User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: Sep 25 2017 19:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Human activities could trigger an altered pattern of evolution similar to what occurred 66 million years ago, when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving birds as their only descendants. 
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Could Condors Return to Northern California? 21.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A study of lead exposure indicates condors could one day return to Northern California.
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A military legacy loosens its grip on a landscape 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Plans for Colorado’s Camp Hale balance restoration and commemoration.
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Farming in Alaska is increasingly possible 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Longer growing seasons and food scarcity are turning more people to agriculture.
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Are backyard eggs really that dangerous? 12.9.2017 TreeHugger
With an increase in salmonella cases this year, health officials are pointing the finger at hobby farmers, which isn't entirely fair.
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Young birds suffer in the city 8.9.2017 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
City life is tough for young birds. But if they survive their first year, they are less susceptible to the effects of stress, according to research from Lund University in Sweden.
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A human-caused wildfire burns Oregon’s Columbia Gorge 8.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Pacific Northwest, data shows people burn the places they love.
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As sportsmen watch Zinke, disillusionment replaces hope 7.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Concerns are rising that the Interior Secretary’s actions won’t match his rhetoric.
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Swapping the classroom for the field: my summer internship with The Nature Conservancy 6.9.2017 TreeHugger
As summer comes to an end, high school intern, Sam, recounts many firsts in nature – including getting up close and personal with osprey.
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Immigrant 'Dreamers' - And Their Bosses - Wait Anxiously For Trump Decision 5.9.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
“DACA literally changed my life. I really don’t know where I would be without it.”
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A return to the Snake River 4.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Taking a trip down the undammed section of Hells Canyon.
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After its dams came down, a river is reborn 4.9.2017 Current Issue
A look at the Elwha unleashed.
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Will Utah dam the Bear River? 4.9.2017 Current Issue
The Wasatch Front faces drier times and a growing population, threatening the Great Salt Lake.
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Who's Behind Fossil Fuel Extraction? It's Not Just Republicans 2.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Though many see the Paris Accord as President Obama's shining moment for the environment, the plan to speed the construction of fossil fuel infrastructures cast a shadow over the US's well-publicized but halfhearted participation in the agreement. The trend has only continued under Trump. (Photo: David McNew / Getty Images) Obama's signing of the Paris agreement and Trump's withdrawal from it signal different priorities, but the steady expansion of fossil fuel development and infrastructure proceeded apace under Obama and continues under Trump. As the need to avoid contamination and deter climate change grows more urgent, we should look beyond self-styled climate heroes from either party and hold all elected officials equally accountable. Though many see the Paris Accord as President Obama's shining moment for the environment, the plan to speed the construction of fossil fuel infrastructures cast a shadow over the US's well-publicized but halfhearted participation in the agreement. The trend has only ...
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National monuments protect meaning, not just landscapes 2.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
If Bears Ears shrinks, it will be to our national cultural detriment.
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Decades of community action brings a disappearing frogmouth back from the brink 1.9.2017 Planet Ark News
A joint effort by Queensland's Sunshine Coast Council and local volunteers has kept the marbled frogmouth in the Blackall range and promoted awareness about the tawny frogmouth's smaller cousin.
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Bahamian Songbirds Disappeared During Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition 30.8.2017 Environmental News Network
Two species of songbirds that once made a home in the Bahamas likely became extinct on the islands because of rising sea levels and a warmer, wetter climate, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Riverside and the University of Florida, Gainesville. The study, which was published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, presents a historical view of how climate change and the resulting habitat loss can affect Earth’s biodiversity.
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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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Under new Interior Department plan, sage grouse will suffer 15.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New policies will prioritize oil and gas leasing over habitat.
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