Roundup Friday May 21, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  Economic report into biodiversity crisis reveals price of consuming the planet—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

2.  Indonesian rangers catch notorious poacher who ‘killed 100 tigers’—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

3.  Bovine TB found in wild boar for first time in UK—James Meikle, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

4.  Economic impacts of biodiversity loss:  case studies—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

5.  BP oil spill reaches delicate wetlands of Louisiana—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

6.  Debate heats up over climate impact on malaria spread—Mico Tatalovic,, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

7.  International Day for Biological Diversity-our top 10 events—Celia Cole, Environment Blog, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

8.  Gulf oil spill:  Kevin Costner comes to the rescue—Hadley Freeman, Lost in Showbiz Blog, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

9.  Obama takes tougher line on oil spill—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

10.  Can we really put a price tag on nature?—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

11.  UN says case for saving species ‘more powerful than climate change’—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

12.  Trouble on horizon if hurricanes hit oil spill in gulf—Jon Hamilton, NPR 5/21/10

13.  Oil spill tests Obama vow to use scientific approach—Ari Shapiro, NPR 5/21/10

14.  Oil threatens brown pelican off Louisiana coast—Melissa Block, NPR 5/21/10

15.  Anger simmers over spreading Gulf oil slick—NPR 5/21/10

16.  Offshore drilling regulator under scrutiny after spill—Peter Overby, NPR 5/21/10

17.  Obama eyes future auto fuel standards—AP, NPR 5/21/10

18.  Hair donated for oil cleanup gets pulled—NPR 5/21/10

19.  The wildlife conundrum—Leslie Kaufman, Green Blog, The New York Times 5/21/10

20. Gulf oil spill:  ‘Top kill’ effort to seal well delayed until at least Tuesday—AP, Los Angeles Times 5/21/10

21.  Gulf oil spill:  Wildlife officials predict widespread impact on birds, food web—Richard Fausset, Los Angeles Times 5/21/10

22.  Prairie dogs damage private development as habitat disappears—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

23.  Conservation groups to celebrate Endangered Species Day—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

24.  National River Rally slated at Snowbird—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

25.  Greenpeace activists scale BP’s London headquarters in oil protest—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 5/20/10

26.  Gulf oil spill chemical dispersant too toxic, EPA orders—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/20/10

27.  Louisiana sandbar plan worries some scientists—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 5/20/10

28.  BP recasts spill size as oil fouls Louisiana marshes—NPR 5/20/10

29.  BP’s own numbers prove spill greater than estimate—Richard Harris, NPR 5/20/10

30.  Scientist:  BP’s oil spill estimates improbable—Richard Harris, NPR 5/20/10

31.  Conflict of interest worries raised in spill tests—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/20/10

32.  Paper bags or plastic bags?  New proposals like neither—Sabra Chartrand, The New York Times 5/20/10

33.  Tesla to build electric cars at Northern California plant—Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times 5/20/10,0,4035370.story

34.  Bogus lease bidder’s trial delayed again—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/20/10

35.  A Seattle Biologist’s cookbook research—Michele Norris, NPR 5/19/10

36.  Arctic drilling proposal advanced amid concern—William Yardley, The New York Times 5/19/10

37.  National Academy of Sciences urges strong action to cut greenhouse gases—Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times 5/19/10,0,3397580.story

38.  Soundscapes:  Roadrunner—Jeff Rice, KUER 5/19/10

39.  Logan man sentenced in animal torture case—AP, DN 5/19/10

40.  Litigation over oil and gas reforms?—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/19/10

41.  Bennett, state seek to block drilling reforms—Patty Henetz, SLT 5/19/10

42.  Widow of Wallace Stegner dies—Ben Fulton, SLT 5/19/10

43.  Chaffetz:  BLM should sell extra acreage—Thomas Burr, SLT 5/19/10

44.  Canadian logging campaigners end protest with unprecedented forest truce—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/18/10

45.  Reliance on oil sands grows despite environmental risks—Clifford Krauss, Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 5/18/10

46.  Horse, burro festival set for this weekend—DN 5/18/10

47.  Salazar finalizing oil and gas development reforms—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/18/10

48.  Utah BLM director stepping down—DN 5/18/10

49.  Volunteers sought in statewide lake monitoring project—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/18/10

50.  BLM bars vehicles in burned western Utah area—Patty Henetz, SLT 5/18/10

51.  Gulf Indians’ lament:  Spill just latest clash for tribes with big oil—Cain Burdeau, AP, SLT 5/18/10

52.  Farmers’ Market expanding at Pioneer Park—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/18/10

53.  Salt Lake mayors to hold Bike to Work Day—DN 5/17/10

54.  Matheson hears cheers, jeers on Wasatch wilderness bill—Brandon Loomis, SLT 5/16/10

55.  Interior adopts new rules for onshore drilling—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/17/10

56.  New Utah BLM director picked—Judy Fahys, Robert Gehrke, SLT 5/17/10

57.  Bison released into the Book Cliffs at last—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/17/10

58.  Wyoming nervous as demand grows on Colorado River—Ben Neary, AP, DN 5/16/10

59.  Stringent rules apply to asbestos-which is still used in some goods—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/16/10

60.  Earthfest celebrates amazing earth—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/16/10

61.  Idaho authorizes wolf kill—AP, SLT 5/16/10

62.  Open house Monday on wildlands protection act—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/15/10

63.  Salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk sold in Orem and Heber—Lois M. Collins, DN 5/15/10

64.  Utah biologist lends expertise to Gulf spill response—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/15/10

65.  Animal views (images)—The Washington Post May 12, 2010


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