GeorgiaEnergyData.org Breaks Down Barriers to Clean Energy
New website illustrates economic benefits of locally produced solar energy
April 5, 2013 11:40 AM - Georgia Energy Data
Atlanta, GA – Southface’s initiative, GeorgiaEnergyData.org, compiles information about Georgia's energy landscape and makes it easily accessible to the public using interactive maps, graphs and tables.
Endow-Bio, Inc., the First National Endowment for Biodiversity
March 25, 2013 10:07 AM - Endow-Bio
Please help us to publicize our young, all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) public charity.
Gillibrand Hails Queens Non-Profits As Environmental Champions
After Gillibrand Nomination, Community Environmental Center and the American Littoral Society Win Prestigious Environmental Award
March 22, 2013 11:47 AM - Community Environmental Center
Long Island City, NY – The Community Environmental Center (CEC) is pleased to announce that it will receive the 2013 Environmental Quality Award, along with the American Littoral Society. Nominated by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, both non-profits will receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s prestigious honor for their commitment and significant contributions to greening the city.
The Coca-Cola Company and UNDP cooperate on Every Drop Matters
March 21, 2013 12:32 PM - Every Drop Matters
The Coca-Cola Company has pledged US$2 million this year – the International Year of Water Cooperation – to Every Drop Matters, a long-standing collaboration between the drinks giant and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Uniting to Save the Planet
March 14, 2013 01:19 PM - NGOpolis.com
Conservation, Aid and Development Just Got Easier - NGOs and Academic Institutions Connect to Combat Global Challenges
Air Pollution, Among Top Global Killers, Is Critical Climate Target
Combined Benefits for Health, Crops, and Climate Promote Sustainable Development
March 11, 2013 01:15 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC – Indoor air pollution is the fourth leading global risk factor for death according to the Global Burden of Disease study produced by 488 researchers from 50 countries. This puts air pollution behind poor diet and high blood pressure, and about the same as tobacco smoke as a preventable risk for early mortality, globally.
The study was published online this week by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington with interactive graphics that allow policymakers and public health officials to compare “modifiable” causes of death and disability among countries, and over time. The effort was funded by the Melinda & Bill Gates Foundation.
Living With Wolves
March 11, 2013 02:33 AM - Link TV
Original investigative report on Earth Focus series
Premieres on Link TV on Monday, March 11 at 9:30pm PT (12:30am ET)
Thursday, March 14 at 9:00pm ET (6:00pm PT)
Now available online at www.linktv.org/earthfocus
FISHBIO Launches New Website to Improve Study of the Mekong River Across Borders
March 6, 2013 01:32 PM - FISHBIO
Chico, CA – As part of efforts to improve communication, coordination, and collaboration among researchers in Southeast Asia’s Lower Mekong Basin, the research and consulting company FISHBIO has launched a new website to build and support the Mekong Fish Network.
Every year hundreds of people die because of the ivory trade, together with tens of thousands of elephants.
If You Buy Ivory, You Kill People.
March 6, 2013 12:30 PM - Elephant Advocacy League
CITES Meeting – Bangkok - Rangers lose their lives, leaving behind orphans and broken families. Poachers and terrorists groups even kill conservationists and villagers. Local people are lured into crime by the hope of money and they get killed. It’s time for ivory buyers and traders to face the facts:
By buying ivory they become accessories to murder.
Landmark Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Celebrates First Anniversary
Coalition taking fast action to reduce black carbon, HFCs, and methane
February 19, 2013 05:44 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Nairobi, Kenya – The Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) celebrates its first anniversary tomorrow. Launched by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with an initial group of six country partners and the United Nations Environment Programme, the Coalition has quickly grown to 55 partners, including 27 countries, the European Commission, as well as the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, and eighteen NGOs.