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Boulder scientists study declining ozone health in the lower stratosphere 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As brisk winter winds buffeted Marshall Mesa on a recent morning, Boulder scientists Patrick Cullis and Lizzy Asher wrestled a latex helium filled with 200-cubic-feet of helium tethered to a 4-pound package of science instruments into position, then freed it for a rapid flight high into the clear Colorado sky.
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Colorado a healthy state overall, some counties more than others. And it’s not just the poorer areas with serious health concerns. 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado has one of the healthiest populations in the nation, but that doesn't mean some resolutions aren't in order for 2020, assuming they haven't been already attempted and cast aside.
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How can we adapt to climate change? This online hub has answers 17.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A database of practical tools, case studies, state and regional action plans, and other resources offers lessons on building resiliency.
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The Ecology of Bourbon Country 17.1.2020 EcoTone
By Bruce A. Byers Just north of what is now Frankfort, Kentucky, the capital of the state, the Kentucky River, flowing north at that point, makes a right-angle bend to the west. Sandbars developed at that turn, creating a shallow ford where bison crossed the river on annual migrations from east to west and back. ...
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Prominent acid rain researcher Eville Gorham dies 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Gorham’s environmental research contributed to policies that included the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963 and the Clean Air Act of 1990.
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Racist housing practices from the 1930s linked to hotter neighborhoods today 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of more than 100 cities nationwide shows neighborhoods subjected to discriminatory housing policies nearly a century ago are hotter today than other areas.
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Could abandoned agricultural lands help save the planet? 14.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
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Is it wrong to volunteer at an orphanage? 14.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There's a growing global outcry over what critics call ''orphanage tourism." But some charities are proponents of volunteering in orphanages.
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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Yards, rails and spurs: As the National Western opens, complex’s $1B renovation is a step closer to reality 11.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The 114th edition of the stock show, horse show and rodeo, which begins its 16-day run Saturday, is in the early stages of what ultimately will be a more than $1 billion development.
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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How to raise money for Australia by running here in Denver 9.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Runners around the world raising money for victims of the fires in Australia.
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Australia’s Wildfire Catastrophe Isn’t the “New Normal”. It’s Much Worse Than That. 8.1.2020 Mother Jones
One of the most prominent scientists studying climate change is Michael Mann, a climatologist and atmospheric science professor at Penn State University who has been a leader in explaining the contribution that human behavior has made in creating and exacerbating the climate crisis. He was one of the scientists who created the hockey stick graph, […]
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The U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general also eliminated another key player 7.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Abu Mahdi Muhandis, a onetime political dissident, lawmaker and militia leader, was one of Iraq's most powerful men.

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As Iraq reels from U.S. strike, its politicians turn against Washington 5.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

The U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed Iran's top general may mark a death blow for American political influence in Iraq.

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Southern California: New ways to connect with nature in the new year 3.1.2020 LA Times: Health

Look for owl chicks, explore tidepools and count sheep to boost your outdoors time in the new year.

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Factory closures may have helped fuel the opioid crisis. Here's how 3.1.2020 LA Times: Health

The eroding economy could be partly to blame for the nation's opioid crisis, according to an analysis of auto plant closures and drug overdoses.

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Statistic of the decade: 8.4 million soccer fields of land deforested in the Amazon 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
That’s equivalent to about 10.3 million American football fields.
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Grim and hopeful global trends to watch in 2020 — and fold into a zine 3.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There's cause for pessimism and optimism in the year ahead as our expert sources share their predictions. Plus: Print and fold your own global trends zine.
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