CHEMICAL IN PLASTIC BAGS THREATENS MARINE CONSERVATION AND HUMAN HEALTH
July 8, 2015 10:19 AM - HAERETUCUS ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY
Clifford, Virginia - Plastic bags can be poisonous. A scientific study published by researchers at Haereticus Environmental Laboratory and the University of Maine shows that a chemical in plastic bags made to U.S. FDA food-grade specifications can leach from the bag into seawater at such high concentrations that it can be deadly to fish.
Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Elects Norman Clubb as Chairperson of its Board of Directors
July 7, 2015 12:29 PM - Call2Recycle
TORONTO, July 7, 2015 – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. which operates the country’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program, has elected Norman Clubb as Chairperson of its Board of Directors.
Honey Bee Rescue Network Created in California Thanks to Generous Support of Pacific Gas and Electric Company
June 19, 2015 12:20 AM - Pollinator Partnership
California Bee Rescuers
Do you have a swarm of bees nearby or on your property that is creating a safety concern? Do you wonder what these bees are up to? The bees are just looking for a home. Swarming is a natural part of the honey bee life cycle. Bees are very important members of our ecosystem, and they are vital to agricultural, so we want to promote their populations – but bees aren't much help to farmers and beekeepers when they have made a home in a roof or on a utility pole.
Introduction of Highways BEE Act Great for Pollinators
June 18, 2015 08:38 AM - Pollinator Partnership
The Pollinator Partnership (P2) applauds Reps. Jeff Denham (CA) and Alcee L. Hastings (FL) for introducing the Highways BEE Act, H.R. 2738, on June 11, providing a jump start to 2015 Pollinator Week.
Nonprofits, Industry, Universities Join Together in Third Year of
Research to Keep Bees Safe during Corn Planting
June 17, 2015 09:14 AM - Pollinator Partnership
The Corn Dust Research Consortium (CRDC) announced today funding for three new research projects that will generate critical information on pollinator safety and pesticide management.
Pollinator Week 2015 Unites America in Conservation Action for Pollinators - All 50 State Governors Sign Proclamations!
June 16, 2015 01:51 AM - Pollinator Partnership
The Pollinator Partnership (P2) announced today that its signature initiative, Pollinator Week, has reached significant new milestones in 2015.
Proyecto Mirador Announces 100,000th Stove!
June 12, 2015 12:09 PM - Proyecto Mirador
Santa Barbára, Honduras: Proyecto Mirador, a non-profit, Gold Standard registered organization that built fuel efficient and healthy Dos por Tres wood-burning cookstoves in rural Honduras since 2004, will celebrate their 100,000th stove with a celebration in the park in San Vincente Centenario on Friday, June 12 from 10AM to 12PM.
As Federal Environmental Leaders Convene GreenGov
Soy is Inside Sustainability Solutions
June 9, 2015 11:36 AM - United Soybean Board
Washington, D.C. –The nation’s federal sustainability leaders gather tomorrow in Washington, D.C. while government employees across the nation join the GreenGov Symposium via livestreaming to their computers. The United Soybean Board (USB) partners in this pursuit for sustainability innovations.
National Pollinator Garden Network Launches Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
June 4, 2015 09:14 AM - National Pollinator Garden Network
WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2015) – In an unprecedented collaboration, dozens of conservation and gardening organizations joined together today to form the National Pollinator Garden Network and launch a new nationwide campaign – the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge.
Monarch Migration Gets a Boost from Ohio Collaboration
May 28, 2015 09:10 AM - Pollinator Partnership
Ohioans Step Forward to Make a Difference