natural habitats

Long Island Sound Water Quality Upgrades Funded

Long Island Sound Water Quality Upgrades Funded

RYE, New York, September 29, 2008 (ENS) – Grants for improving water quality in Long Island Sound were announced Friday at a gathering of federal and state environmental officials in Westchester County near the shore. The water quality grants were among 35 grants to state and local governments and community groups made to upgrade the…

Florida Wildlife Crowded by Swelling Human Population

Florida Wildlife Crowded by Swelling Human Population

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – Florida’s wildlife, already displaced from much of its habitat by human activities, will face even greater pressure over the next 50 years as the human population doubles its current size of 18 million people, finds a new report by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, FWC. Issued…

Who Cares About Green Issues in Iran?

Who Cares About Green Issues in Iran?

TEHRAN, Iran, July 18, 2008 (ENS) – Environmental campaigners in Iran are deeply pessimistic about the authorities’ commitment to protecting natural habitats. But some hope is offered by grassroots initiatives where local communities have taken it upon themselves to look after wildlife. The religious and political leaders who have governed Iran since the 1979 revolution…

The Future is Green: Natural Habitats and Culture and Heritage

The Future is Green: Natural Habitats and Culture and Heritage

Today, we’ll move away from the stuff that surrounds our lives every day and open up the aperture a bit, to look at how our green future interacts with natural habitats and wildlife, and culture and heritage. Again, it might not seem like there’s a huge connection here, but there really is. And it’s terribly…