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Policy News: January 22, 2019 23.1.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Federal Government Shutdown Continues, Impacts to Science Deepen Current shutdown is now the longest in US history. ESA is collecting offers of assistance for affected scientists. Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler to Lead the Environmental Protection Agency The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds confirmation hearing for Wheeler. Congress Committees announce new ...
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Douglas Brinkley on the nation's 'first conservation president' 22.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Douglas Brinkley calls Theodore Roosevelt "the nation's first conservation president." and said TR called wilderness and wildlife America's "heirlooms."
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In Angola, Conservationists Make the Case for a Massive New National Park 20.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. There are not many truly unknown places left on Earth, places where nobody knows who and what lives there, where the waterways go, or how the ecosystems operate. Eastern Angola is one of those places, and that helps explain why this place, […]
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Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Must Continue to Prioritize Health and Environmental Protections 14.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Must Continue to Prioritize Health and Environmental Protections
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Policy News: January 7, 2019 7.1.2019 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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Hotel chain raises the bar on ocean conservation and coastal health 7.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: Iberostar Group’s Wave of Change movement delivers a robust approach to ocean conservation in tourism and hospitality.
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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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Environmentalists made a troubling deal with Tejon Ranch 2.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As I turned a corner, the animal was suddenly right there in all its furious glory, hissing a warning and baring its teeth. It was the first badger I’d ever seen, and I beat a hasty retreat. But after that close encounter at Tejon Ranch 30 years ago, I watched from a distance, fascinated by this...

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45 Years After Nixon Signed It Into Law, the War on the Endangered Species Act Continues 28.12.2018 Mother Jones
Forty-five years ago, on December 28th, 1973, President Richard Nixon, a Republican, signed a piece of monumental environmental legislation, the Endangered Species Act, into law. At the time, Nixon issued a statement in support of protecting wildlife that most sitting Republicans wouldn’t dare make today: “Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than […]
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Tiny salamander in Northern California could spell big problem for plans to heighten the Shasta Dam 26.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A trio of tiny salamander species could mean big trouble for federal officials spearheading a controversial $1.4-billion public works project to heighten the Shasta Dam in Northern California.

Two environmental organizations — the Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Protection...

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Farmers know climate change is real — can they fight it? 21.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
While dismal farm economics — and shrinking conservation funds — make it hard to find the funds, a growing number of farmers are ready to make critical changes.
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$867-Billion Farm Bill Delivers Sweeping Bipartisan Support for Clean Air and Water 20.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
$867-Billion Farm Bill Delivers Sweeping Bipartisan Support for Clean Air and Water
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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Three ways Zinke failed as Interior Secretary. Why the next Secretary will likely fail, too. 18.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Three ways Zinke failed as Interior Secretary. Why the next Secretary will likely fail, too.
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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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A conservation comeback is delivering big returns on the West Coast 15.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
A conservation comeback is delivering big returns on the West Coast
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U.S. Fisheries Continue Comeback: Reports Show Economic and Conservation Gains 13.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
U.S. Fisheries Continue Comeback: Reports Show Economic and Conservation Gains
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Farm bill details released: What it means for Minnesota, from farming to food stamps 11.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Congress has yet to vote on the bill, the details of which were released to the public Monday night.
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Why companies should pay for biodiversity 10.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's all a part of their bottom line.
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How Ruth Gates used social design to protect the coral reefs 8.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The unique collaboration means more science and more communication.
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