Category: Wildlife Conservation

Prion Disease Never An Isolated Event Mad cow disease has again raised its ugly head in the United States. Thanks to misinformation and mismanagement by government, the problem will persist. Government and industry representatives announced yesterday that an 11-year-old beef cow in Alabama tested positive for prion disease. Also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), […]

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Reindeer Canaries In A Coal Mine Norway and the greater Scandinavian region are experiencing some of the highest rates of neurodegenerative disease in the world. The human epidemic is fueling a related epidemic among wildlife. Norway will slaughter hundreds of reindeer to tackle a mere symptom of a bigger problem. Mismanagement is pouring fuel on the […]

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Campaign Targets Deforestation, Endangered Species Deforestation generates about 20 percent of greenhouse gasses, which contribute to global warming and climate change. Deforestation also cripples our planet’s ability to filter carbon dioxide from our air. Unfortunately, deforestation also threatens entire watersheds, including endangered species. An international PR firm based in Phoenix, Arizona has launched a program to help reverse deforestation, while […]

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Campaign Defending Kilimanjaro Region The Kilimanjaro region of East Africa is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. Millions of people and several endangered species depend on the snows and rains of Kilimanjaro for survival. As land use encroaches further into local forests, water flows are changing and conflicts with wildlife are rising. A nonprofit […]

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Chronic Wasting Disease The Tip Of An Iceberg Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is ravaging wildlife in many regions across North America. It’s part of a larger epidemic of neurological disease that is killing millions of people, wildlife and livestock around the world. Once again, wildlife are serving as the proverbial canary in a coal mine. CWD is part of an […]

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Leaders Want Help With Climate Mitigation, Resilience Leading emitters of greenhouse gases should honor their financial commitment to enable vulnerable African countries to strengthen their resilience to impacts of climate change. Heads of state and government who met at an AU summit here stressed that the industrial north has an obligation to assist African countries […]

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MentorNet Helping With Global Sustainability Project Denver-based MentorNet is now hosting the online portal and developing the architecture for two global sustainability initiatives. MentorNet also is handling all online campaigns, including search engine optimization and social media for Greener Cities and Sacred Seedlings. “This is an important new partnership,” said Rich Benvin, president and CEO of […]

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Deforestation A Key Threat To Biodiversity Forest conservation and reforestation are critical to a sustainable world. Deforestation is contributing to climate change, poverty and the loss of endangered species. Our goal is to help combat climate change, make communities more sustainable and resilient, protect wildlife habitat, protect wildlife–especially endangered species–and generate clean and green jobs. We […]

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Reforestation Can Help Mitigate Climate Change Crossbow Communications, a Denver-based advertising and public relations agency, has volunteered its services to raise money for Sacred Seedlings, an international reforestation and forest conservation program also based in Colorado. “Our partners in Tanzania have developed a plan with the forestry department to plant 10 million trees over the next […]

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PR Firm Launched Media Service In 1991 Earth News is an internationally syndicated environmental news service profiling the positive environmental efforts of individuals, organizations and corporations around the world. The syndicated column has been published around the globe since 1991. In addition, the company and its founders have written and published eleven books, so far, […]

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