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Shared from the 6/12/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jason Samenow
The Associated Press Simultaneous heat waves scorched land areas all over the Northern Hemisphere last summer, killing hundreds and hospitalizing thousands while intensifying destructive and deadly wildfires. A study published th...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Shared from the 6/12/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By Ellen Knickmeyer
The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Environmental Protection Agency heads under three previous Republican presidents joined their Democratic counterparts Tuesday in telling lawmakers they were concerned by the Trump admini...
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Posted by on in Human Health
A two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health and wellbeing, research suggests, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace. The physical and mental health benefits of time spent in parks, woods or the beach are well known, but the new research is the first major study into how long...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  by Lucía Rodríguez on February 19, 2017 Primates are facing extinction. 63% of the world’s primate species are currently threatened with extinction based on a study published in Science Advances, led by Alejandro Estrada and Paul Garber and co-authoring, one of the founders of the Lemur Co...
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  Shared from the 6/6/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Eric Tucker The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Senior U.S. officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the t...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Margaret Cooney, Miriam Goldstein, and Emma Shapiro Posted on June 3, 2019, 12:01 am, Center for American Progress  Currently, in the United States, two major MPA policy approaches have found success and been proven to provide benefits to fishermen and other local stakeholder communities. O...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Sustaining Planet Earth’s Life Is in Our Hands, by John H. Fitch, Ph. D., Affiliate Full Professor, Warner College of Natural Resources and Morgan Libraries, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado, June 4, 2019. The newly released Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiver...
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Posted by on in Wind
  Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Mario Sanelli The Denver Post Glenwood Springs on Colorado’s Western Slope last week became the seventh U.S. city — and the second in the state — to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy. Every home, business and street light ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Darryl Fears The Washington Post On a cold, miserable morning in May, Stan Gehrt trod across an open field as wind and rain blew in his face. He was leading a team of wildlife biologists on a mission to find an animal with a gift fo...
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Posted by on in Human Health
  Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Ellen Knickmeyer, John Flesher and Michael Casey The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Food and Drug Administration found substantial levels of a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds in some grocery store mea...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
About 80 countries want to expand their pledges to address climate change, advancing their action under the Paris climate accord, according to the United Nations. "We are not talking about a small incremental approach," said Luis Alfonso de Alba, a Mexican diplomat and the UN secretary-general's env...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Scientists are sounding the alarm over the potential for catastrophic changes to our environment. By Denise Chow In the latest bit of bad news for a planet beset by climate change, the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has climbed to a level last seen more than 3 millio...
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Posted by on in Green Design
  Shared from the 5/24/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By Taylor Telford The Washington Post TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky works in his office at company headquarters in Trenton, N.J., in 2013. TerraCycle creates recycling systems for hard-to-recycle waste, like its program to turn cigaret...
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Posted by on in Animals
Shared from the 5/25/2019 The Denver Post eEdition Plan proposed to block Asian carp’s advance   By John Flesher The Associated Press   Asian carp are on display during a congressional hearing in 2010 on preventing the fish from reaching the Great Lakes. Associated Press file TR...
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Posted by on in Human Health
By Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press, Shared from The Denver Post, May 22, 2019  WASHINGTON» Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post Native Gwich’in leaders joined climate activists in Denver, London and Aberdeen, Scotland, on Monday to demand the fossil fuels giant BP back off plans to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Trump administration officials are pushing for a ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Shared from the 5/16/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Michael Melia The Associated Press Science teacher Sarah Ott speaks to her class about climate literacy in Dalton, Ga. Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach their studen...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
EPA WATCHDOG SUGGESTS AGENCY RECOVER $124,000 IN PRUITT’S “EXCESSIVE” TRAVEL EXPENSES. WASHINGTON »The Environmental Protection Agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 of improper travel expenses by former EPA chief Scott Pruitt, the agency’s inspector general recommended Thursday. T...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
MAY 16, 2019 | 8:36 AM Thanks to all the different voices claiming this and that – including fossil fuel interests and deniers spreading all kinds of myths – many people don’t know the truth of what’s happening or what we can do. So let’s get up to speed with answers to some foundational climate qu...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
  Shared from the 5/9/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Brian Melley The Associated Press LOS ANGELES» The nation’s most productive agricultural state moved Wednesday to ban a controversial pesticide widely used to control a range of insects but blamed for harming brain development in ba...
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