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Newsom pledged to fix California water politics. Now he's bogged down in the delta 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Newsom's water policies appear in flux amid lobbying by competing interests. "A lot of people are wondering what's going on," says one environmental activist. "It's a huge mess."

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Trump team proposes rollback of desert protections to boost geothermal energy 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced it wants to transform 22,000 acres of public land in the southern Owens Valley into one of the largest geothermal leasing sites in the state.

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“Don’t fund our eviction”: honey-collecting tribe pleads with US government 20.1.2020 Survival International
Jenu Kuruba have lived with and nurtured the unique flora and fauna of Nagarhole Tiger Reserve. “For centuries we all have been living together as one: the forest, the animals and the tribes”. © Survival Two tribal communities famed for their honey-gathering skills have written to the US authorities urging them to scrap support for a conservation project that could lead to the tribe’s eviction from their ancestral forests. The villagers, members of India’s Jenu Kuruba (“honey collectors”) tribe, object to the US Fish and Wildlife Service funding a project in Karnataka state, home to the Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, which was created on their tribal lands. The project is a partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society-India. Its first objective is to “facilitate government-sponsored, voluntary relocation of forest-interior families to new sites outside the forest.” But the Jenu Kuruba are determined to stay in their forests, and view U.S. government money being used in this way as “Aiding and abetting the ...
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade 10.1.2020 WRI Stories
10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Group raises nearly $16 million to buy Alder Creek giant sequoia grove 8.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

The largest private holding of the world's largest trees will be preserved after Save the Redwoods League raised millions in four months.

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After a rough 2019, farmers and congress discuss agriculture's role as a climate solution 8.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster.
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Every free day in 2020 at Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum and other Colorado cultural institutions 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
In a city like Denver, it’s not always easy to find affordable, family-friendly things to do. But you can do all of these for $0.
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West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation “home run” 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast.
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Belize Set to Adopt Comprehensive Fisheries Reform Law 23.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Belize Set to Adopt Comprehensive Fisheries Reform Law
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Rescuers free humpback whale entangled in fishing gear near Monterey 18.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

A rescue team helped free a young humpback whale that was tangled in fishing gear south of San Francisco, a conservation group says.

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Policy News: December 16, 2019 16.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 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 ...
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Across the Pacific: collaboration to improve conservation 12.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Across the Pacific: collaboration to improve conservation
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From coffee to cosmetics, companies are looking for ways to protect the plants their products are made from 6.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business.
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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 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 ...
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Newsom administration sends mixed signals on delta endangered species protections 22.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sending mixed signals, California said it will sue to block Trump rollback of endangered species protections but also proposed delta water operations that partially echo Trump plans.

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Butterfly on a bomb range: How scientists have made the Endangered Species Act work 20.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Nearly 1,500 species have been protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act, and only 11 have gone extinct. When laws are enforced, species can be saved.

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Bats in your attic? It might be key for their conservation 20.11.2019 EcoTone
Buildings are vital summer roosting places for little brown bat maternity colonies in Yellowstone National Park For the little brown bat – a small mouse-eared bat with glossy brown fur – a warm, dry place to roost is essential to the species’ survival. Reproductive females huddle their small furry bodies together to save thermal energy ...
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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GlobalGiving and BSCA Create Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Dorian Victims 18.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
GlobalGiving and BSCA Create Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Dorian Victims
Report: Even in a Tough Dairy Economy, Conservation Delivers Return on Investment 18.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Report: Even in a Tough Dairy Economy, Conservation Delivers Return on Investment
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