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1780s Thomas Malthus
1890 U.S. Government declares frontier closed
1891 Forest Reserve Act (1891)
1892 John Muir (1892), preservationist
1892 Sierra Club
1900 Lacey Act (1900)
1900-1909 Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt (early 1901-1909 The Golden Age of Conservation)
1902 Reclamation Act (1902)
1905 Audobon Society, founding of (1905)
1905 Gifford Pinchot (1905)
1906 Antiquities Act (1906)
1908 Svante Arhenius (1908)
1910 Alice Hamilton (1910?)
1916 Woodrow Wilson and National Park Service Act (1916)
1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act (1918)
1930s Franklin D. Roosevelt (early 1930s stuff … think history class!)
1933 Civilian Conservation Corps (1933)
1933 Tennessee Valley Authority (1933?)
1934 Dust Bowl begins in Midwest (1934)
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1961 World Wildlife Fund, foundation of (1961)
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1957 Price-Anderson Act (1957)
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1962 Rachel Carson (1962 publication)
World Wildlife Fund
The world wildlife Fund is an international organization leading in conservation of wildlife and environmental projects around the world.
The World Wildlife Fund
was founded on
Their mission is to reduce and halt the destruction of our environment by promoting efficient use of resources and energy and preserving wildlife
WWF’s is to conserve 19 of the world's most important natural places and significantly change
to protect the future of nature.
WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally.
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