User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Fish
Last updated: Sep 25 2020 17:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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They’re not otters, but endangered mussels in Illinois play a crucial role as environmental sentinels. ‘They all have a story to tell.’ 25.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Workers from the Shedd Aquarium and Cook County Forest Preserves spent a few days this week searching Poplar Creek and tagging more than 100 freshwater mussels, a group researchers say is among the most endangered in the world.
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Wildlife in 'Catastrophic Decline' Due To Human Destruction, Scientists Warn 12.9.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

The report says this "catastrophic decline" shows no sign of slowing. And it warns that nature is being destroyed by humans at a rate never seen before. Wildlife is "in freefall" as we burn forests, over-fish our seas and destroy wild areas, says Tanya Steele, chief executive at WWF.

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Opinion: Time to stop poisoning mountain lions and other wildlife 30.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A state bill offers a reasonable restriction on use of powerful rat poisons that also kill wildlife.

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Letters to the Editor: Destroying California's iconic Joshua trees to build solar farms makes no sense 23.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There's plenty of low-desert land in California -- where Joshua trees do not grow -- for renewable energy companies to build solar energy plants.

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A Wildlife Refuge Under Siege at the Border 16.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During the fall of 2019, the Department of Homeland Security began pumping large amounts of water from a southern Arizona aquifer to mix concrete for the Trump administration’s border wall. The aquifer is an essential water source […]
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Fishing the L.A. River is more than a quarantine hobby. For some, it's therapy 5.8.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Fishing the L.A. River offers a respite from the stresses of a global pandemic, social unrest and partisan politics — in a convenient socially distanced setting.

With the Virus on the Rise, Alaskans Crowd Rivers to Stock Up on Wild Salmon 2.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was produced by the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a non-profit news organization.    Cortney Edwards’ camp at the mouth of the Kasilof River in south central Alaska looks like a preschool in the sand. His white Suburban and a long piece of driftwood cordon off a stretch of beach that is filled with toys, […]
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Thirty-two stranded chimpanzees need permanent new homes 15.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

More than 500 exotic animals have been relocated since a troubled 44-year-old center surrendered its permits and shut down for good a year ago.

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Policy News: July 13, 2020 13.7.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress – House Appropriators Release Fiscal Year 2021 Spending Bills for Science Agencies – House Democrats Outline Climate Action Plan – Full House Passes Infrastructure Bill Executive Branch ICE regulations suspend visas for international students attending universities that become online-only amid the coronavirus pandemic. Courts Dominion Energy and Duke Energy cancel Atlantic ...
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Trump accelerates border wall construction ahead of election, despite pandemic 30.6.2020 LA Times: Health

In Arizona and Texas, border wall construction has sped up over the objections of residents and environmentalists

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That ‘All-Natural’ Smoked Atlantic Salmon You Bought? It Came from an Industrial Fish Farm 4.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Whether you’re looking to treat yourself to a breakfast garnished with smoked salmon, or planning to serve up pre-dinner appetizers of sliced smoked salmon atop crackers, buyer beware: When it comes to the claims made on smoked Atlantic salmon packages and websites, brands are often just blowing smoke. Popular smoked Atlantic salmon brands entice consumers with promises like “premium,” “all natural,” “super fresh” and “healthy and nutritious.” Some brands claim their products are “sustainably sourced.” On the issue of animal welfare, one owner of multiple smoked Atlantic salmon brands claims on its website that the company’s approach to fish health and welfare is “second to none.” It all sounds great to the consumer. But here’s the real deal: All of these smoked Atlantic salmon products are made from salmon raised on massive industrial fish farms, and in some cases, nowhere near the Atlantic ...
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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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8 Ways to Rebuild a Stronger Ocean Economy After COVID-19 20.5.2020 WRI Stories
8 Ways to Rebuild a Stronger Ocean Economy After COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintBuilding a more resilient blue economy after COVID-19 will be crucial to millions of people, including mariners. Photo by Nick Kocharhook/Flickr A version of this blog first appeared on World Economic Forum. Almost no facet of our global economy has been immune to the COVID-19 crisis. Much has been said about the disruption in more familiar sectors such as airlines, restaurants and sports — but the long arm... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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It’s Time to Restore the Chandeleur Islands 12.5.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
It’s Time to Restore the Chandeleur Islands
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3 key questions about the Chinese fishing economy and its impact on global ocean conservation 8.5.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
3 key questions about the Chinese fishing economy and its impact on global ocean conservation
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State panel grants temporary endangered species status to Southern California cougars 17.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

The state Fish and Game Commission on Thursday set the stage for a fierce environmental battle by granting temporary endangered species status to the several hundred cougars still roaming Southern California and the Central Coast.

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Hope for the oceans in a time of COVID-19 14.4.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Hope for the oceans in a time of COVID-19
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Scientists say Joshua trees may warrant listing as a threatened species 14.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

The California Fish and Game Commission will decide in June whether to declare the tree a candidate for listing.

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Opinion: California's plan to save Joshua trees is good for more than just U2 fans 14.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California officials moved a step closer Monday to protecting western Joshua trees as they face possible extinction from climate change.

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Is fishing allowed during Colorado’s stay-at-home order? Reporter finds answers from his kayak. 13.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Should fishing be allowed in the coronavirus age?
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