Americans throw away 40 million tons of food each year. That number rose during the coronavirus pandemic. Many families have been cooking more frequently at home, which means more food purchas… Read more

John Benjamin and Susie Spikol of the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock will lead a late afternoon walk around the trails of Shieling Forest in Peterborough on Wednesday from… Read more

Keene’s community power plan, a key part of the city’s goal to reach 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030, will head to the City Council next month after receiving a unanimous recommendat… Read more

CHICAGO — Conservation groups are making another push to protect habitat for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee, a creature that once buzzed throughout much of the United States and today is an insect you’re lucky to spot at all. A federal lawsuit challenging a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to not designate critical habitat for the bee was filed last week by the Natural ... Read more

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The number of bald eagles — a species that once came dangerously close to extinction — in the United States has more than quadrupled over the last dozen years despite massive declines in overall bird populations, government scientists announced Tuesday. A new survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found that since 2009, when the last count was taken, the number of eagles had soared to an ... Read more

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The City Council has accepted a designation labeling Keene a “Bee City USA,” signifying the city’s commitment to conserving and supporting healthy habitats for pollinators. Read more

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