When some Congolese, Angolan and other African immigrants arrive in Maine, they bring with them a passion for judo. Now, dozens of African judo students of all experience levels have found a place to pursue that passion at a Congolese-run martial arts program.
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There are currently only about 6,000, a 90% increase from just a couple years ago but still a drop in the bucket compared to what the state wants to see by the end of the decade.
To store greenhouse gases, Maine looks to protect more than 2 Rhode Islands' worth of forest by 2030
The ambitious 30 x 30 goal is part of President Biden's climate agenda. It's also a target in Maine, the most heavily forested state in the country. And there's cautious optimism the target can be met.
A western Maine climate activist on the importance of cleaning up the food and transportation systems
The Center for an Ecology-Based Economy is trying to get ahead of climate change by working on the issues of transportation, renewable energy, shelter and food.
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In her nearly 30 years in that post, Goucher helped develop the emergency alert system that provides vital information to Mainers, and often defended the public's right to know before legislators and the courts.
In this week’s Pulse: A 2022 gubernatorial race that's expected to shatter state spending records, consumer-owned utility effort falls short – for now, Run Troy Run is officially done, a new bill aimed at campaign spending reporting, and what's coming up next week in the Legislature.
The state CDC warns that there are probably more cases that aren't being counted during the omicron surge.
The median home price in Maine reached $299,000 last year, an almost 17% increase over 2020. But real estate sales across the state were up 2.4%, according to a recent analysis of Maine listings.
The debate that went late into the evening highlighted a contrast between Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King on an issue that's animated national and local politics ever since the riots at the U.S. Capitol took place a year ago.
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Kai Forsyth relished being the only passenger on a flight from London to Orlando. But his solo trip highlights the wastefulness of near-empty flights that environmentalists are trying to ban.
The annual march in Washington, D.C., occurs around the anniversary of the Roe decision. This year, as the Supreme Court considers overturning some of its protections, protesters say they feel hope.
If nations don't address high greenhouse gas emissions, by the 2080s, all but one of the 21 cities that previously hosted the Winter Games would be able to do so again, a new study has found.
"You have to find ways to live a normal life," says a mother of four in Kyiv. She and her family keep their car full of fuel and plan to take refuge in a village outside the capital if Russia attacks.
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