User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Habitat Loss
Last updated: May 05 2018 08:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Denver Zoo, bursting at the seams and back in the city’s good graces, retools for the future 5.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Zoo is on the verge of hiring a new chief executive. It marks the end of a rocky year and a start to a new master plan that deals with crowding and improvements to the historic nonprofit's grounds.
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Beloved Denver Zoo cheetah, Marvin, leaves behind brother, mourning zoo staff 4.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Marvin the cheetah leaves behind his brother Mojo and a mourning zoo staff after a host of health issues resulted in his passing on Wednesday night, zoo officials said Thursday.
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State mining regulators reject controversial proposal for 239-acre gravel mine near Colorado Springs wildlife habitat 27.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
State mining regulators on Thursday rejected a bitterly-contested push to blast a 239-acre gravel pit into wildlife habitat along Colorado's Front Range south of Colorado Springs, tilting toward protection of the environment in the face of development demands.
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A 239-acre gravel mine has been proposed next to a Colorado Springs wildlife preserve. A vote this week will show where the state’s priorities lay. 25.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A battle over the proposed 239-acre Hitch Rack Ranch gravel mine along Colorado's already-scarred Front Range mountains is blowing up into a test case: How does a state increasingly oriented toward natural beauty handle extractive projects that ravage the beauty?
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The Denver Zoo’s new baby sloth has a name — and it’s as sweet as candy 24.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Baby Ruth, the Denver Zoo's newest sloth superstar, is cute enough to eat. But, you know, don't do that.
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Denver Zoo seeking to hike admission fees as city’s rising costs felt by even its animal inhabitants 22.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Zoo wants to raise the cost of entry by a couple of bucks to help tackle deferred maintenance and make sure its omnivore animals have access to the freshest food possible.
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After immigrating from Afghanistan, a family finds permanency at Colorado’s largest Habitat for Humanity housing project 8.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The young family of three stands, anxious, in the front yard. Sayed Zia, who has sharp eyes and dark hair cut close, juggles his chatty, curly-haired 2-year-old, Naha Sadat. Asma Elham, in a blue-and-white polka dot hijab, carries boxes and bags. While it hasn't quite hit them yet, the home they're standing in front of is theirs.
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4 African wild dog pups born at the Denver Zoo make their debut at Predator Ridge Friday 16.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
It's the year of the dog, and four adorable African painted dogs are bringing the spirit to the Denver Zoo starting Friday.
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Volunteers in nest-by-nest fight to save bald eagles, sue to take back “kill” permits issued to developers 15.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The pressure that Colorado’s Front Range development boom is putting on bald eagles, golden eagles, owls and other raptors is intensifying, driving local wildlife lovers into a nest-by-nest fight to protect survivors.
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In fight against opioid abuse, doctors in Southwest Colorado reduce prescriptions 12.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Preventing opioid addiction can start in a doctor’s office, which is why hospitals and clinics across the region are cutting back on prescribing opioids such as codeine and oxycodone.
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Denver Zoo welcomes baby sloth 2.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
The baby clung to Charlotte immediately after birth and will remain attached to her almost exclusively for at least six months.
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More energy development slated for prime sage grouse habitat 12.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump administration will allow oil and gas leasing in key sagebrush lands.
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Denver Zoo is expecting a baby sloth in January or late February 12.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Grab your champagne: The Denver Zoo announced Wednesday that it is expecting a baby sloth. The sloth will be the first child of Charlotte and Elliot, who were matched as part of the Species Survival Plan, zoo spokeswoman Marina Belisle.
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Interior revokes climate change and mitigation policies 5.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Many regulations were axed because they are ‘burdens’ to energy development.
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Zinke’s new sage grouse plans ignores years of work 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The changes adhere with Trump’s goals of energy dominance on public lands.
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This is your chance to help name the Denver Zoo’s new red panda cubs 21.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Zoo is hosting a naming contest until Oct. 26 to decide the names of the red panda brothers who were born on Aug. 27. The brothers are the second litter from parents Faith and Hamlet.
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An ‘ill-conceived’ road through Alaskan wilderness 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump administration’s backdoor land swap could set a dangerous precedent.
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Denver Zoo’s red panda cubs get supplemental bottle feedings 5.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The unnamed brothers, who were born at The Denver Zoo on Aug. 27, have been getting supplemental bottle feedings after a routine weighing revealed they were a little lighter than veterinarians expected.
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Photos and video: Denver Zoo welcomes pair of male red panda cubs 30.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Second litter of red panda cubs born to breeding pair Faith and Hamlet.
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Condos at 27-unit housing project in Basalt reserved for teachers, workers 21.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Two local governments and a nonprofit are pumping nearly $8 million into a project aimed at providing affordable housing for Roaring Fork Valley teachers, staff members and county workers.
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