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Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Wildlife Protection
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Climate change not on agenda for next G7 summit: Trump White House 17.10.2019 Raw Story
Climate change will not be on the agenda of next year’s G7 summit, to be held at US President Donald Trump’s Florida golf club, the White House said on Thursday. The announcement marks the latest development in Trump’s running battle against nearly all forms of environmental regulation that has seen his administration pull out of […]
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Editorial: Climate change is wiping out California's Joshua trees. Of course we should protect them 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Scientists have repeatedly warned that hotter, drier conditions being fueled by climate change are causing mature western Joshua trees to die off, and fewer younger ones are able to grow to replace the dwindling population.

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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Home fire breaks out in Littleton on freezing-cold night, two Chihuahuas rescued 11.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters on Thursday night rescued two Chihuahuas from a house fire in Littleton.
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigating moose killing in Lake City and residents want answers 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A recent moose killing has outraged Lake City residents, prompting calls for increased protections for the area's star attractions. In a town defined by both hunting and wildlife aficionados, the moose's loss has led even outdoorsmen to condemn the actions of the hunters in question.
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New billing system causing problems for Xcel Energy customers 1.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new billing system at Xcel Energy is making it hard for customers to pay their bills online, and the utility company said Monday it is trying to fix it.
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Colorado and 16 other states sue Trump admin over new Endangered Species Act rules 26.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Seventeen states are suing to block Trump administration rules weakening the Endangered Species Act.
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Colorado and other states sue U.S. for details about impact of grazing program 26.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. government is keeping details secret about a cattle grazing program in six Western states that could be harming habitat and endangered species, an environmental group says.
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Land conservation key to bringing back Minnesota bird population 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Like the rest of the country, Minnesota is seeing a steep decline in population numbers for certain birds.
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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Interior Department has released its final plans to allow a pristine Alaska wildlife refuge to be leased for oil drilling.

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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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Endangered Sea Turtle Shot With Spear in Florida Upper Keys 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The turtle called "Splinter" was found off the Key Largo coast with a 3-foot spear in her neck, tangled in a buoy rope and in distress.
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Prairie dog protection group wants judge to block Commerce City prairie dog extermination 10.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Prairie Protection Colorado has asked a federal judge to block Commerce City's plan to kill off a prairie dog colony.
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How the bizarre tale of the Bundy brother’s ‘Oregon standoff’ explains what happened to America in 2016 9.9.2019 Raw Story
Anthony McCann’s “Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff” is one of those extraordinary books that seems to be about one thing, and turns out to be about almost everything. I raved to people a lot while I was reading it, drawing unwise comparisons to “Moby-Dick” and “Beyond Good and Evil.”I’m still somewhat OK […]
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Brazil's President Is Too Afraid to Stop the Amazon Fires. But the World Can't Wait | Opinion 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump's ally in Brazil is so fearful of foreign interference and losing power that he's willing to let the largest tropical rainforest on Earth burn.
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Florida Woman Bitten by an Alligator After Stepping on It Thought It Was a Log 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Kelsey Pollack of West Palm Beach had a narrow escape after she stepped on the creature.
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Newly hired scientist for California among boat fire victims 6.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Aboard were respected scientists, engineers, free spirits and parents with their teenage and adult children — all brought together over a passion for scuba diving. Two divers were celebrating their birthdays.
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Baby Sea Turtles Found Burned to Death on Florida Beach: 'Burned Babies Everywhere' 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea turtles are among the oldest creatures on the planet. However, they are facing significant threats from human activities.
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