User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Habitat Protection
Last updated: Jun 27 2018 21:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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PHOTOS: An aerial view of Colorado’s Western Slope 27.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
From the Book Cliffs near Grand Junction to the Thompson Creek roadless wilderness the Western Slop’s geography is stunning.  Our photographer flew over the Roan Plateau and Plateau Creek Valley with EcoFlight. EcoFlight educates and advocates for the protection of remaining wild lands and wildlife habitat using small aircraft. The Trump administration is pushing to open more […]
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The Rocky Flats scare brigade gains a new general 8.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Having done his best to alarm hundreds of thousands residents in northwest metro Denver about alleged radiation dangers at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Dr. Mark Johnson stepped back to complain he’d been misunderstood.
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How Water World has gardened with its patrons in mind — no matter how many legs they have 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Sanctuary, by definition means a place of refuge or safety, a nature reserve, which is what Hyland Hills Water World has created as the park has evolved over nearly 40 years.
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Facts should matter more than feelings in public policy 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Which of these statements is false? 1. The release of carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere has contributed to global warming.  2. Free trade has reduced poverty around the world. 3. Hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. fracking) does not contaminate groundwater. 4. The federal Head Start program has no long term impact on participants. 5. Vaccines are safe for the vast majority of children and effective in preventing the spread of communicable diseases. 6. Genetically modified crops are safe for consumption. 7. Federal higher education programs have increased the cost of college tuition.  8. Foreign born individuals commit fewer crimes, on average, than native born Americans. 9. A human baby’s heart begins beating three weeks after conception. 10. Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge is safe to visit.
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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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Rocky Flats may soon open for recreation, but the feds skipped a study on plutonium exposure and the risk it poses to cyclists and hikers, lawsuit says 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Environmental activists -- and an ex-FBI agent -- are trying to stop Rocky Flats from opening to recreational uses, arguing the federal government has not properly studied the potential risk of exposure to plutonium on the nearly 4,000 acre national wildlife refuge.
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Nearly 300,000 Colorado public school students now barred from making field trips to Rocky Flats 29.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Nearly 100,000 more students won't be taking school-sanctioned trips to Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge after it opens this summer, following last week's decision by leaders of the state's largest school district to ban field trips to the former nuclear weapons manufacturing site.
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Grizzly bears wanted alive, not dead 27.4.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
In the early 1800s, somewhere between 47,000 and 72,000 grizzly bears existed in the lower 48 states. Now, they number fewer than 2,000.
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An Urban Oasis: The 50-odd wildlife refuge centres across US hold lessons for the whole world 1.4.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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President Trump, Ryan Zinke’s wildlife protection board stuffed with trophy hunters 16.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump and his family.
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It’s not just big game that need protection from development and climate change 21.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke has proposed creation of wildlife corridors in the West to encourage conservation of big game species: elk, pronghorn and deer. This could be a good idea.
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Interior Secretary Zinke launches push to save habitat for wildlife and boost hunting 12.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has launched an initiative to improve habitat and migration corridors for antelope, deer and elk.
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Wyoming legislation seeks conservation fee at Yellowstone 11.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A proposal introduced in the Wyoming Legislature advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.
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Art and education fuel young public lands advocates 8.2.2018 Writers on the Range
At University of Montana, students foster a conservation vision for the future.
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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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A Montana bill takes aim at wilderness study areas 2.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Sen. Steve Daines wants to slash protections for some of the state’s wildest land.
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Interior cancels decades-old protections for migratory birds 26.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The rollback prompts broad opposition from former officials from both political parties.
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Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird 18.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to strike a pose. But it's not just show business.
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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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The Endangered Species Act itself could go extinct 9.1.2018 Writers on the Range
Congress and the Trump administration threaten an act vital to wildlife and habitat.
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