Tag: federal budget

Message to Congress: Healthy Lands and Waters Support a Healthy Economy

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Conservation spending did not cause the budget deficit and cutting conservation cannot fix it. In fact, supporting conservation is extremely important for our economy.

The Budget Control Process and America’s Environment

Written by | November 3rd, 2011

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This past year of budget cutting has revealed that America’s natural resource funding is a target for deep cuts. Will these programs be cut even more in the Budget Control Act process?

$100 Million for the Everglades: A Smart Investment for Nature and People

Written by | August 12th, 2011

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Our president and CEO looks at this new approach to conservation in America and explains the benefits it will provide to one of America’s most important large natural systems.

Gulf ‘Dead Zone’ Threatens Seafood, Tourism Industries

Written by | August 3rd, 2011

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Recent mapping shows the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is not bigger this year, as predicted by scientists. Unfortunately, it’s still pretty darn big… and that has some big consequences for people and nature.

Federal Budget Cannot Be Balanced on the Back of America’s Lands and Waters

Written by | July 25th, 2011

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What’s at stake for the environment in the U.S. budget negotiations? Hear what our president and CEO, Mark Tercek, has to say.

Defending Conservation in the Federal Budget

Written by | July 19th, 2011

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Conservation in America is facing a major crisis which has forced the Conservancy to take unprecedented action. Bob Bendick explains what we’ve done and why.

Cutting Conservation Cannot Fix the Deficit

Written by | July 15th, 2011

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A hundred years ago Theodore Roosevelt said, “There can be no greater issue than that of conservation in this country.” Mark Tercek explains why this is still true.

Cool Green Budget: What’s Good for Nature in FY2011

Written by | February 24th, 2010

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President Obama’s proposed federal budget has some very good things for nature — and people who depend on nature, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 3

Written by | February 3rd, 2010

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Start your day in the coolest, greenest way possible… no, seriously, put down the lime-flavored Jell-O and dive into these great stories:

  1. Missed out on Cash for Clunkers? Replace your home appliances with more energy-efficient models, and reap the benefits of “Cash for Refrigerators.” (Yahoo! Green)
  2. California steps up its greenhouse-gas-fighting game with the installation of monitoring devices that will measure local emissions. (New York Times)
  3. Is climate change responsible for larger, more extreme ocean waves in the Pacific Northwest? (Scientific American)
  4. Obama’s FY 2011 budget reserves a large chunk of green for green jobs. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Recycling office paper by turning it into…toilet paper? (Treehugger)
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