User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
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The Guardian view on Gough Whitlam: tripped up by the rulebook | Editorial 24.10.2014 Guardian: Comment is Free
The late giant of the Australian left failed to do his constitutional homework. MPs in Britain should learn the lesson, and start swatting up on the smallprint of statutes such as the Fixed-term Parliaments Act The pantheon of the British left lacks anyone quite like Gough Whitlam , the former Australian prime minister who died this week. From healthcare to national parks and Aboriginal rights, his 1972-75 administration represents a burst of legislative creativity , which bears comparison with Clement Attlees glory years in the 1940s. But whereas Attlee was brusque and businesslike, Whitlam stirred the progressive soul. In his heyday historian Manning Clark wrote he proceeded with a wild ecstasy and relish, bringing Jackson Pollocks Blue Poles to Canberra, and making moving appeals to the intelligence and idealism of the Australian people. The abiding lesson of Whitlam for radicals is, however, not to be found in the poetry of his heyday, but in the dramatic prose of his decline. The mix of dearer oil ...
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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
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Paintings, drawings of faces found on rocks in national parks across West; probe underway 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Illegal drawings on national parks rocks spark probe, furor 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
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Authorities look for woman who may have vandalized 10 national parks 24.10.2014 LA Times: Science
The National Park Service is hunting for a serial vandalizer: a woman believed to have spent the last few weeks visiting parks in the West and defacing landmarks by painting images on them.
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Rock paintings in national parks spark probe, anger 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Eerie faces have been painted in parks across the West. The painter, who documented them on social media, could face felony charges.
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Web seeks National Parks vandal 24.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
The National Park Service is investigating reports of graffiti and other vandalism in at least 10 National Park sites throughout the western United States. One move that could get the vandal caught? Bragging about their "artwork" on social media.
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Rock paintings in national parks spark probe, anger 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Eerie faces have been painted in parks across the West. The painter, who documented them on social media, could face felony charges.
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Paintings, drawings found on rocks in national parks across West; investigation underway 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor 24.10.2014 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked an investigation by authorities and a furor online....
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Round-Up: Hong Kong protest art, an Iraqi photo agency, lots of Gehry 24.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
New trustees at MOCA, vandalism at the national parks, early satellite images of Antarctica, and the beguiling installation sculptures produced by the protesters in Hong Kong. Plus, everything Frank Gehry and Cannibal Shia LaBeouf. It's the Round-Up:
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National Park Service: 5 western parks vandalized, incidents under investigation at 5 more 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Go here before the price increases 23.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Want to visit Yosemite, Grand Canyon or Yellowstone next year?
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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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