ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Expanding agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation around the world, and giving local residents greater control over forested land leads to better environmental management, forest researchers said on Wednesday.
A loophole in the management of public lands is costing taxpayers and the environment, town leaders say. The post 11 Western Towns Say Coal Companies Are Cheating Taxpayers Out Of Billions appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Chuck Norris, Texas ranger and roundhouse kick extraordinaire, has been very involved in U.S. politics over the last decade. With issue like the Cliven Bundy stand-off against a heavily armed Bureau of Land Management around this time last year, many Americans have been concerned about the U.S. Show More Summary
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By Bob Smith: Tonight, Manny Pacquiao, all the hype and talk aside, could only manage to land 81 punches on Floyd Mayweather Jr. in his 12 round unanimous decision loss at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Would you believe that society has only become less innovative through the years? Sure, we've managed to come up with things like the internet, spacecraft that can land on distant asteroids, antibiotics to tame once-deadly infections,...Show More Summary
The US Army is hiring private Geographic Information System (GIS) consultants to assist military trainers manage land and environmental issues in Ukraine, the US Army Corps of Engineers said in a solicitation posting.
Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge is attempting to manage the fanbase’s expectations this summer—Ainge told local reporters Thursday that no one should expect a big-time free agent to choose the The post Danny Ainge Says It’s ‘Unlikely’ the Celtics Will Land a Marquee Free Agent appeared first on SLAMonline.
John Lesser explains how Plante Moran Financial Advisors landed on the 2015 list of Top Wealth Managers.
Mike Maccagnan has enjoyed a magical first four months as the Jets general manager, except for one small oversight. Geno Smith is still his starting quarterback.
The San Francisco 49ers landed their first pick in the 2015 NFL draft—selecting Oregon defensive end Arik Armstead with the No. 17 pick. General manager Trent Baalke traded down two spots—San Francisco initially had pick No. 15—which gave this selection a little more value. Show More Summary
A scene from the BLM standoff with Cliven Bundy It’s been a year since a big-bellied, nap-taking, and explicitly racist Nevada rancher named Cliven Bundy incited an armed standoff against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in southern Nevada. Show More Summary
Liverpool will make an attempt for Theo Walcott's services should Arsenal manage to sign Barcelona's Pedro this summer, but the Reds' chances of landing Christian Benteke aren't looking bright at present. According to the Daily Express...Show More Summary
A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a long list of clients in agriculture, land management, energy, and construction. Many of the vendors are smallish private companies and startups — although large defense-focused companies and industrial conglomerates are beginning to invest in drone technology, too. Show More Summary
General Manager Brian Cashman said Tanaka, the Yankees’ ace, would most likely be lost for at least a month with tendinitis in his right wrist and a slightly strained forearm.
Norton Juster’s 1961 tale of a bored boy who travels to a magical land is more than it seems—as its plot enchants, The Phantom Tollbooth also manages to illustrate the joys of learning. The story behind the book's creation is just as fascinating, so we’ve compiled some fun facts for your next journey through the Kingdom of Wisdom. 1. Show More Summary
There's a party kicking off on the campus of Duke, as the program just managed to land superstar forward Brandon Ingram. Stephen Wiseman of The Durham Herald Sun reported the news on Monday and passed along a quote from Ingram: ESPN's...Show More Summary
A mine owner in Oregon was having a dispute with the Bureau of Land Management over his paperwork. His solution? Summon the ready nationwide movement of heavily armed "patriots" that so deftly protected Cliven Bundy from having to follow the same laws as everybody else. Show More Summary
[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] So much for a repeat of the Bundy Ranch standoff. A collection of antigovernment “Patriots” gathered Thursday in the parking lot of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Medford, OR, to protest what...Show More Summary
The owners of a southern Oregon gold mine claim and conservative activists were set on Thursday to hold a rally outside a Bureau of Land Management office amid an escalating land dispute between the U.S. government and the miners. A co-owner of the Sugar Pine Mine, Rick Barclay, called in armed...