User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
Last updated: Nov 21 2019 19:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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2020 Affordable Care Act health plans: What's new 21.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
ACA plans for 2020 are cheaper than last year — premiums lower, on average. And in some areas, people who qualify for federal subsidies could end up with no monthly payment. But read the fine print.
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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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Policy News: November 18, 2019 19.11.2019 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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Mosquito-borne horse disease found in Minnesota grouse 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The discovery of eastern equine encephalitis in three ruffed grouse in Itasca County marks the first time the virus has been confirmed to sicken a Minnesota wild animal. Nationwide 13 people have died from the disease this year.
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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep advocates sue over plans to build Vail worker housing on animals’ habitat 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Lawsuit seeks re-do after Vail officials approved construction of housing where herd of bighorn sheep forages during winter
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How technology can help transform the fishing industry 14.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From increasing fish survival rates and helping consumers make decisions about what they eat, there's room for improvement.
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Raccoon with peanut butter jar on its head is rescued by firefighters 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head was rescued from a tree in Roxborough on Wednesday.
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Opinion: The wall of invulnerability around U.S. gun manufacturers just crumbled a little 12.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Supreme Court allows a long-odds lawsuit to proceed against Remington Arms over use of its Bushmaster rifle in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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Chronic wasting fears rise as deer disposal plan unravels 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The contractor in charge of emptying special dumpsters in areas where the disease has been found is backing out. State officials worry more hunters will leave bones in the woods where the disease can spread to other deer.
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Letters to the Editor: A win for endangered fish and California farmers who need water 25.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A farm water lobbyist says new rules from the Trump administration will help protect endangered fish and ensure a reliable water supply for food growers.

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This Alaska mine could generate $1 billion a year. Is it worth the risk to salmon? 24.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A giant open-pit copper and gold dig above Alaska's Bristol Bay could yield sales of more than $20 billion in two decades, but Pebble Mine would place the world's greatest wild salmon run at risk forever.

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Miners vs. fishermen: Alaska's Pebble Mine risks wild salmon for gold 23.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

A giant open-pit copper and gold dig above Alaska's Bristol Bay could yield sales of more than $20 billion in two decades, but Pebble Mine would place the world's greatest wild salmon run at risk forever.

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Pennsylvania has an opportunity to lead on methane as EPA falters 23.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Pennsylvania has an opportunity to lead on methane as EPA falters
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Home fire breaks out in Littleton on freezing-cold night, two Chihuahuas rescued 11.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters on Thursday night rescued two Chihuahuas from a house fire in Littleton.
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigating moose killing in Lake City and residents want answers 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A recent moose killing has outraged Lake City residents, prompting calls for increased protections for the area's star attractions. In a town defined by both hunting and wildlife aficionados, the moose's loss has led even outdoorsmen to condemn the actions of the hunters in question.
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Pennsylvania is Joining RGGI. Here’s Why That Matters 10.10.2019 WRI Stories
Pennsylvania is Joining RGGI. Here’s Why That Matters Comments|Add Comment|PrintAppalachian Trail in Pennsylvania. Photo by Nicholas A. Tonelli/Flickr Last week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued an executive order instructing the state Department of Environmental Protection to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is a collaboration between nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states (New Jersey will rejoin the program in 2020 and Virginia is expected to join in 2021) aimed at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California’s Massive Power Outages Are Threatening the Oakland Zoo’s Animals 10.10.2019 Mother Jones
As massive power outages swept across the northern part of California Wednesday, the Oakland Zoo, which was closed to the public, hustled to protect its animals, especially ones that rely on a stable environment. Of the highest priority are the mountain yellow-legged frogs, which are endangered, the foothill yellow-legged frogs, which are under consideration to be […]
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Pennsylvania Governor Takes Decisive Action on Climate Change 3.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Pennsylvania Governor Takes Decisive Action on Climate Change
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Local communities play outsized and overlooked role in global fisheries 3.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Flying along the coast in Senegal, it’s impossible not to notice thousands of dots below in the water. These are large, planked fishing canoes, the product of centuries of design and tradition, and a vital part of the local economy.
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