User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
Last updated: Apr 16 2019 24:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Senate passes public lands package, including permanent authorization for Land and Water Conservation Fund 13.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A package of more than 100 bills that would increase conservation and access to the outdoors nationwide passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday.
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Cory Gardner shepherds massive public lands bill toward vote, but Michael Bennet wants more for Colorado 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote early next week on a package of more than 100 public lands and water bills. Colorado's senators and national conservation groups expect it to pass.
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Western voters care more about climate than ‘energy dominance’ 7.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An annual survey reveals a leap in support of conservation policies.
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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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Coloradans, other Westerners strongly support public lands, conservation, new poll says 1.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ninth annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Conservation in the West poll shows strong support for public lands, growing concerns about the region's water supplies and climate change and opposition to the Trump administration's environmental policies.
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Plight of the ‘snow oxen’ 21.1.2019 Current Issue
A biologist draws on his fieldwork to consider the world of muskoxen during climate change.
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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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Reauthorize conservation fund before Congress adjourns 20.12.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Public lands for mountain bikers are as vital as snow for skiers or rivers for anglers. We cannot provide jobs, pay taxes and be a leader in the outdoor recreation economy without parks, trails and protected open spaces.
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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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What the 2018 farm bill means for the West 13.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Lawmakers see hemp legalization and conservation funding as the big wins.
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