User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Protection :: Habitat Protection
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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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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Interior Department has released its final plans to allow a pristine Alaska wildlife refuge to be leased for oil drilling.

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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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Heartbreaking Image of Strangled Sea Turtle on Alabama Beach Featured in Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Beach Waste" by photographer Matthew Ware shows a Kemp's ridley sea turtle trapped by a fatal noose that is attached to a washed up beach chair on Alabama's Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.
New soil samples from inside the Rocky Flats refuge show low plutonium levels 7.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Forty-eight soil samples taken inside the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge in June revealed no elevated levels of plutonium, according to results released by officials at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Friday.
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Florida Woman Bitten by an Alligator After Stepping on It Thought It Was a Log 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Kelsey Pollack of West Palm Beach had a narrow escape after she stepped on the creature.
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Where to see California condors in the wild 6.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Southern California places where you can watch these big birds, which were brought back from the brink of extinction

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National Wildlife Day: Most Endangered Species and How You Can Help 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A landmark U.N. report recently warned that one million species around the world are at risk of extinction due to human pressures and climate change.
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Recent soil samples suggest Rocky Flats still unsafe, environmental groups contend 4.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Recent developments such as higher plutonium levels found at Rocky Flats prove the former nuclear weapons plant is still not safe for the public, a coalition of environmental groups contend in newly filed court documents.
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Island cleanup nets trash left behind by Mille Lacs anglers 2.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A recent cleanup of two islands in Mille Lacs Lake could help prevent native birds from drowning in junk left behind by messy anglers.
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It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward extinction 1.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of protecting confiscated pangolins -- already critically endangered -- a local government body is accused of sending them back to smugglers.

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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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