Tag Archives: Conservation

Marine scientists call for industrial deep-sea fishing ban

By Juliet Eilperin September 7, 2011 The Washington Post Industrial fishing in the deep sea should be banned because it has depleted fish stocks that take longer to recover than other species, according to a paper by an international team … Continue reading

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‘The noise rang in my head for hours': Incredible photos of 1.3million geese taking off on their migration home

By Staff DAILY MAIL (UK) September 3, 2011 These amazing images show a landscape dominated by a huge gathering of snow geese, as 1.3million of them descend on a single wildlife park. There are so many geese they appear to … Continue reading

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Otters are back – in every county in England

By Patrick Barkham and Camila Ruz The Guardian (UK) 18 August 2011 Return of otter shows English rivers are healthiest for 20 years, says Environment Agency It has been a long and perilous journey, but otters have finally managed to … Continue reading

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Updated Tate water fountains save the environment one water bottle at a time

By HEIDI GHOLAMHOSSEINI redandblack.com (University of Georgia) August 29, 2011 The new water bottle refilling stations on campus do more than merely refilling bottles. Though it takes dollars to implement these new water fountains in University facilities, the new refill … Continue reading

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PEI internships provide insights into environmental issues, students’ futures

By Nick DiUlio princeton.edu August 25, 2011 Several Princeton undergraduates spent this summer immersed in local environmental issues, gaining insights into both the area’s ecosystem and their own futures, by interning with four organizations focused on sustainability. The local sustainability … Continue reading

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Seoul consults foreign students via green tour

By Staff The Korea Herald 2011-08-02 “Isn’t it detrimental to animals in the Hangang parks if waste buried underground still remains there?” This was one of the questions asked on July 26, by a foreign student after a city official … Continue reading

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Before You Buy Gulf Shrimp, Read This

By Dan Shapley thedailygreen.com August 1, 2011 A new study says nearly four in five shrimp trawlers in the Gulf of Mexico are failing to use equipment required to protect endangered sea turtles. The death toll could be as high … Continue reading

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The Federal Budget Cannot Be Balanced on the Back of America’s Lands and Waters

By Mark Tercek huffingtonpost.com 7/24/11 Recently I sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives opposing passage of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill for 2012 that will go to the House floor this coming week. … Continue reading

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Appleton, Russian students make difference in communities by volunteering

By Kara Patterson Appleton Post-Crescent Jul. 24, 2011 Eight teenagers who live a world apart have spent nearly four weeks together this summer making a difference in their respective communities. Students in the Fox Cities-Kurgan Sister Cities Program’s Global Institute … Continue reading

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Students become botanists for a day at the local zoo

By Nikki Namdar centralfloridafuture.com July 24, 2011 The animal division of Volunteer UCF took their first trip to the zoo and became botanists for the day to help maintain the environment for the zoo’s wildlife. “We have a very diverse … Continue reading

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