Ecology News

  • EMPSi expands natural resources services in New Mexico and Arizona through $20 million contract

    EMPSi was awarded an Environmental Analysis and Studies Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the US Forest Service, Region 3. The BPA contract enables EMPSi to assist the Forest Service in meeting their natural resource, forest planning, and NEPA compliance needs for all forests in their Southwest Region.                           ...

  • Interview with Production Foreman Felix Fuhrler

    “If we have the opportunity to re-use the goods nature has given us and to conserve natural resources, then we absolutely must do so.” Felix Fuhrler, the Production Foreman at H2O GmbH, reports in an interview about his working day in production, the challenges that this entails, and, of course, the reasons why the road to wastewater-free production with VACUDEST is the right ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Introducing the New DT640 Utility Crawler

    Deep Trekker™ has added to its fleet of portable, robust underwater drone robots;  the DT640 Utility Crawler – designed to perform a multitude of underwater tasks. From the start, Deep Trekker™ has always collaborated with clients to build affordable products to perform underwater inspections over various ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • IFCB in new Long-Term Ecological Research Site

    Imaging FlowCytobot samplers (IFCBs) manufactured by McLane will be installed in a new Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site off the Northeast coast of the United States. LTER programs focus attention on specific sites representing major ecosystem types, and undertake long-term assessments of populations, communities, and the physical environment. ...

  • EPA Denies Petition to Ban Chlorpyrifos

    U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Pruitt signed an order denying the September 2007 petition of the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) requesting that EPA revoke all tolerances and cancel all registrations for the pesticide chlorpyrifos.  This is the latest EPA action in a long and contentious battle concerning ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Groundwater Awareness Week raises public awareness of important resource

    Hundreds of diverse organizations did their part to raise public awareness about groundwater during the 2017 edition of Groundwater Awareness Week which ended March 11. More than 200 news stories were printed, broadcast, or posted promoting groundwater awareness during the week.  Among them were groups that chose to be "Groundwater Advocates" by contacting the National Ground ...

  • Emerging ecological risk trends you should keep in mind in 2017

    In late 2016, the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry hosted one of the world’s most comprehensive conferences dedicated to environmental risk management. It’s the leading forum for scientists, industry and institutions engaged in the study of environmental contamination, management, ecological risk and research and development related to natural resources. Technical ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Technical Leadership in Ecological Risk Assessment

    A leader in environmental and ecological risk assessment, CH2M maintains a strong technical presence at leading environmental forums including the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), one of the world’s most comprehensive conferences dedicated to environmental risk management being held November 6-10, in Orlando, Florida. Our technical experts’ ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • SCB Launches Search for New Executive Director

    The Society for Conservation Biology is excited to announce a search for a new Executive Director.   We are reaching out to Society members and beyond for your help in spreading the word and contacting individuals through your networks who may be good candidates for the position. SCB seeks an innovative, dynamic leader for this extraordinary leadership position. The Executive Director ...

  • The Nature Conservancy entrusts CH2M to design oyster habitat restoration in Florida

    The Nature Conservancy selected CH2M to manage the monitoring, permitting and design of a 6.5-mile restoration project, which will help restore a healthy, functioning oyster habitat in East Bay near Pensacola, Florida. The Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project is the first phase in a multi-year effort to restore this critical estuarine habitat system that has been significantly ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Updated Conservation Program to Provide More Options for Farmers

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced many changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), the nation’s largest conservation program with more than 70 million acres enrolled. Beginning with the new enrollment period planned later this year, the updated CSP will roll out an expanded array of new enhancements to provide conservation-minded producers with ...

  • How citizen science can help monitor data cold spots

    Effective conservation of the oceans relies largely on long-term monitoring of key species and habitats over wide geographical areas. This is notoriously difficult due to the high cost of such programs. As a consequence, we find ourselves with data ‘cold-spots’, areas for which we have little or no information. Citizen science, aka the involvement of volunteers or non-specialised ...

  • Indigenous peoples and local communities key in combatting illegal wildlife trade

    Involving and supporting Indigenous peoples and local communities in the fight against wildlife trafficking is essential, yet often overlooked, writes Rosie Cooney, Chair of IUCN’s Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group, following ...

  • Kenya Mining Forum to showcase why Kenya is the new mining frontier

    Kenya’s Mining Cabinet Secretary Hon. Dan Kazungu will officially open the Kenya Mining Forum in Nairobi in September where the industry will discuss the country’s recently updated mining act and how it is expected to ease the way for investment into and development of the country’s burgeoning mining sector. In an exclusive interview with the leading mining trade publication, ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $200 Million Navy CLEAN Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a$200 million, single-award contract by Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) ...


    By Tetra Tech

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    The Organisers of the 2017 Investing in African Mining Indaba are again planning an exciting programme highlighting pan-African ...


    By Mining Indaba LLC

  • Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

    Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, today set in motion a $1 billion clean-up and restoration programme of the Ogoniland region in the Niger Delta, announcing that financial and legislative frameworks had been put in place to begin implementing recommendations made by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  Speaking at an event in ...

  • NAMA Status Report: NAMA development continues after Paris, while implementation remains limited

    Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) have continued to show steady growth in proposals over the past six months, while financing remains limited and implementation lags behind. This is one of the findings of the NAMA Status Report mid-year update which has been launched at the Bonn UN Climate Conference this week. The update, written by Ecofys and ECN under the Mitigation Momentum ...


    By Ecofys

  • Going to bat for wildlife conservation

    I am excited to say that RNRG has been invited to speak on a panel at the AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference on March 22-23 in Charleston, S.C. The panel will focus on how technology can be used to minimize the wildlife impacts of wind energy and explore what it takes to develop game-changing technologies and get ...


    By NRG Systems

  • Bayer Announces That It Will Not Submit Voluntary Cancellation Requests for Flubendiamide

    Significant issues concerning the scope of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to cancel conditional registrations are raised by recent events concerning flubendiamide products sold in the U.S. by BayerCrop Science LP (Bayer) under the trade name Belt. Bayer announced on February 5, 2016, that it will not comply with EPA’s request that Bayer ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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