User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Biodiversity
Last updated: Sep 15 2020 21:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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World isn’t meeting biodiversity goals, UN report finds 15.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
A decade-long global effort to save Earth's disappearing species and declining ecosystems has mostly stumbled, with fragile habitats like coral reefs and tropical forests in more trouble than ever, researchers said in a report Tuesday.
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Can grazing help Oregon’s largest private nature preserve? 25.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists and ranchers team up to determine if cattle can preserve biodiversity and support economies on a treasured prairie.
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How racism adversely affects wildlife, too 24.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New research exposes how systemic racism physically alters ecosystems for the worse.
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A wildlife refuge under siege at the border 11.8.2020 Current Issue
New emails detail drained ponds, salvaged fish and a tense relationship with the Department of Homeland Security.
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A wildlife refuge is under siege at the border 11.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New documents detail a tense relationship between wildlife officials and the Department of Homeland Security.
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Is a big win for conservation a blow to climate action? 22.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As extinction and climate crises loom, the Great American Outdoors Act and recreation industry continue to rely on oil money.
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Federal ruling on Weld County emissions could make life harder for oil and gas industry 11.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that an emissions-heavy section of northern Weld County -- currently excluded from limits on air pollution imposed on the Denver metro area -- should be counted, potentially ratcheting up pressure on the oil and gas industry to operate more cleanly or cut output.
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Am I an invasive species? 9.7.2020 Current Issue
How COVID-19 and ‘murder hornets’ compelled a writer to rethink invasions.
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Triumph and tragedy: Trump’s border wall expands 20.4.2020 Current Issue
Anger and despair rise as new projects are announced in the Southwest.
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Letters: Win-win wilderness plan; Utilize the Moffat Tunnel; For Bezos, a small price to pay (2/22/20) 24.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Win-win wilderness plan Re: “House OKs wilderness bill,” Feb. 13 news story We need to protect our wilderness. Rep. Diana DeGette is right about how protecting this land will help combat climate change. Not only will it help in the reduction of carbon dioxide, maintaining our wilderness will help to maintain biodiversity. The biodiversity in […]
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Environmental groups sue EPA over missed deadline on Colorado plan for oil, gas pollution 20.2.2020 Denver Post: Business
Two environmental groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for what it says is a failure to ensure that required plans are in place to protect people along Colorado's Front Range from pollution produced by oil and gas operations.
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Interior finalizes plans to welcome industry into Utah monuments 7.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante provide ‘certainty’ to business owners and communities, officials said.
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Guest Commentary: How Cory Gardner’s vote doomed the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling 1.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
This is a grubby land grab with just about as much sordidness of the Teapot Dome affair.
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Why a wildlife biologist became a social justice advocate 16.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Sergio Avila, known prominently for his jaguar research, shifted his focus to equity in the outdoors.
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Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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Trump’s border wall threatens fish species 31.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The U.S. is skirting conservation laws and withdrawing millions of gallons of groundwater.
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U.S. wildlife officials agree to grizzly bear review after lawsuit 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas, according to court documents filed Monday.
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Safeguarding the seas, 1 protected area at a time 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Scientists have tied the warming to the rise of sea levels, the disappearance of fish stocks and the bleaching of corals. The ocean also has become more acidic as humans have released higher concentrations of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and that jeopardizes valuable shellfish and the plankton that form the base of the food chain.
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‘This is a human tragedy and an ecological tragedy’ 22.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a protest in Organ Pipe, border communities fight Trump’s wall.
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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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