Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: national parks

Great American Outdoors Act passes through Senate

"Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act will move us one step closer to fulfilling the LWCF’s promise and secure the future of our parks and public lands for the next generation."

‘Plastic rain’ is pouring down in national parks

The plastic is trapped in fundamental atmospheric processes and falling all over the world, making plastic rain the new acid rain.

Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

Senate passes massive public lands conservation bill

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

Park rangers return to work to assess ‘irreparable’ damage as government...

"What's happened to our park in the last 34 days is irreparable for the next 200 to 300 years."

Volunteers protect our national parks during shutdown

Many national parks are open but since staff are furloughed amid the longest shutdown in U.S. history, services such as maintenance, visitor services, and law enforcement are not being performed, or are severely limited.

National parks overflow with trash, human waste as gov’t shutdown approaches...

Park experts are now warning that the damage may take years to undo.

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Our newly published results reveal that climate change has exposed the national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.

Top Interior officials ordered parks to end science policy, emails show

Under President Donald Trump, the Park Service has rescinded a policy aimed at preventing activities that threaten park resources and human health.

Ozone pollution in US national parks is nearly the same as...

Over the past century it has become increasingly hard to protect the parks from impacts of human activities outside their boundaries.

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