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  • Endangered Ecosystem `Red List` to Identify Threats to Environments of Wildlife and Humans

    A first-of-its-kind red list of globally threatened ecosystems has the potential to complement the policy successes of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, according to a recent article led by EcoHealth Alliance's Jon Paul Rodriguez NEW YORK - A recent article by a group of 21 scientists led by ...


    By EcoHealth Alliance

  • DeLorme XMap GIS Software Selected by Idaho Fish and Game Department as Key Wildlife Management Tool

    YARMOUTH, Maine — DeLorme, the innovation leader in mapping, GIS, and GPS technology, today announced that its XMap 5.0 Enterprise Suite has been selected by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game as a geographic information system (GIS) software solution. The Department will be using DeLorme’s XMap 5.0 GIS Editor to organize GIS data layers and to create wildlife management maps using ...


  • Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery: Success Story Should Encourage Action on Climate

    The Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances, according to a new assessment by 300 scientists. The Assessment for Decision-Makers, a summary document of the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014, is being published by the United Nations Environment ...

  • New UNEP Report Unveils World on Track to Meet 2020 Target for Protected Areas on Land and Sea

    The world is on track to meet a 2020 target on the expansion of protected areas, but more work is needed to ensure areas of importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services are prioritized for protection under equitably managed conditions, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report released today at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World ...

  • Invasive species: monitoring system aims to protect vulnerable Antarctic

    Better monitoring is needed to safeguard the Antarctic against threats posed by invasive alien species, according to a new study. The authors developed ‘the Antarctic Biological Invasions Indicator’ (ABII) to help generate data for tracking trends in alien invasions and the measures taken to prevent them. Invasive alien species are a leading threat to biodiversity. Currently, there ...

  • AUG Secures Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Project Under BCIP

    A.U.G. Signals Ltd (AUG), one of the leading experts in intelligent sensor systems and signal processing, today announced its new pilot project with Parks Canada under the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) for the wildlife monitoring in the Glacier National Park, between Revelstoke and Golden, British Columbia. During this project, AUG will deploy its multi-sensor SENTINEL system on the ...


    By A.U.G. Signals Ltd.

  • RAE Systems Posts Educational Resource for Gulf of Mexico Spill Recovery Workers

    Website Provides Information and Phone Numbers to Protect People, Wildlife and Property. SAN JOSE, CA - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced the launch of new web content  to assist the more than 20,000 people deployed in various aspects of the Gulf ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Delta Installs 1.25 MW of SolFocus Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) Systems for Sistema Solare in Italy

     SolFocus (www.solfocus.com), with solar investor Sistema Solare (www.sistemasolare.eu), announced today completion of a 1.25 MW solar park in Italy. The solar park spans two sites in central Italy, one in Aveani ...


  • Wild and Precious Exhibit Travels from Bangkok to Nairobi and Beijing

    Vibrantly-coloured snakes, magnificent elephants, and iconic apes are among the fauna featured in the "Wild and Precious" International Airport Exhibition unveiled today in Nairobi, Kenya. The Exhibition was originally conceived to mark the 40th anniversary of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and was launched at the 16th Conference of the Parties to CITES in ...

  • Wild and Precious Exhibit Travels from Bangkok and Shanghai to Beijing and Nairobi

    Vibrantly-coloured snakes, magnificent elephants, and iconic apes are among the fauna featured in the "Wild and Precious" International Airport Exhibition unveiled today in Nairobi, Kenya. The Exhibition was originally conceived to mark the 40th anniversary of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and was launched at the 16th Conference of the Parties to CITES in ...

  • UN Applauds China Efforts to Combat Illegal Ivory Trade

    Six tonnes of confiscated ivory were destroyed by the authorities in China, Monday, in an effort to combat the illegal trade in elephant tusks. The seized ivory was fed into crushing machines in the southern city of Dongguan, in what was described as the first public destruction of ivory in China. According to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora ...

  • United defends bird kill at Houston airport

    United Airlines is defending the poisoning of birds at Houston's biggest airport, saying it was done for health and safety reasons. But the airline said Wednesday that it didn't tell its contractor how to proceed with airport bird control, and will ask the firm to consider other methods the next time. The contractor laid out corn kernels laced with a bird-killing nerve agent at ...


    By Associated Press

  • Listen to the natives for better environmental monitoring

    Modern methods can answer a multitude of questions, but sometimes traditional techniques are superior. Authorities in northern Quebec, Canada, found this to their cost, when they relied upon statistical data to monitor moose populations. For many centuries the Cree, an indigenous group of people living in the James Bay region of northern Quebec (around 800km north of Montreal), have lived in ...


    By European Science Foundation

  • Atkins appointed to national ecology framework

    The Environment Agency has contracted Atkins to provide expert ecological advice in freshwater ecology and conservation management across England and Wales. Atkins, the UK’s largest engineering design consultancy, has been appointed to the national Ecological Services Framework Lot 1 which relates to aquatic and terrestrial ecology. This continues its longstanding relationship with the Agency ...


    By Atkins

  • Balancing renewables and natural resources

    NREL's newest source of clean energy — a 1 megawatt solar array — is supplying laboratory researchers with more than carbon-free electricity. It's also an opportunity to examine a sensitive topic — the potential environmental impacts of large-scale renewable energy projects. That a solar array might raise environmental concerns seems ironic Nationwide, three-quarters of the states in the U.S. ...

  • CPV technology to enter local solar market

    International concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) systems manufacturer SolFocus plans to partner with local entities to deploy its units in the local market. SolFocus operations direc- tor Joaquin Vazquez says engineering, procurement and construction companies, as well as contractors, will be trained in the installation, operation and maintenance of its SF-1136 system. Hands-on training will ...


  • Could Europe run on renewable energy alone?

    Could Europe run on renewable energy alone? It may not be as far-fetched as some would imagine. The World Wildlife Federation has released a new report - Putting the EU on Track for 100% Renewable Energy  - which shows where Europe needs to be by 2030 in order to reach a fully renewable energy system by 2050. It comes just ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Ocean Conservancy, Global Volunteers and Partners to Clean Up Our Ocean During the 25th Annual International Coastal Cleanup: Online Registration Opens with 5,000 Global Cleanup Locations, Thousands More Soon to be Added

    Sign up to Clean up on September 25th!Locate a Cleanup site near you and join hundreds of thousands of volunteers around the world celebrating the International Coastal Cleanup’s 25th anniversary WASHINGTON - Today, Ocean Conservancy launches a new searchable online registration system for the 25th anniversary of the International Coastal ...


    By Ocean Conservancy

  • AgTerra Launches New Mapping Software

    AgTerra Technologies of Sheridan, Wyoming announces the release of MapItFast, new mapping software for Android tablet and smartphone devices. MapItFast allows users to easily map points, lines, and areas (including user labels and descriptions) based upon their current GPS location. Features are placed on background street maps and/or aerial imagery. Pictures from any camera may also be ...


  • NOAA: Arctic melting may point to future bad winters

    The Arctic region, also called the "planet's refrigerator," continues to heat up, affecting local populations and ecosystems as well as weather patterns in the most populated parts of the Northern Hemisphere, according to a team of international scientists. The findings were released today in the Arctic Report Card, a yearly assessment of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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