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Bon Appétit Management Company Exceeds Carbon Reduction Goals - Company achieves dramatic reductions ahead of Low Carbon Diet Day 6.4.2009 ENN Network News - ENN
Palo Alto, Calif. (April 6, 2009) — As companies scramble to add “Reduce Carbon Footprint” to their to do lists, sustainable food service provider Bon Appétit Management Company is working on its tah dah list.
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Conservation Groups Fight to Get Northern Rocky Mountain Wolves Back on the Endangered Species List 5.4.2009 TreeHugger
photo: Over 100 Northern Rocky Mountain Wolves have been killed since the Bush Administration removed the wolves from the federal list of endangered species last year. The State of Idaho recently proposed killing another 120 in the Clearwater region alone and may destroy an additional 26 packs statewide. In response, the National Resources Defense Council and numerous other conservation groups are suing the US Fish and Wildlife Service to stop the slaughter.... ...
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Animal Conservation Group Partners With Mount Sinai School of Medicine to Protect Jaguars 4.4.2009 TreeHugger
Photo credit: Getty Images The link between and animal conservation isn't an obvious one, but one wildlife-conservation group wants to demonstrate that saving jaguars and other big cats can also improve the lives of people. , an international organization that works to protect wild cats and their habitats, has teamed up with ...
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Calif. Association Backs 20% Water Use Reduction 3.4.2009 Environmental News Network
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) has formally adopted policy principles supporting the goal of reducing per capita water use by 20 percent statewide by 2020 and committing the association to aggressively support water conservation and water use efficiency as part of a comprehensive solution to the state's water challenges.
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Rare Dolphins by the Hundreds Found in Bangladesh 3.4.2009 ENS
Rare Dolphins by the Hundreds Found in Bangladesh
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6,000 Dolphins FOUND: Rare Dolphins Found Off Bangladesh 2.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thousands of rare Irrawaddy dolphins have been found in Bangladeshi waters, a wildlife advocacy group said Wednesday, a hopeful sign for a...
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TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND GIVEN A+ RATING AS CHARITY 2.4.2009 ENN Network News - ENN
SAN FRANCISCO – The Trust for Public Land, a national conservation organization, has been given a coveted A+ rating by the American Institute of Philanthropy, a watchdog organization which ranks non-profits for efficiency.
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Federal rule 'delisting' gray wolves is issued 2.4.2009 Environmental News Network
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a formal rule Wednesday to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered list in Montana and Idaho while keeping protections in Wyoming.
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Wolves Back in the Crosshairs After Salazar Decision to Remove Federal Protection in the Northern Rockies 2.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 1, 2009

Defenders of Wildlife

Tomorrow, the rule removing wolves in the Northern Rockies from the list of endangered and threatened species is expected to be published in the Federal Register. It will take effect on May 4, after which wolves throughout Idaho, Montana, and parts of Utah, Oregon and Washington will no longer receive any protection under the Endangered Species Act.

The following is a statement by Rodger Schlickeisen, president for Defenders of Wildlife:

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Lawsuit Filed Seeking Endangered Species Act Protection for the Ashy Storm Petrel 2.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 1, 2009

Center for Biological Diversity

Today the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for illegally delaying protection of the ashy storm petrel under the Endangered Species Act. The Service failed to make a 12-month finding on whether the ashy storm petrel, a rare California seabird imperiled by development and global warming, should be listed under the Endangered Species Act as threatened or endangered. This decision was due by the agency on October 16, 2008.

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6,000 Rare Dolphins Found in South Asia 1.4.2009 Environmental News Network
A huge population of rare dolphins threatened by climate change and fishing nets has been discovered in South Asia. Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society estimate that nearly 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins, marine mammals that are related to orcas or killer whales, were found living in freshwater regions of Bangladesh’s Sundarbans mangrove forest and adjacent waters of the Bay of Bengal.
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Conservation Groups Bring Wolf Fight Back Into Court 1.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 1, 2009

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

The long fight over wolves in the Northern Rockies continued today when the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and a coalition of concerned conservation groups announced a legal challenge to the recent US Fish and Wildlife Service decision to remove wolves from the federal Endangered Species list.

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Flying Squirrel: Bush’s Prank Still Not Funny 1.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 1, 2009

The Wilderness Society

George Bush has been out of office for more than two months on this April fool's Day - but the West Virginia northern flying squirrel certainly isn't laughing at the pranks the former president pulled. His administration removed the charismatic squirrel from the endangered species list last August, leaving the loveable rodent hanging in, well, mid air.

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Judge Strikes Down Refusal to Recover Jaguars, Protect US Habitat 1.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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March 31, 2009

Center for Biological Diversity

Ruling on a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, a federal judge today struck down the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's refusal to develop a recovery plan for the endangered jaguar and to protect critical habitat areas in the United States.

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92,000 Acres Sold in Adirondacks, With Protection Pledge 31.3.2009 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
The Nature Conservancy has sold 92,000 acres of forest in the Adirondacks to a Danish pension fund as part of a long-term strategy to protect the land from development.
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Obama Signs Wide-Ranging Conservation Law 31.3.2009 Truthout.com

    Washington - President Barack Obama signed legislation on Monday expanding and protecting US public parks and wilderness areas from oil and gas development, billed as the largest US conservation measure in more than 15 years.

    "This legislation guarantees that we will not take our forests, rivers, oceans, national parts, monuments, and wilderness areas for granted," Obama said while signing the Public Land Management Act.

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President Obama signs landmark US conservation bill 31.3.2009 Earth Times
Washington - President Barack Obama on Monday approved a sweeping expansion of government land protections, safeguarding about 800,000 new hectares of parks, rivers, forests and mountains across the United States. The legislation, which is a collecti...
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National Landscape Conservation System Signed Into Law by President Obama 31.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2009 Conservation System Alliance At a ceremony earlier today, President Obama signed into law legislation permanently establishing the National Landscape Conservation System, which will protect and restore the most scenic, ecologically and historically significant lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management. The System, the first of its kind in 50 years, consists of National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, Wilderness Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Scenic and Historic Trails and other protective designations totaling over 850 sites and 26 million acres. ...
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Carbonfund.org Reforestation Project Takes Major Step in Reducing Global Warming Emissions 30.3.2009 ENN Network News - ENN
Silver Spring, MD and New York, NY– March 30, 2009, Carbonfund.org’s Tensas National Wildlife Refuge Reforestation Project in Louisiana has become the first reforestation carbon offset project in North America to achieve dual validation by the Rainforest Alliance to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) as well as the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards with Gold Distinction.
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New Species Identified in Peru's High Andean Forests 28.3.2009 ENS
New Species Identified in Peru's High Andean Forests
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