Posts Tagged ‘conservation’

Conservation: What is it and how does it impact rainforests?

By Marie Brown Conservation is one of the primary buzzwords in the environmental movement. However, what does conservation really mean in the sense of environmental protection? In short, conservation means the human inclination to defend any or all individual species, habitats,... Read more

Celebrating Bio-Diversity Day: It’s Not A ‘Wake’ Yet

Compiled by Newsbyrd staff- (May 22, 2012)  On December 29th 1993, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio, 172 governments ratified a motion creating International Day for Biological Diversity, to be observed each year,... Read more

What You Need To Know About Sushi

By Mark Kneubuhl- (May 20, 2012)  A couple of decades ago the average American may have thought Sushi was another Far Eastern discipline, teaching meditation and brick-breaking techniques. Today, the word Sushi is part of the American vernacular; with... Read more

Conversationalist Aren’t Chosen, They’re Made!

By Mark Kneubuhl – ( May 19, 2012)   I’ve caught a lot of Mahi Mahi (Dolphin Fish) and believe it is one of the best tasting cooked fish our oceans have to offer.  They can grow over six feet and... Read more

A Modern Day Robinson Crusoe

Compiled by Newsbyrd staff – (May 09, 2012)  During the 18th century, the 115 Islands that made up the Seychelles were a hideaway for pirates, including the infamous Oliver Levasseur, known as The Buzzard, who was hanged in Mauritius... Read more

This Week’s Top 10 Good and Bad EnviroNews

Compiled by Newsbyrd Staff- (April 20, 2012)  On Sunday the world will celebrate Earth Day to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. Earth Day is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and is celebrated in more than... Read more

The Committee on Natural Resources Doesn’t Eat Sushi

By Mark Kneubuhl- (April 18, 2012)  About 15 years ago in an interview with a South Pacific Fisheries official about the assessment of tuna stocks, I was told, “There’s just too much water mixed with all those fish.” The... Read more