Conservation

EU could retain fishing rights in UK waters after Brexit

LONDON — Chancellor Philip Hammond wants the UK to share its territorial waters with the European Union in order to gain leverage in negotiations on trade.<p>Hammond's plans are a direct contradiction of the environment secretary Michael Gove's plans for the UK to have sole control over its fishing …

Brexit

Public Lands for the People

Public lands are a symbol of a functioning, authentic democracy. The preservation of vast landscapes for shared public enjoyment is unique to very …

U.S. Dept. of the Interior

Pastoralists, environmentalists clash over lease expansions

An argument between pastoralists and an environmental group has been sparked as the Western Australian Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage …

Australian News

Cameroon: Logging Companies 'Destroy' Habitat of Baka People

[Deutsche Welle] Foreign logging companies have allegedly destroyed a vast area of rainforest in Cameroon. One result is that Baka children are …

Nigeria

New Mexico Wants the Trump Administration to Keep Its National Monuments Intact

Democratic members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation on Monday issued a last-ditch plea to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep intact two …

New Mexico

Meet the nation’s most endangered monuments

Sweeping wilderness vistas. Archaeological relics dating thousands of years. Undersea worlds of corals, anemones and rare marine species.Their fate …

Denver

Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard releases TV ad on public lands | GrindTV.com

Patagonia has been around for nearly 45 years, but Sunday, August 20, marked the company’s very first television advertisement in its history of …

Bears Ears National Monument

Trump's Order Puts All National Monuments at Risk

The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors.<p>Over 225,000 pro-life …

Ryan Zinke

Interior Secretary Zinke has turned his back on the American West

OPINION | The Trump administration is rolling back protections for native wildlife and keeping Westerners out of the loop.

Ryan Zinke

Temer’s rollback of Brazil’s environmental and indigenous protections threatens livelihoods and world’s climate goals

<i>Guest authors: Juliana Splendore, EDF climate change and indigenous issues consultant in Brazil, and Joelson Felix, Communications Officer of COIAB –</i> …

Climate

Colombia faces challenge to build peace without sacrificing its famed biodiversity

Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world, as measured by species richness. But over the past half century it has also been home to …

Latin America

We might lose Giant Sequoia National Monument this week

While Congress is on recess, Secretary of the Interior Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeLawmakers push Interior to expand offshore drilling What veterans …

Nature

Trump plan could open Giant Sequoia monument to logging

Posted by Jeff on Aug 21, 2017 @ 11:55 am in Conservation | 0 comments | Last modified: August 21, 2017<p>For the largest living things standing on the …

Backpacking

Zinke slated this week to advise Trump on fate of 21 national monuments | Miami Herald

The Trump administration this week is expected to release plans for potentially shrinking or revoking the status of 21 national monuments, setting …

Bears Ears National Monument

No US president has ever revoked a national monument's status. Trump might be the first

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will recommend on Aug. 24 whether to eliminate or shrink nearly two dozen national monuments, creating the first …

Bears Ears National Monument

Day of doom for national monuments is approaching

Created by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, the Cascade-Siskiyou monument protects Oregon’s extraordinary biodiversity, from butterflies to trout. But a Trump review threatens to open the landscape to the timber industry<p>Dave Willis, a grizzled woodsmen and backcountry outfitter, has spent decades …

Environment

In First-Ever TV Ad, Patagonia Targets Trump Administration

With just days to go before the federal government decides the fate of 21 national monuments, Patagonia is running its first-ever TV ad, spending …

Ryan Zinke

Trump review puts 5 California monuments at risk

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>WASHINGTON — From the revered giant sequoias of the southern Sierra to the unbroken vistas of the Mojave Desert’s historic …

Ryan Zinke

15.43% of land in Abu Dhabi a protected area

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi has allocated 15.43 per cent of its land and 13.45 per cent of its marine areas as protected areas in the emirate, according to …

Abu Dhabi

Zinke under fire from public lands advocates

As the Trump administration's review of national monument designations reaches a close, Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeLawmakers push …

Ryan Zinke

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Who could imagine that a potato might be one of the most compelling reasons to validate and protect Utah’s two threatened national monuments?<p>A native …

University of Utah

Birders and Naturalists Ponder the Fate of the Greater Sage Grouse

Evan Obercian says it is the highlight of his Colorado birding tours every spring, even though he has to wake his clients up before 5 a.m. to be in the sagebrush flats before the sun comes up. And there they wait in Mr. Obercian’s van, listening to strange whoops and popping sounds that float …

Science

What Kind of Monuments Does President Trump Value?

He’s spoken in support of Confederate statues while threatening to undo as many as 40 conservation parks.<p>On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump announced his unequivocal support for preserving statues of Confederate generals and leaders, moving a step past his previous statements that the fate …

Bears Ears National Monument

Conservation Pulse July 2017

The European Commission is taking Poland to the European Court of Justice because of increased logging in the Białowieża Forest in breach of EU …

Environmentalism

Political animals

A federal appeals court has given gray wolves in the Great Lakes a reprieve. But the animals could still end up being delisted, either by the …

Wildlife

A Week Away From His Deadline to 'Review' a Bunch of National Monuments He Hasn't Visited, Secretary Zinke Is On a Sexy Greek Vacation

Over the past several months, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has bumbled around the country in a cowboy hat conducting a review of 27 national …

Ryan Zinke

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Arctic Ocean

The feds should stop meddling with Colorado’s sage grouse

Regardless of partisanship and political persuasion, nearly everyone can agree that the Trump administration’s brief tenure has been an exercise in …

Denver

Belize moratorium on offshore oil activity landmark step forward for marine conservation

<b>Belmopan, Belize, 18 August 2017–</b> The Belize government’s decision today to introduce critical legislation to establish a permanent moratorium on …

Wildlife

Show Zinke you mean business

Hundreds of outdoor industry businesses have banded together to show that our public lands, and particularly the monuments in danger, are vital to …

Ryan Zinke