User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Deforestation :: All Forests
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Forest Service seeks to exempt some logging and mining from environmental review rules 13.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday announced plans to narrow the scope of a major environmental law, allowing the agency to fast-track activity throughout the national forest system without undergoing environmental review.

The proposed changes could potentially make it easier for logging, road...

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Trump administration seeking to overhaul forest management rules 12.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to a landmark environmental law that would allow it to fast-track some forest management projects, including logging and prescribed burning.
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Ethical Elephant Sanctuaries to Add to your Bucket List 28.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Get up close and personal with endangered pachyderms at these ethical elephant sanctuaries.
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Laser drones protect Scottish forests 25.5.2019 BBC: Technology
The drones use lidar to create a 3D picture to assess the health of what lies beneath the forest canopy.
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Review: Historical drama ‘The Lumber Baron’ aims high with low results 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Ambition overtakes ways and means in “The Lumber Baron,” a fusty and unpersuasive if well-intentioned drama about the American logging industry circa 1910 that has “Masterpiece Theatre” aims but far more pedestrian results.

When a cranky Wisconsin lumber magnate (Alex Miller) drops dead unexpectedly,...

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California may let polluters offset carbon by preserving rain forests. Here are the pitfalls 23.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California, a global leader on climate change, is poised to take the lead once again as it considers expanding its carbon offset program to allow polluting companies to compensate for their excess emissions by paying to preserve the Amazon rainforest.

That sounds like a winning proposition: The...

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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Endangered Species Day: List of Most Threatened Animals in the World 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are 18 animals on the WWF's critically endangered list.
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Koalas 'Functionally Extinct' in Australia with Just 80,000 Remaining 13.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Once a koala population falls below a critical point it can no longer produce the next generation, leading to extinction.
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Nature's emergency: Where we are in five graphics 5.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Five graphics that show how nature is disappearing faster than at any other point in human history.
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Leuser rainforest: Are palm oil farmers shooting orangutans? 4.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Deforestation caused by palm oil cultivation is pushing orangutans closer to farmers who see them as pests.
Biodiversity heroes: The teenagers saving Madagascar's wildlife 3.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
This quiet, teen revolution could pave the way to Madagascar's sustainable future.
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How cow dung can help fight climate change 29.4.2019 BBC: Science
Keeping soil in good condition is key to keeping carbon locked away, and it's possible cows can help.
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Remember the Rainforests? We Still Haven’t Saved Them. 27.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Every half hour, the world lost a football-field chunk of tropical forest in 2018. Over the course of the year, that added up to a total forest loss of nearly 30 million acres, an area the size of Pennsylvania, according […]
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'Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable' 26.4.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
600 scientists call on the EU to make trade with Brazil more sustainable to protect the planet.
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Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels 25.4.2019 BBC: Science
Forests in tropical regions are disappearing at the rate of 30 football fields a minute, say researchers.
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Agencies work to minimize impact of Boulder Canyon blasting on golden eagles 22.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Rock blasting set to begin Tuesday in lower Boulder Canyon, part of a significant road improvement project, will take its toll on drivers' patience due to the associated road closures. Steps are being taken to ensure certain other feathers don't get ruffled.
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Mexico’s Monarch Butterflies Are in Grave Danger. Scientists Are Moving an Entire Forest to Save Them. 17.4.2019 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here.  Tree by tree, Mexican scientists are planting the first stages of a new forest in the mountains of the country’s central Michoacan state. They’re taking saplings from oyamel fir trees further down the mountain […]
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Crews work to rescue 2 men trapped in trench in Windsor 17.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Crews are attempting to free two men who are trapped in a 15-foot trench in Windsor.
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Colorado wildlife officials warn residents as bears awake from winter slumber 17.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado wildlife officials are warning residents to take precaution as bears begin to wake up from their winter slumber.
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