Loved to Death? The Risks of Simplistic Campaigning for Wildlife Conservation

Union of Concerned Scientists

A conservationist writes about how many anti-trophy hunting conservation efforts miss the real needs of the people, environment, and animals most affected. Science and Democracy #ScienceforPublicGood conservation disinformation misinformation

How Citizen Science Aids Horseshoe Crab Conservation

Cool Green Science

New research shows just how useful citizen science is for horseshoe crab conservation. The post How Citizen Science Aids Horseshoe Crab Conservation appeared first on Cool Green Science. Latest Science Conservation Science Wildlife


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Westmoreland Conservation District Announces 2021 Conservation Award Winners

PA Environment Daily

The Westmoreland Conservation District announced the recipients of its annual awards for outstanding conservation efforts: the Conservation Farmer of the Year is the John Starr Family, Starr Valley Farm; and the J. Posted: September 28, 2021] PA Environment Digest

Accounting for Nature: The Kananaskis Conservation Pass

Environmental Law Centre

Accounting for Nature: The Kananaskis Conservation Pass In 2022, the Environmental Law Centre (“ELC”) will be releasing a report about the funding of conservation. The post Accounting for Nature: The Kananaskis Conservation Pass appeared first on Environmental Law Centre.

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Effectively integrating experiments into conservation practice

The Applied Ecologist

How can evidence be generated from conservation practice? In their latest review, Nancy Ockendon and colleagues seek to raise awareness of opportunities to embed experiments in conservation and restoration management, in order to generate new evidence and ultimately improve practice.

An Unblinking History of the Conservation Movement

Scientific American

In her new book, Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, journalist and author Michelle Nijhuis looks into the past of the wildlife conservation field, warts. -- Read more on

POSea 2021 Conference: Beyond the #Hashtag

Union of Concerned Scientists

Science Network guest blogger Jasmin Graham announces the inaugural POSea Conference October 1-3, 2021, online only. For BIPOC folks in marine sciences, conservation, and policy, and their allies--registration link in post.

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Nature conservation efforts undermined by COVID-19 fallout

Successful Green

New research published by IUCN reveals that the pandemic has significantly impacted nature conservation around the globe, including job losses among protected area rangers, reduced anti-poaching patrols and environmental protection rollbacks.

The conservation constitution

Environment, Law, and History

Smith's The Conservation Constitution: The Conservation Movement and Constitutional Change, 1870–1930 (University Press of Kansas, 2020). book review conservation constitution courts judges lawyers litigation Progressive Era USA

Opinion: COP26: Can Boris Johnson and the Conservatives be trusted to act on climate change?

A Greener Life

With just weeks to go before COP26 kicks off, all eyes are on the British hosts and the Conservative government and its leader Boris Johnson. climate change COP26 opinion UK politics Boris Johnson climate action climate crisis climate denier Conservative Party Kermit the Frog Offshore wind

Conservation finance should not sell itself short

Environmental News Bits

Judging from the 2021 Conservation Finance Boot Camp, pretty intensely. Digital again for the first time, the 2021 Conservation Finance Boot Camp drew over 120 professionals from at least six time zones to learn… Read more → Finance Natural resourcesRead the full story at GreenBiz. How can professionals who devote their lives to sustaining real places connect in virtual space?

U.S. climate ads by conservatives, for conservatives, shift views

Environmental News Bits

Bob Inglis, a conservative Republican from South Carolina, admits he was “ignorant” on climate change when he first got to Congress about three decades ago. “I Read the full story at Reuters. Former U.S. I didn’t know anything about it except that Al Gore was for (action on) it and that was the end of… Read more → Behavior change Climate change

How Glowing Poop Helps Bat Conservation

PBS Nature

The post How Glowing Poop Helps Bat Conservation appeared first on Nature

Ag & Food Law Daily Update: September 22, 2021

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Catching bats for conservation

Environmental News Bits

This Behind the Scenes story from the University of Illinois News Bureau features a first-person account of how bat researchers do their field work. It was written by Jordyn Chace, a graduate student who works for the Illinois Natural History Survey. Read more → Illinois Prairie Research Institute Wildlife

The hidden benefits of chocolate: cacao agroforests offer a conservation solution that supports biodiversity and livelihoods.

The Applied Ecologist

New work by Arnold and colleagues shows that sustainably grown cacao is a conservation solution which can support both people and nature, and that cacao agroforests and secondary forest can enrich regional biodiversity.

3 Things to Know About Working in Marine Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

If you want to work in the field of marine conservation, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are three things to keep in mind as you dive into marine conservation. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

Arctic Sea Ice Reaches its 2021 Minimum

Ocean Conservancy

Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. The post Arctic Sea Ice Reaches its 2021 Minimum appeared first on Ocean Conservancy. Science & Conservation

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The English language dominates global conservation science – which leaves 1 in 3 research papers virtually ignored

Environmental News Bits

We reviewed almost 420,000 peer-reviewed papers on biodiversity conservation,… Read more → Biodiversity Diversity, equity, and inclusion Scientific publishing Workplace issues in STEM

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Announces 2021 Photo Contest Winners

PA Environment Daily

Through the summer of 2021 the Delaware Highlands Conservancy held its fourth annual juried photo contest, “ Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife.” The ARTery Gallery in Milford , Pike County will host the Conservancy from November 11th until December 6th in an exhibition featuring the winning photographs alongside artwork created by ARTery member artists, opening with a reception on Saturday, November 13 from 2:00 to 4;00 p.m.

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40 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

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Help Wanted: Manada Conservancy - Executive Director

PA Environment Daily

Dauphin County-based Manada Conservancy is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Executive Director. For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events and how you can get involved, visit the Manada Conservancy website.

York Conservation District Announces Winners Of Annual Conservation Awards

PA Environment Daily

The York County Conservation District held its annual Conservation Awards Picnic on August 12, at Rocky Ridge County Park to present their 2021 Conservation Awards. Each year a committee selects individuals and businesses in York County to recognize for their stewardship and commitment to conservation efforts. In 2021, Glenn Hope Agricare successfully completed an Exelon Habitat Improvement Project in cooperation with YCCD.

Working with scientists better informs managers’ decisions on bird conservation

Environmental News Bits

by Lisa Sheppard, Prairie Research Institute Scientists studying birds have the data, and conservation managers make the decisions in the field, but if the two groups collaborate, together they can form the best outcomes on real-world bird conservation issues, according to an Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) ecologist.

Pike County Conservation District: Floodplain Mapping

PA Environment Daily

By Ellen Enslin, Program Manager, Pike Conservation District It’s hurricane season, which unfortunately means there is a chance for heavy rains to cause flooding in Northeast Pennsylvania. Reprinted from the Pike Conservation District website.)

Help Wanted: Western PA Conservancy/DCNR Regional Watershed Forestry Specialist

PA Environment Daily

Knowledge of PA’s natural resource concerns, water quality best management practices (including riparian forest buffers, afforestation and conservation landscaping) and tree/plant ID skills are preferred.

Meet 3 Future Leaders in Ocean Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

We cannot talk about conservation efforts without discussing how diversity, inclusion and equity fit into the mix. Ocean Conservancy is committed to being open, inclusive, fair and representative of all the people who love and rely on the ocean.

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The Stream, July 15, 2021: Brazilian Initiative Will Pay Farmers To Conserve Water

Circle of Blue

The program will reward farmers for successfully conserving water and maintaining biodiversity, among other criteria. The post The Stream, July 15, 2021: Brazilian Initiative Will Pay Farmers To Conserve Water appeared first on Circle of Blue. YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN.

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20 New Stories - Real Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Posted: September 5, 2021] PA Environment Digest

Help Wanted: Brandywine Conservancy Environmental Educator

PA Environment Daily

The Delaware County-based Brandywine Conservancy is seeking qualified candidates to fill an Environmental Educator position for the Conservancy, including Penguin Court, focusing on both environmental and multi-disciplinary topics with an emphasis on community audiences. Visit the Conservancy's Jobs & Internships webpage for more opportunities. For more information on programs, initiatives and upcoming events, visit the Brandywine Conservancy website.

DCNR Invites Comments On 2021 Wild Resource Conservation Program Grant Priorities

PA Environment Daily

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources invites public comments on proposed grant priorities for the 2021 Wild Resource Conservation Program. formal notice ) Click Here for a copy of the 2021 Grant Priorities. Posted: August 20, 2021] PA Environment Digest

Frontiers eBook releases: August 2021

Frontier Sin

Animal Welfare Assessment: Edition 1 Edited by Edward Narayan; Alan J Tilbrook; Alan G McElligott PDF Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience – Editor’s Pick 2021 Edited by P.

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Announcing the 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Ocean Conservancy

Thank you for taking the time to enter your photographs and vote for your favorites during our 2021 Photo Contest this summer. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Without further delay, here are our 2021 Photo Contest winners.

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Wisconsin initiative measures environmental, financial impact of conservation

Environmental News Bits

The dozen participating farms demonstrated that their conservation practices contribute to significant reductions in environmental pollutants reaching… Read more → Agriculture Great Lakes PublicationsRead the full story at Wisconsin State Farmer. Results from the first year of a nationally recognized farm-level sustainability project in southwestern Wisconsin were released today, and the partners in the initiative are encouraged by what they see.

32 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

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Help Wanted: Brandywine Conservancy Associate Planner

PA Environment Daily

The Brandywine Conservancy is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Associate Planner for Community Services. For more information on programs, initiatives and upcoming events, visit the Brandywine Conservancy website. Posted: August 19, 2021] PA Environment Digest

38 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Wolf: Honors 13 Projects With 2021 Governor's Awards For Environmental Excellence [PaEN] -- Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership: Announces Watershed Milestones Award Winners; Awards Ceremony Oct. Posted: October 10, 2021] PA Environment Digest

Integrating Knowledge on the Distribution and Maternal Transfer of Organic Pollutants to Advance Sea Turtle Conservation


The following post is one of a series previewing the research that will be presented at the SETAC North America 42nd Annual Meeting (SciCon4), 14–18 November 2021.

Art, Conservation, and Science: Meet Phil

Washington Nature

There’s a through line connecting academia, the Northwest Museum of Art, dirt, X-rays, economics, racial equity, conservation and science (to name but just a few), and that through line exists because of a collaborative partnership here in Washington state.

Escape from Extinction review: How crucial are zoos for conservation?

New Scientist

A one-sided documentary claims that zoos are essential to reversing the sixth mass extinction, skipping over many of the nuances of captive breeding