User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Protection :: Habitat Protection
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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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Op-Ed: We have one chance to save a crucial portion of the L.A. River. Let's not blow it 30.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The L.A. City Council has unveiled three design concepts for the G2 parcel at Taylor Yards. One of them is a nonstarter for those who care about revitalizing the L. A. River.

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Policy News: July 29, 2019 29.7.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: 104th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in Louisville, KY Meeting plenaries and symposia explore the meeting theme “Bridging Communities and Ecosystems: Inclusion as an Ecological Imperative.” Honeybees in the Crosshairs EPA affirms the use of the pesticides chlorpyrifos and sulfoxaflor. Congress White House, Congressional leaders reach an agreement ...
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New House Bill Addresses Importance of Revenue for Louisiana Coastal Restoration 18.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New House Bill Addresses Importance of Revenue for Louisiana Coastal Restoration
Policy News: July 15, 2019 16.7.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Foreign Influence and Collaborations Under Scrutiny in Agencies and in the House National Defense Authorization Act NSF issues ‘Dear Colleague’ letter addressing foreign interference in research. Congress House passes 2020 National Defense Authorization Act including and foreign interference in science provision. Executive Branch A White House plan to critically review climate science ...
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California could end off-roading at Oceano Dunes as beach access battle heats up 9.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For generations, off-road vehicle riders have flocked to this windy stretch of the Central Coast to camp on the shore, build bonfires in the sand, and gun their engines in the only state park in California that allows motor vehicles on the beach and dunes.

And for nearly as long, the surfside playground...

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The U.S. wants to dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on the Farallon Islands. Biologists say it’s for the best 7.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For most humans, life on these jagged islands off the coast of San Francisco would be a nightmare: Waves lash the shore with treacherous force, the stench of guano fills the air, and the screech of seagulls is so loud that resident scientists wear earplugs to bed.

But wildlife thrive on “the Devil’s...

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This Wetland Restoration Project Will Help Keep the Gulf out of New Orleans 2.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This Wetland Restoration Project Will Help Keep the Gulf out of New Orleans
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Trail plans prompt first soil samples in 13 years at Rocky Flats 2.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The first soil sampling at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge in 13 years has started as trails and trail connections are contemplated and officials aim to show that contamination from decades of nuclear weapons manufacturing doesn't present a public health threat.
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Policy News: July 1, 2019 1.7.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Member Opportunities Action Alert: Ask your Members of Congress to raise the caps and restore funding for science. Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. House Bill Would Increase Funding for Ecological Science, Blocks Offshore Drilling, Pebble Mine NSF receives a 7% increase. House Science Committee Advances Harassment, Diversity Bills Bill would ...
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Hearing on wolves' protected status draws large, passionate crowds 26.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hearing was the only opportunity, anywhere in the country, for members of the public to give input in person on the federal proposal to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
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Should L.A. mountain lions get protection under California’s Endangered Species Act? 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As the mountain lions of Southern California approach what some experts call an “extinction vortex,” environmentalists are demanding that state officials grant the big cats protective status — a move that could potentially ban development on thousands of acres of prime real estate.

Mountain lions...

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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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