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Spotlight on green news & views: Climate talks, Politico amplifies BP's lies, livestock antibiotics 26.10.2014 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Co-chairs Artur Runge-Metzger and Kishan Kumarsingh during Day 4 at the Bonn climate talks. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The most recent Wednesday Spotlight can be seen here . So far, more than 19,860 environmentally oriented diaries have been rescued for inclusion in this weekly collection since 2006. Inclusion of a diary in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. Day 4 at the UN climate talks in Bonn —by TierneySmith: "There are just two days of negotiations left, and much work remains. On Thursday afternoon, the talks’ two co-chairs took stock of how far the negotiations had moved since the start of this session, offering government negotiators a stern reality check. Their main tasks were to deliver clarity of what countries’ ...
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Paintings, drawings of faces found on rocks in national parks across West; probe underway 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Illegal drawings on national parks rocks spark probe, furor 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
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Paintings, drawings found on rocks in national parks across West; investigation underway 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor 24.10.2014 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked an investigation by authorities and a furor online....
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Round-Up: Hong Kong protest art, an Iraqi photo agency, lots of Gehry 24.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
New trustees at MOCA, vandalism at the national parks, early satellite images of Antarctica, and the beguiling installation sculptures produced by the protesters in Hong Kong. Plus, everything Frank Gehry and Cannibal Shia LaBeouf. It's the Round-Up:
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National Park Service: 5 western parks vandalized, incidents under investigation at 5 more 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Yosemite wants to increase entrance and campground fees 21.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Yosemite National Park is floating the idea of raising its entrance fee from $20 a car to $30, and charging $1 to $4 more for family campground sites, a park statement released Monday says.
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Startup's new sprays promise longer-lasting fruit, fewer pesticides 17.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Worldwide, we throw away about a third of our food, some $750 billion per year -- and the percentage is even higher in the United States. One reason is rot: Food goes bad before we can bite in.
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Ice caves might cost you this winter 15.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The popularity of the ice caves last winter Apostle Islands has come at a price -- a price.
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Enojying L.A.'s new San Gabriel Mountains National Monument 10.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Pilot killed in crash fighting Yosemite National Park wildfire 8.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
An air tanker plane being used to fight a wildfire in Yosemite National Park crashed in flames on Tuesday, killing the pilot, officials for the park and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ...
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Air tanker crashes while fighting fire at Yosemite; pilot dies 8.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Fire at Flight 93 memorial damaged some 9/11 artifacts 4.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Fire at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims causes extensive damage 4.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
PHILADELPHIA - Fire broke out on Friday at the Flight 93 National Memorial's headquarters complex in Pennsylvania, the National Park Service said, causing no reported injuries but extensive damage near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash of a hijacked ...
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On Hawaii Island, watching a disaster flow ever closer 28.9.2014 LA Times: Nation
It is 100 yards wide, nine miles long and traveling between 125 yards and 300 yards a day, a slow-moving ribbon of lava that has kept residents of the rural Puna district of Hawaii Island braced for the inevitable as the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano 10 miles away approaches.
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Feds seek 50% hike in Rocky Mountain National Park fee, more elsewhere 27.9.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Dig a little deeper if you are planning to visit a prominent national park next year. The National Park Service is proposing to boost entrance fees at 131 of the 401 public properties it ...
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US Forestry Service wages war on photography in national parks 26.9.2014 Boing Boing


The new, stupid ban on "professional" photography violates the First Amendment, the Service admits that there's no actual need for it, and it will undermine the visibility of the national parks at a time when they are under unprecedented threat from developers, the energy sector, and mining. Read the rest

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National parks in Colorado waive entrance fees 26.9.2014 Denver Post: Local
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Entrance fees are being waived at Colorado's national parks Saturday to celebrate National Public Lands ...
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Mesa Verde entry is free Saturday 26.9.2014 Durango Herald
Along with all the country’s national parks, Mesa Verde will offer free admission Saturday. The occasion is National Public Lands Day. Other federal agencies waiving fees Saturday include the Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Forest...
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