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Shared from the 8/14/2019 The Denver Post eEditior By Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press     GREENBELT, MD.» Hand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather ’round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a bu...
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Posted by on in General Environment
JULY 26, 2019   Washington, D.C. — The Trump Administration released its final management plan today for the 15% of Bears Ears National Monument it didn’t strip of monument status. It allows the “chaining” of thousands of acres of forest, and rights of way for new roads and utility lines thro...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 8/15/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Bloomberg News The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy companies insist they don’t want the relief. A draft proposal ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
 InsideClimate News carol has shared this page from InsideClimate News.  Trump Weakens Endangered Species Protections, Making It Harder to Consider Effects of Climate Change by Sabrina Shankman The changes also let the government consider economic interests and could ope...
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In honor of Shark Awareness Day, international conservation organization WildAid and Plan B Media PCL, one of Thailand’s leading outdoor media service providers, urge the public to stop serving and consuming shark fin. The advertisements, placed on Plan B’s media platforms in prominent locations aro...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
    BY SETH BORENSTEIN and JAMEY KEATEN ,Associated Press•August 8, 2019  GENEVA (AP) — Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United Nations scientific r...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Bloomberg News Southern California is known for its pristinely maintained beaches. But those perfect ribbons of sand are causing problems for the surrounding ecosystems. Grooming and filling, primarily intended to beautify the sand for human recreation, is altering the biodiversity of beach eco...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
By Somini Sengupta and Weiyi CaiAug. 6, 2019 Today, among cities with more than 3 million people, World Resources Institute researchers concluded that 33 of them, with a combined population of over 255 million, face extremely high water stress, with repercussions for public health and social unrest...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
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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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Levon Sevunts |  The federal government and the Inuit announced Thursday the first step in the creation of a new marine protected area in the northernmost part of Nunavut in the High Canadian Arctic. The proposed Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area is located off northern Ellesmer...
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Posted by on in General Environment
BY MARIANNE LAVELLE    The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has sidestepped the agency's process for ensuring quality and balance in its advisory committees, and numerous appointees are serving without having undergone the required federal ethics review, the Go...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 7/18/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Public lands in Colorado and across the West could make climate change worse if oil and gas leases recently sold by federal land managers start producing and emitting millions of tons of greenhouse gas...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Shared from the 7/17/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Laura Reiley The Washington Post Remember when ketchup turned upside down? Or when half gallons of milk grew plastic screw caps on their sides? We are resistant to change in food packaging, attached to our squeezy honey bear, Toblerone...
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Posted by on in Animals
Sometime on new year’s day, as the people of Hawaii recovered from a night of revelry, in a trailer on the outskirts of Kailua, Oahu, a 14-year-old snail named George died. David Sischo, who works in the trailer but was taking a rare day off, found out at 7 o’clock the next morning, when a colleague...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
President Trump delivered a major speech on the environment yesterday without mentioning climate change. The 45-minute address in the East Room of the White House featured a president who dedicated much of his first term to unraveling environmental protections established by former President Obama....
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Paris (AFP) - Climate change combined with galloping tropical deforestation is cutting off wildlife from life-saving cooler climes, heightening the risk of extinction, researchers said Monday. Less than two-fifths of forests across Latin America, Asia and Africa currently allow for animals and plan...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
UNITED NATIONS — Hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, mainly because progress is being undermined by the impact of climate change and increasing inequality, a U.N. report said Tuesday. The report on progress toward achieving the 1...
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Posted by on in Forestry
  Shared from the 7/5/2019 The Denver Post eEdition To fight climate change, plant 1 trillion trees By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And t...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 7/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Kelly GilblomBloomberg News Oil companies are under increasing pressure to bring fuel to market faster and cheaper, leading BP to conclude that some of its resources “won’t see the light of day,” according to its head of strategy. Some of t...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
https://www.changetheclimate2020.com/ This site offers one stop shopping for you to learn about the positions and proposals of each candidate regarding climate change.  Change the Climate 2020, a project of the League of Conservation Voters, is elevating climate action in the 2020 presidentia...
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