User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: Legislation
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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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Plastic pollution has killed half a million hermit crabs, study says 5.12.2019 BBC: Science
As plastic piles up on beaches, hermit crabs are getting trapped in plastic containers and killed.
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Minnesota put on notice over incidental trapping of lynx 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Center for Biological Diversity says it's ready to sue, saying the state has failed to comply with a 2008 court order that's meant to protect lynx from being caught by trappers seeking other species.
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To save Everglades, guardians fight time — and climate 3.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Grabbing a clump of vegetation to steady herself, Tiffany Troxler gingerly slides her feet along the makeshift boardwalk as she ventures out into the marsh. The boards sag, dipping her up to her knees in the tea-colored water.
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Westminster permanently bans boating on Standley Lake in fight against invasive mussels 3.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Most boating is now permanently prohibited on Standley Lake as Westminster leaders strive to keep invasive mussels species from reaching the water supply, city officials announced Monday.
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How the Interior Department Got Swamped 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This article originally was published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In October 2017, Ben Cassidy walked away from his lucrative lobbying gig at the National Rifle Association, where he raked in as much as $288,333 per year, for a post at the Department of the Interior. He’d spent nearly […]
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General election 2019: What parties' environment promises really mean 28.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
It's the greenest election campaign ever - but how much are the parties promising on climate change?
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Safeguarding the seas, 1 protected area at a time 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Scientists have tied the warming to the rise of sea levels, the disappearance of fish stocks and the bleaching of corals. The ocean also has become more acidic as humans have released higher concentrations of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and that jeopardizes valuable shellfish and the plankton that form the base of the food chain.
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Minnesota warns EPA against crippling the state’s authority 26.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota officials have warned a federal agency that a proposal to streamline water quality laws would cripple their authority to protect drinking water, streams and wildlife from dozens of new projects each year.
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Newsom administration sends mixed signals on delta endangered species protections 22.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sending mixed signals, California said it will sue to block Trump rollback of endangered species protections but also proposed delta water operations that partially echo Trump plans.

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Brown bear attacks: Deaths spark fear in Romania 21.11.2019 BBC: World
Three men die in little over a month in Romania, home to Europe's biggest brown bear population.
Butterfly on a bomb range: How scientists have made the Endangered Species Act work 20.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Nearly 1,500 species have been protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act, and only 11 have gone extinct. When laws are enforced, species can be saved.

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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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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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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep advocates sue over plans to build Vail worker housing on animals’ habitat 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Lawsuit seeks re-do after Vail officials approved construction of housing where herd of bighorn sheep forages during winter
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Far-right activist Ammon Bundy's rush to save an Idaho ranch ends without a standoff 15.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Ammon Bundy, who led a 2106 standoff with the federal government at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, thought he'd found another cause to champion this week in Idaho.

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Aggressive deer wearing a dog collar attacks Franktown couple, 10-year-old boy 15.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A deer, human raised, gored a man in Franktown on Wednesday causing injuries that required medical attention at a local hospital.
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Raccoon with peanut butter jar on its head is rescued by firefighters 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head was rescued from a tree in Roxborough on Wednesday.
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Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
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Feds set to lock in huge water contract for well-connected Westlands Water District 11.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Westlands Water District, a sprawling Central Valley farm district with ties to the Trump administration, is poised to get a permanent contract for a massive quantity of cheap federal irrigation supplies.

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