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Sharkwater: The Explosive Documentary Film on the Costa Rica Shark Fin TradeecopreservationsocietyCosta Rica Shark Water

Mon, 26 Jan 2009 07:00:22 +0000

Rob Stewart tells the amazing story of the making of the documentary firm Sharkwater.  Rob uncovers the connection between the illegal shark fin trade, the mafia and the Costa Rican government.  Hear the story of how they were chased down by guns boats during the making of the film by the Costa Rican government.  Get […]

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Today’s Mass Extinction: The Call of LifeecopreservationsocietyMass ExtinctionMass Extinction

Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:04:01 +0000

WASHINGTON: Chances of humans benefiting from nature are receding, as natural habitats are becoming less productive due to the gradual extinction of plant species. Many scientists now argue that the Earth is in the middle of the sixth mass extinction in the history of life. Some estimates suggest that as much as 50 per cent […]

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Cutting Down Trees to Save the RainforestecopreservationsocietySustainable Forestry Rain Forest

Wed, 14 Jan 2009 00:36:16 +0000

Sustainable Forestry has been a solution in Papua New Guinea.  (See Video Below) The management planned developed by locals and environmental groups mimic the natural dynamic of the forest. By carefully observing the natural cessation of different native trees and their different roles in the forest ecosystem, they recreated the natural processes in the forest. […]

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The Secrects of El Dorado and the Magic of Terra PretaecopreservationsocietyTerra Preta AmazonAmazon Terra Preta

Tue, 13 Jan 2009 01:50:09 +0000

Documentary Film Below Many soil scientists insist an ancient Amerindian agrarian society will soon make a huge impact on the modern world. They say once the intricacies and formulation of the society’s “terra preta” (dark earth) is unlocked, the benefits will help stop environmental degradation and bring fertility to depleted soils. Developing and developed nations […]

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Costa Rica’s Holdridge Toad Declared ExtinctecopreservationsocietyCosta Rica Holdridge Toad Extinct

Thu, 16 Oct 2008 13:16:53 +0000

The Holdridge’s toad is a small, black, deaf and mute toad that lived in Heredia’s Chompipe Mountain Range. After searching for the species with no luck, Barcelona’s Red List of Endangered Species, from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) declared the small toad extinct from the globe. Holdridge’s toad, whose scientific name […]

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Tropical Wetlands Sequester 80% More Carbon than Temperate WetlandsecopreservationsocietyCosta Rica Vacation Tropical WetlandsCosta Rica Vacation Tropical Wet Lands

Wed, 15 Oct 2008 21:15:21 +0000

Tropical wetlands store 80 percent more carbon than temperate wetlands, reports a new study that compared ecosystems in Costa Rica and Ohio. William Mitsch of Ohio State University and colleagues found that the tropical wetland in Costa Rica accumulated around 1 ton of carbon per acre [2.63 t/ha] per year, while the temperate wetland in […]

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Part 6 – Getting Our Priorities Straight – Common Sense Goals for Fighting Climate Change.ecopreservationsocietyClimate Change Global Warming Solutions Carbon Offsets Climate Change Global Warming Solutions Carbon Offsets Climate Change Global Warming Solutions Carbon Offsets

Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:36:27 +0000

By Kevin Peterson, CEO Eco Preservation Society At Eco Preservation Society we advocate two common sense long-term goals: Common Sense Goal #1: Within thirty years we must replace fossil fuels as an energy source. Common Sense Goal #2: Over the next one hundred years we must sequestered the excess carbon that has been added to […]

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The Amphibian Extinction Crisis – Amphibian Arkecopreservationsocietyamphibian arkamphibians frogs lizards toad costa ricaamphibians frogs lizards toad costa rica

Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:41:20 +0000

From Amphibian Ark Amphibians are an important component of the global ecosystem, as indicators of environmental health and contributors to human health. They watched the dinosaurs come and go, but today almost half of them are themselves threatened with extinction. Addressing the amphibian extinction crisis represents the greatest species conservation challenge in the history of […]

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Carbon Sequestration and Storage in Soils Could Solve Global WarmingecopreservationsocietyCarbon Sequestration

Thu, 19 Jun 2008 13:23:41 +0000

Soils contain more than twice as much carbon as the atmosphere according to estimates (Food and Agriculture Association of the United Nations, FAO). Increasing the amount of carbon naturally stored in soils could provide the short-term bridge to reduce the impacts of increasing carbon emissions until low-carbon and sustainable technologies can be implemented. A group […]

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National Geographic Human Footprint – Trashecopreservationsociety

Sun, 15 Jun 2008 06:49:35 +0000

Have you ever considered how much waste and garbage that you will produce over the course of your lifetime. National Geographic took a look and here is the total impact for the average American. The Human Footprint – Trash The Human Footprint – Cars Part One – Introduction Part Two – Milk & Daily Industry […]

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