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New York Fracking Ban Increases Pressure on President Obama to Protect ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“New York just took a huge leap forward in protecting its people and wildlife from the dangers of fracking,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now it's time for other leaders to follow, including President Obama and Gov. Jerry ...

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Court Hearing, Press Conference Target US Military Airstrip in Japan ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Who: Press conference speakers will include Peter Galvin, cofounder of the Center for Biological Diversity; Hideki Yoshikawa, executive director of the Citizens Network for Biodiversity in Okinawa; Yoshikazu Makishi, a prominent Okinawan activist and ...

 

Obama Administration Urged to Oppose Copper Mine, Grazing Giveaway in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to fight provisions tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act that would pave the way for a copper mine in ...

 

Renowned Climate Scientist Aradhna Tripati Honored With EO Wilson Award
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today presented its third annual E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in Biodiversity Conservation to Dr. Aradhna Tripati, an assistant professor at the University of California, Los Angeles for ...

 

Houston Chronicle

With Lawsuit Pending, Feds Cancel Idaho Predator-killing Derby
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
As lawyers for the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Project Coyote and Defenders of Wildlife were preparing to file a request to stop this year's derby on BLM lands, the agency decided to withdraw its decision to allow ...
Feds cancel permit for Idaho wolf-killing derbyMonterey County Herald
BLM backs off wolf-coyote killing derbyThe Idaho Statesman

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Study Revealing 5 Trillion Pieces of Plastic in World's Oceans Adds Urgency to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our oceans have become a dumping ground for the world's plastic, and fish, sea turtles, seabirds and other wildlife are paying a terrible price,” said Emily Jeffers with the Center for Biological Diversity. “As disgusting and vast as this crisis is ...

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Study: Airline Fuel Efficiency Grounded as Profits Soar
Bay Area Indymedia
“Airlines are banking sizeable profits even as they simply ignore fuel efficiency and emit more carbon pollution,” said Vera Pardee of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This report's disturbing findings leave the EPA no choice but to finally ...

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KCET

BLM Report: Illegal Off-road Vehicles Overrunning Parts of West Mojave Desert
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This ugly and illegal destruction of public lands in the California Desert Conservation Area is a travesty,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This report confirms that despite the best of intentions ...
Illegal Off-Roading Overran Mojave Desert on Holiday Weekend, BLM SaysKCET

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NBC 7 San Diego

California Court of Appeal Confirms San Diego's Freeway-focused ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Cleveland National Forest Foundation, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club challenged SANDAG's review of the transportation plan under the California Environmental Quality Act. California Attorney General Kamala Harris joined in the ...
Court rejects San Diego transportation planU-T San Diego

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Conservationists Call on Mexico to Save Vaquita
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Mexico must ban gillnetting in the Upper Gulf of California to save the vaquita from extinction,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Announcing conservation measures is an essential first step ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History Would Protect 226 Million ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Ringed seals were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 2012 as a result of a Center for Biological Diversity petition. Today's critical habitat proposal from the National Marine Fisheries Service would be the largest such ...
Federal government proposes habitat protection for Arctic ringed sealsCBS News
NOAA Makes Big Move To Protect Ringed Seals From Climate Change And ...ThinkProgress
As Sea Ice Disappears, Arctic Ringed Seals Could Get Largest Critical Habitat ...Scientific American (blog)
WJTV
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The Idaho Statesman

Record Progress Made on Backlog of Endangered Species Awaiting Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The steady progress the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is making in addressing the backlog highlights the success of a landmark agreement reached with the agency by the Center for Biological Diversity in 2011, which requires the Service to speed ...
Conservation groups sue feds over cactus ferruginous pygmy owlArizona Capitol Times
Feds making progress on endangered speciesSummit County Citizens Voice

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Lawsuit Launched to Prevent Sea Turtle Deaths
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Services have long been on notice that this outdated system needlessly kills thousands of animals that are already on the brink of extinction,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director and staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hope ...

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Petition Seeks to Limit Length, Weight of Oil and
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In the face of a dramatic rise in trains carrying explosive crude oil and derailing in a series of devastating accidents, the Center for Biological Diversity and Riverkeeper, Inc. today petitioned the Obama administration to protect ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

With Senate Poised to Vote on Keystone XL, New Analysis Reveals Dangerous ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
It's appalling to see Congress seriously considering giving the green light to Keystone XL,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration's own analysis says Keystone XL will spill oil, so it's ...
Senate Votes Against Keystone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!SustainableBusiness.com

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Florida Today

Feds Agree to Protect More Habitat for East Coast's Most Endangered Whales by ...
HSUS News
Sarah Uhlemann, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity said: “If these whales are going to survive in the long run, we need to protect the most important waters where they live, eat and raise their young. Every year these endangered ...
Feds agree to protect Ga. whales' habitat by 2016Savannah Morning News

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Albuquerque Journal

Report: Endangered Red Wolves Can Recover, But More Reintroductions Like ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the red wolf has gone from the very brink of extinction to more than 100 wolves in the wild, showing that the Endangered Species Act can achieve heroic things,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological ...
Test confirms first gray wolf near Grand Canyon in 75 yearsLas Vegas Review-Journal
Feds confirm gray wolf is roaming north of Grand CanyonTucsonSentinel.com
Wolf travels hundreds of miles to northern ArizonaSanta Cruz Sentinel
Summit County Citizens Voice
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PennEnergy

Lawsuit Launched Against Offshore Fracking in California's Santa Barbara ...
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department for violating three federal laws by rubber-stamping offshore fracking in California's Santa Barbara Channel without evaluating its ...
Lawsuit aimed at federal government over fracking in the Santa Barbara ChannelKCBX
Environmental group lawsuit targets offshore fracking in CaliforniaYahoo News

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azcentral.com

Endangered gray wolf confirmed to be at Grand Canyon
azcentral.com
DNA tests released Friday confirmed that an animal spotted at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is the first federally protected gray wolf seen in the area in years, according to a release from the Center for Biological Diversity. The female gray wolf ...
Lone Wolf Traveled More Than 450 Miles to Grand Canyon, DNA ConfirmsYahoo News
Advocates: New Plan Gives Mexican Wolves More Room, But Also Subjects ...KRWG
Plan opens millions more acres to gray wolfAlbuquerque Journal
KJZZ
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USA TODAY

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Pacific Island Bird From US Military Activity
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect Tinian monarchs under the Endangered Species Act. These highly imperiled flycatchers are found only ...
Group to sue feds for reptile, amphibian protectionsWTSP 10 News
Turtle, frog, salamanders again get protection pushThe Tennessean

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Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2

Environmental groups sue feds over tuna fishing
The Hill
Environmental groups are suing the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect bigeye tuna that they say are being over-fished. Filed jointly by the Conservation Council for Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Turtle Island Restoration ...
Lifting catch limits for Hawaii bigeye tuna violates international agreementeTurboNews

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The Missoulian

Conservation Groups Launch Lawsuit to Protect Montana Grayling
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 today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency ...
Conservationists file to sue over Montana fishHelena Independent Record

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Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Lizard in Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to decide whether the Colorado checkered whiptail warrants consideration for Endangered Species Act protection. The ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Oregon Refuses to Protect Public From Oil Terminal's New Air Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's hard to understand why state regulators won't do what's right for Oregonians and the air we breathe,” said Tanya Sanerib senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “DEQ summarily rejected each request to better protect Oregon's air ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wildlife-killing Contests Targeting Nongame Animals Banned by California Fish ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VAN NUYS, Calif.— In response to overwhelming public support for banning wildlife-killing contests, the California Fish and Game Commission voted today to adopt regulations prohibiting hunting “derbies” targeting species such as coyotes, raccoons and ...

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Bellingham Herald

Flap over sage grouse spurs Congress to intervene
Bellingham Herald
However, the settlements with the groups WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity gave the government leeway to miss the deadline if unforeseen circumstances arise. As a result, little can be done if the bill becomes law, said Noah ...
Spending bill delays protections for sage grouseBismarck Tribune

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abc7news.com

UPDATED: Richardson Grove lawsuit dismissed
Eureka Times Standard
The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco in July by eight plaintiffs — the Environmental Protection Information Center, the Center for Biological Diversity, Californians for Alternatives to Toxics, Bess Bair, Trisha Lee Lotus, Bruce ...
Not Exactly Curtains for Richardson Grove WideningThe Journal (blog)

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ABC News

Lawsuit Launched to Strengthen Protections for Gunnison Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Before this stunning reversal, the Fish and Wildlife Service had recognized the Gunnison sage grouse as an endangered species for 14 years,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The reversal is ...
Environmental Groups To Sue Over Gunnison GrouseCBS Local

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New Study Finds That Grass Height Drives Sage Grouse Nest Success
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The more grass cows eat, the fewer sage grouse survive on public lands,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The livestock industry no longer has any defense that cows on public lands do not hurt sage grouse.” Federal agencies ...

 

Legal Action Prompts Feds to Analyze Risks to Northwest's Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In response to a notice of intent to sue from the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency will analyze the risks that oil-spill cleanup and containment ...

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Letter Urges Washington Governor to Push State Agency for Action on Ocean ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SEATTLE— Eighteen local and national environmental organizations called on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today to seek bold actions from the Washington Department of Ecology to address ocean acidification. A lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

Nearly 20 Lynx Caught in Traps in Maine This Fall as Trapping Rules Loosened
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
That's no way to manage a threatened species,” said Mollie Matteson, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. So far, 18 or 19 lynx have been caught in traps since the trapping season began on October 19. About five or six have been ...

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Los Angeles Times

Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California
Los Angeles Times
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is reviewing a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity to protect tricoloreds on a permanent basis and impose limits on activities that kill or injure them. "I don't know if the tricolored ...
California's Tricolored Blackbirds Get Emergency ProtectionBay Area Indymedia
Imperiled Bird Gets Emergency ProtectionKCET

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MiamiHerald.com

PESTICIDES REDUCTION
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center has filed a series of lawsuits to force consultations on pesticide impacts. In January 2011, the Center and allies filed the most comprehensive legal action ever brought under the Endangered Species Act to protect imperiled species from ...
One Big Loser in the New Congress: WildlifeTakePart

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Fox News

More Than 80 Scientists Urge Federal Protection of Northern Long-eared Bats
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... on the proposed bat listing until Dec. 18. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 800,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.
Environmentalists try again for pygmy owl endangered statusArizona Daily Star
23 New Species Wait for Endangered Species Act ProtectionNature World News
Shorebird found in SC now protected by fedsThe State

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Defense Bill Threatens Greater Sage Grouse, Would Give Free Pass to Livestock ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a terrible deal for the American public and a devastating blow to the sage grouse,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Livestock grazing spreads invasive species, increases fire risk and ...

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Study: Tall grass aids sage grouse nesting success
San Francisco Chronicle
"Sometimes it's even worse where they kill the adult female that's nesting on the clutch and then eat the eggs up," Beck said Wednesday. Three groups — WildEarth Guardians, Western Watersheds Project and the Center for Biological Diversity — pointed ...

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Vancouver Sun

Canada Blocks NAFTA Investigation Into British Columbia Fish Farm Impacts on ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... laws are being enforced, but the process has become increasingly politicized and it's clear Canada does not want the facts revealed about the damage to wild salmon from industrial fish farms,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological ...
NAFTA environmental body won't probe salmon farmsMetroNews Canada

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Second Lynx Death in Maine Triggers New Restrictions on Traps in Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no doubt that both federal and state wildlife officials knew lynx could get caught in these killer-type traps, because there was photo documentation to prove it,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

Rare Desert Lizard in California One Step Closer to State Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, California's Department of Fish and Wildlife says flat-tailed horned lizards may warrant protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. The department ...
Rare Desert Lizard May Get State ProtectionKCET

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In Federal Spending Bill, Christmas Comes Early for Polluters, Oil and Gas ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There is a pretty clear pattern in this bill — special interests take precedence over the interests of people and the environment,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Workplace safety ...

 

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for 17 Rare Amphibians and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to determine whether 17 increasingly rare amphibians in the Southeast warrant consideration for ...

 

Anti-fracking Protesters to Rally Outside BLM Auction in Reno
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Fracking is a big risk to Nevada's water, and without adequate clean water, we have nothing,” said Dan Patterson, with the Center for Biological Diversity, a member of the coalition. “The fracking industry wants to get its hands on Nevada, but while ...

 

New Study Highlights Harms to Tortoises, Need for Better Protections at ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
If these rare tortoises are going to survive at healthy levels, we need to give them more protection, and that can start in Gold Butte,” said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This study in the west Mojave ...

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Havasupai Tribe, Conservation Coalition Will Defend Grand Canyon From ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Havasupai tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and National Parks Conservation Association, all represented by not-for-profit law firm Earthjustice, intervened in the lawsuit filed by mining and uranium-industry ...

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Coast Guard, EPA Agree to Analyze How Oil Spill Cleanups
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.— In response to a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency have agreed to analyze how oil-spill response actions in the Hudson River and New York Bay may affect ...

 

Alaska Dispatch

Hundreds of smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport
Alaska Dispatch
After centuries of overharvesting, Asian turtle species are hard to find, making American varieties more desirable and increasing the illegal turtle trade, according to the Center for Biological Diversity, which estimates that more than 2 million ...

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Japanese and US Groups Argue Case to Save Dugongs From US Military Base ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice, on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network, Japan Environmental Lawyers Federation, Save The Dugong Foundation, Anna Shimabukuro, Takuma Higashionna, and Yoshikazu Makishi, is arguing today that ...

 

TakePart

What One Wolf's Extraordinary Journey Means for the Future of Wildlife in America
TakePart
But when OR7 first crossed into California, more than a year earlier, wildlife advocates at the Center for Biological Diversity and other environmental groups seized the opportunity and petitioned the state to protect all gray wolves in California ...

 

Endangered tricolor blackbird's fate entwined with dairy industry
Sacramento Bee
The listing means it's illegal for farmers to destroy the birds' nests, said Lisa Belenky, attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, which filed the petition with the California Fish and Game Commission that led to the emergency listing. The ...

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Lawsuit Calls on EPA to Clean Up Lead Air Pollution Across United States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no safe level of lead in our air, because lead's highly toxic to wildlife and people — especially children,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The EPA must take ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Management Plan Amended to Protect Ozark Hellbenders, Other Rare Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The changes respond to a 2013 notice of intent to sue filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Missouri Coalition for the Environment, which prompted the Forest Service to analyze impacts of forest management on newly listed endangered species.

 

Tampabay.com

Anna Maria Island excels at ecotourism
Tampabay.com
The Pine Avenue Restoration Project, 11 modest low-rise cottages, residences over retail, has catapulted Anna Maria Island to the center of the nation's sustainable tourism, eco-travel conversation. ... Each of these terms has a subtly different focus ...

 

Force Big Government to Kill Big Carbon
CounterPunch
But, with the exception of a few small and midsized groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity, most of the green groups did not demand that these new rules be science-based, i.e. much tighter than those on offer. And the effort has been ...

 

Newsworks.org

Citizen scientists track tiny critters to determine health of the watershed
Newsworks.org
She earned a bachelors degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania, and was an M.F.A. candidate in Temple's radio-television-film program. When she's not making radio, Kimberly works for Haverford ... Tara Muenz, education manager at the ...

 

5 ways to attract more women to tech careers
New Haven Register
5 ways to attract more women to tech careers. Yale University Associate Professor Saralyn Mark (center) speaks during the seminar, Careers in STEM: What It Means to Pioneer, at the 2014 Yale Women in Leadership Conference on 2/1/2014. Arnold ... Women ...

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Smithsonian

When Texas Was at the Bottom of the Sea
Smithsonian
Reefs are a fascinating fusion of biology and geology. They are, after all, made of ... And in the space of just a few tens of thousands of years, the rich and diverse ecosystems of the Permian world collapsed. Afterward, it took more than ten ... I ...

 

Intelligence Report (blog)

TRIUMPH OF THE WILL: Will Williams and the National Alliance
Intelligence Report (blog)
Crafty and smart, the self-described “biological racist” recently out-maneuvered and hustled his bitter rivals in the neo-Nazi movement for the tarnished title, a state of affairs duly registered with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation ...

 

Indian Country Today Media Network

Relief at a Stiff Price III: Going the Way of Chocolate
Indian Country Today Media Network
This harvest season, Chinese buyers showed up in Junín, still the center of maca cultivation, with “suitcases full of cash. ... The 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity, which would at least cut Peruvians in on the profits, has never been ratified ...

 

Petition Seeks State Endangered Species Protection for Eastern Hellbender,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The demise of the eastern hellbender reflects the lack of care we've shown for our rivers and streams,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Saving these giant salamanders will benefit us all by providing ...

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Washington Times

Keystone XL opponents send Obama 700 pens to sign pipeline rejection letter
Washington Times
Keystone XL opponents send Obama 700 pens to sign pipeline rejection letter. A member of the Center for Biological Diversity in polar bear costume protests the Keystone XL pipeline on May 7, 2014, during a visit by President Barack Obama for a two-day ...

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The Guardian

Technology is ready for synthetic foods. Are you?
The Guardian
While Americans are “inclined to let others take the first step” with fast-evolving food technologies, as the Pew Research Center survey found, they generally have a laissez-faire attitude about regulating it – good news for producers of potentially ...

 

FSMA supplier checks worry small farms Omnibus saves fresh bread China said ...
Politico
It also complains that in promoting a plant-based diet, the DGAC ignores human biological diversity. Read HNC's full letter here: http://bit.ly/1BVqYx9. Speaking of DGAC: The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is on the right track with its ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Denial of Endangered Species Protection to Arizona's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today filed a lawsuit in federal court in Arizona against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Interior Department for denying Endangered Species Act protection to ...
Groups sue after owl breed denied protectionsWRAL.com

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Top Trends in Health and Science for 2015
UCSF News Services
“Today it seems as if everyone is going after molecules in the blood that might help reverse biological aging. The pace is quick, and there are likely to be many factors worth investigating further. There also are factors that can be removed from old ...

 

Summit County Citizens Voice

Biodiversity: 20-year battle over Montana's Arctic grayling headed back to court
Summit County Citizens Voice
The Center for Biological Diversity's Noah Greenwald disputed the agency's conclusion. “Montana's unique grayling are on the brink of extinction and should have been protected under the Endangered Species Act,” Greenwald said. “Efforts by the state and ...

 

Rider in defense bill favors ranchers
Elko Daily Free Press
Randi Spivak, Center for Biological Diversity public lands director, blamed livestock for spoiling various aspects of the environment, such as degrading water and spreading invasive plants, and specifically harmful to sage grouse. “This is a terrible ...

 

NFL News and Rumors

Humans May Be Causing the Sixth Great Extinction in Half a Billion Years
VICE News
"We're losing species at just an incredible rate and I think most scientists think that rate is increasing," Noah Greenwald of the Center for Biological Diversity told VICE News. The worst-case scenario in the Nature analysis predicts that 75 percent ...
Earth could face another mass extinction – studyRT
Animal species on the planet disappearing at alarming rate: StudyNews Tonight Africa

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Multidisciplinary and Collaborative R&D
R & D Magazine
Thermo Fisher Scientific's Iain Mylchreest, VP/R&D Chromatography/MS, for example, noted “we're very diverse in our portfolio of technologies and as we've grown through acquisitions we have a significant base of technology around the world. ... Simon ...

 

Primus Mootry column: My message to Anderson youth
The Herald Bulletin
At the circle's center, in great big letters, I had typed the word, YOU. ... We live in a diverse world. We are citizens of that world. And so, we need to care about, and care for the world we live in. I moved on to housing. Without health, education ...

 

Prince George's County community calendar, Dec. 18-31, 2014
Washington Post
7-10 p.m. Berwyn Heights Elementary School and Community Center, 6200 Pontiac St., Berwyn Heights. 240-684-6210. Free. .... Tree identification workshop A guided hike to learn the importance of tree biodiversity and how to identify winter trees. 2-3 p ...

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ThinkProgress

Forget Oil. Here Are The More Insidious Things That Polluted America's Air And ...
ThinkProgress
The second was a report based on a document request by the Center for Biological Diversity, which found that 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater had been illegally injected into underground aquifers in California — aquifers that supply both ...

 

Newsweek

Solving Hunger in Ethiopia by Turning to Native Crops
Newsweek
Jaboo, center, and her granddaughters tend to the plants. Amy Maxmen. Subsistence farmers like Jaboo know from generations of experience to plant ... Yet agroecologists like Kippie are quick to point out less favorable results of the revolution, such ...

 

'Research of the very highest quality': DFG awards 2015 Leibniz Prizes
Phys.Org
He added that it was unsatisfactory that there were no women among those honoured, given the equal opportunity and diversity that exist within the research community. "The DFG in particular would have been very ... In 2007 he joined the staff of the ...

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La Habra Heights city attorney says state law may preempt part of anti-oil ...
The Whittier Daily News
Hollin Kretzmann, attorney for Center for Biological Diversity, disagrees with Brown. “It's fairly clear under California law that local jurisdictions are allowed to make these land-use decisions,” Kretzmann said. “Everything from the California ...

 

Doctoral student selected as 2015 Presidential Management Fellow semi-finalist
KU Today
LAWRENCE – A doctoral student at the University of Kansas has been selected as one of 147 Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) semi-finalists in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The prestigious PMF program matches ...

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Cattlemen Association favors rider in defense bill
Elko Daily Free Press
Randi Spivak, Center for Biological Diversity public lands director, blamed livestock for spoiling various aspects of the environment, such as degrading water and spreading invasive plants, and specifically harmful to sage grouse. “This is a terrible ...

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Here's How to Fix Your Transit Plan, SANDAG
Voice of San Diego
In a momentous 2-1 court ruling on Nov. 24, environmental groups in San Diego won an important round over SANDAG. Groups led by the Cleveland National Forest Foundation and the Center for Biological Diversity had made the case that SANDAG should ...

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Long-Distance Flyer Gets Federal Protection
Courthouse News Service
The action resulted from a 2011 settlement agreement between the USFWS and the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD). Environmental groups petitioned the agency in 2005 on behalf of the red knots. The agency agreed the birds warranted protection but ...

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Zee News

Study: People May Inherit 'Gut' Bacteria that Cause Crohn's Diseasea and ...
EndoNurse
Knights and his colleagues at the University of Minnesota worked with collaborators at Harvard, MIT, University of Toronto and University Medical Center Groningen in one of the largest international studies of its kind. The researchers examined three ...
New study shows that people may inherit intestinal bacteria that cause ...News-Medical.net
People may inherit 'gut' bacteria that cause Crohn's diseaseBusiness Standard

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Italy-Tunisia:project Enpi Divin, the biodiversity of wines
ANSAmed
... together with the Institute of biosciences and bioresources (IBBR) of the National council of research (CNR), the Center for biotechnology of Borj-Cedria (CBBC), the Institut national de la recherché agronomique de Tunisie (INRAT), Direction ...

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Deutsche Welle

Can zoos help reverse falling elephant numbers in the wild?
Deutsche Welle
His non-governmental organization Laga is on the frontline of the battle against poaching in Africa. With the help of his team, Drori tracks illegal animal traders, uncovers corruption and brings back captured monkeys, parrots or big cats to ...

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Product Design & Development

Researcher 3D Prints LED onto Contact Lens
Product Design & Development
"The main focus of the bionic ear project was to demonstrate the merger of electronics and biological materials," said Kong, a graduate student in mechanical and aerospace engineering. McAlpine and Yong Lin Kong, a graduate student in mechanical and ...

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Expert cover crop farmer will share strategies for improving soil with cover crops
Blair Enterprise Publishing
Cover crop discussions tend to center around benefits such as reduced pests and inputs, or improved soil and water quality. But for row crop farmer Blake Vince, those benefits can all be distilled down to ... In another session (“Taking a Global View ...

 

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

50-year plan recommends spending $463M to save species in Sonoma County
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The plan, part of a settlement agreement with the Arizona- based Center for Biological Diversity, is recommended to ensure survival of the species. “The salamander is suffering so many threats pushing it to the brink of extinction,” Collette Adkins ...

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2014 "Best of Green Schools" Honorees
PR Newswire (press release)
Transformation – Green Bronx Machine (South Bronx, New York, N.Y.): Green Bronx Machine is transforming an unused library in a 100+ year-old school building into the first ever Health, Wellness and Biodiversity Center in the South Bronx – one of ...

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Slate Magazine

Yik Yak Helps Spread Nasty Rumors. Here's What Happened When College ...
Slate Magazine
“It started there, and we wanted to end it there,” said Eddie Watkins, an associate professor of biology at Colgate. 141215_HIED_Yikyak2 ... Racist comments on Yik Yak were responsible in part for tensions at Colgate in September that led a group of ...

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Climate change is threatening the existence of the world's most amazing bird
Washington Post (blog)
Molly Matteson, a wildlife biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity, observes that the group has "petitioned for other bird species that have climate change as one of their threat factors. It hasn't happened yet." According to the National ...

 

Harvard Magazine

Classical Studies and Today's Middle East
Harvard Magazine
A cottage industry of books and articles analyzing the closing of Classics departments attests to the longstanding crisis in this once dominant pillar of the humanities, which already stand in the shadows of newly built temples of biology and chemistry ...

 

UGA Today

UGA faculty named National Academy of Inventors Fellows
UGA Today
Dirr's innovative contributions to the horticulture industry are evident in virtually every wholesale nursery and garden center in the U.S., as well as nursery catalogs throughout the world. He is responsible for introducing more than 150 new plants ...
Two University of Houston scientists named to National Academy of InventorsEurekAlert (press release)

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GM's Top 10 Sustainability Stories of 2014
3BL Media (press release)
Our industry-leading wildlife habitat certifications provide volunteer opportunities for our nature-loving employees and provide space for school and community groups to learn about the benefits of biodiversity. Bats, Batteries and Bowling Green ...

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Philly.com

Bill Nye brings his science insights to town
Philly.com
It was a mistake to debate something about which there is no debate in the scientific community, said Jason R. Wiles, an associate professor of biology at Syracuse University. "It really just kind of served to put this particular interpretation of ...

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Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

Along the Mekong, forest-payment schemes are a study in contrasts
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
And some projects in Cambodia and Laos target biodiversity conservation, based on PES schemes led by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) linked to eco-tourism projects. In these schemes, communities are paid additional premiums if tourists ...

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Poughkeepsie Journal

Environmental advocacy options plentiful for kids
Poughkeepsie Journal
Another great resource is the Center for Biological Diversity's Generation Wild program, designed to help kids learn about and help protect local wildlife. The program's website offers kids tips on things like how to write an effective and compelling ...

 

Washington Times

Obama administration sued by Colorado's Gov. Hickenlooper over Gunnison ...
Washington Times
“Before this stunning reversal, the Fish and Wildlife Service had recognized the Gunnison sage grouse as an endangered species for 14 years,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity, in a statement.
Endangered Species Decision For Sage Grouse Delayed By Congressional ...KUOW News and Information
USFWS lists Gunnison sage-grouse as a “threatened species” under ESALexology (registration)

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CANOE

Can lingering help us pick healthy food?
Futurity: Research News
They also plan to further explore the food-choice study in a larger and more diverse population of subjects through the Caltech Conte Center. “In the past when psychologists and economists have thought about behavioral differences, they have thought of ...
Why We Make Bad Food Decisions: StudyE Canada Now

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American Museum of Natural History Plans New Building
New York Press
The new Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation will focus on education and scientific research, and will aim to integrate the two with learning facilities and exhibition galleries. “We feel very passionately that we need to enhance science ...

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Documents Reveal Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Phys.Org

DNA sheds light on why largest lemurs disappeared
Phys.Org
They looked at a giant ruffed lemur, a baboon lemur, a koala lemur and two sloth lemurs—all housed in the collections at the University of Antananarivo and the Duke Lemur Center at Duke University. The study also included ... the National Science ...

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Our Oceans Awash in Toxic Plastic Garbage
Huffington Post
The Center for Biological Diversity, where I work, has petitioned the EPA to do more to keep plastics off our beaches and out of our oceans. You can do your part by pressuring your political representatives to take this issue seriously with new and ...

 
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