User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Habitat Loss
Last updated: Nov 15 2019 19:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep advocates sue over plans to build Vail worker housing on animals’ habitat 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Lawsuit seeks re-do after Vail officials approved construction of housing where herd of bighorn sheep forages during winter
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Denver’s favorite penguins are getting a new home 25.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Who doesn’t love the penguins at the Denver Zoo? They’re cute, wear feather tuxedos and, thanks to their charisma, always provide entertainment for guests. By spring 2020, they’ll have a new home within the zoo. Construction on a new African penguin habitat begins in November in the Benson Predator Ridge by the front entrance, the […]
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Federal oil, gas leases net $601K in revenue — and objections to drilling in wildlife habitat 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Roughly two-thirds of the federal oil and gas leases offered in a Colorado auction that spurred concerns about the impact on wildlife were sold Thursday.
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Moving rocks by hand, Colorado volunteers strengthen eroding landscapes to help withstand climate change 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Confronting the impacts of climate change, volunteers in western Colorado have turned back to the Stone Age, constructing hundreds of "one-rock dams" across semi-arid landscapes in an effort to slow down accelerated erosion and prevent the formation of gullies.
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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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New Endangered Species Act rules open door to looser protections 14.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The new implementation guidelines relax habitat protections and favor development.
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Letters: Voters robbed of great debates; Bighorn habitat threatened; Don’t confirm Ratcliffe (8/2/19) 2.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Voters robbed of great debates Re: “Debate format is an embarrassment. Here’s how to make it better,” Aug. 1 commentary Since the advent of this gang-debate format — which, to me, is a group of people shouting at each other with prepared attack lines, trying to “score points” on each other, and leaving no room […]
Vail housing proposal spotlights growing threat to Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep habitat 27.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's declining bighorn sheep population faces increased competition as Vail developers plan to build worker housing on habitat east of town, a conflict pitting economic interests at a ritzy mountain resort against wildlife in once-pristine high country.
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Pueblo residents asked to boil water, use bottled water after large main break 8.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Some Pueblo residents are being asked to use bottled water or boil their water for five minutes before drinking it until test results show the water is safe to drink.
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Big new reservoirs planned northeast of Denver would divert more of South Platte’s Nebraska-bound water to thirsty metro suburbs 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials are planning to build multiple large reservoirs on the prairie northeast of Denver to capture more of the South Platte River's Nebraska-bound water, then pump it back westward to booming metro suburbs struggling to wean themselves off dwindling underground aquifers.
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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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Denver to help homeowners in 9 neighborhoods build low-income “granny flats” 14.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Under a new program, public agencies will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help West Denver homeowners build accessory dwelling units, also known as granny flats, on existing residential properties.
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As grizzly bears proliferate in Montana, tourists follow 26.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A small community navigates the challenges posed by enthusiastic bear-watchers.
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Interstate 25 expansion south of Denver shows need for wildlife tunnels as officials track carnage 17.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Bears, deer, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals are dying, picked off at the rate of at least one a day by vehicles, as Colorado contractors widen Interstate 25 south of Denver to six lanes through wetlands and other wildlife habitat.
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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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Trump administration finalizing plans to ease land restrictions across U.S. West 15.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.
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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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