User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Insects
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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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Animals’ advice for surviving trying times 7.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Are you the political equivalent of an armadillo, ant or tiger?
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Taking the sting out of the bee 21.1.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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Another country has banned boiling live lobsters. Some scientists wonder why. 14.1.2018 Denver Post: Food
The Swiss Federal Council issued an order this week banning cooks in Switzerland from placing live lobsters into pots of boiling water - joining a few other jurisdictions that have protections for the decapod crustaceans.
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Down in Jungleland: The Wasteland 14.1.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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The buzz around Denver: Broncos host to 100,000 honeybees 30.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Between 20,000 (winter) and 100,000 (summer) bees now buzz around the four beehives. They pollinate plants as they gather nectar and pollen from a 3-mile radius, and they generally stay away from the players except for the occasional visitors drawn to the Gatorade bottles.
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California fires are a wake-up call for Colorado 3.11.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The recent conflagration in California's Sonoma and Napa counties should be yet another wake up call for Coloradans. Here are some concrete ways to reduce our significant risk.
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Interior looks at behind-the-scenes land swap to allow road through wilderness refuge 16.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Interior Department is preparing to set asidea decades-old ban on development in federally protected wilderness areas by pursuing a controversial proposal to build a nearly 12-mile road through a wildlife refuge in Alaska.
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19 Western species won’t receive federal protections 9.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The animals range from minuscule Nevada mollusks to dwindling Pacific walruses.
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The end of an epic butterfly journey? 15.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As the Western monarch population declines, survivors may become stranded in a growing sea of houses and farm fields.
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Trump’s border wall would slice through wildlife refuges and cut off U.S. territory in Texas 7.8.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
President Trump's promise to build a massive wall faces multiple challenges, including funding, a lack of political support and unforgiving terrain.
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