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Eligible landowners are encouraged to apply for available funding this summer DAVIS, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding is now available for private landowners to conserve
BERLIN, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On a lush lawn against a Chinese style courtyard lie or stand 43 bright-colored cute pandas.
Doug Tallamy shares the benefits of natural ecosystems. Kennett Square, Pa (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 Gardeners can have it all.
Celebrating Elephants Day at Oakland Zoo is an annual event designed to spread awareness about elephants in captivity and in the wild.
You go, Ecuador! According a Tweet by Ecuador’s Environment Minister, Lorena Tapia, 44,883 people took part in the record-breaking dig-in which covered more than 4,942 acres.
The accredited zoos and aquariums mark Endangered Species Day with bold effort. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2015 The 229 zoos and aquariums accredited
Endangered Species website Bagheera.com has added over 500 endangered species and conservation laws to its Resource
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- One Planet Education Network® (OPEN) launches "Turtle Trails - Save Me! I am the Hawksbill Turtle" conservation education game application
This lil cutie has traveled over 125 miles, and we can now track loggerhead sea turtles to help conservation efforts.
ASHLAND, Ore., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two decades of monitoring and scientific studies have shown that the Northwest Forest Plan is meeting its ecosystem management objectives across nearly 25
Helicia is a genus of about 100 species of shrubs and trees. It is part of the Proteaceae family. The genus name is derived from the Greek word "elix", which refers to its petals that spiral around each other or coil up on themselves at the time that the anthers open. Helicias are small trees generally with some species only shrubs and some species growing to be medium sized trees of about 100 feet. Over 100 species in the genus have been scientifically described. Helicias grow...
The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...
The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...
The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...
Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...
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