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Lauren McCauley – Bees in Peril as First Species Added to Endangered Species List

Marking a troubling development in the crisis of pollinator decline, the first species of bees were added to the Endangered Species List. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced the determined status on Friday for seven types of yellow-faced bees found in the Hawaiian islands. It comes after a multi-year effort by the invertebrate conservation organization The Xerces Society to gain federal recognition and protection …

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Leid Stories – Election 2016: It’s Judgment Day, Kinda – 06.07.16

It’s a big day in presidential primaries—with contests in California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota that will further enshrine Donald Trump as the Republican nominee and help Hillary Clinton finally to put Bernie Sanders out of her field of dreams. By the end of the day, the delegate count will “predict” the outcome of the parties’ nomination conventions next month (July 18-21 in Cleveland for the Republicans, and July 25-28 in Philadelphia for the Democrats).

Trump’s 1239 delegates (1,237 needed for nomination) and stunning, though controversial, victories that edged out 16 other candidates in primary contests have all but secured his position as standard bearer in the general election. But Clinton hasn’t been able to shake a persistent Sanders, despite delegate/superdelegate support (1,812/571, respectively) that yesterday brought her to the 2,383 threshold and the advantages of political longevity, big-money donors and a well-oiled campaign machine.

Leid Stories looks at where the 2016 political season stands right now and why, with today’s roster of primaries, it’s Judgment Day, kinda.

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Joseph Medicine Crow, Last Crow War Chief and Living Link to Battle of Little Bighorn, Dies at 102

Joseph Medicine Crow, the last living Plains Indian war chief and a passionate historian, died on Sunday at age 102. A member of the Crow tribe, Medicine Crow was an outspoken advocate for his people, whose suffering he witnessed in the wake of the U.S. government’s relegation of American Indian tribes to reservations and the policy of cultural genocide in …

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JOHN M. GLIONNA – Too poor to retire and too young to die

At the wise age of 79, Dolores Westfall knows food shopping on an empty stomach is a fool’s errand. On her way to the grocery store last May, she pulled into the Town & Country Family Restaurant to take the edge off her appetite. After much consideration, she ordered the prime rib special and an iced tea — expensive at …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – Dr. Elena Klimenko – 01.26.16

Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Elena Klimenko, M.D.. Dr. klimenko is board certified in internal medicine and operates the New York based Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Medical, P.C., medical practice. She is also certified in homeopathy and acupuncture. Dr. Klimenko graduated from the integrative medicine fellowship at the Continuum for Health and Healing Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. She received her initial medical education in one of the best medical schools of Moscow, Russia. Later, when she moved to the United States she confirmed her medical degree with a series of the same medical tests and board exams that American medical students have to take. In her medical practice, Dr. Klimenko takes a holistic approach to treat her patients, integrating conventional medicines with alternative medicines to address the root of the illness. Her practice also offers noninvasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox and fillers, helping the patient achieve internal and external beauty. For more information on Dr. Klimenko, visit: http:/drelenaklimenko.com/

Office land line: 212-696-HEAL (4325)

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It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown – Sacred vs Mundane? – 01.20.16

Would replacing our commodity-based economic model with one that prioritizes human-interest qualify to be called “Sacred Economics?” That’s the name of a book by Ellen’s guest this week, Charles Eisenstein, a highly popular radical re-thinker of the nature of human economy. Eisenstein observes some of the inherent flaws in our economic thinking and reminds us that we are the ones in a position to create new priorities. And co-host Walt McRee speaks with Santa Fe public banking leader Nichoe Lichen of Banking on New Mexico, which this past week saw release of a very positive city feasibility study that supports creating a new city-owned public bank.

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What Women Must Know – Natural Solutions for Hormonal Imbalances with Dr. Donald Beans – 12.03.15

Dr. Donald R. Beans, is a registered nurse with a degree from Montana State University, 1978. He studied acupuncture at many schools and with various teachers leading to Montana licensure in 1980 and starting a private practice in Missoula. He earned national board certification in acupuncture in 1985 from the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; He is also a certified classical homeopath. Don was a teaching associate of Dr. Bernard Jensen for 10 years. They presented one-week seminars on nutrition and wellness. Under the watchful eye of Dr. Jensen, Dr. Beans earned a doctor of philosophy degree in iridology and nutrition from the University of Health Science in Honolulu Hawaii. Dr. Beans is currently in private practice in Bigfork Montana and in an integrative medical practice, The Bridge Medical Center, in Whitefish Montana.
www.drbeans.com

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Resistance Radio – Stephany Seay – 08.30.15

Stephany Seay is the media coordinator with the Montana-based Buffalo Field Campaign, the only group working in the field, in the courts, and in the policy arena in defense of the country’s last wild migratory buffalo, the Yellowstone population. Stephany has been on the front lines with BFC for twelve years and from the direct interactions and experiences with these gentle giants, she and her comrades have come to the understanding that while we may be trying (very, very hard) to save the buffalo, the buffalo are desperately trying to teach us to save us from ourselves.

Feds Still have No Idea How Illegal GM Wheat Got Into this Montana Field – Christina Sarich

It’s been nearly a year since illegal, unexpected GM wheat was found growing at a Montana State University test lab field, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service told The Gazette they still have no idea how the genetically modified grain turned up at the Southern Agricultural Research Center. Funny how no one from the USDA mentions that the …