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Follow that Grizzly: Understanding Bear Movements in the Northwest

Nature Conservancy - Science

She made her home in a region interspersed with private and public lands, roadless and roaded areas, where homes were built and people lived. The Conservancy began working in the McArthur area in 2001 to conserve key private lands located up and down the Kootenai Valley in this linkage area.

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Rising to the Challenge of Biodiversity Conservation in a Human-dominated World

Nature Conservancy - Science

The result is a virtuous cycle that sustains the benefits to nature and to people through time. Designing a Virtuous Cycle between People and Nature. And creating and fortifying these specific linkages between people and nature (Fig. He has worked with the Conservancy since 2001.

The Limits of Science Communications: Why do People Live in Floodplains?

Nature Conservancy - Science

This fact precludes me from answering a common question that comes up frequently: why do people live in the floodplain? After all, if we just presented people with the facts , they wouldn’t be so likely to live in a floodplain. Why sane people (like me?)

SeaWorld admits workers were sent into PETA

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Freeh resigned from the FBI in 2001 amid accusations of poor leadership and oversight. Animals Causes News People StickyIt’s a carnivorous whale eat carnivorous whale world out there.

See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos

Green Prophet

Aral Sea in 2000: By 2001, the southern connection had been severed. Aral Sea 2001: In 2005 a drought started and then cut off the flow of the Amu Darya to the Aral Sea. You see, as the lake dried up local people did take notice because their livelihoods changed.

Australian Painted Snipe

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Over the years more and more people have looked for this species, but still very little is known of their movements and when there have been flooding rains in the south of the continent there have been twenty or more Australian Painted Snipe observed at swamps. The Painted Snipe Project was established in 2001 to address the lack of knowledge on the species.

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ODOT Is Going Broke

Sightline Daily

One of the chief causes for the revenue shortfalls: in the state’s words, “ People are driving less.” The Oregon Department of Transportation recently admitted that, after going on a construction spending spree in the 2000s, it is now going broke.

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Education for Rural People

The Green Changemakers

[link] This ERP Tool kit provides education and training materials for rural teachers, technicians, instructors, trainers, parents, researchers, extensionists and others involved in formal and non formal education for rural people. The Tool Kit draws on the experience, knowledge and skills of a wide range of experts involved in fields relevant to Education for Rural People and these technical inputs have been acknowledged.

Railway use by people and freight up, but not in the Middle East

Green Prophet

billion in 2001. In 2013, people traveled an estimated 2,865 billion passenger-kilometers by intercity rail. Rail transport offers an energy-efficient way to move people and goods. In Quebec, Canada, a derailment in 2013 led to an explosion that killed 47 people.

How Does It Work: Hydropower

Green Home Blog

The world’s largest dam – the Itaipu, which straddles Brazil and Paraguay – generated over 90,000 GWh in 2001: that’s enough to power over 10 million homes! It’s also common for large numbers of people to be moved to accommodate conventional hydroelectric dams. Tidal and wave power: Because conventional hydroelectric dams can cause so many environmental problems, people have been looking for new ways to harness the power of water. How Does It Work: Hydropower.

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'Kettling' not a breach of Human Rights

Green (Living) Review

Kettling' not a breach of Human Rights says European Court by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The use of “kettling” as a police tactic did not deprive four people of their freedom during a May Day protest in 2001, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled recently.

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Ottoman Palaces Converted into Gorgeous Boutique Efendi Hotel

Green Prophet

Uri Jeremias peered over the roof of his restaurant back in 2001 and fell in love with a large abandoned building. It wasn’t for sale, but the restaurateur persevered, and eventually converted the Ottoman era palace into a resplendent boutique hotel.

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Making local woods work

Green (Living) Review

The pilot project, due to launch later this year, will help people to create social enterprises in local unmanaged woodlands so they can grow into sustainable businesses, creating new areas of employment and training to benefit their communities.

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North Cave Wetlands

10,000 Birds

At that time it was not a nature reserve at all and the forty hectare piece of land was only acquired in 2001. Arriving late morning on a Saturday we had no problem parking on Dryham Lane and there were a few people taking the trail around the fields.

Recovery: The Miracle on Palmyra

Nature Conservancy - Science

The island, a national wildlife refuge since 2001, is jointly owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the U.S. People are doing this to make money,” she told me. And so far, nearly 33,000 people have signed their online petition to kill the project.

They’re Electric: Two New Fish Species Discovered in Gabon

Nature Conservancy - Science

When most people think of electric fish, they think electric eel: that legendary denizen of the Amazon Basin known for stunning prey – and, at least in story, people. Back in his Cornell lab, he recalled seeing a photo of a somewhat similar specimen collected by a colleague in 2001.

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Evidence-based Conservation: An Economic Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

This task could be aided if systematic reviews were available for many conservation interventions that would provide an evidence base to draw on ( Pullin and Knight , 2001). The San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.

Whale Sharks: Swimming with the World’s Largest Fish

Nature Conservancy - Science

Eckert and Stewart 2001). This is one of the few places that people can reliably have the exhilarating, awe-inspiring experience of a lifetime swimming with these majestic animals in their natural environment. A whale shark, the largest fish on earth. Photo: Elite Diving Agency.

Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek: You’ve given a series of talks framed around the question “9 Billion People + 1 Planet = ?” Nine billion people living like vegan monks will not have the same environmental impact as the same number living large in Las Vegas.

Long Island’s Elephant in the Room: Nitrogen Pollution

Nature Conservancy - Science

Research is clear: People care deeply about clean water, but often don’t know where it comes from. Problems like nutrient loading also affect freshwater systems around the world, like this Illinois River that supplies drinking water for thousands of people.

What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…

Green Prophet

We just need better ways of convincing people to do that. March 2001) Islam and environmental conservation. March 2001) Islam and environmental conservation. Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Grounds (State University of New York Press, 2001), p193. [5]

The World’s Surprising Top 8 Bike Share Programs

Icebike

So, right off the bat, if you don’t know what a bike-share is, it’s a program in which many bicycle stations are set up, and people can rent a bike to use for a certain time frame and return it at a different station.

The Journal Writer by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

Awards include: International Book Fair "Gaudeamus" ("Excellence Award" in 2001 and 2008), the Writers Union of Romania, Association of Professional Writers in Romania, Romanian Academy, the Writers'' Union of Moldova, Romanian Publishers Association, magazines "Cuvantul" "Romania literara", etc.,

Climate change has pretty much fallen off the agenda of the organized left

Green (Living) Review

Some of this is understandable, because people tend to fight what in front of them, but in order to present a positive alternative for our economy, we must look again at how that economy might look in the future. The Campaign Against Climate Change (CCC) was founded in 2001.

All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

Sightline Daily

Most carbon pollution comes from burning fossil fuels to generate electricity, to power businesses, to heat buildings, or to transport goods and people.

Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies

Eco Chic

Wal-Mart became the first company to be fined for violating new standards for stormwater runoff in 2001, and had to pay $5.5 In Richmond, California, toxic pollutants from Chevron’s refinery in the city have infiltrated people’s homes. This article originally appeared on EarthFirst.com.

Polluting the Final Frontier With Space Junk

Green Prophet

People at NORAD keep track of thousands of orbiting objects including everything from rocket fuel tanks to an astronaut’s lost glove and toothbrush. With space labs, astronaut gloves and even a toothbrush floating in space, is there no limits to where we’ve flung our junk?

International Bird Rescue Believes “Every Bird Matters”

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This 12,000 square-foot facility, completed in February 2001, is one of the two primary oiled bird facilities built by the Oiled Wildlife Care Network (OWCN) in California.

Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru?

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Duncan Mar 8th, 2011 at 12:23 am I would imagine the scholarships are intended for people from third world countries. I worked as a guide and on macaw projects in Tambopata in 2001 and 2002 and the diversity is simply astounding. home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Conservation / Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru? Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru?

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How Fire Can Restore a Forest (TIME LAPSE VIDEO)

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Your work benefits the wildlife and people that depend on healthy forests. Editor’s note: The following guest post is from Rich Reid , an outdoor photographer based in Ojai, California.

Gillnets in Lake Yellowstone: Can Conservationists Recover Cutthroat Trout in Our First National Park?

Nature Conservancy - Science

By the time I first visited Yellowstone National Park in 2001, the Yellowstone River’s cutthroat fishery was a pale shadow of its former self. It just shows the passion people have for native fish,” says Dave Sweet, Yellowstone Lake special project manager for Trout Unlimited.

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Top 40 Reasons Why You Should Ride A Bike (And Change Your Life)

Icebike

Most people remember all too well their first bike, and they do so with happy care free memories of childhood: Long sunny days playing with friends, trips to the park with our parents, riding to class…. The Tour de France is like watching paint dry for some people.

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Supreme Court bans medicinal use of Aloe plant

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) In November 2001, so it would appear, the U.S. No, I have no idea either what those learned friends have been smoking either.

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Community Leaders Support New Apprenticeship Initiative

Green (Living) Review

A decline in the number of apprentices entering the construction sector and the increase in the number of unemployed under 25-year olds, has given rise to a new initiative aimed at strengthening communities and offering young people skills and advancement in the building industry. Kevin Jenkins, OBE, co-founder of Community Links, who received the Overall Beacon Fellowship Award in 2001 for 30-years of building communities with young people welcomed the initiative.

Bison Good, Cattle Bad? A Prairie Ecologist’s Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

We did some research back in 2001 in which we evaluated the forage choices of cattle in a patch-burn grazing system under a moderate stocking rate ( Helzer and Steuter 2005 ). All of that takes time and people, and that’s expensive.

Is China’s Coastal Aquaculture Production a House of Cards?

Nature Conservancy - Science

By one estimate , 1 billion m 3 of water in the Yellow River Delta was extracted in 2001—or enough water to supply 20 million people for a year at the minimum needed for human health and economic development. Shrimp cocktail. Photo: © BrokenSphere / Wikimedia Commons.

Growing your own ‘veg’ with Pippa Greenwood

Green (Living) Review

Similarly, scouring through books for all the information you need (which may not be appropriate to the area you live in or the variety you are growing) is just not realistic for most people’s ‘time-starved’ lifestyles. She was a judge for the BBC Gardener of The Year 2001 competition.

The complete guide to Dodo relatives, living and dead

10,000 Birds

In 2001, Trevor Worthy described a set of bones from Fiji as a new species of very large, flightless pigeon: the Viti Levu Giant Pigeon ( Natunaornis gigoura ). placopedetes occurred since the arrival of people and presumably was due to human impact.” After all, the extinctions have occurred, are occurring, and will occur because of us, people. The Dodo ( Raphus cucullatus ) — that towering icon of modern anthropogenic extinctions — was a pigeon.

Engineering Unplugged 2011 Will Have Attendees Seeing Stars

Green (Living) Review

We developed the conference with guidance from engineers because they represent the people whose needs we want to meet—those who work every day to better our world by bettering the environment.”

Into the Nest: A Book Review in the Time of Nesting

10,000 Birds

Some people love books like that. Field guides offer little information on birds’ reproductive lives unless there is an identification component, but handbooks such as The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior (2001) talk extensively about courting and breeding behavior. Producing a book about birds and nesting is a dangerous business. First of all, there is the cuteness factor.

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