User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
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Last updated: Nov 22 2017 18:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Giving thanks for four decades of protecting turkeys 21.11.2017 TreeHugger
The wild turkey is one of the most enduring symbols of Thanksgiving – but you may not know how close we’ve all come to losing these birds. As recently as 1973, there were only about 1.5 million wild turkeys in all of North America.
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Drones intrude on the outdoor experience 21.11.2017 Writers on the Range
As drones become less expensive, they’re also becoming more ubiquitous outdoors.
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How Ryan Bundy sees the West 20.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The Bunkerville standoff case portends a trial over federal authority in the region.
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Fish and Wildlife retracts opposition to Arizona project 17.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Trump sidelines science, the agency flips on San Pedro River development.
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The American Far Right Never Went Away 16.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
The recent and apparently sudden re-emergence of the far right has shocked many Americans who believed these groups had gone extinct or been permanently banished to the fringes. But in fact the far right flourished and grew during the administrations of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, found common ground with the more mainstream, "pro-business" right in a racist backlash to Barack Obama and coalesced around the candidacy of Donald Trump.  Chanting "White lives matter," "You will not replace us," and "Jews will not replace us," several hundred white nationalists and white supremacists carrying torches marched in a parade through the University of Virginia campus last night. The "alt-right" is not a new occurrence, just a new name, argues David Neiwert. (Photo: Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post via Getty Images) Where did the far-right figures who suddenly seem everywhere in the American political landscape come from? Investigative reporter David Neiwert has been tracking fascist and extreme-right ...
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A man and his house of relics, in search of a self 13.11.2017 Current Issue
What is the right way to treat artifacts that do not belong to you?
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The border as a ‘weaponized’ landscape 13.11.2017 Current Issue
Border Patrol agent-turned-author Francisco Cantú examines his experiences.
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A map of language charted by Navajo philosophy 13.11.2017 Current Issue
Esther Belin is trying to shape a uniquely Navajo way of writing.
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Forest lives are changing, with combined human/insect threats. 13.11.2017 Earth Times
From Myanmar, through the Congo to the Atlantic forests of Brazil, we are neglecting our rainforests, but temperate forests are also suffering, often from pest influences as global warming really takes hold in certain regions. How to help prevent a treeless future - as always, take these pieces of well-informed, well-rounded and interesting advice.
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California Westlands water settlement in limbo 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The deal addresses toxic drainage but could fall apart without congressional action.
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Zinke’s new sage grouse plans ignores years of work 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The changes adhere with Trump’s goals of energy dominance on public lands.
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Bundy trial delayed as the defense hammers on feds 9.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Defense wants more transparency on surveillance footage and shredded documents.
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Drilling, Drilling, Everywhere: Will the Trump Administration Take Down the Arctic Refuge? 9.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
(Photo: Robynm ; Edited: LW / TO)   The stories at Truthout equip ordinary people with the facts and resources to create extraordinary change. Support this vital work by making a tax-deductible donation now. What happens in the Arctic doesn't just stay up north. It affects the world, as that region is the  integrator  of our planet's climate systems, atmospheric and oceanic. At the moment, the northernmost places on Earth are  warming  at more than twice the global average, a phenomenon whose impact is already being felt planetwide. Welcome to the world of  climate breakdown  -- and to the world of Donald Trump. The set of climate feedbacks contributing to further warming in the Arctic are about to be aided and abetted by President Trump, his Interior Department, and a Republican-controlled Congress. The impact of their decisions will be experienced around the world. While the United States is still recovering from the deaths, suffering, and devastation caused by extreme hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and ...
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The US Southern Command's Silent Occupation of the Amazon 9.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thanks a Brazilian soldier for assisting with his tour of the jungle training center in Manaus, Brazil, on March 28, 2012. Dempsey was there to visit the jungle training center which borders several different countries in the Amazon Basin. (DOD photo by US Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega, Joint Staff) The US is conducting joint military exercises on Indigenous territories in the Amazon under the pretext of training local troops to deliver emergency humanitarian aid. However, local activists are warning that the operation is nothing more than a strategic move to gain access to natural resources on Indigenous land and bolster US hegemony in the region.   Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thanks a Brazilian soldier for assisting with his tour of the jungle training center in Manaus, Brazil, on March 28, 2012. Dempsey was there to visit the jungle training center which borders several different countries in the ...
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Protecting 'High Carbon' Rainforests Also Protects Threatened Wildlife 6.11.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Conservation efforts focused on protecting forests using carbon-based policies also benefit mammal diversity, new research at Kent has found.
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Jury selection begins as key Bundy trial opens in Las Vegas 2.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Prospective jurors faced questions on mass shootings, conspiracy theories and more.
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Raton tries to rise again 2.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A former coal mining town takes measured approach to economic recovery.
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The Forest Service’s battle against illegal marijuana farms 31.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Drug cartels on federal land pose enormous environmental and financial costs.
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Survey Gauges Top Leaders Views of Environmental Policy Landscape 30.10.2017 Environmental News Network
In spring 2017, researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions set out to determine what and how a broad cross-section of thought leaders at private corporations, nonprofits, government agencies, and universities think about emerging environmental trends, risks, and opportunities.Through the Emerging Environmental Issues Survey, the researchers aimed to assess both the reach and the manageability of environmental change.
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Where is the forest-restoration economy? 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The budget-starved Forest Service gives jobs to the lowest bidder instead of local communities.
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