Audubon’s 2012 Women in Conservation: The Rachel Carson Award Goes To…

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Hunter Lovins, President of Natural Capitalism Solutions, Audubon President David Yarnold, and Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of New York City Department of Transportation. Hunter Lovins, President of Natural Capitalism Solutions, and Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of New York City Department of Transportation. Her newest project launches in New York this Fall. Hunter Lovins Natural Capitalism NYC NYC DOT rachel carson Rev.

Elk in the Neighborhood: On Conservation and Lost Hope

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It was called the Hall of Heads and Horns, located in the New York Zoological Society’s Bronx Zoo. Hornaday ran the zoo, and was also a member of the Boone and Crockett Club , a group of influential big game hunters concerned about the rapid loss of wildlife across the continent. Even in our biggest cities, you can find a sea lion or a coyote, a peregrine falcon or a white-tailed deer. You may want to show up at City Hall at noon tomorrow,” he said, with a grin.

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Astonishing Facts About Wetlands


They are also home to many beautiful migratory birds and as such are visited both by birdwatchers and hunters. . Fishing, hunting and birdwatching are all popular in the US, adding approximately $157 million in 2016 alone, hunters of migratory birds spent over $81 million of this spent on hunting expeditions of migratory birds, exclusive of costs to lease land [12]. Lalu Wetlands National Nature Reserve is a wetland surrounded by the city of Lhasa in Tibet.

Urban Wildlife: Threats and Benefits of Humans-Animals Interaction


We can hardly envisage animals adapting to a city’s environment, but we couldn’t be more wrong. We’ve all seen mice or squirrels in cities like London, but even foxes or coyotes are not an uncommon sight within many human settlements around the world. Some simply cohabit with humans, others depend on human activities for their survivals in the cities. Cities are certainly not famous for their green spaces nor is human presence a mark of a natural paradise.

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The Most Interesting Man in Florida

Cool Green Science

How did a boy from suburban Westchester, New York, with ambitions to become an artist, end up working for The Nature Conservancy for 30 years, creating and restoring Tiger Creek Preserve and six other wilderness preserves in Central Florida? I suppose you could say I was born into the nature business,” Steve says recalling his early upbringing in Mount Kisco, an hour north of New York City where his father, Ken, worked as the editor of Audubon Magazine.

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Eco-friendly spiritual living at Holy Wisdom Monastery


The sisters replaced their original Benedictine House — which was deconstructed and 99.75% recycled or reused — with a new, eco-friendlier monastery, which opened in 2009. The new building also uses geothermal heating and cooling.

20 must-read books about food systems


But even as these shifts expose inequities in the health and food systems, many experts hope that the current moment offers an opportunity to build a new, more sustainable food system. ” Biodiversity, Food and Nutrition: A New Agenda for Sustainable Food Systems ” by Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli and Eliot Gee Leading professionals from Bioversity International examine the positive impacts of biodiversity on nutrition and sustainability.

Curitiba – Designing a sustainable city

The Green Changemakers

Credit cards give us goods quickly, the fax machine gives us the message quickly – the only thing left in our Stone Age is central governments. -- Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba Citizens, the ancient Athenians realized, are the best people to identify priorities for action in their own cities. If cities are to become more sustainable, people must take action in the neighborhoods where they live. Even new developments follow this pattern. A sixth of the city is wooded.

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