National Monument Designations

Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designations

JULIET EILPERIN in THE WASHINGTON POST | 24 April 2017 "President Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review national monument designations his three predecessors have...

Bison and yaks soon on way to Pleistocene Park after Kickstarter campaign raises $110,000

THE SIBERIAN TIMES | 11 April 2017 "A total of 747 people from around the world backed a fundraiser which will allow bison and yaks to be brought to Pleistocene...

U.N. High Seas Preparatory Committee (PrepCom)

3rd Session of the U.N. Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) on the High Seas UN Headquarters, NYC | 27 March - 7 April 2017   UN member states are discussing how to create marine...

Designating New Wilderness in America?

Will Congress Go Another Year Without Designating New Wilderness? KATE SHEPPARD on HUFF POST GREEN | 3 January 2014, 8:08 EST WASHINGTON -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the...

Adventure science on American Prairie Reserve

ADVENTURERS AND SCIENTISTS FOR CONSERVATION | 20 November 2013 LANDMARK seeks adventure scientists for survey crew members The steppes of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Patagonia and the Northern Great Plains of America are the...

Imagine American Prairie Reserve

ARLO HEMPHILL | 20 November 2013 IMAGINE a grassland reserve of THREE-MILLION acres – a wildlife spectacle that rivals the Serengeti and an AWE-INSPIRING place for you and your children...
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National Wildlife Refuges fuel local economies

  National Wildlife Refuges Support Over 35,000 Jobs, Pump $2.4 Billion into Local Communities U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR | 5 November 2013 MINNEAPOLIS, MN – America’s national wildlife refuges continue to...
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Nations to designate Antarctic marine protected areas?

  A meeting of 24 nations and the European Union in mid-July will decide the fate of two proposed ocean reserves in Antarctica. JANE J LEE on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC | 2...

Antarctic Reserves Could More Than Double World’s Protected Oceans

  In July 2013 CCAMLR will hold a Special Meeting in Bremerhaven, Germany, dedicated to further discussions on marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean. This meeting will be...
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Marine reserves around Antarctica

10 reasons to create marine reserves around Antarctica ELYSSA ROSEN on THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS | 26 June 2013 In July, two dozen countries and the European Union will determine whether...

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Indigenous people want to make Amazon Rainforest world's biggest protected area

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Scientists Find Very Little Ocean Wilderness Remains

A new study in Current Biology finds that very little ocean wilderness remains intact and almost none of it remains in coastal areas.  The...
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Breaking Free from Plastic Pollution

LAUREN REID for GREENPEACE | 27 October 2017 With a truckload’s worth of trash entering our ocean every minute of every day, it’s not hard...