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Trump's Rollback of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Aldo Benchley Carson
March 22nd, 2020
6 min read
Theodore Roosevelt once wrote, “To lose the chance to see frigatebirds soaring in circles above the storm, or a file of pelicans winging their way homeward across the crimson afterglow of the sunset, or a...

“With Love, Please Stay Away…”

Josh Meier
March 22nd, 2020
6 min read
For many of us right now, the call and desire to get back to nature has never felt stronger. Amidst confusion and fear unprecedented in our lifetimes we crave those simple pleasures: birds chirping, fresh...
Health National Park Service Coronavirus

50th Year Anniversary of EPA is Celebrated With Budget Cuts and Health Risks

Robyne Stevenson
March 22nd, 2020
5 min read
The core mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is protecting human health and the environment. Budget cuts proposed every year of the Trump administration are putting that mission in grave danger...
EPA Health

Death Comes for the Monarch; an American Tragedy

Jennifer Conner
March 17th, 2020
6 min read
On a clear day in September 2014, a large cloud sailed above St. Louis, Missouri. The radar showed a butterfly-shaped formation, morphing as it moved. The meteorologists assessment of the radar combined with...
Pollinators

This Land Is Your Land, But Who is You? Atlantic Coast Pipeline Proposes to Cross Appalachian Trail

Robyne Stevenson
March 15th, 2020
5 min read
The Supreme Court is considering the consolidated cases U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Assn. and Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC v. Cowpasture River Assn. to determine if the Dominion Energy company’s...
Pipelines Trails Supreme Court

New Interior Rule Would Restrict Which Scientific Studies Agency Can Consider

Jen Healy
March 14th, 2020
4 min read
The Department of the Interior is moving forward with a new proposal aimed at increasing the agency’s transparency, but critics allege that it is another attempt by the Trump administration to limit...
Policy Interior

California is Burning—And It’s Going to Get Worse

Laura Jue
March 13th, 2020
6 min read
California is no stranger to natural wildfires—the state’s mostly dry, windy, and hot climate is the perfect recipe for fires—but in the past few years, climate change has caused warmer temperatures, less...
California Wildfires