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Rob Quist speaks out in defense of Montana's public lands

Rob Quist was recently endorsed by Montana Conservation Voters in his campaign to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in Montana’s lone House seat, and he expands on his views on natural resources in an interview with the Helena Independent Record. Show More Summary

A Paradigm Shift: From Sustainability to Resilience

Viewed through the lens of water resources, sustainability has resulted in living within – not overusing – our natural resources means and allowing them to regenerate and remain available for use by future generations.   Over the past...Show More Summary

Nina Dobrev Just Adopted the Cutest Little Puppy!

Nina Dobrev looks pretty in pink as she arrives at The Natural Resources Defense Council’s STAND UP! for the Planet benefit on Tuesday (April 25) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The 28-year-old former Vampire Diaries star attended the event that helps benefit protecting the country and was joined by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, [...]

Former DLNR officer sentenced to 10 years for sexual assault

A former Department of Land and Natural Resources enforcement officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2pyTQfw ) … Click to Continu...

Bill proposes permanent ban on mining near Yellowstone

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has introduced legislation to permanently ban new mining in an area of Montana just outside Yellowstone National Park. The Montana Democrat says responsible natural resource development … Click to Continue »

UK tests cheaper, longer-lasting roads made with recycled plastic

Around 24.8 million miles of roads crisscross the surface of Earth. And hundreds of millions of barrels of oil have been used for that development. Engineer Toby McCartney came up with a solution to that waste of natural resources and the growing plastic pollution problem. Show More Summary

Nearly 1,900 wild turkeys harvested in 2-day youth season

State officials say nearly 1,900 wild turkeys were harvested during the two-day hunting season for youths. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says hunters age 17 and under were eligible … Click to Continue »

How to Build Giant Structures Using Soda Bottles and a 3D Printer

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Reduce, re-use, and recycle are words to live by as we try to minimize humanity’s demand for our planet’s natural resources. But instead of sending your empty soda bottles off to be recycled, scientists from the Hasso Plattner Institute in Germany want you to build everything from chairs, to boats, to outdoor shelters Read more...

TODAY’S STUDY: The Risk Of Natural Gas Vs. The Risk Of Wind

Using Probability of Exceedance to Compare the Resource Risk of Renewable and Gas-Fired Generation Mark Bolinger, March 2017 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary Of the myriad risks surrounding long-term investments...Show More Summary

Wildlife Habitat Protected, Access Improved in Nevada

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation worked with a conservation-minded landowner, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to protect 4,500 acres of key wildlife habitat in northeast Nevada via a voluntary conservation easement agreement. Show More Summary

Funny or Die Eavesdrops on Fox News’ Human Resources Hotline

As details quickly came in last week about the nature of sexual harassment complaints made against Bill O’Reilly, the inevitable response for many was what else could be out there—what we still didn’t know. In a new “exclusive,” Funny...Show More Summary

Even Trump's Earth Day message was anti-science

6 days agoNews : Trending Now

President Donald Trump just released a statement for Earth Day, and it doesn't seem like he really loves the Earth?  Along with some faint praise of America's "abundant natural resources and awe-inspiring beauty," Trump used Earth Day to talk about jobs.  "Economic growth enhances environmental protection. Show More Summary

Tiller, Oregon: Small Town For Sale For $3.85 Million

The entire town of Tiller, Oregon, is for sale for $3.85 million. According to the official listing, the 257-acre town includes 29 parcels — which can be used for agricultural, commercial, residential, or natural resource purposes. In...Show More Summary

Charter captain pulls burning powerboat away from fuel dock in Southern Maryland

‘It could have been much worse,’ a Maryland Natural Resources Police official said, after boat catches fire in Calvert County.

America Must Stop Trusting China to Contain North Korea

China has long dreamed of being the global power that dominates the Asia-Pacific realm. For decades, the Communist regime has worked to ramp-up defense spending, secure supply chains of natural resources from Africa and South America, and build man-made islands in the South China Sea. Show More Summary

3D-Printing Tools from Martian Dust Will One Day Help Us Colonize Mars

One of the many challenges of colonizing Mars is that the planet is lacking many of the natural resources we rely on here on Earth. We’ll need to bring as much of what we need to survive as possible, but you can only pack so much into a spaceship. So scientists are developing ways to utilize at least one of the red… Read more...

BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics

Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from nature's own resources. The findings—which could prove very useful in the battle against antibiotic resistance—were recently published in the journal Nature Microbiology.

We Can’t Protect National Parks On Shoestring Budgets

President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased and not impaired in value.” It is not surprising that the father of American conservation would believe this. Show More Summary

Illinois budget problems, bill backlog affecting state parks

The continuing lack of a state budget in Illinois is affecting upkeep and repairs at Illinois state parks. Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Wayne Rosenthal visited Olson Lake in … Click to Continue »

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