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Should we resurrect the American chestnut tree with genetic engineering? 25.6.2019 LA Times: Science
Genetic engineering could help save chestnuts and other trees threatened by pests, disease and climate change. But how much we should intervene in nature?
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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'Friendly' bacteria could help save frogs from disease 22.6.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A discovery by UK scientists could help save species such as the European common frog from extinction
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DNR commissioner: Connection to outdoors critical to health, conservation 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources told a group of lake advocates on Tuesday that it's her personal mission to connect more people with the outdoors.
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Sea Otters 'At Risk' From Low Genetic Diversity: 'This Is a Warning Sign, a Red Flag' 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea otter populations crashed during the fur trade, with as few as 1,000 remaining worldwide.
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Climate Change: Why are thousands of species facing extinction? 17.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Earth's biodiversity is decreasing at a faster rate than ever before. Why is this happening?
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Flood risks bring warnings for those living, playing near rivers in southwestern Colorado 10.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Officials in southwestern Colorado are warning tourists and residents to take precautions as the melting of this winter’s record snowpack is leading to flood risks.
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Art from invasive species creates conversations about conservation 7.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A traveling art studio lets people make paper with pulp created from an invasive grass. The artist hopes to spark interest in paper making and conversations about environmental issues.
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Good girl! These dogs are helping save habitats by finding rare turtles 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Iowa researchers have implemented an innovative method to help conserve a species that once thrived on the state's prairies — the ornate box turtle.
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Hitting Paris climate goals would save 759 lives in L.A. during huge heat wave, study finds 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For decades, climate scientists have been designing models to predict global warming’s long-term ecological effects: sea level rise, coral bleaching, extinctions of entire species.

Researchers have now taken a step that hits closer to home, characterizing for the first time how various climate...

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The 'Great Dying' nearly erased life on Earth. Scientists see similarities to today 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was the biggest extinction in Earth's history. A new Smithsonian exhibit notes that some of the same things that killed over 90 percent of ocean species 250 million years ago are happening now.
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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools 3.6.2019 Truthout.com
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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Science Won’t Save the Planet 29.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
We urgently need to wean ourselves off our addictive consumption, to stop identifying with the system that is killing us, writes Jonathan Cook.  By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net I don’t write much directly about climate collapse, even though by any measure it…Read more →
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Canadian Man Smuggled 4,700 Live Leeches In Carry-On Luggage, Officials Say 29.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ippolit Bodounov, of Niagara Falls, a city in Ontario, pleaded guilty last week to smuggling thousands of live, blood-sucking leeches on a flight from Russia to Toronto.
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After Years of Abuse, the Earth Has Sent Its Bill Collectors 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
We have to stop relying on our "Capitalism One" card to defer the true cost of what we exploit and consume.
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Leech smuggling: Canada fines man after 4,700 carried on plane 28.5.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The man was detained at Toronto airport last October and has been fined C$15,000 ($11,000).
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Man Caught With 5,000 Leeches in Flight Luggage 28.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The leeches were sniffed out by dogs at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
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Scientists Have More Bad News About the Oceans. They Found It by Looking in the Past. 27.5.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Plankton don’t get nearly the respect they deserve. These tiny organisms (phytoplankton being plant-like cells that produce much of the world’s oxygen, zooplankton being little animals) float around at the mercy of currents and form the very foundation of the […]
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Laser drones protect Scottish forests 25.5.2019 BBC: Technology
The drones use lidar to create a 3D picture to assess the health of what lies beneath the forest canopy.
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