User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Biodiversity
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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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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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