User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Endangered Species
Last updated: Jul 13 2019 22:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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PHOTOS: Highly endangered high alpine Boreal Toads reintroduced in Colorado 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the CU-McKenzie Lab Research Team joined forces to reintroduce over 5,500 highly endangered high alpine Boreal Toads into ponds near Brown's Creek Falls almost 3 miles up Brown's Creek drainage near Mount Antero.
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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State to ask Colorado BLM to defer action on some oil, gas leases proposed in wildlife habitat 11.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State officials and conservationists want action delayed on at least some of the new federal oil and gas leases proposed in Colorado, citing potential impacts on deer, elk, greater sage grouse and a bird being considered for the endangered species list.
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Flood risks bring warnings for those living, playing near rivers in southwestern Colorado 10.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Officials in southwestern Colorado are warning tourists and residents to take precautions as the melting of this winter’s record snowpack is leading to flood risks.
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After nearly going extinct, Washington’s pygmy rabbits need room to grow 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Recovering the endangered rabbits will test society’s willingness to let nature reclaim a landscape.
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The key to endangered species recovery? Communication. 15.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A retired federal biologist says Trump’s Interior Department is more business as usual than critics claim.
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Olen: We’re in danger of killing off the biodiversity that makes our way of life possible  8.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
To refuse to take meaningful action to address that reality is an expression of contempt for the future. It's a giant insult to all of humanity.
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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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Letters: Bring back gray wolves, Barr’s testimony (5/5/19) 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Gray wolves need more time to return to state Subsistence hunting is an act that demands gratitude and humility. While hunting, I have the opportunity to feel what it’s like to leave the comforts of modern life and live amongst the wild things. It gives me respect for the animals that hunt for a living, like wolves.
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The persistent trampling of the West 15.4.2019 Current Issue
Environmental laws are one way to force people to consider their actions.
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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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David Bernhardt confirmed as Secretary of the Interior 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The former oil lobbyist has connections with industries that could profit from his decisions managing the nation’s natural and cultural resources.
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Trump administration rubber stamps Arizona copper mine 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An industry-friendly ruling contradicts years of concerns over potential damage to endangered species, water systems and Native American cultural sites.
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Online privacy is for the birds 11.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As wildlife sharing apps proliferate, unintended consequences threaten endangered species.
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A silver lining to sage grouse rollbacks? 28.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
While there’s less protection overall, a few Western states restore regulations that match or surpass original plans.
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Oil industry leaders marvel at their access to Interior 26.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘We have unprecedented access to people that are in these positions who are trying to help us, which is great.’
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A tenacious bald eagle in Frederick illustrates wildlife’s fight to survive along Colorado’s increasingly developed Front Range 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Even for species that receive special protection under federal and state laws, survival is increasingly precarious as subdivisions and fossil-fuel production transform once-teeming wildlife habitat in Colorado to meet human needs.
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Wanted: More pastures for West’s overpopulated wild horses 9.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
About 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the south, cattle ranchers, wild horse advocates and the BLM have been embroiled in decades of lawsuits over wild horses in an area of mostly unfenced, interspersed public and private lands called the Checkerboard. The booming wild horse population there competes with cattle for forage and water in the high desert, the ranchers claim.
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Gray wolves may lose federal endangered species protection under Trump administration initiative 7.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Wolves face a fresh push to strip away the federal protection that's helped them recover from near-extinction, while deer, antelope and moose may get government help in Colorado and other states to roam across increasingly fragmented habitat.
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Lifting federal protections for gray wolves gets mixed reaction 7.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A proposal by the Trump administration to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states is getting a mixed reaction in Washington state.
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