User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Problems :: Species Loss
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How citizen scientists can save the world 15.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Regular people can help professional researchers extend their reach.
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George, reclusive Hawaiian snail and last of his kind, dies at 14 8.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
While he was but one very lonely Achatinella apexfulva, his death takes place amid a crisis for Hawaii's native snails, whose populations have been decimated by invasive species.
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Policy News: January 7, 2019 7.1.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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45 Years After Nixon Signed It Into Law, the War on the Endangered Species Act Continues 28.12.2018 Mother Jones
Forty-five years ago, on December 28th, 1973, President Richard Nixon, a Republican, signed a piece of monumental environmental legislation, the Endangered Species Act, into law. At the time, Nixon issued a statement in support of protecting wildlife that most sitting Republicans wouldn’t dare make today: “Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than […]
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Why companies should pay for biodiversity 10.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's all a part of their bottom line.
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Nature in the Urban Century: Cities Can Offer Solutions for Biodiversity Loss – If We Act Now 27.11.2018 THE CITY FIX
This century will be remembered as the urban century. Our generation will witness the most significant urban growth in human history. By 2050, there will be 2.4 billion more people in cities, a rate of urban growth that is the ...
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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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Policy News: October 10, 2018 11.10.2018 EcoTone
  ESA Policy News In This Issue: Congress Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hold hear on EPA’s secret science rule. Executive Branch Interior Department issues it’s own ‘secret science policy’; Forest Service releases sage grouse amendments. Courts Courts uphold Atlantic marine national monument; uranium ban near the Grand Canyon. States Oregon governor touts plan ...
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You can't outproduce our environment 6.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Or, how this farmer chose regenerative agriculture over conventional growing.
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How to conserve half the planet without going hungry 5.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In order to preserve biodiversity, we need to protect land — land that's been resettled for agriculture.
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Mosquitoes genetically modified to crash species that spreads malaria 24.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Scientists demonstrate that a "gene drive" can rapidly spread a genetic mutation through a species, perhaps providing a potent new weapon against malaria. But there are plenty of skeptics.
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A Cornerstone for Coastal Restoration: The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion 12.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
A Cornerstone for Coastal Restoration: The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion
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Survival of the sluggish: Scientists find an upside to a low metabolism 25.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of 5 million years of mollusks suggests that laziness could be a good survival strategy: species that have gone extinct had higher metabolic rates than the ones that exist today.
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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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How an Ancient Extinction Foreshadowed the Planet’s Future 17.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In January, I stood in a ditch in the middle of nowhere in South Africa, and the summer sun beat down as I stared at a heap of grape soda-colored rocks. Bob Gastaldo, the paleontologist whose research team I had been following […]
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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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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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Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples 24.5.2018 LA Times: Science

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths.

But now the legend of "Nessie" may have no place left to hide. A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to...

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