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Obama National Monuments

Obama's Hawaiian Marine Preserve: Massive Potential, Monumental Challenges

The Conversation US | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By Char Miller, Pomona College The endangered Hawaiian monk seal is one of the 7,000 species that gained a measure of protection.U.S. Fish and Wildlif...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Names 3 New National Monuments | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will designate three new national monuments on Thursday and announce a new initiative to increase the number of c...

Biden Photobombs Obama

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden was caught photobombing President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the Oval Office Monday, at which the president designated...

Obama's Monumental Opportunity

Michael Brune | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Last November, Obama used the Antiquities Act to protect Virginia's Fort Monroe, an important and symbolic Civil War site. It was an admirable choice, but so far it has been his only choice. If I were president for a day, I'd start with these three.

Obama Land Grab? GOP Mounts Offensive On Brainstorming Memo Outlining 14 Potential National Monuments

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are in a fuss following news that Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) was leaked a "secret memo" outlining a plan for the Interior Department to...