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Category: Water Quality :: Wetlands
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ESA Endorses Four-Dimensional Ecology Education Framework 14.1.2019 EcoTone
By Kenneth Klemow, Alan Berkowitz, Kim Bjorgo-Thorne, Carmen Cid, Jennifer Doherty, Diane Ebert-May, George Middendorf, Bob Pohlad, and Pamela Templer   January 14, 2019   “…ecological issues in this country are intensifying, and many overwhelmingly important ecological problems are now correctly recognized as global in nature. Under these circumstances, it is not responsible for this ...
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Policy News: January 7, 2019 7.1.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Ryan Zinke’s Real Legacy Is Rolling Back Environmental Protections and Cozying Up to Big Oil 2.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The question was about climate change—the man-made global crisis that Ryan Zinke, as a Montana state senator, once urged President Barack Obama to take action on, but in recent years has become willfully blasé about. “It appears that the world is laughing at […]
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Goose is found with an arrow through its neck at the same Huntington Beach park where birds were drugged 1.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The birds at a Huntington Beach park have had a rough holiday season, and a local wildlife rescue center has had to handle the unfortunate events.

At around the same time the Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center received a call about two birds that had been found drugged after consuming pills scattered...

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Birds recovering in Huntington Beach after drug overdose 25.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Two birds are recovering at a wildlife care center after officials said the animals overdosed on pills dumped at a park in Huntington Beach.

Last week, authorities said, a man spotted hundreds of pills on the grass at Carr Park. After seeing a goose in distress, he called animal control.

A Canada...

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This Month in Climate Science: More Winter Crime, Dying Shellfish, Drier Forests 21.12.2018 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: More Winter Crime, Dying Shellfish, Drier Forests Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew research attributes climate change to the sharp declines in shellfish populations on the East Coast of the U.S. Photo by Flickr/Malcolm Murdoch. Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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An Illustrated Guide to the Swamp Creature Who Could Be the Next Interior Secretary 21.12.2018 Mother Jones
While Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke grabbed headlines for a dubious land deal and ethically questionable private plane trips, his unobtrusive deputy, David Bernhardt, was hard at work remaking the department that oversees the nation’s public lands and parks. Now that Zinke has succumbed to ethics challenges and will retire from Interior at the end of the year, […]
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Army Corps accepting comments on Enbridge Line 3 pipeline permit 21.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The oil pipeline project, which replaces and expands Enbridge's existing Line 3, received state approval earlier this year and is now trying to secure a number of permits.
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Trump administration unveils major Clean Water Act rollback 12.12.2018 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration unveiled its plan Tuesday for a major rollback of the Clean Water Act, a blueprint drawn up at the behest of farm groups, real estate developers and other business interests that would end federal protections on thousands of miles of streams and wetlands.

The proposal has...

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ESA voices concern about EPA’s effort to weaken the Clean Water Rule 12.12.2018 EcoTone
  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 x205, alison@esa.org   The Ecological Society of America is concerned with the proposed rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule (Waters of the United States Rule or ...
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STATEMENT: Trump’s Proposed Rollback of Water Protections Will Lead to High Costs and More Pollution 12.12.2018 WRI Stories
STATEMENT: Trump’s Proposed Rollback of Water Protections Will Lead to High Costs and More Pollution WASHINGTON (December 12, 2018) —The Trump Administration proposed new restrictions on which wetlands and waterways will be protected by the Clean Water Act. The proposed rule will re-define the protected "Waters of the United States," to exclude temporary streams that flow after heavy rain and snow, as well as wetlands not adjacent or connected by surface water to major water bodies. According... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trump wants to roll back federal water protections. What will that mean for Minnesota? 12.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The rule likely won't have significant impact in Minnesota, where state regulations of wetlands and other water bodies have been in place for decades. Here's a breakdown of the proposal and what it might mean for the state.
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Trump administration poised to strip protections from up to two-thirds of California streams and millions of acres nationwide 11.12.2018 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration is poised to roll back Clean Water Act protections on millions of acres of waterways and wetlands, including up to two-thirds of California’s inland streams, following through on a promise to agriculture interests and real estate developers to rewrite an Obama-era rule...

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Trump EPA proposes big changes to federal water protections 11.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.
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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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Restoring a Vital Storm Buffer for Southeastern Louisiana 7.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Restoring a Vital Storm Buffer for Southeastern Louisiana
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Delta Dispatches: These Resources Put Louisiana's Coast at Your Fingertips 30.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Delta Dispatches: These Resources Put Louisiana's Coast at Your Fingertips
A Quick Jaunt from New Orleans Reveals the Opportunity to Restore Louisiana’s Coast 27.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
A Quick Jaunt from New Orleans Reveals the Opportunity to Restore Louisiana’s Coast
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