Environmental and ecological conservation in Westbrook is a political, environmental and social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including plant and animal species as well as their habitat for the future. Contemporary conservation movement has broadened from the early movement's emphasis on use of sustainable yield of natural resources and preservation of wilderness areas to include preservation of biodiversity. It is part of the broader and more far-reaching environmental movement. Conservation aims to preserve natural resources expressly for their continued sustainable use by humans. Conservation is also used more broadly to include the setting aside of natural areas and the active protection of wildlife for their inherent value, as much as for any value they may have for humans.
Two New York teams are among the finalists (Long Island, NY) Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency..