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First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

One year old survives being swept away by flood

Watch VideoJoshua Tree, CA (CNN) – It’s an amazing story of survival. A wall of flood water and mud crashed into a home, carrying away a one-year-old boy. But the baby survived. He had mud and water in his lungs and some cuts and bruises, but he’s expected ... [Published WGNO - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

No Protection for 2 Rare NorCal Plants

Two rare plants from Northern California that have been waiting for Endangered Species Act protection for more than 30 years won't be getting that protection, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will announce Thursday.The Red Mountain buckwheat ( Eriogonum ... [Published KCET - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Intimate Silence: Spirituality of Desert Preservation

Desert Stewardship Project event, 9/6/14, Joshua Tree National MonumentA young Muslim woman student at the University of Southern California once told me that the reason she fasts at Ramadan is to manifest an essential human quality. Human beings, she ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Arid Land Birds in Steep Decline

A new report from a consortium of wildlife conservation organizations reveals that birds of America's deserts, chaparral, and sagebrush lands are in more trouble than those in other habitats.According to The State of the Birds 2014 , released Tuesday ... [Published KCET - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rooftop Solar Leads to Cheaper Bills in More Ways Than You Thought

Every once in a while a study reveals something new that makes perfect sense when you think about it. Here's the latest example we've seen: a survey conducted by researchers for the San Diego-based Center for Sustainable Energy found that California homeowners ... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

The Joshua tree: How Anthony Joshua has gone from his professional debut to British title shot in just 12...

It is coming up to a year since Anthony Joshua made his pro debut and the amiable young Londoner is on course to keep boxing out of the gravediggers’ clutches. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Travel deal: Parks, forests are free on National Public Lands Day

Hundreds of thousands of volunteers turn out every year to plant trees and clean up trash for National Public Lands Day. Their (and our) reward for lending a hand: free admission to national parklands on the day, which falls on Sept. 27 this year.The ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

50 Years Wild: Landmark National Wilderness Act Turns Five Decades Old This Week [PHOTOS]

America’s landmark Wilderness Act turns 50 this week. Signed in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, the law enables the government to set aside certain areas for preservation and protection. About 5 percent of land in the United States -- nearly 110 ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rare Coastal Wildflower Added to Endangered List

One of California's rarest wildflowers is being added to the federal list of Endangered species this week, reports the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.The Vandenberg monkeyflower , an annual flowering herb found in just nine locations in Santa Barbara ... [Published KCET - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Solar Permit Bill Heading to Governor's Desk

A bill that would make it a lot easier to get permits to put solar on your roof is headed for the Governor's desk, having been passed by both houses of the California Legislature.The bill, AB 2188, which ReWire reported on earlier this month , would set ... [Published KCET - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Man Accused Of Killing Marine’s Pregnant Wife Waives Right To Extradition

Top FeaturesLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  — The man accused of killing a fellow marine’s pregnant wife waived his right to extradition Thursday in an Alaska courtroom.It was unclear when Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, would return to San Bernardino County to ... [Published CBS Los Angeles - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Murder Charges Filed Against Man In Death Of Fellow Marine’s Pregnant Wife

Top FeaturesSAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — Murder charges were filed Tuesday against a 24-year-old marine accused of killing a fellow marine’s pregnant wife, the San Bernardino County District Attorney announced.Christopher Brandon Lee faces murder and ... [Published CBS Los Angeles - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." This passage from Hebrews (11: 1) in the New Testament is another illustration of the via negativa...
...the chief threats facing aridland birds are loss or fragmentation of habitat due to residential and energy development, including renewable energy. "Long-term habitat degradation from unsustainable land use, invasions of non-native grasses, and encroachment by trees and shrubs also play significant (and underappreciated) roles in the decline" the report adds
"Then we missed our show, so now we’re just looking at the stars in the desert and doing an interview with the Guardian" says Thomas, squeakily
...because the Endangered Species Act has prevented the extinction of 99 percent of the plants and animals under its care," said CBD's Jeff Miller, "so it will ensure this little yellow flower is safeguarded from the big threats it's facing."

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One year old survives being swept away by flood [Published WGNO - Sep 18 2014]
No Protection for 2 Rare NorCal Plants [Published KCET - Sep 17 2014]
Intimate Silence: Spirituality of Desert Preser... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
Arid Land Birds in Steep Decline [Published KCET - Sep 12 2014]
Rooftop Solar Leads to Cheaper Bills in More Wa... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
The Joshua tree: How Anthony Joshua has gone fr... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 06 2014]
Travel deal: Parks, forests are free on Nationa... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 05 2014]
50 Years Wild: Landmark National Wilderness Act... [Published International Business Times - Sep 01 2014]
Logging Green Lit for 52 Square Miles of Rim Fi... [Published KCET - Aug 28 2014]
Josh Thomas and why no one is watching Australi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Rare Coastal Wildflower Added to Endangered List [Published KCET - Aug 25 2014]
Solar Permit Bill Heading to Governor's Desk [Published KCET - Aug 21 2014]
Man Accused Of Killing Marine’s Pregnant Wife W... [Published CBS Los Angeles - Aug 21 2014]
Murder Charges Filed Against Man In Death Of Fe... [Published CBS Los Angeles - Aug 19 2014]
Where a bull session is really about bulls [Published Huron Plainsman - Jun 12 2014]
Las Vegas burning: Lessons in resilience from t... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 29 2014]
Feds Put Solar Energy Projects on Fast Track [Published Environmental Leader - Jul 01 2009]
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