Manatee deaths on track for second-highest on record, environmental group says

by NPR | October 25, 2022
This year the number of mortalities is on track to be the second-highest on record. That’s according to the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. The group cites data from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which shows that 717 manatees have died this ...

Why scientists have pumped a potent greenhouse gas into streams on public lands

by NPR | August 15, 2022
The planning for this half-billion-dollar ecological project, and the construction of its monitoring instruments, took around twenty years. It began operating at full tilt in 2019. That’s the same year when a scientist at Yellowstone National Park started to question why NEON was ...

Why scientists have pumped a potent greenhouse gas into streams on public lands (TRANSCRIPT)

by NPR |
CHANDRA ROSENTHAL: They’re doing these experiments on public lands like national parks and national forests, which this doesn’t fit with the mission of these agencies at all. GREENFIELDBOYCE: Chandra Rosenthal is with a watchdog group called Public Employees for Environmental ...

Lawsuit Seeks Removal Of Trump Lands Appointees

by NPR | May 11, 2020
“In a federal lawsuit filed Monday, conservation groups allege the Trump administration’s continued use of temporary appointees to lead large federal lands agencies is a violation of federal law and the Constitution’s “advice and consent” clause.The suit, ...

How Trump Has Filled High-Level Jobs Without Senate Confirmation Votes

by NPR | March 9, 2020
“The titles are a mouthful. There’s the deputy director exercising the authority of director for the National Park Service, and the senior official performing the duties of the director at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This is how President Trump is filling dozens ...
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