User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Habitat Loss
Last updated: Aug 30 2018 16:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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New Endangered Species Act rules open door to looser protections 14.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The new implementation guidelines relax habitat protections and favor development.
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After nearly going extinct, Washington’s pygmy rabbits need room to grow 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Recovering the endangered rabbits will test society’s willingness to let nature reclaim a landscape.
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As grizzly bears proliferate in Montana, tourists follow 26.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A small community navigates the challenges posed by enthusiastic bear-watchers.
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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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Development plans test a decade-old conservation deal 7.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Brokers of an agreement to protect undeveloped land in California are reconsidering.
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When it comes to habitat, having an edge is not a good thing 30.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The side effects for biodiversity and species conservation aren't usually positive. Here are four ways that businesses can mitigate the impact.
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How to effectively design for a biodiverse, urban future 29.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
We need to make our city areas more welcoming to wildlife. Here are five ways we can do so.
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Here's how Paris is building the eco-community of the future 20.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The Clichy-Batignolles eco-district aims to set a new standard in sustainable urban design.
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More energy development slated for prime sage grouse habitat 12.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump administration will allow oil and gas leasing in key sagebrush lands.
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More roads in grizzly bear habitat means more deaths 10.1.2018 Environmental News Network
It’s simple math, says a University of Alberta conservation biologist. More roads equals fewer grizzly bears.In a recent study examining a non-invasive DNA (hair collection) dataset of grizzly bear activity in British Columbia, Clayton Lamb and his colleagues determined what scientists have long suspected: higher road density leads to lower grizzly bear density—a critical problem for a species still rebounding from a long period of human persecution.
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Interior revokes climate change and mitigation policies 5.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Many regulations were axed because they are ‘burdens’ to energy development.
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Zinke’s new sage grouse plans ignores years of work 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The changes adhere with Trump’s goals of energy dominance on public lands.
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Drilling, Drilling, Everywhere: Will the Trump Administration Take Down the Arctic Refuge? 9.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
(Photo: Robynm ; Edited: LW / TO)   The stories at Truthout equip ordinary people with the facts and resources to create extraordinary change. Support this vital work by making a tax-deductible donation now. What happens in the Arctic doesn't just stay up north. It affects the world, as that region is the  integrator  of our planet's climate systems, atmospheric and oceanic. At the moment, the northernmost places on Earth are  warming  at more than twice the global average, a phenomenon whose impact is already being felt planetwide. Welcome to the world of  climate breakdown  -- and to the world of Donald Trump. The set of climate feedbacks contributing to further warming in the Arctic are about to be aided and abetted by President Trump, his Interior Department, and a Republican-controlled Congress. The impact of their decisions will be experienced around the world. While the United States is still recovering from the deaths, suffering, and devastation caused by extreme hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and ...
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An ‘ill-conceived’ road through Alaskan wilderness 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump administration’s backdoor land swap could set a dangerous precedent.
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Seabed mining can decide the fate of the deep ocean 28.9.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Calls grow for the disclosure about the environmental consequences of extracting valuable minerals from the ocean floor.
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How satellite imagery is transforming conservation science 27.9.2017 GreenBiz.com
High-resolution earth imagery is enabling ecologists to more accurately account for wildlife populations, deforestation, illegal mining and other changes in the landscape.
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In California, conservationists face off with vineyard owners 5.9.2017 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's vines versus old-growth forests, a biodiversity debate with consequences for steelhead trout, mountain lions and spotted owls.
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Interior overhauls sage grouse conservation 24.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How big a role do industry concerns play in potential rewrite of management plans?
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Sage grouse changes; Superfund funding; Sacrificial sea lions 21.8.2017 Current Issue
HCN.org news in brief.
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"Women in Wood" promotes women in an industry dominated by men 16.8.2017 TreeHugger
As the need for more sustainably harvested wood grows, we are going to need a lot more women working in the business.
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