conservation http://kbia.org en Obama Proposes Creation Of World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary http://kbia.org/post/obama-proposes-creation-worlds-largest-ocean-sanctuary President Obama unveiled a proposal on Tuesday that would create the world's largest ocean sanctuary south and west of Hawaii,<em><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-will-propose-vast-expansion-of-pacific-ocean-marine-sanctuary/2014/06/16/f8689972-f0c6-11e3-bf76-447a5df6411f_story.html?tid=sm_fb"> The Washington Post</a></em> and <a href="http://mtstandard.com/business/obama-to-create-world-s-largest-ocean-preserve/article_6b07fbae-1417-5026-be04-2972ff85e8ff.html">The Associated Press</a> are reporting.<p>According to the outlets, Obama intends to expand a sanctuary created Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:57:00 +0000 editor 54683 at http://kbia.org Obama Proposes Creation Of World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary State Senate proposes constitutional amendment to grow conservation commission http://kbia.org/post/state-senate-proposes-constitutional-amendment-grow-conservation-commission <p>Missouri senators are proposing a state constitutional amendment that would double the size of the Conservation Commission and make it geographically diverse.</p><p><o:p></o:p></p><p>The commission oversees the Department of Conservation which is currently made up of four members, with no more than two from the same political party. Members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate.<o:p></o:p></p><p>The proposed change in the state Constitution would expand the commission to eight members and require that they be from different areas of Missouri.<o:p></o:p></p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 17:18:32 +0000 Associated Press 7146 at http://kbia.org State Senate proposes constitutional amendment to grow conservation commission Under the Microscope: November 10, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-10-2011 <p>This week on the show: a popular conservation program may fall victim to the 2012 Farm Bill. Plus, robot tractors.</p><p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:05:32 +0000 Kyle Deas 3391 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 10, 2011