User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Fungi
Last updated: Oct 15 2020 15:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Inhospitable, remote and compelling: The island swallowed by nowhere 14.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Alaska’s St. Matthew Island has had its share of human visitors, but none can remain long.
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17 apps, podcasts and wesbites for your next outdoor adventure 27.8.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
Ever wonder how underwater creatures make light? Or what a Carolina leaf-roller eats?
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17 apps, podcasts and wesbites for your next outdoor adventure 27.8.2020 Denver Post: Business
Ever wonder how underwater creatures make light? Or what a Carolina leaf-roller eats?
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Mushrooms are healing the earth, starting with Colorado’s forests 11.6.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
"We all know that woody debris can be decomposed by lots of different organisms, but there are no organisms on the planet that do it with the level of effectiveness and efficiency of fungi."
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Top 10 Colorado politics stories of 2019: From our would-be presidents to bomb cyclones 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
People across the country eyed Coloradans’ decisions in 2019, moving the state’s local politics to the national level.
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In Denver, the spores of a psychedelic mushroom boom have landed 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
There are therapists to deal with traumatic trips, secretive guides to light the way through the psychic depths, lawyers, lobbyists and, of course, fungal cultivators. Amid the confusion and intrigue of a unique new law, the spores of a new micro-economy have landed.
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The desert gets a biocrust skin graft 9.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without its cover of living microorganisms, the desert is eroding.
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Battle to save Colorado high-country toads goes microbial with ground-breaking Purple Rain treatment 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
These boreal toad tadpoles, however, have a chance. They darted out of tubs in which Colorado scientists had bathed them in a lab-grown anti-fungal bacteria called Purple Rain that, when coating amphibians, protects them.
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Colorado has 2.8 million acres of state trust lands, but most is closed to the public. Sportsmen are trying to change that. 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
A sportsmen's group that found 9.52 million acres of federally managed public lands in the West can't be accessed by public roads is now looking at state-owned lands. In Colorado, a majority of those are off-limits to the public.
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87-year-old Park Hill Golf Club to be sold to developers in July 19.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The owners of the Park Hill Golf Club have entered into negotiations with a local developer about the future of the century-old course in northeast Denver.
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Trump’s EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants 19.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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Letters: The good and the bad of Colorado’s drug divide; school safety (5/19/19) 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The good and the bad of Colorado’s drug divide The recent decriminalization of hallucinogenic mushrooms in Denver has sparked conversations regarding the health effects and economic impacts behind the initiative. Colorado has once again established itself as the first state to take initiative in expanding our knowledge and dissolving much of the taboo revolving psychedelic drugs. I believe this motion was in favor of discovering possible medical benefits of mushrooms and reducing the often-negligible incarceration of buyers, sellers, and users of said hallucinogens.
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Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up 9.5.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 letters: Magic mushrooms help end cluster headache 24.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Psilocybin mushrooms took away my headaches Re: “It’s high time to decriminalize magic mushrooms,” Feb. 21 commentary
Snakes make your skin crawl? This deadly fungus has the same effect on snakes. 25.10.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Snakes have a well-earned reputation as silent and deadly killers. But there’s another predator that quietly hunts in the wild. It’s called snake fungal disease and they appear to be no match for it. If the fungus known as SFD continues to devastate snake populations in the United States, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake could soon be a goner, according to a study announced Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey. So could the Louisiana pine snake. “Some snake populations in the eastern and Midwe...
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Delta flood’s carbon footprint, floodplain fallout and purple fungi fighters 22.8.2016 Current Issue
HCN.org news in brief.
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How a purple bacteria could help save amphibians in the Rockies 1.8.2016 High Country News Most Recent
A Colorado researcher is using boreal toads’ microbiomes to help them ward off a deadly fungus.
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Colorado biologists concerned by latest spread of fungal disease in bats 5.4.2016 Steamboat Pilot
Biologists in Colorado are on high alert after a deadly fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the Eastern United States suddenly jumped 1,300 miles and killed a bat on the West Coast near Seattle. For the first time, the bats in this state are surrounded by white nose syndrome on two fronts, and the scientists who are racing to learn more about the small and elusive animals are worried. Find out more about white-nose syndrome and how it is spreading here . Catch up on the latest efforts to conserve bats by following the Colorado Bat Working Group here . Read up on how the state of Colorado is preparing for the possible arrival of white-nose here . “We're all kind of nervous,” Rob Schorr, a bat researcher with the Colorado Natural Heritage Program, said Monday after sitting in on an emergency phone call with a working group of bat biologists from western states who were discussing the latest case in Washington. “How do you control this when you don't know how it got to where it is now? The ...
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Local Briefs 13.5.2015 Durango Herald
Mesa Verde to hold native graves talkPeter Pino will present insights into his 20-year involvement with issues related to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and Mesa Verde National Park at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Far View Lodge in Mesa Verde National Park.Pino, former Zia Pueblo tribal administrator and...
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Montana mycologist fights fungus with fungus 22.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
To save whitebark pines, apply slippery jack.
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