User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Oct 16 2019 05:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mondale gets tribute at William O'Brien State Park 16.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New signs with the name of Walter F. Mondale have gone up in a Minnesota state park. It's a recognition of the former vice president's work on conservation in a place he personally holds dear.
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Thai elephant deaths: Do elephants risk their lives to save each other? 13.10.2019 BBC: World
A tragedy in Thailand has pulled on our heartstrings, and can help us learn about elephant empathy.
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Yosemite's Sequoias have a vital message. Listen to them, urges Terry Tempest Williams 7.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Excerpt: 'The Liturgy of Home' from 'Erosion' by Terry Tempest Williams

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Six elephants die trying to save each other from Thai waterfall 5.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The incident began after a baby elephant fell from the waterfall and others tried to rescue it.
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Night in national park 'for every schoolchild' 21.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Independent review suggests new ideas to "re-ignite" England's protected landscapes.
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Five tips for talking to kids about climate change 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Teaching and talking about climate change can be scary, overwhelming and politically controversial. But it doesn’t have to be.
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Trump administration wants to vet worries about drilling near national parks from regional offices 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has told park superintendents around the country they must notify Washington supervisors before issuing comments to other parts of the federal government when they are worried about drilling and other proposed developments near national parks.
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Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai temple have died 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease, wildlife officials said Monday.

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California lawmakers challenge Trump's bid to expand oil drilling and fracking statewide 10.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California moved to block the Trump administration from allowing new fracking and other oil and gas wells in national parks and wilderness areas across the state.

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Police Looking for Couple Who Scrawled Graffiti at Ancient Native American Gathering Place, Posted Photo on Instagram: 'They Seemed Pretty Proud of It' 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Images posted onto social media show alleged grafitti over Labor Day at Illinois' Starved Rock Park.
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Broomfield city leaders say Jefferson Parkway will not be “moving forward” 3.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- The city of Broomfield is putting a halt on the Jefferson Parkway — a 10-mile toll road connecting Golden to Broomfield — after soil samples uncovered elevated levels of plutonium.
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Coloradans send drinking water to Florida as Hurricane Dorian nears coast 31.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As Hurricane Dorian bears down on Florida a trio of Colorado companies, and a local foundation, combined forces to send canned drinking water to the storm threatened state.
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E-bikes are headed for national parks — and some in Colorado aren’t happy about it 31.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A new Trump administration order hotly opposed by many outdoors groups will allow e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
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Coming to national park trails: electric bikes 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming their way into serene national parks and other public lands nationwide, under a new Trump administration order — hotly opposed by many outdoors groups — allowing the so-called e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
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This Couple Visited All Sixty-One National Parks in Seven Months 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Burned out, this couple hit the road on an epic road trip from Florida to the West Coast to Alaska and everything in between.
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American Family Attacked By Wolf While Camping In Canada: 'It Was Like Something Out of a Horror Movie' 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I cannot and don't think I'll ever be able to properly describe the terror."
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Why he is taking his grandmother to every US national park 14.8.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Brad Ryan and his grandma Joy are on an unforgettable road trip to visit every US national park.
Singapore seizes elephant ivory and pangolin scales in record $48m haul 23.7.2019 BBC: World
They were bound for Vietnam in containers that were falsely declared to contain timber.
American and Australian tourists killed in Canada 22.7.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Police are still searching for the killer of American Chynna Deese and Australian Lucas Fowler.
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Want to avoid Yosemite-size crowds? Sample other national parks in California 12.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
Nearly 4 million people visited Yosemite last year. Leave the madding crowds behind at some of these spectacular national parks in the Golden State.
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