User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Reptiles
Last updated: Mar 17 2020 03:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Park Service is selling out to telecom giants 16.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
With Trump’s blessing, cell towers are infiltrating protected public lands across the West.
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Snake River dams 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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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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Photos from last year’s 416 fire near Durango 2.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The 416 fire began on June 1, 2018, and quickly spread into the sixth-largest wildfire in Colorado history. The flames triggered thousands of evacuations, caused millions of dollars in damage to the local economy and shut down the San Juan National Forest for the first time in its 113-year history. Firefighters battled the blaze for two months before it was fully contained at the end of July.
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The Hero Won’t Save You 1.4.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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Monument reductions threaten future dinosaur discoveries 30.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Digs are imperiled by Trump’s move to slash protections for public land.
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Down in Jungeland: Dino Days 7.1.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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Iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida because it’s so cold. Please don’t pick them up 5.1.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
On Thursday morning, Frank Cerabino, a columnist for the Palm Beach Post, woke up to a 40-degree weather and was greeted by a "frozen iguana" lounging by his pool in Boca Raton, Florida.
Tapeworms are brainless, spineless, gutless parasites – and this scientist loves them 3.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines

Janine Caira's lifelong passion began on a beach in Baja California.

Rockefeller and the secret land deals that created Grand Tetons National Park 14.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
The audacious plan was hatched in secret. In the 1920s, John D. Rockefeller Jr. - son of the Standard Oil founder, ardent conservationist and one of America's richest men - agreed to surreptitiously acquire thousands of acres of breathtaking scenery around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and donate them to the federal government for a national park.
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Latest: A setback for a Las Vegas pipeline 25.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Judge tells BLM to redo plans for compensating for wildlife habitat that would be lost to massive groundwater project.
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Why the Bundys win; coal could catch a break; Snake River revisited 18.9.2017 Current Issue
HCN.org news in brief.
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A return to the Snake River 4.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Taking a trip down the undammed section of Hells Canyon.
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Man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans 26.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A man was arrested on federal smuggling charges Tuesday after customs officers intercepted a shipment with three live king cobras hidden inside potato chip canisters that were being mailed to his California home, U.S. prosecutors said.
Robots, high-tech tools join battle against invasive species 29.4.2017 Denver Post: Business
A robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lionfish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam's trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious brown tree snake. A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest.
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California’s backcountry drug war 30.3.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Dangerous drug cartels are growing pot on public lands—putting wildlife, water supplies, and outdoor enthusiasts at grave risk.
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Truckloads of baby fish hauled to Oregon river in restoration plan 12.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Lostine, Ore. • These speckled, rose-tinted fish haven’t been spotted in this bubbling river in remote northeastern Oregon for more than 30 years — until now. But this week, the waters of the Lostine River suddenly came alive as hundreds of the 4- and 5-inch-long juvenile coho salmon shot from a long white hose attached to a water tanker truck and into the frigid current. The fish jumped and splashed and some, momentarily shell-shocked, hid along the bank as onlookers crowded in for photos. “All... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Op-ed: BLM strikes right balance with Red Cliffs tortoise plan 20.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
We thank the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for making conservation the priority in the recently released Resource Management Plans for our two outstanding National Conservation Areas (NCAs) in southwest Utah. At both Red Cliffs and Beaver Dam Wash the BLM has used conservation science to determine the best course of action for the future of these special places. The Red Cliffs Desert Reserve/NCA serves as sanctuary for the threatened Mojave Desert Tortoise. Biologists relocate tortoises there ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Why we need condors in eastern Oregon 19.1.2017 Writers on the Range
Scavenger relocation to Hells Canyon is a far cry from government overreach.
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Southern Utah conservation plan finalized without highway across tortoise preserve 23.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
After years of meetings, discussions and a little horse trading, the Bureau of Land Management this week released final management plans for two national conservation areas (NCAs) near St. George. But the long-awaited decisions are not likely to resolve controversy over a proposed highway Washington County officials say is badly needed and was promised to them by Congress. While the BLM made some concessions to local and state officials while crafting the final plans for the Beaver Dam Wash and ...
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