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Land Conservancy Of Adams County, Hugh & Nell Matthews Partner On 37+ Acre Conservation Easement

PA Environment Daily

The Land Conservancy of Adams County has announced a conservation easement donated by Hugh and Nell Matthews on 37.7 According to LCAC, a conservation easement is a voluntary land protection agreement between a private landowner and a land trust such as the Land Conservancy. Reprinted from the WeConservePA website.)

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WWF Reaches Agreement to Conserve Marine Life

Environment + Energy Leader

Almost two decades in the making, the text outlines mechanisms to conserve and sustainably use marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction, including the high seas. The post WWF Reaches Agreement to Conserve Marine Life appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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In Namibia, a Lauded Community Conservation Model Is at Risk

Yale E360

Namibia has long been praised for its locally-based conservancies that have benefited both wildlife and rural communities. But the government is now allowing oil and gas and other companies onto previously protected lands, putting the nation’s conservation gains in jeopardy. Read more on E360 →

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Tax Incentives Find New Purpose for Conserving Water in American West

Circle of Blue

Conservation easements protect the region’s depleted groundwater. Pragmatic ingenuity is being applied here to overcome them, including a new easement program that uses federal and state tax benefits to conserve groundwater. Easements are the latest step in a developing strategy to meet Colorado’s water conservation directive.

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Pricing Nature: Can ‘Biodiversity Credits’ Propel Global Conservation?

Yale E360

Some analysts say such schemes have the potential to boost conservation, but others are skeptical. Backed by the UN, an alliance of conservationists and policymakers is devising new ways to finance the preservation of biodiversity by placing economic values on ecosystems. Read more on E360 →

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ClearWater Conservancy Conserves Colerain Center Property In Huntingdon County

PA Environment Daily

The ClearWater Conservancy recently finalized an agreement to permanently conserve a 9.85-acre The landowners sought a conservation easement on the property to highlight and preserve the historic and environmental attributes of the site. Visit the ClearWater Conservancy website for more information on land conservation.

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Digitalization and Predictive Policing in Conservation

Legal Planet

Stinson is a cultural anthropologist who studies digitalization, datafication, and automation within conservation, with a special focus on digital surveillance and smart technologies. SMART is a digital platform for data collection, storage, and analysis within conservation.