News tagged with habitat conservation

Western governors tout sage grouse conservation efforts

A group of Western-state governors has released a report on voluntary efforts in 11 states to conserve the habitat of sage grouse as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the federal Endangered Species ...

dateApr 02, 2015 in Ecology
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Hunting, birdwatching boosts conservation action

What inspires people to support conservation? As concerns grow about the sustainability of our modern society, this question becomes more important. A new study by researchers at Cornell University provides one simple answer: ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Ecology
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A major study of all penguin populations

A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation. Writing in the journal, Conservation Biology, a group of internationally renowned scientists recommends the adoption ...

dateAug 06, 2014 in Ecology
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