Environmental conservation

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Environmental conservation

Concern for the maintenance of the environment in its entirety; involves maintaining the cherished aspects of heritage, such as buildings, trees, open spaces, landmarks, and the atmosphere.
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In particular I show how general principles of the conservation movement have influenced FCA policy.
THE TOPIC: Following his environmentally focused (and critically acclaimed) biography of Theodore Roosevelt, Douglas Brinkley set out to write a series of books on the creation of America's conservation movement.
THE NATURE OF CITIES: ECOLOGICAL VISIONS AND THE AMERICAN URBAN PROFESSIONS, 1920-1960 offers an excellent survey of how city planning and ongoing programs of natural resource management converged, blending the rise and fall of an early conservation movement with a history of urban renewal in the U.
The worldwide conservation movement may have done wonders for protecting land and biodiversity, but it's the latest threat (alongside extractive industries and tourism) to indigenous people, writes Mark Dowie in Conservation Refugees: The HundredYear Conflict Between Global Conservation and Native Peoples (The MIT Press, $27.
The book tests the pulse of the conservation movement, its impact on the public, and the extent of its understanding of the true challenges to animals' habitat needs.
A growing suburban conservation movement is rolling out across Australia, nurturing local community groups who are working to live sustainably and to save their particular patches of natural assets.
Thoreau's Walden Pond in Massachusetts became a symbol of the modern conservation movement by virtue of the artist's intelligence and unique focus on the subject.
The event will celebrate the centennial of President Theodore Roosevelt's landmark 1908 Conference of Governors, which summoned the nation's governors to the White House for a summit that effectively launched the conservation movement.
And not only were they helping the conservation movement, they were also helping to raise money for a local cause.
AT FIRST GLANCE, writing the history of Canada's nascent wildlife conservation movement in the twentieth century might seem a trivial task.
The National Trust plays a unique role in British life and in the world conservation movement, but none of what we do would be possible without the extraordinary backing of our supporters.

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