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  By Brittany Peterson The Associated Press LAS VEGAS>> The mottled bright green leaves of a pothos plant stood out against the flashy expanse of electric vehicles and smart products at the CES tech show in Las Vegas this year. This particular version of the familiar houseplant was bio...
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RON GARAN: When we see our planet from the perspective of space, certain things become undeniably clear. We keep trying to deal with issues such as global warming, deforestation, biodiversity loss, as standalone issues, when in reality, they're just symptoms of the underlying root problem. And the p...
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Grants and a mentor program will help communities seek dark-sky certification By John Meyer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. In conjunction with the Colorado chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association, the Colorado Tourism Office has created a mentor program designed to help destinations around the s...
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President also extends pause on oil and gas leasing at Thompson Divide By Bruce Finley  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. TENNESSEE PASS>> President Biden stood at ruins of a World War II winter warfare training camp high in the Colorado mountains Wednesday, formally designating a new, 84-squa...
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By David Gelles © The New York Times Co. A half-century after founding outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, the eccentric rock climber who became a reluctant billionaire with his unconventional spin on capitalism, has given the company away. Rather than selling the company or taking i...
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One of Earth Protect’s founding Advisory Council Members, Dr Hugh Lavery AM, has published a sequel to the baseline account of environmental management set out in 1978 in his Exploration North: Australia’s Wildlife from Desert to Reef.   Again using Queensland as an illustrative focus, Conser...
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Hurrah to all the Earth Protectors out there who day by day live their lives at home, at work and in their communities  in ways that lead to a sustainable life on Earth. We honor you and celebrate you and this amazing and beautiful Earth. 
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  By Deborah Swearingen Daily Camera Community Foundation Boulder County is preparing to distribute $28.5 million of the money collected in the Boulder County Wildfire Fund, with up to $20 million earmarked specifically for Marshall fire rebuilding efforts. However, though talks are ongoing...
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By Viniece Jennings The Conversation When many people think of New Year’s resolutions, they brainstorm ways to improve themselves for the year ahead. What if we expanded those aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society and the planet, too? It might not be a typical ...
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By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden announced Monday that his administration was moving to block new federal oil and gas leasing within a 10-mile radius around Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, one of the nation’s oldest and most culturally significant Native Ame...
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By Jim Tankersley   © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law Monday, a bipartisan victory that will pour billions into the nation’s roads, ports and power lines. While the bill stopped short of realizing his full-s...
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  By Alan Fram and Zeke Miller The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed Congress’ passage of his $1 trillion infrastructure package as a “monumental step forward for the nation” after fractious fellow Democrats resolved a months-long standoff in their ranks to...
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By Mary Clare Jalonick The Associated Press WASHINGTON » The $1 trillion infrastructure plan that now goes to President Joe Biden to sign into law has money for roads, bridges, ports, rail transit, safe water, the power grid, broadband internet and more. Here’s a breakdown of the bill: ...
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By Luis Andres Henao and Jessie Wardarski The Associated Press POINTE-AUX-CHENES, LA. » On a boat ride along a bayou that shares the name of his Native American tribe, Donald Dardar points to a cross marking his ancestors’ south Louisiana burial ground — a place he fears will disappear. He point...
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  STOCKHOLM » Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for work that found order in seeming disorder, helping to explain and predict complex forces of nature, including expanding our understanding of climate change. Syukuro Manabe, originally from Japan, and Klaus Has...
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  By Lindsay Whitehurst and Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden will restore two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that rece...
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  By David Keyton, Frank Jordans and Christina Larson The Associated Press STOCKHOLM » Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for finding an ingenious and environmentally cleaner way to build molecules — an approach now used to make a variety of compounds, in...
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  By Lauren Hirsch © The New York Times Co. Engine No. 1, the activist investment firm that made its name by successfully taking on Exxon Mobil, announced Monday that it has taken a stake in General Motors. Unlike its bruising battle with Exxon, the purchase was pitched as a show of support ...
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2019’s protests were unprecedented, driven by passion. The pandemic dampened activism and showed the importance of mass events in spurring political change. Is a comeback at hand? By Bob Berwyn, Delger Erdenesanaa September 24, 2021 The first global Fridays For Future climate strike of 2021 will ...
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