conservation impact

$250,000 Wal-Mart Donation Supports Water for Texas

Article: $250,000 Wal-Mart Donation Supports Water for Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, November 19, 2008 (ENS) – The Wal-Mart Foundation today donated $250,000 to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation to fund a new watershed restoration initiative on the Colorado River. The funding will be used to help landowners improve water quality and quantity and to control invasive saltcedar bushes that block and alter watercourses.…

Birds v. Coal: South African Court Asked to Decide

Article: Birds v. Coal: South African Court Asked to Decide

CAMBRIDGE, UK, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – Wildlife conservationists have applied to the South African High Court for a judicial review of permission granted to a British-South African company to mine coal in the core of one of South Africa’ most ecologically sensitive natural environments. Conservationists contend the prospecting rights obtained by Delta Mining, a…