User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Policy
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Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California? 20.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Where industrial monocrops dominate, small farms form an agricultural resistance in the Central Valley.
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The roar of military jets triggers a crusade for quiet 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As “Growlers” shatter the calm of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, a push for quiet grows.
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Bears Ears’ only visitor center isn’t run by the feds 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
With the monument facing stripped-down protections and sky rocketing visitation, a local nonprofit built its own guerrilla visitor center to educate the masses.
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Study finds 96% of national parks have hazardous air quality 10.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Popular parks such as Yosemite and Joshua Tree have pollution levels that threaten visitors and wildlife.
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Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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5 reasons to keep geotagging 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Public lands face far greater threats than recreational overuse.
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Indigenous educators fight for an accurate history of California 29.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Golden State is ignoring a history of violence against Native Americans.
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Judge orders industries to pay royalties for public land extraction 25.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Tens of millions more dollars will flow into Western communities after a federal court throws out the Trump administration’s industry-friendly deal.
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Trump’s infrastructure order threatens local right to protect the environment 24.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Washington blocked a coal terminal under the Clean Water Act. New rules could subvert that authority.
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UN decade of family farming puts spotlight on food insecurity 24.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Food & Health The United Nations has declared the years 2019 to 2028 as the UN Decade of Family Farming, citing the need to stem hunger and work toward food security. The official launch of the decade will take place in May. The UN has identified a number of key issues, including public policies, that promote the development of family farms, the protection of biodiversity, forests necessary to supporting family farms, sustainable fisheries and agroecology. While 2014 was officially the year of family farming, the UN states that, by creating a decade dedicated to family farming , it aims to draw attention to the fact that the people who produce more than 80 per cent of the planet's food paradoxically are often the most vulnerable to hunger.  My hope is that the UN decade will expose and emphasize the real causes of hunger on this planet -- how the creation of hunger is directly linked to environmental degradation and land grabbing; the loss of family farms and farmland to speculation and concentration, an ...
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The Blackfeet Nation is trying to open its own national park 23.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Members of the Blackfeet Nation want tourists to understand how the story of Glacier National Park is really the story of their nation.
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Fire-starting ranchers get a new blessing from BLM 17.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The agency hopes the Hammonds’ cows will reduce fire risk in eastern Oregon.
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The persistent trampling of the West 15.4.2019 Current Issue
Environmental laws are one way to force people to consider their actions.
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How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison 15.4.2019 Current Issue
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
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Don’t scapegoat the horses 15.4.2019 Current Issue
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Trump administration rubber stamps Arizona copper mine 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An industry-friendly ruling contradicts years of concerns over potential damage to endangered species, water systems and Native American cultural sites.
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Cliven Bundy case appealed by feds 10.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Prosecutor says missteps were inadvertent.
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Climate cases set the stage for oil and gas leasing reform 10.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The decisions could curb greenhouse gas emissions from public lands.
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