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Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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Study links Asian carp with Mississippi River fish drop 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Sport fish have declined significantly in portions of the Upper Mississippi River infested with Asian carp, adding evidence to fears about the invader’s threat to native species, according to a new study.
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Booming Border Budgets Fund Human Rights Abuses and a Destructive Border Wall 17.11.2019 Truthout.com
Congress can lessen the cruelty and destruction along the border by cutting the 2020 budget for the ...
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Putting ‘health of all species’ in danger: Trump EPA proposal guts restrictions on toxic herbicide linked to birth defects 16.11.2019 Raw Story
“The pro-industry zealots now running the EPA’s pesticide office are making a mockery of science and eliminating key safety measures, all for company profits.” Environmental and public health advocacy groups expressed alarm Friday after the Trump administration moved to increase the allowable level in U.S. waterways of a common herbicide linked to hermaphroditic amphibians and birth defects, […]
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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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Global Inaction on Climate Change Could Wipe Out Emperor Penguins 13.11.2019 Truthout.com
Ann emperor pinguin looks down at their baby surrounded by ice
Emperor penguins could virtually disappear by 2100 due to loss of Antarctic sea ice.
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World Scientists Call for Global System Change to Address Climate Emergency 12.11.2019 Truthout.com
World Scientists Call for Global System Change to Address Climate Emergency
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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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Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change 8.11.2019 Raw Story
The concept of a canary in a coal mine – a sensitive species that provides an alert to danger – originated with British miners, who carried actual canaries underground through the mid-1980s to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. Today another bird, the Emperor Penguin, is providing a similar warning about the planetary […]
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Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change 8.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

Emperor Penguin in Antarctica. Stephanie Jenouvrier, CC BY-ND Stephanie Jenouvrier, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The concept of a canary in a coal mine – a sensitive species that provides an alert to danger – originated with British miners, who carried actual canaries underground through the mid-1980s to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. […]

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Dozens of endangered turtles disappear from Japan zoo 7.11.2019 Raw Story
More than 60 endangered turtles have disappeared from a zoo in Japan’s southernmost province in a suspected theft, officials said Thursday. “We feed them twice a week and a keeper noticed their number was clearly low,” said Kozue Ohgimi, zoo section chief at Okinawa Zoo and Museum, told AFP. Officials later found cable ties used […]
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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Indigenous People Blocked Ecuador Oil Auction in Growing Fight to Save Amazon 3.11.2019 Truthout.com
Indigenous People Blocked Ecuador Oil Auction in Growing Fight to Save Amazon
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Trump’s Reckless Push to Drill in the Arctic Is Meeting Fierce Opposition 1.11.2019 Truthout.com
The Arctic Refuge is one of the U.S.’s last wild places, and the coastal plain is its biological ...
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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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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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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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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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