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Sustainable Forest Management: Conserve and Restore Through Collaboration

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: International Paper engages in strategic collaborations to help advance our progress toward our target to conserve and restore 1 million acres of ecologically significant forestland by 2030. American Bird Conservancy. The Nature Conservancy.

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Why Energy Conservation Will Remain Crucial

Legal Planet

But energy conservation is important for reasons that go beyond the direct effect on emissions. Before I get to the reasons, I need to explain what I mean by energy conservation and why it’s different than energy efficiency. Conserving energy will reduce demand for these minerals.

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Meet Ocean Conservancy’s Director of Arctic Indigenous-Led Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

In my new role as Director, Arctic Indigenous-led Conservation, I will bring that background and experience to Ocean Conservancy and to build trust and partnership—based on common ground, mutual understanding and respect–between conservation organizations and Alaska Native entities.

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EarthX Celebrates International Soil Conservation Day

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: International Soil Conservation Day highlights the importance soil plays in combating climate change as it absorbs large amounts of CO2, helping mitigate the impact of greenhouse gases. Tweet me: @EarthXorg celebrates International Soil Conservation Day. SOURCE: EarthX.

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EarthX: Episode 53 of Conservation Connection

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: The episode 53 of Conservation Connection is up! Our vision is to be the leading global connector and environmental forum to positively impact our world for a sustainable and conservable future. Tweet me: EarthX: Episode 53 of Conservation Connection @earthxorg [link].

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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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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

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Research stories: Boxing for conservation

The Applied Ecologist

Authors Brian Burke and Darren O’Connell discuss the conservation of roseate terns at Europe’s largest colony on Rockabill Island in Dublin, Ireland, with their latest research highlighting the important role artificial nestboxes have played in the species’ population growth and recovery.

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Tractor Supply Company Foundation Makes $300,000 Commitment To Support Conservation Efforts

3BL Media

Rural lifestyle retailer will invest $150,000 each in Ducks Unlimited and Trout Unlimited over the next three years to enhance conservation projects. The partnership with DU aims to conserve 90,000 acres of working lands and wetland restoration, enough to conserve 12.5

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Conservation-Friendly Farming Can Benefit Both Birds and Crops

Cool Green Science

Is farming in harmony with conservation efforts increasing the benefits or risks from birds? The post Conservation-Friendly Farming Can Benefit Both Birds and Crops appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Agriculture Birds Conservation Science TNC Science

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Biden Administration Launches $1 Billion Conservation Program

Yale E360

The Biden administration has launched a $1 billion program to advance its goal of conserving 30 percent of the nation’s lands and waters by 2030. Read more on E360

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Building Blocks: Basics of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

National Law Center

Under the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (“ACEP”), private landowners, land trusts, and other entities work with the United State Department of. The post Building Blocks: Basics of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center.

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Amid Pandemic, Tribal-Run Conservation in Africa Proves Resilient

Yale E360

The Covid pandemic has hit African tourism and the wildlife conservation it supports extremely hard. But Indigenous-managed projects, such as the Il Ngwesi eco-lodge and conservancy run by Masaai in Kenya, have benefited by local people’s stewardship of their lands.

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Investing in Social Development and Rainforest Conservation

3BL Media

Inspired by a commitment to help preserve one of the world’s richest resources – the Amazon rainforest – Dow and key partners have joined together in a unique project that champions conservation, supports local communities and drives business results. SOURCE: DOW.

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Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Funds Sustainable Upgrades for Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo

3BL Media

The Bronx Zoo, operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), is the largest urban zoo in the country and hosts roughly 2 million visitors each year. The Bronx Zoo is a leader in conservation and environmental education.

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The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Announces Its 2022 Grant Recipients

3BL Media

September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) today announced the recipients of its 2022 grants. The Endowment continues to support the efforts of the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund. About the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund. SOURCE: Enviva.

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National Parks Conservation Association and Desert Door Distillery Celebrate National Park Week

3BL Media

SOURCE: National Parks Conservation Association. DESCRIPTION: Featuring chefs Stephanie Stackhouse and Jesse Griffiths, Desert Door Distillery's next WILD CARD celebrates Desert Door's new partnership with National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and new onsite food truck - Lo Salvaje.

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How Genomics Will Support Gorilla Conservation

3BL Media

It is very important for science and for conservation to join primatologists in the field with geneticists in the lab,” says Magdalena. Instead of being protective of data, we must cooperate for the larger purpose of conservation.”. Using genomics to impact conservation.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Conservancy

It’s a very exciting time here at Ocean Conservancy. Ocean Conservancy has seen so much in the last 50 years—many victories and many challenges. We’re embarking on critical work to include more diverse voices and viewpoints in conservation.

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Ag & the IRA: Conservation Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

National Law Center

The post Ag & the IRA: Conservation Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center. Brigit Rollins Conservation Programs Natural Resources Conservation Service United States Department of Agriculture

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Why Climate Change Could Put New Conservation Areas in Jeopardy

Yale E360

But scientists warn that as the world warms, many conservation areas will become less and less suited to the types of species and ecosystems they were intended to protect. A global initiative to protect 30 percent of the earth’s land and oceans by 2030 is gaining momentum.

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Expanding Conservation Efforts to Protect Vital Forests Across the Globe

3BL Media

We will also accelerate conservation efforts in two new landscapes: Madre de Dios in Peru, near the headwaters of the Amazon River basin, and the forests of eastern Australia, home to endangered koalas and other species that have been severely impacted by recent wildfires.

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Like a Fine Wine: Conservation Strengthening Through Generations

3BL Media

SOURCE: National Parks Conservation Association. DESCRIPTION: Tom Gamble founded Gamble Family Vineyards in the heart of Napa Valley’s Oakville District with the mission of carrying on his family’s long history of land conservation.

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GP Recognized for Conservation Efforts

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: DIBOLL—Georgia Pacific’s Diboll Lumber and Diboll Particleboard have been recognized for their efforts to help conserve energy following one the region’s most severe winter storms in February 2021. SOURCE: Georgia-Pacific.

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Rayonier Joins Timber Companies and Conservation Organizations To Fight the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: December 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Seven timber companies and four conservation organizations are joining together to fight the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) among deer, elk, and other species of the deer family (known as “cervids”). SOURCE: Rayonier.

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New Policy Tool Could Represent Sea Change for Coral Reef Conservation

Cool Green Science

A new policy tool can help ensure coral reef conservation better meets local people’s needs and preferences. The post New Policy Tool Could Represent Sea Change for Coral Reef Conservation appeared first on Cool Green Science. Ideas Conservation Science Coral Reefs SNAPP TNC Science

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A New Database to Drive Seabird Conservation

Cool Green Science

The post A New Database to Drive Seabird Conservation appeared first on Cool Green Science. A new database will help protect the world's most imperiled group of birds. Birds & Birding Birds Climate Restoration TNC Science

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Get to Know Our First Vice President of Conservation, Justice and Equity

Ocean Conservancy

When I first came to Ocean Conservancy, someone asked me what my favorite animal was. Learning about—and then witnessing firsthand—the changes and destruction that were really happening under the surface in the Bay inspired me to pursue a lifelong career in environmental conservation.

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Class and conservation

Environment, Law, and History

Recently published in the American Journal of Legal History is William B Meyer's "Class, Conservation, and the Police Power in the American Gilded Age: The Origins of Lawton v. article class conservation constitution fish police Progressive Era USA

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For the sake of diversity: An alternative approach to tree planting that prioritizes conservation goals

The Applied Ecologist

Lead author Olivia St-Laurent explains why she and her co-authors of the new article advocate for a novel approach to environmental tree planting, benefitting people and nature by prioritizing biodiversity conservation.

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Bread Financial Commits to Preserving Our Planet With Gift to the Nature Conservancy

3BL Media

An additional donation to The Nature Conservancy India will support its efforts to provide access to clean energy. We are all united by nature and conservation should embody that.”. For more information about The Nature Conservancy, visit Nature.org. SOURCE: Bread Financial.

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Texas Grid in Spotlight Again as ERCOT Seeks Energy Conservation Measures

Environment + Energy Leader

The resilience of the Texas grid is once again a concern as ERCOT seeks appeals for energy conservation for the second time this year due to heat. The post Texas Grid in Spotlight Again as ERCOT Seeks Energy Conservation Measures appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Bird banding for conservation

Environmental News Bits

Established in fall 2019, the Phillips Tract banding station is run by a dedicated … Continue reading Bird banding for conservation.

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Witches’ Broom and the Conservation of “Ugly”

Cool Green Science

The post Witches’ Broom and the Conservation of “Ugly” appeared first on Cool Green Science. Should we kill trees because they’re ugly? At one point, conservationists did. Fish & Fisheries Natural History Plants

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Lenovo's Journey to Net-Zero: Natural Resources Conservation

3BL Media

In this video series, we aim to demonstrate how Lenovo is taking action and measuring progress toward net-zero emissions through sustainable product design, conserving natural resources, and increasing sustainability in our supply chain. SOURCE: Lenovo.

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With Over Half the U.S. in Drought, Water Conservation Tips for Summer 2022

3BL Media

However, conserving water is critical because droughts rob communities of the rain and snow that replenishes their much-needed water supply. Drought, Water Conservation, EPA Watersense, Sustainability. Drought Water Conservation EPA Watersense Sustainability

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Musim Mas Is Taking a Good Hard Look at Its Conservation Efforts

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: In its latest drive for biodiversity conservation, Musim Mas has partnered with South East Asia Rainforest Research Partnership (SEARRP) to assess the impact of its conservation efforts over the past ten years, figure out its blind spots, and recalibrate where necessary.

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When Wildfire Comes to Nature Conservancy Preserves

Cool Green Science

This year, wildfire affected dozens of Nature Conservancy preserves. The post When Wildfire Comes to Nature Conservancy Preserves appeared first on Cool Green Science. How did they fare? Climate Change Climate Fire Forests TNC Science

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The Scientists Fighting for Parasite Conservation

Scientific American

Features Biology ConservationParasites play an outsize role in balancing ecosystems, and some species may be in danger. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

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The Mill Keeper Launches Partnership With National Parks Conservation Association, Protecting America's National Parks

3BL Media

The Mill Keeper, by Gamble Family Vineyards, and National Parks Conservation Association Celebrate a New Partnership Preserving our National Parks. SOURCE: National Parks Conservation Association. Casey Pola National Parks Conservation Association (202) 816-0988 cpola@npca.org. ###.

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Gender-Based Violence Is a Conservation Issue: How Do We Respond?

Cool Green Science

But often, we are not involved in… The post Gender-Based Violence Is a Conservation Issue: How Do We Respond? Ideas Conservation Science“Here in Papua New Guinea, it’s challenging to be a woman.

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Helping practitioners to make and document conservation decisions: the Evidence-to-Decision tool

The Applied Ecologist

In this contribution post, Alec Christie introduces a novel tool guiding and encouraging practitioners to document and report the evidence and reasoning behind conservation decisions. Originally posted and adapted from the Conservation Evidence blog and Conservation Land Management.

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International Paper and American Bird Conservancy Swallow-Tailed Kite Work To Be Featured on Making It Grow

3BL Media

With expertise from scientists with Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI), IP and ABC captured three Swallow-tailed Kites that were outfitted with GPS transmitters near International Paper's paper mill in Georgetown, S.C. SOURCE: International Paper Company.