User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
Last updated: Dec 20 2018 02:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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When public lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow its own laws.
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When federal lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow it’s own laws.
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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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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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A new day for Colorado’s $62 billion outdoors industry as it balances promotion with conservation 17.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
This week, Colorado is hosting the Outdoor Retailer, the country's premier industry trade show. The summer show runs Tuesday through Thursday at the Colorado Convention Center.
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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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Idaho, Utah seek to defend Trump drilling plan lawsuit over sage grouse 30.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Two states are seeking to intervene on the side of the federal government after four conservation groups asked a judge to immediately halt drilling, mining and other activities to protect habitat for a ground-dwelling bird in seven Western states.
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Letters: Gardner is a conservation champ; Cleaner energy; Denver park location disappointing (4/24/19) 24.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Gardner is a conservation champ ConservAmerica has worked quietly on the right side of the aisle since 1995 to restore the GOP’s great conservation tradition. No one has done more to advance that goal than Sen. Cory Gardner. Without Sen. Gardner’s incredible behind-the-scenes work on the recent public lands bill, it would not have passed […]
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How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison 15.4.2019 Current Issue
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
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Editorial: A second chance to protect crucial Colorado habitats and heritage 30.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado missed out on an epic opportunity to include four thoroughly-vetted public lands protection bills into the omnibus package of conservation projects that were included in the reauthorization of the Land Water and Conservation Fund.
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A silver lining to sage grouse rollbacks? 28.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
While there’s less protection overall, a few Western states restore regulations that match or surpass original plans.
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Interior boss order aims to protect U.S. public land access 22.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land.
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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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Guest Commentary: A stronger Oil and Gas Conservation Commission could protect my community 5.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Senate Bill 181 gives us the unique opportunity to update our antiquated laws to protect Coloradans from “neighborhood drilling."
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When conservation provides a cover for anti-Indigenous sentiments 20.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A nation of laws cannot exist on stolen land.
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Guest commentary: Big Alaskan land giveaway tucked into a sweeping conservation bill 16.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
TWISP, Wash. - On Tuesday, the Senate passed the biggest conservation bill in years. The Natural Resources Management Act of 2019, S. 47, swells with more than 100 combined pieces of legislation related to public lands, water and natural resources. Many environmentalists are happy: Wins for public lands and wildlife have been scarce in recent years under an alternately hostile and sclerotic GOP-controlled Congress. The bill is expected to sail through the House.
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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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