User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: Wildlife Protection
Last updated: Sep 17 2020 01:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mass deaths of migratory birds reported in New Mexico 17.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The birds found dead in the south-west since August could number in the millions, researchers say.
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Experts call for new era for wildlife in UK 16.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Conservation experts urge the prime minister to take a lead on reversing the decline in nature.
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US election 2020: What is Trump's record on the environment? 16.9.2020 BBC: World
The president has dismissed the science on climate change. But what is his record on the environment?
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Native Defenders Are Trying to Protect the Arctic Refuge—And Their Way of Life 14.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. For more than three decades, the Gwich’in Native community has helped to fight off repeated attempts by Republican administrations and fossil fuel companies to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, […]
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Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020 finalists revealed 13.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
A grumpy sea turtle and a waving brown bear were also also competition finalists.
Wildlife in 'catastrophic decline' due to human destruction, scientists warn 10.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Conservation group WWF says global wildlife populations have shrunk by two-thirds since 1970.
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Op-Ed: Who will clean up Alaska's 'orphaned' oil infrastructure? 8.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump's plan to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic refuge could turn the landscape into a trash heap.

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Booming Front Range cities take first steps to build $500 million dam, reservoir near Holy Cross Wilderness 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora and Colorado Springs are planning to flood these wetland fens and replace natural storage with a man-made system: a $500 million dam and a reservoir that may require changing wilderness boundaries.
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The Relative Abundance of Bumblebees In North America Is Estimated to Have Crashed by 97 Percent 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Canada’s National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Jack Bates’ blueberries rely on “non-union” bees. The Delta, British Columbia, farmer is not alone. Blueberries, raspberries, and tree fruits are some of BC’s most important crops, worth about $370 million combined—and they all depend on bees, […]
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Trump Is Trying to Greenwash His Appalling Environmental Record Before the Election 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This article was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During a May 2018 roundtable with more than two dozen outdoor sporting and conservation organizations, after more than a year of leading the Trump administration’s fossil fuel-centric “energy dominance” push, then-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke promised to make a “grand […]
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WWF: Canada endangered species face 'staggering losses' 2.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The World Wildlife Fund says species at risk of global extinction have seen population falls of 40%.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: How many crocodiles can you see? 1.9.2020 BBC: Science
Gharial crocodiles may number less than 1,000 individuals in the wild - but there is always hope.
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Caged Congolese man: Why a zoo took 114 years to apologise 27.8.2020 BBC: World
Ota Benga was kidnapped from what is now DR Congo in 1904 and taken to the US to be exhibited.
PHOTOS: Grizzly Creek, Pine Gulch fires as seen from above 25.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Grizzly Creek fire grew overnight Monday to 32,060 acres, 50 square miles, but fire crews were able to gain significant containment, up to 44% Tuesday morning from 33% the day before. Denver Post photographer Helen H. Richardson captured these images during a flight for aerial photography on Monday, August 24, 2020.
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Some women are opting to carry guns on Colorado trails to stay safe 24.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Rather than avoid hiking because they don't have a companion, some women are opting to carry guns when they hit the trails.
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Lawsuit targets federal plan that would allow more drilling on public lands in southwest Colorado 20.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Six environmental groups filed the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver Wednesday against the Bureau of Land Management and the Interior Department, the BLM's parent agency.
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UK to set limits on harmful airborne particles 19.8.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new UK target will be set to protect people from the effects of breathing in tiny particles.
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Renewable energy corporations fight endangered species status for Joshua trees 18.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Renewable energy corporations have launched a campaign to derail a petition seeking endangered species protection for Joshua trees.

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Elephant shrew rediscovered in Africa after 50 years 18.8.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The last scientific record of the "lost species" of elephant shrew was in the 1970s.
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Editorial: Elephant and lion heads belong on those animals, not on some trophy hunter's wall. 17.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A state bill banning the possession in California of the heads and other body parts of African wildlife killed by hunters for trophies should pass the legislature.

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