Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tag: conservation

We need to talk about environmental projects that fail

Celebrating success is great, but a new study finds patterns we can learn from — including the fact that we ignore failure at our own peril.

Bipartisan support for public lands protection bill passes through Congress

The new bill, S.47, is viewed as "a massive win for the present and future of American conservation."

Senate passes massive public lands conservation bill

The measure is the largest public lands bill considered by Congress in a decade.

Google searches reveal public interest in conservation is rising

Public interest in both conservation and climate change seems to be rising, a new study has found.

Murder of activist in India highlights growing risk to environmental defenders

Ajit Maneshwar Naik, a 57-year-old environmental activist who fought against the construction of new dams on the Kali River in the state of Karnataka in India, was killed last month.

A new Native-led strategy for fighting Keystone XL

This is now the only tribally owned land that sits directly on KXL’s U.S. route, and as such could present legal barriers to its construction.

Indigenous peoples control one-quarter of world’s land surface, two-thirds of that...

“What these new maps show us is that understanding Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous contributions to conservation are essential when negotiating local or global conservation agreements."

17 ways the Trump administration assaulted the environment over the holidays

New rules could affect everything from clean power to migratory birds, and they’re just a hint of what’s yet to come.

Massive fracking on Nevada public lands sought by Trump administration, conservation...

The protest says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling for oil and fracking with dangerous chemicals on such a massive scale.

2.7 million people want national monuments to remain protected

The public overwhelmingly supports public lands and oceans.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.