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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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.

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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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 ScientificAmerican.com.

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

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.

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

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

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

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?

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.

Conservation: History and Future

Environmental Science

What is Conservation? We define conservation as a broad approach to preserving what is already there and the due care and attention to protecting it for the future (1). Conservation is important for many reasons, not least of all to the health of the planet. Natural 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

40 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 40 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

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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. The York County Conservation District has been serving York County residents for 73 years.

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.

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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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.)

20 New Stories - Real Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 20 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

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.

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.

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

Here are 32 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

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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.

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.

38 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 38 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

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

44 New Stories - REAL Conservation And Environmental Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

30 [PaEN] -- Westmoreland Conservation District: Announces 2021 Conservation Award Winners -- Middle Spring Watershed Assn.

39 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Million In Conservation Grants To Restore Delaware Watershed; PA Grants Total $4.5

7 Water And Energy Conservation Strategies For Large Families

Planet Save

The post 7 Water And Energy Conservation Strategies For Large Families appeared first on PlanetSave. 7 Ways To Conserve Water And Energy When You Have A Large Family. The post 7 Water And Energy Conservation Strategies For Large Families appeared first on PlanetSave.

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Technology Keeps Conservation Going Amid the Pandemic

HumanNature

Candidate in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology Are you still able to do your research right now? Take Sri Lanka’s Department of Forest Conservation.

Texas Electricity Users Asked to Conserve; ERCOT Expects No Rolling Blackouts

Environmental Leader

The post Texas Electricity Users Asked to Conserve; ERCOT Expects No Rolling Blackouts appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. ERCOT asked Texas electricity users to cut back on electricity consumption this week.

29 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 29 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

Real Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are new stories from the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

31 New Stories Of REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 31 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.