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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Rejects Plan to Expand New Mexico Coal Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Air is polluted, water is poisoned, and endangered species are being driven to extinction,” said Taylor McKinnon, with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We won't rest until these problems are solved.” “For far too long, these communities have borne ...
Federal judge blocks Four Corners coal mine planSummit County Citizens Voice

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Bay Area Indymedia

Logging Industry Fails Again to Strip Threatened Seabird of Protections
Bay Area Indymedia
“It's time to move forward with recovering these unique seabirds,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We know what we need to do to save the marbled murrelet, and that's protecting the last coastal ...

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New Environmental Health Program Will Focus on Protecting Wildlife, People ...
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today launched its new Environmental Health program, greatly expanding its capacity to protect wildlife, people and the environment from pesticides, rodenticides, lead, mining, industrial pollution, and air and water ...

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Bay Area Indymedia

Pressure for Federal Protection of Monarch Butterfly Grows as Public Comment ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The agency's review of the monarch was spurred by a legal petition filed in August by the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower, all of whom submitted comments ...
EPA sued for failing to protect monarch butterfliesCustoms Today Newspaper

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Bay Area Indymedia

Protection sought for killer whales seen off Point Reyes, north
Marin Independent Journal
The Bay Area's Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the government for the expansion. “Killer whales are at a crossroads, and protecting their foraging habitat along the West Coast will be essential to their recovery,” said Miyoko Sakashita, the ...
Feds Will Expand Habitat Protections for Endangered Killer Whales on West CoasteNews Park Forest
Feds studying how to expand protections for endangered orcasQ13 FOX

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New BLM Oil and Gas Leases in Wyoming Would Drill in Heart of Remaining ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... would have devastating effects on greater sage grouse, including allowing industrial operations in some of the birds' most important nesting and rearing habitat, according to comments submitted to the agency this week by the Center for Biological ...

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Report Predicting 10 Oil-train Derailments Per Year Underscores Need for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The revelation comes on the heels of a report released by the Center for Biological Diversity last week that detailed the broad range of risks posed to people and the environment from these rail accidents. The Center's report, Runaway Risks: Oil Trains ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity Files Complaint Against Federal Agencies to ...
JD Supra (press release)
On Thursday, Feb. 19, the Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) filed suit against the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (“BSEE”), and the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) in the U.S. ...

 

Thousands of California Oil Wells Violating Safe Drinking Water Act, Documents ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately shut down thousands of oil and gas wells that are illegally injecting fluids into protected California aquifers, as well as hundreds of illegally ...

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Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Supports Downlisting Gray Wolves Nationwide
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... would allow for the development of a national recovery plan to return wolves to places like the southern Rocky Mountains, the Sierra Nevada and Adirondacks,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 

Cancer-causing Chemicals Found in Fracking Flowback From California Oil Wells
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— Flowback fluid from fracked oil wells in California commonly contains dangerous levels of cancer-causing chemicals, a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity has found. Flowback fluid is a key component of oil-industry ...

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Oil Train Derailment Highlights Need for Safety Reforms
Kansas City infoZine
“Back-to-back fiery derailments involving crude oil trains should be an unmistakable wake-up call to our political leaders: Stop these dangerous oil trains and stop them now,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological ...

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Treehugger

Feds Propose to Protect 39655 Square Miles for Endangered Whales Along East ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The proposed rule responds to a September 2009 petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation. Issuance of the proposed rule was also compelled ...
Fisheries Service Proposes Expanded Habitat Protections for Highly ...HSUS News
Steller sea lion sightings may be a sign of increasingly rich ocean biodiversityThe Daily Breeze

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Washington Post

Genetic Test Confirms Grand Canyon Wolf Shot in Utah
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Echo came to a heartbreaking end, but her odyssey through forest and desert shows that excellent habitat still remains for wolves in the American West,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Her death also demonstrates that ...
Grand Canyon gray wolf killed by hunterBangor Daily News
The gray wolf spotted near the Grand Canyon this fall has already been killed ...Washington Post
Wolf killed in Utah was animal from rare Arizona sightingWHDH-TV

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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Ultimate Rejection Could Come Soon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The president did the right thing in vetoing this bill, but what we really need is an outright rejection,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Millions of Americans have voiced their opposition to the pipeline, and are ...

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Nature World News

Lawsuit Filed to Save Three Freshwater Species From Extinction in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to protect three of the Southeast's aquatic species under the Endangered Species Act. The Center petitioned for ...
Endangered Right Whales May Receive Critical HabitatNature World News

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Bay Area Indymedia

Lawsuit Targets Impacts of Three Harmful Pesticides on Two Bay Area ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in federal court in California today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to ensure three widely used pesticides — atrazine, 2,4-D and alachlor — don't jeopardize the ...

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EagleFordTexas.com

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Interior Department today for violating three federal laws by rubberstamping offshore fracking off California's coast without analyzing fracking pollution's threats to ocean ecosystems ...
Enviros Sue To Stop Calif. Offshore Fracking PermitsLaw360 (subscription)
Offshore fracking is headed to the courtroomEagleFordTexas.com

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To Save Rapidly Vanishing Porpoise, Mexico Gillnet Ban Must Include Rigorous ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In September 2014, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the Obama administration under the Pelly Amendment to the Fishermen's Protective Act to impose trade sanctions on Mexico to compel compliance with international regulations protecting ...

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Groups Applaud U.S. Dietary Guidelines' New Sustainability Focus
Bay Area Indymedia
Signatories of the letter include Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Friends of the Earth, Healthy Food Action, Center for Biological Diversity, American Public Health Association, Yale University Prevention Research Center and Compassion in ...

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With Cod Numbers at Historic Low, Petition Seeks Ban on Gulf of Maine Cod ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's petition, filed under the Administrative Procedure Act, urges the Fisheries Service to follow the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act requirement to rebuild overfished species. The Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle ...

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Legal Petition Urges Gov. Brown to Impose Emergency Fracking Moratorium ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Brown can and should act immediately to protect California's precious water supplies from benzene-laden fracking fluid,” said Hollin Kretzmann, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Oil companies are illegally contaminating our ...

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Bill Would Strip Federal Protection for Wolves in Wyoming, Great Lakes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... ugly political ploy that will end with a lot of dead wolves and do serious damage to one of the most important endangered species success stories in America's history,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for ...

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US Fish and Wildlife Service Reinstates Endangered Species Protection for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The courts got it right: Gray wolves clearly continue to need the protection of the Endangered Species Act,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're glad the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today ...

 

Report: Oil Trains Threaten 25 Million Americans, Iconic Rivers, Wildlife
eNews Park Forest
PORTLAND, Ore.—(ENEWSPF)--February 19, 2015. As officials probe the two latest explosive oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia, the Center for Biological Diversity released a report today offering striking new details on the broad range ...

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Federal Protection Sought for California's Tricolored Blackbirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a petition to protect the tricolored blackbird — which once formed massive nesting colonies in California's Central Valley — as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act ...
Federal protection sought for tricolored blackbirdsCentral Valley Business Times

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Fox News

Mexican Wolf Numbers Increase for 5th Straight Year to 109 Wolves, 19 Packs
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Finally spared from widespread persecution, Mexican wolves are starting to back away from the cliff-edge of extinction,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “But they remain a long way from recovery. Scientists have ...
Mexican gray wolf population peaks in American SouthwestFox News
DNA indicates long-ago Southland wolf was actually a Mexican grayLos Angeles Times
Officials: Reintroduced Mexican gray wolves top 100 for first timeCronkite News
Times-Enterprise
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon Chub Declared First Fish Recovered by Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Endangered Species Act protection with adequate recovery funding is the most effective tool available to save species from extinction,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The story of the Oregon chub is a ...
Greens Claim Pesticides Are Hurting FishCourthouse News Service
Tiny Oregon Minnow Is First Fish Taken off Endangered ListABC News

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MiamiHerald.com

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VERO BEACH, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Duke University professor of conservation ecology Dr. Stuart Pimm, and former National Park Service scientist Sonny Bass filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the Army Corps of Engineers ...
Cape Sable Sparrow may be headed back to courtMiamiHerald.com

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Bay Area Indymedia

Year After Standoff Over Nevada Cattle Trespass, Questions Remain About ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder today formally requesting a public update by April 5 on the status of the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

125 Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Bees, Pollinators From Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's time to stop pesticides from killing our bees,” said Lori Ann Burd, Environmental Health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If bees and other pollinators are going to have a real future in this country, President Obama needs to ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

President's Proposed Budget Falls Far Short of Funding Needed to Recover ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposed budget for endangered species is less than the government spends on a single F-35c fighter jet,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “As a nation, we ...

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San Luis Obispo City to Send Letter of Opposition to Phillips 66 Oil Train Project
Bay Area Indymedia
“We're seeing massive opposition to this project from citizens all along the rail route — and with good reason,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “No one in their right mind would invite these dangerous bomb trains into ...

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Boise State Public Radio

Lawsuit Challenges Government's Large-scale Wildlife Killing in Idaho
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Western Watersheds Project, WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater and Project Coyote are represented by attorneys Laurie Rule and Talasi Brooks of Advocates for the West, and Kristin Ruether of Western ...
Environmental Groups Sue Federal Agencies Over Idaho Wildlife Killing ProgramsBoise State Public Radio
Lawsuit by conservationists says US agency indiscriminately kills Idaho wildlifeDaily Mail

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NBC Montana

Lawsuit Filed to Bring Montana Grayling Back From Brink of Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BUTTE, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Butte resident Pat Munday and former Montana fishing guide George Wuerthner filed a lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's latest decision to deny ...
Conservationists sue over federal protection for graylingNBC Montana

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Lawsuit Filed on Inyo County's Adventure Trails
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BISHOP, Calif.— In response to Inyo County's adopting a new road system that for the first time allows off-road vehicles on its public roads, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today challenged ...

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Lawsuit Filed to Protect People, Wildlife From Toxic Soot Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to enforce air-quality standards that limit dangerous particulate pollution from coal-fired power plants, cars and other sources. Soot pollution ...

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Data deficiency? Buying time?
Journal of the San Juan Islands
A petition for revision of the Southern Resident's critical habitat was filed nearly a year ago by the Center for Biological Diversity, a San Francisco-based environmental organization that focuses on protecting endangered animals and their habitats.
National Marine Fisheries Service Considering Revision to Critical Habitat ...JD Supra (press release)

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Center for Biological Diversity: Congressional Approval of Keystone XL Sets Up ...
eNews Park Forest
“Now that this political theater is over in Congress, it's time for President Obama to finally do what's right for people, wildlife and the climate: reject Keystone XL once and for all,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. In ...

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NBCNews.com

More Fuel-Efficient Jets Could Lead to Passenger Nirvana
NBCNews.com
But integrating new airplanes into existing fleets and upgrading technology will cost money, which may lead to higher fares, noted Vera Pardee, a San Francisco-based attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, one of several environmental groups ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Pioneering Desert Fish Biologist, Researcher, and Staunch Advocate for Desert ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Dr. Deacon's relentless commitment to preserving life in some of its rarest forms, and to conserving the limited resources that sustain us all, earned him the recognition of the Center's first annual E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in ...

 

High Country News

Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
High Country News
Environmental groups like the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity continue to lean heavily on the foundation laid by Deacon. Kierán Suckling, co-founder and executive director, says that while the Devils Hole pupfish set a legal precedent and ...

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Los Angeles Times

California orders 12 oil-field wells shut to protect groundwater
Los Angeles Times
But Patrick Sullivan of the Center for Biological Diversity said the state's actions fall far short of what's needed. "It's inadequate, it's ridiculous, it's unacceptable," Sullivan said. "They've allowed decades of injections into these aquifers that ...
California shuts down oil wells to protect groundwaterMacon Telegraph (blog)
California halts 12 injection wells over water concernsReuters

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More funds sought to protect biodiversity
The Manila Times
... organized by the US Embassy Manila's United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia and Asean Center for Biodiversity.

 

Food and Water Watch

Over 4 Million People Press Obama to Protect Bees
Food and Water Watch
The 4 million signatures were collected by Avaaz, Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, CREDO, Earthjustice, Environment America, Food and Water Watch, Food Democracy Now!, Friends of the Earth U.S., Green ...

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Rare Desert Lizard in California Protected by State
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, California's Fish and Game Commission today made the flat-tailed horned lizard a candidate for protection under the California Endangered Species Act. As a ...

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Deer cull completed at University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn Press and Guide
“The Environmental Interpretive Center staff and university administration are satisfied with the results of the cull and believe it will allow us to meet our mission to preserve and conserve the diversity and health of local vegetation and wildlife ...

 

Science AAAS

Pollution, human health tracked with sewage microbes
Science AAAS
To understand the diversity of these bacteria—collectively called the gut microbiome—and how their numbers and types vary through time, microbiologists have isolated and sequenced DNA from stool samples of hundreds of individuals. ... Sogin, a ...

 

National Coalition Plus Tens of Thousands Submit Comments Opposing West ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This project would be very bad news for Oregon's water and salmon,” said Jared Margolis, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Oregonians have made it clear they don't want our fragile coastal environment put at risk to ship climate ...

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Brandon-Mitchell Gallery gets 'edgy'
Visalia Times-Delta
Before finishing her degree in biology at Fresno State, Woods studied at the college of Environmental Science and Forestry at the State University of New York (SUNY) in upstate New York where she did field work in the Adirondack Mountains. It's an ...

 

The Atlantic

The Secrets in Sewage
The Atlantic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a few different ways of measuring obesity in the U.S., including phone surveys, in-home interviews, and physical exams of nationally representative slices of the population. ... In a study recently ...

 

Los Angeles Times

UNC BOG chairman explains decision to close centers
News & Observer
Of all 240 centers, the board voted unanimously to discontinue three centers – all with very limited resources and narrow scopes. They are East Carolina University's Center for Biodiversity, NC Central's Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change ...
Former UNC chancellor: Now is the time for the people to come to the aid of ...The Progressive Pulse
Cleaning Up the BoondogglesAmerican Spectator
Closing University of North Carolina centers reeks of partisanshipLos Angeles Times
Shelby Star
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Truthdig

To Drill or Not to Drill—That Is the Question
Truthdig
More than 200 million gallons of oil fouled the ocean and Gulf coastlines, while the Center for Biological Diversity began decisive action to expose illegal activities and lax offshore drilling regulation. A Center study shows that more than 82,000 ...

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BU Today

Charles River Campus Has 21 New Full Professors
BU Today
Director of BU's Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology, Schneider has contributed to our understanding of biodiversity (he led the discovery several years ago of more than 100 species of tree frogs. He also trumpets the peril that biodiversity ...

 

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

CSU presidential candidate pitches plan to creatively solve issues
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
An estimated crowd of 100 attended Wednesday's first forum, in CSU's Center for Commerce and Technology. Romero has ... Executive director and CEO, BIOMA, The Venezuela Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity, Caracas, Venezuela, 1986-94.

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EPA: Tar Sands, Keystone XL Would Be “Significant Increase” in Greenhouse ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA's message couldn't be clearer: Keystone XL will drive us significantly deeper into the climate crisis,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The ball's in President Obama's court. He said he wouldn't ...

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USA TODAY College

What are the best colleges in the state of New Jersey?
USA TODAY College
Not only is the school one of the top five in the country, but the university also offers numerous programs that are ranked among the best, including history, biological and biomedical sciences, philosophy and religious studies, public administration ...

 

Two Minutes to Midnight for the World's Tiniest Cetacean – Mexico's Vaquita
New York Times (blog)
... pleased that Mexico's finally moving forward with a long-overdue gillnet ban, there are few indications government officials will see that it is actually implemented or maintained,” said Brendan Cummings, senior counsel at the Center for Biological ...

 

Bangor Daily News

There's no blueprint for farming in our 'new normal' climate
Bangor Daily News
Support organic agriculture, which produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than conventional agriculture, preserves biodiversity and sequesters large amounts of carbon dioxide through soil organic carbon. Support the Environmental Protection Agency's ...

 

Cornell Chronicle

Physicist explores life's 'most beautiful phenomena'
Cornell Chronicle
Are there theoretical principles that have the power and generality of physics, yet encompass the full complexity and diversity of life's “most beautiful phenomena” – phenomena such as sounds that cause our eardrums to vibrate by less than the diameter ...

 

Biology degree approved for Marion campus
Morrow County Sentinel
According to Klips, Ohio State Marion has so many tools that add to this major, the diversity of the faculty, research opportunities, the Larry R. Yoder Prairie Nature Center, and the campus's long standing commitment to sustainability and the ...

 

NBCNews.com

A Snowmageddon for Air Travelers This Winter? Not so Much
NBCNews.com
But integrating new airplanes into existing fleets and upgrading technology will cost money, which may lead to higher fares, noted Vera Pardee, a San Francisco-based attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, one of several environmental groups ...

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Inyo County reactions to ATV lawsuit
Sierra Wave
Almost a year-to-date of that settlement, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a second suit requesting the courts set aside the Board of Supervisors adoption of the Adventure Trails System ...

 

Texas Tribune

The Q&A: Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz
Texas Tribune
Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz is an associate professor of bilingual education and diversity studies at Texas Tech University. Aguirre-Muñoz is an associate director of Texas Tech's STEM Center for Outreach, Research & Education, or STEM-CORE. She received ...

 

Education Week News (blog)

Boston Selects New Superintendent of Schools
Education Week News (blog)
In Los Angeles Unified, Chang runs the Intensive Support and Innovation Center, where he oversees 135 of the district's low-performing and pilot schools. In that capacity, he worked with parents who ... "I believe deeply that Boston Public Schools can ...
Los Angeles educator tapped as Boston school superintendentEnterprise News
Dr. Tommy Chang is picked as new Boston superintendent ...Wicked Local Roslindale

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Erwin Lake Market appeal could soon be heard by county
Big Bear Grizzly
The proposed project has met with considerable opposition by neighboring property owners. Those opposed joined forces with the Friends of Big Bear Valley and the Center for Biological Diversity to appeal the CUP approval. That appeal was filed Feb. 17.

 

UNC Board of Governors may have violated law
The Independent Weekly
... of Student Power drove from schools across the state to protest the closing of UNC Chapel Hill's Center on Work, Poverty and Opportunity; N.C. Central University's Institute for Civic Engagement; and East Carolina University's Center for Biodiversity.

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Temple University News

Tree of life shows clocklike emergence of new species
Temple University News
"The constant rate of diversification we found indicates that ecological niches of life are not being filled up and saturated,” said Laura H. Carnell Professor of Biodiversity S. Blair Hedges, a member of the research team and director of Temple's ...

 

Penn State News

Earliest known fossil of the genus Homo dates to 2.8 to 2.75 million years ago
Penn State News
... and Alan L. Deino, Berkeley Geochronology Center. Those identifying the fossils include John Rowan, Arizona State University; Faysal Bibi, Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Germany; Margaret F. Lewis ...
Early Human Fossil Find Pushes Back the ClockPopular Archaeology

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Protest Will Target Obama Plan to Open Atlantic, Arctic to Offshore Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear and other climate activists will protest Monday afternoon outside the convention center where federal officials will hold a public hearing about proposed offshore oil drilling ...

 

DesMoinesRegister.com

Agriculture or agribusiness? As Iowa goes…
DesMoinesRegister.com
There is a different vision and set of policies that serve rural and urban folks alike, young and old and future generations while restoring the all-important biodiversity that has been lost. Progressive organizations support the thousands of young ...

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Eurasia Review

Scientists Question Rush To Build Nicaragua Canal
Eurasia Review
Alvarez and his colleagues, including co-correspondent author Jorge Alberto Huete-Pérez, vice-rector and director of the Molecular Biology Center at the University of Central America in Managua, Nicaragua, wrote that dredging required to open a channel ...

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NIH-led effort launches Big Data portal for Alzheimer's drug discovery
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Researchers from Rush University, Chicago; Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.; Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle; the University of California, Los Angeles and a number of other academic centers are also participating. Because no publication embargo ...

 

La Jolla Community Calendar March 5-12
La Jolla Light
La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org. □ Concert, Flutist Ine Vanoeveren ... San Diego County Diversity & Inclusiveness Group meets to affect a faith-neutral name for the La ...

 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Outdoor Knoxville Events Calendar: March 5-March 15
Knoxville News Sentinel
Warrior 10 Miler TN Spine & Performance Enhancement Center 8 a.m. at TN Spine & Performance Enhancement Center, Sevierville 10-mile & 5K races benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project. The course is on rolling, paved road, starting on Collier Drive to ...

 

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Wild pandas are bouncing back, new survey suggests
Mother Nature Network (blog)
A researcher takes photos of a 3-month-old panda at a captive-breeding center in Chengdu, Sichuan. (Photo: Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images). As National Geographic points out, some conservationists say the rise in panda numbers ... And by protecting ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Russell Brand blasts 'Fifty Shades of Grey': An opening for parents to talk ...
Christian Science Monitor
He quotes an unammed priest as saying that porn doesn't reveal too much, it reveals too little, “extracting sex from its biological, emotional and psychological context,” he said, not to mention its ethical context. ... They need to know about healthy ...

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NCCF's Miller earns prestigious honor
Carolinacoastonline
The Benchley award, named for the late “Jaws” author, Peter Benchley, also will go this year to the likes of Prince Albert II of Monaco for his support of scientific research on ocean acidification and climate and for advocating the protection of ...

 

Asheville Citizen-Times

2015 Camp Guide: Day Camps
Asheville Citizen-Times
Campers are called "motivated learners," figuring that anyone who shows up to take biology, math or art in July is motivated. Campers ... At A-B Tech Enka Site, Small Business Center. $50. Asheville .... Creative activities, diverse projects, field ...

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Fracking: Oil company sues to overturn San Benito County fracking ban; could ...
Vallejo Times Herald
"Measure J will withstand any legal challenge," said Kassie Siegel, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. "The oil industry threw everything they had at local fracking bans in New York. They took it all the way up to the highest court ...

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Augusta Free Press

Sour grapes in Wine Country: Intense challenges to wineries erupt
Augusta Free Press
They move heavy industrial operations into rural areas and expand them to become event centers and commercial bottling operations. .... Including diverse food crops and biodiversity in ones vineyards is part of the solution, as we head into uncertain ...

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Top court boosts Kapor bid to build home on steep Berkeley hill
SFGate
Michael Graf, who filed arguments on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and the High Sierra Rural Alliance, said the ruling could weaken the state's environmental law. “All the (local) agencies want to exempt all their projects” from review ...

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March & April Events at Western CT State University
HamletHub
7 100@100 EXHIBITION: The WCSU Department of Art will present the “100@100 Exhibition” in the Art Gallery at the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. ..... 22 RESEARCH SEMINAR: Central Connecticut State ...

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ProHealth

Diverse Autism Mutations Lead to Different Disease Outcomes
ProHealth
... a large-scale analysis of hundreds of patients and nearly 1000 genes has started to uncover how diversity among traits can be traced to differences in patients' genetic mutations. The study, conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical ...

 

PacBio at AGBT
Bio-IT World
The collection of new reference-grade assemblies at Human Longevity isn't just a matter of showing off; getting new reference genomes from donors with diverse ethnic and geographical backgrounds will help with all future interpretation of large ...

 

WCQS

Professor Gene Nichol says politics caused the poverty center's closing
The Daily Tar Heel
On Friday, the UNC-system Board of Governors voted unanimously to close the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, along with East Carolina University's Center for Biodiversity and N.C. Central University's Center for Civic Engagement and Social ...
UNC board kills 3 centers amid criticism that the action violates academic freedomInside Higher Ed
BOG decisions threaten academic freedomN.C. State University Technician Online
UNC Board of Governors Close Academic CentersWCQS

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TheStranger.com (blog)

What Can Washington State Do to Make the Feds Move Faster on Oil Train Safety?
TheStranger.com (blog)
"I think disclosure requirements need to be broad, because public pressure is really important," says Jared Margolis, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity and author of last month's report. "People should know where these [trains] are ...

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Scientific American (blog)

Tiny Cell Grows Giant Death Spike and Lives to Grow Another
Scientific American (blog)
She has degrees in biology, plant pathology/mycology, and science writing, and has spent many happy hours studying life in situ. ... Interestingly, the axial filament is triangular in cross section, and in this case, off center. ... “Demospongiae ...

 

AZoNano.com

Chemical Nano-Analytics with Nano-FTIR - An Interview with Rainer Hillenbrand
AZoNano.com
In this interview, Rainer Hillenbrand, Nanooptics Group leader at CIC nanoGune and co-founder of neaspec, talks to AZoNano about the incredible possibilities of nano-FTIR, which neaspec implements in their neaSNOM near-field microscope. WS: Can you ...

 

EurekAlert (press release)

Public Release: 4-Mar-2015 NSU researchers discover hurricanes helped ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Center researchers carry out innovative, basic and applied marine and research programs in coral reel biology, ecology, and geology; fish biology, ecology, and conservation; shark and billfish ecology; fisheries science; deep sea organismal biology and ...

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UW Professors Receive NSF Grant to Collaborate on Bumblebee Research, Art
University of Wyoming News
The two plan to make the science more palatable for a general audience with the creation of an interactive bumblebee sculpture exhibit in UW's Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. “For our broader impacts, we have proposed working with the ...

 

Connecticut College

More than $1.4 million in grants awarded to support College initiatives
Connecticut College
More than $1.4 million in grants will create new opportunities for student-faculty research, increase financial aid, continue to foster a diverse and inclusive campus community, and provide essential support to some of the College's most innovative ...

 

South Portland Briefs
KeepMEcurrent.com
The dance is scheduled to take place 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, at the Community Center. This year's theme is Paris in Spring and the staff will be pulling out the stops to present a ... Marine science, biotechnology and science students, along ...

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Center for Biological Diversity's Statement on President Obama's State of the ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released the following statement ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. “Following 2014's record-breaking heat, President Obama faces some ...

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The Local.de

German macaws go forth and multiply in Brazil
The Local.de
The two spix's macaws -- among only 92 of the birds known to exist worldwide - were shipped to Sao Paulo, a spokesman for the Chico Mendes environmental institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) said. "They will remain isolated for a fortnight ...

 

Native habitat restoration begins with herbicide application
UC Santa Cruz
The areas that will be sprayed include selected patches of non-native annual grasses and forbs along the southern end of the YLR Terrace Lands adjacent to the UC Santa Cruz Long Marine Lab and Seymour Marine Discovery Center. These weeds are ... The ...

 

Virtual Press Office (press release)

Fielding Graduate University Announces Appointment of Gerald Porter, PhD, as ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
He also created and chaired the university-wide Diversity Committee, chaired the Indigenous Studies Workgroup, and managed the planning and launch of an undergraduate program in integrated human biology. ... master's in counseling program, developing ...

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Region Briefs: LEAD 33 travels to United Arab Emirates, Nepal and India
Midwest Producer
The 49th annual Triumph of Agriculture Exposition will be March 11-12 at the CenturyLink Convention Center, 10th Street and Capitol Avenue in downtown Omaha. The machinery show is one of the largest indoor farm and ranch shows in the Midwest, all under ...

 

Yahoo News UK

Brazil receives macaw pair from Germany
Yahoo News UK
The two spix's macaws -- among only 92 of the birds known to exist worldwide -- were shipped to Sao Paulo, a spokesman for the Chico Mendes environmental institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) said. "They will remain isolated for a fortnight ...

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THV 11

Mid-America Science Museum reopens
THV 11
The Oaklawn Foundation Digital Dome Theater offers a diverse array of shows that complement educational objectives as well as traveling exhibit content in the Museum. The theater seats up to 50 people and has .... "With the award of this capital grant ...

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