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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
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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Re-enacting a past where cattle were king in the South Bay and California's president lived in Mexico 18.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A battle re-enactment from California's era of rancho landholders, complete with cattle roping and kids activities, is happening next month. And you'll want to be there, to learn about and explore the grounds of one of the most pivotal moments in this region's history.

Privately owned Fisher’s Peak in southern Colorado to become 42nd state park 12.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For generations, the 9,630-foot-high Fisher's Peak has been a big part of both the physical and psychological landscape for people in Trinidad and other parts of southern Colorado. But it's been off-limits because it was on a large private ranch.Now, Gov. Jared Polis has announced plans to join with the city of Trinidad and conservation organizations to make the area Colorado's 42nd state park.
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Bill to open Hollister Ranch beaches to the public heads to Gov. Newsom. Will he sign it? 10.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom has until Oct. 13 to decide whether to sign AB 1680, which requires that the public be allowed to enter Holliater Ranch by land and access some of its 8.5 miles of shoreline by April 2022.

Vesicular stomatitis confirmed in 32 Colorado counties 31.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The contagious disease primarily affects cattle, horses, mules, donkeys, swine and occasionally sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas. Humans are rarely affected by the disease, agriculture officials said. 
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Bailey boy attacked by mountain lion released from the hospital 28.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The 8-year-old boy seriously injured in a mountain lion attack in Bailey last week was released from the hospital, the Platte Canyon Fire Department announced Tuesday.
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Letters to the Editor: Burning the Amazon forest is the dumbest thing humanity can do 28.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Humans are destroying irreplaceable Amazon rain forest so they can graze more cattle and eat more meat. Is there anything more frightening than this?

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Editorial: The Amazon is burning and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro doesn't care 27.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Fires burning at the edge of the Amazon rainforest -- intentionally set to clear land for farm fields and cattle grazing -- endanger the health of the planet.

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Op-Ed: Brazil's politics are making the Amazon fires worse. But other factors are at play too 27.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Fire is used to prepare fields for planting, but this year, the motivation for setting fires may also have a political dimension.

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The Amazon rainforest is on fire. Climate scientists fear a tipping point is near 26.8.2019 LA Times: Science

Land-grabbers in Brazil are slashing and burning the Amazon rainforest. If too many trees are removed, Earth's climate could lose a critical buffer.

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How Did the Amazon Rainforest Fires Start? 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Brazil has experienced a record number of wildfires this year, more than half of which occurred in the Amazon region.
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Stop Sharing Those Viral Photos of the Amazon Burning 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
The hashtag #AmazonRainforest was trending on Twitter Wednesday, with many users outraged that the mainstream media was not sufficiently reporting on the fires that have ravaged the world’s largest rainforest. There are very real fires burning in the Amazon and they do deserve more coverage, but there’s a big problem with this viral campaign: Most of […]
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Mexico wants to run a tourist train through its Mayan heartland — should it? 20.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Big public works like the Maya Train demand careful planning. But the environmental and social repercussions could be disastrous.
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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The climate solutions beneath our feet 15.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
if 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
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Is grass-fed beef really better for the planet? Here's the science 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There are many elements to consider: climate, animal welfare, greenhouse-gas emissions, land use. And with so many factors at play, sometimes the answer gets complicated.
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To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, U.N. says 8.8.2019 LA Times: Science

The land beneath our feet can be a powerful tool for combating global warming, but only if it's used wisely. A new U.N. report considers the options.

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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate? 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.
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'Fortnite' Update 10.0 Adds New Season X Map & BRUTE - Patch Notes 1.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Fortnite" update 10.0 is live with huge changes for Season 10. See the new map and say hi to the BRUTE in the patch notes.
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Trump revived the Cadiz water project. Now California has added a new hurdle 1.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a law blocking the controversial Cadiz project from pumping groundwater from the Mojave Desert without approval from the State Lands Commission.

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