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Policy News: June 17, 2019 17.6.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: NSF BIO Advisory Committee Considers NEON User Engagement, No-deadline Policy A subcommittee tasked with understanding the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) user engagement recommended the formation of a separate entity for community user engagement. Member Opportunities Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. Congress House Science Committee holds hearings on IPBES Global ...
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A new strategy is saving endangered California sea turtles from deadly fishing nets 10.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In Southern California the inherent tension between conservation and fisheries is evident in the trade-off between the need to protect endangered sea turtles from getting caught in fishing nets and the importance of commercial swordfish as a source of income and livelihood for California fishers.

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Report Report: Climate risk, biodiversity, natural capital and plastic 4.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology.
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How carbon markets can boost biodiversity and slow climate change 29.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Here’s where markets stand now — and how we move them forward quickly.
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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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Citing Methane Waste Concerns Absent State and Federal Standards, Conservation Groups File Protest on New Mexico Lease Sale 28.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Citing Methane Waste Concerns Absent State and Federal Standards, Conservation Groups File Protest on New Mexico Lease Sale
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Many businesses at sea when it comes to water stewardship 24.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Concerns over scarcity and quality are rising. More companies are pledging action, but fewer have shared details of their plans.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Tell Congress: Protecting Wildlife isn't Partisan 22.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Tell Congress: Protecting Wildlife isn't Partisan
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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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Trump’s Interior Secretary ‘Not Losing Sleep’ Over Record High CO2 16.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Atmospheric CO2 has now passed 415 parts per million.
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Lawmakers crafting budgets turn to dedicated funds 15.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some environmental groups say lawmakers are turning with greater frequency to the dedicated Legacy and lottery funds to cover expenses that had, in earlier years, been paid for through more traditional means.
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Trump Plans to End Endangered Species Protections, Disregards UN Report 11.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“We didn’t start doing them to not do them,” David Bernhardt said of his policies to limit protections for threatened animals and to factor the cost to corporations into protecting endangered species in an interview with The Washington Post published Friday.
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DNR officer wasn't wearing life jacket before fatal fall in lake 9.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The water temperature was about 40 degrees and neighbors reported seeing large chunks of floating ice, but an inspection of the boat found nothing that would have contributed to the accident, sheriff's investigators said Thursday.
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After relocating oaks on protected land, a couple is on the hook for nearly $600,000 9.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When Toni and Peter Thompson decided to build a new home on their 34-acre property, they wanted to make it and their surrounding buildings more beautiful by adding greenery.

The Santa Rosa couple didn’t look far. They hired contractors who excavated three heritage oak trees to move from one part...

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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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Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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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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Human activities could erase 1 million of our fellow species 7.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

It’s hard to imagine a more dire assessment of what we humans have done to the world than the 1,500-page United Nations report released Monday in Paris that says, among other things, that our collective activities have put some 1 million plant and animal species at risk of extinction, many within...

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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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