User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Habitat Protection
Last updated: Mar 04 2020 13:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Oregon elk vex landowners and game managers 3.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The herd are wary of recreationalists, unwelcome at the refuge and eating into profits.
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Colorado throws wolves to the vote 1.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Should democracy take over where science ends?
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Trump’s gas wells in Wyoming would block pronghorn migration 25.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The 170-mile route has been traveled for 6,000 years. Conservation groups are trying to prevent 3,500 new wells from severing it.
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Guest Commentary: How Cory Gardner’s vote doomed the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling 1.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
This is a grubby land grab with just about as much sordidness of the Teapot Dome affair.
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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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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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When wildlife safety turns into fierce political debate 31.12.2019 Current Issue
In Island Park, Idaho, a fight over roadkill became a referendum on government control.
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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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Wildlife refuges suffer under budget cuts and staff shortages 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The key mission of the Refuge System — to protect and restore wildlife habitat — may be falling by the wayside.
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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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No additional hot spots detected in soil at edge of Rocky Flats where elevated plutonium reading was found 3.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A batch of soil samples collected from an area near where an elevated plutonium reading was discovered this summer on the periphery of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge tested well within government-defined acceptable risk thresholds for the deadly substance.
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You don’t have to drive all the way to Estes Park to see frisky elk. You can see them here in Denver, too. 27.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
You can never get enough frisky ellk in your life.
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You don’t have to drive all the way to Estes Park to see frisky elk. You can see them here in Denver, too. 27.9.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
You can never get enough frisky ellk in your life.
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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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Moving rocks by hand, Colorado volunteers strengthen eroding landscapes to help withstand climate change 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Confronting the impacts of climate change, volunteers in western Colorado have turned back to the Stone Age, constructing hundreds of "one-rock dams" across semi-arid landscapes in an effort to slow down accelerated erosion and prevent the formation of gullies.
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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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