Latest Conservation movement Stories

2008-09-10 18:00:15

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Terry Brady of Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, +1-717-772-9101 ErieCountyLandmarkOffering 'Celebration of Nature' HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2008-09-03 06:00:13

Text of report in English by Innocent Gahigana entitled "Rwandan wins global conservation award" published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 3 September A Rwandan ecologist, Edwin Sabuhoro, 35, has earned himself a global Young Conservationist Award for his self-driven conservation efforts.

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Zeppel, Heather ABSTRACT: Marine wildlife tours can provide a range of education and conservation benefits for visitors, including emotional (i.e., affective) responses and learning (i.e., cognition).

2008-08-12 12:05:00

Recent study suggests experience of old matriarchs may help herds survive in age of climate change.

2008-08-08 12:00:24

A Canadian study suggests some people who engage in animal conservation efforts might do it more for their own egos than to protect wildlife. University of Alberta researchers studied purple martin landlords -- people who maintain and monitor special birdhouses on their land.

2008-07-24 03:00:35

By Anonymous NRPA's National Summit on Environmental Stewardship provides a perfect convergence of public parks, environmental sustainability, and community advocacy.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 22--Sustainable has become a buzz word of late. With fuel prices soaring and the public looking to conserve resources, the idea of being sustainable has caught fire. But for David Kyler, sustainable is nothing new.

2008-07-21 08:44:54

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Lisa McCrummen, +1-206-321-9461, lisa@interboreal.org, or Justin Kenney, +1-215-575-4816, jkenney@pewtrusts.org SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As news spreads of Ontario's commitment to protect over 55 million acres of Canada's Boreal Forest, an area the size of the United Kingdom, leading international scientists and conservationists are expressing their strong support for Premier Dalton McGuinty's science-based leadership.

2008-07-09 12:00:24

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen conservation groups today sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer strongly urging him to reject pressure from Congress and producer groups "to allow the penalty-free early release of land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)." USDA has been urged to release up to 24 million acres from CRP - roughly three-fourths of the land currently enrolled in the program - and put it back into production.

2008-07-04 09:00:23

By Tim De Chant, Chicago Tribune Jul. 4--The execution-style killing last year of a gorilla family in Congo may portend future conflicts as humans encroach on resource-rich national parks in developing countries, according to authors of a new study.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.