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Wednesday Aug 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

Environmental bond bill includes $37M for Fall River

A $2.2 billion environmental bond bill that could fund hundreds of projects across the state, ranging from hiking trails to harbor dredging, cleared the Massachusetts House and Senate recently as formal legislative sessions drew to a close for the year.

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Related Topix: Fall River, MA, Charitable Organizations, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Wednesday Aug 27 | Channel Islands National Park

National Park Service Assesses Methods to Control Nonnative Ants on Santa Cruz Island

Channel Islands National Park Superintendent Russell Galipeau announced today that the park is preparing an Environmental Assessment for a proposed project to control or eliminate nonnative Argentine ants on Santa Cruz Island.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The East Hampton Star

Town Wins $9.9 Million for Lazy Point Land

East Hampton Town announced Tuesday that it has won a $9.9 million federal grant to buy low-lying properties along the water in Lazy Point, Amagansett.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Amagansett, NY, Agriculture, Science, Charitable Organizations

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

PNM gives grant to Nature Conservancy

The PNM Resources Foundation has given The Nature Conservancy $15,000 to construct connecting trails in the Santa Fe Canyon Preserve.

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Related Topix: Energy, PNM Resources, Charitable Organizations, Santa Fe, NM

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The East Hampton Star

Georgica Pond: Climate Change Indicator?

Multiple causes and conditions are responsible for the poor health of Georgica Pond, and multiple measures must be taken to improve water quality there.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Charitable Organizations

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SILive.com

Sen. Savino pushes for governor's signature on climate change bill

With climate change making rising sea levels, massive flooding and more intense superstorms like Hurricane Sandy a greater and frightening reality, politicians and environmental groups are moving to protect the environment before the next big storm hits.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Charitable Organizations, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Caribbean News Now!

USVI joins Caribbean Challenge Initiative to conserve coastal areas

Governor John de Jongh has informed the prime minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell, "with great pride" that the United States Virgin Islands has endorsed the Caribbean Challenge Initiative and is prepared to sign the CCI Leaders Declaration.

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Related Topix: John de Jongh, US Governors, World News, Virgin Islands, Central America, Charitable Organizations

Triple Pundit

China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

China produces the most greenhouse gases in the world. But the country, in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy , is working to curb the causes and effects of climate change .

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Charitable Organizations

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CNet News

IBM, Nature Conservancy Team Up to Save Amazon Rainforest

IBM's Corporate Service Corps is teaming up with The Nature Conservancy to help save the Amazon rainforest.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Agriculture, Science, Marketing

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WebWire

New Climate Research Raises Questions for Tongass Salmon

The 17,000 miles of salmon streams in the Tongass rainforest of Southeast Alaska produce a third of the state's salmon harvest, making it one of the planet's most productive wild salmon hotspots.

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Rock Hill Herald

Nearly 4,000 acres of SC forestland to be preserved

The land consists of three separate tracts, with 1,670 acres to be given to the state Department of Natural Resources and 2,225 acres going to the U.S Forest Service within five years.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, North Charleston, SC, Environment, Science, Charitable Organizations, Awendaw, SC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Talks resume on developing OECS marine managed areas and associated livelihoods

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Stakeholder consultations resumed on Thursday on moves towards further sustaining or enhancing marine managed areas and their associated livelihoods in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States .

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TheDay.Com

Falls River fishway to aid migratory fish

A fishway completed Thursday on Falls River will benefit such migratory fish as alewife and blueback herring, as well as migrating American eel and other resident fish, The Nature Conservancy said Friday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WaterWorld

EPA settles case over destruction of rare wetlands in California

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with the owners of the Anchordoguy ranch for violations of the Clean Water Act that destroyed more than 80 acres of rare vernal pool wetlands and streams in Tehama County, Calif.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Tehama County, CA, Charitable Organizations

Music-News.com

Paul McCartney helping to save elephants

In Honor of World Elephant Day - Martin D-28 Guitar Autographed by Paul McCartney to #SaveElephants, Benefitting The Nature Conservancy One of the most beloved Singer/Songwriters of all time is helping save one of the world's most beloved species in honor of World Elephant Day.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Short, Music!, Marketing

WebWire

The Nature Conservancy in Florida Names Temperince Morgan as Executive Director

The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce Temperince Morgan as the new executive director in Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Charitable Organizations

ENR-Engineering News-Record

The Nature Conservancy: Finding a Sustainable Bottom Line in Nature

The world's largest non-governmental organization is a 63-year-old environmental activist group that has drawn 119 million acres of sensitive lands under its protective wings.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

NewsTarget.com

How this 'non-profit environmental conservation' group profits from...

The country's largest and most vocal environmental group is earning revenue from an oil well on land that it controls in Texas, though the organization promised 10 years ago that it would not permit new oil and gas drilling on land that was supposedly reserved for conservation.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Arlington, VA

APRN

Stream restoration on Kuiu Island nears completion

On a remote corner of the Tongass National Forest, a six-year-long stream restoration project is wrapping up.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, us Travel, Travel

The News-Star

Mollicy floodplain reconnection nearing completion

Chris Rice of The Nature Conservancy walks along the sloped banks of the Mollicy Bayou.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

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