Natural resource management – اخبار مجنونة

Local weather-fueled wildfires take toll on tropical Pacific isles

[ad_1] WAIMEA, Hawaii — A metallic roof sits atop the burned stays of a homestead on the once-lush slopes of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea — a dormant volcano and the state’s tallest peak — charred vehicles and bikes strewn about as wind-whipped sand and ash blast the scorched panorama. Generations of Kumu Micah Kamohoalii’s household have… Continue reading Local weather-fueled wildfires take toll on tropical Pacific isles

BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

[ad_1] A Louisiana island that provides critical nesting habitat for pelicans and other seabirds is being restored to nearly its former size after decades of erosion and a crippling 2010 oil spill By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press February 3, 2020, 5:56 PM 4 min read NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana island that provides a crucial… Continue reading BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

Dutch reinforce main dike as seas rise, local weather modifications

[ad_1] Rising up in a skinny line by way of the waters separating the provinces of North Holland and Friesland, the 87-year-old Afsluitdijk is among the low-lying Netherlands’ key defenses in opposition to its historical enemy, the ocean. With local weather change bringing extra highly effective storms and rising sea ranges , the dike is… Continue reading Dutch reinforce main dike as seas rise, local weather modifications

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections

[ad_1] Scientists tasked with reviewing government plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. said in a report released Friday that the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. Interested in Animals? Add Animals as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Animals news, video, and analysis… Continue reading Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections

US agency considers more visitors to popular hiking spot

[ad_1] One of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States could see bigger crowds under a new proposal unveiled Wednesday. The Bureau of Land Management is weighing increasing its daily visitor limits from 20 to 96 people a day at The Wave, a popular rock formation near the Utah-Arizona border.… Continue reading US agency considers more visitors to popular hiking spot