User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Diversity
Last updated: Jan 16 2020 23:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Notre Dame fire wakes the world up to dangers of lead dust 23.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
It took a blaze that nearly destroyed Paris’ most famous cathedral to reveal a gap in global safety regulations for lead, a toxic building material found across many historic cities.
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On Philanthropy: In the eyes of business leaders, “social purpose” has replaced “shareholder capitalism” 8.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Nearly 50 years ago, Milton Friedman launched the era of “shareholder capitalism.” At that time, the Nobel Prize-winning economist admonished American business leaders that their only responsibility was to maximize profits. The world has changed a lot since then -- for better and for worse. Some still espouse this theory.
When public lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow its own laws.
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When federal lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow it’s own laws.
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Letters: Rounding up geese from parks — cruel or beneficial? (7/7/19) 7.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Should we kill and eat geese from Denver parks? Re: “Geese in roundup are goners,” July 3 news story
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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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5 reasons to keep geotagging 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Public lands face far greater threats than recreational overuse.
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Trump administration rubber stamps Arizona copper mine 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An industry-friendly ruling contradicts years of concerns over potential damage to endangered species, water systems and Native American cultural sites.
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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Denver City Council District 11 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 11 race features Christine M. Alonzo and Stacie Gilmore.
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Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott Alan Durrah.
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Mining companies pollute waterways. Citizens pay. 19.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Nearly 2 billion pounds of toxic waste were dumped into western waterways in 2017, and taxpayers are left to clean up the mess.
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New Mexico lawmakers focus on equity in the outdoors 4.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new fund would help low-income youth play in their public lands.
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Environmental victories don’t guarantee economic justice 14.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without a just transition, the Navajo Generating Station closure will have harmful consequences.
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On-the-ground pollution data spurred stricter zoning in Los Angeles 31.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Locals’ efforts prompted buffers for auto shops and air filter rules for new buildings.
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What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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On Philanthropy: U.N.’s development goals are a roadmap for powerful donor impact 11.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
The United Nations' sustainable development goals offer a detailed roadmap for the world’s governments, businesses and philanthropists to make essential and significant progress on the continuing challenges that threaten billions of people -- and the planet itself.
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Rocky Flats may soon open for recreation, but the feds skipped a study on plutonium exposure and the risk it poses to cyclists and hikers, lawsuit says 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Environmental activists -- and an ex-FBI agent -- are trying to stop Rocky Flats from opening to recreational uses, arguing the federal government has not properly studied the potential risk of exposure to plutonium on the nearly 4,000 acre national wildlife refuge.
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