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Bush Conserves Vast Areas of Pacific Ocean as Monuments

Article: Bush Conserves Vast Areas of Pacific Ocean as Monuments

WASHINGTON, DC, January 6, 2009 (ENS) – Just two weeks before he leaves office, President George W. Bush today set aside three new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean. Taken together, the three monuments cover nearly 200,000 square miles, and they will now receive America’s highest level of environmental recognition and conservation, the president…

Holiday Book Review: "Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition"

Article: Holiday Book Review: "Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition"

SAN RAFAEL, California, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – A sturdy coffee-table is a must for exploring the glorious new in-depth book of essays and photos on America’s wonderful places preserved in their natural state by dedicated philanthropists. “Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition,” features essays by Tom Butler with photos by Antonio Vizcaino in a…

10 Most Imperiled U.S. Wildlife Refuges All at Risk of Politics

Article: 10 Most Imperiled U.S. Wildlife Refuges All at Risk of Politics

WASHINGTON, DC, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – National Wildlife Refuges are supposed to shelter wild animals and plants but many refuges themselves are under siege, according to a new survey of refuge managers and staff by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a service organization assisting federal and state workers in natural resource agencies. The…

Climate Change Conference Draws Governors to Yale

Article: Climate Change Conference Draws Governors to Yale

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, March 30, 2008 (ENS) – Governors from across the United States will meet at Yale University on April 17 and 18 to review state-level programs to combat global climate change and to develop a strategy for future action. Governors who plan to attend the conference include M. Jodi Rell of Connecticut, Arnold…