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2009-09-02 13:56:17

A lot of variables come into play when selecting a site for environmental conservation that yields benefits to people nearby such as wildlife needs, species and vegetation uniqueness, and costs to the government or community.

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2009-04-24 11:32:47

Conservationists are warning that traditional fruit orchards are vanishing from England's landscape, causing serious consequences for wildlife.

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2009-03-03 12:54:12

Conservationists said on Tuesday that Papua New Guinea has created its first conservation area to save an untouched rainforest larger than Singapore and to protect rare animals such as a bear-like tree kangaroo.

2008-11-10 21:00:07

Conservation groups say proposed rules for governing Colorado's eight national forests expose too much land to roads and development.

2008-10-20 12:00:17

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has announced that Roger Samba has been named the winner of the 2008 J. Paul Getty Award for Conservation Leadership. The annual award honors outstanding contributions to international conservation and carries with it a $200,000 prize.

2008-10-01 09:00:22

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, will premiere the new season of Safari Club International's Expedition Safari on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. EDT as part of the network's Primos Thursday Night Calls of the Hunt programming block.

2008-09-30 15:00:23

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Karen Brandt, VP, Market Affairs, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, +1-703-875-9500 ext 28 MINNEAPOLIS, Sept.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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