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Cascade of scientific reports discredits wolf-killing activities of states

Data from agriculture and natural resources agencies indicate that even as wolf numbers are recovering from state-sponsored slaughter in the Great Lakes from 2012 to 2014, confirmed attacks by wolves on livestock in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin have been in decline. Show More Summary

The U.S. is rolling back transparency rules in the bribe-prone oil industry

This story by Scott Tong was originally published on Marketplace.org. Lots of natural resources — diamonds, oil, iron ore — are buried in countries with histories of corruption. That includes places where bureaucrats have, say, demanded bribes in exchange for oil contracts. Show More Summary

Oil industry missed natural gas flaring target in October

Revised numbers show North Dakota's oil industry failed to meet the state's natural gas flaring goals in October. The latest numbers from the Mineral Resources Department show the industry flared … Click to Continue »

Officials say cuts hurt DNR's ability to protect environment

A state commission told lawmakers repeated cuts to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources threatened its ability to protect the state's air and water as the reductions have forced the … Click to Continue »

Polluters and environmentalists in NC form questionable joint lobbying group

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Purportedly to better conserve natural resources: NC Forever appears to invite the lambs to lie down with the lions: Environmental Defense Fund, NC Coastal Federation and Audubon Society of North Carolina, plus several parks nonprofits,...Show More Summary

Planting Trees Has Become a Big Business

A report issued by the World Resources Institute and The Nature Conservancy suggests that the planting of trees can accomplish far more than a good deed; in fact, restoring forests has the potential to scale and become a booming business.

From Shahs To The CIA: The History Of Western Intervention In Iran - Part 2

In part 1 we examined the early history of the West's domination of Persian natural resources, especially the establishment and rise of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company which led to multiple 20th century British interventions in Iranian politics in an attempt to ensure permanent access to oil. Show More Summary

Invasive hemlock-killing insect found in 3 Ohio counties

State officials say an invasive hemlock-killing insect has been found recently in three Ohio counties. Ohio's Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture say that the hemlock woolly adelgid … Click to Continue »

Conservation, Not Environmentalism

Environmental policy should be about responsibly providing the necessary natural resources to sustain a prosperous country.

Wisconsin DNR to up camping fees at most popular parks

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is unveiling plans for a new pricing system for camping and daily admission at state parks. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that daily rates … Click to Continue »

Collaboration between scientists and stakeholders vital to climate readiness in Alaska

As a U.S. state, Alaska is unique not only for its massive size but also for its reserves of natural resources and its land management. Over 60 percent of the state is federally owned, and the majority of the remainder is either state land, university land or owned by Alaska Native corporations.

Feel the Fear & Do it Anyway.

And so, she unclenched her belly and loosened her fists. She arched her back and raised her face to the sun, Opening and yielding into her deep, resourceful feminine nature.

Feminist Fuck No: The Bougie “Raw Water” Trend that Exemplifies Resource Inequality

A “raw water” trend is apparently taking off in Silicon Valley, and it’s a good example of the extreme consequences of commodifying natural resources. But to start off, did you know that hundreds of thousands of people around the world die every year due to lack of access to clean water? Also did you know that millions […]

Hunters check over 13K deer in muzzleloader season

State officials say hunters checked more than 13,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio's recent muzzleloader season. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says hunters checked 13,268 deer during the muzzleloader season … Click to Continue »

Committee to hold input on ending wolf management

A legislative committee is set to take comments on a Republican bill that would end the state's efforts to manage wolves. The Assembly's natural resources committee was set to hold … Click to Continue »

Realtree and Whitetails Unlimited Announce Long-Term “Partners in Conservation” Agreement

Columbus, Ga., Jan. 8, 2018 — Realtree and Whitetails Unlimited announce a long-term agreement to work together as “Partners in Conservation” to help ensure our whitetail hunting heritage, habitat and natural resources. “Whitetails Unlimited...Show More Summary

New Supply Chain Map Targets Chinese Suppliers of Big Apparel

China's manufacturing sector reaches markets all across the world. Not surprisingly, it is critical source for supplies that U.S. consumers buy from. The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs have set out to map that relationship. Show More Summary

Delaware officials seek public input on EPA plan repeal

State officials want to hear from Delawareans on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to repeal a plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The Department of Natural Resources and … Click to Continue »

Rob Bishop Continues His Taxpayer-Funded Feud With Patagonia

WASHINGTON — For the second time in as many months, the House Committee on Natural Resources has taken a public swing at Patagonia.

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