National Parks

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Name: National Parks
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Ken Burns shares secrets of Yellowstone National Park

Grand Prismatic Spring in Midway Geyser Basin is the hottest in the USA, and certainly one of the most colorful. / Jim Peaco/National Park Service by USA TODAY, USA TODAY by USA TODAY, USA TODAYFiled UnderWhen Ken Burns describes Yellowstone National ... [Published News Leader - 36 mins ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 26 reports

Fracking May Despoil UK World Heritage Sites For the Sake of ‘Public Interest’

MOSCOW, July 28 (RIA Novosti) – British government on Monday gave the go-ahead to energy companies to drill and hydraulically fracture (frack) onshore wells in national parks and sites designated as “world heritage” by the United Nations Educational, ... [Published RIA Novosti - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Google starts mapping Liberty and Ellis Islands

Washington, July 28 (ANI): Google, on Wednesday, took the first step to put Liberty and Ellis Islands on Google Maps whereby Tourists and visitors might be able to see them without undertaking a ferry.Google collected the street view images of Liberty ... [Published TruthDive - 8 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Walltown, Hadrian’s Wall becomes a giant play park for National Parks Week 31 July – 2 August #NlandFUN

Once again, Northumberland National Park is pushing the boat out for National Parks Week – the annual, countrywide celebration of the exciting leisure resources available to the public in the UK's 15 National Parks.  This year's theme is 'Britain's breathing ... [Published Northumberland National Park - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Natural Peanut Butter Brands Partner with the National Parks Conservation Association

Natural Peanut Butter Brands Partner with the National Parks Conservation Association ... [Published Nasdaq - 3 hours ago]
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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Young South Downs writers mark National Parks Week

Children from Medstead C of E Primary School have won first and second place in a competition asking them to write about ‘My best day in the South Downs’.Fred Kavanagh, age 10, won first place for his vivid description of ‘ Iconic Goodwood’ and Lorna ... [Published South Downs Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

National Parks to be protected

National Parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are "exceptional circumstances", Ministers announced today.The policy was unveiled as the latest bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas was ... [Published ITN - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Family Festivals Celebrate The North York Moors

Guided health walk - photo by Discovery Photography Two free family festivals top and tail the North York Moors National Park's celebrations for this year's National Parks Week. ParkFest took place on Sunday 27 July and MoorFest on Sunday 3 AugustNational ... [Published The Yorkshire Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

National Parks Week 2014: Britain's Best Green Spaces For Kids And Reconnecting WIth Nature

You don't have to go to New Zealand for impressive mountains and miles of fields - magnificent countryside can be found right here in the UK.This week, National Parks Week is back, reminding us all there are glorious adventures to be had on our very ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Cyclists reach Hwange National Parks

Share this article:HARARE - Three local cyclists riding across the 3 600km-long border of the country on an Anti-Poaching campaign sponsored by Dulys Motors had arrived in Hwange yesterday.The trio – Ashley King, Mike Grey and female rider Linda Davidson ... [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Check out this weird map to avoid major fines

If you have a drone, you definitely want to check out this map before you take it out for another spin. There are lots of new regulations for drone flight in this country, so sometimes it can be hard to know where you can and can't fly.-advertisement ... [Published Kim Komando - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Lightning sparks fires in Sequoia, Kings Canyon National Parks>

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Four fires are burning in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Officials say they were all started by recent lightning activity.The fires have burned a total of less than four acres in remote areas. Staff members say they don't ... [Published KFSN Fresno - Jul 27 2014]

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Don't visit Yellowstone and expect to conquer it all in a day's hike. Burns says the park has "so many different features that you could spend days there and realize that you still hadn't touched it."
The "Scientific American" article captures the current status of years of work and advocacy, "O'Leary is among those who have led the effort to formally protect the Apollo landing sites. These concerned scholars and space history buffs have petitioned to get the spots added to the National Park Service's National Register of Historical Places and the UNESCO World Heritage List, so far to no avail. A House of Representatives resolution called the Lunar Landing Legacy Act would create a national historic park on the moon, but it is currently languishing in committee. 'It's been a long journey,' O'Leary says."
"We cannot afford to forget that wildlife criminals are aggressively preying upon the last of the world’s wild tigers and if we allow complacency to creep inin all the conservation gains we applaud today could be gone tomorrow" added Shubash Lohani, Deputy Director of WWF’s Eastern Himalayas program
"If this still leaves the door open to fracking in national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty, it completely undermines the protective status that those areas have been given and renders it meaningless" Daily newspaper The Telegraph Germany is considering outlawing hydraulic fracturing until 2021 due to public concerns it could damage the environment...

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Innovative process will help revive landscape d... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - 37 mins ago]
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Shale drilling licensing launched [Published Engineer Online - 1 hour ago]
Fracking in UK national parks allowed in "excep... [Published Voice of Russia - 1 hour ago]
Nearly Half Of U.K. Opens To Fracking Explorati... [Published Think Progress - 1 hour ago]
Three in four Tory target seats 'set for shale ... [Published Mail Online UK - 2 hours ago]
Walltown, Hadrian’s Wall becomes a giant play p... [Published Northumberland National Park - 2 hours ago]
Skukuza Airport open for business [Published Citizen.co.za - 2 hours ago]
Statement to Parliament: Planning for unconvent... [Published Department for Transport - 2 hours ago]
‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Filming Angers Wildlife... [Published Inquisitr - 2 hours ago]
The best of the UK’s national parks [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
Four big names celebrating a milestone year on ... [Published Motor Boats Monthly - 2 hours ago]
Uganda: Sempaya Hot Springs Under Climate Threat [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
National Trust: Protect nature reserves from fr... [Published itv.com - 3 hours ago]
Fracking licences open to bidding by companies ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 3 hours ago]
Limits on fracking in beauty spots [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
Media Release: Wilderness section of the GRNP c... [Published South Africa National Parks - 3 hours ago]
Natural Peanut Butter Brands Partner with the N... [Published Nasdaq - 3 hours ago]
Ken Burns: Secrets of Yellowstone National Park [Published USA Today - 3 hours ago]
Young South Downs writers mark National Parks Week [Published South Downs Online - 3 hours ago]
National Parks to be protected [Published ITN - 3 hours ago]
Oil & gas firms invited to join UK shale boom [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - 3 hours ago]
Natural Peanut Butter Brands Partner with the N... [Published Good Day Sacramento - 3 hours ago]
'Giant loophole could allow fracking in Nationa... [Published itv.com - 3 hours ago]
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Federal Judge Strikes Down D.C. Law Barring Car... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - 1 hour ago]
Six years ago, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v. Heller in which it struck down the District of Columbia’s On Saturday, a Federal Judge issued a ruling striking down the District of Columbia’s long standing ...
Nearly Half Of U.K. Opens To Fracking Explorati... [Published Think Progress - 1 hour ago]
CREDIT: shutterstock On Monday, the United Kingdom’s government opened its 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round, the first in six years, giving fossil fuel companies the chance to bid for licenses across nearly half the region. It is also the first ...
Natural Peanut Butter Brands Partner with the N... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 4 hours ago]
ORRVILLE, Ohio, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading natural peanut butter brands – Smucker's®, Laura Scudder's® and Adams® – are once again partnering with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) to support the national parks through a.. ...
Fracking: Why Have We Allowed the Left to Make ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
"Fracking" was the second most popular UK search term in the "what is?" category on Google in 2014. (The top ten were: Love; Fracking; Gluten; FGM; Lupus; Anxiety; Twerking; Instagram; Gout; Bitcoin). What this tells you is that capitalism in ...
UK Government Climbs Down, Imposes Restrictions... [Published Breitbart Feed - 6 hours ago]
The British government has announced a major climbdown on fracking by bringing in strict new rules on where it can take place. The Daily Mail says that shale gas extraction will be all but banned in National Parks and other protected rural areas. ...
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Golden Gate National Parks to Host BioBlitz 201... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 25 2014]
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