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Dec 3 2011 | Center News
We are pleased to announce the launch of Reporting in Indigenous Communities— an exciting new online journalism education resource for journalists who cover indigenous communities in Canada, the United States, and around the world.
The hurdles facing the new Biden Administration as it seeks to reverse the actions their predecessors; new research flags hotspots of migratory bird activity in the West; municipalities and lumber companies clash over responsibility for safe drinking water in Oregon; a virologist discusses the COVID-19 outbreak among Utah’s minks; and other environmental reads from across the American West.
Gray wolves to be removed from endangered species list; U.S. and Mexico sign water agreement; Nevada votes for renewable energy; courts skeptical of Dakota Access Pipeline; Department of Homeland Security spends millions on Arizona border wall, and other environmental reads from around the West.
A Los Angeles water company stops providing free water to ranchers; evictions for BIPOC communities in Bozeman; investigating vitamin deficiencies in west coast salmon; a multi-billion-dollar dam-removal proposal in Idaho; California tribes sue to include condors as cultural resources; and other environmental reads from across the American West.
Learning to combat new megafires; New Mexico objects to a new federal license for nuclear fuel storage; small farmers are shortchanged by the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act; The Monterey Bay Aquarium works to bring deep-sea creatures up for display; and other environmental news from around the West.
New effort to speed the first oil leases on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; light pollution in growing communities lures deer — and the mountain lions that hunt them; a push for a Canadian carbon-offset system; the history of Black cowboys revived with Arizona’s Black rodeo, and more recent environmental stories from around the West.

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