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Trump’s Forest Service Issues Plan to Open Largest US National Forest to Logging 26.9.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Forest Service Issues Plan to Open Largest US National Forest to Logging
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Trump moves to finalize ‘catastrophic’ stripping of key protections for largest national forest in US 25.9.2020 Raw Story
The Trump administration on Friday moved closer to its goal of stripping conservation protections from the nation’s largest national forest, putting over 9 million acres at risk of clear-cut logging and bulldozing for roads and sparking warnings of “irreversible ecological consequences.” “Forests are our guardians in our fight against the climate crisis, and we need […]
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Trump’s EPA Reauthorizes Use of Herbicide Linked to Congenital Disabilities 20.9.2020 Truthout.com
The herbicide Atrazine is either banned or being phased out in dozens of countries due to links to risks such as ...
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Along with raising cattle, company aims to raise awareness about the ranching way of life 20.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Along with raising cattle and bison on five ranches, Duke Phillips III and his team are raising awareness about ranching as a way of life and a way to conserve the West's open spaces, wildlife and other natural resources.
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‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: Mysterious mass death of birds in New Mexico has scientists spooked 15.9.2020 Raw Story
Anew report reveals that large and “unprecedented” numbers of migratory birds are mysteriously dying in New Mexico, with ominous implications for the environment as a whole. This was the conclusion reached by biologists from New Mexico State University and White Sands Missile Range after they studied the corpses of almost 300 migratory birds on Saturday, according […]
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Native Defenders Are Trying to Protect the Arctic Refuge—And Their Way of Life 14.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. For more than three decades, the Gwich’in Native community has helped to fight off repeated attempts by Republican administrations and fossil fuel companies to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, […]
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‘Reckless, violent, massacre’ of 570 wolves and wolf pups in Idaho bolsters alarm over Trump attack on species protections 12.9.2020 Raw Story
Wildlife advocates warn that if a Trump administration effort to lift nationwide protections proceeds, “this cruelty could extend to all wolves within our country’s borders.” Conservation groups on Friday raised alarm about the Trump administration’s push to lift protections for gray wolves across the country after an analysis revealed how a record-breaking 570 wolves, including […]
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Op-Ed: Who will clean up Alaska's 'orphaned' oil infrastructure? 8.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump's plan to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic refuge could turn the landscape into a trash heap.

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Booming Front Range cities take first steps to build $500 million dam, reservoir near Holy Cross Wilderness 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora and Colorado Springs are planning to flood these wetland fens and replace natural storage with a man-made system: a $500 million dam and a reservoir that may require changing wilderness boundaries.
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The Relative Abundance of Bumblebees In North America Is Estimated to Have Crashed by 97 Percent 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Canada’s National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Jack Bates’ blueberries rely on “non-union” bees. The Delta, British Columbia, farmer is not alone. Blueberries, raspberries, and tree fruits are some of BC’s most important crops, worth about $370 million combined—and they all depend on bees, […]
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Trump Is Trying to Greenwash His Appalling Environmental Record Before the Election 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This article was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During a May 2018 roundtable with more than two dozen outdoor sporting and conservation organizations, after more than a year of leading the Trump administration’s fossil fuel-centric “energy dominance” push, then-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke promised to make a “grand […]
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American environmentalism’s racist roots have shaped global thinking about conservation 3.9.2020 Raw Story
The United States is having a long-overdue national reckoning with racism. From criminal justice to pro sports to pop culture, Americans increasingly are recognizing how racist ideas have influenced virtually every sphere of life in this country. This includes the environmental movement. Recently the Sierra Club – one of the oldest and largest U.S. conservation […]
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Trump plan to open national forests to oil and gas drilling rebuked as attack on biodiversity and indigenous lands 2.9.2020 Raw Story
“The administration really outdid itself with a proposal that has the Forest Service walking away from managing our national forests while closing the door on public oversight.” Defenders of wildlife and biodiversity on Tuesday decried a proposal released by President Donald Trump’s Department of Agriculture that would sharply curtail the U.S. Forest Service’s ability to weigh in on […]
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PHOTOS: Grizzly Creek, Pine Gulch fires as seen from above 25.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Grizzly Creek fire grew overnight Monday to 32,060 acres, 50 square miles, but fire crews were able to gain significant containment, up to 44% Tuesday morning from 33% the day before. Denver Post photographer Helen H. Richardson captured these images during a flight for aerial photography on Monday, August 24, 2020.
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Half of the US Population Lacks Adequate Protections Against Evictions 25.8.2020 Truthout.com
Most states no longer have eviction moratoriums. In Mississippi, the majority of renting households now risk ...
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Some women are opting to carry guns on Colorado trails to stay safe 24.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Rather than avoid hiking because they don't have a companion, some women are opting to carry guns when they hit the trails.
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Habitats for endangered green sea turtles will be federally protected in Florida 22.8.2020 Raw Story
MIAMI — Endangered green sea turtles will have some of their nesting beaches in Florida protected by federal agencies under a new legal agreement with conservation groups.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service must designate protected critical habitats for green sea turtles by June 30, 2023, the Center for Biological Diversity […]
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National Zoo celebrates birth of giant panda in Washington, DC 22.8.2020 Raw Story
The National Zoo announced on Friday that a giant panda had been born in Washington, D.C. “Giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) gave birth to a cub at Smithsonian’s National Zoo today, Aug. 21. Animal care staff witnessed the birth at 6:35 p.m. Mei Xiang picked the cub up immediately and began cradling and caring for […]
Lawsuit targets federal plan that would allow more drilling on public lands in southwest Colorado 20.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Six environmental groups filed the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver Wednesday against the Bureau of Land Management and the Interior Department, the BLM's parent agency.
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Long ‘lost’ elephant shrew found in Horn of Africa 18.8.2020 Raw Story
For half a century scientists feared that the Somali elephant shrew had vanished from the face of the Earth. No one had seen so much as a whisker. But the tiny mammal with its probing trunk-like nose was quietly thriving in the arid, rocky landscape of the Horn of Africa, researchers said Tuesday. The elusive, […]
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