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Nature Conservation

Why Conservatism Needs Wilderness

David Jenkins | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green
David Jenkins

In many ways, American conservatism owes its existence and its longevity as much to the vast wilderness landscape that greeted our forefathers as it does to European thinkers like Edmund Burke and Adam Smith.

An Experiment 'Goes Wild' in Kenya: Locally-Run Conservancies Are Meeting the Needs of Wildlife, Livestock, and People

American Anthropological Association | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
American Anthropological Association

Over 10 million acres of this country have been formally set aside in just the last few years for community-based conservation benefiting people and wildlife alike. Among the more unexpected items being conserved along with the wildlife here is peace.

11 Animals We May Allow To Go Extinct Because They're Not Cute And Fuzzy

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

In 2012, nearly $1 billion was donated in the name of environmental preservation to just three charities: The Conservation Fund, the World Wildlife Fu...

Massive Oyster Restoration Project Begins

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

MATAGORDA, Texas (AP) — A deep sea oyster reef restoration being touted as the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico began in an unlikely place: a quar...

The Lost Bird Project Screens This Weekend at Mountainfilm Festival

Vanessa Berben | Posted 07.23.2012 | Denver
Vanessa Berben

The Lost Bird Project tells the story of sculptor Todd McGrain's journey around the world to memorialize five birds driven to extinction in modern times.

Coastal Restoration: A Smart Investment

Mark Tercek | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

Unless a wide range of conservation and restoration actions are taken, we could lose up to 70 percent of coral reefs by 2050.

Water, Poverty and New Local Business Alternatives

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

According to a recent UN report, the poorest of the poor, people living on less than $2 per day, get more than half of their income from the benefits that nature provides. We can't reach our conservation goals without addressing poverty.

We Need Nature to Stay Smart

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

While climate woes are real and we need to respond to them, there are other reasons to rethink how we now are in the world.