Latest The Nature Conservancy Stories

2011-11-04 07:00:00

The 2nd State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit brings together experts and leaders with an interest in the Gulf of Mexico. A unique feature of the SGM SUMMIT2011 is an emphasis on developing an effective âœreport cardâ that can be used by resource managers and decision makers in science and business to understand the impacts of our activity. Unprecedented cooperation has preceeded this important event. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 During...

2011-11-01 14:00:00

The organization and its partners encourage shoppers to give âœresponsible, meaningfulâ gifts this holiday season Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 On November 28 and throughout the holiday season, The Nature Conservancy is encouraging consumers to purchase responsible, meaningful gifts during the second annual Green Gift Monday campaign. Last year on Cyber Monday, shoppers spent a record $1 billion online. âœImagine the...

2011-11-01 09:31:49

During the past decade, voluntary contracts called conservation easements have become a popular method for conserving land. Embodied in an agreement between landowners and a government or non-governmental organization, these easements have differing goals, structures and financial arrangements. As the area protected by easements has grown to 30 million acres, questions have multiplied. Are easements the most efficient way to conserve land and biodiversity? What easement structures are...

2011-10-27 18:00:00

The Conservancy Identifies Top Nature Resurgences Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Decades ago, few would have predicted that bald eagles would be a common sight over the Potomac River in the 21st Century. But as The Nature Conservancy celebrates its 60th anniversary this month, eagles are among the top 10 success stories of modern conservation, as identified by Conservancy scientists in a new report. âœNature is resilient,â said M. Sanjayan, lead...

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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.