California Lawmakers Vote to Block Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks, Defying Newsom — KTLA

California lawmakers, over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s objections, passed sweeping legislation early Saturday allowing the state to impose strict endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The governor must now decide whether to veto the bill and raise the ire of California environmentalists, who will surely accuse him of sidling…

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Hunting Pollution: Rome’s giant tri-coloured heron mural made from anti-pollution paint helping to save the environment — Life & Soul Magazine

Rome’s issues with road traffic and air pollution are well documted, but now a member of the natural world has come to its rescue by way of a huge mural of a tri-coloured heron created using anti-pollution paint. The mural by Milanese street artist Federico Massa, aka Iena Cruz, stretches over 1000 square-metres of a […]

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The Terrible Destruction of Pinyon-Juniper Forests — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

SOURCE: Counterpunch.org “Public lands ranchers have always hated the trees. Just like native predators are killed as rancher enemies, native trees (and sage) take up space where grass might grow so they must be destroyed. In all of these projects, BLM ballyhoos wildfire suppression benefits, ignoring that deforestation creates hotter, drier, windier, weedier sites with longer fire […]

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