User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Protection :: Wildlife Corridor
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State to ask Colorado BLM to defer action on some oil, gas leases proposed in wildlife habitat 11.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State officials and conservationists want action delayed on at least some of the new federal oil and gas leases proposed in Colorado, citing potential impacts on deer, elk, greater sage grouse and a bird being considered for the endangered species list.
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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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Strong winds fuel Refuge fire in Kern County, estimated at 1,500 acres 8.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A brush fire broke out Tuesday evening at the Kern National Wildlife Refuge and grew to an estimated 1,500 acres in about an hour.

Firefighters were battling against strong winds in attempt to stop the forward progression of the Refuge fire, which was reported to be only 60 acres at 6:14 p.m. Tuesday.

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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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New Study Warns Of Extinction Threat For Southern California's Mountain Lions 22.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
They could vanish in 50 years – or be protected by "wildlife corridors," researchers say.
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As Southern California cougars near ‘extinction vortex,’ a radical rescue plan emerges 20.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The future is looking increasingly bleak for some Southern California mountain lions.

Urban encroachment, inbreeding, vehicle strikes, rat poison and wildfire have all taken their toll on cougars living in the Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains.

Now, research published Wednesday suggests there’s...

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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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Critics say border wall could harm wildlife corridors and sensitive desert terrain 21.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border cuts across sensitive desert and mountainous terrain. But environmental regulations are waived for wall construction, raising concerns about long-term damage.
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Energy Interests Could Destroy Wyoming Wildlife 19.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and Ensia, a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Wyoming is sprawling and sparsely populated, home to some of the most awe-inspiring, intact lands and ecosystems in North America. Tourists from all over the world flock to Yellowstone and Grand […]
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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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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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6 reasons why the practice of silvopasture will help save modern farming 4.8.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The ecological connectivity practice offers benefits to us all.
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Hell and polluted water: what holistic water management can do 7.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How the 'One Water' movement is successfully leveraging new practices to improve the health, and wealth, of cities and businesses.
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Bear attacks 5-year-old girl in Grand Junction early Sunday morning 13.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
A bear attacked a 5-year-old girl in Grand Junction early Sunday morning, leaving her with serious injuries.
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Beyond the reserve: managing the consequences of successful tiger conservation 18.4.2018 IUCN - News & Events
Effective protection for tigers within some wildlife reserves has caused their populations to rise and local habitat range to expand beyond these protected areas. This has led to escalating conflicts with humans, many of which have resulted in fatalities. Better management of the ‘buffer zones’ around reserves is the need of the hour, writes Poonam Dhanwatey, Indian wildlife conservationist known for her work mitigating human-tiger conflict and co-founder of the not-for-profit organisation Tiger Research and Conservation Trust. Each visit to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve evokes a smile at the realisation of how popular the reserve is. The once verdant forests of Central India, only parts of which are protected, contain sizeable breeding populations of tigers. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is one of six tiger reserves in Maharashtra state. It is surrounded by a sea of humanity, with a few strings of green corridors acting as a lifeline connecting it to other smaller reserves in the area. The odyssey of this ...
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For the first time Bengal govt to use radio collars to study tusker herds, reduce conflict with humans 30.3.2018 Kolkata – The Indian Express
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Wildlife corridor will connect O.C. coast to Cleveland National Forest 19.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Ground was officially broken last week on a $13-million effort to restore a wildlife corridor that will connect the Cleveland National Forest with Orange County wild coastal terrains.

The project, in the making for more than two decades, seeks to encourage biological diversity in the animals that...

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Interior Secretary Zinke launches push to save habitat for wildlife and boost hunting 12.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has launched an initiative to improve habitat and migration corridors for antelope, deer and elk.
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