User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Insects
Last updated: Nov 19 2019 21:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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This non-gendered “hair space” in RiNo is creating community through haircuts 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Transgender, queer and gender-fluid Denverites flock to this RiNo "hair space" where hair cuts are priced by the hour, not by gender.
This non-gendered “hair space” in RiNo is creating community through haircuts 14.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Transgender, queer and gender-fluid Denverites flock to this RiNo "hair space" where hair cuts are priced by the hour, not by gender.
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Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead 5.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where to look.
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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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Guest Commentary: Why doom and gloom won’t help us fight climate change 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The earth is indeed in bad shape, and the trends aren't encouraging. Yet the big problem with bad news about the environment is that it too easily leads to resignation and then passivity.
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Guest Commentary: Protect the Endangered Species Act — we have too much to lose in Colorado and around the globe 21.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I am a scientist. I was born in Mexico and I came to the United States 30 years ago to do my Ph.D. in Biology at Harvard University, working with one of the world’s most highly recognized biologists, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. From an early age, I was fascinated by insects especially bees; the more I learned the more I was intrigued about their unique role and special place in our wild lands. Throughout my studies, I quickly learned that wild spaces were being destroyed and wildlife species were disappearing.
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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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