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International Union for Conservation of Nature - Wikipedia

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The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. ... In preparation fo...

Nature and Animal Conservation — Global Issues

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Periodically, they produce the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species to highlight .... Why the careless and casual nature of this medicine use? .... Efforts to move towards sustainable development and conservation efforts are .... The Gold industry has also left a set of environmental, social and political problems in its wake.

Endangered Species | The Earth Times | Encyclopaedia

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May 29, 2011 ... An endangered species is a group of organisms which is at risk of becoming extinct. ... destruction or interruption of environment, in other words habitat loss; ... too few remaining members for sustainable breeding. ... realise that this is very closely linked to the need to conserve the biodiversity of the planet.

Sustainable Agriculture | Industries | WWF

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The need for sustainable resource management is increasingly urgent. ... we produce food is one of the most important conservation issues of the 21st century. ... to conserve biodiversity, they also can threaten wild species and spaces. ... 2016; Food and Environmental Leaders Unite to Improve Water Use and Quality in ...

Empowering Communities | Initiatives | WWF

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... knowledge and practices to sustainably use and protect natural resources. ... It was the first African country to incorporate protection of the environment into its ... The marine resources of the South Pacific region are threatened by major challenges. WWF believes that sustainable livelihood, development and conservation ...

Global Conservation: Balancing Nature and Human Needs ...

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The conservation of biological diversity-the species, ecosystems, and ecological ... in an understanding of the human forces that shape the environment. It is an .... or staff training affect the way conservation organizations address social issues. ..... for conservation and sustainable natural resource use in the Antongil region.

conservation - National Geographic Society

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Aug 26, 2011 ... When we use the environment in ways that ensure we have resources for the future, it is called sustainable development. ... This is true even if we don't eat a species threatened with extinction because ... Electronic devices present a big problem for conservation because technology changes so quickly.

Social and Environmental Influences on Endangered Species: A ...

journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1525/sop.2004.47.1.79

Social and Environmental Influences on Endangered Species: A ... theory and analyzed data on endangered species, population, land use, economic size ... “ Some Observations on States, World Orders, and the Politics of Sustainability. ... “ World Society, the Nation-State, and Environmental Protection: Comment on Frank, ...

The Economics of Endangered Species | Resources for the Future

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Oct 25, 2010 ... The protection of rare species is of paramount public interest ... private incentives to account for social benefits of species protection. ... for environmental exploitation by rural residents of poor countries. ... Likewise, tenurial insecurity reduces expected returns from sustainable use of forest resources.

Marine Conservation Organizations - MarineBio.org

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We hope you will consider becoming a MarineBio Conservation Society ... on marine conservation and other environmental issues such as biodiversity and global warming. .... SSC produces the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species , provides technical ... Mission: "Promote sustainable use of aquatic resources, serve as a ...