User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Sep 26 2017 17:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The National Park Service showed that its bottled water ban worked — then lifted it 26.9.2017 Washington Post
The National Park Service showed that its bottled water ban worked — then lifted it
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Hurricane Irma mangled Florida’s state, national parks 25.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Irma mangled Florida’s national and state parks, turning places meant to be enjoyed into disaster zones that could take weeks or longer to reopen. South Florida National Parks Trust Director Don Finefrock says the National Park Service has sent some 380 workers from 95 national parks to 15 parks in […]
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Rocky Mountain park balances visitation growth, short staff 25.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Rocky Mountain National Park’s number of search and rescue incidents hasn’t increased as of late, but visitation has — which puts a strain on resources, Chief Ranger Mark Pita said. The park, which often ranks in the top five for national parks with the most search operations, had 131 search […]
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African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training in Commerce City 24.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's why some of the continent's conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado.
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African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training 23.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

DENVER (AP) — Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That’s why some of the continent’s conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado. They came to train with their U.S. counterparts at a sort of mausoleum for animals lost to poachers and wildlife traffickers: the National Wildlife Property […]
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This war hero was forgotten in Canada and portrayed as a Brit in 'Dunkirk.' Now he's finally getting his due. 21.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Hollywood may have ignored the identity Commander J. Campbell Clouston, the Canadian naval commander with a key role in the evacuation of Dunkirk, but the film is finally giving him the recognition he never got.
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Hurricane Maria downgraded to Category 2, but damage to Puerto Rico is severe 21.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Officials in Puerto Rico are calling Maria the "storm of the century."
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Hurricane Maria slams into Puerto Rico, cutting power to entire island 21.9.2017 LA Times: Nation
Officials in Puerto Rico are calling Maria the "storm of the century."
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Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments 18.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A leaked memo from Ryan Zinke to President Trump recommends that two Utah monuments -- Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante -- be reduced, along with Nevada's Gold Butte and Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou. Two marine monuments in the Pacific Ocean also would be reduced.
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Parts of Blue Ridge Parkway reopen following Irma 15.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

LINVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The National Parks Service says more than 300 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina saw downed trees and storm damage from Hurricane Irma. An NPS statement on the parkway’s website says that conditions vary across the parkway, and while some sections have reopened, others require more in-depth and […]
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NTEU Campaign Celebrates Daily Contributions of Federal Workers 14.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2017 : The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) has launched a public service campaign to showcase the daily work done by federal employees and how it is interwoven into the fabric of our country.
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Mountain goats in Olympic National Park: Their days may be numbered 14.9.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Officials are nearing a decision on what to do with an overpopulation of mountain goats — some of which are aggressive — in Olympic National Park.
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Alaska wilderness: Hunting practices 12.9.2017 Seattle Times: Opinion

Apart from the condescending and insulting sexist remarks directed to our state U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal by Rep. Don Young from Alaska, the exchange is again revealing of the profound ignorance and indifference on which some of our leaders base their environmentally-related pronouncements. Apparently Rep. Young is poorly informed of the significant contribution that passive […]
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Quebec National Parks Day - Free admission for one and all 9.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 9, 2017 : Sepaq is proud to announce that all 24 of its national parks will be offering free admission on Saturday, September 9, in honour of Quebec National Parks Day.
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Terms of co-existence 9.9.2017 Editorials – The Indian Express
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6.7 Miles From The 21st Century: Remembering The Historic Sperry Chalet 7.9.2017 NPR News
The chalet fell to the Sprague Fire at Glacier National Park last week. NPR's Marc Silver remembers a strenuous, hours-long climb with his family to reach the building.
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Emails show clash between Facebook, Trump appointees over Zuckerberg glacier visit 7.9.2017 Washington Post
Facebook’s CEO wanted to visit Glacier National Park to see how the warming climate was melting the ice sheets, resulting in a conflict between political appointees and park service staff.
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Western Wildfires Endanger Beloved Sites At National Parks 5.9.2017 NPR Health Science
A 20-square-mile blaze burned the historic Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park last week. In California's Sierra National Forest, an ancient grove of sequoias was scorched, but the trees survived.
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National park icons threatened by wind-frenzied wildfires 5.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier and Yosemite national parks.
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National park icons in Glacier, Yosemite threatened by wind-frenzied wildfires 5.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier and Yosemite national parks. The wind-driven fires, combined with high temperatures and dry conditions, have disrupted holiday travel and hampered firefighters […]
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