Conserving our natural and cultural heritage in U.S. grasslands and savannas
May 30, 2014 12:35 PM - Prairie Biotic Research, Inc.
Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. (PBR) is an all-volunteer, scientific, 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 2000. We are five board members and 12 scientific advisors — 17 field biologists keenly interested in biodiversity and its conservation, and in assisting others who share our interest in nature to find essential funding for their basic field research.
Blue Ocean Institute Has Changed its Name to
The Safina Center at Stony Brook University
May 29, 2014 09:31 AM - The Safina Center at Stony Brook University
STONY BROOK, NY, May 29, 2014 - Blue Ocean Institute, established in 2003 by conservation pioneer Dr. Carl Safina, has changed its name to The Safina Center at Stony Brook University.
China Announces Aggressive Action to Cut HFCs
May 28, 2014 05:14 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC, 28 May 2014 - China announced an aggressive target for reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by the equivalent of 0.28 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2015. The State Council released the HFC target to the public on 26 May 2014. It appeared on 15 May 2014 in the 2014-2015 Energy Conservation, Emissions Reduction and Low Carbon Development Action Plan.
Campaign Launched to End Slaughter of Dolphins in Peru
May 13, 2014 09:24 AM - Blue Voice
Lima, Peru May 13, 2014 - An international effort to end the brutal slaughter of dolphins in Peru was announced today by a coalition of marine conservation organizations. The campaign is aimed at fishing practices that rely on killing dolphins to use as shark bait.
Fast HFC Phase-Down Could Avoid 200 Billion Tonnes of CO2-eq by 2050
May 12, 2014 11:52 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Fast action under Montreal Protocol can eliminate climate threat from one of the six main greenhouse gases
Intergovernmental World Nature Organization (WNO) founded
May 9, 2014 03:42 PM - World Nature Organization
- Environmental protection: WNO Treaty enters into force
- WNO as a new permanent negotiation platform for old challenges
Dolphin Defender Award to be Presented to Stefan Austermuhle of Peruvian Marine Conservation Group Mundo Azul
May 8, 2014 05:39 PM - Blue Voice
26 International Conservation Organizations Support the Award and Announce Campaign Against Slaughter of Dolphins in Peru
Global initiative to boost awareness of forest issues through journalism, big data analysis
May 8, 2014 03:38 PM - MONGABAY.ORG
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA -- Mongabay is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Forest Reporting Network. The program aims to improve land use practices by increasing awareness of and transparency around forest-related issues around the world through high-quality, data-driven reporting.
Lifetime of environmental awareness leads Julie Ann Wrigley to action, investment, philanthropy
May 7, 2014 05:24 PM - The ASU Foundation for A New American University
ASU to honor conservationist with naming of Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Cutting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Central Strategy in Abu Dhabi Climate Ascent
May 6, 2014 09:06 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC, 6 May 2014 - The message was clear coming out of the May 4 & 5 Abu Dhabi Ascent in the United Arab Emirates: time is running out to take necessary action to prevent the worst predicted impacts of climate change, but real solutions exist to fight back. Attended by more than 100 ministers, the ascent is part of the U.N. Secretary-General's effort to build momentum for a strong climate treaty by the end of next year, by highlighting concrete mitigation actions, including actions to reduce both carbon dioxide and short lived climate pollutants, including hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), black carbon, and methane.