"The president-elect has vowed to not only reverse the Trump administration’s rollback of protected sites, but designate new ones."
"Three tourists boiled dinner in national park, leading to fines, a ban and some apt puns"
"The Interior Department yesterday submitted to Congress its lists of Land and Water Conservation Fund projects to be prioritized for fiscal 2021 — a week late and amid fierce backlash from members of both parties and environmental advocates."
"President-elect Joe Biden's transition team is tapping a former Obama-era Bureau of Land Management director to help reset the bureau's priorities under the new administration."
"A recent announcement that the nonprofit that owns nine-tenths of Santa Catalina Island plans to boost eco-tourism by adding bison to existing herds has recharged a debate over the environmental impacts of the shaggy, imported beasts."
"In four years, President Donald Trump and his appointees in the Environmental Protection Agency, Interior Department, and other agencies made dramatic regulatory changes that sparked an ongoing series of legal battles. Biden’s team is expected to reverse course on big-ticket items, stopping many of those lawsuits in their tracks."
"New administration will seek to shift U.S. off fossil fuels and expand public lands protections, but face serious opposition from Senate GOP."
"As pundits and political observers continue to sift through the various categories of 'winners' and 'losers' of the 2020 election, conservation advocates say that parks and public lands clearly came out on top."
"Vice-President Hamilton Mourao on Tuesday defended Brazil’s environmental policies, saying the country was working to protect the Amazon rain forest and adding nothing will change if Democrat Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidential election."
"The Trump administration has failed to meet a deadline to inform Congress about which projects should receive funding stemming from bipartisan conservation legislation that was signed into law earlier this year, a top Democratic lawmaker told The Hill."