Tag: Natural Resources

Golden-Winged Warbler Ecology and Guidelines for Creating Breeding Habitat

Golden-Winged Warbler Ecology and Guidelines for Creating Breeding Habitat

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 12, 2019

>>Good afternoon and thank you for standing by. At this time, our lines have been placed on a listen only mode until we open for questions and answers. Also today’s conference is being recorded. If anyone has any objections, please disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn the call over to Hank […]

Environmental Protection: The Surprising Solution | Learn Liberty

Environmental Protection: The Surprising Solution | Learn Liberty

By Micah Moen 52 Comments September 9, 2019

What sorts of countries cut down all their trees? What sorts of countries pollute their air? What sorts of countries wantonly kill their animals? There is a lot of variation but on an average there is this underlying theme countries that are more economically free tend to protect their environments. Countries that are less economically […]

Pest Management from an Ecological Framework

Pest Management from an Ecological Framework

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 6, 2019

Getting started with our conservation webinar, I’m Holli Kuykendall, National Technology Specialist for NRCS’s East National Technology Support Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. I’m pleased to turn the webinar over to David Lamm. David is the National Soil Health Team Leader for NRCS’s Soil Health Division, and he is also located in Greensboro. David, you […]

Weeds: A Chemical or an Ecological Problem?

Weeds: A Chemical or an Ecological Problem?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 5, 2019

[Music] Recently I read an article warning us of the threat of pigweed to agriculture in South Dakota. The message seemed to be: “Make sure you get your chemistry right” If herbicides are the only tools in the farmers toolbox to address this problem, I’d say we have a very scary situation. Now weeds are […]

Why is there NO CRISIS in AUSTRALIA? – VisualPolitik EN

Why is there NO CRISIS in AUSTRALIA? – VisualPolitik EN

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 4, 2019

It is known as “The Lucky Country.” Sun, amazing beaches, a great deal of natural life and many, many natural resources… This is Australia, a surfer’s paradise and a centre for the sport of cricket! A calm British sport where there is even a break for tea. Australia is, dear viewer, such a special and […]

Highlights: New Developments in Building Ecological Civilization in China

Highlights: New Developments in Building Ecological Civilization in China

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 3, 2019

(upbeat music) – There’s not much research on this, how to use social forces to provide incentives for better environmental performance. I specify the 10 Social or Society-Based Instruments, and methods of our programs. I define these and also send proposals to the ministry. The first of the major issues is the Government Awareness and […]

Endangered Species: Worth Saving from Extinction?

Endangered Species: Worth Saving from Extinction?

By Micah Moen 51 Comments August 27, 2019

(electronic keyboard tones playing) – Meet the Pygmy Hippo. They live in Africa and they are too stinking cute, like this little one, oh my god look how adorable he is. Too bad these guys are dying out. Yup, they’re in danger. There’s only about two or three thousand of them left in the wild. […]

2014 QUT Grand Challenge Lecture – Building the Resilience of Earth’s Ecosystems – T Hughes

2014 QUT Grand Challenge Lecture – Building the Resilience of Earth’s Ecosystems – T Hughes

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 23, 2019

So I’m going to talk today about the resilience of ecosystems. Now resilience is one of those words that has a different meaning depending on who we talk to so I’m going to straight up define it. So resilience, in the way that I’m using it, is the capacity of the system to absorb shocks […]

Canada’s Boreal Forest

Canada’s Boreal Forest

By Micah Moen 13 Comments August 22, 2019

My name is Gord Miller. I’m a Director General with the Canadian Forest Service. The Canadian Forest Service has existed for over a hundred years. Most of our research efforts, and we have been largely a science based organization over our history, has resulted in research in the boreal. It’s an ecosystem that’s been very […]

Natural Disturbances in Canada’s Boreal Forest

Natural Disturbances in Canada’s Boreal Forest

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 18, 2019

My name’s Marty Alexander. I’m a Senior Fire Behaviour Research Officer with the Canadian Forest Service and I’ve been undertaking research in the boreal forest for the past 33 years. My name is Jan Volney. I’m a Research Scientist with the Canadian Forest Service of Natural Resources Canada. And I’m very proud of that. My […]