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Destroying habitats has opened a Pandora's box for new diseases to emerge 24.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.
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Beware the coronavirus scams: Colloidal silver, herb remedies and fake test kits 22.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Officials are aggressively pursuing scammers, threatening legal action if they continue to promote bogus coronavirus preventions and cures.

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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Using long-held techniques from Mexico, local Latino man treats aches and pains of his customers 19.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Out of his clinic in the Powderhorn neighborhood of Minneapolis, Jesus De La Torre dispenses massage, natural remedies, and advice, all with gusto.
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Walz proposes slim budget as coronavirus situation worsens 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The DFL governor suggests leaving most of the state’s projected budget surplus unspent with the global economy shaken by COVID-19. He also urged lawmakers to finish their work soon.
Policy News: March 9, 2020 9.3.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Selects 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients Twelve ecology graduate students will receive policy and communications training and discuss the importance of federal funding for science with lawmakers. State Department Seeks Comments about whether Digital Sequence Information Should be Included in the Nagoya Protocol Public meeting will be ...
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Empty stores and firefighters in quarantine: The U.S. coronavirus epicenter struggles as the death toll rises 5.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Kirkland, Wash., was once known for its folksy downtown and spectacular lakefront views. Now it is the U.S. epicenter of COVID-19.

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Polis activates Colorado’s emergency response to monitor coronavirus 4.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday that the state had activated some emergency tools used during natural disasters to deal with the new coronavirus, but he’s holding off on more aggressive actions like ordering gathering places to close.
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Effort aims to persuade Minn. anglers to go lead-free for loons 11.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is planning to launch a new program focused on encouraging anglers to voluntarily switch to lead-free fishing tackle as a way to help save the common loon. Lead poisoning is a leading cause of death for Minnesota loons.
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Non-traditional crime prevention gets some traction in Mpls., St. Paul 6.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officials hope anti-crime strategies that focus more on community-based solutions and public health than on beefing up police patrols will help prevent a repeat of 2019 violence levels.
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First-of-its-kind university program to focus on indigenous health 3.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new program at the University of North Dakota will teach students to examine health care from the perspective of indigenous cultures around the world.
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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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Colorado’s biggest stories of the past decade 31.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A look back at some of the decade's biggest news stories, as selected by the editors of The Denver Post.
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Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources prohibits movement of farmed deer in Minnesota 24.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Department of Natural Resources enacted an emergency rule that prohibits the movement of farmed white-tailed deer for 30 days. The agency says the action is needed to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease to wild deer.
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6 sustainability trends that GreenBiz readers engaged with most in 2019 23.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Our most popular stories of 2019 covered everything from single use-plastic to the built environment.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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How actor Michelle Pfeiffer championed the world's first circular fragrance line 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The first C2C- and EWG-certified fragrances were made with a unique startup-nonprofit-corporate collaboration. Here's what that means for the cosmetics industry at large.
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There are better ways to measure progress 15.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Decision-making favors short-term rewards informed by quick measurements — but calculating in more qualitative data can help.
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In wake of recent storms in Minnesota, event offers chance to prepare for next natural disaster 11.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Southern Minnesota has seen tornadoes, flooding and severe winter storms in the past couple years — and an event taking place Tuesday night aims to get residents better prepared for the next emergency.
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