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Gabriela Aoun  /  5 Min Read  /  Surfing Seasoned waterman, master woodworker and Patagonia Surf Ambassador Ben Wilkinson channels his skills toward a new environmental calling. ben leads with his instincts when salvaging wood to create furniture, sculptures and surfboards ...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
By Gillian Flaccus and Nathan Howard The Associated Press MALIN, ORE. » Judy and Jim Shanks know the exact date their home’s well went dry — June 24. Since then, their life has been an endless cycle of imposing on relatives for showers and laundry, hauling water to feed a small herd of cattle and...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  By Scott Sonner The Associated Press RENO, NEV. » Federal officials who are trying to adopt out wild horses captured on public land say they are tightening protections to guard against the illegal resale of the animals for slaughter, but advocates say the government needs to do m...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Shelly Bradbury The Denver Post It’s a record-breaking scorcher, Denver. Afternoon temperatures soared to 100 degrees Wednesday, shattering the previous daily high record for July 28. That record was set July 28, 1876 — just days before Colorado became a state. The thermometers topped out at ...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
    By Kelli Duncan The Vail Daily After opting out of an updated Climate Action Plan prepared by the Climate Action Collaborative, the town of Eagle on Tuesday came out with its own, seemingly more ambitious sustainability goals. The Town Council passed a resolution Tuesday evening a...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  By Cathy Bussewitz and Martha Irvine The Associated Press CRANE, TEXAS » Rusted pipes litter the sandy fields of Ashley Williams Watt’s cattle ranch in windswept West Texas. The corroded skeletons are all that remain of hundreds of abandoned oil wells that were drilled long before her fami...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
By Brittany Peterson The Associated Press STEAMBOAT SPRINGS » CO With his cattle ranch threatened by a deepening drought, Jim Stanko isn’t cheered by the coming storm signaled by the sound of thunder. “Thunder means lightning, and lightning can cause fires,” said Stanko, who fears he’ll have to s...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is touring Colorado this weekend to promote our public lands, celebrate needed additions to our recreational economy, promote water conservation and explore the possibility of moving the Bureau of Land Management out of Colorado and back to Washington D.C. We e...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
    By Maureen Dowd © The New York Times Co. Holy smokes. It feels like we are living through the first vertiginous 15 minutes of a disaster movie, maybe one called “The Day After Tomorrow Was Yesterday.” Heat waves are getting hotter. Forests are ablaze. Floods are obliterating...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
    By Richard Fausset and Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. CHARLESTON, S.C. » Over the course of 150 years, the generations who lived in the handsome house at 17 Logan St. shared a similar experience when walking out of the front door: There were four or five st...
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Posted by on in Fishing
      By Jim Robbins © The New York Times Co. HELENA, MONT. » Few places in the world rival Montana’s fly fishing. The state’s cold, clear mountain streams are renowned for their large populations of trout, especially the rainbow and brown. But this is a drought year, ...
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Posted by on in Fishing
  By Daisy Nguyen The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO » Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon, once they enter the Pacific Ocean, are sounding the a...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
    The Biden administration will revise a Trump-era rule that allowed many coal-fired power plants to avoid or delay installing equipment that could prevent lead, selenium and other toxic pollutants from seeping into rivers and streams, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Mond...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Sergio Olmos © The New York Times Co. PAISLEY, ORE. » At the eastern edge of the Bootleg fire on Friday afternoon, there was a surreal sign of the life that once existed in a patch of Oregon forest now turned to ash, smoke and leafless burnt trees: the murmurs of cattle. Cows wandere...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  Town joined a national movement when it voted to give its watershed a voice in decisions By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Leaders of the Colorado mountain town Nederland just gave their surrounding 448-square mile watershed “fundamental and inalienable rights,” like those conferred on peop...
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Posted by on in Transportation
    By Tom Krisher and Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON » In a major step against climate change, President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years, according to industry and government officials briefed on the plan. He’...
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Posted by on in Food
By Somini Sengupta © The New York Times Co. ORDBEND, CALIF. » In America’s fruit and nut basket, water is now the most precious crop of all. It explains why, amid a historic drought parching much of the American West, a grower of premium sushi rice has concluded that it makes better bus...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
      By Gillian Flaccus The Denver Post PORTLAND, ORE. » The monstrous wildfire burning in Oregon has grown to a third the size of Rhode Island and spreads miles each day, but evacuations and property losses have been minimal compared with much smaller blazes in densel...
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Posted by on in Fishing
      By John Flesher The Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. » Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was never a fan of the “Asian carp” label commonly applied to four imported fish species that are wreaking havoc in the U.S. heartland, infesting numerous rivers and bearin...
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Posted by on in Animals
    By Philip Marcelo The Associated Press BOSTON » When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high fashion, they picked a logical namesake for their cause: John James Audubon, a naturalist celebrate...
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