User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Species Conservation
Last updated: Feb 01 2020 23:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump administration slashes protections for migratory birds 31.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The new rule would legalize the unintentional killing of birds by energy companies and other industries.
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Tom Udall: It’s past time we confront the climate and nature crises 31.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
For our survival, we can look to my father’s vision as an alternative to our current path.
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Why a wildlife biologist became a social justice advocate 16.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Sergio Avila, known prominently for his jaguar research, shifted his focus to equity in the outdoors.
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Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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Trump’s border wall threatens fish species 31.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The U.S. is skirting conservation laws and withdrawing millions of gallons of groundwater.
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West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation “home run” 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast.
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Scientists decode environmental impacts from Bering Sea bird feathers 3.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
To understand the evolving marine environment, scientists look to the seabirds.
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Tales of entrails: Scientists decode climate impacts from Bering Sea bird guts 3.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
To understand the evolving marine environment, scientists look to the seabirds.
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Safeguarding the seas, 1 protected area at a time 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Scientists have tied the warming to the rise of sea levels, the disappearance of fish stocks and the bleaching of corals. The ocean also has become more acidic as humans have released higher concentrations of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and that jeopardizes valuable shellfish and the plankton that form the base of the food chain.
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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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