User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Species Conservation
Last updated: Nov 12 2019 21:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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Gunnison sage grouse are vulnerable to climate chaos 3.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The dancing birds are especially susceptible to changing weather patterns, which is bad news going forward.
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There’s nuance behind the recent bird decline study 30.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The journal Science documented an estimated total loss of 2.9 billion birds. But is that the whole picture?
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Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick is entangled with industry 26.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Aurelia Skipwith has ties to water interests fighting endangered species protection and worked for ag giant Monsanto.
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A quick guide to threatened species in your state 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New rules would weaken protections for plants and animals listed under the Endangered Species Act.
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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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Guest Commentary: Protect the Endangered Species Act — we have too much to lose in Colorado and around the globe 21.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I am a scientist. I was born in Mexico and I came to the United States 30 years ago to do my Ph.D. in Biology at Harvard University, working with one of the world’s most highly recognized biologists, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. From an early age, I was fascinated by insects especially bees; the more I learned the more I was intrigued about their unique role and special place in our wild lands. Throughout my studies, I quickly learned that wild spaces were being destroyed and wildlife species were disappearing.
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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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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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Washington’s giant sea snail still needs saving 14.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state’s pinto abalone population is 97% lower today than in 1992. Will adding it to endangered species list help?
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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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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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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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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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The greenback cutthroat trout needs saving, again 15.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After a case of mistaken identity, scientists double down on their efforts to save a fabled fish.
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Development plans test a decade-old conservation deal 7.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Brokers of an agreement to protect undeveloped land in California are reconsidering.
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Marine mammals and turtles rebound after endangered species protections 17.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new study shows broad recovery but doesn’t dive into the problems that remain.
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Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
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