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Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River 26.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.
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Colorado’s snowpack is nearly gone, which is not a good sign for fire season 24.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's rivers and streams are still filled with plenty of cold, rushing water from this season's snowmelt. But that natural water source won't last much longer.
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Eagle County reports cluster of new COVID-19 cases among teens and young adults 24.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Eagle County public health officials said Tuesday they are investigating a cluster of COVID-19 cases among teenagers and young adults after at least 11 people became sick with the respiratory disease following social gatherings. 
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Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say 24.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as "forever chemicals" because of their resistance to breaking down over time, exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency's health advisory level.
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Polis names new group to oversee Colorado oil and gas rules 22.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Gov. Jared Polis on Monday named a new, five-member commission to take over crafting and putting in place major changes to Colorado's oil and gas regulations, as the multibillion-dollar industry struggles with a global pandemic and slump in demand for energy.
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How Colorado found the political will to pass a sweeping police reform law 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Faced with demonstrations outside the Colorado Capitol, state lawmakers took less than 48 hours to agree to run a sweeping police accountability measure that was signed into law Friday. Here is how the bill came together.
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Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them 19.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state for infection controls. Here's what it found.
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Battle between off-roaders and rare bird heats up at Oceano Dunes state park 18.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

With the park closed due to the coronavirus, rare snowy plovers began to nest there. Park rangers are accused of destroying the nests.

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Policy News: June 15, 2020 15.6.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: President Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Agencies to Use Emergency Provisions of Environmental Laws to Speed COVID-19 Economic Recovery Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and James Lankford (R-OK) introduce bills to reform NEPA permitting. COVID-19 Delays Competition for NEON Management Battelle Memorial Institute will continue to manage NEON in the ...
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Policy News: June 2, 2020 2.6.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Letter to the community Racism and prejudice continue to harm scientists, future scientists, and the communities we serve. ESA leaders echo the message of these protests: Black lives matter. Webinar: Invasive Species Policy and COVID-19 Webinar recording and related resources posted online. Ecology of COVID-19 blog series ESA guest blogs explore the ...
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Monty and Rose don’t waste any time as eggs already spotted in their Montrose Beach nest 25.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
By Sunday morning, there were three eggs in the plovers’ nest. A fourth, likely completing the clutch, is expected soon.
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Sections of L.A. River to reopen for limited activities 22.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Fishing, bird watching and walking will be permitted in the Elysian Valley and in the Sepulveda Basin in Encino. Kayaking and other in-water activities will be forbidden.

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With fewer people on the beach, shorebirds may spread their wings 5.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Snowy plovers, least terns and other shorebirds could benefit from the lack of foot traffic on San Diego beaches

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Tunnel Vision: Lessons in the Impermanence of Permafrost 3.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. To enter the Fox permafrost tunnel—one of the only places in the world dedicated to the firsthand scientific study of the mix of dirt and ice that covers much of the planet’s far northern latitudes—you must don a […]
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These Scientists Saw COVID-19 Coming. Now They’re Trying to Stop the Next Pandemic Before It Starts. 2.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It was late one night in January 2009, and Jonathan Epstein was standing on the roof of an abandoned storage depot near Khulna, Bangladesh, with the writer and journalist David Quammen along with a small team of veterinarians. The […]
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Season’s first plover sightings raise hopes for return of Monty and Rose, inspire creative watch plans amid pandemic 30.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
If the lakefront shutdown continues, and Monty and Rose decide to give Montrose a second shot, a nesting season without volleyball players and beachgoers could mean a better chance of fledgling success.
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Column: Coronavirus lockdown is letting nature make a comeback. We can’t let the earth win. 23.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Our country is facing a serious problem: The environment seems to be getting cleaner and animals are prospering. With much of the world sheltering in place during the coronavirus pandemic, so-called “scientists” have noticed a pronounced drop in air pollution. Various forms of wildlife have been spotted venturing into areas previously occupied by people. This is, of course, an outrage.
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Reopening restaurants next month is too risky, owners say 23.4.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
"We can do everything to protect ourselves, but once you bring in the general public, that conversation becomes gray."
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A zoo without visitors: Animal care goes on as revenue dries up amid coronavirus crisis 20.4.2020 LA Times: Health

A closed zoo presents keepers with a dilemma. Animal care isn't cheap. You can't furlough a flamingo. You can't lay off a lion.

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ESA announces 2020 Award Recipients and 2019 Student Awards 16.4.2020 EcoTone
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present the 2020 awards recognizing outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity, and lifelong commitment to the profession during the Society’s Annual Meeting August 2-7.  ESA is weighing whether to hold an in person meeting in Salt Lake City that includes a virtual option or ...
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