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MPR News' most memorable stories from 2019 24.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Politics and impeachment have filled our airwaves and our headlines on mprnews.org. But it’s the collection of stories about our state, our will and our natural resources that round out our most memorable stories of 2019.
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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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Texas man pleads guilty to illegally hunting trophy elk in Conifer, Evergreen backyards 21.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A 50-year-old Texas man pleaded guilty this month to sneaking into Evergreen and Conifer residents' backyards to illegally hunt elk and deer, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a news release.
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One ranch, 26 wolves killed: Fight over endangered predators divides ranchers and conservationists 18.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Wolf advocates accuse Diamond M Ranch of exposing its cows to attacks as they graze. The rancher denies goading wolves, but opposes the species' recovery.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Advances Methane Rule, Takes Essential Step in the Fight Against Climate Change 17.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Advances Methane Rule, Takes Essential Step in the Fight Against Climate Change
Push to reintroduce wolves in Colorado gains momentum with delivery of 211,000 signatures for ballot initiative 10.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
After months of collecting signatures, proponents of a ballot initiative to reintroduce wolves in Colorado on Tuesday presented state officials with what they believe are more than enough signatures to put their measure to voters next year.
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U.S. wildlife officials agree to grizzly bear review after lawsuit 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas, according to court documents filed Monday.
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Big money is building a new kind of national park to protect Montana's prairie 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In Montana, a former Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to create a massive, privately funded public park. Some ranchers oppose the American Prairie Reserve and say they can better conserve the land.
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Minnesota put on notice over incidental trapping of lynx 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Center for Biological Diversity says it's ready to sue, saying the state has failed to comply with a 2008 court order that's meant to protect lynx from being caught by trappers seeking other species.
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10 grizzly bears from Argentina, zoo animals, find new home in Colorado 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Ten grizzly bears from Argentina, zoo animals who were part of a zoo closure, are now in Colorado.
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Two new analyses: significant benefits for Pennsylvania from historic move to limit carbon pollution 22.11.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was co-written by Mandy Warner) Two new analyses show significant opportunities for Pennsylvania under environmental protections that are compatible with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – commonly known as RGGI. RGGI is a collaboration of nine northeast states that is designed to lower carbon pollution from the power sector. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf […]
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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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