The Rainforest Alliance Unveils Its First Line of Certified Sustainable Chocolate with a Gourmet Tasting in New York
September 15, 2004 07:36 PM - Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance, an international conservation organization that certifies tropical agricultural and other products for environmental and social responsibility, is unveiling the first line of certified chocolate and marking the occasion with a gourmet tasting featuring the work of renowned pastry chefs.

Keynote Speakers Announced for Western Fuels Symposium
September 15, 2004 07:34 PM - EERC

The University of North Dakota's Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) announced today that Mark R. Maddox, Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT); and Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) have been invited to speak at the upcoming Western Fuels Symposium - 19th International Conference on Lignite, Brown, and Subbituminous Coals.

Bill Oddie to Visit First Coastal Wildlife Refuge in Patagonia
September 15, 2004 07:31 PM - World Land Trust

World-famous birder Bill Oddie will be visiting the World Land Trusts reserve in Patagonia in October.

Wildlife Conservation Network presents the Wildlife Conservation Expo 2004
September 15, 2004 07:29 PM - Wildlife Conservation Network

An extraordinary weekend with world-renowned wildlife conservationists and their work to save our planet's rarest species.<

New Early Pest Detection Collaboration to Protect against Invading Species
September 15, 2004 07:27 PM - From Pennsylvania IPM Program

Suspect an insect pest is feeding on the leaves of your apple tree? What is that plant taking over your flowerbeds? Answers to questions like these may be easier to find thanks to a proposed statewide collaborative effort.

New technology helps farmers reduce chemical use; The Rodale Institute® receives USDA grant to cut chemicals by cutting weeds
September 15, 2004 07:24 PM - Straus Communications

A $541,050 federal grant will enable researchers at The Rodale Institute (TRI) to demonstrate how a new spin on old technology could reduce the need for toxic herbicides in American agriculture.

New Playground Opens in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NYC
September 14, 2004 08:14 PM - Trust for Public Land

Today representatives from the nonprofit Trust for Public Land (TPL) were joined by students at P.S/I.S. 25 in Bedford-Stuyvesant at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the school's new playground.

Important Mangrove Action Project Fundraising News Items
September 14, 2004 08:11 PM - Mangrove Action Project

You can help MAP match a $5,000 grant from two long time supporters. If you donate now to MAP the value of your contribution will be matched till we reach our goal of $10,000!

IFAW aids Florida hurricane animal victims
September 14, 2004 08:01 PM - IFAW

IFAW's Emergency Relief team has rushed to aid animals displaced or orphaned by hurricanes Charley, Frances and Ivan.

Could Beer Coasters Really Help Save the Great Lakes?
September 14, 2004 07:20 PM - Biodiversity Project

The Great Lakes coastline is famous for its rocky beaches, sandy dunes, recreation, and, if one Wisconsin conservation group gets its way, its educational beer coasters.

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