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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/biodiversity-un-report

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/indonesia-arrest-tiger-poacher

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/bovine-tb-found-in-wild-boar

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/biodiversity-case-studies

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/bp-oil-spill-wetlands-louisiana

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/climate-change-insects

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/may/21/international-day-biological-diversity-events

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/lostinshowbiz/2010/may/20/gulf-oil-spill-kevin-costner

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/oil-spill-deepwater-horizon-obama

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/price-tag-nature

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/un-biodiversity-economic-report

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127036434

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127041038

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127039158

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127033199

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127025987

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127039726

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127041062

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

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/the-wildlife-conundrum/?ref=earth

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-top-kill-effort-to-seal-well-delayed-until-at-least-tuesday.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-wildlife-officials-predict-widespread-impact-on-birds-food-web-.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033659/Prairie-dogs-damage-private-development-as-habitat-disappears.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034006/Conservation-groups-to-celebrate-Endangered-Species-Day.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034017/National-River-Rally-slated-at-Snowbird.html

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/20/greenpeace-activists-scale-bp-building-roof

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/20/gulf-oil-spill-chemical-dispersant

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127018713

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127012041

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127018709

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126975907

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/science/earth/21conflict.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/us/21sfplastic.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-auto-20100521,0,4035370.story

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15128609

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126985092

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/20/science/earth/20alaska.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-climate-change-20100520,0,3397580.story

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1651755/KUER.Local.News/Soundscapes.Roadrunner

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033648/Logan-man-sentenced-in-animal-torture-case.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033656/Litigation-over-oil-and-gas-reforms.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15118889

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15120021

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15118910

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/18/canadian-logging-campaigners

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/19/business/energy-environment/19sands.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033361/Horse-burro-festival-set-for-this-weekend.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033086/Salazar-finalizing-oil-and-gas-development-reforms.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033116/Utah-BLM-director-stepping-down.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032460/Volunteers-sought-in-statewide-lake-monitoring-project.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15108866

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15108855

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15111532

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033100/Salt-Lake-mayors-to-hold-Bike-to-Work-Day.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15106247

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15105447

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15103211

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15072006

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032860/Wyoming-nervous-as-demand-grows-on-Colorado-River.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032726/Stringent-rules-apply-to-asbestos-2-which-is-still-used-in-some-goods.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15099233

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15098264

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032571/Open-house-Monday-on-wilds-protection-act.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032391/Salmonella-outbreak-linked-to-raw-milk-sold-in-Orem-and-Heber.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15095000

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2010/05/18/GA2010051803312.html?wpisrc=nl_most

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