Sustainability

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Climate change is a ‘death by a thousand cuts’

Earth Day may have come and gone last month with relatively little fanfare, thanks to the statewide stay-at-home order banning public gatherings. But Nevada...
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Can more conservation, less wildlife trade help prevent the next pandemic?

WASHINGTON — As the United States reels from COVID-19, scientists and environmentalists say beefing up conservation efforts could help protect humanity from future pandemics. Lawmakers...
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5 ballot questions Nevadans will vote on this November

Nevadans will decide more than the White House occupancy this November.Also appearing on the 2020 general election ballot will be at least five state-level...
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Volunteers work to reduce wild horse population

A group of volunteers in Northern Nevada are taking refuge amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the great outdoors while providing a much needed service.  What...
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Shutdown clears Southern Nevada’s air

The air is cleaner.As businesses temporarily close and people limit travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, data gathered by the Clark County’s Department of Environment...
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Visitors flock to national parks after Trump waives fees

The Trump administration is urging Americans to head to national parks as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread. Many people are heading outdoors to seek...
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BLM fast-tracks plan to rip up thousands of trees

The federal government plans to remove an unprecedented number of pinyon-juniper trees in Nevada, contending it will reduce fire risk and improve habitat for...
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SNWA loses another round in court

The Seventh Judicial District Court in Ely has denied an appeal by the Southern Nevada Water Authority for additional water rights, in the latest...
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Government watchdog: Trump hasn’t justified BLM move

The Bureau of Land Management is losing at least half of the employees designated to move west as part of the Trump administration’s controversial...
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State may protect wildflower from mining

On Monday, the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) announced that the agency would review expanded protection for a rare Nevada buckwheat wildflower species. The review...

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