The environmental group Greenpeace has been stepping up its campaign against rainforest destruction. The organization is going after companies it says use materials from rainforest trees, including one with ties to Virginia.
In June, congressional staffers will gather to play the Bay Game, a new tool developed by professors at the University of Virginia. The game is growing in popularity and was most recently played by students from seven universities across Virginia.
More than 30 years ago, Montgomery County did something rather unusual to protect what was left of its rural character: It set aside a huge piece of land for agriculture. Laws have protected the land since then, but some worry they are also hindering other needs, like housing.
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