The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
The comparative and theoretical study of culture, often synonymous with cultural anthropology.
The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.
Includes mechanisms or programs which control the numbers of individuals in a population of humans or animals.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Removal of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS or contaminants for the general protection of the environment. This is accomplished by various chemical, biological, and bulk movement methods, in conjunction with ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING.
A course of action or principle adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or individual that concerns human interactions with nature and natural resources.
Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
Increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.
Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.
Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.
The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
Number of individuals in a population relative to space.
A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.
A sequence of amino acids in a polypeptide or of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that is similar across multiple species. A known set of conserved sequences is represented by a CONSENSUS SEQUENCE. AMINO ACID MOTIFS are often composed of conserved sequences.
Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.
Bone marrow-derived lymphocytes that possess cytotoxic properties, classically directed against transformed and virus-infected cells. Unlike T CELLS; and B CELLS; NK CELLS are not antigen specific. The cytotoxicity of natural killer cells is determined by the collective signaling of an array of inhibitory and stimulatory CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS. A subset of T-LYMPHOCYTES referred to as NATURAL KILLER T CELLS shares some of the properties of this cell type.
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Societal or individual decisions about the equitable distribution of available resources.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.
Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.
A field of biology concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of biological data, and the use of such data to make biological discoveries or predictions. This field encompasses all computational methods and theories for solving biological problems including manipulation of models and datasets.
The ceasing of existence of a species or taxonomic groups of organisms.
The systematic study of the complete DNA sequences (GENOME) of organisms.
Databases devoted to knowledge about specific genes and gene products.
The sequential correspondence of nucleotides in one nucleic acid molecule with those of another nucleic acid molecule. Sequence homology is an indication of the genetic relatedness of different organisms and gene function.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
Activities performed by humans.
The genetic complement of an organism, including all of its GENES, as represented in its DNA, or in some cases, its RNA.
The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.
The presence of two or more genetic loci on the same chromosome. Extensions of this original definition refer to the similarity in content and organization between chromosomes, of different species for example.
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
Warm-blooded vertebrate animals belonging to the class Mammalia, including all that possess hair and suckle their young.
Animals having a vertebral column, members of the phylum Chordata, subphylum Craniata comprising mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
A set of genes descended by duplication and variation from some ancestral gene. Such genes may be clustered together on the same chromosome or dispersed on different chromosomes. Examples of multigene families include those that encode the hemoglobins, immunoglobulins, histocompatibility antigens, actins, tubulins, keratins, collagens, heat shock proteins, salivary glue proteins, chorion proteins, cuticle proteins, yolk proteins, and phaseolins, as well as histones, ribosomal RNA, and transfer RNA genes. The latter three are examples of reiterated genes, where hundreds of identical genes are present in a tandem array. (King & Stanfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Complex pharmaceutical substances, preparations, or matter derived from organisms usually obtained by biological methods or assay.
Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Organized activities related to the storage, location, search, and retrieval of information.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of genetic processes or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Partial cDNA (DNA, COMPLEMENTARY) sequences that are unique to the cDNAs from which they were derived.
Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations.
Linear POLYPEPTIDES that are synthesized on RIBOSOMES and may be further modified, crosslinked, cleaved, or assembled into complex proteins with several subunits. The specific sequence of AMINO ACIDS determines the shape the polypeptide will take, during PROTEIN FOLDING, and the function of the protein.
Databases containing information about NUCLEIC ACIDS such as BASE SEQUENCE; SNPS; NUCLEIC ACID CONFORMATION; and other properties. Information about the DNA fragments kept in a GENE LIBRARY or GENOMIC LIBRARY is often maintained in DNA databases.
The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.
Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.
The addition of descriptive information about the function or structure of a molecular sequence to its MOLECULAR SEQUENCE DATA record.
The study of the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of organisms which inhabit the OCEANS AND SEAS.
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.
The genetic complement of a plant (PLANTS) as represented in its DNA.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
Databases containing information about PROTEINS such as AMINO ACID SEQUENCE; PROTEIN CONFORMATION; and other properties.
Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Computer processing of a language with rules that reflect and describe current usage rather than prescribed usage.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
A process that includes the determination of AMINO ACID SEQUENCE of a protein (or peptide, oligopeptide or peptide fragment) and the information analysis of the sequence.
Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.
A deoxyribonucleotide polymer that is the primary genetic material of all cells. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms normally contain DNA in a double-stranded state, yet several important biological processes transiently involve single-stranded regions. DNA, which consists of a polysugar-phosphate backbone possessing projections of purines (adenine and guanine) and pyrimidines (thymine and cytosine), forms a double helix that is held together by hydrogen bonds between these purines and pyrimidines (adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine).
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of plants.
A species of fruit fly much used in genetics because of the large size of its chromosomes.
VERTEBRATES belonging to the class amphibia such as frogs, toads, newts and salamanders that live in a semiaquatic environment.
Single-stranded complementary DNA synthesized from an RNA template by the action of RNA-dependent DNA polymerase. cDNA (i.e., complementary DNA, not circular DNA, not C-DNA) is used in a variety of molecular cloning experiments as well as serving as a specific hybridization probe.

From pre-hispanic to future conservation alternatives: lessons from Mexico. (1/2885)

In this paper, we review some past and present trends in biodiversity conservation in Mexico and explore possible explanations of why, in spite of this long history of depredation and ineffective conservation policies, the ecosystems have been able to cope with and retain most of their biological components. We suggest a hypothesis based on the persistence of a complex mosaic of past and present traditional land uses as a possible explanation for this resilience. We propose an agenda for the scope of future conservation research and policy, particularly the need to take the socioeconomic context of environmental degradation into account. We put forth a series of questions that we think need to be investigated if the conservation research community is to participate in developing solutions for the future welfare of the human species and of biodiversity on earth.  (+info)

Gardenification of tropical conserved wildlands: multitasking, multicropping, and multiusers. (2/2885)

Tropical wildlands and their biodiversity will survive in perpetuity only through their integration into human society. One protocol for integration is to explicitly recognize conserved tropical wildlands as wildland gardens. A major way to facilitate the generation of goods and services by a wildland garden is to generate a public-domain Yellow Pages for its organisms. Such a Yellow Pages is part and parcel of high-quality search-and-delivery from wildland gardens. And, as they and their organisms become better understood, they become higher quality biodiversity storage devices than are large freezers. One obstacle to wildland garden survival is that specific goods and services, such as biodiversity prospecting, lack development protocols that automatically shunt the profits back to the source. Other obstacles are that environmental services contracts have the unappealing trait of asking for the payment of environmental credit card bills and implying delegation of centralized governmental authority to decentralized social structures. Many of the potential conflicts associated with wildland gardens may be reduced by recognizing two sets of social rules for perpetuating biodiversity and ecosystems, one set for the wildland garden and one set for the agroscape. In the former, maintaining wildland biodiversity and ecosystem survival in perpetuity through minimally damaging use is paramount, while in the agroscape, wild biodiversity and ecosystems are tools for a healthy and productive agroecosystem, and the loss of much of the original is acceptable.  (+info)

Exposure to airborne microorganisms and volatile organic compounds in different types of waste handling. (3/2885)

Occupational exposure of workers to airborne microorganisms and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in different types of waste treatment situations was examined during summer time. Microorganisms were collected as stationary samples using a six-stage Andersen impactor, while for VOCs both personal and stationary sampling was conducted. The exposure at the waste handling facility was considerably greater than at landfill sites or in waste collection. The concentrations of viable fungi were maximally 10(5) cfu/m3, and the concentrations of both total culturable bacteria and Gram-negative bacteria exceeded the proposed occupational exposure limit values (OELV), being 10(4) and 10(3) cfu/m3, respectively. Exposure to VOCs in the waste handling facility was three times higher than at the landfill sites, being at highest 3000 microg/m3, considered to be the limit for discomfort. The use of personal protective equipment at work, thorough hand washing and changing clothes after the work shift are strongly recommended in the waste handling facility and the landfill sites.  (+info)

Global assessment of deforestation related to tobacco farming. (4/2885)

OBJECTIVES: To assess the global amount of forest and woodland consumed annually for curing tobacco between 1990 and 1995; to estimate tobacco's share in total deforestation; to rank tobacco-growing countries by the degree of impact of tobacco deforestation; and to indicate environmental criticality emerging from tobacco's impact on forest resources. DESIGN: Production of country-specific estimates of forests/woodlands needed and depleted on the basis of growing stock/increment of woody biomass involved and wood consumption of tobacco. Comparison of results with secondary statistics on forest cover, deforestation, and population development. RESULTS: An estimated 200,000 ha of forests/woodlands are removed by tobacco farming each year. Deforestation mainly occurs in the developing world, amounting to 1.7% of global net losses of forest cover or 4.6% of total national deforestation. Environmental criticality exists or is emerging in 35 countries with an estimated serious, high, and medium degree of tobacco-related deforestation, mainly in southern Africa, middle east, south, and east Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. CONCLUSION: The hypothesis that deforestation from tobacco production does not have a significant negative effect has to be challenged. For empirical validation, the globally significant pattern of estimated tobacco-related environmental damage ought to be included in international research agendas on global environmental change, to become an integral and rational part of tobacco control policy.  (+info)

Role of reproductive technologies and genetic resource banks in animal conservation. (5/2885)

In combination with modem reproductive technologies, there is potential to use frozen and stored germplasm (genetic resource banks) to support conservation measures for the maintenance of genetic diversity in threatened species. However, turning this idea into reality is a complex process, requiring interdisciplinary collaboration and clearly defined goals. As the number of species deserving the attention of conservation scientists is overwhelmingly large, yet detailed knowledge of reproductive physiology is restricted to relatively few of them, choosing which species to conserve is one of the most difficult issues to be tackled. Besides the direct application of technologically advanced reproductive procedures, modern approaches to non-invasive endocrine monitoring play an important role in optimizing the success of natural breeding programmes. Through the analysis of urine and faecal samples, this type of technology provides invaluable management information about the reproductive status of diverse species. For example, it is possible to diagnose pregnancy and monitor oestrous cycles in elephants and rhinos without causing stress through restraint for sample collection. In this review, we identify the potential contribution of reproductive biology and genetic resource banks to animal conservation, but also highlight the complexity of issues determining the extent to which this potential can be achieved.  (+info)

Late patency of recycled internal mammary artery: verification by Doppler echocardiography and coronary angiography. (6/2885)

We report the case of a 57-year-old man who had presented with exertional angina early in 1997 and had subsequently undergone myocardial revascularization with the use of both internal mammary arteries. Two months after surgery, the patient was readmitted to the hospital with unstable angina. Coronary angiography revealed a 90% occlusion of the left internal mammary artery anastomosis, which was attached to the left anterior descending coronary artery. At reoperation, the left internal mammary artery was detached from the left anterior descending coronary artery, probed and injected with papaverine, checked for patency, and regrafted to the same coronary artery. Recycling of the left internal mammary artery was facilitated by the harvesting and routing technique that had been used during the previous operation. At the patient's 1-year follow-up visit, both Doppler echocardiography and coronary angiography showed patency of the recycled graft. We conclude that recycling of the left internal mammary artery is a safe and effective option in selected patients who require reoperation after myocardial revascularization.  (+info)

Robustness of reserve selection procedures under temporal species turnover. (7/2885)

Complementarity-based algorithms for the selection of reserve networks emphasize the need to represent biodiversity features efficiently, but this may not be sufficient to maintain those features in the long term. Here, we use data from the Common Birds Census in Britain as an exemplar data set to determine guidelines for the selection of reserve networks which are more robust to temporal turnover in features. The extinction patterns found over the 1981-1991 interval suggest that two such guidelines are to represent species in the best sites where they occur (higher local abundance) and to give priority to the rarer species. We tested five reserve selection strategies, one which finds the minimum representation set and others which incorporate the first or both guidelines proposed. Strategies were tested in terms of their efficiency (inversely related to the total area selected) and effectiveness (inversely related to the percentage of species lost) using data on eight pairs of ten-year intervals. The minimum set strategy was always the most efficient, but suffered higher species loss than the others, suggesting that there is a trade-off between efficiency and effectiveness. A desirable compromise can be achieved by embedding the concerns about the long-term maintenance of the biodiversity features of interest in the complementarity-based algorithms.  (+info)

Subcutaneous atypical mycobacteriosis in captive tiger quolls (Dasyurus maculatus). (8/2885)

From July 1989 to October 1998, 9/37 (24%) adult captive tiger quolls (Dasyurus maculatus) were diagnosed with atypical mycobacterial infection involving the subcutis and skin. Females were more often affected than males (seven females, two males). Grossly, lesions presented as focal thickenings, plaques, and abscesses within the subcutis, often with fistulous tracts. The subcutis and skin overlying cervical and thoracic regions were the primary sites of infection. Cytology of subcutaneous impression smears from all nine affected tiger quolls revealed pyogranulomatous inflammation admixed with several acid-fast bacilli. Histologically, all tiger quolls had nodular to diffuse pyogranulomatous panniculitis and cellulitis. Small numbers of acid-fast bacilli were noted histologically in 7/9 (78%) animals. Skin cultures from seven tiger quolls were positive for one or more different Runyon group IV mycobacteria. The disease described in these tiger quolls is similar to subcutaneous atypical mycobacteriosis of humans and domestic animals.  (+info)

How is Environment and Natural Resources Management Division (UN) abbreviated? ENRMD stands for Environment and Natural Resources Management Division (UN). ENRMD is defined as Environment and Natural Resources Management Division (UN) rarely.
EuroMAB, the Stockholm Resilience Center, and Destination Jönköping would like to invite two biosphere reserve managers from outside the EuroMAB network to participate in the workshop for Ecosystem Services in Biosphere Reserves Sept. 13, 14, 2012 at the proposed East Vättern Scarp Landscape Biosphere Reserve in Jönköping, Sweden. We would like to be able to spread possible benefits from participating in the workshop to regions outside the EuroMAB network as well as possibly enrich the workshop with perspectives from non-EuroMAB contexts. For this purpose Destination Jönköping is financing two travel, board and lodging costs for participation in the course. Candidates should be biosphere reserve managers from outside the EuroMAB network, with a good command of English as demonstrated, and attested to, in a letter of motivation stating how the participation in the course would benefit their biosphere reserve, and possibly other biosphere reserves in the region.Candidates should prepare, ...
i Janet M. Ruth Research Ecologist U.S. Geological Survey Midcontinent Ecological Sicience Center 4512 Mc Murry Avenue Fort Collins, CO 80525-3400 970-226-9487 FAX 970-226-9230 [email protected] For additional copies or further information, contact: Nongame Migratory Bird Coordinator, Region 6 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service P.O. Box 25486 Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225 March 2000 Cassins Sparrow (Aimophila cassinii) Status Assessment and Conservation Plan Biological Technical Publication BTP-R6002-2000 ii U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Status Assessment and Conservation Plan Cassins Sparrow - March 2000 Recommended citation: Ruth, J.M. 2000. Cassins Sparrow (Aimophila cassinii ) status assessment and conservation plan. Biological Technical Publication BTP-R6002-1999. U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, CO. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Status Assessment and Conservation Plan Cassins Sparrow - March 2000 iii Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS ...
The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is hosting a full day workshop on natural capital valuation methods and management in partnership with the Natural Capital Lab and Ontario Network for Ecosystem Services.. The workshop will be relevant to municipalities, conservation authorities and other stakeholders interested in learning about recent advances in natural capital valuation and its applications from local and national projects.. This workshop will provide delegates:. An introduction to natural capital valuations and the work of the Natural Capital Lab.. A detailed understanding of the valuation process and available data sources using Ontarios Good Fortune; Appreciating the Greenbelts Natural Capital as an example. An introduction and progress update from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative pilots including Peel and Oakville.. Break out sessions on how and why natural capital can be applied in your local context. Access it using this external link (opens in a new browser window) ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - An approach to sustainable management of population genetic resources of trees I. Relevant theoretical analyses of the information on population genetic variation. AU - Hu, X.. AU - Wu, R.. AU - Han, Y.. PY - 2000/1/1. Y1 - 2000/1/1. N2 - Sustainable management of forestry has been becoming a central issue in recent years, while sustainable management of genetic resources is an important part. Information on population genetic variation plays a critical role in guiding sustainable management of genetic resources of tree species. Some relvant theories and their association with sustainable management were discussed in detail in this paper, including mating system, origination and formation of populations, spatial variation, population genetic structure, and the interaction between genotype and environment. Detection of these kinds of information was carried out by using selectively neutral molecular markers and adaptive quantitative traits. Comprehensive use of the information ...
Information about Pensacola, FL natural resource management options. Check with each technical school below for assistance with environmental engineering certificate program requirements, degree prerequisites, and class registration. Engineering job offers command competitive salaries due to accelerating technical innovation in manufacturing and heavy industry.
Information about Marquette, MI natural resource management options. Check with each technical school below for assistance with environmental engineering certificate program requirements, degree prerequisites, and class registration. There are a variety of engineering training programs that may appeal to you, such as mechanics, vehicle design, and alternative energy production.
Developed by CIAT and the Crop Trust, the indicator provides an official marker for thousands of economically and culturally important plants. It shows conservation goals set for 2020 will be hard to attain.. The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership officially adopted in July a new indicator to track progress on the conservation of thousands of economically and culturally important plants. Developed by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture and the Crop Trust, the indicator helps rate progress toward the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Aichi Biodiversity Target 13, which includes maintaining the genetic diversity of cultivated plants, their wild relatives, and other socioeconomically and culturally valuable flora. The metric is also listed as a relevant indicator for Sustainable Development Goal 2.5. But based on the very low average score for the plants in the index - about 3 out of 100 - the indicator shows that much work remains to be done to achieve the conservation ...
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Habitat Conservation Plans Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act What is a Habitat Conservation Plan and Incidental Take Permit? An incidental take permit is required when non-Federal activities will result in take of threatened or endangered wildlife. A habitat conservation plan (HCP) must accompany an application for an incidental take permit. The purpose of the habitat conservation planning process associated with the permit is to ensure there is adequate minimizing and mitigating of the effects of the authorized incidental take. The purpose of the incidental take permit is to authorize the incidental take of a listed species, not to authorize the activities that result in take. What is take? Take is defined in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) as harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap, capture, or collect any threatened or endangered species. Harm may include significant habitat modification where it actually kills or injures a listed species ...
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These indicators are successors to the Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), which was produced from 2006 to 2011 and was based on the same underlying data. Like the NRMI, the Natural Resource Protection Indicator (NRPI) and Child Health Indicator (CHI) are based on proximity-to-target scores ranging from 0 to 100 (at target). The NRPI covers 235 countries and is calculated based on the weighted average percentage of biomes under protected status. The CHI is a composite index for 175 countries derived from the average of three proximity-to-target scores for access to improved sanitation, access to improved water, and child mortality. The 2012 release includes a consistent time series of NRPIs and CHIs for 2006 to 2012 ...
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These indicators are successors to the Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), which was produced from 2006 to 2011 and was based on the same underlying data. Like the NRMI, the Natural Resource Protection Indicator (NRPI) and Child Health Indicator (CHI) are based on proximity-to-target scores ranging from 0 to 100 (at target). The NRPI covers 221 countries and is calculated based on the weighted average percentage of biomes under protected status. The CHI is a composite index for 188 countries derived from the average of three proximity-to-target scores for access to improved sanitation, access to improved water, and child mortality. The 2013 release includes a consistent time series of NRPIs and CHIs for 2006 to 2013 ...
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment assessed the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being. From 2001 to 2005, the MA involved the work of more than 1,360 experts worldwide. Their findings provide a state-of-the-art scientific appraisal of the condition and trends in the worlds ecosystems and the services they provide, as well as the scientific basis for action to conserve and use them sustainably ...
CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY THE CONTRACTING PARTIES, CONSCIOUS of the intrinsic value of biological diversity and of the ecological, genetic, social
To preserve access to the original set of socioeconomic and natural resource scenarios used by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) and other related research.. ...
Interdependencies of ecologic, hydrologic, and social systems challenge traditional approaches to natural resource management in semi-arid regions. As a complex social-ecological system, water demands in the Sonoran Desert from agricultural and urban users often conflicts with water needs for its ecologically-significant riparian corridors. To explore this system, we developed an agent-based model to simulate complex feedbacks between human decisions and environmental conditions in the Rio Sonora Watershed. Cognitive mapping in conjunction with stakeholder participation produced a Bayesian model of conditional probabilities of local human decision-making processes resulting to changes in water demand. Probabilities created in the Bayesian model were incorporated into the agent-based model, so that each agent had a unique probability to make a positive decision based on its perceived environment at each point in time and space. By using a Bayesian approach, uncertainty in the human decision-making
Wildlife Conservation and Natural Resource Management in Southern Sudan. Featured Mar 08, 2011 in News: USAID RM Portal Featured Stories.
By Zeppel, Heather ABSTRACT: Marine wildlife tours can provide a range of education and conservation benefits for visitors, including emotional (i.e., affective) responses and learning (i.e., cognition). Interpretive programs cover the biology, ecology, and behavior of marine species; best practice guidelines; and human threats to marine areas. The author reviews the education and conservation benefits of 18 marine wildlife experiences with dolphins, whales, and marine turtles by using (a) M. Oramss (1999) framework of indicators such as behavior or lifestyle changes in visitors and (b) 3 environmental indicators of conservation. Results of this meta-analysis showed that visitor learning and emotional empathy during mediated encounters with marine wildlife contributed to on-site behavior changes and some longer term intentions to engage in marine conservation actions. The author presents an experience-learning-action model to guide research and develop free-choice visitor learning. KEYWORDS: ...
Keywords: natural resource management, community participation, stakeholder engagement, co-creation, sustainable tourism, Networks of Reserves.
Researchers from the conservation planning group are studying how organisations involved in natural resource management (NRM) collaborate with one another. People participating in the study will benefit from a better understanding of the networks available to them, and how to better access or share information and other resources to improve NRM. The results will also be useful to facilitate engagement with stakeholders and identify ways to enable collaboration.. The catchment-to-coast planning team is inviting organisations that work in any aspect of NRM in the Fitzroy River (WA), Daly River (NT), and Gilbert River (QLD) catchments. The research team is studying how organisations involved collaborate with one another. This information will be used to map social networks and study collaboration between organisations participating in NRM projects relevant to these catchments.. Jorge Alvarez-Romero, who leads the project, said that it is very important to get the input of all organisations with a ...
DEAR Project. Information systems for natural resource management: Building district capacities. Information sheet No 2. Annex I of the Final Technical Report for project R8258. London: ODI and Legon, Ghana: Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. 5 pp.. ...
Saxena, K. G., K. S. Rao, K. K. Sen, R. K. Maikhuri, and R. L. Semwal. 2001. Integrated natural resource management: approaches and lessons from the Himalaya. Conservation Ecology XX(YY): ZZ.
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Conventional resource management pervades the practice of ecosystem governance and the performance of alternative models is inconsistent, particularly in developing country contexts. I argue for a perspective that focuses on enabling underlying principles of governance to improve a range of governance regimes. This thesis prioritises three principles of adaptive governance, namely, inclusive decision-making, diversity of ecological knowledge, and integration of complexity thinking. It examines how these are enabled or disabled in practice, and the implications for the legitimacy and effectiveness of management strategies, including marine protected areas, expected to secure resilience of desirable ecological configurations. An institutional analysis with a concern for power relations, socio-cultural practice, and historical social geographies is employed. Empirical data were collected from two marine social-ecological systems in Kenya, using a range of qualitative techniques. Mombasa Marine ...
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Section 207 of the EO requires the Secretary to review renewable energy siting and permitting processes on the public lands and identify steps that can be taken to increase renewable energy production on the public lands. (It should be noted that the Appropriations Act of 2021 set a goal to approve 25 gigawatts of wind, solar, and geothermal energy projects on the public lands by 2025 - a three fold increase in the number of projects currently approved on the public lands.) Section 208 of the EO requires the Secretary to pause new oil and gas leases on the public lands pending completion of a comprehensive review and reconsideration of Federal oil and gas permitting and leasing practices and whether to adjust royalties associated with coal, oil, and gas resources extracted from the public lands or take other appropriate actions to account for corresponding climate costs. (The Western Energy Alliance has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Wyoming challenging the EO as exceeding ...
The first and second Federal Plans for Sustainable Development devote special attention to biodiversity[23]. The first Federal Plan for Sustainable Development 2000-2004 mentions several strategies in the field of the conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity and in the field of biosecurity. It refers also to national and international integration and coordination measures, to sensibilisation and to the need for scientific knowledge. This plan was the first strategic document endorsed by the federal government that referred to a biodiversity strategy and a national action plan. The Second Federal Plan for Sustainable Development 2004-2008 (FPSD2) was adopted by the Federal Council of Ministers on 24 September 2004. Action 18 is devoted to biodiversity and actions 19 and 20 deal with forests and marine waters.. Action 18 foresees the integration of biodiversity issues into four key sectors (transport, the economy, development cooperation and research). For each sector, the Federal ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Embedding built environments in social-ecological systems. T2 - Resilience-based design principles. AU - Anderies, John. N1 - Funding Information: The author would like to thank Richard Lorch and three anonymous reviewers for very helpful comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. Financial support for this work from the US National Science Foundation, grant number GEO-1115054.. PY - 2014/3/4. Y1 - 2014/3/4. N2 - Globalization, the process by which local settlements and ecosystems are becoming linked in a global network, presents policy scientists and planners with difficult design challenges. Coping with either natural or built environments in isolation is extremely challenging in its own right (e.g. built environments at different scales: a single building, a collection of buildings, a neighbourhood or a city are in themselves very complex). In the Anthropocene era, where human activities shape the planetary system in which built and natural environments are becoming more ...
The Conference of the Parties, Recalling its decision V/27 on the contribution of the Convention on Biological Diversity to the ten-year review of progress achieved since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Noting the outcome of the third meeting of the Commission on Sustainable Development acting as the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Convinced that the World Summit on Sustainable Development should be an excellent opportunity to mobilize more political will and resources to promote the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable development, Deeply concerned that, despite many successful and continuing efforts of the international community since the entry into force of the Convention and the fact that some progress has been made, the condition of biodiversity in the worlds major ecosystems continues to deteriorate, almost without exception and often at an ...
Biggs, R., C. Rhode, S. Archibald, L. M. Kunene, S. S. Mutanga, N. Nkuna, P. O. Ocholla, and L. J. Phadima. 2015. Strategies for managing complex social-ecological systems in the face of uncertainty: examples from South Africa and beyond. Ecology and Society 20(1): 52. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-07380-200152
Ex situ conservation, while helpful in humankinds efforts to sustain and protect our environment, is rarely enough to save a species from extinction. It is to be used as a last resort, or as a supplement to in situ conservation because it cannot recreate the habitat as a whole: the entire genetic variation of a species, its symbiotic counterparts, or those elements which, over time, might help a species adapt to its changing surroundings. Instead, ex situ conservation removes the species from its natural ecological contexts, preserving it under semi-isolated conditions whereby natural evolution and adaptation processes are either temporarily halted or altered by introducing the specimen to an unnatural habitat. In the case of cryogenic storage methods, the preserved specimens adaptation processes are (quite literally) frozen altogether. The downside to this is that, when re-released, the species may lack the genetic adaptations and mutations which would allow it to thrive in its ever-changing ...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the NOAA Fisheries are actively working to engage conservation partners and the public in the search for improved and innovative ways to conserve and protect imperiled species, even before they are listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).. The agencies are committed to strengthening the delivery of voluntary conservation tools, such as Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA), by making it easier to work together on conservation efforts, thus are soliciting public review and comment on whether to revise the existing CCAA policy and accompanying regulations.. Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances are designed to provide an incentive to landowners to implement specific conservation measures for declining species that are not currently listed under the ESA. To participate in a CCAA, non-federal property owners can voluntarily implement specific conservation measures that reduce or eliminate threats on their land to species ...
The focus of sustainable development is far broader than just the environment. MSI. UN Conference on the Human Environment. This relates to how people grasp and achieve sustainable development. Worse, we do not think about the bad we are doing to the environment when we know it very well that it may have disastrous effects on us later on. NITI Aayog has released the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) India Index (SDG Index 2.0). Explain who your mystery person is. Sustainable Development Goals Essay 868 Words , 4 Pages. BPoA+5 (1999) - Five-year review of the Barbados Programme of Action. United Nations Sustainable Development Summit. They have played a role in negotiation, monitoring and implementation of environmental law and policy at all levels. Sainik School Ambikapur 2021: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Sainik School Tilaiya 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Sainik School Bijapur 2021: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Tamil ...
Ecosystems and their biodiversity underpin economic growth, sustainable development and human wellbeing. Yet the loss of biodiversity continues, resulting in serious reductions in ecosystem goods and services, negatively impacting economic prosperity and environmental sustainability. Overexploitation of natural resources throughout centuries has widely disrupted the equilibrium within ecological systems, driving changes of ecosystems worldwide. Earths ecosystems are degrading as a result of damage, unsustainable development and a failure to invest and reinvest in their productivity, health and sustainability. The well-being of the world population in the coming decades will in large part depend on conservation and restoration of ecosystems to maintain and enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services, thereby contributing to sustainable development while reducing environment-related risks. More,, ...
Sustainable Development Goal 14 aims to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.[76] Effective strategies to mitigate adverse effects of increased ocean acidification are needed to advance the sustainable use of oceans. As areas of protected marine biodiversity expand, there has been an increase in ocean science funding, essential for preserving marine resources.[77] The deterioration of coastal waters has become a global occurrence, due to pollution and coastal eutrophication (overflow of nutrients in water), where similar contributing factors to climate change can affect oceans and negatively impact marine biodiversity. Without concerted efforts, coastal eutrophication is expected to increase in 20 per cent of large marine ecosystems by 2050.[78] The Preparatory Meeting to the UN Ocean Conference convened in New York, US, in February 2017, to discuss the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. International law, as reflected ...
Sustainable management of natural resources requires an in-depth understanding of the interplay between social and ecological change. Linked social-ecological systems (SES) have been described as complex adaptive systems (CAS), which mean that they are irreducible, exhibit nonlinear dynamics, have interactions across scales and are uncertain and unpredictable. These propositions have however rarely been tested empirically, in part due to a lack of methodological approaches and suitable datasets. In this thesis, I address this methodological and empirical gap in a study of long-term change of Baltic Sea fisheries. In Paper I, we develop the concept of fishing style through integrating multivariate statistical analysis and in-depth interviews. We thereby identify an intermediate level of detail for analyzing social-ecological dynamics, embracing the case specific and context dependent approaches of the social sciences with the generalizable and quantifiable approaches from the natural sciences. In ...
Article Politics of marine conservation area in Indonesia: from a centralised to a decentralised system. This paper aims to analyse the current situation resulting from the Marine Conservation Area (MCA) in Indonesia in terms of the legal framework, ...
Environmental sustainability is an interdisciplinary field that integrates natural and social sciences, humanities, arts, and education in pursuit of balancing human needs and ecological well-being. Environmental professionals research the environmental impacts of human behaviors and what drives these outcomes. Environmental sustainability considers the role of humans in nature and often views humans as embedded within environmental systems.. Majors in Environmental Sustainability at Earlham will leave college ready to address complex environmental problems by identifying social-ecological linkages and causes from multiple perspectives, collecting data to analyze those problems, and proposing possible solutions in collaboration with others. The Major in Environmental Sustainability prepares students for this through a collection of multi-disciplinary courses and a core Environmental Sustainability course sequence that helps students to frame and link those diverse perspectives. In each core ...
Abstract: The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Ecosystems provides data and information on the extent and classification of ecosystems circa 2000, including coastal, cultivated, forest and woodlands, inland water bodies, islands, marine, mountains (elevation), polar, and urban. The data set also includes socioeconomic reporting units and the location of regional MA projects. The data were used in a number of different ways in the assessment, contributing to an understanding of how humans have altered ecosystems, how changes in ecosystem services have affected human well-being, and how ecosystem changes may affect people in future decades ...
The UK National Ecosystem Assessment was finalized and is being published on-line.. Started mid 2009, the assessment led by Robert Watson and Steve Albon, it is the first analysis of the UKs natural environment in terms of the benefits it provides to society and continuing economic prosperity.. The key findings of the assessment were made available on June 2nd (pdf here) while specific technical chapters will be made available through June.. Until then the 87 pages of the synthesis report should keep you busy! Below are some of the main points raised by the assessment:. The authors mention the need to increase food production while at the same time decreasing its negative effects on ecosystem services. In fact, the idea is to harness ecosystem services to actually increase production. This sustainable intensification is what the French call ecological intensification.. ...
Sustainability is a growing field in both the private and public sectors, with job opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. As a graduate with an M.A. in Environmental Sustainability and Decision Making, you will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving global community, directly related to the vision and mission of St. Johns.. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that the job outlook for environmental scientists and specialists will grow by 11 percent (faster than average) through 2024. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) identifies environmental Science as one of the top five projected highest paid mathematics and science majors at the masters degree level. Coupled with projected growth in green jobs, this data shows that the M.A. in Environmental Sustainability and Decision Making is a key opportunity for students interested in environmental sustainability.. Environmental scientists ...
Embodiments include a device and a method. In an embodiment, a device provides a resource manager operable to select a resource management policy likely to provide a substantially optimum execution of an instruction group by comparing an execution of the instruction group pursuant to a first resource management policy applied to a hardware resource and an execution of the instruction group pursuant to a second resource management policy applied to the hardware resource.
The National Park Services draft discussion paper on ecosystem management recommends, The NPS should reduce the barriers to ecosystem approaches that result from artificially separating cultural and natural resources and strive to replace them with collaborative planning, research, and resource management efforts that reflect the real-world integration of material, human and natural features (National Park Service, 1994, Ecosystem Management in the National Park Service: Discussion Draft. NPS, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.). However, arguments concerning the value of archaeological data to ecosystem management fail to recognize the inherent limitations of traditional archaeological data. These limitations revolve around two central issues. First is that much of the data collected since the inception of cultural resource management some 20 years ago is fragmented, incompatible, and arbitrary. Personally I disagree with the first part of the assertion that, Given the wealth ...
B.1 General background The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005) designated invasive alien species (IAS), alongside climate change, habitat destruction, pollution and overexploitation, as one of the main causes of global biodiversity loss. Alien (or non-native, non-indigenous, foreign, exotic, introduced) species (AS) are defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) as a species, subspecies or lower taxon (such as a variety, race, provenance or stock), introduced outside its natural past or present distribution, which includes any part, gametes, seeds, eggs, or propagules of such species that might survive and subsequently reproduce where introduction refers to the movement by human agency, indirect or direct, of an alien species outside of its natural (past or present) range (COP 6, decision VI/23) and invasive alien species (IAS) as an alien species whose introduction and/or spread threaten biological diversity (COP 6, decision VI/23). This COST Action will align to these ...
This thesis studies symbolic power within Uruguays agricultural regime shiftbetween 2000 and 2010. This socio-ecological system (SES) has been changing froman agricultural-livestock farming system to one dominated by intensive cropagriculture. The aim is to understand the role of a natural resource managementprogram (NRMP) within the processes that are leading to a different state. The mainresearch method is a discursive analysis of actors position-taking regarding thechange in agriculture.The main results indicate that: 1) an interacting regime shift took place in Uruguaywhere a new type of agricultural producer was the main driver that generated multipledomain and scale effects; 2) soil erosion as technological and neutral problememerges as a consequence of the struggle between actors interpretations of theagricultural changes; 3) a reorganization cycle takes place in natural resourcemanagement program (NRMP); 4) NRMP promotes a further reorganization ofresources: development of new ...
Sustainable land-use management must account for the potential trade-offs between biodiversity conservation, productive land uses and ecosystem services. In this study, we used Marxan with Zones to generate land use plans that optimize conservation, farming and forestry land uses to reach biodiversity targets while minimizing the opportunity cost for local communities in an inhabited but data-poor National Park in the Andes of Bolivia.. Based on six alternative land-use plans, we identified the synergies and trade-offs between the biodiversity benefits achieved in the different plans and the delivery of four locally important water-related ecosystem services modeled with the web-based tool AguAAndes.. Although we find synergies between the conservation of high altitude Polylepis woodlands and their associated avifauna and three of the ecosystem services investigated, soil erosion levels were actually higher in scenarios with higher achieved biodiversity benefits.. Our study shows how systematic ...
The United Nations discussions on defining a new set of post-2015 development goals focus on poverty eradication and sustainable development. Biodiversity and ecosystem services are essential for poverty eradication, which is also one of the foundations of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Based on an assessment of current proposals of goals and targets, and a quantitative pathway analysis to meet long term biodiversity and food security goals, this paper discusses how biodiversity and ecosystem services can be integrated into a broad set of goals and targets, and concludes with relevant target areas and means of implementation for which specific targets need to be defined. Furthermore, it responds to the call of the CBD to consider the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and the related Aichi biodiversity targets in the post-2015 development agenda. The papers analysis identifies three overlapping but also supplemental ways to integrate biodiversity and
Ciénaga de Zapata National Park and Biosphere Reserve, also known as Gran Parque Natural Montemar Biosphere Reserve, located on the Zapata Peninsula in Matanzas Province of Cuba, is an enormous swampy outcrop, home to mostly untouched and unexplored lush tropical and mangrove forests, perfect for a diverse ecosystem.
tweetthis url=http://wp.me/p5Mdaw-2ER]@lang_lang attends Sustainable Development Summit to help implement #GlobalGoals and promote global education[/tweetthis]. Chinese pianist Lang Lang and his mother Xiulan Zhou met with Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly, on Saturday for a brief chat during the second day of the Sustainable Development Summit.. They discussed Lang Langs desire to support the United Nations on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and to help promote education globally.. After watching the Chinese Presidents speech in the UN General Assembly, Lang Lang visited the UN Social Media team to take a Twitter mirror and show his support for the SDGs.. In 2013 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon designated Lang Lang, a world-renowned concert pianist, as a United Nations Messenger of Peace with the words Music has the power to open hearts and minds.. Lang Lang connects people, not only through his music, but also through his passion to build a better ...
The Ostroms framework was used in order to characterize a small-scale fishery SES in Argentina. Several drivers for potential common-management and some detractors from the current common performance were summarized. Despite small-scale fisheries in the region have been considered as a single group of actors given its common history and interactions over the years, we should recognize that artisanal fishery system is at a bifurcation point. The working definition mentioned in Section 3 characterizes a SES as a bio-geo-physical unit… delimited by spatial or functional boundaries. Today, small-scale fisheries in BBE and MH-PC coastal area might be breaking as an entity and facing a reconfiguration of its functional boundaries. The heterogeneous preferences among users (Cinti et al. 2010) and the divergent characteristics of the SES gave rise to different responses to the problem of resource management: the increasing collective-choice and collective-actions towards sustainable management in ...
Background Habitat loss and overexploitation are among the primary factors threatening populations of many mammal species. Recently, aquatic mammals have been highlighted as particularly vulnerable. Here we test (1) if aquatic mammals emerge as more phylogenetically urgent conservation priorities than their terrestrial relatives, and (2) if high priority species are receiving sufficient conservation effort. We also compare results among some phylogenetic conservation methods. Methodology/Principal Findings A phylogenetic analysis of conservation priorities for all 620 species of Cetartiodactyla and Carnivora, including most aquatic mammals. Conservation priority ranking of aquatic versus terrestrial species is approximately proportional to their diversity. However, nearly all obligated freshwater cetartiodactylans are among the top conservation priority species. Further, ∼74% and 40% of fully aquatic cetartiodactylans and carnivores, respectively, are either threatened or data deficient, more so
Hannah Brumby: Geology. Justin Parker: Building & Construction Technology. William LaVoice: Natural Resources Conservation. Gabbie Furtado: Animal Science. In the last twenty years salmon consumption has skyrocketed, increasing by nearly 250% (FAO). Today the bulk of production comes from salmon farms (OurWorldInData). The EU, the US, and China make up over seventy percent of the global market for Atlantic salmon and consumption is increasing in each place (Williams 2017). Unfortunately salmon farming has proven to be both economically and environmentally unsustainable. Yet production has not stopped due to the high demand. In order to meet peoples demand for salmon, a transition to more sustainable farming practices needs to take place.. Aquaculture is often seen as a solution to problems such as overfishing and economic stagnancy, but it also creates new problems, causing detrimental impacts to the water and ecology surrounding the salmon farm. These effects include decreasing biodiversity, ...
This dataset was compiled as an attempt to understand how natural resource managers and research ecologists in the Great Lakes region integrate the ecosystem services (ES) paradigm into their work. The following text is the adapted abstract from a thesis associated with this data. Ecosystem services, or the benefits people obtain from ecosystems, have gained much momentum in natural resource management in recent decades as a relatively comprehensive approach to provide quantitative tools for improving decision-making and policy design. However, to date we know little about whether and how natural resource practitioners, from natural resource managers to research ecologists (hereafter managers and ecologists respectively), have adopted the ES paradigm into their respective work. Here, we addressed this knowledge gap by asking managers and ecologists about whether and how they have adopted the ES paradigm into their respective work. First, we surveyed federal, state, provincial and tribal managers ...
The EPAR is an annual report voluntarily compiled by the Facilities-led Energy & Environmental Sustainability Team (EES)​. The EES Team conducts research, develops programs, guidelines and policies, and oversees collaborative approaches and processes related to energy and environmental sustainability across all four LMHOs.. EESs goal is to reduce the environmental impacts and increase the resilience of health care facilities. Just as we recognize that health is not simply the absence of disease, we are striving to go beyond simply reducing negative environmental impacts by seeking solutions that restore, renew, and revitalize environmental health across our local and regional communities.. The purpose of this report is to transparently summarize and relay VCH initiatives, progress and results for the 2017 calendar year, and to highlight the team and individuals across the lower mainland health care sector that are striving to green health care facilities, work space, and operations to ...
PAME has teamed up with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) to investigate the current state of the Central Arctic Ocean. Together, they are working on an integrated ecosystem assessment of the waters surrounding the North Pole. These waters are mainly outside national jurisdiction. The objective of their joint ICES/PICES/PAME Working Group on Integrated Ecosystem Assessment for the Central Arctic Ocean (WGICA) is to provide scientific advice and to identify the appropriate authorities on issues such as possible future fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean and the ecosystems sensitivity and vulnerability to shipping-related activities (e.g. seabed mining, dumping, and extraction of marine living resources). This work will contribute to the implementation of ecosystem-based management in the Central Arctic Ocean. ...
The poorer the peoples and the less developed the countries involved, the more profound will be the future effects of desertification, and the greater the potential for tragedy when natural conditions, especially climatic, become difficult.. Desertification should be viewed as a breakdown of the fragile balance that allowed plant, human and animal life to develop in arid, semi-arid and dry subhumid zones. This breakdown of the equilibrium and of the physical, chemical and biological processes that sustain it, represents the start of a process of self-destruction for all elements of the life system. Thus soil vulnerability to wind and water erosion, the lowering of the water-table, the impairment of the natural regeneration of vegetation, the chemical degeneration of soils - themselves all immediate results of desertification - worsen the situation. Desertification feeds on itself.. Consequently, the effects of desertification are extremely serious and often dramatic for the poor populations of ...
Integrated ecosystem assessments (IEA) are a set of approaches for organizing science in order to inform decisions in marine ecosystem assessments at multiple scales and across sectors. IEAs collate and analyse information of a wide range of ecosystem components and pressures. IEAs provide knowledge of the status, changes, relationships, and processes in an ecosystem. Within ICES, several working groups targeting IEA for different geographical areas have been established over the recent years. Despite the ICES IEA WGs being well coordinated, different approaches are being explored and there remains a need for further exchange of methodological expertise and experiences. IEA-Exchange aims to enhance the scientific foundation for an ecosystem approach to management of, in particular, the Norwegian and Barents Seas by transfer of knowledge on methods for IEA from other regions. The intent is a two-way exchange of knowledge so that also the non-Norwegian project members will gain knowledge that can ...
This week International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will present an update on Ecosystems Services during a PIANC-Seminar: Ecosystem Goods and Services: Identification, Assessment and Benefits for Navigation Infrastructure Projects. Following a 2-day colloquium (May 5 and 6) on Ecosystem Services ‒ Challenges and opportunities in managing flowing waters of the German Federal Institute of Hydrology, PIANC will organize the seminar May 7 in Koblenz, Germany.. In the morning plenary presentations will be held, focusing on:. ...
The Garo Hills Elephant Reserve, created in 2001, has never developed an intergrated conservation action plan for elephants despite the fact that both elephant numbers and habitat have been in continous decline for the past twenty-five years.. This project will assist the Meghalaya Forest Department consolidate existing census and research information on elephants in the Garo Hills through consultation with stakeholders, identify conservation needs and knowledge gaps, and produce a Conservation Action Plan for Garo Hills Elephant Reserve.. IEF support will procure remote sensing imagery and produce maps that will be the basis for site specific management actions detailed in the action plan.. ...
Concern about degradation of natural resources has led in the ecological community to the concept of ecosystem services. The intent is to identify more fully what environmental economists would refer to as use values of ecosystems, concrete goods and services that have value, albeit perhaps unrecognized, to the market economy, as opposed to non-use values such as the pleasure of knowing that a natural system exists. The ecological community has also coined the term agroecosystems, recognizing that agricultural lands are, albeit modified through management, ecological systems. As such, conventional food and forest products are the products of ecosystems. Biofuels may be another important ecosystem service. Conventional economic analysis can be applied because these are goods that enter markets in the conventional sense. The values of other ecosystem services are not so explicit in economic data. Here we extend an economic model to explicitly represent the recreation value of ecosystems ...
Come October 1, the city of Hyderabad is going to host the biggest ever global summit in the history of independent India - the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. The event, which is the 11th edition of Conference of Parties (CoP-11) for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), will take place in
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World Press Freedom Day is celebrated every year on 3 May worldwide. It is an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty. 21st Century Media: New Frontiers, New Barriers is the theme of World Press Freedom Day 2011.. By decision 48/432 of 20 December 1993, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 3 May as World Press Freedom Day. Since then, it has been celebrated each year on 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek. The document calls for free, independent, pluralistic media worldwide characterizing free press as essential to democracy and a fundamental human right.. The Declaration of Windhoek is a statement of free press principles as put together by newspaper journalists in Africa during a UNESCO seminar on Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic African Press in Windhoek, Namibia, from 29 ...
The Carbon Calculator [appspot.com] developed by Vizzuality is an interactive mapping tool that reveals the potential contribution of any selected area in the world to climate change mitigation. Using the data delivered by CBD Secretariat (Convention on Biological Diversity), LifeWeb (CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas) and UNEP-WCMC (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre), the online tool calculates rough estimates of user-selected areas on a wide set of parameters, including: the carbon stored in above and below ground live biomass and soil, the percentage overlap with existing protected areas, the status of forests, the restoration potential inside selected areas, the maximum carbon sequestration potential.. As an original approach, the mapping tool allows users to draw a line around their area(s) of interest, or select any protected area, from which the detailed information and statistics are shown.. See also Showing Geo-Located Points with the HexBin Method. Via ...
In Rwanda, institutional responsibility regarding environment and natural resources management falls under several ministries, decentralised entities (districts and sectors), local and international Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), research institutions and/or higher learning institutes. At national level, environmental responsibilities are placed within the Ministry of Natural Resourcse (MINIRENA). It consists of three main units: the lands and mines unit, the environment and forestry unit, and the planning, monitoring and evaluation unit within MINIRENA. The Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) and the Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) are authorities under the MINIRENA.. Within the administrative reforms in 2006, districts have been entrusted with new powers in terms of environmental and natural resources management. The environmental management coordination of districts is ensured by the four provinces and Kigali City. In addition, at each district and sector level, ...
CAD has accomplished a new mission in Sudan as part of the project Forests and REDD+ Human Impact Stories and Video. During the trip, a CAD team filmed and documented several pilot projects and good practices with the potential to be replicated in Sudan and other countries. To achieve that goal, the team has visited the cities of Khartoum, Wad Medani, El Obeid and El-Gadarif.. The World Bank Group hired CAD as firm specialized in audiovisual content to produce, edit, and deliver multimedia products in Sudan, where it develops operations that support forest management and national REDD+ processes.. Main outputs of CADs engagement are the creation and development of several Knowledge and Communication Products including videos to support the implementation of the REDD+ programme and of the Sudan Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project (SSNRMP).. The videos focus on the human perceptions of the benefits arising from investments in sustainable forest management in Sudan. They will also ...
Jordan has a varied biodiversity due to its unique geographic location, which has given rise to a number of distinct ecosystems. These include the Dead Sea salt lake, the fertile Jordan River basins, the corals of the Gulf of Aqaba, the plains of the Badia (desert), the rich northern highlands and the freshwater wetland of Azarq. Jordan is also home to two biosphere reserves - Dana and Mujib - created under the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. MAB combines natural and social sciences, economics and education to improve human livelihoods and safeguard natural ecosystems. Biosphere reserves are places recognized by MAB where there is active local community involvement in their governance and management, research, education, training and monitoring at the service of both socio-economic development and biodiversity conservation. They are thus sites for learning and understanding about sustainable development. Despite the establishment of two biosphere reserves, a large proportion of ...
Sustainable management of national forests and grasslands within the National Forest System (NFS) often requires managers to make tough decisions under considerable uncertainty, complexity, and potential conflict. Resource decisionmakers must weigh a variety of risks, stressors, and challenges to sustainable management, including climate change, wildland fire, invasive species, insects, pests, diseases, demographic shifts, economic conditions, and changing societal values. The craft of natural resource decisionmaking will demand more adaptive qualities in the future and a more flexible toolkit. In light of these current and emerging challenges and the need for science delivery to keep pace with advancements in the disciplines of decision science and risk management, now is a good time to refocus on supporting and enhancing natural resource management decisionmaking. The science of decisionmaking can provide managers with useful concepts and tools to address risks, stressors, and challenges and ...
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The GAP2 event hopes to create a sustainable, profitable and collaborative future for the valuable fishery.. Sustainable management measures will be vital to the future of Britains third most valuable fishery and one which has suffered violent clashes over its stocks during the infamous scallop wars.. Im really looking forward to having the opportunity to discuss the future of the scallop fishery in person with French fishers. I look forward to welcoming everyone to Brixham: a wonderful location for the workshop, a really thriving fishing town. The neutrality provided by the facilitators should underpin some fruitful talks, said Nick Prust, South West Inshore Fishermens Association.. Seafood exports from India have crossed the 1 million tonne mark for the first time, whilst earnings crossed $4.5 billion during 2013-14, according to provisional estimates of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA).. An increase of $1 billion was recorded in just 12 months as exports were ...
February 26, 2019 Contact: David Nickum, Colorado Trout Unlimited 303-440-2937 x1 [email protected] Scott Willoughby, Trout Unlimited 970-390-3676 [email protected] Colorado Trout Unlimited celebrates passage of lands bill House passes bill to restore the Land and Water Conservation Fund and protect public lands (Feb. 26, 2019) Denver, Colo. - The Land and Water Conservation Fund is now one step closer to being permanently re-authorized. With a vote of 363 to 62, the US House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act today, sending the historic package of bills to the Presidents desk. Today the House of Representatives put public lands over politics and passed this important legislation. On behalf of Colorado Trout Unlimiteds 11,000 members, I want to thank Representatives DeGette, Neguse, Tipton, Crow, Lamborn and Perlmutter for voting to support conservation. We deeply appreciate their commitment to investing in Colorados public lands and outdoor recreation, said ...
Sunset at Boswell Landing 2015. Photo: Paul Hosford/U.S. Forest Service. By Jen Ripple. As Americans, we consider ourselves a cultured people and rightfully place high value on the arts. The arts allow us to speak a common language regardless of social, economic or racial barriers.. Nowhere is this more evident than in the great city of Nashville. As the editor-in-chief of an international fly fishing magazine and an avid angler, I view our national monuments, parks and public lands as a form of art.. Like a beautiful painting, the vast open spaces of the Land Between the Lakes is a sight to behold. The morning songbirds there perform with such splendor that even Mozarts Eine Kleine Nachtmusik could be considered inadequate.. This 178,000 acres of public land, which sees over 1.6 million visitors, and brings almost $5 million in revenue to this rural area is open for all to enjoy.. As an angler, conservation of public land like the LBL is as important to me as country music is to Nashville. ...
TSUNAGARI aims to build an international network of researchers to link knowledge to action for the sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services in Asia. The project consists of 4 main objectives: (1) Establishing methodologies to integrate fine-resolution spatial information of ecosystems to broad-scale database; (2) Examining and understanding scale-dependency in the effects of multiple human-induced drivers on the variability in biodiversity and multiple ecosystem services, and in the decision-making processes of biodiversity and multiple ecosystem services used by societies at various levels; (3) Evaluating the importance of ecosystem connectivity (from forest to marine ecosystems) on the variability and changes in biodiversity and multiple ecosystem services, and investigating its effects on interactions among local communities at different sites within a watershed, and on their decision-making; (4) Developing new indicators and models for scenario analysis to achieve sustainable ...
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Genetics driven interventions (GDI) are imperative for ex situ conservation to exhort long-term sustenance of small and isolated populations in captivity as they are more prone to an increased extinction risk due to inbreeding and genetic drift. We investigated constitutive genetic attributes of four captive Red Junglefowl (RJF) populations in India, to facilitate the prioritization of the birds to formulate an effective breeding action plan. All the four RJF populations were found to be evident of significant inbreeding but none of them had exhibited any signature of bottleneck footprints in the recent past. Bayesian cluster analysis revealed three distinct groups among the four captive RJF populations. Interestingly, birds of Kufri population were assigned together with Gopalpur as well as with Morni populations, indicating their shared genetic ancestry. Among the four populations, Morni population displayed the richest genetic attributes and was therefore presumed as a key source of genetic ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-08-18. "Crawford Lake Facts". Conservation Halton. Archived from the original on 2010- ... Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-07-20. "Google Earth". Retrieved 2018-08-18. "Toporama". Atlas of Canada. ... It is located within Crawford Lake Conservation Area, a Regionally Environmentally Sensitive Area, an Ontario Area of Natural ... The Wendat-Huron village has been reconstructed in the conservation area based on many years of work by archaeologists, ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2014-05-08. "The Ganaraska Forest" (PDF). Ganaraska Conservation. Archived from the ... There have been major conservation efforts in recent years. It attracts anglers for salmon and trout. The Ganaraska River ... "Ganaraska River Watershed Plan 2010" (PDF). Ganaraska Conservation. 2010-04-15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-15 ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Float Your Fanny official website. ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-10-18. "Teeswater River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. ... "Teeswater River Watershed Report Card" (PDF). Saugeen Conservation. 2008. Retrieved 2012-10-18. CS1 maint: discouraged ... Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved July 16, 2018. Map 4 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 700,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved March 20, 2021. Google (March 20, 2021). "Watchorn Provincial Park" (Map). Google Maps. ... "Park Planning and Research". Conservation and Climate , Park Facilities and Services. Province of Manitoba. Retrieved March 20 ...
Natural Resources Canada. Google Earth elevation for source coordinates "Credit River Watershed". Credit Valley Conservation. ... Credit Valley Conservation, the local watershed management conservation authority, operates several Conservation Areas ... Fishing the Credit River Steelhead, Salmon and Trout Credit Valley Conservation. ... "Amphibians & Reptiles of the Credit". Credit Valley Conservation. Retrieved 2020-03-15. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ...
Natural Resources Wales. Retrieved 15 March 2020. "Caeau Ffos Fach". Butterfly Conservation. Retrieved 15 March 2020. "Caeau ... "Butterfly Conservation in Wales Annual Newsletter 2013" (PDF). Butterfly Conservation Wales. Retrieved 15 March 2020. " ... while Natural Resources Wales (NRW) also helps manage the site. The reserve was opened in 2003. Since 2006, cattle have been ... The work by the Conservation has led to an increase in the numbers of the butterfly population. A nearby area of Median Farm of ...
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... so do the resource demands imposed on ecosystems and the effects of the human ecological footprint. Natural resources are ... Quantitative assessments of the risk of collapse are used as measures of conservation status and trends. Society is ... When natural resource management is applied to whole ecosystems, rather than single species, it is termed ecosystem management ... Resource inputs are generally controlled by external processes like climate and parent material. Resource availability within ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-19. "Conservation Grants Limited". The Windsor Star. 1963-11-13. p. 21. Retrieved ... In 1963 the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority received a grant for construction of a dam on Jackson Creek. The creek ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved October 22, 2012. "Mississippi River watershed map". Mississippi Valley Conservation. 2009 ... Mississippi Valley Conservation v t e v t e. ...
Natural Resources Forum. 25 (25): 235-244. doi:10.1111/j.1477-8947.2001.tb00765.x. Coordinates: 15°55′00″N 88°45′00″W /  ... "Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute and its implications for conservation" (PDF). Tropical Conservation Science. 2 (1): 11-24 ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-07-25. "Topographic Map sheets 41A2, 41A3". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada ... "Beatty Saugeen River Watershed Report Card" (PDF). Saugeen Conservation. 2008. Retrieved 2010-07-25. Saugeen Valley ...
Hamilton Conservation Authority. November 2007. "Topographic Map sheet 30M4". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010- ... "Map SM-19" (JPG). Hamilton Conservation Authority. Retrieved 2010-10-25. Hamilton- "The Waterfall Capital of the World" (www. ... Nearby attractions include the Bruce Trail, Vinemount Conservation Area, Dofasco 2000 Trail, Battlefield House Museum, Devil's ... Punch Bowl, Devil's Punch Bowl Conservation Area, Erland Lee House. Inaccessible without permission from the owner. Half a ...
Kelso Conservation Area List of rivers of Ontario "Sixteen Mile Creek". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada ... Conservation Halton identifies Sixteen Mile Creek as an excellent fishing site in Oakville and Milton. The entire watershed ... According to Conservation Halton the west branch provides excellent coldwater habitat for brook, brown and rainbow trout. ... The trails link all areas of the community and reflect Oakville's natural, human and built heritage. Heritage trails were ...
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Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-03-04. "Toporama - Topographic Map Sheet 31C11". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources ... The small Deerock Conservation Area operated by Quinte Conservation at the southeast of the lake and at the end of Deer Rock ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Moira River Watershed" (PDF). Quinte Conservation. Archived from the original (PDF) on ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Deerock Lake Photo Gallery at Quinte Conservation v t e. ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2014-04-19. "Watershed Report Card 2013" (PDF). Grey Sauble Conservation. 2013. Archived ... The river's drainage basin is under the auspices of Grey Sauble Conservation. The river begins in a field in Clearview, Simcoe ...
Canada, Natural Resources (May 25, 2015). "Forest land ownership". www.nrcan.gc.ca. Graham Duggan (2018). "The World's Biggest ... The National Marine Conservation Areas Act established a system of national marine conservation areas in 2002. The primary ... Natural Resources Canada. 2005. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-7705-1198-2. Luckert, Martin K.; Haley, David; Hoberg, George (2012). Policies ... "Casting the bottom line on the blue planet". Natural Resources Canada. Archived from the original on 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2008 ...
"Drostre Bank Natural Data Form" (PDF). Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Retrieved 4 March 2020. An Inventory of the Ancient ... The site has been grazed by local farmlife since the 1970s, although Natural Resources Wales estimate that it may have started ... "Core Management Plan for Drostre Bank SAC" (PDF). Natural Resources Wales. Retrieved 4 March 2020. "Dristre Wood". The Wildlife ... The Joint Nature Conservation Committee lists around 56% of the area as being made up of deciduous woodland. Around 37% is ...
"Ogallala Aquifer Initiative 2011 Report" (PDF). Natural Resources Conservation Service. United States Department of Agriculture ... Papers in Natural Resources. Paper 116. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1117&context= ... Human and natural processes over the past 60 to 70 years, including irrigation density, climate, and nitrogen applications, ... Preliminary report on the geology and water resources of Nebraska west of the one hundred and third meridian. In: Walcott, C.D ...
Conservation of natural resources. Threats to the environment and protection against them 502 The environment and its ... Subterranean (25) Natural flat ground (at, above or below sea level). The ground in its natural condition, cultivated or ... Physical resources management 005.94 Knowledge management 005.95/.96 Personnel management. Human Resources management 006 ... Cultural history 94 General =1/=9 Languages (natural and artificial) =1/=8 Natural languages =1/=2 Indo-European languages =1 ...
Natural Resources Conservation Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture Handbook 436 (PDF). United States Dept. of Agriculture, ... Naturel Resources Conservation Service. Retrieved November 22, 2019. The Twelve Soil Orders: Soil Taxonomy Archived 26 March ... Soil Soil classification Soil horizon Soil in the United States World Reference Base for Soil Resources Donovan, Alan (1981-08- ... 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Soil & Land Resources Division, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Idaho ...
"New members appointed to Natural Resources Conservation Board". Natural Resources Conservation Board. July 11, 2002. Archived ... The Alberta government appointed to sit as an Acting member on the Natural Resources Conservation Board in 2002. Normandin, P.G ...
Soil Conservation Service, United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service. p 73. v t e. ... and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District. Retrieved 10/26/13. "Voice of the Salt Valley Lakes 2013", Voice News, ... Nebraska Game and Parks Department, and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District. Retrieved 10/26/13. U.S. Dept. of ...
Natural Resources Conservation Service. Retrieved Mar 4, 2014. Roberts, Albert Hubbard (Jan 1927). "The Dade Massacre". The ... Natural Resources Conservation Service. Retrieved Mar 4, 2014. National Cooperative Soil Survey (Jun 2004). "Sparr Series". ... officials from the Department of Natural Resources proposed to let the grass and scrub habitat return to its natural state, but ... In an effort to restore the park to the conditions at the time of the battle, the Division of Natural Resources removed the ...
"Invasive and Noxious Weeds: Federal Noxious Weeds". Natural Resources Conservation Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture. " ... The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has had an active program to control giant hogweed since 2008. In ... "Heracleum mantegazzianum". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States ... "NYSDEC Giant Hogweed Control Program". New Paltz, N.Y.: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Archived from ...
Natural Resources Defense Council. 18 October 2002. Retrieved 1 January 2011. "Conservation Hall of Fame". Indiana Wildlife ... She died of natural causes on October 5, 2019. In 1987 Botts was honored by the United Nations Environmental Program for making ... In 2009 she was among the first inductees into the newly created Indiana Conservation Hall of Fame in Indianapolis. In 2008 ... The film, which depicts the natural history, the course of industrial development, and subsequent environmental restoration in ...
pond-lily". Natural Resources Conservation Service. USDA. Padgett, D. J. (2007). "A Monograph of Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae)" (PDF). ... ISBN 978-0-8117-1367-2. Etymology of Nuphar, same as French Nenuphar (in French). "Genus: Nuphar Sm". Germplasm Resources ... Keddy, P.A. (2010). Wetland Ecology: Principles and Conservation (2nd edition). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN ...
blue eyed mary". Natural Resources Conservation Service. Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map "Collinsia ...
Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-03-02. "Sturgeon River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. ... List of rivers of Ontario "Severn Sound Headwaters 2007 Report Card" (PDF). Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. Archived ...
The isotopic ecology of fossil vertebrates and conservation paleobiology (PDF). The Paleontological Society Papers. 15. pp. 95- ... Groombridge, B.; Jenkins, M. (2002). World Atlas of Biodiversity: Earth's Living Resources in the 21st Century. World ... A food web (or food cycle) is a natural interconnection of food chains and a graphical representation (usually an image) of ... Another name for food web is consumer-resource system. Ecologists can broadly lump all life forms into one of two categories ...
Mayo Clinic (2007). Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine: The New Approach to Using the Best of Natural Therapies and ... CAM includes such resources perceived by their users as associated with positive health outcomes. Boundaries within CAM and ... natural' equals good and safe despite plenty of evidence to the contrary." ... as far as the human body is concerned, 'natural ... a) Misinterpreted natural course - the individual gets better without treatment. b) Placebo effect or false treatment effect - ...
Natural regions of South America. *Physiographic divisions. *Volcanism of Brazil. *Highlands. *Brazil geography stubs ...
ANDERSON, M. KAT (2005-01-01). "Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources". Tending the ... Other forms of natural farmingEdit. Ladybirds consume aphids and are considered beneficial by natural farmers that apply ... Natural farming recognizes soils as a fundamental natural asset. Ancient soils possess physical and chemical attributes that ... Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources (1 ed.). University of California Press. ISBN ...
Krogh, David (2010), Biology: A Guide to the Natural World (5th ed.), Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, p. 463, ISBN 978-0- ... But large leaf size favors efficiency in photosynthesis and water conservation, involving further trade offs. On the other hand ... and will usually continue to grow as long as they have the resources to do so. ... Arber, Agnes (1950). The Natural Philosophy of Plant Form. CUP Archive. GGKEY:HCBB8RZREL4.. .mw-parser-output cite.citation{ ...
"The Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History: 231-248.. *^ Anonymous (1937). Proceedings of the Royal Society of ... and conservation biology of the mottled duck (Anas fulvigula)". Conservation Genetics. 2 (2): 87-102. doi:10.1023/A: ... Adams, Mary (October 1995). Ecosystem Matters: Activity and Resource Guide for Environmental Educators. DIANE Publishing. ISBN ... "Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds" (PDF). Official Journal of the European Union. Archived ...
Wolman, Abel G (2006). "Measurement and meaningfulness in conservation science". Conservation Biology. 20 (6): 1626-1634. doi: ... despite Michell's characterization as its being quite at odds with measurement in the natural sciences (Michell, 1999). ... Wikiversity has learning resources about Level of measurement. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Level ...
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics Categoria:Agricultural and natural resource ... Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation JEL: Q30 - Geral. JEL: Q31 - Demand and Supply. JEL: Q32 - Exhaustible Resources and ... JEL: Q34 - Natural Resources and Domestic and International Conflicts. JEL: Q33 - Resource Booms. JEL: Q38 - Government Policy ... JEL: P28 - Natural Resources; Energy; Environment. JEL: P29 - Outros. JEL: P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions ...
Conservation Biology. *^ Degraaf, R.M., and D.D. Rudis. (1983). Amphibians and Reptiles of New England, Habitats and Natural ... Pickerel Frog, Natural Resources Canada. Taxon identifiers. Lithobates palustris. *Wikidata: Q28035920. *Wikispecies: ... This guide discusses identification, distribution, lifestyle and ecology, and the conservation status of Rana palustris. ... International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 August 2014.. .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}. ...
"The Cranes: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan". Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. Northern Prairie Wildlife ... Australian Biological Resources Study (16 April 2014). "Species Grus (Mathewsia) rubicunda (Perry, 1810)". Australian Faunal ... formed a natural group on the basis of similarities in their calls. This was further confirmed by molecular studies of their ... However, their conservation status varies from state to state within Australia. For example, the brolga is listed as threatened ...
Resource Mobilization in Sri Lanka's Health Sector - Rannan-Eliya, Ravi P. & De Mel, Nishan, Harvard School of Public Health & ... Conservation medicine studies the relationship between human and animal health, and environmental conditions. Also known as ... or natural medicine. These terms are often considered interchangeable, even though some authors may prefer one or the other ... justice - concerns the distribution of scarce health resources, and the decision of who gets what treatment (fairness and ...
The storm is contracting into a rope-like tube and, due to conservation of angular momentum, winds can increase at this point.[ ... "Natural Disasters: Tornadoes". BBC Science and Nature. BBC. Archived from the original on 2002-10-14. Retrieved 2009-12-13 ... Resources from Wikiversity *NOAA Storm Events Database 1950-present. *European Severe Weather Database ... which forces the winds within the funnel to weaken due to conservation of angular momentum.[26] Multiple-vortex tornadoes can ...
The natural bait used may be alive or dead. Common natural baits for both fresh and saltwater fishing include worms, leeches, ... Mandatory catch and release also exists in the Republic of Ireland where it was introduced as a conservation measure to prevent ... JD Rose JD, R Arlinghaus, SJ Cooke, BK Diggles, W Sawynok, ED Stevens and CDL Wynne (2012) http://anglingcymru.org.uk/resources ... The natural bait angler, with few exceptions, will use a common prey species of the fish as an attractant. ...
"Heritage Conservation Plan: Newtown Jerpoint County Kilkenny" (PDF). An Chomhairle Oidhreachta/The Heritage Council. 2007. p. ... The Saint Nicholas Center - comprehensive Saint Nicholas related information and resources.. *Saint Nicholas Center: Who is ... there have been several natural explanations proposed for the manna fluid, including the transfer of seawater to the tomb by ...
"Conservation and Society. 11 (3): 291-319. doi:10.4103/0972-4923.121034.. *^ Frog goes extinct, media yawns. The Guardian. 27 ... "American Museum of Natural History.. *^ MacPhee, Ross D.E.; Marx, Preston (1997). "The 40,000-year Plague: Humans, Hyperdisease ... Human consumption of food and water resources is also projected to double by this time.[220] ... "Conservation Letters: e12627. doi:10.1111/conl.12627.. *^ Wilcox, Christie (October 17, 2018). "Human-caused extinctions have ...
Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. World Conservation Union. ISBN 2-8317-0786-2.. [page needed] ... "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale" - via www.gutenberg.org.. ... Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs - 2004 Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. canids.org. Retrieved 14 August 2013 ... Conservation genetics: case histories from nature. Norwell, Massachusetts, USA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 75-118. ISBN 0- ...
Animals need certain resources to survive, and when these resources become rare during certain parts of the year animals tend ... Wallace's system was based on both birds and vertebrates, including non-flying mammals, which better reflect the natural ... Species distribution models (SDMs) can be used to assess climate change impacts and conservation management issues. Species ... Due to limited resources, populations may be evenly distributed to minimize competition,[9] as is found in forests, where ...
... commitment to the protection of natural resources, wildlife and water quality values during mining and restoration operations". ... In 2012, Arch Coal became the first energy company to earn the Conservation Legacy Award from the National Museum of Forest ... In June 2013, Arch Coal announced the planned sale of its Canyon Fuel Company LLC subsidiary to Bowie Resources, LLC. Canyon ... News Release - Arch Coal to Divest Non-Core Utah Operations to Bowie Resources for $435 Million in Cash ...
Natural Resource Modeling 16:465-475 *^ Maunder, M.N. (2001) Integrated Tagging and Catch-at-Age Analysis (ITCAAN). In Spatial ... Conservation Biology. 21 (4): 945-955. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00743.x. PMID 17650245.. ... This is an example of linear optimization.[13] In more complex cases, where more than one resource f is devoted to more than ... The capture probability is often defined as a two-variable model, in which f is defined as the fraction of a finite resource ...
... industry has led to complex and continuing debates with the whaling industry about the best use of whales as a natural resource ... As of 2013, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recognized 86 cetacean species, 40 of which are ... Gormley, Gerard (1990). Orcas of the Gulf: A Natural History. Lincoln, NE: toExcel. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-595-01118-6.. ... Antarctic Ocean and Resources Variability. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 292-296. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-73724-4_25. ISBN 978- ...
Animal Biodiversity & Conservation. vol 27, no 1. p. 59-72.. *McNeil R. (1982). Winter Resident Repeats and Returns of Austral ... Academy of Natural Sciences of P. (1999). Prothonotary warbler: Protonotaria citrea. Birds of North America. vol 0, no 408. p. ... Lefebvre G & Poulin B. (1996). Seasonal abundance of migrant birds and food resources in Panamanian mangrove forests. Wilson ... Ph.D. (2000). Landscape metrics to assess habitat suitability for conservation bird species in the southeastern United States. ...
... and resource conservation. They may be involved in designing and constructing plants as a project engineer. Chemical engineers ... Natural gas processing. *Nuclear reprocessing. *Oil exploration. *Oil refinery. *Petroleum engineering. *Pharmaceutical ...
Its unique ecosystem made it an invaluable resource for study. However, the Millhopper was often used by students as a place to ... The formation was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places ( ... in part for its surviving Civilian Conservation Corps infrastructure) in 2017. *. Park entrance sign ...
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 May 2006.. *. Pendell, Dale (2002). Pharmakodynamis: Stimulating ... "Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture ( ... Consumption of the plant's leaves in its natural state is also permitted in Israel.[5] The plant has been targeted by anti-drug ... Additionally, the Somali Resource Centre indicated that the ban seemed to have been effective, and that the prohibition had all ...
These exotic species monopolize the ecosystem's resources, and since they have no natural predators to decrease their growth, ... Conservation Biology 3:251-264 *^ Dayton, P.K., M.J. Tegner, P.B. Edwards, and K.L. Riser. 1998. Sliding baselines, ghosts, and ... When the prey's food resources disappear, they starve and may go extinct as well. If the prey species is herbivorous, then ... The prey is then able to overexploit its own food resources, until the population numbers decrease in abundance, which can lead ...
Sease, C Anderson, C (1994). Preventive conservation at the Field Museum" Preventive conservation: practice, theory and ... and members of the general public as an resource for research, exhibition development and educational programs. The 275,000 ... The Field Museum of Natural History, also known as The Field Museum, is a natural history museum in the city of Chicago, and is ... The Regenstein Pacific Conservation Laboratory - 1,600-square-foot (150 m2) conservation and collections facility. Visitors can ...
Missoula, Montana: Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 2, ... Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2019. Archived from the original on December 1, 2019. Retrieved December 1, 2019.. ... "Natural Resources. Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Commonwealth of Kentucky. 2019. Archived from the original on July ... Des Moines, Iowa: Iowa Department of Natural Resources. April 17, 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 25, 2018. ...
Resource demands are expected to ease as population growth declines, but it is unclear whether mass food wastage and rising ... "Host Plant Resistance and Conservation of Genetic Diversity". Radcliffe's IPM World Textbook. University of Minnesota. March ... in the form of natural gas-derived fertilizers, oil-derived pesticides, and hydrocarbon-fueled irrigation, and that many crops ... Researchers predict that similar cases of resource scarcity will grow more common as the world population increases.[132] ...
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  • The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is the lead federal conservation agency on private lands. (volunteermatch.org)
  • The United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA") Natural Resources Conservation Service ("NCRS") promulgated a final rule on October 26th in the Federal Register making revisions to the Environmental Quality Incentives. (jdsupra.com)
  • The United States Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides technical assistance to farmers and other private landowners and managers. (wikimedia.org)
  • The United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA") published an August 28th Federal Register Notice and issued a final rule addressing the highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation provisions of the Food Security Act of. (jdsupra.com)
  • The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service ("NRCS") issued a National Bulletin ("Bulletin") titled: Refining Source Water Protection Local Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021 - The. (jdsupra.com)
  • The United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Pathways Internship Program is currently open in 19 states and American Samoa. (unityinc.org)
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a federal agency in the United States Department of Agriculture, is one of the oldest government agencies of its kind. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • The aim is to direct and distill the thoughts of these outstanding scientists by compiling compelling case histories in molecular ecology as they apply to natural resource management. (cambridge.org)
  • Conservation Ecology 5 (2): 14. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • Sacred Ecology: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Resource Management. (springer.com)
  • George Peterken compares the ecology of both North American and European forests, to produce a fascinating account of woodland natural history for all those concerned with woodland management and ecology. (cambridge.org)
  • Natural Woodland is a fascinating account of woodland natural history for all concerned with the management and ecology of natural and commercial woodlands. (cambridge.org)
  • Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management explores the utility of historical ecology in a management and conservation context and the development of concepts related to understanding future ranges of variability. (wiley.com)
  • Conservation Ecology 5 (2): 29. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • A Ph.D. in Conservation Biology, Ecology, Zoology or related field. (uga.edu)
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has its own volunteer branch called the Earth Team. (volunteermatch.org)
  • Earth Team Volunteers work side by side NRCS employees in the conservation of natural resources on private land. (volunteermatch.org)
  • Brady Brazell, NRCS Civil Engineering Technician and Julie Tosten, NRCS Soil Conservation Technician, admire the goats taking a walk around the farm. (usda.gov)
  • USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is working with Land's Sake , a non-profit organization in Weston, Mass., to improve soil health and to install an irrigation system and a high tunnel on their working organic farm. (usda.gov)
  • NRCS offers these services to private land owners, conservation districts, tribes, and other types of organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mission of the NRCS is to address natural resource conservation on private lands. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • NRCS defines "conservation" as wise use of natural resources - soil, water, air, plant, and animal - in order to sustain productivity for current and future generations. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • The Soil Conservation Act of 1935 created a relationship between the RCDs and NRCS. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • NRCS does its best to ensure that local conservation concerns are met and to balance specific local needs with a national conservation effort. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • To accomplish this mission, the NRCS employs a local District Conservationist to work directly with local Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) and Resource Conservation and Development Councils (RC&Ds). (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • NRCS offers voluntary programs to eligible landowners and agricultural producers to provide financial and technical assistance to help manage natural resources in a sustainable manner. (peakstoprairies.org)
  • The Nebraska Soil Carbon Project is a collaboration between the two Natural Resources Districts (NRDs), Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS), The Nature Conservancy, Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, Cargill, Target, and McDonald's. (nrdnet.org)
  • The underlying theme is that natural woodlands should form a basis for forest management, policies and practices. (cambridge.org)
  • The new landowner guide focuses on conservation practices for Oregon white oak and California black oak habitats. (klamathbird.org)
  • Through these programs the agency approves contracts to provide financial assistance to help plan and implement conservation practices that address natural resource concerns or opportunities to help save energy, improve soil, water, plant, air, animal and related resources on agricultural lands and non-industrial private forest land. (peakstoprairies.org)
  • This project will provide greater financial incentives to producers who utilize key conservation practices in central Nebraska. (nrdnet.org)
  • It is a win-win situation, as this systems approach gives companies a way to meet part of their greenhouse gas reduction goals while supporting farmers who are implementing conservation practices. (nrdnet.org)
  • Interested in adding conservation practices to your acres? (nrdnet.org)
  • USDA pays 75% of the value of land enrolled in 30-year easements, plus 75% of the average cost of the approved conservation practices. (forestindustry.com)
  • Preference will be given to candidates that specialize in urban conservation issues and whose projects can inform resource managers, and advance conservation and stewardship practices impacting the Great Lakes region. (uga.edu)
  • The approach is intended to provide long-term certainty for murrelet conservation practices, and for public services and local jobs that rely on revenue from timber harvests on state trust lands. (kbkw.com)
  • SCA in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is seeking to recruit a cohort of Natural Resource Stewards (SCA Interns) to serve on public lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountain Parks during the 2021 field season. (thesca.org)
  • Portail canadien de connaissances sur la conservation et la gestion des terres, 2021, Ressources naturelles Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Connexion de recherches : Les effets cumulatifs, 2 p. (gc.ca)
  • Would you recommend Natural Resources Conservation Service? (volunteermatch.org)
  • Do you want to stay connected with the Natural Resources Conservation Service? (govdelivery.com)
  • The Earth Team volunteer Program is the volunteer arm of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. (volunteermatch.org)
  • The service was transferred to the Department of Agriculture on March 23, 1935, and was shortly thereafter combined with other USDA units to form the Soil Conservation Service by the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act of 1935. (wikipedia.org)
  • As part of the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994, the agency was renamed the Natural Resources Conservation Service during the tenure of Chief Paul Johnson. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service draws on a long history of helping people help the land. (topgovernmentgrants.com)
  • Send me news and updates on protecting the great outdoors through conservation and service. (thesca.org)
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • About the Natural Resources Conservation Service and its partnership with RCD. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • The agency was essentially initiated by landowners, as the Soil Conservation Service, during the "Dust Bowl" era of the 1930s. (rcdsantacruz.org)
  • Greg Hayward, Regional Wildlife Ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service in Alaska is a population ecologist with a passion for helping resource managers understand the trade-offs associated with difficult land management decisions. (wiley.com)
  • The workshops facilitated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service strived to define, design and deliver efficient and effective conservation strategies that maintain the ecological benefits of managing wildlife and marine environments. (msstate.edu)
  • The document, entitled Restoring Oak Habitats in Southern Oregon and Northern California: A Guide for Private Landowners , emerged from a collaborative project involving a suite of private and public conservation partners, including the Bureau of Land Management (Medford District), US Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Klamath Basin Audubon Society, Oregon State University, American Bird Conservancy, and Klamath Siskiyou Oak Network. (klamathbird.org)
  • The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service has partnered with The Nature Conservancy to support sustainable forests and carbon market development in targeted areas of Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky through the Healthy Forest Reserve Program. (forestindustry.com)
  • The main programs include: The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides assistance to landowners to help them improve their soil, water and related natural resources, including grazing lands, wetlands, and wildlife habitat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wildlife Conservation also encourages the appreciation and enjoyment of observing wildlife, catalogs and distributes information on occurrences of rare plants, animals and natural communities, participates in cooperative habitat management with private and corporate landowners, and leads the agency's conservation education efforts. (georgiawildlife.com)
  • The guide also includes supplemental resources for private landowners, including a list of organizations that will assist with private lands restoration as well as step-by-step instructions for monitoring birds to track the return of native wildlife following oak restoration activities. (klamathbird.org)
  • A series of presentations by restoration professionals, agency managers, wildlife biologists, and private landowners will highlight current oak restoration and management approaches, the habitat value of oaks for birds and other native wildlife, and how landowners can access technical resources and funding for restoration. (klamathbird.org)
  • It was developed for local decision-makers, conservation practitioners, large landowners, and community leaders across the state. (cakex.org)
  • Conservation and enhancement of natural resources ," 2020 vision briefs 8, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). (repec.org)
  • Join the MSU Extension Conservation Stewards Program for a FREE webinar series on various Tuesdays in October, November, and December 2020. (msu.edu)
  • SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is beginning the search for conservation police officer trainees with the intent to hire up to 25 officers in December. (herald-review.com)
  • Land's Sake's mission is to connect people with the land through farming and forestry through educational programs on their farm and local conservation lands. (usda.gov)
  • The farm was recently awarded a forestry grant from the Massachusetts Urban and Community Forestry Program and works with the Weston Conservation Commission to harvest cordwood on town conservation lands. (usda.gov)
  • Its mission is to improve, protect, and conserve natural resources on private lands through a cooperative partnership with state and local agencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) was another consolidation effort of the 2014 Farm Bill, which includes the former Grasslands Reserve Program, Farm, and Ranch Lands Protection Program, and Wetlands Reserve Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tens of millions of acres of Boreal Forest lands and waters have been or are now being proposed and advocated for conservation by Indigenous governments and communities across Canada. (nrcm.org)
  • This half-day event will be held at several properties in the Colestin Valley between Ashland and Yreka, where a large-scale private lands oak conservation partnership program has been underway for the past decade. (klamathbird.org)
  • The HFRP offers financial assistance in the form of easement payments for specific conservation actions on private forest and tribal lands. (forestindustry.com)
  • After 20 years of people and ecosystems held in limbo, we are now closer than ever to achieving long-term legal certainty for marbled murrelet conservation, our trust beneficiaries and ongoing timber harvest," said Commission of Public Lands Hilary Franz, who chairs the BNR. (kbkw.com)
  • Chief among the resources to be sustainably managed are soils and forests. (repec.org)
  • Natural forests, like those at Ellsworth Creek NRCA, are extremely rare in Willapa Hills of southwest Washington. (wa.gov)
  • Forests, Trees, and Water Resource Preservation. (springer.com)
  • A fund created in memory of Rita Kremer & Frank & Mercedes Tenorio by their family to support conservation efforts in the Northern Forests in Vilas County, with a focus on loon, eagle, and osprey conservation efforts (2007). (wisconservation.org)
  • Human expansion, resource extraction and climate change are an increasing threat to biodiversity in the world's forests. (gc.ca)
  • Yet boreal forests are good candidates for conservation status. (gc.ca)
  • DNR will prepare a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement assessing the preferred alternative and submit a draft Habitat Conservation Plan Amendment to the USFWS by the spring of 2018. (kbkw.com)
  • The issue of recognising and acknowledging the importance of traditional knowledge, creativity and innovativeness of the grassroot level people in biodiversity conservation has been debated for a long time. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Some unique ways of utilising traditional knowledge in biodiversity conservation by the local tribes have been discussed in the article. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The workshop brought in over 50 participants to address the challenges of creating a sustainable balance of natural and cultural wildlife interrelationships with the growth of urbanization and economic development, and determining the potential impact to habitat associated with threatened and endangered species. (msstate.edu)
  • The Board of Natural Resources (BNR) selected a path forward to protect the marbled murrelet and comply with the Endangered Species Act. (kbkw.com)
  • In 2019, 12 Natural Resources/Conservation, General students graduated with students earning 6 Master's degrees, 4 Doctoral degrees, and 2 Certificates. (universities.com)
  • In 2019, 1 Natural Resources/Conservation, General students graduated with students earning 1 Certificate. (universities.com)
  • After consideration by the USFWS - their final response is expected in 2019 - the BNR will adopt a final Marbled Murrelet Long Term Conservation Strategy. (kbkw.com)
  • The 22 papers in this symposium highlight the program and its contribution to increasing minority professionals in forestry and natural resources conservation. (usda.gov)
  • Combined lecture and hands-on field course on theory and practice of natural resource conservation planning. (hawaii.edu)
  • Knowledge, Learning and the Evolution of Conservation Practice for Social-Ecological System Resilience. (springer.com)
  • Info concerning UCI natural resource conservation, registering in a technical training program, and taking practice exams for free online. (naturalresourceconservation.net)
  • Info concerning Umass natural resource conservation, registering for required degree courses, and taking practice exams for free online. (naturalresourceconservation.net)
  • Conservation of Natural Resources: Using the Campus as a Learning Laboratory is a course in which we examine the interactions between humans and the rest of the natural world from an environmental science perspective, using our campus as a laboratory to investigate our personal, community and societal impacts. (carleton.edu)
  • 1) the ecological impacts of urbanization or urban attributes on native fish and mussels, 2) evaluating the efficacy of management/restoration efforts and how they may be adapted to better meet conservation objectives, or 3) supporting Federal, State, municipal, or local stakeholders efforts to mitigate or enhance urban aquatic environments. (uga.edu)
  • New Hampshire's natural resources are facing growing challenges due to the impacts of climate change. (unh.edu)
  • Fortunately, there are a variety of actions communities can take to address these impacts and protect healthy natural resources, with benefits for both people and wildlife. (unh.edu)
  • The Indiana DNR bovine tuberculosis surveillance team earned the Excellence in Conservation Award from the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Agency for their bovine tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring efforts in 2016. (purdue.edu)
  • We will explore conservation efforts and innovative ecosystem-based management approaches in Michigan. (msu.edu)
  • Similar approaches are part of land management and conservation in Europe and Australia. (wiley.com)
  • Nature-based solutions use natural systems, mimic natural processes, or work in tandem with traditional approaches to address these specific hazards. (cakex.org)
  • The CSD Interactive Data Map is a simple online Geographic Information System that allows the user to overlay various data sets to aid in decision making and answer basic questions regarding Nebraska's Natural Resources and Geology. (unl.edu)
  • A large proportion of job performance will be judged on the ability to manage an applied aquatic research program that adheres to the conservation priorities of the aquarium, and regularly publish results in peer-reviewed journals. (uga.edu)
  • Meeting food and livelihood security needs in developing countries will require the conservation and enhancement of natural resources that contribute to agricultural production. (repec.org)
  • One example is the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP), set up to quantify the benefits of agricultural conservation efforts promoted and supported by programs in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (2002 Farm Bill). (wikipedia.org)
  • The "Conservation" title of the Farm Bill (Title II in the 2014 bill) provides the funding to agricultural producers, and a conservation plan must be included. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is an emerging concept, understood as "the responsible and broad-based management of the land, water, forest, and biological resources base (including genes) needed to sustain agricultural productivity and avert degradation of potential productivity" (CGIAR-INRM-Group 1999). (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • The Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GCPO LCC) in conjunction with the Geosystems Research Institute (GRI) and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES) hosted a multi-agency workshop to provide a forum for the conservation community to share ideas and pool available resources. (msstate.edu)
  • The majority of the mountainous population of Arunachal Pradesh depends upon agricultural and forest resources for their livelihood, which these communities sustain with their rich and varied traditional ecological knowledge. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The National Natural Resources Conservation Foundation (NNRCF) is a nonprofit private organization established by the 1996 farm bill (P.L. 104-127) to promote and fund innovative solutions to conservation issues through effective partnerships. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible in the United States. (vnrc.org)
  • Klamath Bird Observatory, based in Ashland, Oregon, is a scientific non-profit organization that achieves bird conservation in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the migratory ranges of the birds of our region. (klamathbird.org)
  • Producers in the Upper Big Blue and Central Platte Natural Resources Districts, the Nebraska Soil Carbon Project is ready to enroll your acres! (nrdnet.org)
  • According to this circular decided that the participation of civil society organizations to participate conserve natural resources through work, local or patrol with the authorities of Land and park ranger forest. (ngoforum.org.kh)
  • He is currently Chief Conservation Science Officer at PRBO Conservation Science in California and is a visiting faculty member at the University of Western Australia in Perth. (wiley.com)
  • Closer to home, Ana contributes to the stewardship of the University of California's Natural Reserve System, comprised of a network of 756,000 acres of natural areas throughout California, by serving on its Board of Councilors. (berkeley.edu)
  • We developed our award-winning conservation model in the ruggedly beautiful and wildlife-rich Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion of southern Oregon and northern California, and we now apply this model more broadly to care for our shared birds throughout their annual cycles. (klamathbird.org)
  • Lab activities vary from looking at resource use on campus (water used on campus grounds, garbage audit) to a drawing exercise to illustrate the flow of energy and matter through ecosystems. (carleton.edu)
  • For each topic, we will take a closer look at diverse cultural perspectives, unique natural communities that make up the ecosystems in our state, innovative conservation partnerships which celebrate ecosystem heritage, efforts to connect people to nature, and ongoing restoration efforts in Michigan. (msu.edu)
  • Because lemurs are flagship species in Madagascar, they are an appropriate taxon to help monitor the success of current efforts in Madagascar to protect intact, functioning ecosystems and to manage forest resources sustainably (Kremen et al. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • The creation of large protected areas from naturally functioning ecosystems that are largely without anthropogenic activity is viewed as an important option for maintaining the persistence of biodiversity and for allowing natural ecological and evolutionary processes to continue. (gc.ca)
  • The Wildlife Conservation Section conserves and protects wildlife species not hunted or fished for, native plants and their habitats through public education, research and management. (georgiawildlife.com)
  • Further, "Since decisions involving wildlife conservation often are paid for by the taxpayer, it is important that these decisions are come by in the most transparent and defensible manner possible. (msstate.edu)
  • WALDORF Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP), Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) and the Wildlife Conservation Enforcement Fund, Inc. (WCEF) have partnered to broaden Maryland s conservation enforcement capabilities. (somd.com)
  • Until the 1970s, environmental conservation, food security, and rural economic development were treated as independent sectors. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • Many environmental conservation departments will have advanced placement testing available if you're seeking college credit via the AP environmental science exam. (naturalresourceconservation.net)
  • The book will be particularly timely as science-based management is once again emphasized in United States federal land management and as an understanding of the potential effects of climate change becomes more widespread among resource managers. (wiley.com)
  • Learn how to balance the social, economic, cultural, and aesthetic considerations associated with the world's natural resources so you can help fight climate change, protect the environment, and shape our future and planet. (ubc.ca)
  • How will climate change affect natural resources? (unh.edu)
  • Traditional institutional rules, values, and beliefs help support conservation regimes of natural resources in many indigenous communities. (springer.com)
  • This action, the selection of a preferred alternative for the Marbled Murrelet Long Term Conservation Strategy (MMLTCS), will take the form of a Habitat Conservation Plan Amendment (HCPA). (kbkw.com)
  • This decision has been 20 years in the making since the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) voluntarily entered into a Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) with the federal government in 1997. (kbkw.com)
  • Additionally, the group will propose ways to aid in the recovery of the marbled murrelet outside of the legally defined Habitat Conservation Plan. (kbkw.com)
  • Conservation easements have successfully protected hundreds of thousands of acres of productive forestland in Vermont and millions of acres of open space in the United States. (vnrc.org)
  • Social Taboos: "Invisible" Systems of Local Resource Management and Biological Conservation. (springer.com)
  • Drever, C.R. Biological Conservation. (gc.ca)
  • The proposed Act is designed to incent innovation, create economic opportunities, reinforce water infrastructure and promote water conservation. (mondaq.com)
  • Optimizing systems and improving water conservation. (mondaq.com)
  • Enable government to demonstrate leadership through considering water conservation in procurement and through conservation planning by all public agencies. (mondaq.com)
  • Part IV of the Act allows the making of regulations requiring public agencies including municipalities and government ministries to: prepare water conservation plans, achieve water conservation targets, ensure that goods and services or making capital investments to consider technologies to promote the efficient use of water resources. (mondaq.com)
  • the code with reference to standards for water conservation. (mondaq.com)
  • John Wiens is a landscape ecologist and conservation scientist who was on the faculties of several universities in the United States before joining The Nature Conservancy as Chief Scientist in 2002. (wiley.com)
  • Majoring in natural resource conservation, for example, can give you an advantage in job recruiting in fields that demand analytical and creative skills, such as natural resource management. (naturalresourceconservation.net)
  • On or before February 7th, selected applicants will be notified to set up a ride along with a local Conservation Officer. (mn.us)
  • The Conservation Leadership through Learning (CLTL) program is a master's degree which prepares leaders to address complex conservation issues at local, regional, and global scales. (colostate.edu)
  • Each year the Natural Resources Council of Maine honors individuals or groups who have demonstrated a dedication to and passion for protecting Maine's environment and whose actions have made a real difference at the local, regional, or state level in helping protect the Maine we know and love. (nrcm.org)
  • The former illustrates a process in which traditional institutions supporting local conservation broke down as a result of external influences, leading to the loss of the local community's ability to govern the use of a coastal fishery. (springer.com)
  • She contributes to the profession by ushering the next generation of parks and recreation directors across the nation by serving as faculty in the Directors' School for the National Recreation and Park Association, focusing on conservation, the role of local governments on issues of othering and belonging and strategically positioning open space as natural capital for nature-based solutions. (berkeley.edu)
  • To test the sensitivity of lemur species to routine extraction of natural resources by local villagers, we compared population demography and density for both species across six study sites, using a new census technique. (ecologyandsociety.org)
  • The Massachusetts Wildlife Climate Action Tool is designed to inform and inspire local action to protect the Commonwealth's natural resources in a changing climate. (cakex.org)
  • This requires local action to protect our critical natural resources, now and into the future. (unh.edu)
  • In order to be chosen for an internship with the Division, applicants must fill out the required application paperwork and go through a selection process that will include a ride along/interview with a Conservation Officer. (mn.us)
  • The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), established by the 2008 Farm Bill, is targeted to producers who maintain a higher level of environmental stewardship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) consolidated four programs from the 2008 Farm Bill. (wikipedia.org)
  • Information and resources to preview prior to each webinar, along with the recording for each session and additional resources will be available on the Michigan Conservation Stewards Program Webinar Series webpage . (msu.edu)
  • The Conservation and Resource Studies (CRS) major is an individualized interdisciplinary program designed for students interested in environmental issues and areas of interaction among natural resources, population, energy, technology, societal institutions and cultural values. (berkeley.edu)
  • Osa Conservation is using all of this information to educate researchers and visitors about tree diversity in the Osa rainforest and for their forest restoration program. (osaconservation.org)
  • Georeferencing individual trees is also assisting Osa Conservation's forest restoration program, which is carried out in partnership with NRDC and the Wisconsin Natural Resource Foundation. (osaconservation.org)
  • Develop and manage an independent research program and budget, Successfully create and maintain formal and informal collaborations with external research groups and institutions needed to advance mutual conservation research goals. (uga.edu)
  • As the secretary of DCNR, I oversee and manage the state parks, the state forest land, our conservation and recreation grants program, and our topographic and geographic services. (delawareandlehigh.org)
  • This subject covers: the use, management, preservation and protection of the environment, and renewable and nonrenewable resources found on the earth. (umn.edu)
  • There are two types of natural resources on earth which is renewable and nonrenewable resources. (scribd.com)
  • HOW HUMAN DESTROY OUR NATURAL RESOURCES Some people activities are harmful to both our renewable and nonrenewable resources. (scribd.com)
  • Indigenous governments and communities like the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation are leading the way in the boldest conservation initiatives now taking place across North America and the world. (nrcm.org)
  • In the Year of the Bird, as the Natural Resources Council of Maine joins other groups in celebrating 100 years since the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, it is exciting to know that some of the biggest players in bird conservation today are not necessarily ones many bird enthusiasts know or recognize. (nrcm.org)
  • The Natural Resources Council of Maine was honored to work with those leaders, and with others to ensure success. (nrcm.org)
  • Adrianna previously served as Director of Partner & Community Engagement at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). (berkeley.edu)
  • This Tribal Climate Resilience Resource Guide (TCRRG) was developed by the Climate Subgroup of the White House Council on Native American Affairs to provide federal government-wide resources for tribes and climate in a standard framework. (cakex.org)
  • a) Define the terms 'conservation', 'Renewable natural resources', and 'nonrenewable natural resources' and give three examples of each. (meritbadge.org)
  • Nonrenewable resources Most plants grow in top soil. (scribd.com)
  • It is a nonrenewable resource. (scribd.com)
  • nonrenewable resources. (scribd.com)
  • Nonrenewable resources are those that cannot be replaced easily such as soil, coal, oil and natural gas. (scribd.com)
  • It provides guidance and insights to all those entrusted with managing and conserving natural resources: land-use planners, ecologists, fire scientists, natural resource policy makers, conservation biologists, refuge and preserve managers, and field practitioners. (wiley.com)
  • Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this agency's mission is to, "To provide leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and environment. (umn.edu)
  • The agency was founded largely through the efforts of Hugh Hammond Bennett, a soil conservation pioneer who worked for the Department of Agriculture from 1903 to 1952. (wikipedia.org)
  • Warden Warner had served with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for 18 years. (odmp.org)
  • Completed applications should be sent to Curt Stephens via email or mail at [email protected] or Curt Stephens, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62701. (herald-review.com)
  • The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is comprised of six divisions which carry out DNR's mission to sustain, enhance, protect and conserve Georgia's natural, historic and cultural resources. (georgiawildlife.com)
  • The Supreme Court reversed in part and affirmed in part the order of the Montana Water Court reversing the order of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) denying Daniel and Sandra DeBuff's amended application for a beneficial water use permit, holding that the application satisfied the statutory criteria for a preliminary determination and may move forward to face objections. (justia.com)
  • 1 The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC or the Department) appeals from the Order on Petition for Judicial Review entered by the Montana Water Court, reversing DNRC's Final Order and remanding the matter to DNRC for further proceedings. (justia.com)
  • The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is an enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources. (somd.com)
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. (somd.com)
  • Check with the natural resources department for an updated schedule of course registration dates, a list of open classes, and natural resource conservation major requirements. (naturalresourceconservation.net)
  • As our last blog post details, Cindy Dunn, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) visited Hugh Moore Park. (delawareandlehigh.org)
  • The plan is a statewide strategy to conserve native wildlife species and natural habitats before these animals, plants and places become rarer and more costly to conserve or restore. (georgiawildlife.com)
  • Natural Woodland describes how woodlands grow, die and regenerate in the absence of human influence, and the structures and range of habitats found in natural woods. (cambridge.org)
  • Natural resources conservation is concerned with maintaining habitats, nurturing diverse natural resources, and understanding human behaviours. (ubc.ca)
  • This position also serves as an institutional resource for content and communications to advance appropriate science and conservation messages through the aquarium's many outreach channels. (uga.edu)
  • It's reassuring to be able to celebrate, during the Year of the Bird, the incredibly far-reaching and forward-thinking conservation work being led today by Indigenous governments and communities that will be crucial to ensuring we celebrate the birds we love in another hundred years. (nrcm.org)
  • As hunters we have a natural bond with indigenous people and with hunting operators like in Africa where hunting secures the most remaining wildlife habitat. (conservationforce.org)
  • With an authorized strength of 285 officers and a dedicated staff of civilian and volunteer personnel, the Natural Resources Police provide a variety of services in addition to conservation and boating law enforcement duties throughout the State of Maryland. (somd.com)
  • The mission of the South Dakota conservation partnership is to provide leadership and administer programs to help people conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and environment. (volunteermatch.org)