thought maybe the dogs killed an armadillo. I searched the yard for an armadillo, but then I found out where the scent was coming from, ”she said. The stench, according to the Decatur Daily, comes from what …

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Families Find Hope for Their Children’s Well-Being at Tick Tock Early Learning Center – Daily Local

NEW GARDEN – Local heroes walk among us. And the angels of the earth too. Kennett resident Maricela Ayllon is both. In her role as Director of Family Services at the Tick Tock Early Learning Center, Ayllon helps hardworking families who struggle every day in their quest not only to provide for their children, but also to overcome the financial …

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Inequality of Opportunity: Who Are Left Behind? | Kiribati – Kiribati

1. INTRODUCTION ESCAP’s inequality of opportunity analysis uses two new methodological tools to measure inequalities in the distribution of basic services and to identify those who are furthest behind in the same areas of development. In both methods, population groups are defined by common circumstances over which the individual has little or no direct control. The analysis explores inequalities in …

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New Jersey becomes last state in clean trucks, dumping dirty diesel

TRENTON, New Jersey – Today, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) adopted the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, advancing a regulatory route to electrify everything from delivery vans to semi-trailers in the state. New Jersey is one of the many states to move forward with the adoption of California’s ACT rule this year. Oregon and Washington recently adopted …

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Pre-budget consultations: social sector experts meet with FM; look for a job, increase health spending

Representatives from various social sectors and unions urged the government on Saturday to further boost healthcare spending amid the unprecedented Covid crisis, introduce an urban employment program and increase spending on the guarantee program rural employment. As part of the pre-budget consultation meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday met with experts from sectors such as health, education, rural development, …

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California Water Service pledges $ 200,000 to advance

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As part of its commitments to promote environmental stewardship and support education in the socio-economically disadvantaged areas it serves, California Water Service ( Cal Water) has pledged $ 200,000 to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (Foundation). The donation, announced at the Foundation’s holiday reception last night, will help the …

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Justice Appoints Hardesty to West Virginia School Board | News, Sports, Jobs

Paul Hardesty is sworn in for his appointment to the State Board of Education while his wife Debby holds the Bible. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON – Governor Jim Justice on Monday announced the appointment of longtime lobbyist and former State Senator Paul Hardesty to a recently vacant seat on the West Virginia Board of Education. Hardesty, who …

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Remarks by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore at the UNICEF @ 75 – World commemorative event

As prepared for delivery NEW YORK, December 9, 2021 – “Secretary General Guterres, Excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends of UNICEF… “UNICEF was founded in the aftermath of World War II to save children’s lives and protect their rights. Tonight we celebrate that for 75 years UNICEF has served children. From armed conflicts to natural disasters and long-term humanitarian crises. …

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Governor Cox and Lieutenant Governor Henderson unveil fiscal year 2023 budget

SALT LAKE CITY (December 7, 2021) – Today, Governor Spencer J. Cox and Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson unveiled their fiscal recommendations and priorities for fiscal 2023. Their proposal highlights historic investments in the education and infrastructure (including water and housing) while providing $ 160 million in tax relief to the people of Utah through a grocery tax credit. “Based on …

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Senate Bill 35 makes communities vulnerable

Senate Bill 35 removes authority over Santa Cruz development from the city government and the California Environmental Quality Act, giving it instead to private developers. The apartments on offer at 831 Water Street appear to be a test case, initially refused by Santa Cruz City County in a 6-1 vote on October 12, for failing to meet local requirements for …

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FDA Proposes Food Safety Modernization Act Rule Changes to Improve Safety of Agricultural Water Used on Products

For immediate release: 02 December 2021 Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration released a proposed rule which aims to improve product safety. He proposes to require farms to conduct comprehensive assessments that would help them identify and mitigate the dangers of water used to grow produce. This is the latest step in the agency’s implementation of the Food …

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At UF, someone used “critic” and “race” in a sentence. Trouble ensued.

Chris Busey’s page on the University of Florida website states that he is an associate professor at the College of Education, “where he primarily teaches courses for the Critical Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Culture specialization.” But according to a grievance he filed this week through the faculty union, the wording of that job description has been called into question. …

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Since the pandemic, protecting urban green spaces has become even more important in Pittsburgh

Urban parks and gardens improve air and water quality, wildlife biodiversity, and opportunities for outdoor recreation and education. Throughout the pandemic, the spaces have seen a lot of visitors. As Pittsburgh neighborhoods grow, community gardeners and other green space enthusiasts want to make sure their land doesn’t turn into a condo or parking lot. A solution? Protect the earth. This …

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Can lithium cure ailments in the Salton Sea?

SALTON SEA, Calif .– Studying the intricacies of mud on the ocean floor is a lifetime’s work for Timothy Lyons, so when the tall and lean biogeochemist asks you to join an expedition to find chemical mysteries buried deep beneath the waves, prepare- you get wet and dirty. On a recent foray on California’s largest and most troubled lake, Lyons …

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How to deal with the Great Resignation

November 27, 2021 IN THE NOT-SO-DISTANT In the past, bosses didn’t have to worry so much about their workforce. Newcomers could absorb the corporate culture in an osmotic way. The families of the workers were invisible, not constantly interrupting Zoom calls. Employees had a job, not a voice. Now, companies need to “be intentional” (management’s way of thinking) about everything …

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When teachers face a premium for lessons on race

And now, in the latest effort to make teaching as unappealing a profession as possible, the New Hampshire Chapter of Moms for Liberty offered $ 500 to anyone who “successfully catches a public school teacher” breaking a new law prohibiting the teaching of critical race theory. This initiative, known to its authors as “CRT Bounty’s” [sic], directs readers to the …

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Mobilizing to help Afghans in need – VCU News

By Dina Weinstein While reports of the chaotic departure of the US military from Afghanistan and the people who fled the country have mostly vanished from the headlines, the University’s Afghan-born students and graduates of the Commonwealth of Virginia continued to educate and assist their Afghan compatriots in need. . For Yasameen Anwari, a 21-year-old junior who studies health, physical …

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Investigate pathogens and their life cycles for the benefit of society | MIT News

Desmond Edwards was a small child when he first heard of typhoid fever. Fortunately, he did not have the disease. He was watching a cartoon public health ad. The cartoon, produced by the Pan American Health Organization, was designed to educate people in its home country, Jamaica, about the importance of vaccination against diseases like typhoid. The typhoid character in …

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Seattle Seahawks Honor Matt Mickunas As Delta Community Captain

The first time Washington resident Matt Mickunas donned a uniform was as a young boy scout 34 years ago. From there he quickly rose through the ranks of Eagle Scout to Sea Scout, then a student at the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps before signing his first enlistment contract at the age of 17. After serving for 24 years, …

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Three honored by county commissioners for their efforts at work

Longtime County Freeway Employee Jeff Grogan receives a golden shovel signed by his colleagues in honor of his retirement after 42 years in Porter County. AMY LAVALLEY / photo As Commissioner Laura Blaney, D-South said at the Porter County Commissioners Council meeting on November 2, “It’s good to start the meeting this way. “ “This way” was the public recognition …

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Lawmakers discuss challenges driving Maryland bus driver shortage

Faced with a nationwide shortage of school bus drivers, some Maryland county leaders and school district leaders are investing more money to raise driver wages. This content has been republished with permission from WTOP Information Partners at Maryland counts. Sign up for Maryland Matters Free Email Subscription today. Faced with a nationwide shortage of school bus drivers, some Maryland County …

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Create a culture of stewardship

If you call Rick Rottinghaus at the right time, you might be invited to his farm near Jesup, Iowa to help. Most likely, this will be a request to run an air seeder just behind the combine. “We can always use help if you’re available,” he jokes. But his real job is the constant improvement of the land he cultivates, …

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News of November 2, 1892

IONIA’S DAILY SENTINEL, NOV. 2, 1892 LOCAL LACONIQUE: An evening school will soon open in the shorthand department of the Poncher business school. Call soon and make arrangements to attend. The crossing from High Street to Center Street is in a terrible state in wet weather. There is no plank walk and pedestrians (sic.) Are forced to wade through the …

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STEM Connection uses curiosity in nature to make young scientists

On a gray and rainy fall day, fourth-grade students at Eastbrook Elementary School explore Moore Road Farm, located in the northwest side of Indianapolis. Discovery comes to life at STEM Connection, which sprang up on the 30-acre outdoor learning site in the summer of 2014 with a tent and port-a-potty and has reached 5,000 children a year, when there is …

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Video shows sperm whale spotted off the coast of Orange County

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif .– A boat tour company has shared video and photos of a recently spotted sperm whale off the coast of Orange County. Jessica Roame, education programs manager at Newport Coastal Adventure, said it’s not something they see often when they visit Newport Beach. A company captain said the Oct. 27 sighting 14 miles west of Newport Beach …

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Sloop Clearwater to undergo major repairs in Kingston – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is gearing up for a major overhaul this winter, including lifting its mainmast to inspect and restore the part of the boat’s spine it sits on, according to the organization. Over the next month, Clearwater will be hauled out of the water in Albany, placed on a barge and brought to Clearwater …

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Dr Jara is out, what’s next?

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – A necessary step or a step back for the Clark County School District? The day after the CCDS administrators voted to push Superintendent Jesus Jara away, attention is now focused on the future of the school district and who will lead it. “There is blood in the water. When you have a political job like this, …

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California judge rejects water deal for major agricultural supplier

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A California judge rejected a federal contract granting permanent access to U.S. government-controlled water for the nation’s largest agricultural water supplier, saying it lacked details on costs and appropriate public notice. Environmentalists had castigated the contract with the Westlands Water District as a friendly deal designed to benefit the agricultural interests of companies rather than environmental …

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Why Are So Many Michigan Water Supply Systems Finding Lead? They look harder

Recent violators include mid-sized towns like Royal Oak, small towns like Clare, and small vendors, including an apartment complex in the town of Hermansville, on the Upper Peninsula, which has failed six lead tests since. 2016. And not all violations pose the same threat to public health: in Royal Oak, for example, less than six percent of households get their …

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City candidates in general seek “respect”, “integrity” | News, Sports, Jobs

The Dunkirk Common Council will have a new general councilor after election day. Paul VanDenVouver did not run for re-election to the board seat. Republican David Damico, currently chairman of the Dunkirk Board of Education, will face Democrat Nick Weiser, professor of SUNY Fredonia, for the post. THE OBSERVER asked all candidates for the Common Council to answer three questions. …

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Tennessee town unveiled new statue in honor of enslaved troops

For the first time in the history of the town of Franklin, a statue now stands in the historic plaza in honor of the black slaves who enlisted in the American Colored Troops, a separate part of the Army of the ‘Union during the Civil War. The statue was unveiled on Saturday in a moving ceremony commemorating the troops and …

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Federal and State Education Officials Celebrate UNCW, DC Virgo and Wrightsville Beach Elementary for Green Initiatives

Friday, October 22, 2021 Federal and state education officials visited UNCW, DC Virgo Preparatory Academy and Wrightsville Beach Elementary School as part of a three-day Green Strides tour celebrating this year’s Green Ribbon winners . Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education, the North Carolina Department of Education and other dignitaries observed green initiatives in schools on October 21. The …

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Gov. Newsom Expands Drought Emergency Statewide, Urges Californians to Increase Water Conservation Efforts

Proclamation authorizes the National Water Board to ban unnecessary uses of water, bolstering conservation efforts SACRAMENTO – After the second driest year on record and with near-record storage in California’s largest reservoirs, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation extending the statewide drought emergency and urging Californians to step up their water conservation efforts as the western United States faces …

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Oysters: Raw delicacy or climate warrior?

Oyster farmer Ryan Bethea spends as much time behind the wheel of a refrigerated truck as he does on the water. Since 2015, Bethea has been raising salted shellfish on five acres in Westmouth Bay, an estuary off Harkers Island, North Carolina. All the hundreds of thousands of oysters cultivated on his farm, Caroline oysters, are sold in Tar Heel …

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