User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
Last updated: Jul 02 2020 01:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water 1.7.2020 Current Issue
The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall.
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The Great American Outdoors Act passes Senate with bipartisan support 19.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The legislation will alleviate a national park project backlog and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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Vulnerable Republicans flip their stance on conservation bill 15.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ahead of the elections, two senators champion the Land and Water Conservation fund, showing the political power of public lands.
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In time of crises, lands bill gives Senate a chance to unite 13.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
At a time of national crises, the Senate has been able to come together on a topic both parties celebrate: the great outdoors.
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With Cory Gardner leading the charge, Senate takes up Great American Outdoors Act 10.6.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Colorado senators are leading a congressional push to pass landmark conservation legislation that would deploy $9.5 billion to maintain overrun national parks and permanently direct $900 million a year for outdoor recreation on public lands.
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The border wall threatens decades of binational wildlife conservation 8.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Binational groups are preserving migratory corridors and restoring degraded areas in the Borderlands. Will the landscape be severed?
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How a small Arizona town is building ecological resilience 26.5.2020 Current Issue
A younger generation of activists are being trained in conservation.
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Groups sue over acting BLM director’s appointment 20.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
William Perry Pendley has long opposed public lands and wildlife protections but is tasked with overseeing them.
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Guest Commentary: Sen. Gardner has two faces when it comes to protecting Colorado’s ecology and environment 16.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The reality is that over his tenure, Gardner has largely contradicted his claims to be Colorado’s conservationist. His record shows he has consistently opposed public lands and failed to safeguard our clean air and water.
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Editorial: Cory Gardner delivers with major land conservation and parks funding 7.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner has delivered the goods for Colorado, the West and America’s increasingly fragile ecology and environment.
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Trump credits Gardner in deal to boost conservation, national parks maintenance 5.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Senate leaders and the Trump administration have reached an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote more than a $1 billion a year to clear a growing maintenance backlog at national parks.
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Conservation history 1.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
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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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Colorado aims to undo conservation easement tax-credit mess from 10 years ago 9.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Lawmakers are set to consider a proposal next week that could refund hundreds of millions of dollars to people who innocently bought into the state’s conservation easement tax credit program, only to see officials dismiss the tax credits as worthless and tag them with hefty bills.
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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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Every free day in 2020 at Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum and other Colorado cultural institutions 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
In a city like Denver, it’s not always easy to find affordable, family-friendly things to do. But you can do all of these for $0.
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Every free day in 2020 at Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum and other Colorado cultural institutions 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
In a city like Denver, it’s not always easy to find affordable, family-friendly things to do. But you can do all of these for $0.
Xcel Energy provides provides some juice to turn private ranch into state park 1.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy customers who sign up for an energy-saving program are also helping map the future of Colorado's newest state park, Fisher's Peak near Trinidad. Xcel Energy-Colorado said it is donating $25 for each new enrollment in its Saver's Switch program to The Trust for Public Lands
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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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