Archive of Ecosystems documents

  • Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
  • March 2012: The Colorado River Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 29, 2012

    Often called the ―lifeblood of the West,‖ the Colorado River drains areas of seven U.S. and two Mexican states
  • EDF conducted a study exploring ranchers’ thoughts on implementing a rotational fallowing program in the Upper Colorado River Basin.
  • A delta once more Type: Report

    Date: November 15, 2011

    Restoring riparian and wetland habitat in the Colorado River Delta
  • Economic Incentive Policies for REDD in Indonesia: Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 11, 2011

    Powerpoint presentation on OSIRIS-Indonesia spreadsheet and map tool for REDD policies.
  • Central Wetlands Assimilation Project Groundbreaking Statement by Elizabeth Skree
  • Farm Bill Water Conservation Programs Type: Report

    Date: October 11, 2011

    This report briefly examines how relevant farm bill conservation programs have been used in the seven basin states in recent years.
  • RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011 Type: Legislative Analysis

    Date: April 14, 2011

    Section-by-section summary of the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourism Opportunities and Revived Economy of the Gulf Coast Act of 2011.
  • A Landowner’s Guide to New England Cottontail Habitat Management
  • Restoring the Mississippi River Delta Type: Report

    Date: November 12, 2008

    Findings from a Nationwide Survey of 1,006 Likely 2012 General Election Voters on Restoring the Mississippi River Delta.
  • Energy-Water Nexus in Texas Type: Report

    Date: April 2, 2009

    Failing to consider the link between water and energy could further drain these already vulnerable resources.
  • Solutions Spring 2010 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2010

    In this issue: EDF redoubles efforts to save Gulf wetlands, Risky Business: Tampering with the Earth's Climate, U.S. and Brazil sign pact on rainfores
  • Common Ground Type: Report

    Date: July 28, 2010

    Agenda for restoration compiled by Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife Federation, and the National Audubon Society that details specifi
  • Governor Schwarzenegger Letter to Senators Type: Letter

    Date: February 28, 2008

    Key points in Schwarzenegger administration's plan for addressing water supply/environmental crisis.
  • Finding the Water Type: Report

    Date: October 27, 2005

    This Environmental Defense Fund study describes the environmental crisis of the Bay-Delta and proposes seven ways to find water to dedicate to the eco
  • Solutions Summer 2011 Type: Newsletter

    Date: July 18, 2011

    In this issue: the Moms Clean Air Force takes on corporate polluters, nursing Louisiana's wetlands back to health, finding common ground in Cuba, a gl
  • Solutions Spring 2011 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 24, 2011

    In this issue: Can California’s climate law help prevent deforestation elsewhere in the world?, raising climate change awareness in India, Clean Air A
  • Solutions Fall 2010 Type: Newsletter

    Date: September 1, 2010

    In this issue: Senate adrift on climate legislation, ensuring a future for sharks in the Gulf of Mexico, rebuilding and restoring after the Deepwater
  • Solutions Spring 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: April 1, 2009

    In this issue: The race to reinvent energy; A new deal for the environment; With EDF's help, Wal-Mart take green business global; Less carbon = more j
  • Solutions June 2008 Type: Newsletter

    Date: May 28, 2008

    In this issue: Taking green partnerships to the next level; Border fence versus rare cats; End of the road for dirty diesel; Olympics inspire cuts in