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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Why Isn’t Publicly Funded Conservation on Private Land More Accountable? By Richard Conniff – Yale Environment 360 – July 23, 2019 A few years ago, an environmental lawyer named Jessica Owley set out to learn how well it works when … Continue reading

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Why Biodiversity Matters: Mapping the Linkages between Biodiversity and the SDGs By Elsa Tsioumani, Ph.D. – SDG Knowledge Hub – July 16, 2019 Biodiversity is a concept difficult to understand or appreciate, let alone regulate and communicate. Defined in the … Continue reading

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In an Era of Extreme Weather, Concerns Grow Over Dam Safety By Jacques Leslie – Yale Environment360 –July 9, 2019 It is a telling illustration of the precarious state of United States dams that the near-collapse in February 2017 of … Continue reading

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‘The river disappears, but the pollution doesn’t’ By Ariel Wittenberg – E&E News – July 16, 2019 The Big Lost River earns its name. Beginning in Idaho’s tallest peaks, moving through irrigation dams and diversions, the river flows into the … Continue reading

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Landscape with Beavers By Stacy Passmore – Places Journal – July 2019 In the American West, beavers are gaining a reputation as environmental engineers who can help restore water systems — and challenge their human neighbors to think differently about … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Trump Administration’s Rulemaking Agenda B Ann D. Navaro and Christine G. Wyman – The National Law Review – July 16, 2019 The Office of Management and Budget’s Spring 2019 Unified Regulatory Agenda includes many items with significant … Continue reading

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How Can We All Help Conserve Nature? By Marcia C. Muñoz, Mireia Valle, Rachel L. White and Rodolfo Jaffé – Frontiers for Young Minds – June 21, 2019 We often forget how much humans depend on nature. The term that … Continue reading

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Ducks Unlimited Canada completes historic Rescue Our Wetlands campaign Contact: Gregg Powers – Ducks Unlimited – June 1, 2019 Ducks Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Ducks Unlimited de Mexico and Wetlands America Trust committed to making DU’s vision of abundant wetlands … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Explore Water Trails May be By Canoe Pennsylvania DNR – June 26, 2019 Pennsylvania is home to many great hiking trails, but the opportunities for day trips and long-distance treks don’t stop at the waters edge. … Continue reading

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Data Highlight State-by-State Benefits of Federal Natural Disaster Mitigation Grants By Anne Stauffer, Colin Foard & Errol Spence – PEW – June 17, 2019 Every federal grant dollar spent on natural disaster mitigation projects, such as elevating buildings or retrofitting infrastructure to … Continue reading

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