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28 october 2017

15:45
Canada's oceans have been part of our history, our culture and our way of life from coast to coast to coast since time immemorial. Climate change and human activity are affecting our oceans and coastlines, and humanity has a duty to protect them....

00:24
The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised the 124 governments of the U.N. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) for taking action toward protecting six shark species. The decision came at the end of the weeklong 12th...


27 october 2017

16:16
Frontera Energy Corporation ("Frontera" or the "Company") announces an update on Block 192 in Peru (the "Block").      Operational activities in the Block have been suspended since September 18, 2017 as a result of an indigenous blockade of the...

15:54
Media representatives are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada will hold a technical briefing on the release of the five-year report regarding the progress of the recovery-strategy implementation for the boreal caribou. The report will...

14:58
Ensuring Canada is prepared to respond to a major incident in our waters is an integral part of  keeping Canadians safe and protecting our marine environment and coastal communities. The Gulf Islands were the site of a simulated ferry evacuation...

13:00
With rolling hills and sweeping valleys, the South Okanagan offers a stunning landscape ranging from near-desert to rich forests of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir that support an incredible range of rare animals and plants. The South Okanagan is one...

12:00
Premier Brian Pallister today announced the "Made in Manitoba Climate and Green Plan," which includes important investments in wetlands. The plan is an encouraging step that Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) hopes will lead to legislation that will commit...

11:56
The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued this statement from National Oil Bargaining Chairman Kim Nibarger after nine senators this week requested a meeting with the administration via letter to discuss imbalances created by the Environmental...

08:42
In mixed news for ocean conservation advocates, the body that governs all activity in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica concluded its 36th annual meeting today without creating a marine protected area (MPA) in East Antarctica. But the scientific...

08:00
Cascades Inc. , leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, invites media representatives to a press conference at which Cascades President and Chief Executive Officer, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Operating...


26 october 2017

19:05
Achates Power, Inc. announced today that OGCI Climate Investments has invested in the company's Series-D equity.  This investment closes the Series-D offering through which Achates Power has raised $29.8M to accelerate the company's growth,...

17:00
Muddy River Technologies, Inc., based in Delta, British Columbia, headed by Dr. Rob Stephenson, has been named among the top 10 contenders for the George Barley Water Prize, a $10 million worldwide competition to find a solution to the algae...

17:00
The top 10 contenders in the George Barley Water Prize, a $10 million worldwide competition to find a solution to the algae crisis, were named today during a ceremony at Chicago's Field Museum. The top 10 teams, from the United States, Canada and The...

16:42
The Renewable Energy Alliance of Ontario (REAO) Welcomes Ontario's renewed commitment to the jobs, economic growth and clean air associated with green energy. Although our coalition is disappointed that Ontario isn't following Alberta's lead in...

13:46
Earlier today the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario's Minister of Energy, released the updated Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), Delivering Fairness and Choice. As part of this plan, the LTEP remains committed to achieving Ontario's climate goals and...

13:30
CN today issued its sixth sustainability report, Delivering Responsibly, outlining the company's programs and achievements in safety, corporate governance, community involvement, human resources and environmental sustainability. "At CN, running a...

13:05
Teamster leaders and port truck drivers fighting for their employee rights with the help of the Teamsters announced their support today for measures that would take steps to address the broken employment system that exists in port trucking and...

12:21
Senator Cory Booker was joined by Michele Roberts, National Co-Coordinator of the Environmental Justice Health Alliance (EJHA), to introduce new legislation seeking to address some environmental injustices communities across the nation face. ...

10:31
Meijer is pleased to announce that it earned a 2017 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its outstanding environmental performance and leadership. The award recognizes the top-performing SmartWay retail and...

10:00
Peracetic acid market has recorded substantial growth since past few years with a variety of applications in food and beverage industry, pulp and paper bleaching, water treatment, etc. Recognizing the rising demand for peroxyacetic acid across myriad...

09:01
Garnier, the world's leading naturally-inspired skin and hair brand, announced today that Union College students will receive a green garden made from recycled beauty and personal care products for their Lincoln, Nebraska community. These students...

09:00
Novelis Inc. will report its earnings for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Following the release, Steve Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Devinder Ahuja, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the...

08:35
Oro Loma Sanitary District was recently honored by Friends of the San Francisco Estuary for its work with the innovative experimental horizontal levee project. The award for Outstanding Environmental Project was presented at the 13th biennial...

08:00
As California, Florida, Mexico City, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands begin recovery from deadly earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and wildfires, the nation's foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement are gathering...

08:00
Based on its recent analysis of the water and wastewater treatment (W&WWT) industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Newterra, Ltd.("Newterra") with the 2017 Global Technology Leadership Award for its industry-leading modular, also referred to as...

07:14
Catchphrases like Dieselgate or defeat devices shape current debate on diesel engines, and the combustion engine's future is called into question. Which diesel and petrol engines are future-proof, reflecting the spirit of sustainable, low-emission...

07:00
Pipeline Foods LLC (www.pipelinefoods.com) is pleased to join Delta Institute and partners from various sectors in a three-year project to accelerate investment in regenerative agriculture practices. Funded by a USDA Conservation Innovation Grant,...

07:00
Thirty Canadian and international financial institutions and pension funds representing approximately CAD $1.2 trillion of assets under management today issued a joint Declaration of Institutional Investors on Climate-Related Financial Risks, calling...

04:00
This is a father-and-son story about an epic journey - putting human endurance to its ultimate test relying solely on renewable energy On 15 November 2017, Robert Swan, OBE, 61 - the first person in history to walk to both the North and South Poles...


25 october 2017

21:39
"Disappointed pretty much sums it up," said BC Seafood Alliance Executive Director Christina Burridge of the impending announcement of the expanded fishery closures in the Offshore Pacific Area of Interest for marine protection. "Maps circulated in...