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05:35 ET Monterey Bay Aquarium: Until governments adopt a science-based recovery plan, nearly 200 top chefs and culinary leaders say 'no' to Pacific bluefin tuna

Leading chefs on five continents have pledged to keep Pacific bluefin tuna off their menus until there's effective international action to manage...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:41 ET LUI Che Woo-priset, ett pris för världssamfundet, meddelar 2017 års vinnare och 2018 års fokusområden

LUI Che Woo-priset, ett pris för världssamfundet ("LUI Che Woo-priset" eller "priset") meddelar 2017 års vinnare den 22 augusti 2017 (Hong...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:23 ET Prêmio LUI Che Woo - Prêmio para a Civilização Mundial anuncia os ganhadores do prêmio de 2017 e as áreas específicas de foco para 2018

O Prêmio LUI Che Woo – Prêmio para a Civilização Mundial ("o Prêmio LUI Che Woo" ou "o Prêmio") anunciou em 22 de agosto de 2017 seus ganhadores de...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:22 ET El Premio LUI Che Woo - Premio por la Civilización Mundial anuncia a los laureados del premio de 2017 y las áreas específicas de enfoque de 2018

El Premio LUI Che Woo – Premio por la Civilización Mundial ("el Premio LUI Che Woo" o "el Premio") anunció a sus laureados de 2017 el 22 de agosto...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:20 ET LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation Announces 2017 Prize Laureates and 2018 Specific Areas of Focus

The LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation ("the LUI Che Woo Prize" or "the Prize") announced its 2017 laureates on 2 August 2017 (Hong...


Aug 22, 2017, 16:50 ET UCI among Sierra magazine's top 10 'Cool Schools' for eighth straight year

With the announcement today of Sierra magazine's 2017 "Cool Schools" ranking, the University of California, Irvine becomes the only campus to score...


Aug 22, 2017, 13:01 ET USD Ranks 10th Nationally on Sierra Magazine's "Cool Schools" List

The University of San Diego ranks 10th nationally on the 2017 "Cool Schools" list of the greenest colleges and universities in a study released...


Aug 22, 2017, 12:10 ET Colorado Petroleum Council statement on industry commitment to safety, local communities and the environment

Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) today released the following statement in response to Governor Hickenlooper's proposals on industry safety. The...


Aug 21, 2017, 09:40 ET Surf's up! Hurricane season is a wild ride for business owners, so prep now

So your home is prepared for a hurricane or tropical storm. Great! Be proud you have checked the boxes -- proper preparation pays off. But what...


Aug 21, 2017, 09:00 ET New SFI Board Members Come Together To Enhance Community, Brand Owner And Youth Engagement

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) welcomed two new officers and one new member to its Board of Directors: Mark Rodgers as Board Chair,...


Aug 18, 2017, 13:06 ET Coalition of Maritime Commerce Organizations Responds to Forensic Report on Asian Carp

On Friday, August 18, UnLock Our Jobs--a coalition of business and industry organizations dedicated to supporting the U.S. economy through the...


Aug 17, 2017, 18:02 ET CEMEX Sand Mine Agreement Approved by California State Lands Commission

Final approval of CEMEX's agreement to phase out operations at our long-running Lapis sand plant occurred when the California State Lands...


Aug 17, 2017, 12:14 ET CH2M-developed integrated water management plan promotes sustainable water solutions in metropolitan Atlanta

Developing an inclusive vision to meet future water demands, CH2M recently completed an integrated water resource management plan highlighting...


Aug 17, 2017, 09:05 ET Former Vice President Al Gore To Deliver Keynote Address At "National Clean Energy Summit 9.0: Integrating Innovation" In Las Vegas, Oct. 13

Former Vice President Al Gore will take the stage at this year's "National Clean Energy Summit 9.0: Integrating Innovation" (NCES 9.0) to further...


Aug 17, 2017, 08:30 ET The Home Depot Converting 50 Rooftops to Solar Farms

The Home Depot® today announced the addition of solar installations at 50 stores as it continues to expand its alternative energy portfolio,...


Aug 17, 2017, 08:30 ET Texas Trees Foundation Announces New Dallas Urban Heat Island Effect Report And Findings

Texas Trees Foundation ("Texas Trees") today announced findings from the 2017 Dallas Urban Heat Island Effect report, a year-long study of the...