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2012-01-19 18:05:00

The Forest Legacy Program has protected 2.2 million acres through public-private partnership using federal and leveraged funds of more than $562 million. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 The U.S. Forest Service announced today that it is granting $52.2 million for 17 conservation and working lands projects across the U.S. in 2012. The Forest Legacy Program has protected 2.2 million acres through public-private partnership using federal and leveraged funds of more than $562 million....

2011-12-28 08:00:00

By donating a portion of their profits from document scanning services, Digiscribe is helping The Nature Conservancy Plant a Billion Trees. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Digiscribe, a metro-New-York based document scanning company, is turning scanned documents back into trees by supporting The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees. This is the fourth consecutive year that Digiscribe is donating a portion of their profits from their document scanning services to The Nature...

Researchers Evaluate Conservation Of Island Scrub-jay
2011-12-27 09:26:00

The island scrub-jay is the only island endemic passerine species in the continental United States. Although it is not classified as endangered, the species faces a number of threats to its long-term survival, and climate change is expected to exacerbate those challenges. A new study discusses the conservation management of the island scrub-jay, and highlights how management of this species may set the stage for management planning of many species in a changing world. "The island scrub-jay...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.