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Habitat conservation

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View Resource The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy manages more than 1,500 nature preserves and protects more than nine million acres of wildlife habitat, "the largest private system of wildlife refuges in the world." It does this by buying the lands containing the habitats. The What's News section is highlighted by full text of Nature Conservancy Magazine, and the annual Species Report Card. In the Field describes upcoming...

https://www.nature.org/?redirect=https-301
View Resource Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

Devoted entirely to issues related to migratory birds, this site provides broad and accessable information on the millions of songbirds that breed in the U.S. and Canada and spend the winter in Latin America and the Caribbean. John Sterling maintains this site which contains seven fact sheets that discuss the relationship between migratory birds and coffee, insect consumption, the importance of...

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/migratory-birds
View Resource EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal

Provided by the World Resources Institute (WRI) with assistance from several sponsors, EarthTrends is an environmental information portal, offering searchable databases, data tables, country profiles, maps, and feature articles in ten topical sections. These include Coastal and Marine Ecosystems, Climate and Atmosphere, Agriculture and Food, and Forests and Grasslands, among others. The databases...

http://www.wri.org/our-work/project/earthtrends-environmenta...
View Resource Living Water: Freshwater Conservation Actions in Asia/Pacific

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has recently placed online three reports focusing on conservation efforts in the Asia/Pacific region. Offered in .pdf format, all three reports provide overviews of WWF's current (the reports were originally published in 1997 and 1998) and planned efforts in their respective areas of concern, both at the regional and national levels. While aimed particularly at WWF...

http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?3699/Living-Water-Freshwater-...
View Resource Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Since the days when John Muir walked across its campus, there has been a keen interest in the environment at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment keeps this tradition alive through its different projects and publications. Perhaps the best part of the site is the Atlas of the Biosphere, which contains numerous maps documenting...

http://nelson.wisc.edu/sage/
View Resource Coral Reef Information System: Discover NOAA's Data

Part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS), this Web site is "designed to be a single point of access to NOAA coral reef information and data products, especially those derived from NOAA's Coral Reef Initiative Program." With Discover NOAA's Data, users can access information by a text search of metadata records, or by a spatial search using...

https://www.coris.noaa.gov/search/catalog/main/home.page
View Resource African Wildlife Foundation

Through research and community-based conservation, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has "played a major role in ensuring the continues existence of some of Africa's most rare and treasure species such as the elephant, the mountain gorilla, rhinoceros, and cheetah." The AWF Web site offers loads of information on the current programs and program locations, including factsheets and photos of...

https://www.awf.org
View Resource Smithsonian National Zoological Park: Conservation Central

Presented by the Smithsonian National Zoological Park and Fujifilm, this website offers a suite of fun, online activities designed to educate middle school students about habitat conservation. In one site activity, participants travel to central China to "help make decisions about a fictional forest reserve." In another activity, visitors conduct scientific research in an eastern US forest using a...

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation
View Resource Wildlife Habitat Council

Cooperation among industry and conservation groups can be rare indeed, and when the Wildlife Habitat Council was formed in 1988, it was certainly an unusual arrangement. Over the past several decades, the Council has worked to ease some of these tensions “to search for innovative joint ventures in environmental stewardship.” Visitors interested in such matters will appreciate the organization’s...

http://www.wildlifehc.org
View Resource U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services: Fisheries and Habitat Conservation

With a penchant for invasive species management and habitat restoration, the Fisheries and Habitat Conservation Program within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is interested in creating an environment for both "healthy fish" and "healthy people" through its various initiatives and partnerships. The homepage presents a rotating series of photographs that feature various fisheries facilities, and...

https://www.fws.gov/fisheries/