User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: Nov 19 2017 07:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump faced public and private pressure to halt elephant hunting trophy imports 19.11.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A combination of public and private pressure prompted President Donald Trump to overturn his administration's recent move to allow elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported back to the United States as trophies, according to interviews with several individuals briefed on the decision.
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Fish and Wildlife retracts opposition to Arizona project 17.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Trump sidelines science, the agency flips on San Pedro River development.
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Standing sentinel over the Umpqua River’s steelhead 16.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A Buddhist fly-angler in Oregon protects fish from death by dynamite.
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How much do salmon still shape the Northwest? 13.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A new book seeks answers about the future of the iconic fish.
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U.S. sage grouse policy heading back to square one 12.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Federal scientists and land managers who've been crafting strategies to protect a ground-dwelling bird's habitat across the American West for nearly two decades are going back to the drawing board under a new Trump administration edict to reassess existing plans condemned by ranchers, miners and energy developers.
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Zinke’s new sage grouse plans ignores years of work 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The changes adhere with Trump’s goals of energy dominance on public lands.
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Americans deserve better gun laws 7.11.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Once again our country mourns loss of life at the hands of an unbalanced gunman armed and outfitted as if for war. Once again, we see little hope for action.
Colorado’s Hickenlooper, Wyoming governor warn Trump against big changes in sage grouse plan 1.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Two Western governors on Tuesday warned the Trump administration against making big changes in a plan to protect a ground-dwelling bird across the West, saying it would send a message to states not to bother working together to save other imperiled species.
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Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico’s biggest contract to get the power back on 24.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
For the sprawling effort to restore Puerto Rico's crippled electrical grid, the territory's state-owned utility has turned to a two-year-old company from Montana that had just two full-time employees on the day Hurricane Maria made landfall.
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EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find elevated lead spreading to birds, animals and, potentially, people 20.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
EPA crews conducting Superfund cleanup prep investigations along Animas River headwaters revealed this week that they’ve found contamination at century-old mine sites at levels 100 times higher than danger thresholds for wildlife.
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Boulder County files two protests with state commission over new drilling prospects 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Boulder County commissioners have filed two formal protests with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission aimed at plans submitted last month by 8 North LLC, a subsidiary of Extraction Oil and Gas LLC.
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La Plata sheriff’s deputy found dead in burned house, CBI called to investigate 16.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Firefighters found a dead sheriff’s deputy in a burned house in southwestern Colorado, and La Plata County authorities have called the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to help determine what happened.
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Too fat to fight: Colorado nonprofit says military threatened by childhood obesity 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
The military has long bemoaned America's tubby youth, and the Council for a Strong America says Colorado is part of the problem, with more than 27 percent of the state's children categorized as overweight.
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Changes to sage grouse protection law may allow for more oil industry development in northwest Colorado 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Officials in northwest Colorado say they hope changes to federal plans for dealing with an imperiled bird species will allow more energy development in their part of the state.
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Colorado to hunters: Leave your drones at home 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
Colorado wildlife officials say they're seeing more hunters illegally using drones when they're in the field as ownership of the small, remotely-operated flying vehicles increases.
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Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire for 125 years: A documentary 15.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
It has been 125 years since The Denver Post became part of the Colorado community. We honor that history with this documentary that features the colorful stories and personalities that came before us.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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19 Western species won’t receive federal protections 9.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The animals range from minuscule Nevada mollusks to dwindling Pacific walruses.
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Trump hits back at late night shows critical of Republicans 7.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump is pushing back against late night television show hosts who have been sharply critical of Republicans.
BLM to officially reexamine sage grouse protection plan 6.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
The Trump administration took another step in reopening a conservation controversy over the sage grouse - a chickenlike bird whose fate squabbling environmentalists and Western states alike thought the Obama administration had resolved.
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