User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
Last updated: Nov 15 2019 23:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Leaf blowers fatal to declining insects, Germans warned 15.11.2019 BBC: Science
The government says leaf blowers are "fatal to insects", which are in dramatic decline in Germany.
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Column: Interior Secretary Bernhardt's previous job raises questions about a deal for his ex-client 15.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Westlands Water District is about to get a rich deal from Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, its former lawyer.

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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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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one 12.11.2019 BBC: Science
Plastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed and grow, according to research.
Bird of the Year: Rare anti-social penguin wins New Zealand poll 11.11.2019 BBC: Science
The rare hoiho becomes the first penguin to take the title, after two weeks of "memes and trash-talk".
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Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead 5.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where to look.
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After Getting Whaled on by Environmentalists, the Trump Administration Is Helping a Vulnerable Sea Mammal 1.11.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration isn’t exactly heralded as a friend to nature’s creatures. It has, after all, rolled back Endangered Species Act protections, shrunk national monuments, and proposed opening the United States’ largest national forest up to logging and construction. But earlier this month, the administration announced it plans to designate more than 300,000 square nautical […]
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Entire drone fleet grounded by US government agency 31.10.2019 BBC: Technology
The 800 drones used to monitor endangered species and federal land are being investigated for security risks.
How do you save endangered gorillas? With lots of human help 29.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior skin to expose the succulent inside.
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Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges 25.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.
Brexit: Will the Falkland Islands wildlife suffer? 25.10.2019 BBC: Science
Conservationists in the Falkland Islands are concerned by the impact of Brexit on the environment.
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Invasive species: MPs call for a million people's help 25.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Train citizens to stop "outbreaks" of non-native species in the UK, a committee urges ministers.
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National Wildlife Property Repository: The people who take care of dead animals 25.10.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado
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Drought-hit Zimbabwe 'sells young elephants overseas' 25.10.2019 BBC: World
Up to 30 young elephants have been flown to another country, believed to be China.
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Gunnison sage grouse population numbers decline to alarming low, nonprofit says 24.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Gunnison sage grouse population numbers are down to alarming levels, according to a nonprofit environmental conservation group.
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MPR News AM Update: A Trump plan is keeping kids off Medicaid 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus a look at Minnesota’s rural homeless population and the oft-mentioned 2030 deadline for addressing climate change.
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Gray wolves are protected in Washington. So why does the state keep killing them? 23.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Numbers of endangered gray wolves are increasing in Washington state, but after some have attacked livestock, the Department of Fish & Wildlife has exterminated entire packs, upsetting animal advocates. Gov. Jay Inslee has told officials to kill fewer wolves, a move that upsets ranchers and hunters.

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Trump team weakens endangered species protections for California salmon and delta smelt 22.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration is weakening endangered species protections for delta smelt and salmon, which have curbed water deliveries to Central Valley farm districts.

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Editorial: Climate change is wiping out California's Joshua trees. Of course we should protect them 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Scientists have repeatedly warned that hotter, drier conditions being fueled by climate change are causing mature western Joshua trees to die off, and fewer younger ones are able to grow to replace the dwindling population.

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