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2008-09-26 00:00:18

A college has installed an eco-friendly yurt on its campus as a way to practise what it teaches. South Devon College's environment and land-based section installed the portable tent-like structure as its new classroom for students studying environmental courses.

2008-09-24 15:00:29

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, +1- 717-705-6541, PGCNews@state.pa.us HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G.

2008-09-19 06:00:17

By C. Douglas Nielsen For the past two decades, participation in hunting has steadily declined. For most of us, this is no secret. The subject has been discussed in a variety of outdoor publications, and I have touched upon it in a past column or two.

2008-09-16 00:00:15

By Bob Frye For the first time since Teddy Roosevelt was president, the White House will hold a conference on America's wildlife. The White House Conference on North American Wildlife Policy will be October 1-3 in Reno, Nev.

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).

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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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.