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23 november 2017

11:00
The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian wildlife species that have been identified as potentially being at risk, as they are mandated to do under the federal Species...

10:58
? In partnership with Community Jameel; with this year's  trategic partners Riyada, Omantel, Oman Technology Fund and Zain Group as a digital partner Finals to be held on 19 April, 2018; Application deadline December 5, 2017 The MIT Enterprise...

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The expedition for the QQ X Project, an undertaking of QQ, the instant messaging service owned and operated by leading Chinese internet firm Tencent Holdings, has successfully arrived at the Great Wall Station in Antarctica (62°12'59" S, 58°57'52" W)...

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More than 95% of cast-iron in the world is still produced in blast furnaces. Modern blast furnaces are powerful units that produce tons of cast-iron daily, but they require prepared, high-quality raw materials like agglomerate cakes, steel pellets,...


22 november 2017

17:29
New Flyer of America Inc. ("New Flyer"), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. ("NFI Group"), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the Golden Empire Transit...

17:27
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia. The Agency invites the public to...

15:46
NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, along with the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) today commended Environmental Protection...

15:29
The following is an original op-ed by AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr.: Earlier this year I had the honor of traveling to Taiwan with a delegation to discuss the values and need for organized labor. It was an...

09:30
As millions of American families celebrate Thanksgiving with traditional holiday meals, an inevitable crisis looms. Fat, oil and grease (FOG) from turkey, ham, bacon and all the trimmings will be discarded down kitchen sinks and toilets across the...

09:30
As millions of American families celebrate Thanksgiving with traditional holiday meals, an inevitable crisis looms. Fat, oil and grease (FOG) from turkey, ham, bacon and all the trimmings will be discarded down kitchen sinks and toilets across the...

09:00
Canada's seafood farmers produced a solid year of sustainable growth and new jobs in 2016 according to a new report released today by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). The report, Sustainable, Diverse and Growing ? The State of...


21 november 2017

16:01
The results of the November 14 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with California are now available. This was the thirteenth joint auction to take place since the Québec and California markets were linked on January 1, 2014....

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Freight Farms today announced Everlane as a new corporate partner, who plans to purchase and launch three Leafy Green Machinestm at Saitex, their LEED-certified denim factory in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Everlane is a San Francisco-based retailer...

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Just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Coalition to Protect America's National Parks (CPANP) is launching an online storefront to boost the Coalition's work protecting national parks and the National Park Service (NPS) mission. The...

07:11
The extinction of salmon is a real threat that must be stopped. The construction of dams and water diversions has done irreversible damage, blocking the natural passage of the salmon. Activities like gravel mining, logging and urban development have...

07:00
Today ABB is pleased to announce that the Canadian Green Building Council has certified Campus Montreal with the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver accreditation. This represents an exceptional standard for a building that...

07:00
One of the most important problems that surrounds the world environment today is the amount of plastic waste that ends up in the landfill. More than 90% of the plastic products are not recycled and almost 75% of them find their way in the landfills....

04:57
The 162nd General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) took place in Paris. Chairman of the Board of JSC NC "Astana EXPO 2017" Akhmetzhan Yessimov reported on the results of the International Specialized Exhibition...


20 november 2017

20:04
How can art help us understand the challenge of sustainability in the Toronto region? That is the challenge and the goal of THE LIVING CITY Art Exhibition, on display at Evergreen Brickworks November 23 - December 21. We've all heard thousands of...

17:31
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, met with Rwanda's Minister of Environment, Vincent Biruta, to sign a memorandum of understanding on environmental cooperation. The memorandum of understanding identifies five areas...

12:31
"Nebraska's decision today to approve the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline will result in good, middle-class jobs for workers on both sides of the Canada?U.S. border.  "Our government has always supported the Keystone XL project. With Nebraska's...

09:51
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney will deliver welcoming remarks at the opening of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Montreal...

08:01
Imagine coming home from a grocery run and immediately tossing out a third of the food you purchased. It feels wasteful, doesn't it? And yet, that's exactly what is happening in the food system on a much larger scale, due largely to inefficiencies...

07:00
Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, led a strong and productive delegation at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. This global gathering advanced the work of the Paris Agreement so...

07:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney will deliver welcoming remarks at the opening of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Montreal...

06:00
Mounting snow banks, marathon shoveling sessions, icy windshields, delayed commutes. While we all know what to expect from winter by now, Canadians could be in store for a particularly stormy season, according to The Weather Network's Winter...

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At present, global climate change is a huge challenge that all mankind faces. It exacerbates extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones, heat waves, winter storms, floods and sea level rise, leading to serious impacts on agriculture, energy,...


18 november 2017

10:29
Small islands introducing some of the most ambitious clean energy plans in the world   The Environment Minister of the Maldives is calling on developed countries to honour their commitments to correcting the effects of climate change. Speaking at...


17 november 2017

17:45
Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms from one generation to the next. They also know that a clean environment and a strong economy go hand-in-hand. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Member of...

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Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney will deliver welcoming remarks at the opening of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Montreal...