User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Fish
Last updated: Jun 12 2018 01:09 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Recent wildfire trends under microscope of CU Boulder researcher 12.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. record $18 billion wildfire season of 2017 was triggered by the coincidence of three primary factors that came into play or persisted longer than anticipated, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of Colorado.
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From ferrets to fish, Colorado projects receive $4.3 million in funding 8.6.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced that $4.3 million of funding has been approved for critical U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service infrastructure maintenance in Colorado.
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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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Rocky Flats may soon open for recreation, but the feds skipped a study on plutonium exposure and the risk it poses to cyclists and hikers, lawsuit says 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Environmental activists -- and an ex-FBI agent -- are trying to stop Rocky Flats from opening to recreational uses, arguing the federal government has not properly studied the potential risk of exposure to plutonium on the nearly 4,000 acre national wildlife refuge.
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Government: Wild red wolf population could soon be wiped out 25.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The only wild population of endangered red wolves is unsustainable and could be wiped out within a decade after dwindling to a few dozen, government officials said in a report Tuesday.
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Worsening drought threatens endangered minnow as parts of the Rio Grande dry up 14.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Federal water managers will be facing difficult decisions as the worsening drought is significantly affecting flows on one of the country's longest river systems and prompting rescue missions for a tiny endangered fish.
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Four people scrambled onto the steep-pitched lower roof of the Denver Art Museum 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Entertainment
At least four people, apparently teenagers, scrambled onto a lower roof of the Denver Art Museum Thursday afternoon.
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Idaho moves ahead with possible grizzly bear hunting season 23.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.
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Colorado’s native humpback chub may move from endangered species list, but fish still needs help to survive 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
After decades of trying to rescue the Colorado River's imperiled humpback chub natives that settlers once scorned as "trash fish" and tried to eradicate, federal wildlife authorities on Thursday pronounced them stable.
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President Trump, Ryan Zinke’s wildlife protection board stuffed with trophy hunters 16.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump and his family.
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Federal plan to auction mineral rights near Great Sands Dunes National Park opposed by environmentalists 10.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Environmentalists want to block the federal Bureau of Land Management's push to lease out the mineral rights of 11 parcels near the sand dunes for energy development. They say drilling on those parcels will disrupt fragile ecosystems, harm tourism and put wildlife species at risk.
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Trump called elephant hunts a “horror show.” His administration just lifted a trophy-hunting ban 7.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The Trump administration will allow Americans to bring tusks and other elephant body parts back to this country as trophies, in a pivot away from the support President Donald Trump voiced for an Obama-era trophy ban after outcry last year.
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Volunteers in nest-by-nest fight to save bald eagles, sue to take back “kill” permits issued to developers 15.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The pressure that Colorado’s Front Range development boom is putting on bald eagles, golden eagles, owls and other raptors is intensifying, driving local wildlife lovers into a nest-by-nest fight to protect survivors.
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Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild — again 7.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The story of the rise and fall of the experimental red wolf population at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is a testament to the power of the Endangered Species Act to protect wildlife - and its limitations.
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Pruitt pushes back on finding that would restrict pesticides’ use to protect fish 7.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
For months, chemical companies have waged a campaign to reverse findings by federal fisheries scientists that could curb the use of pesticides based on the threat they pose to endangered species. They scored a major victory this week, when Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced he would press another federal agency to revisit a recent opinion triggering such restrictions.
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Why aren’t marbled murrelets recovering? 31.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The enigmatic bird’s populations have not increased despite conservation efforts.
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Interior cancels decades-old protections for migratory birds 26.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The rollback prompts broad opposition from former officials from both political parties.
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Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird 18.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to strike a pose. But it's not just show business.
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Courts challenge a piecemeal approach to species recovery 5.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A recent ruling may cause Fish and Wildlife to reconsider how it protects grizzlies.
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For endangered species, politics replaces science 4.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A leaked Fish and Wildlife memo suggests a shift away from science.
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