User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
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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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Zimbabwe bans coal mining in Hwange and other game parks 9.9.2020 BBC: World
A decision to give Chinese firms rights to explore for coal in the famous Hwange park is overturned.
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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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Sydney blue whale: Rare sighting was 'possibly third in 100 years' 4.9.2020 BBC: World
The sighting of the blue whale in waters near Australia has been described as "extremely rare".
What's open and closed at Southern California beaches, parks, trails amid fire and COVID-19 25.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions and wildfires continue around California. But most public spaces and trails are open.

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Open and closed this weekend: Southern California beaches, parks, trails amid fire and COVID19 22.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions and wild fires continue around California. But most public spaces and trails are open.

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As wildfire smoke hangs over Colorado, state’s air quality board inches toward plan to reduce haze 21.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
A 90-degree haze of wildfire smoke and other pollutants hung over Colorado's mountain valleys and cities Thursday, increasingly beyond the control of state government officials, who inched forward in their efforts to make improvements to future air quality.
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What's open, closed and threatened by fire: Southern California beaches, parks, trails 19.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions and wild fires continue around California. But most public spaces and trails are open.

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Letters to the Editor: Bottom-line governing is killing the Postal Service and other institutions 19.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump thinks only about profit, so to him there's little reason to have a Postal Service or government safety net.

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Trump administration backs off plans to open land near Utah national parks to drilling 13.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Environmentalists and local residents defeat a proposal to open tens of thousands of acres near three Utah national parks to oil and gas drilling.

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As of Aug. 13: What's open and closed among Southern California beaches, parks, trails 11.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions continue around California but most public spaces are open. The Apple fire and the Dam fire have some trails closed.

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As of Aug. 7: What's open and closed: Southern California beaches, parks, trails 7.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions continue around California, but most public spaces are open. The Apple fire and the Dam fire have some trails closed.

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Litter, graffiti and vandalism are increasing at state parks, national forests across Colorado 7.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
As more people head outdoors, trash piles have begun to grow.
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Aug. 6: What's open and closed this week: Southern California beaches, parks, trails 1.8.2020 LA Times: Health

As indoor options dwindle, outdoor spaces get attention in L.A. and beyond

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Is a Big Win for Conservation a Blow to Climate Action? 27.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On July 22, Congress passed the biggest public-lands spending bill in half a century. The bipartisan bill, called the Great American Outdoors Act, puts nearly $10 billion toward repairing public-lands infrastructure, such as outdated buildings and dysfunctional […]
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Snowdon: Police turn away 60 cars despite tow threat 25.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Motorists thought police were "bluffing" with a threat to tow away cars, officers report.
Editorial: National parks and public lands needed a win. Congress finally gave them one 24.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Congress approves $9 billion over five years to fix up national parks and another $900 million a year for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Sierra Club denounces racism of co-founder John Muir 23.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

John Muir, a towering figure among environmentalists, made harmful and disparaging remarks about Native Americans and Black people.

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Congress passes Cory Gardner’s public lands bill 23.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a major public lands bill introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican from Yuma.
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What's open and closed this weekend: Southern California beaches, parks, trails 18.7.2020 LA Times: Health

With indoor options reduced, outdoor spaces get renewed attention in L.A. and beyond

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