User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Biodiversity Threats
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The Daily 202: Asking about a pardon for himself is a quintessentially Trumpian move 21.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
He’s acted like the rules don’t apply to him his whole life.
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Are our gardens the monarch butterfly sanctuaries we think they are? 19.7.2017 Washington Post
Are our gardens the monarch butterfly sanctuaries we think they are?
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Long-debated Newhall Ranch project gets key approvals from county 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

After decades of controversy, the Newhall Ranch development in the Santa Clarita Valley cleared its last major hurdle Tuesday when county officials certified a revised environmental analysis and approved two of the project’s five planned subdivisions.

In two separate 4-0 votes, the Los Angeles...

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Scientists digging deeper to understand complex factors affecting walleye populations 18.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Nine of Minnesota's largest lakes are part of a new study that aims to gain a deeper understanding of how life works under the waves
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Student's self-pollination innovation wins Ricoh scholarship for its ingenuity and importance 18.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
MALVERN, Pa., July 17, 2017 : Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced that Paul R. Gauvreau of Canyon Crest Academy in California has won this year's Ricoh Sustainable Development Award (RSDA) and associated USD 10,000 scholarship at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017.
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What Would Health Care Look Like if Health Were Truly a Priority? 18.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
BOSTON, July 17, 2017 : As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans continue to try to push their version of health-care policy through the Senate, 30-year career environmental consultant Ellen Moyer, Ph.D., says America is nowhere near a solution to putting health back into health care.
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An unlikely wildlife haven 16.7.2017 Washington Post
Guantanamo Bay is home to rare boas and iguanas, animals that thrive behind the military base’s protective perimeter.
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In 20-30 yrs we will see citizens wearing oxygen masks: Expert 14.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , July 14 : Climate change is one of the biggest crises facing humanity
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Earth is on its way to the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs, study says 12.7.2017 Washington Post
The populations of nearly 9,000 vertebrate species, including mammals such as cheetahs, lions and giraffes, have significantly declined between 1900 and 2015, the study's authors said.
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The Energy 202: Trump gets the chance to make his coal rhetoric reality 12.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Bipartisan group of senators are introducing a bill to strengthen clean coal technology.
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House panel to consider bill preserving Great Lakes cleanup 12.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A House appropriations subcommittee is scheduled to consider a bill that includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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Sixth die-off faster than feared: study 11.7.2017 Hindu: International
Mammal species that were monitored have lost at least a third of their original habitat
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Hot, Dry Madrid Aims For A Cooler, Greener Future 9.7.2017 NPR News
A huge, vertical garden covering the wall of Madrid's CaixaForum is both a work of art and something practical for the environment. It's among several steps the city has taken to fight climate change.
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This creature has 10 eyes, legs that chew and blood that saved your life 5.7.2017 Washington Post
This creature has 10 eyes, legs that chew and blood that saved your life
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The Energy 202: What would be the point of Pruitt's "red team-blue team” climate exercise? 3.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The Trump administration is taking seriously a proposal to start a formal government-wide effort to challenge of the long-standing scientific consensus on climate change.
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Drought Threatens Crops, Wildlife Along Spain's Guadalquivir River Delta 2.7.2017 NPR: Sunday
As they drill more wells to water crops, drought-stricken farmers in southwest Spain confront environmentalists in Doñana National Park, a migratory bird refuge that's lost 80 percent of its aquifer.
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'One Of A Kind' Collection Of Animal Eyeballs Aids Research On Vision Problems 2.7.2017 NPR: Healthcare
Most of the 56,000 eyes sent to the little lab in Wisconsin come from vets who want help diagnosing dogs, cats and horses. But the repository also has eyes from sloths, elephant seals and dragonflies.
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Rick Perry touts carbon-cutting technology while simultaneously trying to cut its funding 29.6.2017 Washington Post
Perry has made comments that he is not convinced carbon dioxide is the primary control knob in warming the atmosphere.
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Study links at-risk orcas' failed pregnancies to scarce food 29.6.2017 AP National
SEATTLE (AP) -- Endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state are having pregnancy problems because they cannot find enough fish to eat, according to a new study....
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Cleanup plans proposed for Colorado’s Eagle Mine site 29.6.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
State and federal officials have proposed two cleanup initiatives for the existing Eagle Mine Superfund site in the Colorado mountains.
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