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Minn. farmers have most to lose if conservation cut from farm bill 22.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
House and Senate negotiators are trying to work out a deal on the farm bill before the end of the year, but one key difference between the House and Senate versions of the bill is the fate of the Conservation Stewardship Program, which gives farmers credit for maintaining practices that reduce soil erosion and improve water quality.
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Delta Dispatches: In Search of Louisiana’s Mysterious Marsh Bird 10.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Delta Dispatches: In Search of Louisiana’s Mysterious Marsh Bird
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Puffins: Harbingers of Climate Change 5.11.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  Audrey Holstead watched a puffin rocket in from the ocean with a beak dripping with fish. It zoomed over boulders in front of her bird blind and dropped with pinpoint accuracy into a narrow, dark crevice. Holstead’s skin crawled with electricity. Puffins come ashore with fish for only one reason: to feed a chick. This was the first feeding of the season observed at this particular hole. It belonged to the 173rd breeding pair of Atlantic puffins on Eastern Egg Rock, an island six miles off Pemaquid Point on Maine’s midcoast. That set a new record for the National Audubon Society’s Project Puffin, one of the world’s most famous bird restoration efforts. The season finished with 178 breeding pairs. “I just wanted to jump up and down and scream to the world,” Holstead says. “I did a little wiggly dance.” Holstead’s victory jig was one of several in the 45th summer of the project founded by Steve Kress, National ...
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Does Eagles left tackle Jason Peters still have it? | Film breakdown 18.10.2018 Philly.com News
Jason Peters was once arguably the best left tackle in the NFL, but he hasn't been playing near that level in his 15th season.
Carson Wentz can't play recklessly if he wants a long Eagles career | Paul Domowitch 11.10.2018 Philly.com News
Carson Wentz is a big, tough quarterback who doesn't mind holding on to the ball for the sake of a big play. But that approach is getting him hit. A lot.
Eagles-Vikings: What we learned from the loss 8.10.2018 Philly.com News
Ten morning-after takeaways from the Eagles' 23-21 loss to the Vikings.
Demand is driving deforestation — what can companies do? 5.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Research found that 27 percent of global forest loss is caused by permanent commodity-driven deforestation-as-usual.
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Eagles-Vikings scouting report, prediction | Paul Domowitch 4.10.2018 Philly.com News
Both the Eagles and Vikings have struggled against the pass this season. Will either solve those problems Sunday?
Carson Wentz is not concerned by the Eagles' 2-2 start; says 'knee thing is behind me" 4.10.2018 Philly.com News
Carson Wentz will make his third start Sunday since returning from last season's knee injury. "To me, the knee thing is behind me and now we're going forward," Wentz said.
Lane Johnson agrees: Eagles' offensive line didn't do enough to protect Carson Wentz 3.10.2018 Philly.com News
Opponents' blitz success seems to be a sore subject with offensive coordinator Mike Groh.
442 acres of NJ cranberry farm preserved; will open to public but close to ATVs 2.10.2018 Philly.com News
The land once owned by the Birches Cranberry Company includes 5.5 miles of streams, including the pristine Burrs Mill Brook, a tributary of the Rancocas Creek. As such, Burrs Mill Brook feeds into the Delaware River watershed, a network of waterways that feed the region's main river. The foundation bought the land to protect wildlife and water quality.
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Five reasons the Eagles lost to the Titans | Paul Domowitch 1.10.2018 Philly.com News
For the second time in three weeks, the Eagles' pass defense was abysmal. That is just one of the five reasons they lost.
All-new Discovery Center brings a nature trail, exhibits, zip lines, and more to Fairmount Park reservoir 26.9.2018 Philly.com News
Discovery Day this Saturday is the public's first chance to visit. The center, a collaboration between Audubon Pennsylvania and Outward Bound, will host school visits, public bird walks, and more.
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Five reasons the Eagles beat the Colts | Paul Domowitch 25.9.2018 Philly.com News
Four big red-zone stops, two big TD drives engineered by Carson Wentz, and key contributions by the running backs and tight ends.
How Carson Wentz will help the Eagles offense | Film breakdown 20.9.2018 Philly.com News
Carson Wentz is back and the Eagles offense should benefit. How? Let's take a look at the film.
A Cornerstone for Coastal Restoration: The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion 12.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
A Cornerstone for Coastal Restoration: The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion
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Nick Foles' success will depend on Eagles' offensive line; plus stats and numbers to know 7.9.2018 Philly.com News
Nick Foles had a horrible preseason. Not coincidentally, so did the Eagles' offensive line. If it gives him the kind of Secret Service-like protection it did in the playoffs last season, he'll be just fine Thursday night against the Falcons.
When it comes to habitat, having an edge is not a good thing 30.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The side effects for biodiversity and species conservation aren't usually positive. Here are four ways that businesses can mitigate the impact.
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Longtime defender of Minnesota's wildlife ending career 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After 44 years as a defender of Minnesota's most beloved and threatened wildlife, Carrol Henderson still has a full set of projects on his plate.
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$10M question: Are counties' efforts to fight aquatic invasives working? 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In 2014, the Legislature took the unusual step of setting aside $10 million each year to distribute to the counties fighting invasive species. Counties are using that money to expand boat inspection programs, but also trying some innovative approaches.
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