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2011-03-01 12:18:00

In the news release, Senate Urged to Reject House Cuts to USDA Conservation Programs, issued 01-Mar-2011 by Environmental Defense Fund over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the fifth paragraph, second sentence, should read "Farmers and ranchers are waiting to enroll over 1,000,000 acres in the Wetlands Reserve Program and Grasslands Reserve Program," rather than "More than 1,000,000 farmers and ranchers are waiting to enroll in the Wetlands Reserve Program and Grasslands...

2011-03-01 10:22:00

Groups Say Programs Are "Crucial to Health, Viability of Agriculture" WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-five agriculture, and conservation groups today sent a letter to the U.S.

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2011-02-09 11:24:36

Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a new continental-scale study.

2010-12-09 08:49:00

Nearly $1.1 Million in Funding from Audubon and Toyota's Conservation Initiative to Support Local, Solutions-based Environmental Projects Nationwide NEW YORK, Dec.

2010-11-12 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced that it has surpassed its environmental sustainability goal by certifying 103 wildlife habitat programs and preserving close to 26,000 acres of land as protected wildlife habitat.

2010-10-01 14:49:52

What does it take to save a species in the 21st century?

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2010-08-31 12:34:55

With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vanishing species over large landscapes.

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2010-07-07 11:50:00

During his unprecedented expedition into the heart of the Amazon, Michigan State University geographer Bob Walker discovered surprising evidence that many of the Brazilian government’s efforts to protect the environment are working.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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