Conservation

Yellowstone National Park: Fulfilling the Mission

Yellowstone National Park is the first National Park, and has is a park with one of the highest traffic per year.  As these statistics, are released, I turn to the park and wonder, "How do they meet the goals set by the NPS mission statement?"  If you do not know...

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Arches National Park: Fulfilling the Mission

As an estimated 300,000,000 people visit National Parks every year, I have to ask the question: "How are they fulfilling their Mission Statement?" The National Park Service is expanded all over the country, and has a rich history of conservation. "The National Park...

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How to Conserve Water at Home

It's no surprise that water is wasted everyday.  It is estimated that in America alone, one trillion gallons of water are wasted each year. (Source: washingtonpost.com) The scariest part of it all is the fact that you may have contributed. But don't fret reader, this...

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Top 5 most Influential Environmentalists

Throughout history, political issues have come and gone.  Unless I'm mistaken, people just don't get fired up about the government's purchase rate of silver or the monopolizing oil companies. While this thought is true for most issues, the environment is of constant...

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Predator Conservation Network

The Predator Conservation Network is dedicated to revealing the importance of predators and dispelling myths about these important species. Predators and Ecosystems Predators can have a stabilizing effect on an ecosystem, a characteristics of a healthy ecosystem. A...

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5 Recently Extinct Animals

Is the world on the verge of losing the majority of its animals? It might sound absurd, but it’s not as far-fetched as you might think when you consider the earth’s history. In the past 540 million years there have been five mass extinctions. A mass extinction is when...

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