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Close the funding gap

China Daily 20 Apr 2021
To close the funding gap in ecological conservation and restoration, China should prioritize the following three areas ... Finally, China should increase the efficiency of public and private funds invested in ecological conservation.

Welsh election 2021: Key points from the Welsh Conservative manifesto

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
The theme of the union runs strongly through the Welsh Conservative's manifesto ... The Conservatives said that the first 100 days of the next Welsh government will need "to be focused on winning the battle against Covid" ... There are two key pledges at the centre of the Welsh Conservative's offer on the economy.

Democrats seek Barrett's recusal from case tied to conservative backers

The Hill 20 Apr 2021
report The Supreme Court creates a new religious aristocracy ABC lands first one-on-one TV interview with Garland since confirmation MORE to recuse herself from an upcoming case linked to a conservative group that funded an ad blitz supporting her confirmation to the Supreme Court.

One of the Largest Efforts to Protect the Planet's Ocean Underway

Johnson City Press 20 Apr 2021
... new approaches to conserving large ocean areas, many of which have heavily incorporated the traditional knowledge and needs of local communities and governments into their long-term management plans – a practice that helps ensure resilience, both in funding and implementation.

Mum 'thought the worst' over son Aaron's brain tumour

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
A mother of a five-year-old boy treated for a rare brain tumour said more funding should be put into research ... She is backing a campaign seeking parity on research funding with other cancers in the UK ... On NHS funding, Propel party leader Neil McEvoy said ... The research funding must match the need to ensure we find a cure as soon as possible.".

Tax breaks in Tory election manifesto ‘will require cuts’

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Apr 2021
A Scottish Conservative manifesto pledge to cut taxes for middle and high earners is unlikely to be affordable without reductions in public spending, ...

European Public Broadcasters Facing Twin Threats

Voa News 20 Apr 2021
And in western Europe, center-right governments are coming under mounting pressure from conservative lawmakers and populists to defund public broadcasters ... Libertarians object in principle to public funds being used ... The Conservatives pledged in 2019 to reform the BBC and review its funding.

Mitchell City Council approves grant application request to fund lake jetty, boat docks

The Daily Republic 20 Apr 2021
The city received the green light on Monday night to pursue a grant to fund the proposed jetty and boat dock project along Lake Mitchell ... The grant that the city is applying for through the Land Water Conservation Fund would cover 34% of the project costs, if awarded.

Here's the insane amount Republican orgs spent buying GOP books to pad best-seller lists last ...

Alternet 20 Apr 2021
However, the conservative oligarchy-bubble has figured a way around promoting an unpopular product—buy the perception that it isn't popular ... Tom Cotton, best-known for being a slimmer, cleaner-shaven, and more hawkish version of Ted Cruz, seems to have received quite a bit of help from political action committee the Senate Conservatives Fund.
photo: UN / Rick Bajornas
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, speaks at the event titled "Alliance for Rainforests", 23 September 2019.

Who are the rivals to lead Germany after Chancellor Merkel?

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
The pandemic has exacted a political toll on the two conservative parties ... Recent polls put them second, roughly five points behind the CDU/CSU, so they could well go into coalition with the conservative parties after September ... What chances? Ms Baerbock has tapped into a desire for change after 16 years of conservative-led government.

City actions prompt savings for taxpayers

Natchitoches Times 20 Apr 2021
City taxpayers will get another break because of proposed action of the City Council at the meeting Monday ... This article published in the Thursday, April 15, 2021, print edition ... The proposed general fund will be $17.9 million; utility fund $35.8 million; and capital projects $15.3 million ... Land and Conservation Fund ... They included ... .

Illinois' Pension Bomb Has a Short Fuse

Black Hills Pioneer 20 Apr 2021
There's $144 billion in debt just in the five statewide systems, by the state’s conservative estimate, or $261 billion by a more realistic, independent estimate. They average only of the funds needed to pay out retiree benefits long-term ... The other systems would see their funding ...

High court may steer virus funds exclusively to Alaska Natives

Albuquerque Journal 20 Apr 2021
Navajo Nation Attorney General Doreen McPaul has said allocating the money to ANCs would reduce the amount of pandemic relief funds available for other “devastated” tribal governments ... But both conservative and liberal justices also seemed to conclude that Congress intended Alaska Native corporations to get funds.

B.C. budget big on social and health care spending

North Shore News 20 Apr 2021
The budget for 2021-22 projects a $9.7 billion deficit and significant contingency funding built into it, which may not need to be spent, given the rate of B.C.’s economic recovery and employment levels ... The government is providing $500 million over three years for the InBC Strategic Investment Fund.

Lockdown pushed waste pickers to near-starvation, says report

Business Day 20 Apr 2021
A report by the World Wide Fund for Nature SA, International Union for Conservation of Nature and the department of environment, forestry & fisheries shows how the lockdown, which saw recycling facilities across the country shut in levels 4 and 5, placed “unprecedented” and “devastating” pressure on SA’s 215,000 waste collectors.