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2013-05-29 23:00:48

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a fall nature adventure tour to Wisconsin, exploring special places touched by Leopold´s land ethic. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 13 - 19, 2013, tour to Wisconsin and the sites that helped shape Leopold´s conservation principles. The eco-tour company´s owner Peg Abbott says, “If you are interested in...

2011-09-27 14:43:04

Pessimism prevails in the conservation community because of ongoing habitat destruction and associated threats to species. With the global population surging, conservationists will face increasing challenges to protect imperiled species and habitats A paper by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), James Cook University and Mongabay.com, which was published in Trends in Ecology & Evolution in early August, showed that although large-scale biodiversity declines are...

2011-07-16 00:00:36

The Amazon's first indigenous-based non-profit organization, The Cofan Survival Fund (Fundación para la Sobrevivencia del Pueblo Cofan), has launched a new fundraising campaign to support its innovative rainforest conservation program, the Cofan Ranger Park Guard program. This indigenous-run program has achieved zero deforestation within the one million acres of biodiversity-rich lands that are under Cofan control. By joining the newly launched "Campaign for 5000," each $10/month...

2009-12-23 15:46:35

Special issue on climate justice highlights disproportionate effects of global warming and pollution on disadvantaged communities Global warming, pollution, and the environmental consequences of energy production impose a greater burden on low-income, disadvantaged communities, and strategies to prevent these inequities are urgently needed. A provocative collection of articles on climate justice presents the global implications of climate change and its effects on human health and the...

2009-09-15 14:06:00

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Two Countries, One Forest: At a meeting today of the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers held in St John, New Brunswick, the New England Governors committed to a New England wide cooperative action plan for the conservation of New England's forests, farms and coastlines. At a meeting that addressed climate change, energy development, transmission and the development of a green...

2008-10-11 03:00:11

By Greg Esposito greg.esposito@roanoke.com 381-1675 Virginia Tech will be the center of the state youth environmental movement this weekend as host of Virginia Power Shift 2008. The gathering, which will include speakers, symposiums and 60 training sessions on environmental issues, was inspired by Power Shift 2007, a national youth conference on global warming held at the University of Maryland. About 6,000 students from across the country gathered at the event to discuss things such as...

2008-09-16 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Walter Abramson of the Minnesota Land Trust, +1-612-647- 9590 Island home of legendary conservationist Ernest Oberholtzer to remain undeveloped ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Land Trust and the Ernest C. Oberholtzer Foundation announced the permanent protection of the Review Islands -- the Rainy Lake home of conservationist Ernest C. Oberholtzer. Completion of this project ensures that the islands' important historic,...

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. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Commission on Protected Areas and the International Ranger Federation (IRF) announced the award last week The news about...

2008-09-03 03:00:00

By Leiserowitz, Anthony A Fernandez, Lisa O Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Conference, Aspen, CO, 11-14 October 2007 Our world, our only habitat, is a biotic system under such stress it threatens to fail in fundamental and irreversible ways. Major change is required to stabilize and restore its functional integrity. Examine any of the great environmental challenges confronting us-climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, resource depletion-and a similar pattern...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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