User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Insects
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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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Forest Service allows chain saw use in Colorado wilderness 14.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
DURANGO -- The U.S. Forest Service has authorized the use of chain saws to clear trees killed by bark beetles in two wilderness areas in southwestern Colorado.
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Kafer: Plant to make life healthier for you and your planet 10.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
New research out of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found women who live in homes with bountiful vegetation have higher life expectancies and better mental health than women whose homes and yards have fewer plants. The most striking finding from the study: Women with the greenest environments were 34 percent less likely to die of respiratory disease and 13 percent less likely to die of cancer than women with the fewest plants. An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, but proximity to trees just might.
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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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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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How a building code change could be a pivotal moment in California’s wildfire fire 12.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A landmark 2008 building code designed for California's fire-prone regions -- requiring fire-resistant roofs, siding and other safeguards — appears to have protected dozens of homes in last year's Camp fire.
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Butterfly Pavilion’s new Colorado Backyard heralds big changes at the internationally unique zoo 22.3.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
As the world's only accredited, standalone invertebrate zoo, the Butterfly Pavilion's job is to remind people of that while removing the negative stigma from insects, crustaceans, snails, jellyfish, leeches or the pavilion's most famous resident: Rosie the Tarantula.
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CU Boulder students at protest demand suspension of man accused of sexual assault 19.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Several survivors of sexual assault and University of Colorado student activists gathered at the University Memorial Center fountains on Monday to call for the suspension of a student accused of sexual assault.
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Missing the monarchs: Iconic butterflies are scarce in Idaho 26.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies.
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Trump announces historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12 2.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump says plans for a historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12.
What are neonicotinoids and should I avoid them to protect bees? Can I avoid them? 25.5.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Neonicotinoids -- sometimes referred to as "neonics" -- are systemic insecticides used to treat insect pests. Neonics are applied to the soil instead of being sprayed on plants and can harm pollinators that visit flowers for pollen and nectar.
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How Water World has gardened with its patrons in mind — no matter how many legs they have 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Sanctuary, by definition means a place of refuge or safety, a nature reserve, which is what Hyland Hills Water World has created as the park has evolved over nearly 40 years.
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How to cultivate a lush cottage garden on Colorado’s high-desert plains 11.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Water is the lifeblood of plants, yet many flourish and impressively flower in Colorado's semi-arid conditions with little to no water.
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Fresno State professor bragged she can’t be fired for calling Barbara Bush an “amazing racist” and is happy “the witch is dead” 22.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Can a professor with tenure be fired? That's the question being debated after a professor enraged thousands of people with social media comments written hours after the death of Barbara Bush, wife of former President George H.W. Bush and mother of former President George W. Bush.
Keeping up with the Kangaroos 15.4.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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Novel bed net provides greater protection against malaria 12.4.2018 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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How to avoid and treat tick-borne diseases in Colorado 5.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado outdoors is home to nearly 30 species or ticks that can transmit dozens of tick-borne diseases and pathogens.
Fed’s loss is Denver’s gain: Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s new curator is creating some serious buzz 3.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Even in Ashland, Ore., nearly 3,000 miles from the political fires in Washington, D.C., Gabriela Chavarria could feel the heat.
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Down in Jungleland: Wild Child 25.2.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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