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ESA announces 2020 Fellows 9.4.2020 EcoTone
ESA’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and ...
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Why China's wildlife ban is not enough to stop another virus outbreak 3.4.2020 LA Times: Science

China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Chinese medicine companies whose animal-based remedies are prescribed as treatment for the coronavirus.

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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Look for the green bond label 1.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Certification and labeling schemes are important for diversifying the investor base, clarifying market signals and responding to investor demands.
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Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink, report says 27.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Local farmers could be part of the key to helping to prevent extinction.
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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The hidden risks nature loss poses for businesses 16.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Over $44 trillion of economic value generation, more than half the world’s total GDP, is moderately or highly dependent on nature.
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MN conservation officers choose education as way to enforce state’s natural resources laws 10.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A review of the three most recent available years of DNR enforcement records show conservation officers opt to educate rather than cite offenders about two-thirds of the time, issuing warnings instead of the citations that come along with fines and paperwork — and that’s fine with agency leaders.
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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Trump credits Gardner in deal to boost conservation, national parks maintenance 5.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Senate leaders and the Trump administration have reached an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote more than a $1 billion a year to clear a growing maintenance backlog at national parks.
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Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation 4.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being and a healthy planet, but biodiversity loss and species extinction is currently happening at an alarming rate. According to a draft plan from the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, world leaders must enact protections for at least 30 percent of the world's land and oceans in the next decade to protect current biodiversity levels and avert the extinction of many species. But we shouldn’t stop there, of course.
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ESA Selects 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients 2.3.2020 EcoTone
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is honored to announce this year’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) recipients. This award provides graduate students with the opportunity to receive policy and communication training in Washington, D.C. before they meet lawmakers. ESA selected twelve students to receive the award: Tiffany L. Betras (University of ...
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How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness 2.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Data can help companies make decisions about their conservation initiatives — and improve outcomes.
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Trump Has Been Very Bad for Vulnerable Animals. The Administration May Finally Have to Change Its Behavior. 28.2.2020 Mother Jones
In the past three years, the Trump administration has targeted rules and regulations critical for wildlife survival from every angle: It has stripped long-standing protections and instituted new hoops to jump through in the name of economic growth. It has made it easier for polluters to dump pesticides in lakes and rivers. It has opened public lands for […]
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New Stewardship Network Celebrates Growing Momentum on Conservation in Agriculture 27.2.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Stewardship Network Celebrates Growing Momentum on Conservation in Agriculture
Native species or invasive? The distinction blurs as the world warms 17.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
With species on the move as the climate changes, a growing number of scientists say that efforts must be made to help migrating species adapt to their new habitats.
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Monaco's Prince Albert II: Oceans are a 'family heritage,' with little time to save them 13.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Grace Kelly's son is hopeful the U.S. will rejoin efforts to address climate change and protect oceans. But, he said, 'the window is closing.'

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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience 12.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
'Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects.
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Policy News: February 11, 2020 11.2.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: White House Seeks Cuts to NSF, Other Science and Environmental Programs NSF receives a seven percent cut. Trump Administration Formally Proposes Weakening the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Proposed rule would prevent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from fining companies that accidentally kill birds. Graphic: Administration Narrows Definition of Protected Waters A graphic ...
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Conserving and restoring forests won’t be cheap and easy after all 10.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay?
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