POLITICS President Donald Trump sharply reduced the size of two national monuments by about two million acres, the largest rollback of federal land protection in the nation’s history. The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology is one of the groups suing the government over the decision. (Science) Why is the Trump administration rethinking the scope of national monuments? Use our study guide to find out. Teachers, scroll … Continue reading Why Are Paleontologists Suing the Trump Administration?
ENVIRONMENT Every dog has its day, and prairie dogs are no exception. A federal court just ruled in favor of protecting the threatened Utah prairie dog. (Christian Science Monitor) What are prairie dogs? Use our short resource to get acquainted. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The Christian Science Monitor article says a recent court … Continue reading Prairie Dogs Live to Dig Another Day