User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Mar 02 2015 22:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Canada: Take a 'floating book club' cruise to Newfoundland and Labrador 2.3.2015 LA Times: Top News
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World's most popular parks, preserves 26.2.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Want to visit the most popular national parks and nature preserves around the world?
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World's most popular parks and nature preserves 26.2.2015 CNN: Top Stories
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Skagit Valley chaplain’s memoir; stories of a Southern childhood 24.2.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
New books by Seattle-area authors: a Skagit Valley chaplain’s memoir, extraordinary female conservationists and a Mercer Island author’s trio of novels for children, based on his Southern childhood.
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Attendance up at 3 national parks in Washington 20.2.2015 AP Washington
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) -- Attendance is up at three national parks in Washington state....
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Balkan dam boom threatens Europe's last wild waterways - The Guardian 20.2.2015 dam - Google News
Balkan dam boom threatens Europe's last wild waterways The Guardian Western financial institutions have ploughed hundreds of millions of dollars into building dams in the region, arguing that hydropower is a green energy source that offers poor countries a way out of energy insecurity. The Guardian has learned that ...
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Frozen Niagara Falls draws tourists 19.2.2015 CNN: Top Stories
What? Not enough snow, ice and cold for you? You say you STILL need some "Frozen" references in your life?
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Fourth-graders and families to get free access to national parks 19.2.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
President Barack Obama, during a visit to Chicago Thursday, will announce that all fourth graders and their families will get free admission to national parks and other federal lands for a full ...
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Time running out for ice-cave access on Superior 18.2.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The chances are dwindling that the ice caves on Lake Superior will be available to you this year.
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Drone reproduces Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue 18.2.2015 New Scientist: Opinion
Thanks to thousands of photos snapped from the air, Rio de Janeiro's famous landmark can now be experienced on your screen in ...
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Here’s 12 minutes of loon calls on Wagner Lake 18.2.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Nature Soundmap provides long recordings of the natural world. Four of them are in Minnesota.
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National parks saw record visitors in 2014 18.2.2015 CNN: Top Stories
America's national parks welcomed a record-breaking 292.8 million visits in 2014, shattering the previous record of 287.1 million visits set in 1999.
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As Obama arrives, remember the lessons of Pullman 18.2.2015 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Like the Petrified Forest National Park, the national monument that President Barack Obama will dedicate Thursday in Chicago is a place of arresting beauty. The back story of Pullman isn't ...
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Noise pollution is making us oblivious to the sound of nature, says researcher 17.2.2015 Guardian: Science

Gift of hearing birdsong and trickling water is being lost to a process of ‘learned deafness’, says US scientist, as people screen out background noise

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New and now: Appalachian Trail crowds, national parks in winter, cruise trends 16.2.2015 Star Tribune: Business
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Proposal floated for paddle-powered craft in Yellowstone, Grand Teton national parks 16.2.2015 Denver Post: Local
Yellowstone Park waters may open for recreation.
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15 natural winter wonderlands 14.2.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Photo gallery: Top national parks in the winter
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Fracking will be allowed under national parks, MPs decide 12.2.2015 Guardian: Environment
Amendments to infrastructure bill unpick new protections, meaning companies just outside parks will be able to drill horizontally below them Fracking companies will be allowed to drill horizontally under national parks and other protected areas if the wells start just outside their boundaries, after the government rowed back on its earlier acceptance of new environmental protections. Ministers were forced to accept a series of new regulations from Labour on 26 January after facing defeat by concerned backbenchers, but the final amendments passed by MPs on Monday unpicked many of them. Green Party MP Caroline Lucas accusing ministers of “doing the dirty work of fracking companies for them”, but the government move will be welcomed by the nascent shale gas ...
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Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend 11.2.2015 LA Times: Top News
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U.S. parks offer free admission 11.2.2015 Durango Herald
All of the country’s national parks, monuments and seashores will offer free admission for Presidents Day, which covers Saturday through Monday.A number of the venues are within striking distance of Southwest Colorado.Among them: Mesa Verde near Mancos; Chaco Culture National Historical Park in the northwest corner of...
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