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Edible seaweed is the star of this coastal forager's tour 22.10.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Forage for edible seaweed on a tour that includes a ramen lunch made with the day's harvest.

Navigating the complexities of race in L.A. — and in The Times' newsroom — as a young, Black reporter 27.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Sandy Banks arrived in Los Angeles to work at The Times at 24, never having known anyone who wasn't Black or white. The polyglot dynamic she encountered both fascinated and bewildered her.

How families are keeping Halloween from turning into a COVID-19 nightmare 24.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Parents are turning to spooky scavenger hunts, pumpkin-carving and movie nights as alternatives to trick-or-treating. Health professionals have their own advice on how to safely celebrate Halloween during the pandemic.
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Elk herd overruns Estes Park before being shooed away by police for loitering 23.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
On a sleepy morning in Estes Park, elk took over a town park before police shoed them away for loitering.
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Last call extended to midnight, later in Colorado counties with better COVID-19 stats 20.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Gov. Jared Polis has extended his executive order limiting last call for alcohol during the coronavirus pandemic but with one big change. The time for last call will be dependent on each county's COVID-19 designation according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's dial.
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Peter ‘Show Me the Money’ Daszak Pulls in Big Bucks, through EcoHealth Alliance, for Risky Virus ‘Research’ 3.9.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Peter Daszak, President of EcoHealth Alliance , is a top scientific collaborator , grantwriter and spokesperson for virus hunters and gain-of-function/dual-use researchers, in labs both military and civilian. Daszak works with dozens of high-containment laboratories around the world that collect pathogens and use genetic engineering and synthetic biology to make them more infectious, contagious, lethal or drug-resistant. These include labs controlled by the U.S. Department of Defense, in countries in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa. Many of these labs are staffed by former biological weapons scientists. (See Arms Watch’s reports .) Before the Biological Weapons Convention was ratified, this research was called what it is: biological weapons research. Now, it’s euphemistically called gain-of-function or dual-use research. Gain-of-function research to alter coronaviruses for the infection of humans goes back to 1999 or earlier , years before the first novel coronavirus ...
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A new cookbook packed with delicious dishes that also make you feel good 18.8.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

In her new cookbook, author Lindsay Maitland Hunt makes the case for healthful eating that's actually delicious.

Denver Art Museum’s current exhibition looks into the souls of two of art’s most famous painters 16.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
"Natural Forces" holds up under the stress because it sticks to a well-constructed and trail-blazing narrative. It feels like a factual and essential story.
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11 tips for finding a job when you're over 50, from an 'ageism' expert 15.8.2020 LA Times: Business

Job hunting is never easy, and during the COVID economy it's gotten even harder. But what if you're over 50? Ageism expert Kerry Hannon weighs in on whether older adults are more or less likely to be hired in today's market and what they can do to become more competitive.

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'This rice is life-giving!': An Eagle Rock chef shares her recipe 6.8.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Cacao Mexicatessen chef Christy Lujan shares her restaurant's recipe for cilantro lime rice.

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With the Virus on the Rise, Alaskans Crowd Rivers to Stock Up on Wild Salmon 2.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was produced by the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a non-profit news organization.    Cortney Edwards’ camp at the mouth of the Kasilof River in south central Alaska looks like a preschool in the sand. His white Suburban and a long piece of driftwood cordon off a stretch of beach that is filled with toys, […]
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In western Colorado, wary ranchers eye wolves’ arrival and fear urban voters will introduce more 26.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado's statewide wolf-reintroduction ballot initiative is rankling rural communities, rekindling old conflicts over the purpose of public lands. It's straining the hard-won partnership that ensures, if not pure nature, the conservation of open landscapes in the face of Colorado's population growth and development boom.
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Global warming is driving polar bears toward extinction, researchers say 21.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers Say
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Why Bats Are Ecological Superheroes 9.7.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Bats are sometimes feared and greatly misunderstood. They’ve been particularly vilified in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as many are falsely pushing the narrative that bats, and the sale of bats and other animals in wet markets, are to blame for the outbreak. We now have proof that’s simply not true. For more information, be sure to check out tomorrow’s interview with virologist and molecular biologist Jonathan Latham, Ph.D. 

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It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards 2.6.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards Carol Goodstein Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00 Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of the store before 7 a.m., as socially distanced shoppers — securely donned in gloves, masks and even plastic face shields — wait nervously to scavenge for their week’s worth of essentials along with their COVID-19 indulgences: the extra bars of Hu chocolates and Enjoy Life cookies, in my family’s case. We once thought of foraging as an activity engaged in only by our very remote ancestors and distant "primitive" people. But the spread of COVID-19 has heightened the subsistence survival instinct in all of us. In a way, we are not so dissimilar from "primitive" people in places such as the Amazon Basin as we might have thought.  And now, we’re all vulnerable to the same pandemic virus. Only with virtually no resistance, no ...
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15 Indigenous Crops to Boost Your Immune System and Celebrate Biodiversity 30.5.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

This Friday, May 22, marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. Every year, the United Nations uses this day as an opportunity both to celebrate the Earth’s stunning biodiversity and to recognize our task to protect it. 

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Op-Ed: Distance learning? Even my students will tell you that's not the future 26.5.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Magic happens in a physical classroom, not through online platforms popularized during the coronavirus quarantine.

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New CDC warning old hat to Chicagoans: Rats scurry for food during COVID-19 restaurant closures 26.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Rats in Chicago are getting hungrier, bolder during Illinois' stay-at-home order. With restaurants closed, they’ll follow the food indoors and resort to cannibalism before they starve.
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Colorado wildlife agency’s past research raises questions about mountain lion hunting levels 24.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
Five years ago, Colorado Parks and Wildlife scientists found that killing mountain lions at the levels agency managers allow across much of the state — including what’s now being planned for the next decade on the Western Slope — will lead to declining numbers, contrary to the goal of ensuring stability for this species.
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City of Denver accepting applications for restaurants and bars that want to move dining areas outside 19.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Ahead of any set reopening date, the city of Denver on Monday announced that restaurants and bars could begin submitting proposals to operate outdoors in parking lots, on sidewalks and in streets. Once approved, the new al fresco dining areas would be allowed to run until at least Sept. 7, according to a city release. […]
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