User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: Oct 20 2017 19:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Searchers in Mexico capture rare vaquita porpoise calf, release it 20.10.2017 Hindu: International
No one has ever captured the highly endangered animal 'even for a brief period of time'
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The Energy 202: Western wildfires spark compromise on firefighting in Washington 19.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A group of senators, led by Maria Cantwell, will today introduce legislation.
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New UN-led partnership to help curb unsustainable wildlife hunting, protect biodiversity 17.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: To help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries stop unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve natural heritage and strengthen people's livelihoods and food security, the United Nations agriculture agency launched on Tuesday a Euro45 million multi-partner initiative.
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La Plata sheriff’s deputy found dead in burned house, CBI called to investigate 16.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Firefighters found a dead sheriff’s deputy in a burned house in southwestern Colorado, and La Plata County authorities have called the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to help determine what happened.
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Too fat to fight: Colorado nonprofit says military threatened by childhood obesity 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
The military has long bemoaned America's tubby youth, and the Council for a Strong America says Colorado is part of the problem, with more than 27 percent of the state's children categorized as overweight.
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Colorado to hunters: Leave your drones at home 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
Colorado wildlife officials say they're seeing more hunters illegally using drones when they're in the field as ownership of the small, remotely-operated flying vehicles increases.
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Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire for 125 years: A documentary 15.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
It has been 125 years since The Denver Post became part of the Colorado community. We honor that history with this documentary that features the colorful stories and personalities that came before us.
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World's largest trees given new hope for preservation 12.10.2017 Planet Ark News
A new project will decode genetic make-up of world's largest trees in order to better understand and protect them.
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Warming to Blame for Western Wildfires? 10.10.2017 FactCheck
Q: Did climate change cause the wildfires out West? A: Scientists say a hot and dry summer — conditions more likely in a warmer world — caused widespread wildfires in ...
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Southern Company and partners announce 2017 waterway conservation grants 8.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
ATLANTA: Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, has awarded USD 2.5 million in grants to 65 community-led projects nationwide as part of the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program.
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The Energy 202: Here's how Trump's sage grouse fix could backfire 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Here's how Trump's sage grouse fix could backfire
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Ocean conference raises over $7 billion to marine protection 6.10.2017 Washington Post: World
A global conference organized by the European Union aimed at better protecting marine life has raised more than $7 billion.
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Interior Department rejects 25 endangered species petitions, including several linked to climate change 5.10.2017 Washington Post
Interior Department rejects 25 endangered species petitions, including several linked to climate change
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Food and farming policies 'need total rethink' 5.10.2017 BBC: Business
A major conference examines how to limit the more damaging impacts of intensive farming systems.
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Ballona Institute: Environmental Leaders Blast State Plans for Los Angeles Coast's Ballona Wetlands 5.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LOS ANGELES: In response to this week's release of detailed plans for a state of California industrial alteration of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, a 600+ acre coastal oasis in Los Angeles, environmental leaders have blasted the plans for being harmful to wildlife, misusing public funds and contrary to goals to minimize flood/sea-level rise risk, and storm surges expected due to climate change.
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Experts say damage done to wetlands is beyond repair 5.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Federal government: No threatened species listing for walrus 4.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration says it will not list the Pacific walrus as a threatened species based on diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice, concluding that the marine mammals have adapted to the loss. The decision could be challenged in court by environmental groups.
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Federal government: No threatened species listing for walrus 4.10.2017 AP Top News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will not list the Pacific walrus as a threatened species based on diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice, concluding that the marine mammals have adapted to the loss....
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Instagram urged to act on sloth selfies 3.10.2017 BBC: Technology
The photo-based social network needs to do more to prevent cruel selfies, an animal charity says.
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The audience, under fire: Why survival of culture depends on protection from guns 3.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The word “audience” comes from the Latin word “audientia,” meaning a hearing. People gather to listen, and an individual or group is given the opportunity to be heard. It is a basic exercise of democracy.

But more fundamentally, it is an instinct of our species. Homo sapiens is a social animal....

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