• lands
  • The theory behind this branch of the Soil Bank Program was to focus on lands that were at high risk of erosion, remove them from agricultural production, and establish native or alternative permanent vegetative cover in an effort to counteract actual or potential erosion. (wikipedia.org)
  • water quality
  • The farmer signs a 5- to 10-year contract that addresses soil quality and water quality to the described minimum level of treatment on all eligible land uses on the entire agricultural operation prior to acceptance and agree to address one additional resource by the end of the contract period (3,6,7). (wikipedia.org)
  • Agency
  • The Environmental Protection Agency does not use the term animal units to define size classes for purposes of compliance with effluent limitations for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). (wikipedia.org)
  • Secretary
  • Previously, she served on the Boards of Blue Star Families, the Committee on Conscience of the U.S. Holocaust Museum, the National Academy of Sciences' Boards on Energy and Environmental Systems (BEES) and Environmental Systems and Toxicology (BEST), the Secretary of State's International Security Advisory Board, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • It is a broad field of study that includes the natural environment, the built environment, and the sets of relationships between them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Development
  • The Foundation concentrates on the program for the Integrated and Sustainable Regional Development of the Southern Bahia lowlands, with a focus on developing its productive, human, social and environmental capital while valuing the concept of the family unit and prioritizing adolescents and their interaction with their families. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute
  • Goodman serves on the boards of the Atlantic Council and its Resilience Center, the Joint Ocean Commission Leadership Council, the Marshall Legacy Institute, the National Executive Committee of the US Water Partnership, the Advisory Committee of the US Global Change Research Program and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Environmental studies is a multidisciplinary academic field which systematically studies human interaction with the environment in the interests of solving complex problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Human and natural processes over the past 60 to 70 years, including irrigation density, climate, and nitrogen applications, have caused higher concentrations of contaminants including nitrates. (wikipedia.org)
  • offer
  • When founded in 1954 the initial educational scheme aimed to offer a three-year diploma program in building engineering. (wikipedia.org)
  • address
  • Many programs would be established in the 1980s to address these issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relief International thus consults closely with the local communities it serves in order to ensure that its programs do not impose solutions from the outside but rather address their needs and requirements for the long term. (wikipedia.org)
  • communities
  • Empower communities by building capacity and by maximizing local resources in both program design and implementation. (wikipedia.org)
  • By increasing communities' knowledge of sound agricultural methods suitable to the regional landscape, cultural needs, and environment concerns, Relief International empowers farmers how to diversify viable crops, make the best use of the local growing season, and preserve local natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • provides
  • When natural disasters destroy housing or conflict forces families to flee their homes, Relief International provides for temporary and permanent shelter. (wikipedia.org)
  • future
  • It was handed over by J. C. Kala, Director General of Forests, in New Delhi NWEA is an active participant in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve Alliance, a group of conservation and people's organisations that are concerned about the future of the NBR and are working collectively towards protecting it. (wikipedia.org)
  • field
  • The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) was founded in 2008 as the first professional association in the interdisciplinary field of environmental studies in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the first year the program was in operation about 9,000 people contacted a field office or attended a local workshop about the CSP the first year. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • Prior to Nature's Trust, Wood had co-authored a leading textbook on natural resources law (West, 2006), and a textbook on public trust law (Carolina Press, 2013). (wikipedia.org)