User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Protection :: Policy
Last updated: Sep 16 2020 05:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Feds’ plan to allow more drilling in western Colorado nets second lawsuit 16.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
More conservation groups are suing the Bureau of Land Management over a management plan opening public lands in southwest Colorado to drilling.
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‘Somebody has to keep people on their toes’ 1.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
High Country News’ unlikely and remarkable origin story.
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Can grazing help Oregon’s largest private nature preserve? 25.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists and ranchers team up to determine if cattle can preserve biodiversity and support economies on a treasured prairie.
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Getting schooled in conservation 18.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
In Colorado’s Four Corners, experiential approaches to education connect high school students to each other and the land.
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Guest Commentary: Cory Gardner is not the person his ads portray 15.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
In this year of campaigning for reelection, we are all grateful to Senator Gardner for his spasm of environmental virtue. We appreciate his efforts to persuade President Trump to support The Great American Outdoors Act. It is a worthy achievement but one that contrasts with his overall voting record.
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Legal motions for and against new rules, the prospect of future initiatives: Are the oil and gas wars really over? 28.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
Several conservation groups are intervening in a lawsuit challenging new oil and gas rules and an environmental organization says it might pursue an initiative in 2022 despite talk of a ceasefire in the battle over a law revamping Colorado's regulations.
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In western Colorado, wary ranchers eye wolves’ arrival and fear urban voters will introduce more 26.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado's statewide wolf-reintroduction ballot initiative is rankling rural communities, rekindling old conflicts over the purpose of public lands. It's straining the hard-won partnership that ensures, if not pure nature, the conservation of open landscapes in the face of Colorado's population growth and development boom.
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Is a big win for conservation a blow to climate action? 22.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As extinction and climate crises loom, the Great American Outdoors Act and recreation industry continue to rely on oil money.
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Colorado ghost town to be preserved as environmental and scientific treasure 16.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
In what's believed to be a first for Colorado, an entire town has been placed under a conservation easement to preserve an area highly prized for its scientific, educational and environmental values.
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Yellowstone grizzlies keep endangered species protections 10.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A court ruling disallows sport hunting the bears in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
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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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