BURNS BOG DECLARED A RAMSAR SITE
September 24, 2012 09:59 AM - Burns Bog Conservation Society
The Burns Bog Conservation Society is thrilled to announce that the Government of Canada has joined 20 682 hectares of Lower Mainland wetlands into the newly-renamed Fraser River Delta Ramsar Site. The new Ramsar site designation includes all of Burns Bog, and affirms the area's deep ecological significance to British Columbia and the international community.
Arctic Loses a Quarter-Million Square Miles of Sea Ice
After Record Low Announced in August
September 20, 2012 11:02 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC 20 September 2012 – In just two weeks since the all-time record for lowest extent of Arctic summer sea ice was broken the Arctic has lost an additional and astonishing 260,000 more square miles of sea ice, the area of France.
World's Most Successful Environmental Treaty Turns 25
Montreal Protocol saves ozone layer while reducing major climate threat
September 17, 2012 11:16 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC 14 September 2012 – The world’s most successful environmental treaty turns 25 this week on September 16th. The treaty is the Montreal Protocol and its success has avoided one of the most severe global environmental threats the world has ever faced—the destruction of the stratospheric ozone by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
Many Himalayan Glaciers Melting at Alarming Rates
September 14, 2012 04:08 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC 14 September 2012 – Glaciers in the east and central regions of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya (HKH) region are retreating at an alarming rate according to a new report released this week by the National Research Council. While the glaciers in the western HKH appear to be stable and possibly growing, glaciers over the rest of the HKH are melting at rates similar to the collapsing glaciers in much of the rest of the world.
11 years after 9/11, a community of First Responders is put at Risk again.
Millennium Pipeline Plans To Build Industrial Compressor Station within Half Mile of Homes of Several 9/11 First Responders and American Veterans of War
September 11, 2012 12:02 AM - Stop the Minisink Compressor Station
Minisink, NY - After undeniably great sacrifices for their country, an upstate community of 9/11 First Responders, veterans, their widows, and men and women who’ve recently returned from military duty are now finding their well-being compromised at the hands of Governor Cuomo’s gas agenda.
Germany and Denmark Top the 2012 Global Green Economy Index
New Green City Survey Ranks Copenhagen #1
September 10, 2012 11:11 AM - Dual Citizen
WASHINGTON, September 10, 2012 – Results from the 3rd edition of the Global Green Economy Index (GGEI) show that expert practitioners in the green economy rank Germany as the top national green performer while an index defined by 32 datasets scoring country performance places Denmark on top
World Nature Organization: Commission lays foundations for the selection of the host country
September 7, 2012 11:03 AM - World Nature Organization
(Geneva, 7. Sept. 2012) – The Preparatory Commission for the World Nature Organization took a number of decisions that will lay the foundations for the structure of the Organization. The Commission also discussed the details of how to conduct the process of selecting the host country of the Organization.
Resource Recycling Systems Welcomes Anne Johnson to their Management Team
September 5, 2012 04:30 PM - Resource Recycling Systems
Ann Arbor, MI - Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) is pleased to announce the addition of Anne Johnson as Vice President and Senior Consultant. Anne will be leading the development of a new Global Corporate Sustainability practice for RRS.
Cake System Software Awarded Contract with Red River Valley Community Action (RRVCA)
August 30, 2012 02:05 PM - Earth Advantage Institute
PORTLAND, OR--(August 30, 2012) - Earth Advantage Institute (EAI), a nonprofit sustainable building organization, is proud to announce its Cake Systems energy efficiency software will be used by Red River Valley Community Action (RRVCA).
Biking for the Bog
August 29, 2012 11:23 AM - Burns Bog Conservation Society
September 8, 2012, Collin Cavell and Cameron Wilson are turning the Whistler Granfondo ride into a fundraiser for the Burns Bog Conservation Society. Collin and Cameron are asking you to sponsor them by donating to the Society. Their goal is $1500.00. Proceeds support the Burns Bog Conservation Society’s education programs, building and maintaining the boardwalk in the Delta Nature Reserve