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Do We Really Have the Time and the Tools to Fix Climate Change? 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Yes, but the solution lies not in global techno-fixes but in respect for the land and the rights of people.

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Five Reasons Why the GOP Rushed to Confirm Kavanaugh 7.10.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
After Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, Trump and the GOP leadership mounted a full-court press to ram through his confirmation before October 1, the first day of the Court’s new term, for five good reasons, says…Read more →
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Five Reasons Why the GOP Is Rushing to Confirm Kavanaugh 4.10.2018 Truthout.com
Republicans are hoping to ensure the outcome of several hot-button cases currently before the Supreme Court.

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Protections restored for grizzly bears; hunts blocked 25.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A U.S. judge ordered federal protections restored for grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains on Monday, a move that blocks the first grizzly hunts planned in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades.
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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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Controlling wild plant use for matoli 16.9.2018 The Navhind Times
Nandkumar M Kamat After monitoring the matoli trade in Goa over the last two decades I have revised my opinion about the use of wild plants. There is now an urgent need to frame a new ecological ethic to be followed by all Ganesha worshipers. It is simple – We won’t use henceforth any plant ...
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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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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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'We don't close our lakes': In battle against aquatic invaders, it's protection vs. access 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In a pilot program that began last fall, Wright County has become the first in Minnesota to require mandatory inspections at a central location before boats can enter four of its lakes. It's been getting a lot of attention as a possible model for other Minnesota counties.
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Impact of aquatic invasive species on Minnesota lakes and rivers 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The damage to Minnesota's lakes and rivers caused by invasive aquatic species.
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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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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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