POPULATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POPULATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Op-ed: It’s time for grizzly bears to come home to the Uintas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58143144-82/bears-grizzly-species-greenwald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58143144-82/bears-grizzly-species-greenwald.html.csp">Op-ed: It’s time for grizzly bears to come home to the Uintas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NoaH Greenwald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:47:46.632-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Much as it did with the gray wolf, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the grizzly bear, beginning with the iconic bears of Yellowstone National Park. But are the bears truly recovered and ready for the state sponsored hunts that are sure to ensue with removal of protection? As many as 50,000-100,000 grizzly bears once roamed the West, from the coast of California and Cascade Range in Washington and Oregon through the Great Plains, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143144@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:47:46 MDT Letter: Slower population growth benefits all http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58138670-82/future-population-wildlife-diminished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58138670-82/future-population-wildlife-diminished.html.csp">Letter: Slower population growth benefits all</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:31:01.264-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On July 11 people around the world will be taking part in World Population Day to raise awareness about population issues. But here in the United States, we don’t talk enough about the specific effects our exploding numbers have on wildlife, the planet and our own future. There are more than 7 billion people on the planet, and we’re adding 227,000 more each day. Every eight seconds another person is born in the United States. The toll on wildlife is devastating. Species are disappearing 1,000 to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138670@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:31:01 MDT Letter: Trib wild horse photos are beautiful http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58084599-82/wild-horse-blm-beautiful.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58084599-82/wild-horse-blm-beautiful.html.csp">Letter: Trib wild horse photos are beautiful</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T16:53:02.57-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’d like to commend Rick Egan on the beautiful pictures he took of the wild horses (“Utah BLM Tries Contraception to Rein in Wild Horse Population,” June 15). Yet another example of the talented Tribune staff. Rosemary Washington Murray</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084599@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:53:02 MDT