Category Archives: Agriculture

Monarch butterfly conservation efforts improve. Are they enough?

By Michael Doyle | 01/06/2022 01:25 PM EST Monarch butterflies are having a moment — in court, on Capitol Hill and across the countryside. Some migrating populations are up from 2020’s devastating lows. Congress is kicking in more money. Endangered Species Act … Continue reading

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Researchers say it’s time to clean up the US Clean Water Act

December 7, 2021 University of Missouri-Columbia In 1969, the Cuyahoga River near Cleveland was so polluted that it caught fire, helping to launch the modern environmental movement and prompting Congress to pass the Clean Water Act three years later. It … Continue reading

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Beyond Bees, Neonics Damage Ecosystems—and a Push for Policy Change Is Coming

Scientists point to the long-term negative impacts of neonicotinoids, and advocates hope a regulatory overhaul will help. BY LISA HELD, Civil Eats FEBRUARY 2, 2021 Europe’s Neonic Ban is a Big Step—But it Won’t Be a Cure-all for Bees Last June, … Continue reading

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Noem orders agriculture, natural resource department merger

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem yesterday issued an executive order to merge two departments overseeing the state’s agriculture industry and natural resources. The Republican governor’s order created the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources that … Continue reading

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Ontario taking steps to further protect deer, elk and moose from disease

Chelsea PapineauCTV Northern Ontario Digital Content Specialist @ChelseapCTV Contact Published Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:15AM ESTLast Updated Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:09PM EST SUDBURY — The Ontario government has made changes to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act to protect deer, … Continue reading

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