User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Plants
Last updated: Mar 24 2020 03:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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One million species face extinction, UN panel says. And humans will suffer as a result. 6.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Up to 1 million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction, with devastating implications for human survival, according to a United Nations report released Monday.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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Online privacy is for the birds 11.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As wildlife sharing apps proliferate, unintended consequences threaten endangered species.
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The disease devastating deer herds may also threaten human health 9.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists are exploring the origins of chronic wasting disease before it becomes truly catastrophic.
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Five reasons Coloradans should visit southern Arizona this winter 24.1.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
As winter hits, it's time to start looking for warm getaways. With multiple daily nonstop flights from Denver, Arizona is an easy option.
In Oregon, a mysterious tree grove conjures a colder time 28.11.2018 Current Issue
Yellow cedars are suited to damp coastal Alaska. So what are they doing in the desert?
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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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