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USDA Provides $8 Million to Help Boost Declining Honey Bee Population

Jun 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), today announced $8 million in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) incentives for Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin farmers and ranchers who establish new habitats for declining honey bee populations. More than half of the commercially managed honey bees are in these...

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Far North At Risk Unless Ontario Adopts New, Inclusive Planning Process: Report

Jun 20, 2014
Far North At Risk Unless Ontario Adopts New, Inclusive Planning Process: Report

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American Bird Conservancy Sues Feds Over 30-Year Eagle Kill Rule

Jun 20, 2014
American Bird Conservancy Sues Feds Over 30-Year Eagle Kill Rule

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Environment: U.S. loses 1.7 billion tons of soil per year from just cropland

Jun 19, 2014
Environment: U.S.  loses 1.7 billion tons of soil per year from just cropland

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Nanoparticles from dietary supplement drinks likely to reach environment, say scientists

Jun 19, 2014

June 18, 2014 - Nanoparticles are becoming ubiquitous in food packaging, personal care products and are even being added to food directly. But the health and environmental effects of these tiny additives have remained largely unknown. A new study now suggests that nanomaterials in food and drinks could interfere with digestive cells and lead...

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Over 800 species added to IUCN threatened list, including 44 lemurs

Jun 17, 2014
Over 800 species added to IUCN threatened list, including 44 lemurs

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Wildlife Conservation Society: U.S. Must Conduct a Blitz Against Wildlife Trafficking

Jun 17, 2014

NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 - Wildlife Conservation Society President and CEO Cristiàn Samper has issued a statement in strong support of recommendations to implement the U.S. National Strategy for Combatting Wildlife Trafficking submitted this week to the Presidential Task Force co-chaired by Secretaries John Kerry and Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Sea Shepherd Launches Pilot Whale Defense Campaign “Operation Grindstop 2014″

Jun 17, 2014

TORSHAVN, Faroe Islands, June 17, 2014 - At a press conference held on Tuesday morning in Torshavn, Sea Shepherd Global officially launched Sea Shepherd's largest Faroe Islands campaign to date, Operation GrindStop 2014, led by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Sea Shepherd France.

Present to launch this multi-national, land- and sea-based campaign in defense of...

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Chemical pollution of European waters is stronger than anticipated

Jun 17, 2014
Chemical pollution of European waters is stronger than anticipated

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Arctic warming linked to fewer European and US cold weather extremes, new study shows

Jun 16, 2014

June 15, 2014 - Climate change is unlikely to lead to more days of extreme cold, similar to those that gripped the USA in a deep freeze last winter, new research has shown. The Arctic amplification phenomenon refers to the faster rate of warming in th...

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