User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Problems :: Habitat Loss
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Endangered Species Day: List of Most Threatened Animals in the World 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are 18 animals on the WWF's critically endangered list.
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Denver to help homeowners in 9 neighborhoods build low-income “granny flats” 14.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Under a new program, public agencies will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help West Denver homeowners build accessory dwelling units, also known as granny flats, on existing residential properties.
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UN report says nature is in worst shape in human history 6.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Extinction looms over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said -- and it's all because of humans. But it's not too late to fix the problem, the report said.
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Interstate 25 expansion south of Denver shows need for wildlife tunnels as officials track carnage 17.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Bears, deer, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals are dying, picked off at the rate of at least one a day by vehicles, as Colorado contractors widen Interstate 25 south of Denver to six lanes through wetlands and other wildlife habitat.
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A Quiet Milestone for a Man Who Brought Dignity to the Presidency 27.3.2019 Mother Jones
He has never sought great riches, or to capitalize on the presidency for personal gain. He lives in a home that is assessed for a lesser value than the armored Secret Service vehicle that sits outside it. Last week, at 94, Jimmy Carter became America’s oldest living former president, prompting praise for the human rights champion and […]
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Finding a haven at Tea Habitat, Alhambra's secret shop for tea geeks 13.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The only cure

I know

is a good ceremony,

that’s what she said.

—Lesley Marmon Silko, “Ceremony”

Looking around Imen Shan’s tiny, handsomely cluttered Tea Habitat in Alhambra for the first time, happiness rose up through me like daybreak. Shelves brimmed with small clay pots; palm-sized cups and...

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A tenacious bald eagle in Frederick illustrates wildlife’s fight to survive along Colorado’s increasingly developed Front Range 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Even for species that receive special protection under federal and state laws, survival is increasingly precarious as subdivisions and fossil-fuel production transform once-teeming wildlife habitat in Colorado to meet human needs.
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Gray wolves may lose federal endangered species protection under Trump administration initiative 7.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Wolves face a fresh push to strip away the federal protection that's helped them recover from near-extinction, while deer, antelope and moose may get government help in Colorado and other states to roam across increasingly fragmented habitat.
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To convey the real threat to wildlife, photographer Nick Brandt built fake human habitats in Africa 17.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

“This Empty World” is British photographer Nick Brandt’s latest series of pictures confronting the destruction of a fragile ecosystem in sub-Saharan Africa. For the first time, Brandt is using color to tell the story of an animal population that’s dwindling because of poaching and human population...

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He’s not just a former president. Jimmy Carter is also a nine-time Grammy nominee 8.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In the wee hours of a crisp, wet fall morning, hundreds of cars drove slowly over a dirt path in this tiny rural town then parked among a grove of trees. The occupants exited to line up in leisurely fashion to hear a man who would soon become one of the newest Grammy Award nominees.

Newest, perhaps,...

The Green New Deal Is Already Happening in One Portland Neighborhood 4.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It’s a cloudy gray day in Cully, a neighborhood in northeastern Portland, and the air is thick with the smell of burnt tires. The culprit? An asphalt manufacturing plant, where black rubble is piled into one long heaping mound, waiting to […]
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Ryan Zinke’s Real Legacy Is Rolling Back Environmental Protections and Cozying Up to Big Oil 2.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The question was about climate change—the man-made global crisis that Ryan Zinke, as a Montana state senator, once urged President Barack Obama to take action on, but in recent years has become willfully blasé about. “It appears that the world is laughing at […]
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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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Policy News: December 3, 2018 4.12.2018 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 3, 2018 4.12.2018 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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Protecting the 'sponge': Preserving forests in Mississippi headwaters boost water quality 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Experts say forests play a critical role in protecting the water quality of the Mississippi and the lakes and rivers in its watershed.
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Policy News: November 5, 2018 6.11.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF Bio Introduces One Proposal Cap per PI, ESA and Other Societies Respond  ESA urges NSF Director France Cordova to rescind the new policy. Voters to Weigh in on Salmon Habitat, Carbon Fee, Renewable Energy and more Environmental issues are on the ballot across the U.S. Congress Pennsylvania congressman ...
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Policy News: November 5, 2018 6.11.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF Bio Introduces One Proposal Cap per PI, ESA and Other Societies Respond  ESA urges NSF Director France Cordova to rescind the new policy. Voters to Weigh in on Salmon Habitat, Carbon Fee, Renewable Energy and more Environmental issues are on the ballot across the U.S. Congress Pennsylvania congressman ...
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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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