User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Plants
Last updated: May 25 2018 19:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What are neonicotinoids and should I avoid them to protect bees? Can I avoid them? 25.5.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Neonicotinoids -- sometimes referred to as "neonics" -- are systemic insecticides used to treat insect pests. Neonics are applied to the soil instead of being sprayed on plants and can harm pollinators that visit flowers for pollen and nectar.
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Efforts failing to save U.S. West sagebrush land, officials say 25.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird.
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How Water World has gardened with its patrons in mind — no matter how many legs they have 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Sanctuary, by definition means a place of refuge or safety, a nature reserve, which is what Hyland Hills Water World has created as the park has evolved over nearly 40 years.
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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities 8.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way.
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These seeds will captivate you whether you’re a gardener or not 27.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
But seeds are more than snacks - they're little repositories of the genetic information that makes the plant world tick.
U.N. reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals 24.3.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports that provide the most comprehensive and localized look at the state of biodiversity.
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Colorado health officials warn residents of poor visibility due to air pollution 12.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado health officials on Sunday issued an advisory notice of poor air quality, with visibility impaired, across a seven-county area encompassing Denver and Boulder.
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Researchers want more protections from drilling for bald eagles in Boulder, Weld counties 11.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A nonprofit study group surveying bald eagles in Boulder County and western Weld County is sounding the alarm over the lack of state-regulated protection from any oil and gas operations' leaks and air pollution in wetland and riparian areas.
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Tree huggers rejoice: Denver Digs Trees is offering a discount on the plants this spring 11.2.2018 Denver Post: Entertainment
Tree huggers rejoice; the perennial plant is going on sale this spring in hopes to increase Denver's foliage.
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Taking the sting out of the bee 21.1.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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Down in Jungleland: The Wasteland 14.1.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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The buzz around Denver: Broncos host to 100,000 honeybees 30.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Between 20,000 (winter) and 100,000 (summer) bees now buzz around the four beehives. They pollinate plants as they gather nectar and pollen from a 3-mile radius, and they generally stay away from the players except for the occasional visitors drawn to the Gatorade bottles.
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Otter spotted eating trout at Colorado toxic mine site raises hope for new kind of cleanup 17.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
An otter spotted chewing a fish at a toxic mine site along the Dolores River has raised hopes that new kind of clean up that harnesses nature is working.
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Rising groundwater damaging northeast Colorado homes 17.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
The PVC pipe snaking alongside Joanne Maes' house gives a little shudder, then two gurgles and a splash.
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Plan to tackle Mula-Mutha pollution to be implemented in Aundh-Baner-Balewadi 1.11.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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How an ancient potato helped people survive climate shifts 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Utah-area tribes explain the continuing relevance of North America’s oldest spud.
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The Seri adapt to climate change in the desert 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Researchers are working to document traditional ecological knowledge.
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A human-caused wildfire burns Oregon’s Columbia Gorge 8.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Pacific Northwest, data shows people burn the places they love.
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Under new Interior Department plan, sage grouse will suffer 15.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New policies will prioritize oil and gas leasing over habitat.
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How farmers can help keep salt out of the Colorado River 11.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The solution to a basin-wide problem may fall to individual irrigators.
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