News tagged with protected areas

Utah suing federal government over wilderness plan

(AP) -- The state of Utah filed a lawsuit Friday against the federal government over an Obama administration plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection.

Apr 30, 2011
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Using buildings for flood protection

Buildings, car parks and roads could, alongside their "regular" functions, have a role to play in protecting the rest of the city from flooding. According to researcher Bianca Stalenberg, this concept could be very useful ...

Sep 07, 2010
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Photo album tells story of wildlife decline

With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vanishing species ...

Aug 31, 2010
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