User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Dec 08 2019 07:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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General election 2019: Your questions on climate change and the environment 8.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Your questions answered: The environment, wildlife and climate change.
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Letters to the Editor: Trump's national parks plan would make Teddy Roosevelt roll over in his grave 5.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Commercializing national parks as a way to pay for their upkeep violates the very reason we protect these treasures.

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US national parks face 'crisis' over invasive animal species 3.12.2019 BBC: Science
More than half of US national parks are threatened by invasive animals, like pythons and feral pigs.
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Opinion: Our national parks are in crisis. Trump's solution is absurd 2.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

U.S. national parks have been chronically starved of funding, but our research shows people are willing to support them.

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General election 2019: Labour vow to plant two billion trees by 2040 28.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The party will set out its £3.7bn "plan for nature" on Thursday, including creating 10 new national parks.
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Newsletter: Impeachment gives us 'crooked Trump' 23.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump will almost certainly not be removed from office, but he won't be let off completely — plus more from the week in Opinion.

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A Beautiful World: Roadless wilderness under attack 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For two decades the roadless rule has protected millions of acres of pristine national forests from road construction, mining, and logging. The policy is now threatened by new proposed laws.
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Opinion: California has the most polluted national parks in the country. That's unacceptable 17.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has nine national parks — the most of any state. It also has the most polluted national parks in the country. We need to change that

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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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Fed up with Forest Service cuts, Mammoth Lakes and other towns are plotting a recreation takeover 8.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

In the shadow of Mt. Whitney, local officials frustrated by U.S. Forest Service budget cuts want to take charge of recreation facilities in the Eastern Sierra. Some conservationists are wary.

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Letters to the Editor: Amazon deliveries and Wi-Fi in national parks? No, thanks 8.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

People go to national parks to escape urban nuisances like truck deliveries and social media. A Trump administration proposal could upend that.

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Editorial: Food trucks and Amazon deliveries in national parks are a horrific idea 5.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration's plan to open up national parks to Amazon deliveries, food trucks and the like threaten the very thing that make nature appealing.

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Trump team has a plan for national parks: Amazon, food trucks and no senior discounts 4.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration is mulling proposals to further privatize national parks and limit the use of senior passes there, setting off an angry backlash from conservation groups and retirees.

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Drought-hit Zimbabwe 'sells young elephants overseas' 25.10.2019 BBC: World
Up to 30 young elephants have been flown to another country, believed to be China.
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Trump administration reassigns longtime Yosemite National Park superintendent 24.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration is replacing longtime superintendent of Yosemite Mike Reynolds, giving him a new assignment, the National Park Service says.

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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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