Environment
Angela Lu

Long land battle

Environment | Environmentalists and an aggressive federal government are trying to remove ranchers from federal lands they have used for generations
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/14/14, 01:00 am

Two coils of rope and a cowboy hat hang on bull horns mounted over Wayne Hage Jr.’s desk, the rest of his office dedicated to shelves upon shelves of law books. In the evening at his generator-powered Nevada ranch, Hage and his sister Ramona Morrison engage in repartee on court cases and property laws, as his three young children roast marshmallows in the living room fireplace.

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Cargo ships import major pollution at Chinese ports

Environment
by Rob Holmes
Posted 10/31/14, 01:30 pm

Environmentalists often call China’s air pollution problem “Airpocalypse.” China ranks in the top tier of countries with health-hazardous air. And a recent U.S. study on Chinese maritime activity shows the biggest cause of air pollution in major Chinese port cities is what brings in their wealth—cargo ships. 

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Down with English ivy!

Environment
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/12/14, 08:38 am

Enough is enough! July 4 celebrated independence from England, but today, July 12, is a day to repel the aggression of English ivy!

A WORLD reader sent me an article from a county newsletter: 

“You are invited to join members of the Georgia Native Plant Society on Saturday, July 12th, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., to help make the park what it once was. Imagine when Native Americans managed the land we now call Heritage Park: There was no English ivy, Asian wisteria, Japanese honeysuckle, or Chinese privet.”

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