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Cruising with dogs brings both joy and challenges.
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This is harsh irony, after all Florence survived in a career offshore. Je vous souhaite des vents favorables.
Florence Arthaud, the first woman to win the prestigious Route du Rhum trans-Atlantic sailing race, was killed when two helicopters filming a European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina. She was 57. Arthaud, one of France's most beloved sportswomen, earned the nickname "the...
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Regardons les neiges d'antemps.  Ou sont-elles?
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The disposable plastic bag industry has spent a ton of money to derail the California ban on their products. No one wants to see people lose jobs, but there are some industries that cannot in good conscience be defended, and this is one of them. Hilex Poly, Superbag Corp., Advance Polybag, Formosa Plastics -- stop spending money to defeat progress. Spend it to retool and make something you can be proud of, something that does good, not harm. One way or the other, disposable plastic bags are a lost cause.
Plastic bag manufacturers and other opponents of a California law phasing out plastic bags gathered enough valid voter signatures to qualify a referendum on the law, the secretary of state’s office said Tuesday.
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Every body of water big enough to hold some boats is worth knowing about. Here's a sketch of Long Island Sound.
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Turns out there's still plenty to pay attention to, even without halyards and sheets to tend.
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Well worth the full listen.
Al Gore has three questions about climate change and our future. First: Do we have to change? Each day, global-warming pollution traps as much heat energy as would be released by 400,000 Hiroshima-class atomic bombs. This trapped heat is leading to stronger storms and more extreme floods, he says: "Every night on the TV news now is like a nature hike through the Book of Revelation." Second question: Can we change? We've already started. So then, ...
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The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. We get it. This is your cheat sheet.
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Eugenie Clark, a marine biologist and ichthyologist, who died on Wednesday, helped the public understand and appreciate the much maligned shark.
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