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July 9, 2018 9.7.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Congress Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman releases Endangered Species Act legislation, Senate passes Farm Bill and legislative updates. Executive Branch EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns, US Fish and Wildlife Service proposes ending red wolf management program and more. Courts Rhode Island sues oil companies for climate change damages, ...
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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land 5.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carianne Campbell remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the Sonoran Desert. As a botany major in college, she joined a class field trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the southern border of Arizona, arriving and […]
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The Deepwater Horizon Spill Happened 8 Years Ago. The Ocean Still Hasn’t Recovered. 30.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster may have had a lasting impact upon even the smallest organisms in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists have found—amid warnings that the oceans around America are also under fresh assault as a result of environmental […]
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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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Ending Tropical Deforestation: Assessing the Timber Legality Strategy in Tackling Deforestation 27.6.2018 WRI Stories
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Ending Tropical Deforestation: Intact Tropical Forests: Log Them or Lose Them? 27.6.2018 WRI Stories
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Environmentalists file 2 more challenges to MN mine 25.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Environmental groups filed two more lawsuits Monday challenging the Interior Department's decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
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For Thriving Cities, People vs. Nature Is a False Choice 22.6.2018 THE CITY FIX
Municipal leaders face hundreds of difficult choices every day. With so many needs and worthy programs, how does one choose where to invest limited funding? In the face of pressing human needs, cities too often decide that funding for environmental ...
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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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The market for payment for ecosystems services is growing up 15.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
The decades-old policy idea was finally measured, and the ROI is apparent.
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Calling for a sea change in the business of oceans 14.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Let's reimagine the blue economy.
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Forced Migrants Make New Homes in Sanctuary Cities—With Nests, Burrows, and Dens 11.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Her name was Lola. No, not “L-O-L-A, Lola,” from the Kinks’ song, but a Mexican Redhead. Well, actually, not that either, it turned out. “We don’t really say that anymore,” the avian veterinarian said as he helped Lola out of her […]
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Ocean Conservation Is an Untapped Strategy for Fighting Climate Change 8.6.2018 WRI Stories
Ocean Conservation Is an Untapped Strategy for Fighting Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintMangroves protect coastlines from storms, waves and erosion. Photo by patjosse/Pixabay The ocean contributes $1.5 trillion annually to the overall economy and assures the livelihood of 10-12 percent of the world’s population. But there’s another reason to protect marine ecosystems—they’re crucial for curbing climate change. A Key Moment for the Ocean and Climate Action Today is World Oceans Day,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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They’re Here. They’re Queer. They’re Scientists. 5.6.2018 Mother Jones
Riding in on the rainbow wave of Pride Month, 500 Queer Scientists made its debut Monday as part database, part visibility campaign of LGBTQ people in STEM fields. With dozens of smiling queer faces against laboratory and outdoor backgrounds, the campaign—exclusively online at the moment—aims to promote inclusivity in science. “I would say that queer […]
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The Messy Universe Inside Plants Looks a Lot Like the Messy Universe Inside People 3.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In Corvallis, Oregon, Posy Busby works in a garden planted with 3,000 black cottonwood trees that represent 1,000 unique genetic specimens, each originally found somewhere on the West Coast of North America, from California to Canada. Cottonwoods are some of the […]
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Delhi govt wants adequate drinking water arrangements for birds, animals this summer 3.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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The future of the sea? How the ocean economy can fight plastic pollution. 1.6.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
Ocean plastic pollution could triple in a decade without action by the ocean economy. TOMRA CEO Stefan Ranstrand responds to the UK Government’s Foresight Future of the Sea report and explains how container deposit schemes and sensor-based recycling sorting could provide a solution.
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Dropping the ball: how the sports industry affects biodiversity 1.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Giulia Carbone of IUCN on how she works with key stakeholders to turn challenges in the sports industry into sustainable opportunities.
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Desert Bees Have Figured Out Something We’re All Going Need To Learn 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  A cluster of leafcutter bees are foraging for nectar and pollen on an unseasonably hot May morning in Bandelier National Monument, in northern New Mexico. Tiny, with few bright markings, they don’t look like bees at first—more like dark-colored buzzy insects. But […]
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Scientists plan to scour Loch Ness for the elusive monster’s DNA 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
"It really does resonate with people of all cultures all around the world,” said the project leader — a Nessie skeptic. “I honestly don't know why. "
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