User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Species Conservation
Last updated: Sep 05 2019 19:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Plan would keep about 1,000 bears in northwest Montana 11.12.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana wildlife commissioners adopted a grizzly bear conservation plan Monday that would maintain the largest population of the bruins in the Lower 48 at roughly current numbers even if the species loses its federal protections. The plan sets a target of at least 800 grizzlies across a 16,000-square mile expanse of the […]
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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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The otter seemed “cute” — until it leaped on a Florida woman’s kayak and lunged at her face 10.3.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Sue Spector was kayaking with her husband down the pristine Braden River in western Florida when she spotted an otter.
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Team from India to help Myanmar conserve dwindling tiger species 11.2.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild — again 7.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The story of the rise and fall of the experimental red wolf population at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is a testament to the power of the Endangered Species Act to protect wildlife - and its limitations.
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