biological conservation News

  • Conservation in the oil sands

    In an effort to prevent irreversible decline of species and biodiversity in Alberta’s Boreal Forest, industry can take important steps to offset their environmental impacts by setting aside or restoring areas of equal or greater value to the lands disturbed. So says a report, Catching Up: Conservation and Biodiversity Offsets in Alberta’s Boreal Forest. The report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • WWT Technologies and Water Conservation

    WWT Technologies and Water Conservation How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Delivered by - Daniel L. Theobald Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Industry will always lead the way in the adaptation of new ...

  • PHYTO Partners with The Nature Conservancy

    In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2012 and beyond, consumers nationwide can help restore the critically endangered Atlantic Forest in Brazil by purchasing a limited edition Phytopolleine. Beginning April 1, 2012, this 100% essential oil scalp treatment will be launched by renowned botanical hair care brand PHYTO and will ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Plant of the Year Award for Indirect WW Discharge - Biological Pretreatment and for Water Conservation and Reuse

    EDIBLE OIL REFINERY REUSES TREATED WASTEWATER A vegetable oil refinery was facing increased costs/fees for both City water and wastewater and wanted a way to reduce these costs by reusing treated wastewater for cooling tower makeup.Following treatability testing at the Dynatec lab and pilot testing at the plant, it was determined that permeate from the MBR ultrafilter would, in fact, meet ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • New BIOLOG USB Thermograph

    Biolog USB is the best solution for the food industry where it is necessary to monitor the temperature during the entire supply chain of fresh produce to ensure an optimal conservation environment, avoiding the risk of loss of quality of perishable produce. Easy to use Maximun reliability No software Complete PDF report, easy to understand Until ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Scaling up conservation agriculture in Zambia

    The European Union (EU), FAO and the Government of Zambia launched a four-year, €11 million programme to increase crop production and productivity of over 300 000 small-scale farmers by promoting practices based on conservation agriculture. The agricultural production of smallholder farmers in Zambia is most affected by soil degradation, high-input prices, poor produce markets and poor ...

  • Geodiversity information enhances biodiversity conservation

    Geodiversity describes the diversity of the non-biological parts of the natural world such as rocks, soils, landforms and the processes which shape them over time. New research on how geodiversity information has been used to examine or inform conservation policy has been explored through eight different case studies. The research shows the variety and utility of geodiversity information to ...

  • Commercialising genes `may help conserve Mexican oasis`

    Commercialising natural resources found in a protected region in Mexico could test the Nagoya treaty on biodiversity while helping to protect a unique gene pool. The springs and pools of the Cuatro Ciénegas region host organisms similar to some of the earliest life on Earth –– parts of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Conservatives include anaerobic digestion in `energy revolution` plans

    David Cameron plans to bring anaerobic digestion technology on stream to create a low carbon economy. He unveiled a green paper, The low carbon economy, security, stability and green growth, setting out Conservative policies that will strengthen the economy, help guarantee energy security and protect the environment for future generations. Cameron said that he has a vision of a “different ...

  • Esri Press Publishes Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future

     Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future details how working scientists develop conservation plans using the best available scientific ...


    By Esri

  • 2012 Conservation Easement Applications Due February 15

    Private landowners interested in protecting their grassland or farmland with this year's funding are encouraged get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set Feb. 15, 2012, as the deadline for accepting applications for both the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) and Farm and Ranch Lands ...

  • Dan Theobald repeatedly sharing strategies to Conserve-On-Water,

    Dan Theobald repeatedly sharing strategies to Conserve-On-Water, Improve Results at Reduced Cost and also protect the Environment! For everyone to benefit by using these tips, I recently enhanced direct access for strategies at: www.Conserve-On-Water.com Examples ...

  • Conservation groups sue to block electric transmission corridors

    Eleven regional and national environmental organizations today announced plans to file suit against the Department of Energy over its final designation of a mid-Atlantic National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor. On October 5, the Energy Department published its order designating two National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors - the Mid-Atlantic Corridor, and the Southwest Corridor. ...

  • Darkwoods - largest private conservation acquisition in Canada

    Darkwoods - it was to be a refuge from the Cold War, now it has become the largest private land acquisition for conservation in Canadian history. Over 55,000 hectares of pristine British Columbia rainforest in the Selkirk Mountains were purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) from the Pluto ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • World celebrates international day for biological diversity

    On 22 May 2010, the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) under the theme "Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation". The International Day for Biological Diversity will be celebrated in 11 countries around the world – from Tunisia to the Philippines and from India to the United Kingdom. This year"s event is a unique opportunity to raise public ...

  • LanzaTech Signs for First Coal to Biological Fuel Project

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech and one of the largest coal producers in China, Henan Coal and Chemical Industrial Corporation (HNCC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the production of fuels and chemicals. Ethanol fuels and chemical products will be produced through the integration of coal gasification and LanzaTech’s biological fermentation process. The MoU was signed ...


    By LanzaTech

  • Join forces to share biological resources equitably

    Countries must put aside cynicism and differing opinions to make the Nagoya protocol a success, say Suneetha Subramanian and Govindan Parayil. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), adopted at the Rio Earth Summit of 1992, has been open and transparent to the concerns of various stakeholders — including those considered less powerful. During the Tenth meeting of the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Assistant Professor - Freshwater Ecology and Conservation - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

    The successful recruit is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program on the ecology and conservation of freshwaters. Possible areas of emphasis for this position would include: freshwater population, community, or ecosystem ecology conservation of freshwater species and populations bio-indicators for freshwater ecosystem health and restoration ...

  • Conservation coalition & states to sue EPA over global warming pollution

    A coalition of conservation groups and state attorneys general filed formal letters warning of impending lawsuits over the US Environmental Protection Agency's failure to address global warming pollution from ocean-going ships and aircraft.  The conservation groups' notice of intent to sue was filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Oceana, Friends of the Earth and the Center for Biological Diversity. ...

  • Nature Conservancy of Canada and SFI Partner to Protect Bat Populations

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant to support protection of bat populations in southern British Columbia. The grant enables research to document the locations and health of bat habitat, which will in turn assist conservationists in taking greater measures to protect ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

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