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2014-09-08 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cloudburst Group, a leading consulting firm serving public and private sector clients in natural resource management, housing and community development, and public health, announced today that Dr. Gregory Myers has joined the company as Director of Private Sector Engagement. Dr. Myers will oversee Cloudburst's growing practice area supporting private sector clients in improving their policies and practices for managing land...

2013-11-25 23:32:03

Ag Resource Strategies, LLC offers ‘Farm Portfolio’ approach to simplify conservation complexity New Ulm, MN (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 City dwellers as well as farmers need bottom-line returns from over $4 billion invested in federal conservation programs every year. A new “Farm Portfolio” approach shows that the U.S. economy, human health and the environment can benefit in measurable ways from coordinating conservation at all levels. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

2012-06-20 10:13:28

Twenty years ago, world leaders met at the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro and agreed that rising income inequality, environmental destruction, and unchecked human population growth called for a radical shift in how nations approach economic development. And now world leaders meet in Rio de Janeiro again, at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, on 20-22 June 2012, to re-examine their commitments to sustainable development. Coinciding with Rio+20, the open-access...

2011-04-06 21:42:42

A wide-ranging group of experts has published a set of 40 key environmental questions to help align scientific research agendas with the needs of natural resource decision makers. The cover story of the April issue of BioScience, written by 30 co-authors, contains the results of a process in which 35 participants solicited and synthesized questions about science relevant to natural resource management. Questions were submitted by 375 individuals who are involved with natural resource policy,...

2008-08-19 03:00:15

By Eddy, Stephen Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resource Management. Charles R. Menzies (Ed.). 2006. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE. 273 pp. $19.95, softcover. ISBN 139780803232464. Traditional ecological knowledge continues to be valued and taught in Native American communities, particularly on the northwest coast of North America. This text consists of contributions from a number of social scientists and ecologists that give examples of how indigenous people...


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