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By Elizabeth Williamson and Sarah Mervosh, © The New York Times Co., from The Denver Post eEdition, July 16, 2020 GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, ARIZ.» Glowing purple and scarlet in fading afternoon light, the geological marvel that is the Grand Canyon, the crown jewel of America’s national park syste...
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Shared from the 5/3/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post Mountain lions face an uncertain future under a new state plan to let hunters kill up to 15% a year across western Colorado, and more near subdivisions — rankling animal rights advocates who favor a live-and-let-...
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By SUSANNE RUST, ROSANNA XIA MARCH 28, 20207:53 AM As gray whales began their northern migration along the Pacific coast, earlier this month — after a year of unusually heavy die-offs — scientists were poised to watch, ready to collect information that could help them learn what was killing them. ...
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  Daniel Rothberg March 30th, 2020 - 12:10pm The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denied Endangered Species Act protection for the bi-state sage grouse, an iconic bird that roams western Nevada and eastern California, according to a document filed on the Federal Register website Monday.  ...
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Shared from the 3/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition WILDLIFE Judge asked to force decision on U.S. wolverine protection By Matthew Brown 
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.»Wildlife advocates on Wednesday asked a U.S. judge to force the government into deciding if the snow-loving w...
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As people of faith, we are called to care for all of God’s children and to protect God’s creation. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an inspiring, wild landscape. It is home to polar bears, wolves, the sacred Porcupine Caribou Herd that is 180,000 strong, and migratory birds tying the Arctic Re...
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  Shared from the 1/31/2020 The Denver Post eEdition The Trump administration says businesses should not have to fear prosecution for incidental deaths. By Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON» The Trump administration moved Thursday to drop the threat of punishmen...
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Shared from the 1/26/2020 The Denver Post eEdition WYOMING By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune CASPER» It’s 35 degrees outside. About nine mule deer shuffle through the bitter waters of Fremont Lake. A buck shakes, sending droplets of water flying. He pauses to look back at the herd traili...
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Shared from the 12/21/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Kendra Pierre-Louis © The New York Times Co. ORLEANS, MASS.»The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, among the rarest and most endangered of the seven species of sea turtles, was found motionless shortly after high tide on Cape Cod’s Skaket Beac...
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The Trump administration is systematically remaking U.S. policies toward public lands, moving aggressively to open protected areas for development – from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota, to the red rock country of Utah, to the nation’s largest national forest in Alaska. BY JIM ROBBINS ...
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Today, the last group of beluga whales from the “whale jail” in Russia have been returned to the ocean. The notorious sea pens that housed 10 orcas and 87 beluga whales who had been captured for sale to marine parks in China are now empty. The 31 belugas aboard the vessel “Professor Kaganovsky” and...
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Shared from the 10/30/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Christina Larson The Associated Press A silverback mountain gorilla named Segasira looks up as he relaxes under a tree in Volcanoes National Park. Gorillas eat only plants and insects. Biologist Jean Paul Hirwa notes her meal on his table...
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Shared from the 9/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition MONTANA By Matthew Brown
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» A conservation group trying to create the largest nature reserve in the Lower 48 states said Tuesday it was scaling back its request to expand bison grazing in Montana, following ...
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Rollbacks to the Endangered Species Act go into effect today. Can you take a moment to make a call? When you call, you don't need to say a lot. Again, the number is 202-456-1111. Here is a sample script: I am calling from NAME YOUR STATE HERE and I want President Trump to know that I do not suppor...
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CREMONA, ITALY » Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the nearly extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female. The embryos, created in the lab with eggs ...
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BY: CHARLOTTE BEAUDOIN SHARE:  FACEBOOK   TWITTER   GOOGLE PLUS Did you tune in to Discovery Channel’s insanely popular Shark Week last month? If you did, you’re certainly not alone. Each year, millions of Americans gather around their television sets to learn more about these ...
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Shared from the 8/18/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jamey Keaten and Maria Cheng
The Associated Press GENEVA» From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind’s exploitation of the planet’s fauna and flora is putting some animals and plants at risk of extinction. Represen...
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 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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  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 6/4/2019 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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