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Declaration of Unusual Mortality Event a Serious Concern and Further Investigation Needed 15.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Declaration of Unusual Mortality Event a Serious Concern and Further Investigation Needed
Donald Trump Is Sending Park Rangers to the Border to Help Enforce His Immigration Policies 3.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In southern Nevada, where the Mojave meets the Great Basin Desert, two US Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement officers are responsible for patrolling the entire Desert National Wildlife Refuge complex. Their job comes with a diverse set of […]
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Coastal recovery and resilience: bringing a damaged wetland back to life 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative methods to revive a badly damaged salt marsh.
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The toll of tourism: Can Southeast Asia save its prized natural areas? 29.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From Thailand to Bali, a huge increase in tourists, many from China and other rapidly developing economies, is straining sensitive ecosystems to the breaking point. Some countries are trying to control the boom, with a few closing popular destinations to allow damaged areas to heal.
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Policy News: May 28, 2019 29.5.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Appropriations Bills Propose Funding Increases for Ecological Science NSF receives a seven percent increase. Senate appropriations process remains stalled. Member Opportunities Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. Attend ESA communications training in Flagstaff, AZ. Call for emerging policy issues. Congress House Natural Resources Committee holds hearing on IPBES Global Assessment ...
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Native leaders join climate activists targeting BP’s Denver HQ over plans to drill in Arctic 21.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Native Gwich'in leaders joined climate activists in Denver, London and Aberdeen, Scotland, on Monday to demand the fossil fuels giant BP back off plans to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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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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Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year — it's time to protect them 10.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Ecosystems at risk can provide valuable services if they are preserved — now.
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East Africa’s Wildebeest Migrations Face Extinction. We Must Act Urgently. 8.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists have found extreme declines in the number of migrating wildebeest in the region.
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Imperial Irrigation District Approves Easement for Salton Sea Conservation Project 7.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Imperial Irrigation District Approves Easement for Salton Sea Conservation Project
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Policy News: May 6, 2019 7.5.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibit Highlights the Importance of NSF, Funding for Basic Research ESA exhibit highlights the Hubbard Brook Long Term Ecological Research site. White House Releases New Information Quality Act Guidance, Echoes “Secret Science” Policies Memo requires agencies to publicly post code used to build models cited in decision-making. ...
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This Massive Coastal Restoration Project Will Defend Southwest Louisiana 2.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This Massive Coastal Restoration Project Will Defend Southwest Louisiana
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6 Recent Signs of Hope for the Ocean 1.5.2019 WRI Stories
6 Recent Signs of Hope for the Ocean Comments|Add Comment|PrintCoral reef at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by US Fish and Wildlife Service/Flickr It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs. However, there is a lot to celebrate when you look more closely at ocean-related developments. Over the past few years, the ocean has been rising rapidly on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Idaho, Utah seek to defend Trump drilling plan lawsuit over sage grouse 30.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Two states are seeking to intervene on the side of the federal government after four conservation groups asked a judge to immediately halt drilling, mining and other activities to protect habitat for a ground-dwelling bird in seven Western states.
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Killing Migratory Birds Has Been a Crime for Decades. Not Anymore. 14.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Under Republican and Democratic presidents from Nixon through Obama, killing migratory birds, even inadvertently, was a crime, with fines for violations ranging from $250 to $100 million. The power to prosecute created a deterrent that protected birds and enabled government to hold […]
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Western Monarch Butterfly Report Identifies Urgent Opportunities for Conservation 2.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Western Monarch Butterfly Report Identifies Urgent Opportunities for Conservation
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A key to peace in Afghanistan? Consider conservation, says one scientist 31.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Alex Dehgan, a former State Department official who ran the Wildlife Conservation Society's Afghanistan program, argues science diplomacy can play a key role in rebuilding the country.
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Earth Hour: Landmarks in L.A. and around the world are going dark to promote energy conservation 31.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles City Hall will be among several area landmarks to go dark Saturday night in observance of Earth Hour, an annual international event that is intended to promote energy conservation and support action on climate change.

The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, the Gateway pylons at LAX and...

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Plan to remove gray wolves from Endangered Species Act sparks battle 28.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and environmentalists are at war over the agency’s latest plan to strip gray wolves of their federal protections and turn management of the often-reviled predators over to states and tribes.

“If the agency’s proposal gets finalized, we will see them in court,”...

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Planting trees only works if the restored forests stand for more than 10 or 20 years 20.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Ecological resoration is supposed to help damaged and deforested ecosystems recover — but early-stage forests aren't the same as mature ones.
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