User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Apr 27 2015 08:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Graffiti artists' move to national parks shocks nature community 27.4.2015 LA Times: Commentary
Andre Saraiva is an internationally known graffiti artist. He owns nightclubs in Paris and New York, works as a top editor of the men's fashion magazine L'Officiel Hommes and has appeared in countless glossy magazines as a tastemaker and bon vivant.
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Pullman monument could have replica train car as Metra stop shelter 25.4.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A redesigned Metra station with a train car for a shelter was one of several ideas floated for the newly created Pullman National Monument during a recent three-day ...
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Olympic national Park visitors increase 10 percent in 2014 24.4.2015 AP Washington
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) -- A study by the National Park Service shows that Olympic National Park visitors increased in 2014, contributing $2.6 million to the area economy....
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Giant magma reservoir mapped deep beneath Yellowstone supervolcano 24.4.2015 LA Times: Science
You know that supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park? The one that, three times in the last 2 million years, spewed enormous amounts of ash over the North American continent? Scientists have discovered an enormous underground reservoir deep beneath the surface and have mapped it out for the...
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Children to design Minecraft park 23.4.2015 BBC: Technology
The Australian government is offering children the chance to help shape its national parks via designs in Minecraft.
India plans more tiger reserves on the back of jump in numbers 22.4.2015 Guardian: Environment

Delhi announces three new reserves in central and eastern states following survey result that showed 30% rise in tiger population

India is planning to create three more tiger reserves in the country, environment minister Prakash Javadekar announced in the parliament on Tuesday. The development comes in the wake of a recent survey that showed that the tiger population is rising.

The new reserves will be created in central and eastern India – in national parks in Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Orissa – taking the total number of tiger reserves in the country to 50.

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King, Collins want National Park passes to be purchased online or through phone app 22.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Parks may allow plant removal 21.4.2015 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Members of the Hualapai Tribe in northwestern Arizona occupied the Grand Canyon long before it became a national park. They collected fruit from cacti and pine nuts for food, cedar and mesquite to weave baskets, and materials to fashion cradleboards for their children.The National Park Service said it recognizes...
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Proposal would let American Indian tribes gather plants in national parks for traditional use 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Steamboat briefs: Earth Day edition of Wild Films is Tuesday at library 19.4.2015 Steamboat Pilot
In honor of Earth Day, Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free screening of “Wildlife Defenders,” an award-winning film by Rakiz Tuffile, which was featured at the 2014 International Wildlife Film Festival, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Library Hall. The movie will take viewers to the front lines of the war against the multi-billion dollar illegal wildlife trade, which is fast becoming a major contributor to the world’s biodiversity loss. This investigative documentary goes behind the scenes with the Wildlife Crime Unit of Malaysia’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife as they confront the global epidemic in wildlife trafficking, following wildlife warriors into action as they battle to snare the devious gangs who supply the billion dollar animal trade. The run time is about an hour, and the screening is free. Visitsteamboatlibrary.org/events for more information. Pet Kare Clinic to host April Stools Day event The Pet Kare Clinic is hosting April Stools Day, a spring clean-up day, from noon to 3 ...
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Visit a national park for free 18.4.2015 CNN: Top Stories
From the giant sequoias of Yosemite to the geysers of Yellowstone, the United States' national parks were made for you and me.
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Workshop kicks off to plot Pullman monument's future 17.4.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
In the two months since President Barack Obama named the Pullman factory district the city's first national monument, Chicagoans have been left to ponder what that designation will ...
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Buttes and beasts: amazing US national parks – in pictures 16.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

The US’s national parks offer up some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. To celebrate National Park Week (18-26 April), we’ve picked some of the best photographs shared on the Department of the Interior’s Instagram account, showcasing astonishing canyons, mountains and wildlife

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To Get a Job, New Hires Are Put to the Test 15.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: Asia
More companies use assessments to hire, with fewer willing to take a chance on anyone who doesn’t measure up.
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to get a job, new hires ARE put to the test 15.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: Page One
A Personality Test Could Stand in the Way of Your Next Job

More companies use assessments to hire, with fewer willing to take a chance on anyone who doesn’t measure up.

The Delaware North Cos., a hospitality company whose customer-service representatives help people plan vacations at national parks, sometimes struggles these days to keep 80 or so seats filled at its call center in Fresno, Calif.—a city tied for the 9th-highest unemployment rate in the U.S.

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On Steel Horses They Ride — To Honor 19th-Century Cavalries 12.4.2015 NPR: Sunday
In the mid- and late 1800s, Buffalo Soldiers were all-black cavalries patrolling America's western frontier. Today, a motorcycle club that carries their name pays homage to the soldiers.
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Top 10 national parks in Europe: readers' travel tips 8.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Our article on Europe’s less-well-known national parks caught your attention and prompted hundreds of you to submit tips for more areas to explore in the article’s comments section. Here is a selection of what you liked best The best of … US national parks Several readers praised the rural landscape of Montenegro, which jazzual described as one of the “most beautiful countries in Europe”. They said: “Durmitor national park, in the north, is absolutely stunning and includes rugged mountains, pristine pine forests, two deep canyons and crystal clear lakes. You can travel the whole country in two or three days and it is almost all ...
'Bells across the Land' a fitting time to mark Civil War's end 7.4.2015 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's ...
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Wildfire in Sequoia National Park is 40% contained 5.4.2015 LA Times: Top News
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The U.S. Department of Land-Hogging 3.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Nearly half of the West is owned—and badly managed—by the feds. States want to step in.
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