User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Species Loss
Last updated: Nov 27 2017 19:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Threatened plants on state lands have few protections 27.11.2017 Current Issue
Politics, land ownership and imperiled plants collide in New Mexico.
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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 fight to save vaquitas from extinction 23.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Through a tangle of corruption and overfishing, a marine species hangs in the balance.
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Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction 21.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says.
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Newly discovered toad species already faces threats 26.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Meet three new toads that make a home in parts of the West’s harshest desert.
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Hunt for Preble’s jumping mouse at Rocky Flats comes up empty 23.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
The hunt is on for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse -- and so is a Trump-backed fight that holds it up as proof the Endangered Species Act needs to be changed.
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Earth is on its way to the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs, scientists warn 19.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Have humans damaged the Earth's ecosystems so severely that we're well on our way to the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs vanished 66 million years ago? And are we running out of time to reverse the negative impacts of our actions?
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Will the West’s newest species go extinct? 12.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Earlier this year, researchers confirmed the discovery of a new species of crossbill in Idaho’s South Hills.
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Flirting with extinction, but looking for love 11.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
And you thought endangered species couldn’t get more vulnerable.
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Experts: Captive breeding of sage grouse won’t work 14.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Zinke calls for a review of conservation plans.
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Why the Endangered Species Act can’t save whitebark pines 2.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Politics, money and climate change threaten one of the West’s iconic trees.
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Butterflies at Chatfield Farms hopes to enchant visitors with the state’s native pollinators 26.5.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
The butterfly house, a partnership between the Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens, intends to draw people inside its warm habitat with the sell of beautiful insects surrounded by flowers. But once inside, the organizations hope Coloradans will become more attached to their native pollinators, which have seen populations plummet, and leave wanting to help.
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Last male rhino gets help from Tinder dating app 25.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Nairobi, Kenya • There’s just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he’s now on the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts try to keep his species alive. “I don’t mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me,” the rhino’s Tinder profile says. “I perform well under pressure.” The campaign called “The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World,” by a Kenyan wildlife conservancy and the dating app, focuses on the rhino named Sudan. The 43-year-old and his last ...
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Wyoming can have cyanide bombs — but Idaho can’t 14.4.2017 High Country News Most Recent
One state moves to protect livestock while another wants to use them on predators.
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Are the world’s most stunning shells too beautiful for their own good? 10.4.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
"Before you do anything else," curator Chris Meyer said the minute I arrived at the National Museum of Natural History's Invertebrate Zoology collection, "you have to vote for beauty."
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Letter: Is Bishop obtuse or stupid? 25.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Did I read that right? Speaking of the Endangered Species Act, Rep. Rob Bishop said, “It has never been used for the rehabilitation of species. It’s been used to control the land.” Is Bishop being willfully obtuse or is it a case of staggering stupidity? The Endangered Species Act is both popular and successful. Since its passage in 1978, this bill has aimed to protect 2,270 species that are endangered or threatened. According to the Center for Biological Diversity, more than 200 species would h...
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Endangered Species Act may be heading for the threatened list 17.2.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A Senate hearing to "modernize the Endangered Species Act" unfolded Wednesday just as supporters of the law had feared, with round after round of criticism from Republican lawmakers who said the federal effort to keep species from going extinct encroaches on states' rights, is unfair to landowners and stymies efforts by mining companies to extract resources and create jobs.
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Op-ed: For the sage grouse, much is at stake in the coming year 8.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Few birds are tougher than the greater sage grouse. For millennia, this incredible species has thrived across the sagebrush sea of the West — one of our nation’s most unique and imperiled landscapes. Yet the sage grouse was on the road to extinction less than two years ago — threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, wildfires and human disturbance of nesting and breeding grounds in 11 Western states. The looming possibility of Endangered Species Act listing spurred a broad coalition of stat...
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For the sage grouse, much is at stake in the coming year 8.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Few birds are tougher than the greater sage grouse. For millennia, this incredible species has thrived across the sagebrush sea of the West — one of our nation’s most unique and imperiled landscapes. Yet the sage grouse was on the road to extinction less than two years ago — threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, wildfires and human disturbance of nesting and breeding grounds in 11 Western states. The looming possibility of Endangered Species Act listing spurred a broad coalition of stat...
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Cheetah numbers decline as African habitat shrinks 27.12.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Amid population declines for many wildlife species in Africa, conservationists are sounding alarm bells for the cheetah, the fastest animal on land.
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