User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Policy
Last updated: Jun 19 2019 20:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Job Corps cuts hurt communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief 19.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Trump administration efforts to privatize and close centers meets bipartisan pushback.
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The rise of wildfire-resilient communities 17.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As fire seasons become longer and deadlier, communities turn to urban planning to combat dangers.
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The West’s worst fires aren’t burning in forests 13.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Range fires get bigger every year, threatening sagebrush habitat and rural towns.
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‘None of this happened the way you think it did’ 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
For years, the clients of a Colorado funeral home kept their loved ones’ cremated remains. Then the FBI called.
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Why the US-China trade war is leaving firms vulnerable to soy risk 10.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
China's growing demand for soy is leaving billions of dollars of investments exposed to deforestation risks, CDP report finds.
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How regenerative land and livestock management practices can sequester carbon 7.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
General Mills' CSO on how animal agriculture can be regenerative, too.
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Report Report: Climate risk, biodiversity, natural capital and plastic 4.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Interior Department’s coal reboot ignores tribes and curtails public input 3.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Obama administration wanted to rethink coal leasing; now, Trump is rushing forward.
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Court throws book at BLM over fracking Chaco 3.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The agency failed to consider water use.
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Interior Department border deployments are mired in secrecy 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Law enforcement agents guarding wildlife refuges have been sent to the border, leaving public lands more exposed.
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A glimpse into a border enforcement deployment that’s mired in secrecy 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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Food security is a huge threat to Singapore — is urban farming the answer? 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The island-state imports most of its food, but is threatened by crop yields and policy changes around the world.
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Coastal recovery and resilience: bringing a damaged wetland back to life 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative methods to revive a badly damaged salt marsh.
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The ‘shenanigans’ behind a federal employee’s decision to blow the whistle 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Pressured by higher-ups, a Fish and Wildlife field supervisor smoothed the way for a 28,000-home development along a fragile Arizona river.
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Good news and new tools to help companies fight against global deforestation 30.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Three ways to move towards a forest-positive future.
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The toll of tourism: Can Southeast Asia save its prized natural areas? 29.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From Thailand to Bali, a huge increase in tourists, many from China and other rapidly developing economies, is straining sensitive ecosystems to the breaking point. Some countries are trying to control the boom, with a few closing popular destinations to allow damaged areas to heal.
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How carbon markets can boost biodiversity and slow climate change 29.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Here’s where markets stand now — and how we move them forward quickly.
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With infrastructure reform, U.S. could build world’s biggest, greenest carbon sink 28.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There's bipartisan agreement on the sad state of US infrastructure — an opportunity not just to build roads, but to create jobs and end climate change.
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B.C. Appeal Court's Trans Mountain ruling may not be quite the slam-dunk Alberta thinks it is 27.5.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
David J. Climenhaga The unanimous ruling Friday by the British Columbia Court of Appeal that the B.C. government does not have the constitutional authority to control what goes inside the federally regulated Trans Mountain pipeline is being hailed as a great victory in Alberta. Church bells didn't actually ring on Friday, but the general tone of media coverage of the decision by five justices of the B.C. Court of Appeal was that it was "a great victory for Premier Jason Kenney" and a "humiliating court defeat" for B.C. Premier John Horgan. Both of the passages in quotation marks were actually written in Postmedia's Calgary Herald, which may be limbering up for the Toronto-based corporation's hoped-for new role as part of Kenney's partisan "war room" anti-environmentalism operation. The first statement is obviously untrue, beyond the fact the ruling was the one longed for by Kenney and his new United Conservative Party government. Kenney literally had nothing to do with it. If any single politician ...
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Where water is life, many on the Pine Ridge Reservation go thirsty 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A pipeline’s promise is fulfilled for white ranchers while tribal communities are left waiting.
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