On December 31 2020, the newsrack service will be shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it is time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

If you need to access any data, email me: subbu at newsrack.in

 
User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
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Biden needs to go beyond a Trump reset 24.11.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The president-elect has an opportunity to rebuild better than before.
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Elections in the West highlight divisions and diversity 19.11.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Justice, power and environment: The 2020 elections were defined by grassroots organizing and deep partisanship.
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How fossil-fueled politics undermined a backcountry compromise 13.11.2020 High Country News Most Recent
William Perry Pendley’s illegal stint as agency head undoes a first-of-its-kind land designation in Montana.
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A whistleblower speaks out over excavation of Native sites 12.11.2020 High Country News Most Recent
In California, archaeologists unearthed Indigenous burials 11 years ago, but the remains have yet to be repatriated.
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Maskless in Montana; stuck in a rut; hot pronghorn 1.11.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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Wolverines denied endangered species protections 16.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
USFWS: ‘If wolverines need snow, we think that there’s going to be enough snow out there for them.’
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Inhospitable, remote and compelling: The island swallowed by nowhere 14.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Alaska’s St. Matthew Island has had its share of human visitors, but none can remain long.
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We need to ‘see’ buffalo before we can restore them 5.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Buffalo were originally decimated to starve Indigenous peoples; now, their absence is starving out the land.
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Will a Biden administration be able to reverse Trump’s climate damage? 30.9.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Will a Biden administration be able to reverse Trump’s climate damage? Hannah Murphy Wed, 09/30/2020 - 01:00 This story originally appeared in Rolling Stone  and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story. When he talks about the Trump administration, David Doniger likes to say: "Imagine where we’d be if they knew what they were doing." The climate lawyer and senior adviser to the NRDC Action Fund spends his days defending the environment from the U.S. government, and for the past 3.5 years, that’s meant a front-row seat to the Trump administration’s relentless attacks on any regulation that’s meant to slow the  climate crisis .  But it’s also been a window into the hasty, sloppy and legally dubious ways that it's gone about it. "One of the hallmarks of this administration is how incompetently they’re doing this," says Doniger. "It shows up in how slowly they’ve been able to work, and how flimsy their legal ...
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Once a boom town, now a ghost town. Always a hometown. 28.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Over generations, the Soto family has lived through cycles of mining booms and the broken promises that come with them.
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Endangered pygmy rabbit population halved by fast-moving fire 28.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘Not all is lost.’
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Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter 21.9.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter Charles Orgbon Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:45 Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species. Corporate conservation campaigns used phrases such as "Save the [insert your favorite animal]," which have been catchy, effective and oddly similar to the language we’re now using to educate people about the status of Black life in America. The Disney Conservation Fund protects lions, elephants, chimpanzees and thousands of other species. Ben & Jerry’s brings awareness to declining honeybee populations. Coca-Cola appropriately is the longtime ally of the poster child for climate change, the polar bear. As a kid, I, too, was influenced by Coca-Cola’s messaging. At just 11, I thought I could stop global warming, so I created a blog with articles urging people, "Save the polar bears." No one challenged me by asking, "What about the tigers? The tigers...matter, too! All endangered species ...
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Tribal nations are decolonizing cultural protection 27.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A new book looks at a ‘third way’ for Indian law.
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How racism adversely affects wildlife, too 24.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New research exposes how systemic racism physically alters ecosystems for the worse.
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Who’s minding Montana’s abandoned oil and gas wells? 21.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Left-behind extraction wells pollute after drilling and pumping stops. One foundation gets proactive.
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Sage grouse face a new threat: Kanye West 19.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The famous artist’s Wyoming ranch highlights a conservation battle surrounding the important indicator species.
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The land-grant universities still profiting off Indigenous homelands 18.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
There are at least 16 land-grant universities making money from the expropriated Indigenous lands they retained from the Morrill Act.
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New bill would permanently protect 130,000 acres of Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine 5.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
President Trump proved monument designations can be easy to remove; a new piece of legislation seeks to change that.
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Colorado wolves 1.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
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Yellowstone grizzlies keep endangered species protections 10.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A court ruling disallows sport hunting the bears in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
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