User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Oct 21 2014 21:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Yosemite wants to increase entrance and campground fees 21.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Yosemite National Park is floating the idea of raising its entrance fee from $20 a car to $30, and charging $1 to $4 more for family campground sites, a park statement released Monday says.
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Startup's new sprays promise longer-lasting fruit, fewer pesticides 17.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Worldwide, we throw away about a third of our food, some $750 billion per year -- and the percentage is even higher in the United States. One reason is rot: Food goes bad before we can bite in.
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Ice caves might cost you this winter 15.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The popularity of the ice caves last winter Apostle Islands has come at a price -- a price.
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Enojying L.A.'s new San Gabriel Mountains National Monument 10.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Nick Clegg taunts David Cameron on 'green crap' 8.10.2014 Guardian: Environment

Its not green crap to us, says Liberal Democrat leader, referring to comments made by Tory leader about levies on energy bills

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Pilot killed in crash fighting Yosemite National Park wildfire 8.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
An air tanker plane being used to fight a wildfire in Yosemite National Park crashed in flames on Tuesday, killing the pilot, officials for the park and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ...
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Air tanker crashes while fighting fire at Yosemite; pilot dies 8.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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South Africas Kruger National Park invites bids for 500 white rhinos 6.10.2014 Guardian: Environment
Animals offered to private buyers in attempt to move them to safety as poaching increases to meet demand for horns Continue reading...
National parks seeking entry fee increase 5.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Visiting Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks could be more expensive next year, if proposed fee increases are approved.
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National parks seeking entry fee increase 5.10.2014 Seattle Times: Local
Visiting Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks could be more expensive next year, if proposed fee increases are approved.
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Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors 5.10.2014 NPR News
October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.
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Fire at Flight 93 memorial damaged some 9/11 artifacts 4.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Fire at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims causes extensive damage 4.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
PHILADELPHIA - Fire broke out on Friday at the Flight 93 National Memorial's headquarters complex in Pennsylvania, the National Park Service said, causing no reported injuries but extensive damage near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash of a hijacked ...
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On Hawaii Island, watching a disaster flow ever closer 28.9.2014 LA Times: Nation
It is 100 yards wide, nine miles long and traveling between 125 yards and 300 yards a day, a slow-moving ribbon of lava that has kept residents of the rural Puna district of Hawaii Island braced for the inevitable as the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano 10 miles away approaches.
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Snowdonia fears impact of UK spaceport decision 27.9.2014 Guardian: Environment
Consultation on eight sites ends this week with lift-off set for 2018 but communities say they have been kept in the dark Continue reading...
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Feds seek 50% hike in Rocky Mountain National Park fee, more elsewhere 27.9.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Dig a little deeper if you are planning to visit a prominent national park next year. The National Park Service is proposing to boost entrance fees at 131 of the 401 public properties it ...
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National parks in Colorado waive entrance fees 26.9.2014 Denver Post: Local
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Entrance fees are being waived at Colorado's national parks Saturday to celebrate National Public Lands ...
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Mesa Verde entry is free Saturday 26.9.2014 Durango Herald
Along with all the country’s national parks, Mesa Verde will offer free admission Saturday. The occasion is National Public Lands Day. Other federal agencies waiving fees Saturday include the Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Forest...
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Feds' proposal to charge, limit access to wilderness areas draws fire 26.9.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
A U.S. Forest Service proposal to require permits and fees for commercial photographers and filmmakers who use wilderness areas has drawn opposition from those who could be ...
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Indiana man dies while hiking with brothers at Grand Canyon 23.9.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A 46-year-old Indiana man collapsed and died while trying to hike rim-to-rim with his two brothers at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on ...
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