Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: public lands

MUST-SEE VIDEO: 5 threats today to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante...

Following the lead of Native American tribes, The Wilderness Society and other groups have filed lawsuits against President Trump for violating the Antiquities Act.

Trump’s dismemberment of Bears Ears National Monument: Perspective from Indigenous scholars

How racism, grave robbery, disrespect of tribal sovereignty and Mormon belief in divine rights is driving Utah’s attack on public lands.

Trump shrinks national monuments in largest reduction in history. Here’s how...

The fight will not be easy, but with so much support and on-the-ground activism, hopefully it is a fight that conservationists can win.

Trump plans to decimate Bears Ears National Monument this Monday

Trump plans to shrink Bears Ears monument from more than one million acres to 200,000 acres, with similar cuts to the Grand Staircase-Escalante.

You now have more time to protest national park fee hikes

"Our voices must be heard and we encourage the public to continue speaking out."

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.

Trump administration wants to charge $70 entrance fee for national parks

The Trump administration's new proposed budget plan increases funding for dirty energy development on public lands, while cutting everything else.

Leaked Zinke memo urges Trump to shrink national monuments, allow drilling

Zinke also proposed opening these publicly held national monuments up to drilling, logging, commercial fishing and other activities for private profit.

7 key environmental amendments to watch

As debate continues on the spending bill, dozens of environmental amendments could receive votes. Here are some to watch:

Trump card: Ryan Zinke and the battle for America’s public lands

This is a legacy that will still be impacting both people and planet long after he’s gone.

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What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Bernie Sanders joins Des Moines climate strike, young people in 20 states begin sit-ins...

"If we have the courage to take on the fossil fuel industry and other special interests, if we have the courage to pass a Green New Deal, we can create up to 20 million good-paying jobs transforming our energy system.”