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Fossilized dinosaur feces reveal flexitarian diet

Fossilized feces tell paleontologists a lot about what dinosaurs ate. Some unusual coprolites discovered in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument may indicate that normally herbivorous dinosaurs occasionally ate crustaceans.

Patagonia just told Congress to go depose itself

Patagonia is not messing around in its fight to save Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, in the largest reversal of national monument protections in U.S. history. Not only did the company...Show More Summary

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The charities suing the Trump administration to save Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments—and how you can help

National legal fight begins after Trump alters Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante Monuments by more than half

Jacob's Chair and Long Canyon are no longer included in the two smaller national monuments that replaced the former Bears Ears Monument. [Photo] Tim Peterson, courtesy of Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition On December 4, President Donald...Show More Summary

The National Monuments Decision

An update on the fight to preserve Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Patagonia Won't Be Quiet

Since President Trump announced plans Monday to slash the size of two Utah national monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, outdoor apparel company Patagonia hasn’t been quiet about its feelings. Under the President’s decision,...Show More Summary

Every Victory is Fragile, Every Loss is Catastrophic: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

There are times when I hate perspective. I really do. I came of age in the 1970s during that turbulent time when we as a society realized that we were poisoning ourselves to death, that our air was putrid, that our water was contaminated, and that our lands were not infinite. Show More Summary

If nature bats last, which inning is it? by Elizabeth Licata

The assault on wild places continues. As I wrote about here, two national monuments, both in Utah, are much closer to being (drastically) reduced in size: Bears’ Ears by 85% and Grand Staircase-Escalante by half. What’s next? I would guess plenty; we’ve already heard that drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is part of […]

After Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, Where Will Trump’s War on Public Lands End?

Michelle Nijhuis reports on the Trump Administration’s recent shrinking of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and considers what the move means for Presidential authority and the future of protected public lands in the United States.

What’s in Trump’s Proclamations on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

On Monday, President Trump signed two proclamations, downsizing the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah. These two proclamations are the first official acts by Trump to implement the recommendations from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s national monuments review this summer. Show More Summary

Tribal and Enviro Lawyers Take on Trump Over Bears Ears

The fight over Utah's Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments is just getting started

Groups announce lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's executive order

(Society of Vertebrate Paleontology) The Conservation Lands Foundation, Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners and the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, represented pro bono by the law firm Covington & Burling, announced today that they...Show More Summary

Fact Checking the Secretary of Interior’s Fact Check

On December 4th, Donald Trump issued a proclamation eviscerating the boundaries of Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments. Reaction was swift and strong, with two major lawsuits taking the President and the Secretary...Show More Summary

Lawsuits Filed to Protect National Monuments from Trump

On Monday, December 4, 2017, Donald Trump issued a proclamation from Salt Lake City that would reduce the size of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by nearly half, and Bears’ Ears National Monument by 85%. The action was not...Show More Summary

After Bears Ears, Trump administration ponders more changes to national monuments

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The additional recommendations come the day after Trump signed proclamations rolling back Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah.        

President Trump’s national monument rollback is illegal and likely to be reversed in court

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Supporters of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments during a rally Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 in Salt Lake City. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer On Dec. 4, President Trump traveled to Utah to sign proclamations downsizing Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent […]

Patagonia is suing the Trump Administration over Bears Ears: "The President Stole Your Land"

Patagonia won't let President Donald Trump shrink Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments without a fight. After the president announced yesterday he aims to slash the monuments by around by two million acres, Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario said they'll continue the fight to protect the land in court. Show More Summary

Patagonia accuses President Trump of stealing public lands

In reaction to President Trump announcing Monday that he would drastically shrink the size of both the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah, outdoor brand Patagonia has switched its homepage to a stark black and white, reading: “The President Stole Your Land,” and is threatening to take the Administration to court. Show More Summary

Five Native American tribes are gearing up for a legal battle with Trump on national monuments.

Trump announced the downsizing of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Trump eviscerates two national monuments in the name of political back-scratching

More than two decades ago, President Clinton tried to end a long-running political battle over the future of 1.9 million acres of federal land in southern Utah by creating the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Last year, President Obama took a similar step and created the nearly 1.4-million-acre...

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