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Three ways Congress could act to protect imperiled wildlife

Globally, a million species could be pushed to extinction in coming decades, with habitat destruction, invasive species, pollution, and climate change among the many manmade factors driving declines.

205 lesser prairie chickens relocated to Colorado largely disappearing
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205 lesser prairie chickens relocated to Colorado largely disappearing

Among America’s iconic native birds, the lesser prairie chicken can be especially hard to spot as it hides behind shrubs, only popping out before sunrise in spring for flamboyant mating dance…
The West is losing 1.3 million acres of sagebrush steppe each year

The West is losing 1.3 million acres of sagebrush steppe each year

A new report aims to advance transforming rangeland conservation across 13 states and 115 million acres.
Here’s where wind and solar power need to grow in America
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Here’s where wind and solar power need to grow in America

A broad shift toward renewable energy could transform landscapes and coastlines all over the United States.
The lithium gold rush: Inside the race to power electric vehicles
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The lithium gold rush: Inside the race to power electric vehicles

A race is on to produce lithium in the United States, but competing projects are taking very different approaches to extracting the vital raw material. Some might not be very green.
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Blazes on West Coast scorch habitats for endangered species
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Blazes on West Coast scorch habitats for endangered species

The fast-moving fires have wiped out critical populations of endangered species and incinerated native habitats that may take years to recover.
Idaho judge voids nearly 1 million acres of oil and gas leases in sage-grouse habitat, overturns Trump policy limiting public input
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Idaho judge voids nearly 1 million acres of oil and gas leases in sage-grouse habitat, overturns Trump policy limiting public input

A federal judge in Idaho ruled Thursday that a Trump administration policy limiting public input on oil and gas leasing decisions was “arbitrary and capricious," overturning the 2018 directive.

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