User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: Wildlife Protection
Last updated: Sep 23 2019 07:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Land conservation key to bringing back Minnesota bird population 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Like the rest of the country, Minnesota is seeing a steep decline in population numbers for certain birds.
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Bald eagles have found themselves a new home: Suburbia 19.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Bald eagles are choosing to nest close to human activity, but no one knows why.

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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Interior Department has released its final plans to allow a pristine Alaska wildlife refuge to be leased for oil drilling.

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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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Endangered Sea Turtle Shot With Spear in Florida Upper Keys 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The turtle called "Splinter" was found off the Key Largo coast with a 3-foot spear in her neck, tangled in a buoy rope and in distress.
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Prairie dog protection group wants judge to block Commerce City prairie dog extermination 10.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Prairie Protection Colorado has asked a federal judge to block Commerce City's plan to kill off a prairie dog colony.
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Water interests are fighting California's bid to block Trump's environmental rollbacks 9.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California lawmakers are set to adopt strict Obama-era federal environmental and worker safety rules the Trump administration is dismantling. Big water agencies are fighting it.

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Brazil's President Is Too Afraid to Stop the Amazon Fires. But the World Can't Wait | Opinion 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump's ally in Brazil is so fearful of foreign interference and losing power that he's willing to let the largest tropical rainforest on Earth burn.
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Florida Woman Bitten by an Alligator After Stepping on It Thought It Was a Log 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Kelsey Pollack of West Palm Beach had a narrow escape after she stepped on the creature.
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Newly hired scientist for California among boat fire victims 6.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Aboard were respected scientists, engineers, free spirits and parents with their teenage and adult children — all brought together over a passion for scuba diving. Two divers were celebrating their birthdays.
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Baby Sea Turtles Found Burned to Death on Florida Beach: 'Burned Babies Everywhere' 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea turtles are among the oldest creatures on the planet. However, they are facing significant threats from human activities.
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California becomes first state to ban fur trapping after Gov. Newsom signs law 5.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

A new ban on fur trapping for animal pelts makes California the first state in the nation to outlaw the practice statewide, bringing an end to a centuries-old livelihood that was intertwined with the rise of the Western frontier.

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Hurricane Dorian Probably Just Made a Species of Bird Go Extinct 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Our thoughts are with the people and biodiversity in this tragedy," Diana Bell—a professor of Conservation a Biology—said
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National Wildlife Day: Most Endangered Species and How You Can Help 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A landmark U.N. report recently warned that one million species around the world are at risk of extinction due to human pressures and climate change.
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In time for hunting season, state agencies open more trust lands to sportsmen 3.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
It's official: more of Colorado's state trust lands will open to hunters and anglers starting the first of September.
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What is sustainable palm oil? 3.9.2019 BBC: Science
Can the palm oil industry improve its impact on the environment?
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It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward extinction 1.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of protecting confiscated pangolins -- already critically endangered -- a local government body is accused of sending them back to smugglers.

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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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