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Mastercard partners with Conservation International to protect and restore wildlife habitats with new range of wildlife impact cards

PURCHASE, NY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Mastercard and Conservation International today announced the introduction of the Wildlife Impact Card program, which allows consumers to help protect wildlife habitats, including those that are home to many critically endangered species. Around the world, habitat loss poses the greatest threat to wildlife, with 1 million animal and plant […]

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Brooks McCormick, Business Leader, Conservationist, Philanthropist

Editor’s Note: DuPage Foundation is teaming up with the Daily Herald to bring you a new series celebrating the powerful role philanthropy plays in our community. “Leaders & Legacies: Stories of Local Impact” will be a recurring column highlighting the inspiring stories of local individuals, families and businesses who have had or are having a […]

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Townsend Historical Society embarks on new events – Sentinel and Enterprise

TOWNSEND – The Townsend Historical Society is working hard to get back on track this spring with many other museums in Massachusetts. “It’s been a tough year for good, really for everyone,” said Taber Morrell, Site Administrator for the Townsend Historical Society. “And certainly also for museums. At the Townsend Historical Society, we have all […]

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Cambridge researchers warn offshoring species could spread pathogens

What can we learn from the history of the gonad-eating parasitic worm? More than you might think, according to Dr David Aldridge of the Department of Zoology at the University of Cambridge. Dr David Aldridge, scholar in zoology and senior lecturer in aquatic ecology at the University of Cambridge. Image: Keith Heppell Dr Aldridge, who […]

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Smithfield Foods to Reassess Its Entire U.S. Water Supply Footprint and Intensify its Water Conservation Efforts

SMITHFIELD, Virginia., April 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that it will conduct a comprehensive watershed and water use analysis in its vertically integrated operations to increase efficiency in the use of company water supply and sustainable practices and supplies. As part of the initiative, Smithfield will also adopt internationally […]

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From Crisis to Opportunity: China Acts Quickly to Protect Wildlife

The Covid-19 crisis has prompted us to rethink the relationship between man and nature. The protection of biodiversity, including wildlife, and public health issues are receiving increased attention around the world. In response, China has stepped up the pace of wildlife protection over the past year, which has included the Standing Committee of the National […]

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David Suzuki: Are we being too hard on the newly arrived plants and animals?

NOW MagazineNewDavid Suzuki: Are we being too hard on the newly arrived plants and animals? Thanks to global warming and habitat destruction, narratives about ‘invasive species’ have started to change JMrocek / iStock / Getty Images Plus Wild pigs are considered an invasive species in Ontario. As human activity continues to heat the planet and […]

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Rancho Bonito neighbors say action needs to be taken to protect the environment

KATHLEEN – Linda Karppe says Rancho Bonito was once an apt name for the land adjacent to her property, as “Bonito” means “pretty” in Spanish. “It was beautiful back then,” Karppe said wistfully. The 1,132-acre undeveloped expanse was teeming with deer, and Karppe said she used to see endangered Florida jays. The land was undoubtedly […]

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Angling for answers | Ohio Wesleyan University

Angling for answers Ohio Wesleyan students study how baby fish differ based on their origins By Cole Hatcher Alena arnold ’23 Makenna Juergens ’23 Name: Alena Arnold ’23Hometown: Ashland, OhioMajor: Environmental sciences and biologyMinor: Sociology-Anthropology Name: Makenna Juergens ’23Hometown: Springfield, OhioMajor: Pre-professional zoologyMinor: Psychology OWU Login Live: Arnold and Juergens are part of a group […]

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Conserving Carolina opens new Youngs Mountain hiking trail near Lake Lure

Ten years ago, Carolina trail conservation specialist Peter Barr crawled hand-in-hand over boulders and rock faces and cruised over sheer cliffs to reach some of the most spectacular views the veteran hiker had ever seen. views in the area. Struck by the beauty of the immense panorama overlooking Lake Lure, Rumbling Bald and the Hickory […]

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Environmental DNA – How a tool used to detect endangered wildlife ended up helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Imagine discovering that an animal species that you thought was extinct was still alive – without looking at it. This was the case with the Brazilian frog species. Megaelosia bocainensis, whose complete disappearance in 1968 led scientists to believe it was extinct. But thanks to a new genetic detection technique, it was rediscovered in 2020. […]

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Open Farm commits to achieving ambitious science-based decarbonization goals to reduce its carbon footprint by 2030

With sustainability and transparency at its core, Open Farm is embarking on a progressive journey to dramatically reduce the brand’s carbon footprint by 2030. Starting with a commitment to offset emissions from direct operations and manufacturing company, Open Farm will launch and work towards an ambitious science of targets based on the reduction of their […]

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The Colombian cowboy defending a feline enemy | International Concepts | DW

Herding has an extended historical past in Casanare, Colombia, and the Barragan household is without doubt one of the oldest Llanero or cattle ranchers within the area. They elevate cattle, combating them on horseback, on a 17,000 hectare (42,008 acre) farm. Casanare and the land round Barragan’s ranch are additionally dwelling to jaguars. Massive cats […]

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Conservation group launches authorized combat to guard Australia’s unburned landscapes

WWF is preventing to guard six key landscapes that present refuge for endangered plant and animal species following the catastrophic bushfires of 2019-2020 A authorized fund to assist communities shield pockets of unburned land from improvement tasks will set a robust precedent for conserving fragile environments sooner or later, conservationists say. World Wildlife Fund Australia […]