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People depend on nature for many things. A stable climate. Clean air. Fresh water. Abundant food. And the incalculable additional benefits the world’s biodiversity provides. Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all.

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[ BLM releases Dinosaur Trail Master Leasing Plan ]

Neil Shader

The following statement on the BLM’s White River RMP Amendment can be attributed to Nada Culver, Senior Director of Agency Policy and Planning for The Wilderness Society.

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[ Conservation in danger again as Congress debates budget ]

The U.S. Senate is debating its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution, a process that will include amendments affecting important programs that support forests, parks and conservation priorities.

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[ Smart from the start: wind energy done right means a win-win for climate and wildlands ]

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is mapping the windiest public lands as it searches for the best places for wind energy development.

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[ Proposed Wind and Solar leasing rules comments ]

Mar 20, 2015

Comments from The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and others submitted to the Bureau of Land Management regarding proposed rules for leasing land for wind and solar energy projects on federal lands. 

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[ New U.S. Fracking Rules Earn Disdain from Both Sides—and a Lawsuit ]

About 36 million acres of public land are under lease for oil and gas development, according to the Department of Interior, which released new rules Friday for fracking on those lands. Shown here: Drilling in Utah. (Photograph by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr)

About 36 million acres of public land are under lease for oil and gas development, according to the Department of Interior, which released new rules Friday for fracking on those lands. Shown here: Drilling in Utah. (Photograph by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr)

No sooner had the Interior Department released new fracking rules for public lands than industry groups announced a lawsuit Friday to halt what they called “a reaction to unsubstantiated concerns.”

The new regulations pertain to hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on about 756 million acres of federal and Indian land.…

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