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Last updated: Sep 18 2019 23:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the Trump administration is silencing science 18.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
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Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future 16.9.2019 Current Issue
‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’
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Climate change and the challenges to human happiness 16.9.2019 Current Issue
It’s not too late to confront despair.
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A water ‘win-win’ in Colorado? Not so fast. 16.9.2019 Current Issue
A plan to export water from the San Luis Valley to the Denver Metro area is met with defiance.
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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The Mormon Church supplied tainted water to its members for years 2.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Utah regulators turned a blind eye to faulty water systems at a girls’ summer camp, trusting the LDS Church would eventually fix the problem.
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Farmers are reaping the love of Campbell, Kellogg, Stonyfield and Molson Coors 26.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How big data and incentives are helping companies forge closer partnerships across agricultural supply chains.
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The latest from our hologram portal 19.8.2019 Current Issue
We speculate updates to stories and the readers who speak out in 2068.
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New Endangered Species Act rules open door to looser protections 14.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The new implementation guidelines relax habitat protections and favor development.
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Pentair's Phil Rolchigo on using technology to achieve water circularity 5.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Pentair helps companies manage and minimize their water footprints at the beginning of new projects.
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Toxic PFAS chemicals in food and food packaging pose risks to grocery stores and big box retailers 8.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
With toxins in food packaging and supplychains, companies are exposed to major financial, reputational and legal liabilities.
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Five actions to take on National Indigenous Peoples Day 18.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar On June 21, 2019 Canada commemorates National Indigenous Peoples Day. Earlier in June, the Missing and Murdered Women and Girls report came out, calling Canada's treatment of Indigenous peoples "genocide." So now, what do we do? On National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Activist Toolkit is highlighting organizing that's being done to stop the continued discrimination. Stand with these organizers. 1. Stop exposure to toxic waste. On June 6, the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics issued a report based on his eight-stop visit of Canada staying that: ...he was "quite disappointed" with a lack of clear answers from Ontario and Ottawa regarding why a remedy has not been found for the community of Grassy Narrows half a century after the discharge of 10 tonnes of mercury upstream from the First Nation, located about 100 kilometres northeast of Kenora, Ont. -- Olivia Stefanovich, CBC  Read his complete findings here . FreeGrassy.net lists ways in which you can continue to support the complete clean-up of ...
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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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What do the next 20 years hold for the healthcare industry? 7.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's time to think and act quickly to brace for the global impacts of climate change on health.
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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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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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Why this man could end up in jail for helping to save migrant lives 31.5.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
"Every life is sacred, and every soul is a precious gift from heaven." So said President Donald J. Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast last February 7. Trump's Christian posturing would be laughable if his policies weren't so cruel and often deadly. Take, for example, asylum-seekers crossing the U.S. southern border. Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing violence in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico. Increasingly militarized and violent enforcement of border security has driven desperate migrants further from official ports of entry, forcing many to embark on dangerous treks through the scorching deserts of the American Southwest. Scott Warren, a geographer and educator who volunteers with the humanitarian aid groups No More Deaths and Ajo Samaritans, is on trial now in federal court in Tucson, Arizona. If convicted, he could spend 20 years in prison for giving migrants in need, according to his indictment, "food, water, beds and clean clothes." Before heading to his first day in court ...
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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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See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Western states lag behind in both monitoring and regulating the class of ‘forever chemicals.’
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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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