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Biden mulls new protections for sage grouse in effort to reverse Trump rules

<p>Proposed regulations come after decades of loosening protections as bird loses grassland habitat across western US</p><p>The Biden administration is considering new protections for the greater sage grouse, a bird known for the strutting and puffed-up courtship displays of males, that is losing grassland habitat across the western US to climate change and pressure from industrial development.</p><p>The sage grouse, known also a bubbling sound during courtship, is fast-becoming emblematic of Biden’s efforts to reverse Trump-era relaxations of environmental protections across vast swaths of public federal lands across the region.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/nov/20/biden-protections-sage-grouse">Continue reading...</a>

Proposed regulations come after decades of loosening protections as bird loses grassland habitat across western US

The Biden administration is considering new protections for the greater sage grouse, a bird known for the strutting and puffed-up courtship displays of males, that is losing grassland habitat across the western US to climate change and pressure from industrial development.

The sage grouse, known also a bubbling sound during courtship, is fast-becoming emblematic of Biden’s efforts to reverse Trump-era relaxations of environmental protections across vast swaths of public federal lands across the region.

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