s skippy the bush kangaroo: environmental news stories sunday

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

environmental news stories sunday

these aren't alternative stories mind you.

trump and the outdoors. many conservationists are fearing the worst. trump could be the most anti-environmental president ever to take office, and he will have the support of a republican congress - blue ridge outdoors

research challenges the view that environmental regulators are anti-business. during the 2016 presidential campaign, republican candidates strongly agreed that the united states has too many regulations, and that these rules often are bad for business or a waste of taxpayer dollars - the conversation

epa-funded scientists share their concerns about the trump era. several news agencies, including reuters, are reporting that the epa lifted its freeze on grants and contracts on friday. at least one of the scientists below, tamma carleton, reports that she has already received her normal stipend check. - pacific standard
 
al gore puts the cdc's health and climate conference back on track — minus the cdc. an abruptly postponed conference on climate change and its effects on human health is going to take place after all --thanks to al gore. - los angeles times
 
a conversation with the rogue national park service twitter account. ever since president trump launched an offensive against government transparency—first, by personally complaining about a retweet from the national park service that drew attention to his small inauguration turnout—twitter has been a hotbed for burgeoning political dissent. - motherboard

seattle-based grist lays off four of Its five full-time writers. during the same week seattle times staffers are finding out who in their newsroom will be laid off, five journalists at the seattle-based environmental website grist lost their jobs - seattle stranger

the birth—and possible death—of the sage III atmospheric satellite. these are exactly the types of space missions that could be in jeopardy in the coming years, as the trump administration continues active hostility toward climate research - wired

park rangers to the rescue. it started at the inauguration, when the uniformed protectors of america's front lawn took in the sweep of humanity at the national mall. it seemed obvious that the crowd for president trump was not nearly as large as that for barack obama in 2009. somebody in olive green retweeted the obvious, using comparative pictures - new york times
us government scientists go 'rogue' in defiance of trump. employees from more than a dozen u.s. government agencies have established a network of unofficial "rogue" twitter feeds in defiance of what they see as attempts by president donald trump to muzzle federal climate change research and other science - reuters
 
oil, gas drilling rights near chaco canyon sold for $3M. despite protests from native americans, environmentalists and others, the u.s. bureau of land management on wednesday auctioned oil and gas drilling rights to 843 acres in the chaco canyon region of northwest new mexico - santa fe new mexican

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