Lemurs are mammals of the order Primates, divided into 8 families and consisting of 15 genera and around 100 existing species. They are native only to the island of Madagascar. Most existing lemurs are small, have a pointed snout, large eyes, and a long tail. They chiefly live in trees, and are active at night. Lemurs are mammals of the order Primates, divided into 8 families and consisting of 15 genera and around 100 existing species. They are native only to the island of Madagascar. Most existing lemurs are small, have a pointed snout, large eyes, and a long tail. They chiefly live in trees, and are active at night. (Wikipedia)
The state Department of Ecology released Thursday a draft report that details the problem of fecal coliform bacteria in sloughs that flow into Padilla Bay and that lists possible solutions.
flares up over proposed policy revisions for state salmon
A state policy revision that could boost salmon production at fish hatcheries in Washington state has raised red flags among scientists and environmental groups worried about potential damage to wild salmon runs.
NDP will form decisive majority government, CBC News projects
The NDP will form a historic majority government in British Columbia for the first time in more than 20 years.
Fight over Snake River dams is likely going back to court
The fight over salmon and dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers could be headed back to the courtroom. Conservation and fishing groups say the federal government’s newest plans to manage dams and protect salmon are inadequate.
Trump administration buries dozens of clean energy studies
The Department of Energy has blocked reports for more than 40 clean energy studies. The department has replaced them with mere presentations, buried them in scientific journals that are not accessible to the public, or left them paralyzed within the agency.
With Justice Barrett, a Tectonic Court Shift on the Environment
The accession of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court will cement a conservative majority that is likely to give polluting industries freer rein, limit the ability of citizens to sue, and call into question the very basis of the EPA to issue and enforce regulations.
Oregon Supreme Court rules against youth plaintiffs in climate change lawsuit
The Oregon Supreme Court ruled against two young plaintiffs this week in a lawsuit that alleged the state has failed to address the mounting threats posed by climate change.
Youth-led climate change lawsuit dismissed by Federal Court
A Federal Court judge ruled Tuesday that the Canadian government won't be going on trial for contributions to climate change — striking down a lawsuit brought by 15 young Canadians who argued the government was violating their charter rights.
Vancouver outlines its Climate Emergency Action Plan
The City of Vancouver on Wednesday released its Climate Emergency Action Plan (CEAP), with ambitious proposals to tackle climate change by cutting excess carbon in half by 2030.
Wolves To Lose Federal Protection In Washington And Oregon, Conservation Groups Vow A Fight
The federal government says it will remove endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48. The move will reduce protections for the predators in the western two-thirds of Washington and Oregon.
has made the Pilchuck River warmer, harming fish
The Pilchuck River is getting warmer, and that’s not a good sign for future salmon runs. The temperature of the water has risen about 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit above the historic norm, according to the state Department of Ecology.
falls through to sell Puget Sound Energy's stake in Montana's
Colstrip coal plant.
The future of Colstrip, the Northwest’s largest coal plant, got more uncertain Monday as a deal fell through to sell Puget Sound Energy’s stake in one of the four generating units in Montana.
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