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Amazing Earthfest provides an opportunity to explore and play on our wildlands 4.5.2021 The Wilderness Society
Image: I"ll let you in on a secret. There is a way for your family to experience the best of southern Utah and northern Arizona and all you have to do is get there. Yup, no need to develop a plan for how to spend your days, others have done that planning for you! Every year, the Amazing Earthfest takes place the third week in May and offers a sample of the rich cultural and natural world surrounding the area of Kanab, Utah. May 13 is the kickoff date for the 6th annual festival. Last year, I participated in a group hike within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that took us through the stunning Paria Canyon and to an incredible sea of color on a picture-perfect day. Contrast the oranges, yellows and whites of the Navajo sandstone with the deep red of Indian paintbrush in bloom, the unending blue in the sky and the greenish-grayish-brownish in the desert grasses and forbes all around. Afterward, I enjoyed a mouthwatering meal at the Rocking V Café and then walked ...
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Opinion: Our national parks are in crisis. Trump's solution is absurd 2.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

U.S. national parks have been chronically starved of funding, but our research shows people are willing to support them.

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How the Interior Department Got Swamped 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This article originally was published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In October 2017, Ben Cassidy walked away from his lucrative lobbying gig at the National Rifle Association, where he raked in as much as $288,333 per year, for a post at the Department of the Interior. He’d spent nearly […]
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The George Soros Conspiracy Theory at the Heart of the Ukraine Scandal 22.11.2019 Mother Jones
For some of Donald Trump’s most enthusiastic backers, the chief villain of the Ukraine scandal is not Adam Schiff or Hunter Biden. It’s George Soros. The liberal billionaire has long been a favorite bogeyman on the right due to his support for progressive causes at home and political reforms abroad. But attacks on Soros—including conspiracy […]
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Incendios forestales: ¿Cómo se generan y qué los propaga? 31.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

La mayoría de los incendios forestales son causados por los humanos. Un estudio encontró que el 84% de los incendios forestales en Estados Unidos fueron causados por la actividad humana y el 16% por los rayos.

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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business |
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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Trump administration wants to vet worries about drilling near national parks from regional offices 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has told park superintendents around the country they must notify Washington supervisors before issuing comments to other parts of the federal government when they are worried about drilling and other proposed developments near national parks.
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Could teff, an ancient African grain, find a foothold in a warming California? 3.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

For now, teff is mostly enjoyed in the United States by Ethiopians and Eritreans, many of whom were forced out by political instability and famine.

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A 35-Year-Old Photo of Bruce Springsteen Just Changed One Man’s Life 28.8.2019 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. In the crowd, a music critic would write that he had seen the future of rock ’n’ roll. Sitting on a drum case at the same Harvard Square venue that night in 1974, photographer Barry […]
Editorial: Trump is trying to unload America's public lands to oil companies before the election 28.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration is in a rush to sell oil leases in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and is racing to open former areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah.

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This Couple Visited All Sixty-One National Parks in Seven Months 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Burned out, this couple hit the road on an epic road trip from Florida to the West Coast to Alaska and everything in between.
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Swimmer Dara Torres dives into Florida's residential waters in search of a buyer 26.8.2019 LA Times: Business

The 12-time Olympic medalist has listed her golf course home in Parkland, Fla., for $1.65 million.

West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Rocky Mountain water managers worried about climate-driven depletion across the Colorado River Basin are mulling a "grand bargain" that would overhaul obligations among seven southwestern states for sharing the river's water.
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'The Matrix 4' Announced, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Return Despite Neo and Trinity's Apparent Deaths 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sure, Neo and Trinity died in "The Matrix Revolutions," but there are still plenty of ways to bring the characters back for "The Matrix 4."
Jewelry from Ancient Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar Unearthed at Mount Zion 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
It is no more than an inch in diameter, but it has enormous implications for the social history of the biblical period.
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Lured by jobs and housing, Karen refugees spread across Minnesota 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A small but growing number of Karen refugees are migrating from the Twin Cities metro area to put down roots in places like Albert Lea, Austin, Marshall and Willmar in Greater Minnesota.
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L.A. Affairs: I hated him ... no way that would change ... no way 3.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The reverend at my church introduced us, but I took an instant dislike to him. He was like a know-it-all. He reminded me of the annoying boy who sat behind you in first grade and pulled your pigtails.

Op-Ed: Pushing the BLM out of Washington puts our public lands in peril 24.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration already privileges use over conservation in the West. Moving the BLM will make matters worse.

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Once nearly extinct, California condor comeback reaches 1,000 chicks 22.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In the 1980s, there were less than two dozen California condors left. Today, more than 500 exist in the world, thanks to the efforts of conservationists.
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Who is Scherie Murray? Jamaican Immigrant Republican Wants to Take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2020 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
New York businesswoman, who moved to U.S. when she was 9, unsuccessfully ran for 31st City Council District in 2009.
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