Conservation Book Club


Conservation Book Club

Join other conservation readers in a monthly book club, share your favorite conservation related books, or add some new titles to your reading list.

Views expressed by the books and authors discussed here are not necessarily those of SCA.

Location: Books
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July's Article: The Indiana Dune National Lakeshore's Sinkhole Mystery

Started by Josiah Jul 1. 0 Replies

OK. I am a little late on this one, but …Continue

Tags: bookclub, conservation, july

June's Article: "How to Farm a Better Fish" by Joel K. Bourne, Jr.

Started by Josiah Jun 9. 0 Replies

Fish farming or aquaculture has been a practice among humans for almost as long as humans have been growing food on land. The earliest recovered evidence of this practice dates back to 6000 BC. The rise of industrial fish farms though is something a…Continue

Tags: june, conservation, club, book

May's Article: "After Stanford Divests From Coal, Activists' Hopes Turn To Harvard"

Started by Josiah May 22. 0 Replies

There are a growing number of colleges and universities who have started to divest (selling stocks and bonds and re-investing them elsewhere) their endowments from fossil fuels. National Public Radio reported a story from one of the many students…Continue

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April's Article: "Salamander's Hefty Role in the Forest"

Started by Emily Poore Apr 8. 0 Replies

As salamanders and other amphibians are on the move towards spring breeding pools, this article ( explores the surprising role that salamanders, as a top predator, play in the global carbon…Continue

March's Article: "House to Vote on Controversial 'No More National Parks' Policy"

Started by Emily Poore. Last reply by Justin "Chuck" Lewis May 25. 1 Reply

Thanks to NPS Academy member Molly for sharing this link from the Climate Progress website: …Continue

January's Article: "To Save A Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot"

Started by Emily Poore. Last reply by Allyson Boldon Jan 25. 2 Replies

I thought we could try something a little different in 2014 and take a look at articles instead of books.  Here's a link to a piece I heard on NPR about…Continue

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