New global initiative helps countries harness bamboo and rattan - to bring people out of poverty and protect forests.
September 3, 2015 03:45 PM - International Network for Bamboo and Rattan
GABAR - a new planned $100 million global initiative aims to unlock the potential of bamboo and rattan for rural communities — to create local economic growth, new income streams, regenerate degraded lands and forests.
Wild Excellence Films Busy Shooting Cathedral: The Fight to Save the Ancient Hemlocks of Cook Forest
August 28, 2015 02:01 PM - Wild Excellence Films
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, August 27, 2015 — Wild Excellence Films (WEF) announced today that the cinematography for its independent film, Cathedral: The Fight to Save the Ancient Hemlocks of Cook Forest, is approximately 50% complete.
Canadian mountain expert and advocate Dr. Jack D. Ives will receive Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal
August 11, 2015 01:19 PM - Mountain Legacy
Jack D. Ives, eminent montologist and Honorary Research Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University (Ottawa), has been selected to receive the world’s highest award for mountain advocacy: the Lifetime Achievement edition of the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal.
The Water for Food Institute and Jain Irrigation launch joint research and education program
July 30, 2015 11:19 AM - Water for Food Institute
LINCOLN, Neb.,— Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. of India and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska have announced a joint international research and education partnership.
A BREATHTAKING JOURNEY INTO THE LIVES AND MINDS OF ANIMALS
BEYOND WORDS: What Animals Think and Feel
by Carl Safina
July 14, 2015 10:02 AM - www.carlsafina.org
Prize-winning author and MacArthur Fellow Carl Safina weaves decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries in brain science that delivers enlightening insight into animal cognition in his landmark new book BEYOND WORDS: What Animals Think and Feel (Henry Holt/A John Macrae Book; on sale: July 14, 2015).
CALL2RECYCLE, INC. NAMES TIM MICHAELS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
July 10, 2015 02:01 PM - Call2Recycle
Fortune 10 Manager Brings More Than 15 Years of Domestic and International Operations Experience to National Battery Stewardship Organization
CHEMICAL IN PLASTIC BAGS THREATENS MARINE CONSERVATION AND HUMAN HEALTH
July 8, 2015 10:19 AM - HAERETUCUS ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY
Clifford, Virginia - Plastic bags can be poisonous. A scientific study published by researchers at Haereticus Environmental Laboratory and the University of Maine shows that a chemical in plastic bags made to U.S. FDA food-grade specifications can leach from the bag into seawater at such high concentrations that it can be deadly to fish.
Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Elects Norman Clubb as Chairperson of its Board of Directors
July 7, 2015 12:29 PM - Call2Recycle
TORONTO, July 7, 2015 – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. which operates the country’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program, has elected Norman Clubb as Chairperson of its Board of Directors.
Honey Bee Rescue Network Created in California Thanks to Generous Support of Pacific Gas and Electric Company
June 19, 2015 12:20 AM - Pollinator Partnership
California Bee Rescuers
Do you have a swarm of bees nearby or on your property that is creating a safety concern? Do you wonder what these bees are up to? The bees are just looking for a home. Swarming is a natural part of the honey bee life cycle. Bees are very important members of our ecosystem, and they are vital to agricultural, so we want to promote their populations – but bees aren't much help to farmers and beekeepers when they have made a home in a roof or on a utility pole.
Introduction of Highways BEE Act Great for Pollinators
June 18, 2015 08:38 AM - Pollinator Partnership
The Pollinator Partnership (P2) applauds Reps. Jeff Denham (CA) and Alcee L. Hastings (FL) for introducing the Highways BEE Act, H.R. 2738, on June 11, providing a jump start to 2015 Pollinator Week.