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Newsom administration trying again for a river flow deal 5.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Newsom administration floats a new river flow agreement that it sees as a linchpin of its stalled water policies.

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As regulations roll back, could clean water protection business dry up? 2.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration is stripping clean water protections put in place by President Obama, and some in the industry worry that the regulatory changes will threaten their business.
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Native Species or Invasive? The Distinction Blurs as the World Warms 1.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Across the warming globe, a mass exodus of tens of thousands of species is transforming the distribution of biodiversity—and challenging fundamental tenets in conservation policy and science. Are policymakers, land managers, and conservationists prepared? In recent years, […]
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Policy News: January 27, 2020 27.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: White House Finalizes “Waters of The U.S.”  rule, removing protections for wetland and streams Six things to know about the new regulation. Congress House Natural Resources Committee advances Migratory Bird Protection Act. Executive Branch EPA’s Science Advisory Board reviews “Transparency in Science” rule. Courts Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses youth climate ...
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Newsom pledged to fix California water politics. Now he's bogged down in the delta 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Newsom's water policies appear in flux amid lobbying by competing interests. "A lot of people are wondering what's going on," says one environmental activist. "It's a huge mess."

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Endangered humpback chub fish on upswing in Colorado River basin, federal officials say 22.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.
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How Thai Union rapidly pivoted to a greener business strategy 20.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The Thai canned fish giant is moving beyond past criticism to lead the seafood industry towards a more planet-friendly future
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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Sea lions are cash cows in the Bay Area. Farther south, fishermen say, 'Shoot 'em' 11.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

The welcome mat for California sea lions has been rolled out in San Francisco, but is nowhere to be seen in La Jolla and many of the state's fishing ports.

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West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation “home run” 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast.
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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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'Coastal Disneyland project'? Groups debate plan to restore Ballona wetlands 23.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

A long-awaited restoration plan has inflamed the historic feud over the fate of the Ballona wetlands, a 600-acre preserve just north of LAX.

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Policy News: December 16, 2019 16.12.2019 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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Denver weather: Sunshine on Friday but snow is on the way 13.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
After a mostly sunny day on Friday, snow is expected to fall over the metro area most of the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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Climate change poses an existential risk to ocean industries. Here’s how they can respond. 13.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And three ways to approach solutions.
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Across the Pacific: collaboration to improve conservation 12.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Across the Pacific: collaboration to improve conservation
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Climate Change Poses an Existential Risk to Ocean Industries. Here’s How They Can Respond. 11.12.2019 WRI Stories
Climate Change Poses an Existential Risk to Ocean Industries. Here’s How They Can Respond. Comments|Add Comment|PrintReef diver off Chagos Islands in Indian Ocean. Photo by Mark Spalding/Flickr Never before has the urgency of climate action for ocean health been more pronounced. In September, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its first Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, finding that climate-induced declines in ocean health will cost... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Amid the wasteland of the Salton Sea, a miraculous but challenging oasis is born 9.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

It came as a bittersweet surprise to biologists and government agencies monitoring the steadily shrinking Salton Sea's slide toward death by choking dust storms and salt.

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RELEASE: Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of over 90% 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of over 90% Adaptive management processes must be fast tracked by world leaders MADRID, SPAIN (December 6th, 2019) Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some West African countries are forecast to see fish stocks decline by 85%1, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis2 into country-by-country climate impacts on key ocean sectors, published... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Opinion: Will pristine Bristol Bay be the Trump administration's next sacrifice? 5.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Early in 2020, look for another attempt to push forward the disastrous Pebble Mine project in Alaska.

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