Why New U.S Power Plant Rules Still Need the Montreal Protocol
June 4, 2014 10:52 AM - National Council for Science and the Environment

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 -- President Obama’s proposed rules issued this week to reduce climate pollution from existing power plants is a critical strategy in the battle to protect the global climate. When finalized next year, and after the expected legal challenges, the rules will spur the innovation by states and companies needed to go further in the future.

June 2, 2014 10:16 AM - The Scrubba

Scrubba Wash Bag Donates to School in Bangladesh

Conserving our natural and cultural heritage in U.S. grasslands and savannas
May 30, 2014 12:35 PM - Prairie Biotic Research, Inc.

Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. (PBR) is an all-volunteer, scientific, 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 2000.  We are five board members and 12 scientific advisors — 17 field biologists keenly interested in biodiversity and its conservation, and in assisting others who share our interest in nature to find essential funding for their basic field research.

Blue Ocean Institute Has Changed its Name to The Safina Center at Stony Brook University
May 29, 2014 09:31 AM - The Safina Center at Stony Brook University

STONY BROOK, NY, May 29, 2014 - Blue Ocean Institute, established in 2003 by conservation pioneer Dr. Carl Safina, has changed its name to The Safina Center at Stony Brook University.

China Announces Aggressive Action to Cut HFCs
May 28, 2014 05:14 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Washington, DC, 28 May 2014 - China announced an aggressive target for reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by the equivalent of 0.28 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2015.  The State Council released the HFC target to the public on 26 May 2014.  It appeared on 15 May 2014 in the 2014-2015 Energy Conservation, Emissions Reduction and Low Carbon Development Action Plan.

Campaign Launched to End Slaughter of Dolphins in Peru
May 13, 2014 09:24 AM - Blue Voice

Lima, Peru May 13, 2014 - An international effort to end the brutal slaughter of dolphins in Peru was announced today by a coalition of marine conservation organizations. The campaign is aimed at fishing practices that rely on killing dolphins to use as shark bait.

Fast HFC Phase-Down Could Avoid 200 Billion Tonnes of CO2-eq by 2050
May 12, 2014 11:52 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Fast action under Montreal Protocol can eliminate climate threat from one of the six main greenhouse gases

Intergovernmental World Nature Organization (WNO) founded
May 9, 2014 03:42 PM - World Nature Organization

  • Environmental protection: WNO Treaty enters into force
  • WNO as a new permanent negotiation platform for old challenges

Dolphin Defender Award to be Presented to Stefan Austermuhle of Peruvian Marine Conservation Group Mundo Azul
May 8, 2014 05:39 PM - Blue Voice

26 International Conservation Organizations Support the Award and Announce Campaign Against Slaughter of Dolphins in Peru

Global initiative to boost awareness of forest issues through journalism, big data analysis
May 8, 2014 03:38 PM - MONGABAY.ORG

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA -- Mongabay is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Forest Reporting Network. The program aims to improve land use practices by increasing awareness of and transparency around forest-related issues around the world through high-quality, data-driven reporting.

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