User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
Last updated: Dec 20 2018 02:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation “home run” 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast.
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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Editorial: Denver must stick to its guns to protect Park Hill open space 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Allowing development on land protected by both a conservation easement and recreational zoning is too dangerous a precedent to set, regardless of how amiable the developer is, how direly we need affordable housing or how many “stakeholder” meetings are held.
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Webb: Park Hill Golf Course land can and must be preserved under new conservation law 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In July, Westside Investment Partners, Inc., purchased the Park Hill Golf Course land. They speculated that they would be able to terminate the easement and change the open space-recreation zoning easily -- but they were wrong.
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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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How do you save endangered gorillas? With lots of human help 29.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior skin to expose the succulent inside.
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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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There’s nuance behind the recent bird decline study 30.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The journal Science documented an estimated total loss of 2.9 billion birds. But is that the whole picture?
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Courts can’t keep Columbia and Snake River salmon from the edge of extinction 26.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After decades of court cases have rebuffed federal management, it may take a political fix to restore salmon in the Columbia Basin.
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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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Colorado and 16 other states sue Trump admin over new Endangered Species Act rules 26.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Seventeen states are suing to block Trump administration rules weakening the Endangered Species Act.
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A quick guide to threatened species in your state 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New rules would weaken protections for plants and animals listed under the Endangered Species Act.
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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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