User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Hunting and Poaching
Last updated: Aug 22 2019 19:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bobcats persevere despite human encroachment 22.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In the face of hunting pressure and loss of habitat, bobcats prove themselves resilient — and aren’t above raising their young in rural backyards.
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Washington’s giant sea snail still needs saving 14.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state’s pinto abalone population is 97% lower today than in 1992. Will adding it to endangered species list help?
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The key to endangered species recovery? Communication. 15.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A retired federal biologist says Trump’s Interior Department is more business as usual than critics claim.
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How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison 15.4.2019 Current Issue
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
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Online privacy is for the birds 11.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As wildlife sharing apps proliferate, unintended consequences threaten endangered species.
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The disease devastating deer herds may also threaten human health 9.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists are exploring the origins of chronic wasting disease before it becomes truly catastrophic.
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Why bulldoze one of the wildest places on Earth? 18.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump administration wants a road built through an Alaska wildlife refuge for medical needs – but commerce may be the real reason.
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Should energy interests outweigh wildlife? 17.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In Wyoming, Trump’s energy dominance mandate could irreparably devastate mule deer migrations.
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Sportsmen flex their political muscles 11.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In the midterms, public land access issues helped several candidates nab governorships.
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It’s time to start eating roadkill 2.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Salvaging meat in Alaska is commonplace. Can it catch on in the Lower 48?
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Eating roadkill is an Alaska tradition. What about the Lower 48? 2.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Salvaging meat is catching on across the West, thanks to shifting laws and beliefs.
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Update: Record number of endangered wolves found dead 24.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The U.S. recovery program for Mexican gray wolves continues to struggle.
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Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
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What conserving rhinos taught me about climate economics 26.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
It's simple economics.
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How can a wireless network help both rhino resilience and water quality? 14.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
They're called low-power wide-area networks — LPWANs — and they're changing how we can collect data.
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How leveraging social norms can promote ethical timber use 8.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
People love trees and know that deforestation is harmful. So how do we truly put an end to it?
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Interior cancels decades-old protections for migratory birds 26.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The rollback prompts broad opposition from former officials from both political parties.
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The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm 18.1.2018 Truthout.com
The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of public land, says Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. Spivak discusses why the largest delisting of protected federal lands in US history will harm species, waters and exacerbate climate change. Who are the powerful funders behind Truthout? Our readers! Help us publish more stories like this one by making a tax-deductible donation. In December, Trump  announced  that he would shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah by 85 percent and 46 percent respectively. The announcement came after Trump had ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in April to review 27 national monuments created since 1996 that were 100,000 acres or larger, and Zinke subsequently recommended that these and other monuments be reduced. Trump's move represents the  largest  delisting of protected federal lands in US history, removing 2 ...
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Hope rises for critically endangered monkey thanks to conservation efforts 18.1.2018 TreeHugger
The Myanmar snub-nosed monkey may survive because of work by communities, NGOs and the Myanmar and Chinese governments.
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Can Hunters and Activists Team Up to Phase Out Lead Bullets? 11.1.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Truthout takes zero advertising money -- instead we rely on readers to sustain our site. Will you join the thousands of people who fund our work? Make a donation by clicking here! For centuries, hunters have relied on lead ammunition to quickly and humanely kill game, but with each shot they release a potentially lethal poison into the environment, threatening vulnerable animal populations. While harmless to humans, the gut piles and carcasses hunters regularly leave behind often contain lead fragments, which can be deadly for scavengers who eat them, particularly raptors like bald and golden eagles, California condors and turkey vultures. Consequently, a seemingly unlikely alliance between sportspeople and environmental activists has formed to tackle the issue by advocating for copper and other non-lead options and promoting hunters as environmental stewards.  Hunter Russell Kuhlman, who serves as the Institute for Wildlife Studies' non-lead ammunition outreach coordinator for California, says, "I think ...
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