Natural resources

BlueConduit and Google.org Announce Coalition to Help Communities Quantify and Locate Dangerous Lead Service Lines

by on September 28, 2021 0

Mountain View, California –– Today, Google.org announced $ 3 million in grants to BlueConduit Charitable fund, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and WE ACT for environmental justice to support the equitable replacement of lead service lines. The grants will fund the development of BlueConduit’s open source machine learning technologies, which will allow cities of...

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Sustainable use protected areas catalyze improved livelihoods in rural Amazonia

by on September 27, 2021 0

Importance Sustainable use protected areas (PAs) have contributed to the conservation of tropical biodiversity by discouraging deforestation in many countries, but their social and economic benefits for local stakeholders remain poorly understood. The Amazon is home to the largest tropical PA system on Earth, which aims to safeguard its rich biological and cultural diversity....

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Governor Hogan establishes office of outdoor recreation to support outdoor activities – CBS Baltimore

by on September 26, 2021 0

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (WJZ) – Governor Larry Hogan announced the creation of the Ofoffice of Outside Recreation within the department of Maryland of Natural Resources (MRN). Newly hired J. Daryl Anthony will be its first executive director. “A of the hallmark of our state is stewardship of our lands and waters by the Marylanders who...

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Give the lake sturgeon a helping hand

by on September 24, 2021 0

Posted September 24, 2021. Close up view of the face of a lake sturgeon. Michigan Department of Natural Resources photo. by Jennifer Johnson and Darren Kramer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Lake sturgeon are long-lived fish species that were once common in the Great Lakes. However, over the past two centuries, lake sturgeon populations...

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Environmental organization hails Miller’s appointment as Minister of Natural Resources – Eye Witness News

by on September 24, 2021 0

BNRF says ready to help new ministry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Natural Resources Foundation (BNRF) praised the Davis-led administration for what it called a “visionary position” in creating the first Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources. After Golden Isles MP Vaughn Miller was sworn in as Minister of Environment and Natural Resources,...

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