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Feb 23, 2017, 11:46 ET DCNR Sets White-Water Release into Bucks County's Tohickon Creek

White-water boating enthusiasts once again will converge on Bucks County's Tohickon Creek Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, when the Department...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:00 ET A Global Plan to Save Coral Reefs from Extinction

A global plan to save coral reefs from complete eradication caused by climate change, pollution and poor fishing practices launched today at The...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Economic Council Focused on Planetary Health

The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the formation of The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health at the Oxford Martin...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:23 ET Conference to address advances in water and food security from local to global scales

Registration is open for the 2017 Water for Food Global Conference organized by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:25 ET US Congressional Committee calls on EPA Administrator to withdraw Pebble Project veto

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:33 ET Dell Ships First Recycled Ocean Plastics Packaging in Its Industry

World Ocean Summit -- - Pilot program delivers technology industry's first packaging trays with 25% recycled ocean plastic content, will...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:21 ET Original Grain Watch Co. Makes Socio-Economic Impact in Senegal with a $22K Contribution to Trees for the Future.

Original Grain Watch Co., the global lifestyle brand notable for their wood x steel watches, today contributed $22K to Trees for the Future, an...


Feb 21, 2017, 15:43 ET Outerknown Partners With Ocean Conservancy To Launch The #ITSNOTOK Campaign, An Evergreen Giveback Program

In Spring 2017, sustainable menswear brand Outerknown will launch #ITSNOTOK, a transformative, evergreen giveback program designed to bring...


Feb 21, 2017, 10:21 ET Walton Family Foundation Details Next Phase in Restoring Indonesia's Fisheries

Today, at the Economist's fourth annual World Ocean Summit, the Walton Family Foundation outlined its five-year strategy for sustainable fisheries...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:42 ET Asian Correspondent Launches 2017 CSR 50 Index

- 60% of plastics dumped into the earth's oceans come from 5 countries in Asia - Asian Correspondent's 2 million plus monthly readers seek...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:08 ET Business Network for Offshore Wind Selects Vitamin as Agency of Record

Vitamin®, the web and public relations agency, today announced that it has been selected as agency of record (AOR) for the Business Network for...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:00 ET DB Export's Mission to Save New Zealand Beaches

DB Export has announced its mission to help save New Zealand's beaches by producing a man-made sand product. The brewery was motivated by the...


Feb 21, 2017, 07:29 ET Growth Opportunities in the Gulf Triggered by Innovations and Disruptions in Building Energy Efficiency

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is at an interesting juncture as the economic and social initiatives driving the transition towards energy...


Feb 20, 2017, 16:26 ET UHLC and Calgary law school host symposium on shared energy and environmental issues

The University of Houston Law Center and the University of Calgary Faculty of Law are co-sponsoring a two-day symposium on February 23-24, 2017,...


Feb 20, 2017, 09:00 ET Claremont's Drucker-Ito School of Management Makes Innovative Bid for VW Settlement Funds

Everybody knows that electric cars are having a major impact on the environment. But could they also change both the thinking and the driving...


Feb 17, 2017, 13:20 ET EEI President Tom Kuhn Congratulates Scott Pruitt on His Confirmation as EPA Administrator

EEI President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt's confirmation as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator....


Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water

A coalition of over 130 investors representing over $685 Billion in assets under management called on banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:31 ET Forest Products Employees Hit Capitol Hill To Share Local Impacts Of Legislation And Regulations

American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C., this week to meet with members of Congress and...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:53 ET Earth Day Network Launches Three Year Campaign on Environmental & Climate Literacy on Earth Day 2017

On April 22nd, Earth Day Network (EDN), global coordinator for Earth Day, is launching its Earth Day 2017 three-year campaign for Environmental...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:09 ET IFAW: Protecting Pangolins on World Pangolin Day

February 18 marks World Pangolin Day. Small and scaly, pangolins are the world's most illegally traded mammal and in danger of extinction. While...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Colorado DOT Has Adopted Datumate's Cutting Edge Mapping Tools

Datumate's professional Site Survey Solution has helped the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to quickly and safely survey a water...


Feb 16, 2017, 07:31 ET Metsä Wood: Puurakentaminen ehkäisee ilmastonmuutosta varastoimalla hiiltä

Rakennusala tuottaa lähes kolmanneksen maapallon vuosittaisista kasvihuone-päästöistä, joten sen vaikutus ilmastonmuutoksen hillitsemisessä on...


Feb 16, 2017, 07:29 ET Metsä Wood: Byggeri med træ bekæmper klimaændringer gennem CO2-oplagring

Byggebranchen bidrager med op til 30 % af den årlige udledning af drivhusgasser på verdensplan, så den spiller en central rolle i reduceringen af...


Feb 16, 2017, 07:28 ET Metsä Wood: Träbyggande motarbetar klimatförändringarna genom lagring av koldioxid

Byggsektorn står för upp till 30 procent av de globala utsläppen av växthusgaser årligen, och har därför en viktig roll att spela i arbetet med...


Feb 16, 2017, 07:20 ET Metsä Wood : Trekonstruksjon bekjemper klimaendringer gjennom karbonlagring

Byggebransjen bidrar med opptil 30 % av globale årlige utslipp av drivhusgasser, og spiller derfor en viktig rolle i å redusere klimaendringer....