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Why the U.S. and others are spending billions to protect forests

Forests straddling the equator are critical to a stable climate because they store vast amounts of carbon, and a new study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions of dollars to keep those forests intact.

Turkey purge: EUA condemns move on university deans

The European University Association has "strongly and unconditionally" condemned the forced resignation of hundreds of deans from higher education institutions in Turkey in the wake of the failed coup attempt in the country.

How to restore an urban river? Los Angeles looks to kind out

Officials are moving ahead with a major revitalization of the Los Angeles River – removing miles of concrete along its banks and re-greening areas now covered with pavement.

After backtracking, Dowling College closes for good

Dowling College administrators decided this week to close the Oakdale-based school down for good following on-again, off-again plans to shutter the debt-ridden 48-year-old private institution that’s losing its accreditation next month.

Why business leaders are cheering the new Natural Capital Protocol

Business leaders convened last week in London to launch the first global Natural Capital Protocol, a standardized framework which aims to help managers around the world better value nature in their decision-making.

Republican convention in turmoil as anti-Trump delegates protest

The Republican National Convention was in an uproar on Monday after opponents of presumptive U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump failed in their effort to hold a roll-call vote in opposition to his candidacy.