SECNAV, Senator Shaheen, and other energy leaders to explore "The Art of the Long View"
By Chief of Naval Operations Energy & Environmental Readiness Division
October 16, 2012 10:50 AM - Naval Energy Forum 2012
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and other key representatives from Navy, Marine Corps, industry, and the international community will speak at the 4th annual Naval Energy Forum on Wednesday, October 17 at the Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Reef Ball Foundation Wins National Environmental Award
October 11, 2012 04:12 PM - The Reef Ball Foundation
The Reef Ball Foundation whose mission is to preserve and restore our ocean ecosystems was named 2012 National Environmental Protection Prize Winner by the Classy Awards. "We are thrilled to announce that The Reef Ball Foundation has been recognized with a CLASSY Award,” says Scot Chisholm, CEO of StayClassy.
Floridian Scientists, Officials Call on Presidential Candidates to
Debate Sea-Level Rise Threatening 40% of U.S. Population;
Reducing short-lived climate pollutants can provide fast mitigation
October 11, 2012 04:04 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC 11 October 2012 – Today more than a hundred scientists and government officials in Florida called on the Presidential candidates to address the danger of sea level rise at the third and final presidential debate in Boca Raton on October 22.
UNCW and OIMB Researchers, Colleagues Unlock Mysteries of Atlantic Deepwater Canyons
October 9, 2012 05:52 PM - Marine Conservation Institute
Wilmington, N.C. – During a recent three-phase research cruise, marine scientists explored vast submarine canyons off the U.S. East Coast, yielding remarkable preliminary results, including a potential new species of mussel.
Marine Conservation Institute Calls for
Tighter Law Enforcement in Pacific Marine Monuments
Report Highlights Tools and Tactics to Improve Enforcement Efforts
October 4, 2012 03:15 PM - Marine Conservation Institute
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to illegal incursions and fishing in America’s Pacific marine monuments, the Marine Conservation Institute today released a study that recommends ways to help law enforcement agencies combat threats to one of America’s last relatively unspoiled frontiers.
Flood Risk Assessment Offers Affordable Reports to Homeowners Across Country
October 3, 2012 02:32 PM - Flood Risk Assessment
United Kingdom – Flood Risk Assessment have made quite a name for themselves, offering affordable flood risk assessment reports as well as friendly and professional customer service.
Arbtech Offers Free and Friendly Advice on the Importance of Ecological Surveys
October 3, 2012 02:29 PM - Arbtech
It is often the case that homeowners and developers must provide an ecological report when submitting a planning application. The UK’s leading arboricultural and ecology consultancy, Arbtech offer a hassle-free service that provides efficient, cost effective ecological consultancy which developers can rely on to secure their planning consent.
BURNS BOG CONSERVATION SOCIETY APPEALING FEDERAL DECISION
October 3, 2012 12:19 PM - Burns Bog Conservation Society
Delta, B.C - The Burns Bog Conservation Society has filed an appeal in its lawsuit against the Government of Canada, an attempt to force the government to abide by its obligations to conserve the wetland of Burns Bog for future generations. The society is trying to stop a proposed highway (the South Fraser Perimeter Road) which threatens the wetland, but the federal government does not recognize the covenant as legally binding.
Climate Change Could Kill More Than 100 Million People by 2030
Global GDP could drop 3.2 percent
September 27, 2012 11:04 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Without fast action, accelerating climate change impacts will cause more than 100 million deaths and knock off more than 3% of GDP (gross domestic product) by 2030, according to a report released today by the humanitarian organization DARA.
FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR TURTLE SURVIVAL CENTER
New facility will help save species from extinction
September 25, 2012 04:33 PM - Turtle Survival Alliance
FORT WORTH, Texas – The Turtle Survival Alliance Foundation (TSA) announced today finalized plans to purchase a facility that will house some of the world’s most endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises. Located near Charleston, South Carolina, the Turtle Survival Center will maintain living groups, or assurance colonies, of many species facing an uncertain future in the wild.