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2009-11-19 09:30:00

Rising Stars Singled Out by Audubon/Toyota for Environmental Leadership NEW YORK, Nov. 19, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green jobs training. Educating children and families about watershed restoration. Protecting Tundra Swans, Barn Owls and the Guam Rail. Helping small and medium-sized businesses curb global warming. Using humor, laughter and play techniques to address "hot button" environmental issues. Creating green jobs for disadvantaged communities. These are just a few ways in which 40...

2009-10-16 10:23:53

A study released October 14th in the current issue of the peer-reviewed journal PLoS ONE will shed new light on oil and gas development potential in the Intermountain West. Maps accompanying the study show the impacts to greater sage-grouse populations in relation to potential energy development. If business as usual continues and more forward-thinking development strategies are not considered, sage-grouse populations will decline an additional 7 to 19 percent. Prepared by scientists from The...

2009-04-22 06:55:00

Evite Partners with Bravo to 'Give Green' to the National Audubon Society LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Evite (www.evite.com), the leading online invitation and social planning service on the Web and operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), has partnered with Bravo Media to create a special, celebrity-designed collection of online invitations that are not only tree-free, but also give back to the environment in a new way. From now until May 31, each time a...

2009-03-19 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of John Flicker, President, National Audubon Society: "By bringing together the data, the analytical expertise and the combined voices of government and non-governmental organizations, this new U.S. State of the Birds Report brings new power to the essential message the birds are conveying. "The birds are sending us a wake-up call that the habitat destruction, climate change and shortsighted environmental policies...

2009-03-03 16:52:00

Statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President, National Audubon Society WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Much needed change is becoming reality at the Interior Department. For years, the previous administration undermined science and stoked a culture of corruption at Interior. President Obama today helped restore sound science and good judgment with the stroke of a pen." "Global warming and habitat destruction are pushing more and more species toward the brink of...

2009-02-25 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by John Flicker, President, National Audubon Society: "President Obama's message to a joint session of Congress made absolutely clear that the fate of our future economy will be determined by our ability to repower America with clean, renewable energy that will stimulate green jobs for the 21st century. We strongly urge Congress to heed the President's request for 'legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon...

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2009-02-10 13:50:00

Many birds in North America are moving further north and inland during the winter, providing further evidence of global warming's affect on natural systems, the Audubon Society said Tuesday. Nearly 60 percent of the 305 species found in North America have shifted their ranges northward by an average of 35 miles, according to the report. Audubon scientists analyzed information from 40 years of Christmas Bird Count data to conclude that global warming is having a serious impact on natural...

2009-02-06 14:13:00

February 10 Media Teleconference Will Reveal Findings from Analysis of 40 Years of Movement State Specific Findings Available NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by the National Audubon Society: Who: National Audubon Society Speakers: John Flicker: Audubon President Greg Butcher, Ph.D.: Audubon Bird Conservation Director and analysis leader Terry Root, Ph.D.: Prof. of Biological Sciences, Stanford Univ. Gary Langham, Ph.D.: Audubon California Director...

2009-02-05 12:52:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Connecticut business and conservation leader, whose efforts advanced the protection and restoration of the Long Island Sound and helped safeguard thousands of acres of critical habitats, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Audubon Society. B. Holt Thrasher served as founding member and chair of the board of Audubon Connecticut since June of 2001. He joined Audubon's national board in 2008. As Audubon's new chair,...

2009-02-03 13:14:00

Statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President, National Audubon Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement of Betsy Loyless, Senior Vice President, National Audubon Society: "Chairwoman Boxer has crafted a clear and concise set of principles that will pave the way for strong science-based climate legislation. The release of these principles couldn't come at a better time. By taking these issues head on, we can cut global warming pollution and repower...


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