Composting Reduces Pest Populations
September 20, 2004 01:22 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program
A new and innovative composting technique reduces flies and other pest populations in commercial poultry production without spraying pesticides, Penn State researchers recently discovered.
PA IPM's Web Page Gets a New Look
September 20, 2004 01:18 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program
Trying to decide what to do about those six-legged creatures occupying your home, school, field or greenhouse? Find out the answer by visiting the Pennsylvania IPM Program's newly revamped Web site.
25 Organizations Urge Senate to Restore Renewable Energy Funding
September 17, 2004 01:23 PM - Sustainable Energy Coalition
In a letter delivered today to the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriation Committee's Subcommittee on Energy & Water, twenty-five member groups of the Sustainable Energy Coalition requested restoration of funding for key renewable energy programs in the U.S. Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2005 budget.
Can Congo's Endangered Species and National Parks Be Protected During Times of War?
September 17, 2004 12:42 PM - UNESCO
The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) has announced that it is renewing its commitment to support the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) efforts to protect biodiversity in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Governments Urged to Back Global Inventory of Key Ozone- Damaging Pesticide
September 16, 2004 07:28 PM - UNEP
Countries are today being urged to re-double efforts to assess the quantities of an ozone-damaging chemical being used to kill pests on shipments of rice, maize, nuts and other big commodity export crops.
UNEP and Iraqi Environment Ministry to Assess Key Polluted Sites
September 16, 2004 07:26 PM - UNEP
Environmental "hot spots" in Iraq are to be investigated as part of a long-term plan to clean up the country after well over a decade of instability and conflict, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today.
Illegal Ivory Trade on the Rise, Global Analysis Finds
September 16, 2004 07:18 PM - World Wildlife Fund US
Demand in Africa and Asia continues to drive an increase in illegal trade of elephant ivory, an analysis of global seizure records finds.
Wilson College Farm Provides Fresh Produce Using IPM, Alternative Sources of Energy
September 16, 2004 07:16 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program
Why should someone living in the heart of Pennsylvania's farmland have to buy produce trucked in from California? Thanks to Fulton Farm at Wilson College, many people don't have to.
Humbug Marsh Protection Completed, Trust for Public Land conveys key wildlife property to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
September 16, 2004 07:02 PM - Trust for Public Land
U.S. Congressman John Dingell, the Trust for Public Land, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the sale of Humbug Marsh, 410 acres of marsh and upland located along the Detroit River.
Public officials and worker health and safety advocates call on state to clean up its occupational health track record
September 16, 2004 06:59 PM - Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
Experts on worker and community health will be speakers at "Silicon Valley: Protecting Our Workforce," a symposium that will examine how California's Occupational Safety and Health Administration can strengthen its administrative and enforcement policies to protect worker health.