A major programme of conservation
is about to get under way at La Tourette; clearly the conservation
challenge is how to rectify problems while maintaining 'complete simplicity'.
Despite the obvious threat of conversion to housing developments, many conservation
groups view the upheaval in timberland ownership as a chance to create an entirely new approach to forest management focused on biodiversity.
Anybody who does the math has to conclude that we get more bang for our buck with conservation
," says Sargent.
Under section 170(h)(4) and (5), a contribution is made exclusively for conservation
purposes if it is made in perpetuity and designed to
The really exciting promise of precision conservation
to me is applying it at watershed or landscape scale.
In order to achieve the necessary energy conservation
requirements the team chose to install high efficiency gas fired condensing boilers, high EER water source heat pumps, photo voltaic cells, air-to-air and water-to-water heat recovery equipment and occupancy sensors in order to reduce energy dependence and consumption.
As it is, forest companies, the government and most mainstream conservation
groups arrived at a consensus several years ago stipulating that new conservation
reserves must be balanced with more development.
Because many threatened forests lie along international boundaries, international cooperation will often be necessary to achieve a particular conservation
A more forward-looking philosophy concerning special collections conservation
, however, is the view of a collection as a whole, of what has become known as collections conservation
We need also to think of forest conservation
and wildlife conservation
, and not just for the sake of hunting and fishing, but because our woodlands are economically precious and because farming depends on nature's processes and its health.
Although private solutions to wildlife conservation
have had dramatic results, their promise and application in post-colonial Southern Africa is limited by the political power and cultural dominance of communal lands.