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Why companies should pay for biodiversity 10.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's all a part of their bottom line.
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Coming up: Faith in journalism and the changing media landscape 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When it comes to getting your news, where do you go? Who do you trust?
Barbary macaques – threatened and unique. 5.12.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
How can you describe the threats existing to species, both large and small? Using the highly-threatened primates, we can perhaps see how they have contrived to exist until the current time. Then we can better understand just how we can prevent factors simply wiping them from the face of the earth, often through ignorance, lack of care, prejudice and of course the universal profit motive. Conservation begins in our minds, but demands much more than that.
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Protecting the 'sponge': Preserving forests in Mississippi headwaters boost water quality 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Experts say forests play a critical role in protecting the water quality of the Mississippi and the lakes and rivers in its watershed.
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Forests could be a hot topic at COP 24 despite not being on the agenda 29.11.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Katowice, Poland was an odd location to pick for this year’s UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP 24). The city is small and its ambiance may not be very conductive for climate negotiations (it is frigid, dark, and shrouded with coal smog in December). Yet this is where the important task of finalizing the rules of […]
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The U.S. can avoid tens of thousands of deaths, hundreds of billions in damages annually 29.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
The Fourth National Climate Assessment Report gives us some bad news, but there's a silver lining.
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Fast-tracking logging on federal lands may not lessen wildfire risk 29.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The current version of the Farm Bill includes House-backed provisions that would streamline logging projects on federal land. The administration argues logging could mitigate wildfire risk.
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Better forest management won't end wildfires, but it can reduce the risks — here's how 28.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Facing unprecedented conditions, it is more critical now than ever to fund fireproof investments, increase partnerships and improve policies.
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Is palm oil the new plastic? Big brands and suppliers under fire over deforestation 23.11.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The hot-button issue has raised new controversy as of late.
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The challenges of global water supply and demand 22.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Research shows that inequities in watersheds have led to conflict — and that may be exacerbated by climate change.
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DNR signs deal to transform Fort Snelling buildings into homes 22.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was once the military capital of the Dakotas, and George Armstrong Custer's superior officer commanded there for a time. It served the armed forces from the Spanish American War until after the dropping of the atomic bomb.
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One year after corporate methane advocacy commitments, serious doubts emerge 20.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
One year after corporate methane advocacy commitments, serious doubts emerge
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Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Finland's president isn't sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests.
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One year after corporate methane advocacy commitments, serious doubts emerge 17.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
One year after corporate methane advocacy commitments, serious doubts emerge
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Why Brazil's new president may cause more rainforest destruction, violence 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing president-elect of Brazil who campaigned with a pledge to "make Brazil great," has policy priorities critics say will hasten global climate change and increase violent acts against environmental protectors.
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Senate OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast water compromise 15.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The U.S. Senate has approved a compromise policy on dumping ship ballast water in coastal ports and the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive species that damage the environment and the economy.
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Location, location, location: How to manage valuable landscapes for carbon sequestration 15.11.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Carbon storage is a cost-effective climate strategy for policymakers and landowners.
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Four reasons why the California Air Resources Board should endorse the California Tropical Forest Standard 15.11.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
California has acted a global climate leader, but the most significant step the state can take right now is to endorse the Tropical Forest Standard to help avert climate catastrophe, protect biodiversity, and support the indigenous communities who depend on tropical forests.
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Minnesota, U.S. land holds keys to staving off climate change 15.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new study finds that changes in land use across the country could help mitigate climate change in a bigger way than previously known, without affecting land humans need.
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Minnesota comes closer to decision on massive flood diversion project 14.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota DNR says it still has concerns about the impact of the Fargo Moorhead flood diversion project.
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