User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
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Endangered Green Sea Turtle Populations Are Recovering 24.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Conservation efforts are helping green turtle populations to rebound, the authors said.
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OSHA to investigate conservation officer's death 24.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration will review safety and health practices, conduct interviews and take photos and video to determine any hazardous conditions that may have caused or contributed to the accident.
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Policy News: April 22, 2019 22.4.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Member Opportunities Call for new ESA Rapid Response Team members. ESA Communications Training in Flagstaff, June 7: travel awards available. Action Alert. Congress Senate confirms David Bernhardt as Interior Secretary. Executive Branch EPA releases a list of candidates for the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee. States 15 Attorneys General oppose proposed Waters ...
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How a Tiny Endangered Species Put a Man in Prison 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp near the unincorporated town of Crystal, 80 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. As […]
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As California’s delta smelt spirals toward extinction, a future in captivity awaits 22.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Time may be running out for California’s most infamous fish.

Despite a decades-long rescue effort, the tiny delta smelt appears closer than ever to vanishing from its only natural home, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Now, some worry it won’t be long before the only place the once-abundant species...

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Minnesota DNR conservation officer dies while responding to call in Pine County 20.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer died Friday night after being thrown from a boat while responding to a call near Pine City.
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Ecological Society of America announces 2019 Fellows 4.4.2019 EcoTone
  The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2019 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy. Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served ...
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How 3Degrees helped Etsy lead e-commerce towards carbon neutral shipping 3.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Discover the three key elements that enabled Etsy to offset 100 percent of its shipping emissions.
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Western Monarch Butterfly Report Identifies Urgent Opportunities for Conservation 2.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Western Monarch Butterfly Report Identifies Urgent Opportunities for Conservation
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A key to peace in Afghanistan? Consider conservation, says one scientist 31.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Alex Dehgan, a former State Department official who ran the Wildlife Conservation Society's Afghanistan program, argues science diplomacy can play a key role in rebuilding the country.
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Earth Hour: Landmarks in L.A. and around the world are going dark to promote energy conservation 31.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles City Hall will be among several area landmarks to go dark Saturday night in observance of Earth Hour, an annual international event that is intended to promote energy conservation and support action on climate change.

The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, the Gateway pylons at LAX and...

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Plan to remove gray wolves from Endangered Species Act sparks battle 28.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and environmentalists are at war over the agency’s latest plan to strip gray wolves of their federal protections and turn management of the often-reviled predators over to states and tribes.

“If the agency’s proposal gets finalized, we will see them in court,”...

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Ideas for using the true cost of water in sustainability strategy 22.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Plus, some tools to help your organization take the plunge.
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Policy News: March 18, 2019 18.3.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: President’s Budget Releases, Proposes Deep Cuts to Science and Environmental Programs The president’s budget proposal reflects the administration’s priorities across the federal government for fiscal year (FY) 2020. ESA submits requests to Congress for science funding. ESA Goes to the Hill for Climate Science Day The Climate Science Working Group held its ...
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What gray wolves' endangered species status means for Minnesota 15.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After a decades-long effort to restore the gray wolf population in the United States, federal wildlife officials announced Thursday they are ready to take the animals off the endangered and threatened species list.
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Charlie Hamilton James: Conservation is a bourgeois concept 14.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Charlie Hamilton James has spent years in the Amazon trying to understand its wildlife and people so that he could better understand the problems the region faces. The more he understood, the more complex the issues became. But his eventual realization was so simple that even a business executive could understand it. From GreenBiz 19.
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How to keep conservation policies from backfiring in a globally connected world 13.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Shared global resources and spaces call for sustainable and collaborative management.
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Sri Mariati of the Belantara Foundation on conservation in Indonesia 13.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Most companies' supply chains source products from Indonesia; The Belantara Foundation wants to make sure that they're sustainable.
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Green power runs up against desert conservation in California 11.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California lawmakers’ grand ambitions to fight climate change are running into a familiar obstacle: the parochial concerns of local governments and property owners.

The latest battle over state needs vs. local control is being fought in San Bernardino County, where the Board of Supervisors voted...

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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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