User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Biodiversity
Last updated: Nov 12 2019 21:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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Gunnison sage grouse population numbers decline to alarming low, nonprofit says 24.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Gunnison sage grouse population numbers are down to alarming levels, according to a nonprofit environmental conservation group.
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Government’s controversial owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. government is testing whether killing one owl species will help save another, raising questions of morality.
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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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There’s nuance behind the recent bird decline study 30.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The journal Science documented an estimated total loss of 2.9 billion birds. But is that the whole picture?
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Colorado and other states sue U.S. for details about impact of grazing program 26.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. government is keeping details secret about a cattle grazing program in six Western states that could be harming habitat and endangered species, an environmental group says.
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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Border wall construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is a travesty 29.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The barrier divides the monument and nearby wildlife refuges.
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Brazilian troops deploy to fight Amazon fires 25.8.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.
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Lawsuit accuses JBS USA of illegal releases of slaughterhouse waste into South Platte tributary near Greeley 24.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday accuses meat processing giant JBS USA of illegally dumping slaughterhouse waste from a plant near Greeley into a tributary of the South Platte River.
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Letters: Plant for the good of the planet; Lots of questions, one answer: vegetarianism; Our history is not Trump’s story (5/16/19) 16.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Plant for the good of the planet Re: “Killing off the biodiversity … ,” May 8 commentary In the face of seemingly insurmountable environmental challenges, it’s easy to find ourselves slipping into weariness and despair. Yet, there are meaningful actions that we can all take to protect Colorado’s biodiversity, beginning in our own backyards (or, […]
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Letters: Extinction news alarming, Colorado’s drug culture (5/11/19) 12.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Extinction exigency Re: “Grave impacts,” May 7 news story
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Interior secretary blames Congress for his inaction on climate change 9.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
There’s no law to make him address the climate and biodiversity crises, David Bernhardt said: “You guys come up with the shalls.”
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Olen: We’re in danger of killing off the biodiversity that makes our way of life possible  8.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
To refuse to take meaningful action to address that reality is an expression of contempt for the future. It's a giant insult to all of humanity.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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One million species face extinction, UN panel says. And humans will suffer as a result. 6.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Up to 1 million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction, with devastating implications for human survival, according to a United Nations report released Monday.
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The Blackfeet Nation is trying to open its own national park 23.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Members of the Blackfeet Nation want tourists to understand how the story of Glacier National Park is really the story of their nation.
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How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison 15.4.2019 Current Issue
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
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Extinction looms for southern California’s mountain lions 25.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new study presents a choice: Allow the big cats to vanish in 50 years — or build modest wildlife corridors.
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