Complete Article From the publisher.New research suggests that populations of the Northern Cardinal — one of the most ubiquitous backyard birds in the United States — are undergoing speciation in two adjacent deserts. This study, […]
Complete Article From the publisher.This spring’s federal oil and gas lease sale in Nevada is poised to be the state’s biggest in recent memory: 900,000 acres of desert land is on the auction block.
Complete Article From the publisher.The Trump administration is shrinking Utah’s desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Complete Article From the publisher.The Interior Department is moving forward on revisions to Obama-era conservation plans for the greater sage grouse. The changes would ease restrictions on energy development. (Image credit: Tom Koerner/U.S. Fish and […]
Complete Article From the publisher.Under the new plan, the sage grouse’s protected area would shrink by about 9m acres to span just 1.8m acres The Trump administration has unveiled plans to weaken environmental protections for […]
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Complete Article From the publisher.The Trump administration rolled out detailed proposals Thursday to reduce measures designed to protect the imperiled greater sage grouse in seven western states.The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released […]
Complete Article From the publisher.Critics worry the U.S. Interior Department’s plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling could wipe out sage grouse.
Complete Article From the publisher.Visit The Seattle Times. The changes drew a sharp backlash from conservation groups and wildlife advocates, who warned excessive use of drilling waivers could push sage grouse onto the list of […]
Complete Article From the publisher.Beazley, the specialist re/insurer with a focus on Lloyd’s, has announced an estimate of its potential losses from the recent California wildfires, putting them at $40 million, after accounting for reinsurance. […]