User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Policy
Last updated: Jan 28 2020 23:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mauna Kea telescope project halted after months of protests 28.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige announced that law enforcement would vacate the area.
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Observe the BLM’s displacement 27.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Moving land-management HQ out of Washington illustrates the ‘deconstruction of the administrative state.’
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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
"Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality," says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. "Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer."With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.
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How companies can source man-made cellulosics more sustainably 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
As a plant-based fiber, man-made cellulosics have the potential to be a more sustainable choice because they are renewable. But the production process can contribute to deforestation.
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How climate change has altered cocoa farming in Ivory Coast 25.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Severe droughts have caused soil fertility to decline and therefore, yields hampered.
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What businesses should know about the evolution of rural solar 23.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Solar panels may harness the sun’s energy in the same way that plants do, but while some rural residents view them as another revenue-enhancing crop, others see them more as weed-like nuisances that threaten their pastoral way of life.
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Interior attorney gave false information to Congress about contact with Koch Foundation 21.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Daniel Jorjani, the agency’s top lawyer, reached out to his former employer for advice in April 2017.
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Why a wildlife biologist became a social justice advocate 16.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Sergio Avila, known prominently for his jaguar research, shifted his focus to equity in the outdoors.
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How 2019 laid the groundwork for change in the chemical industry 15.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There's a movement to regulate toxics such as Chlorpyrifos and PFAS.
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What threatens the black-footed ferret? 10.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Biologists are trying to understand why the species continues to disappear in the West
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As the planet warms, unusual crops could become climate saviors — if we're willing to eat them 8.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
What role can lesser-known crops that thrive under adversity play in efforts to make our global food supply more resilient to climate change?
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Trump’s border wall threatens fish species 31.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The U.S. is skirting conservation laws and withdrawing millions of gallons of groundwater.
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Un-wilding wild horse lands 31.12.2019 Current Issue
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When wildlife safety turns into fierce political debate 31.12.2019 Current Issue
In Island Park, Idaho, a fight over roadkill became a referendum on government control.
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What’s the best way to save California’s redwoods? 20.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists debate whether controlled burns and logging are really the best way to preserve the state’s iconic forests.
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Decision to relocate BLM’s headquarters under investigation 13.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘If this administration is confident the move is defensible,’ Democrats say, the Government Accountability Office ‘should have no problem confirming it.’
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How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource 13.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The company's global sustainability director addresses her passion for social innovation, her philosophy for investments and what makes for successful collaboration.
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This Cherokee congressman is for Trump – and Indian Country 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Markwayne Mullin, who is hard-right and white-passing, may not seem like an Indigenous lawmaker, but he’s no anomaly.
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Party favors: Should parties pick candidates before voters do? 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The 2018 battle over New Mexico’s most conservative district shows just how undemocratic politics can be.
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NEPA transformed federal land management — and has fallen short 6.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A look back at the ground-breaking legislation on its 50th anniversary.
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