Tag: "conserving" at biology news
USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
...he livelihoods of small-scale coffee farmers while conserving
the environment, the United States Government, working through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today joined forces with Conservation International (CI) and Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) to create the Conservat...
US investment firm gives away Rhode Island-sized lands in Chile
... Since the early 1960s, WCS has been committed to conserving
wildlife and wild lands of the Southern Cone of South America. In that time WCS has helped create protected areas to safeguard populations of Magellanic penguins, South American sea lions, southern elephant seals and southern right whales. During t...
8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards
...a Leadership Award for her work in identifying and conserving
biodiversity in Costa Rica's Area Conservacion Gua...n developing a community-driven consensus plan for conserving
the now-vacant property of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant, a 7,350-acre World War II munitions fac...
Forest managers can fight invasive species that come with roads
...he says, lend support to a federal policy aimed at conserving
roadless areas in national forests and grasslands; the rule has been the target of litigation in several states, and has recently been changed to allow state governors to build roads in formerly roadless areas for certain purposes....
Society for conservation biology conference
...tion is expected to pose significant challenges to conserving
ecosystems and species while meeting human needs both inside and far beyond city boundaries. Media are invited to attend the 4 day conference, held on the Columbia University campus at 116th and Broadway, New York City. Below are a few of the hundre...
It's better in the shade
...complement to management of the shade overstory in conserving
biodiversity." The rustic system contained a higher diversity of butterfly species and birds more similar to those found in nearby forests. This was the only management system certified by the SMBC Bird Friendly Program suggesting that certificatio...
Noah's modern ark: The role of ART in conserving endangered species
...le contribution of reproductive science and ART to conserving
endangered animals is the powerful ability to help...diversity is why cloning is of little or no use in conserving
endangered species, says Dr Wildt. At best it might be possible to use it to save a species that is...
First ever standards linking climate change, biodiversity and poverty seek global peer review
...land use projects that reduce global warming while conserving
the environment and alleviating poverty have been ...ng and/or maintaining biological connectivity, and conserving
or enhancing water resources. Overwhelming scientific evidence implicates greenhouse gases generate...
51 globally threatened species get new lease on life in the Caucasus
...Atlantic) sturgeon. CEPF investments will focus on conserving
these 51 globally threatened species, the majority of which are found in specific sites in five target areas: Greater Caucasus, Caspian, West Lesser Caucasus, East Lesser Caucasus and Hyrcan. The announcement came as part of a series of events being ...
NASA-inspired technology may help preserve women's future fertility after cancer treatment
...erved ovaries will be a significant advance toward conserving
fertility for cancer patients." In the most recent study using ovarian tissue in rats and mice, University of Pittsburgh scientists focused their efforts on ovarian tissue structures, including immature eggs and follicles, the main functional portion...
Study marks increased trends in infectious disease occurrences in our oceans
...onment, understanding disease dynamics is vital to conserving
marine ecosystems, warn the authors. Environmental factors such as global change could have complex effects on disease, and they recommended that future research look more closely at disease impacts within each marine group and consider the wide rang...
Office Depot partners with Conservation Organizations to incorporate science into paper procurement
...ts, we can help forest managers do a better job of conserving
these precious resources. Office Depot's support will further that goal." "Through the engagement of businesses up and down the paper supply chain, the Alliance hopes to actively influence conservation decisions made on the ground, at the forest ...
Preoperative treatment with Arimidex(TM) allows patients to undergo less extensive surgery
... tumours, allowing more patients to undergo breast conserving
surgery rather than mastectomy. This is very prom...quality of life'.** assessed by ultrasoundT Breast conserving
surgery became feasible in those requiring mastectomy at entry or any type of surgery became feasibl...
Congo plans to safeguard biodiversity with new protected areas
... protected area network for the purpose of further conserving
the region's immense biodiversity, one of the key ...ain, the government of Congo is leading the way in conserving
the natural heritage of Central Africa," said James Deutsch, Africa Program Director for the Wildlif...
Asia's biodiversity vanishing into the marketplace
...ountain ecosystems, the role of protected areas in conserving
biodiversity, and the transfer of technology and technology cooperation. With the CBD's increasing emphasis on balancing protection with sustainable use of natural resources, the trade in wildlife must been seen for what it is: an unsustainable prac...
Census finds mountain gorillas increasing
... commitment and determination of park personnel in conserving
their natural heritage." Between September and October of 2003, the census was conducted by staff from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the Office Rwandais de Tourisme et Parc Nationaux (ORTPN), the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la N...
Sport hunting hits evolutionary traits in bighorn sheep
...ated from sport hunting goes towards enhancing and conserving
mountain ungulate habitat can be seen in a positive light, so far little attention has been paid to the potential evolutionary consequences. A similar effect may be impacting African elephants where tuskless males are becoming more common. ...
Endangered species listings may backfire
...ppose the biological surveys that are critical for conserving
species. "Private landowners' responses suggested...proaches could include letting landowners know how conserving
the mouse's habitat can benefit them (for instance, riparian vegetation also benefits landowners by ...
Genetics mutations resulting in delayed puberty are focus of MCG study
...enetic diseases, menopause and offers reproductive conserving
surgery as well as all aspects of infertility treatment. His colleagues, Drs. Adelina M. Emmi and Daksha Chudgar, see patients at Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Associates, 810 Chafee St., Augusta....
Articles on life in tropical island streams published in BioScience
... There is growing recognition of the importance of conserving
the biological resources of watersheds as well as the "ecosystem services" such watersheds provide, including a clean water supply, fishery resources, and recreation. Two articles in the BioScience special section deal with Hawaii. An article by Bra...
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