Climate change will speed up the depletion of natural resources 

A Greener Life

New research is warning that natural resources are depleting faster than normal due to climate change. Crucial factors such as food security , lack of water, the impact of natural disasters and high population growth are stoking conflict and displacing people in vulnerable areas.

GT Energy & Natural Resources Practice and 13 Attorneys Ranked in the 2022 Legal 500 U.S. Guide

E2 Law Blog

Thirteen attorneys from the Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2022 Guide. Energy and Natural Resources Featured awards GT News The Legal 500

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DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Urges Lawmakers To Support Growing Greener III Funding

PA Environment Daily

DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council recently sent a letter to the General Assembly encouraging the allocation of a portion of the remaining American Rescue Plan Act funding for Growing Greener III.

Identifying the Natural Resources Subject to the Environmental Rights Amendment

E2 Law Blog

The Supreme Court reversed the Commonwealth Court and held that all the amounts received by the commonwealth when it leased state lands for oil and gas development had to be appropriated to conservation and protection of public natural resources.

GT’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice, Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

E2 Law Blog

The Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is recognized in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide. DeTore – Massachusetts: Energy & Natural Resources. Downing – Florida: Energy & Natural Resources.

PA Chapter Of Natural Resources Extension Professionals Names Ross Snook Of Montgomery County Natural Resources Education Champion

PA Environment Daily

By Andy Yenta, Extension Renewable Natural Resources Educator The PA Chapter of the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals has selected Ross Snook of Montgomery County as its Natural Resources Education Champion for 2021.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Accepting Applications For Stream Restoration Disaster Assistance In 15 PA Counties

PA Environment Daily

On November 1, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Denise Coleman announced that Pennsylvania is currently taking applications for natural disaster recovery efforts in Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Chester, Huntingdon. This funding will be used to help restore streams whose natural flows were disrupted by the flooding from Tropical Storm Ida which hit Pennsylvania on September 1-2, 2021.

Lackawanna College Announces Spring Session Of The Conservation & Natural Resource Certificate Program

PA Environment Daily

The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center (LCEEC) has announced the addition of a spring session of the Conservation and Natural Resource (CNR) Certificate Program. The curriculum focuses on the conservation and interpretation of our natural environment.

GT’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice, Attorneys Recognized by 2021 Chambers USA

E2 Law Blog

The Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to receive increased recognition in the prestigious 2021 Chambers USA Guide.

Greenberg Traurig Energy & Natural Resources Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers

E2 Law Blog

Seven attorneys from the Energy & Natural Resources Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in the 2022 editions of Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

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DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets March 23 On Forest Management In State Parks, DCNR’s Budget Proposal

PA Environment Daily

DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet March 23 to hear presentations on forest management in state parks and DCNR’s proposed FY 2022-23 budget.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets May 25 To Reservation System, ATV Pilot, Next Gen Council, Other Updates

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet May 25 to hear updates on a variety of issues, including camping reservation system changes, the ATV Pilot Program, Next Gen Council and more. For more information, visit DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Hosts April 27 Webinar On Economics And The Outdoors - Funding Needs, Opportunities

PA Environment Daily

On April 27, DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council will host Part 2 of its CNRAC Conversations on Economics and the Outdoors from 10:30 a.m. infrastructure needs in PA’s parks and forests. -- Tim Herd, CEO of the PA Recreation and Park Society , the statewide professional association advocating for needed resources to support PA’s municipal parks and recreation needs. -- Silas Chamberlin, Ph.D.,

Greenberg Traurig Energy & Natural Resources Practice and 16 Attorneys Ranked in the 2021 Legal 500 U.S. Guide

E2 Law Blog

Sixteen attorneys from the Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2021 Guide.

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DCNR's Conservation & Natural Resources Council Hosts Oct. 27 Economics And The Outdoors Webinar

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation & Natural Resources Council will host another in its series of CNRAC Conversations on October 27 featuring a discussion of Economics and the Outdoors from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. For more information on the Council, visit DCNR’s Conservation & Natural Resources Council webpage.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Sept. 22 On Emergency Preparedness; Oct. 27 Economics And The Outdoors Discussion

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to hold a virtual meeting September 22 from 10:00 a.m. In recognition of September named as Preparedness Month, DCNR staff from several bureaus will present on Preparing for Natural Disasters and their Aftermath.

Greenberg Traurig Secures Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Victory in Solar Facility Development Dispute

E2 Law Blog

Court Cases Energy Energy and Natural Resources Featured Massachusetts Natural Resources Real estate Renewable Energy Solar GT News solarIn a much anticipated and closely watched case, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP , led by Boston office attorneys John F.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: May 17, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 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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DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Jan. 26 With New Director Of Outdoor Recreation, Broadband, 2022 Priorities

PA Environment Daily

The DCNR Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council will hold a virtual meeting January 26 on a variety of topics. Future Meeting Topics Part of CNRAC’s role is to help inform the public and interested stakeholders about issues and opportunities affecting our natural and recreational resources. For more information, visit DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.

DCNR Secretary Outlines 2022 Priorities To Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council, Including Need For $1.4 Billion In Infrastructure Improvements

PA Environment Daily

On January 26, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn highlighted the agency‘s 2022 priorities at the first Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council meeting of the year. The Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council created by law in 1995 with the formation of DCNR.

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: March 29, 2022

National Law Center

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DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Requests Public Meetings On Proposed Very Low-Level Combat Training Flights By Maryland National Guard In PA Wilds

PA Environment Daily

On November 17, DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council expressed its concern about a proposal by the Maryland National Guard for very low-level combat training flights over the PA Wilds in Northcentral Pennsylvania.

Monumental Trees

Environmental News Bits

Citizen science Information tools Natural resourcesAt Monumentaltrees.com, thousands of photos, measurements, and location details of often unknown monumental trees can be found of many species, like giant sequoia, oak trees, sweet chestnut trees, and many others.

Not declaring the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ only postpones the inevitable

Environmental News Bits

The decision ignored the recommendation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre — a recommendation… Read more → Climate change Natural resourcesby Jon C. Day, Scott F.

Abundance, exploitation, recovery: A portrait of South Georgia

Environmental News Bits

Invasive species Natural resourcesRead the full story from the New York Times. A series of ecological initiatives, including the eradication of several invasive species, has dramatically revived the life and landscape of this remote sub-Antarctic island.

Judicial Review on the Validity of Contract Concerning Natural Resources Exploitation and Utilization in Special Regions

Vermont Law

When the idea of ecological civilization and green development became part of China’s national strategy, the issue of illegal exploitation and utilization of natural resources in nature reserves and other special regions also became a public concern. In China, natural resources exploitation and utilization is subject to administrative examination and approval.

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These rogue glass recyclers want to create new sand for Louisiana’s coast

Environmental News Bits

Natural resources RecyclingRead the full story at Gizmodo. Glass Half Full is the only glass recycling facility in New Orleans and they’re producing coarse sand that they hope can restore eroded shorelines.

Foresters hope ‘assisted migration’ will preserve landscapes as the climate changes

Environmental News Bits

Climate adaptation Climate migration Natural resources WildlifeRead the full story from NPR. Foresters have experiments underway around the country in “assisted migration.” ” This term actually covers a pretty wide gamut of activity, from, in this case, moving a genotype within a tree’s existing range to introducing an animal somewhere its species has never lived before.

Tracking the effects of an eelgrass epidemic

Environmental News Bits

Natural resourcesRead the full story at Hakai Magazine. Even when it’s less than lethal, seagrass wasting disease leaves eelgrass reeling.

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DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets July 28 On Large-Scale Solar Array Siting, Regional ATV Pilot Program

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to hold a virtual meeting July 28 on large-scale solar array siting, the Regional ATV Pilot Program and other issues from 10:00 a.m. For more information and available handouts, visit the DCNR Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: March 8, 2022

National Law Center

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

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Environmental concerns challenge states’ space ambitions

Environmental News Bits

Aerospace industry Natural resources WildlifeRead the full story at Stateline. Some local leaders are proposing or helping to finance plans to establish spaceports in their regions, hoping to cash in on the economic potential. Some states even have established space-focused agencies, tasked with supporting the industry’s development.

Fewer Americans are hunting, and that raises hard questions about funding conservation through gun sales

Environmental News Bits

Funding Natural resources Wildlifeby John Casellas Connors, Texas A&M University and Christopher Rea, The Ohio State University Gun and ammunition sales in the U.S. have skyrocketed in recent years.

Redwood trees have two types of leaves, scientists find – a trait that could help them survive in a changing climate

Environmental News Bits

Climate change Natural resourcesby Alana Chin, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Coast redwoods are amazing trees that scientists have studied for generations. We know they are the tallest living trees and have survived for millennia, resisting fire and pests.

A Systematic Review on the Local Wisdom of Indigenous People in Nature Conservation

Environmental News Bits

“A Systematic Review on the Local Wisdom of Indigenous People in Nature Conservation.” link] Abstract: The local wisdom of indigenous people in nature conservation plays a critical part in protecting the planet’s biodiversity and the overall health of the ecosystems.

Renewable Energy in Latin America Updates

E2 Law Blog

Energy Energy and Natural Resources Featured GT Alert International Latin America Natural Resources Renewable Energy Renewables GT Insight latin america Latin American Energy renewable energyThis GT Alert highlights news and updates on renewable energy in Latin America.

Healthy forests, healthy communities

Environmental News Bits

Agriculture Food and beverage manufacturing Land use Natural resources PublicationsRead the full story at JSTOR Daily. Deforestation in areas where residents hunt and gather food can lead to malnutrition, food insecurity, and greater forest loss.

E.O. Wilson’s lifelong passion for ants helped him teach humans about how to live sustainably with nature

Environmental News Bits

Back in the 1980s, Milton Stetson, the chair of the biology department at the University of Delaware, told me that a scientist who makes a single seminal contribution to his or her field has been a… Read more → Natural resources Sustainability

Dogs’ medical records are helping machine learning researchers track ticks

Environmental News Bits

Text classification turns tick talk into data that even a machine can understand Read more → Natural resourcesRead the full story at Massive Science.

Ikea’s race for the last of Europe’s old-growth forest

Environmental News Bits

Read more → Natural resources RetailRead the full story in The New Republic. The furniture giant is hungry for Romania’s famed trees. Little stands in its way.

Chicago Wilderness Hub

Environmental News Bits

The Chicago Wilderness Hub was developed by Chicago Wilderness, a regional alliance that works to preserve, improve, and expand nature and quality of life.

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A forgotten mangrove forest around remote inland lagoons in Mexico’s Yucatan tells a story of rising seas

Environmental News Bits

Along a remote 50-mile (80-kilometer) stretch, thousands of red mangroves – trees commonly found along tropical coastlines – line the… Read more → Climate change Natural resources

Scientists estimate invasive insects will kill 1.4 million US street trees by 2050

Environmental News Bits

Natural resources PublicationsRead the full story from the British Ecological Society. A new study estimates that over the next 30 years, 1.4 million street trees will be killed by invasive insects, costing over 900 million dollars to replace.