User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Policy
Last updated: Nov 20 2019 23:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Wildlife refuges suffer under budget cuts and staff shortages 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The key mission of the Refuge System — to protect and restore wildlife habitat — may be falling by the wayside.
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American Forests CEO Jad Daley on collaborative forest protection efforts and the tree equity movement 12.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
When American Forests was founded in 1875, the United States had no systems for forest governance and management. At the birth of the organization, American Forests pulled together a group of 50,000 people across sectors to establish the first-ever American Forest Congress and the first annual National Arbor Day, which marked the start of the American forest conservation movement. Today, the same coordination and synergistic energy in the United States is needed to bring together the private and public sectors to conserve forests.
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Humans are great at giving real problems the side-eye 11.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Two new titles provide insight on the willful ignorance that lead to the West’s water woes.
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The West is more than heroes and villains 11.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In ‘This Land,’ Christopher Ketcham roams the West in search of both, and misses a lot in between.
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Exploring the business case for carbon removal 11.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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Smog and smoke: The West’s air is the dirtiest it’s been since 2009 4.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A growing economy, looser regulations and uptick in fires are all factors.
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What western states can learn from Native American wildfire management strategies 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Indigenous climate adaptation plans have actively managed forest ecosystems with fire for centuries.
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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Killing Bullwinkle: Big money and controversy surround Western trophy hunts 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Wealthy hunters pay top dollar for desired hunts, padding Fish and Game budgets and prodding resistance.
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A hunt for tribal recognition at the U.S.-Canada border 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Rick Desautel shot an elk to prove the Arrow Lakes Band — unrecognized as a First Nation in Canada — still exists.
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Skoolies; preservation vs. profit; forest therapy 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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BLM chief’s wild horse fixation distracts from the real threats to public land 25.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Species extinction, near-constant wildfire and widespread drought are a few omens William Perry Pendley might consider instead.
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Lumber salvaged from Baltimore’s houses and trees creates jobs and cuts wood waste 25.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
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Can a campaign for nature and community rights stop aerial spraying in Oregon? 23.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The push for more local control upends the typical pattern of Westerners fighting against regulation.
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In Oregon, the fight for local control upends Western norms 23.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates for an aerial pesticide spray ban are fighting for more protection and rights of nature.
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Palm oil buyers cultivate Mexico's ambition to grow a sustainable industry 22.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Food companies Oleopalma and PepsiCo lead smallholder certification drive.
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Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more 22.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake 18.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
More mechanized traffic in already crowded parks is another Trump administration gift to industry and Utah politicians.
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Iowa’s farmers are ready for a national discussion on transforming US agriculture 18.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Incremental change in agriculture is not moving quickly enough.
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