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President's Upcoming National Parks Visit Underscores Legacy of Protection, Focus on Diversity

Maite Arce | Posted 06.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

As President Obama and his family plan a summer vacation this month, it seems only natural they would tour two of America's most iconic national park ...

'Deeds Not Words'

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

As we celebrate today's monument designation, we remain hopeful for more "deeds" that recognize the contribution of women and move them towards full equality and participation in society.

'Green News Report' - April 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.07.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Coal boss convicted in deaths of 29 miners is sentenced to just 1 year in...

Puerto Rico's Problems Shouldn't Be Solved By Selling Public Lands

Will Rogers | Posted 04.06.2016 | Green
Will Rogers

Rather than proposing to sell off wildlife refuges for short-term gains, our leaders and legislators at all levels should be thinking about how to protect them for the long term, so our children and grandchildren can visit them.

Times are a-changing: Energy portfolios must also change

Ann Morgan | Posted 03.22.2016 | Green
Ann Morgan

We commend Secretary Jewell for taking a comprehensive look at an outdated and subsidized resource program and for integrating the goals of sound and sustainable land management with the President's goals to address climate change.

Darkness Won

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 01.22.2016 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

Friday, December 16, 2015, Congress adjourned and killed fourteen years of compromise between tribes, agriculture and the dam's owners all because the...

The End of an Error

Michael Brune | Posted 01.15.2016 | Green
Michael Brune

We can keep dirty coal in the ground and protect our public lands from mining and generate electricity with clean energy and give people better jobs. Thanks to today's announcement, we're that much closer to making it happen.

A Quiet Surge in Natural Resources Innovation

Ann Morgan | Posted 12.23.2015 | Green
Ann Morgan

As society explores these new tools, we need to make sure that the public remains involved and that sophisticated market solutions are based on science and maximizing ecological benefits and not just enhancing private assets at the expense of public lands.

Klamath Crisis

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 12.02.2015 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

Veterans returning from both WWI and WWII found opportunity in the Klamath River watershed in southern Oregon and northern California. However, the fe...

Here's One Way To Fund Under-funded Conservation Work: Corporations

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Interior announced a new partnership on Tuesday with outdoor retailer The North Face to promote the work of citizen co...

Feds Decide Not To Add Greater Sage Grouse To Endangered Species List

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that it will not be adding the greater sage grouse to the federal endangered specie...

Interior Secretary Defends Fossil Fuels: 'You Can't Just Cut It Off Overnight'

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday defended fossil fuel development on public lands, as the Obama administration faces increasin...

Interior Secretary Says It's Ridiculous Congress Is Even Considering Another Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Interior is already working on its shutdown plans in case Congress isn't able to pass a continuing resolution to fund ...

After Six Years Of Talk, Interior Department Finally Releases New Coal Mining Rules

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of the Interior issued long-awaited regulations on Thursday for protecting streams from the adverse effects of surface co...

Kate Sheppard

Enviros Say Shell's Drilling Plan Could Harm The Pacific Walrus

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission granted to Shell to begin exploratory d...

Why We Crushed Ivory For Elephants In Times Square

John F. Calvelli | Posted 06.19.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Today was a great day for elephants -- and a really bad day for ivory traffickers. Today more than one ton of confiscated ivory was crushed in New York City's Times Square, the "crossroads of the world."

Amanda Terkel

Inside The Crumbling Bridge In The Heart Of The Nation's Capital

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the busiest bridges in the nation's capital is deteriorating so badly that officials recently shut down two of its six lanes for ...

Tribal School Gains 'Historic' Waiver From No Child Left Behind Rules

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

The Miccosukee Indian School has received a waiver under the No Child Left Behind Act, making it the first individual school to be granted flexibility...

President Obama Must Confront His Own Climate Denial

Kassie Siegel | Posted 05.01.2016 | Green
Kassie Siegel

Even as President Obama rightly deplores global warming's threats to human well-being and our planet's web of life, his administration is opening up more public lands for dirty fossil fuel production and weakening international efforts to cut planet-warming pollution.

Regret to Inform You: Coal Blasting Rages On

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
Jeff Biggers

While I love to write about clean energy solutions, Appalachian transition and coalfield regeneration, and the inspiring regenerative city movement, to ignore the deadly impacts of mountaintop removal and coal mining is a betrayal to the residents living on the front lines of coal mining mayhem today.

Kate Sheppard

Department Of Interior Issues New Rules For Fracking On Public Lands

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Interior released new rules for hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on public lands in the United States on Friday, t...

'Green News Report' - March 19, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Rebecca Klein

The Federal Government Has A Lot Of Work To Do In Fixing Up Native American Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

Numerous schools for Native American students are in abysmal physical condition, and it is the federal government’s fault, according to a preliminar...

Interior Secretary Has 'Much to Learn' from Kivalina's Iñupiaq Elders on Climate Change and Village Relocation

Jennifer J. Marlow | Posted 04.25.2015 | Green
Jennifer J. Marlow

Co-authored by Michael Gerace, Re-Locate founder, and P. Joshua Griffin, doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Washington. Photo...

Sec. Of The Interior: Millennial Voters Can Turn The Tide On Climate Change

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite the partisan squabbles that seem to be consuming Congress these days, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has faith that millennials can ma...