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Category: Protection :: Habitat Protection
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Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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A New Trump Rule Would Fast-Track Oil Pipelines Without Consideration of Climate Change 4.1.2020 Mother Jones
The Trump administration will soon make it easier for projects like oil pipelines and highways to get federal approval regardless of their environmental risks and effects on climate change, according to the New York Times. The administration is expected to gut the 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act by making more projects exempt from the environmental reviews […]
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'Coastal Disneyland project'? Groups debate plan to restore Ballona wetlands 23.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

A long-awaited restoration plan has inflamed the historic feud over the fate of the Ballona wetlands, a 600-acre preserve just north of LAX.

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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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Big money is building a new kind of national park to protect Montana's prairie 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In Montana, a former Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to create a massive, privately funded public park. Some ranchers oppose the American Prairie Reserve and say they can better conserve the land.
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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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Report: Minnesota is improving pollinator protections, but more work to be done 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota state agencies are taking steps to protect pollinators. But a report to the Environmental Quality Board indicates there’s more work to be done on improving pollinator habitat, reducing the use of pesticides harmful to insects and expanding public support for bees and butterflies.
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After Getting Whaled on by Environmentalists, the Trump Administration Is Helping a Vulnerable Sea Mammal 1.11.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration isn’t exactly heralded as a friend to nature’s creatures. It has, after all, rolled back Endangered Species Act protections, shrunk national monuments, and proposed opening the United States’ largest national forest up to logging and construction. But earlier this month, the administration announced it plans to designate more than 300,000 square nautical […]
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Policy News: October 21, 2019 21.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Natural Resources Committee Considers Bills to Boost Funding for Conservation, Create Wildlife Corridors Bill would provide $1.4 billion in dedicated funding. Congress House Science Committee advances scientific integrity legislation. Executive Branch Draft Environmental Impact Statement exempts the Tongass National Forest from 2001 Roadless Rule. Courts Federal judge blocks the implementation of ...
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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan
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Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Maurepas Swamp Diversion Selected as Priority in Gulf Restoration Plan
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Policy News: October 7, 2019 8.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Spending Bills Include Modest Increase for NSF, Interior Agencies NSF receives 3% increase. States Challenge New Endangered Species Act Regulations in Courts House Natural Resources Committee pushes a bill to reverse regulations; Congressional Western Caucus releases draft legislation to codify the new rules. Newest IPCC Report Highlights ‘Unprecedented and Enduring Changes ...
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MRGO Closure Has a Greater Impact on Coastal Restoration and Recovery Than Ever Imagined 5.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
MRGO Closure Has a Greater Impact on Coastal Restoration and Recovery Than Ever Imagined
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No additional hot spots detected in soil at edge of Rocky Flats where elevated plutonium reading was found 3.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A batch of soil samples collected from an area near where an elevated plutonium reading was discovered this summer on the periphery of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge tested well within government-defined acceptable risk thresholds for the deadly substance.
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You don’t have to drive all the way to Estes Park to see frisky elk. You can see them here in Denver, too. 27.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
You can never get enough frisky ellk in your life.
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RELEASE: Forests for Life: New Global Partnership Targets Planet’s Great Forests for Urgent Protection 25.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Forests for Life: New Global Partnership Targets Planet’s Great Forests for Urgent Protection Five Leading Environmental Organizations Join Forces to Help Curb Climate and Extinction Crises by Safeguarding World’s Intact Forests NEW YORK (September 25, 2019)—As the planet continues to warm and wildlife species vanish at an unprecedented rate, five leading environmental organizations have come together to target the world’s greatest undervalued and unprotected solution to the climate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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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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Land conservation key to bringing back Minnesota bird population 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Like the rest of the country, Minnesota is seeing a steep decline in population numbers for certain birds.
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National Estuaries Week 2019: Why it Matters and How to Celebrate 17.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
National Estuaries Week 2019: Why it Matters and How to Celebrate
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