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Deal for new city at Newhall Ranch fuels development boom transforming northern L.A. County 25.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

One of Southern California longest-running and ugliest development battles ended in a historic truce Monday when environmental groups agreed to a deal that will allow a new city of 58,000 residents to rise in the Santa Clarita Valley.

The pact clears perhaps the largest remaining hurdle for the...

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African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training in Commerce City 24.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's why some of the continent's conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado.
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Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land 23.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires.
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Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land 22.9.2017 AP National
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires....
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Concern grows over effects of treated seeds on birds 20.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Neonicotinoid-treated seeds are winding up as food for birds and other animals, which can be toxic for the wildlife.
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The Energy 202: FERC is up and running again. That means Trump gets more of the pipelines he wants. 19.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: FERC is up and running again. That means Trump gets more of the pipelines he wants.
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4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat 19.9.2017 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises....
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Trump may strip protections from 10 national monuments 18.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Trump administration’s plan for shrinking and diminishing protections at America’s national monuments appears far more expansive than previously reported, targeting 10 of the nation’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes and marine preserves for diminished protection.

The plan, which the...

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The Energy 202: Two things you should know when Trump administration talks about Paris climate accord 18.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Two things you should know when Trump administration talks about Paris climate accord
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The duck dynasty continues: A Hautman wins the stamp contest, again 18.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Bob Hautman from Delano won the contest with his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards. Hautman's win this year makes it the 13th time he or one of his brothers have graced the duck stamps with their art.
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No monkey business here: The monkey selfie copyright case is over - for now 17.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
No monkey business here: The monkey selfie copyright case is over - for now
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Graceful menace: States take aim at non-native swans 17.9.2017 AP National
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- With its snow-white plumage and elegant posture, mute swans are exalted in European ballets and fairy tales as symbols of love and beauty. But to many wildlife biologists, they are aggressive and destructive invaders in U.S. habitats and must be wiped out....
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Delhi zoo trains veterinarians on using gas anaesthesia 17.9.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands 16.9.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signed an order to support and expand hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on federal land....
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Idaho hopes to bring stargazers to first US dark sky reserve 15.9.2017 AP National
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way....
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Stargazers eye the nation's first dark sky reserve in Idaho 15.9.2017 AP National
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way....
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EPA will reconsider Obama-era safeguards on coal waste 15.9.2017 Washington Post
EPA will reconsider Obama-era safeguards on coal waste
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APNewsBreak: Walruses in Alaska may have died in stampede 14.9.2017 AP National
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Thousands of Pacific walrus are coming to Alaska's northwest shore again in the absence of summer sea ice and not all are surviving....
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Lawsuit aims to end commercial fur trapping in California 14.9.2017 LA Times: Science

Conservation groups, aiming to end California’s dwindling fur trade, filed a lawsuit Wednesday that would force state wildlife authorities to raise license fees to levels required by law to cover the full costs of regulating the trapping, killing and skinning of wild animals.

That would drive the...

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The Energy 202: Here's what solar energy research is going to look like under Trump 13.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Hint: it doesn't involve solar panels on the president's border wall.
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