User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
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Classification, Communication & Conservation: The Novel EcoVeg Approach to Classifying Ecosystems 21.6.2018 EcoTone
The 19th  century was a time of accelerated ecological discovery. The New World, already plundered for trade and colonization, was opening to Europeans for scientific discovery. Now-famous figures—Humboldt, Darwin, Wallace, Schimper—struck out across oceans, armed with microscopes and collecting bags.  They returned home with trunks crammed full of samples and specimens, and logbooks full of ...
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The market for payment for ecosystems services is growing up 15.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
The decades-old policy idea was finally measured, and the ROI is apparent.
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With thousands of acres, millions of dollars, land trusts are a force in local development 14.6.2018 Philly.com News
From the Pennsylvania suburbs through to the Poconos and South Jersey, thousands of acres of environmentally sensitive land are being preserved each year through land trusts.
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How can a wireless network help both rhino resilience and water quality? 14.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
They're called low-power wide-area networks — LPWANs — and they're changing how we can collect data.
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Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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Ocean Conservation Is an Untapped Strategy for Fighting Climate Change 8.6.2018 WRI Stories
Ocean Conservation Is an Untapped Strategy for Fighting Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintMangroves protect coastlines from storms, waves and erosion. Photo by patjosse/Pixabay The ocean contributes $1.5 trillion annually to the overall economy and assures the livelihood of 10-12 percent of the world’s population. But there’s another reason to protect marine ecosystems—they’re crucial for curbing climate change. A Key Moment for the Ocean and Climate Action Today is World Oceans Day,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Dropping the ball: how the sports industry affects biodiversity 1.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Giulia Carbone of IUCN on how she works with key stakeholders to turn challenges in the sports industry into sustainable opportunities.
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Nonprofit purchases 32k-plus acres of forest in Western Pa. 31.5.2018 Philly.com News
The Virginia-based Conservation Fund's purchase of 32,598 acres of "sustainable timberland" in Elk and McKean Counties may be the single largest conservation acquisition by a nonprofit in Pennsylvania history.
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Why diversity in sustainability matters, and what you can do 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here's what some are — and aren't — doing to fight whitewashing in the green movement.
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New law delays water conservation measures in northeast metro 22.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Last week state lawmakers approved a bipartisan measure that prohibits the Department of Natural Resources from enforcing court-ordered conservation measures in White Bear Lake and surrounding communities.
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MN DNR cites tribal members for Lake Bemidji netting 12.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
DNR conservation officers cited two White Earth members for gill-netting during a treaty rights demonstration on Lake Bemidji, the day before fishing opener.
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Delta Dispatches – Audubon Nature Institute and Wildlife Conservation 12.5.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Delta Dispatches – Audubon Nature Institute and Wildlife Conservation
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Heritage at stake 3.5.2018 Editorials – The Indian Express
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Will Red Fort Become Dalmia Red Fort ? 30.4.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Vast survey finds far more gorillas in Africa than previously believed — and some bad news, too 27.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Researchers found that the western lowland gorilla population is quickly declining, meaning that it's still critically endangered.
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RELEASE: Government Ministers Across Latin America and the Caribbean Call for Big Increase in Climate Finance for Restoration 26.4.2018 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Government Ministers Across Latin America and the Caribbean Call for Big Increase in Climate Finance for Restoration Ministers back vital climate action across the region, with announcement calling for growth in restoration and conservation finance LIMA (April 26, 2018)—Today, eight ministers from the governments of seven Latin American and Caribbean countries are calling on the multilateral climate funds to direct more finance to restore and conserve forests and landscapes across... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Conservation groups challenge suspension of Obama ruling aimed at easing oil, gas pollution 21.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Conservation groups on Friday filed a motion in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeking to halt the suspension of the Bureau of Land Management’s Waste Prevention Rule.
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These whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say — unless we act now to save them 21.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Not a single newborn North Atlantic right whale was seen this year.
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First test tube bison born at CSU joins conservation herd in Larimer County 20.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Technology that led to the first bison calf born at Colorado State University through in vitro fertilization is being heralded as a breakthrough for not only the bison herd but other species as well.
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The GOP House’s Farm Bill Would Gut a Key Conservation Program 19.4.2018 Mother Jones
Last week, the US House Agriculture Committee released a draft of the farm bill, the once-every-five-years legislation that shapes and funds the country’s agriculture funding and policy. On Wednesday, the ag committee approved it, setting it up for a vote on the House floor.  It would gut what is arguably the most important program to encourage […]
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