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Partnering for Northern Futures: AAAS Arctic Division Plans High-Impact Conference

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Partnering for Northern Futures: AAAS Arctic Division Plans High-Impact Conference

With the International Polar Year focusing research and public interest on Earth’s rich and sensitive Arctic zones, more than 200 scientists and engineers from the United States, Canada, and Europe will convene in Anchorage, Alaska, later this month for the AAAS Arctic Division’s annual meeting.


By AAAS,USA.


Environment Policy Resource.


Science Explores Conservation Successes on Three Continents

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Science Explores Conservation Successes on Three Continents

Over the past 25 years, the black-footed ferret was one of the most endangered mammal species in North America, its population decimated by illness, poisoning and destruction of prairie habitat. But after an urgent intervention and difficult early conservation efforts, the ferrets are being returned to the grasslands of Wyoming and nearby states and their numbers are growing again.


By AAAS,USA.


Environment Policy Resource.


Public Health Experts Urge U.S. to Balance Safety, Civil Liberties at Ports-of-Entry

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Public Health Experts Urge U.S. to Balance Safety, Civil Liberties at Ports-of-Entry

Public health experts at a AAAS Capitol Hill briefing urged U.S. public and private sectors to improve security at its ports-of-entry by increasing resources and procedures for disease surveillance of incoming travelers and goods, and encouraging coordination among agencies responsible for guarding against infectious disease..


By AAAS,USA.


Environment Policy Resource.