America’s Wildlife Would Benefit From Historic Conservation Bill
Conservation
America’s Wildlife Would Benefit From Historic Conservation Bill
2022-06-16 20:43:32
by Eden Metzger

WASHINGTON — With the passage of a historic conservation bill this week, the U.S. House committed over $2 billion to restoring habitats and potentially saving scores of species from extinction. In addition to being a watershed moment for the conservation... Read More

Deadline Fast Approaching for Solar Placement Study Funding
Renewable Energy
Deadline Fast Approaching for Solar Placement Study Funding
2022-06-13 19:31:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The deadline is fast approaching for applications to share in $15 million the U.S. Department of Energy is making available to those with innovative strategies to minimize the impact solar farms have on wildlife. Interested parties have just... Read More

Lawmakers Warned More Diseases Coming From Sick Wildlife
Science
Lawmakers Warned More Diseases Coming From Sick Wildlife
2022-04-28 21:09:02
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Animal disease experts at a congressional hearing Thursday described a bleak future for preventing wildlife viruses from jumping to humans before ballooning into pandemics without stronger government intervention. Human encroachment into the habitats of wild animals along with... Read More

Wildlife, Air Quality at Risk as Great Salt Lake Nears Low
Climate
Wildlife, Air Quality at Risk as Great Salt Lake Nears Low

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The silvery blue waters of the Great Salt Lake sprawl across the Utah desert, having covered an area nearly the size of Delaware for much of history. For years, though, the largest natural lake west... Read More

Congress Pushes for Prescribed Burns as Dry Season Approaches
Wildfires
Congress Pushes for Prescribed Burns as Dry Season Approaches
2021-05-27 18:51:40
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., unveiled legislation that would up the scale of controlled burns to mitigate the effects of severe wildfires nationwide. The bill, entitled the “National Prescribed... Read More

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