Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: national park

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history

Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.

Delta Airlines helps National Park Service reopen MLK national park amidst...

“As we celebrate his life and legacy this holiday weekend, we felt it was important we do our part to ensure that the historical landmarks be accessible to the public."

Uranium industry begs Supreme Court to mine next to the Grand...

Environmental groups believe that the ban should not be lifted until sufficient research is done to understand the risks and impacts of potential water contamination.

Peru’s newest national park safeguards 2 million acres of Amazon Rainforest

The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.

Why Build a National Monument to a Union-Busting Robber Baron?

Now 120 years later, a national tribute to a narcissistic, paternalistic, brutalistic 19th-century robber baron—George Pullman—will soon be built in Chicago. And we, the taxpayers, are footing the bill for his greed.

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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."