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With nation distracted by public health and economic crises, Trump moves to allow GMO crops in wildlife refuges 21.3.2020 Raw Story
“Only the Trump administration would aggressively promote the use of crops genetically engineered for pesticide tolerance on wildlife refuges.” As the U.S. faces an unemployment crisis, economic meltdown, and a public health emergency with the coronavirus, the Trump administration moved quietly on Friday to further threaten dozens of endangered species in the southeastern United States […]
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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Trump Interior Official Pushed Climate Misinformation Into Federal Reports 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
Indur Goklany speaks at the Heartland Institute's 12th International Conference on Climate Change in this screenshot from a video on YouTube.
An Interior official with ties to fossil fuels industry has modified federal reports to include misleading information.
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy 1.3.2020 Truthout.com
Activists are looking to the "original green new deal" – an economy based on Indigenous values and ...
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Export Ban Should Make Us Re-examine Captive Life of Wild-Caught Elephants 29.2.2020 Truthout.com
Days before an export ban took effect, 32 wild-caught elephants were flown out of Zimbabwe to ...
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The Disappearing Songs of Hawaii’s Endangered Native Birds 29.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sounds of Kauai’s forests are changing. Thirty years ago, David Kuhn could hear a dawn chorus and identify the many different birds that lived on the Hawaiian island. But more recently, Kuhn, a wildlife recordist based on […]
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Denver weather forecast: Spring-like weather heading into the weekend 28.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Metro area residents will get some spring like weather heading into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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Trump Has Been Very Bad for Vulnerable Animals. The Administration May Finally Have to Change Its Behavior. 28.2.2020 Mother Jones
In the past three years, the Trump administration has targeted rules and regulations critical for wildlife survival from every angle: It has stripped long-standing protections and instituted new hoops to jump through in the name of economic growth. It has made it easier for polluters to dump pesticides in lakes and rivers. It has opened public lands for […]
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Drinking Water Quality Could Plummet Under Trump’s Clean Water Rollback 23.2.2020 Truthout.com
Drinking Water Quality Could Plummet Under Trump’s Clean Water Rollback
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Environmental groups want cows corralled to protect jumping-mouse habitat 23.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Federal authorities are accused of failing to keep livestock out of Arizona wetlands, damaging a rare-mouse species habitat.

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Donald Trump Jr. one of only 3 people who wants to legally kill an Alaskan grizzly bear this year 22.2.2020 Raw Story
According to a report from Reuters, Donald Trump Jr. has been awarded an out-of-state permit from Alaska to hunt and kill a grizzly bear this year making him one of only three who applied for one of the 27 permits available. The report states the son of President Donald Trump has “been granted the right […]
Editorial: California's mountain lions are already under threat. Stop killing more of them 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a permit to kill mountain lion P-56 last month after he had killed a dozen sheep. It should be the last time.

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The Trump Administration Is Cutting Back Protection for Migratory Birds 18.2.2020 Truthout.com
The Trump Administration Is Cutting Back Protection for Migratory Birds
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DNA tests confirm 4 wolves are living in northwestern Colorado 14.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Parks and Wildlife unveiled the results of genetics tests Thursday that confirm the presence of wolves -- three females and one male related to each other -- in the northwestern part of the state.
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Trump’s 2021 Budget Proposal Slashes Over One-Quarter of the EPA’s Budget 12.2.2020 Truthout.com
Trump's federal budget proposal is predictably harsh for wildlife and the environment but great for oil, gas and ...
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Effort aims to persuade Minn. anglers to go lead-free for loons 11.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is planning to launch a new program focused on encouraging anglers to voluntarily switch to lead-free fishing tackle as a way to help save the common loon. Lead poisoning is a leading cause of death for Minnesota loons.
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Showdown over Trump’s plan to overhaul landmark environmental law heads to Colorado 9.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
For 50 years, the NEPA law has served as an environmental Magna Carta, obligating Americans to anticipate impacts before embarking on any major development projects involving the federal government, whether through funding, permitting or the work itself.
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Ranchers Feel Blindsided by Trump’s Wall 8.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Since 1994, the Malpai Borderlands Group, a coalition of ranchers, has worked to steward approximately 800,000 acres of rangeland in southern Arizona and New Mexico. The group started with the idea that if its members—ranchers from […]
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Trump’s final plan to open treasured public lands in Utah called ‘sellout’ to big oil 7.2.2020 Raw Story
Tribal and conservation groups on Thursday condemned the Trump administration’s “unconscionable” final management plans for Utah lands previously protected as national monuments, which critics warn will open up the region to ranchers who want to graze livestock and companies looking to cash in on the area’s oil, gas, and coal. In a joint statement Thursday, […]
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