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A casualty of Trump’s immigration policy: Millions of trees

America needs millions of new trees each year for forests damaged by natural catastrophes, thinned by logging and developed to protect watersheds. But this year,…

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California Condors Return to Sequoia National Park for First Time in 50 Years

For the first time in nearly 50 years, California condors have returned to Sequoia National Park. The National Park Service announced on Wednesday that park…

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Why coconut oil may be worse than palm oil for the environment

If people want to boycott palm oil because of deforestation, they should boycott coconut, coffee, and chocolate as well, writes Erik Meijaard Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/science-and-technology/coconut-oil-worse-palm-oil-deforestation-environment-ecology-a9605761.html Droolin’…

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The Oil Industry Threatens Alaskan Polar Bears in Their Dens

Pregnant polar bears enter dens when they give birth for up to eight months. The process makes bear moms super vulnerable—they fast, surviving off the…

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Siberian Fires Have Released a Record Amount of Carbon This Year

The wildfire crisis in Siberia continues unabated. This year’s blazes have smashed records, including the northernmost fires on record and the highest total of Siberian…

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Thorny issue: Ancient cacti uprooted for border wall construction

Environmental activists allege hundreds of saguaro cacti have been wrongly uprooted Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/thorny-issue-cacti-trump-border-wall-us-mexico-a9591101.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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YouTube could be effective wolf conservation tool, research suggests

Species ‘just needs us not to kill them or destroy their habitat’, say researchers who logged participants’ responses to positive and negative videos of the…

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'Soon there will be more masks than jellyfish in the Mediterranean': Conservationists warn protective gear washing up in oceans

Plastics in masks are ‘ecological timebomb’, warn French politician Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/coronavirus-environmental-impact-masks-oceans-sea-france-covid-pollution-a9579531.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Conservationists celebrate as Senate passes landmark $9.5bn 'Great Outdoors' bill

The rare bipartisan success story is the most significant conservation legislation in nearly half a century Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/public-lands-senate-bipartisan-national-parks-great-outdoors-a9572106.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Senate passes major conservation package

The Senate passed the most significant conservation legislation in decades on Wednesday, clearing a package to secure steady funding for public lands that came together…

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Human exploitation of nature is driving pandemics like coronavirus, say UN and WHO

A new WWF report calls for international action on the high-risk wildlife trade, deforestation and industrial farming Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/coronavirus-biodiversity-un-who-pandemics-wildlife-trade-a9571206.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Under-threat jaguar population believed to have doubled in South American forest

Conservationists observed the growing numbers over 15 years Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/jaguar-population-double-threat-conservation-wwf-a9570711.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Popular 25-year-old Ugandan gorilla killed at UNESCO park, four arrested

Rafiki, 25-year-old male Silverback was hugely popular with tourists at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/popular-25-year-old-ugandan-gorilla-killed-unesco-park-four-n1230701 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study…

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Study Suggests It’s Time to Bring Back Sea Otters, Which Is Obviously a Good idea

There were once hundreds of thousands of sea otters in the Pacific Northwest. Indigenous people hunted them sustainably for thousands of years. But in the…

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Trump’s Latest Rollback Will Allow Hunters to Shoot Wolf Pups and Bear Cubs in Their Dens

The Trump administration is finalizing a rule that will put animals in Alaska’s national preserves—including black bears, wolves and coyotes—in danger. The change will allow…

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World Oceans Day: What is it and what is this year's theme?

Aim of observance is to inspire ‘action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/world-oceans-day-theme-schools-activities-environment-a9553866.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered species

Around the world, government resources diverted to pandemic efforts have opened opportunities for illegal land clearing and poaching. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coronavirus-disrupts-global-fight-save-endangered-species-n1227256 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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World Environment Day 2020: Five surprising things you never knew contained plastic, from ribbon to tea bags

It’s in far more than water bottles Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/world-environment-day-2020-plastic-pollution-waste-microplastics-tea-bags-environment-a8945381.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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World Environment Day: 11 best eco-friendly coffee capsules and pods for a guilt-free brew

There’s no reason why your favourite hot drink should be bad for the environment, even if you’ve got a speedy machine that requires pods Source:…

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Many of the 300 plants and animals endemic to Canada at risk, report finds

Ours to Save identified 308 species and subspecies but only 10% considered ‘globally secure’ or ‘apparently secure’ There are few animals more iconically Canadian than…

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