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Miners now saviours in green transition

Miners now saviours in green transition

SOURCE: Mining.com DATE: January 19, 2021 SNIP: As developed economies adopt net-zero emissions targets and focus on “green” recovery, metals and minerals may one day supplant oil as the world’s top traded commodity. The price of many base and precious metals have...
Trump Opens Habitat of a Threatened Owl to Timber Harvesting

Trump Opens Habitat of a Threatened Owl to Timber Harvesting

SOURCE: New York Times DATE: January 13, 2021 SNIP: The Trump administration on Wednesday removed more than 3 million acres of Pacific Northwest land from the protected habitat of the northern spotted owl, 15 times the amount it had previously proposed opening to the...
CDFW Fall Trawl Survey yields no Delta smelt for third year

CDFW Fall Trawl Survey yields no Delta smelt for third year

SOURCE: RecordNet DATE: Jan 12, 2021 SNIP: For the third year in a row, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife found zero Delta smelt in the agency’s 2020 Fall Midwater Trawl Survey throughout the Delta. The 2- to 3-inch-long Delta smelt, found only in the...
Insect populations suffering death by 1,000 cuts, say scientists

Insect populations suffering death by 1,000 cuts, say scientists

SOURCE: The Guardian DATE: January 11, 2021 SNIP: Insect populations are suffering “death by a thousand cuts”, with many falling at “frightening” rates that are “tearing apart the tapestry of life”, according to scientists behind a new volume of studies. The insects...