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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
Members: 101
Latest Activity: Oct 14

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October's Article: "The Trouble with Wilderness"

Started by Emily Poore Oct 1. 0 Replies

The 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act was celebrated in September and got me thinking about where this idea of wilderness and wild places comes from.…Continue

September's Read: A Book About Trout

Started by Josiah Sep 11. 0 Replies

Here in New England we have about a month and a half left in our standard fresh water fishing season. So, as the fall settles in it got me thinking about where all of these stocked trout come from, and why we always seem to have Rainbow Trout in our…Continue

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August: Street View for the Gulf Coast

Started by Josiah Aug 14. 0 Replies

Ok, so we live in a world where our impacts on the environment are getting more and more obvious, but sometimes we need a bit of a reminder. This initiative is powered by some of the same technology that gave us street view in Google Maps. The idea…Continue

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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

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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

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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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