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Trump Opens Habitat of a Threatened Owl to Timber Harvesting

Conservationists said that assertion was unsupported by the agency’s own evidence. In December, the Fish and Wildlife Service ruled that the northern spotted owl should actually be reclassified, as endangered rather than threatened, but the agency said it would not…

Biden Plans to Conserve 30 Percent of America’s Lands

Achieving 30 by 30 on private lands will require the durability of easements and the flexibility of short-term incentive programs. One such approach could be conservation leases with terms of 20 to 30 years that are palatable to landowners while…

Biden Announces Climate Team, Including Gina McCarthy, Deb Haaland and Michael Regan

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. introduced key members of his climate change team on Saturday, declaring that his administration will connect the effort to reduce planet-warming emissions with restoring the economy and creating jobs. Mr. Biden, speaking at…

Biden Picks Deb Haaland to Lead Interior Department

WASHINGTON — In a historic decision, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has chosen Deb Haaland, a congressional representative from New Mexico and a Native American, to lead the Interior Department, an agency that for much of the nation’s history played…