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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Spared From Hunters as Court Decides Their Fate 14.9.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration is rolling back federal wildlife protections and expanding hunting on public lands.

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World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa 9.9.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
More than one hundred scholars, peace activists and artists from around the world have issued a statement condemning the Japanese and U.S. governments’ plans to build a new base for the US Marine Corps in Northern Okinawa. To: Prime Minister of…Read more →
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'Green News Report' - September 6, 2018 6.9.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court spells big trouble for environmental standards and climate action; PLUS: Extreme weather slams into Japan, and the Gulf Coast, and Wisconsin... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Celebrating 900 EPISODES of the GNR! Please help us continue ...
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With Food Source Endangered, Southern Resident Killer Whales Face Extinction 4.9.2018 Truthout.com
Saving the iconic orca whales will require emergency action.

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Aboriginal Elders Face Off With Uranium Mining Company in the Australian Outback 31.8.2018 Truthout.com
With four new mines approved in the Western Desert, the Tjiwarl turn to courts for help.

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Corporate Food Brands Driving the Massive Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico 28.8.2018 Truthout.com
Major US brands are ignoring the enormous environmental destruction caused by their meat suppliers.

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Funding Conservation by Killing Animals: An Ironic Partnership 26.8.2018 Truthout.com
As public opinion shifts on wildlife and animal welfare, it is time to adopt a new model of conservation.

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$10M question: Are counties' efforts to fight aquatic invasives working? 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In 2014, the Legislature took the unusual step of setting aside $10 million each year to distribute to the counties fighting invasive species. Counties are using that money to expand boat inspection programs, but also trying some innovative approaches.
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Water Protectors Charged With Felonies Under Louisiana’s Anti-Protest Law 17.8.2018 Truthout.com
Big Oil is working directly with the police state to intimidate protesters and squash dissent.

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What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after failing to follow protections.

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'Green News Report' - August 9, 2018 9.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's EPA is bringing asbestos back; California pushes back against Trump rollback of mileage and emission standards, as state shatters record for hottest month and hottest rainfall ever recorded; PLUS: Bad news and good in scary new "Hothouse Earth" global warming study... All that and more ...
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Trump Administration Opens Door for Corporate Attack on Vulnerable Wildlife 20.7.2018 Truthout.com
If the Interior Department's proposals are approved, "Zinke will go down in history as the extinction secretary."

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Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species 20.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm.
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Federal Agencies Halt Reviews of Toxic Pesticides That Endanger Wildlife 19.7.2018 Truthout.com
There is a close relationship between pesticide companies and federal agencies.

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The Environmental Law at the Center of a Lawsuit Against Trump Administration 17.7.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration issued a new opinion that could rollback bird protections.

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Colorado wildfire update: Blazes take toll on stressed wildlife, humans warned to take precautions 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
More than 182,000 acres of land have been scorched by Colorado wildfire this season and the damage is taking a toll on wildlife.
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GOP Strategist Appalled By Rancher Pardons: Trump 'Giving Oxygen To Ultra-right Militia’ 10.7.2018 Crooks Liars
Republican strategist John Weaver on Tuesday warned that President Donald Trump is appeasing “ultra right militia” groups by pardoning two ranchers who sparked the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge. In an expected move on Monday, the president announced that Dwight and Steven Hammond would receive full pardons for the arson on federal lands, which encouraged Ammon and Ryan Bundy to instigate the takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Writing on Twitter, Weaver ominously predicted that “bad things will flow” from the pardons. “What a dangerous thing for this ‘president’ to do,” he said, “giving oxygen to ultra right militia who don’t respect the law or the constitution and present a danger to the Republic. Bad things will flow from this.” What a dangerous thing for this "president" to do, giving oxygen to ultra right militia who don't respect the law or the constitution and present a danger to the Republic. Bad things will flow from this. ...
Hickenlooper promises full investigation into tracer rounds that started Lake Christine fire 7.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper promised a full investigation Friday into how people firing tracer rounds at a state shooting range allegedly started a wildfire that has destroyed three homes.
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Former UN Special Rapporteur on US Withdrawal From the Human Rights Council 3.7.2018 Truthout.com
With global tensions rising, the US finds itself in a corner by design and incompetence, says Richard Falk.

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