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By Ellen Knickmeyer and Brady McCombs 
The Associated Press William Perry Pendley WASHINGTON» An ardent critic of the federal government who has argued for selling off almost all public lands has been named the Trump administration’s top steward over nearly a quarter-million federally controlled ...
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Shared from the 3/30/2019 The Denver Post eEdition BLM, FOREST SERVICE By Judith Kohler 
The Denver Post A judge has ordered two federal agencies to meet with environmental organizations that sued over oil and gas drilling in western Colorado to sort out questions about the projects’ effects on ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
The west coast of Vancouver Island boasts the kind of wild shoreline that could swallow a kayaker for weeks. Crenellated with fjords and stippled with islands, it’s a place where old-growth stands of Doug-fir yield to rocky beaches, where black bears stalk the tidelines, and where, each March, some ...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Colorado is looking for 163 billion gallons of water, and a long-awaited state plan for finding it calls for increased conservation, reusing treated wastewater and diverting more water from the Western Slope. The plan, ordered by Gov. John Hickenlooper to deal with a massive projected water shortfa...
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Posted by on in Animals
  See how you can help save our beloved Gorillas so they can keep singing about putting limes in your coconuts: Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund: www.saveagorilla.org International Gorilla Conservation Programme igcp.org/...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Over the last several years, a massive number of bee colonies have died, putting beekeepers, farmers and scientists in a bit of a panic. They've come up with a lot of reasons why colonies are collapsing and dwindling. But on Tuesday, Jeff Pettis, research leader of the U.S. Department of Agri...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
KPCC waded into the state's water crisis Wednesday, March 19. KPCC NEXT Science series host Matt Kaplan spoke with a panel that included a scientist, a policy expert and a water professional and asked them to weigh in on the problems facing California as it undergoes its most severe drought in decad...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
If you want to protect endangered species in the wild, don’t fence them in. An article in the journal Science says fencing can actually harm both animals and ecosystems. Scientists at the Zoological Society of London and the Wildlife Conservation Society say the use of fences to protect threatened s...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Sustainability at MillerCoors requires brewing great beer while using less water in our processes. Three of our eight major breweries and parts of our agricultural supply chain are located in or near water-stressed regions, so we emphasize advancing water efficiency initiatives at these locations. ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
A vote on Tuesday on whether to declare a marine protection area over an Antarctic body of water seven times the size of Germany is hanging in the balance due to Russian and Ukrainian fishing interests, the head of a European delegation to the talks has told EurActiv. Representatives of 25 countrie...
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Posted by on in Fishing
Last month I had the opportunity to visit Dillingham, Alaska — a town with no traffic lights, no movie theatres, and a population that could fit comfortably in a single New York City high-rise. I had to fly there, because no roads lead to Dillingham. Although the town isn’t quite the western edge of...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Unfortunately for America’s coastal cities, Superstorm Sandy was not an aberration. The storm that left so many Northeasterners stranded in flooded homes without electricity was just the first of many to be expected as sea levels continue to rise due to climate change. Cities are constructing plans ...
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Posted by on in Animals
Ten years ago the Iberian lynx was nearing extinction but today, thanks to an imaginative conservation program that has brought hunters, farmers and the tourist industry under its wing, its numbers have tripled from 94 to 312. "We can't claim victory yet but now there is hope," said Migue...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Finding a balance between ocean conservation and sustainability has led to a University of Queensland (UQ) scientist winning a prestigious international prize. Dr Carissa Klein, an Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow with UQ's School of Biological Sciences, was awarded the $US25,00...
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Posted by on in Newsletter Archive
Water is the theme for 2013 Water sustains us and all life on earth.  We can make a big difference by conserving water thus reducing our impact on climate change, supporting clean water policies and nonprofits such as Earth Protect's partner Water for People which helps people gain a...
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Posted by on in Newsletter Archive
  Wildlife ARE OUR Canaries in the Coal Mine When they are endangered can we be far behind? Our challenge is learning a more enlightened approach to the human endeavor. Like it or not we are the most powerful species that has appeared on Earth. We are de facto ecological managers. Wildlife c...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  The population of Uganda's mountain gorillas has grown to 400, up from 302 in 2006, according to a census conducted last year, bringing the total number of mountain gorillas in Africa to 880 and giving hope to conservationists trying to save the critically endangered species. Uganda is no...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
A visit to the seafood section of nearly any local supermarket these days is likely to induce feelings of guilt. You cast an eye on the Atlantic cod, halibut, salmon, and yellowtail flounder glistening on ice—only to discover that each is among the 13 species now overfished in New England, according...
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Posted by on in Ecotourism
Tourism is often seen as a double-edged sword, with visitors flocking into fragile areas. A new study explains how revenue from ecotourism could fund conservation National parks are huge draws for travellers, many of whom seek remote or off-the- beaten-track experiences in pristine environments. Ac...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
While founded with good intentions, wildlife trade bans may in some cases be worsening the plight of some endangered species, argues a commentary published in the journalTropical Conservation Science. Looking at three animals listed under the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered S...
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