User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Problems :: Habitat Loss
Last updated: Dec 20 2018 22:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Op-Ed: L.A. has one tidal wetland left. Activists are too busy fighting each other to save it 16.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Instead of working together to save the Ballona wetlands, local environmentalists have taken the site hostage in an ideological battle.

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Policy News: December 16, 2019 16.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 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 ...
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Opinion: Birds are vanishing from North America. There's a way to bring them back 12.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

As humans destroy and fracture habitat, birds leave or perish. But habitat can be restored, and with it, the population of birds.

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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 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 ...
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At a Protest in Arizona, Border Communities Are Fighting Trump’s Wall 24.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On a Saturday morning in early November, Edwina Vogan and a few of her friends drove over two hours from the Phoenix suburbs to southern Arizona to protest new wall construction at the US-Mexico border. By the time […]
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A Beautiful World: Roadless wilderness under attack 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For two decades the roadless rule has protected millions of acres of pristine national forests from road construction, mining, and logging. The policy is now threatened by new proposed laws.
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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep advocates sue over plans to build Vail worker housing on animals’ habitat 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Lawsuit seeks re-do after Vail officials approved construction of housing where herd of bighorn sheep forages during winter
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Denver’s favorite penguins are getting a new home 25.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Who doesn’t love the penguins at the Denver Zoo? They’re cute, wear feather tuxedos and, thanks to their charisma, always provide entertainment for guests. By spring 2020, they’ll have a new home within the zoo. Construction on a new African penguin habitat begins in November in the Benson Predator Ridge by the front entrance, the […]
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Why is Bristol Bay’s salmon run so resilient? 24.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Why is Bristol Bay’s salmon run so resilient?
Editorial: Climate change is wiping out California's Joshua trees. Of course we should protect them 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Scientists have repeatedly warned that hotter, drier conditions being fueled by climate change are causing mature western Joshua trees to die off, and fewer younger ones are able to grow to replace the dwindling population.

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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Small strips of nature in just the right places can keep plants from going extinct 27.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Improving habitat connectivity may be a powerful tool for restoring lost plant biodiversity in fragmented ecosystems, a nearly two-decade study shows.

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Policy News: September 23, 2019 24.9.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: North American bird populations decrease an estimated 30% in 50 years Common bird species severely impacted. Senate Appropriations Bills Include Increases of Department of Energy and Agricultural Research Programs The Department of Energy’s Office of Science receives a 9.6% increase. Administration Finalizes EIS for drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The House ...
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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Trump to Lift Logging Restrictions in America's Largest National Forest: A Climate Change Threat 'Like the Fires Burning in the Amazon,' Warns Expert 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest moves could potentially open up more than half of Alaska's Tongass National Forest to logging, mining and energy projects.
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This rat is foiling developers' plans to capitalize on a weaker Endangered Species Act 22.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

As developers lobby the Trump administration for endangered species relief, California is moving to backstop wildlife threatened by federal rollbacks, including the San Bernardino kangaroo rat.

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Editorial: Why did the mountain lion cross the 405 Freeway? 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

If we want L.A.'s mountain lions to survive and find new territory, we need to make crossing roads easier for them.

California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up 31.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

Clean energy projects in the Central Valley could help California hit its climate change goals.

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Vail housing proposal spotlights growing threat to Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep habitat 27.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's declining bighorn sheep population faces increased competition as Vail developers plan to build worker housing on habitat east of town, a conflict pitting economic interests at a ritzy mountain resort against wildlife in once-pristine high country.
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