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14 december 2017

09:00
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its 13th annual TSM Progress Report. The 2017 report takes a detailed look at MAC members' performance in key environmental and social areas under the Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM®) program.  ...

08:00
Today, As You Sow, Boston Common Asset Management, and The Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN) released a 2017 special edition of the Disclosing the Facts (DTF) scorecard. While the annual DTF scorecard has historically addressed oil and gas...

07:00
The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) is applauding the announcement today by Ontario's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Chris Ballard about a new program of financial support for Ontario households interested in improving their energy...

06:00
The Outdoor Foundation (OF), the philanthropic arm of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), is pleased to announce that Lise Aangeenbrug, veteran conservation champion, has been named its new executive director. Founded in 2000, the Outdoor...


13 december 2017

18:25
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it has broken ground on a first-of-its kind, fiber optic cable installation that will allow the company to monitor the condition of its high-pressure transmission pipelines in real-time. The...

17:41
Litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is worsening the state's housing crisis, according to a new study by Holland & Knight. The study, "California Environmental Quality Act Lawsuits and California's Housing Crisis,"...

17:40
France and Canada share a common commitment to climate action and transitioning to a low carbon economy; both countries have taken domestic action to address climate change. On 9 December 2016, Canada's federal...

16:37
The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment for future generations while growing our economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, announced the federal Cabinet's decision to...

15:50
Conservation benefits for California through the federal Farm Bill's Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), totaled more than $84 million in fiscal year 2017. The largest investments were in air quality, water conservation and water quality...

10:30
This past November, TeamCITGO Aruba participated in the annual Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association (AHTA) Beach Cleanup from Baby Beach to the dog cemetery in San Nicolas. The event was the first volunteer outreach for the new volunteer organization...

10:25
As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight salt water intrusion, the threat of flooding from within will only increase, according to FIU research. Current groundwater levels in South Florida are a major contributor to inland flood damages,...

10:04
Sea Save Foundation, a California nonprofit is hosting an online auction of 61 SCUBA diving and ocean-inspired prizes. Proceeds will support the foundation in its mission to conserve and protect oceans through innovative education, engaged advocacy,...

10:04
The Government of Canada is dedicated to the protection of species at risk and their habitat from coast to coast to coast and is taking action to ensure their recovery. The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc...

10:03
Colgate®, the global leader in oral care, is behind the skill for Amazon Alexa designed to remind people to save water while brushing their teeth. With Colgate® products in two-thirds of households worldwide, the toothpaste manufacturer is urging the...

09:17
How well has the Gulf of Mexico region recovered following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill? What did we learn to help recovery following future spills? Join some of the Gulf's leading experts at the 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science...

08:30
Despite a country deeply divided along social and political lines, a new survey finds most Americans agree on at least one thing: We need to save the planet. The national survey, part of a special Eco Pulse report by Shelton Group, found the...


12 december 2017

19:17
Minister McKenna demonstrated Canada's leadership in tackling climate change and promoting clean growth at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today in Paris. The Summit celebrated the two-year anniversary of the signing...

14:30
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jenny Gerbasi, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced funding for 72 initiatives in communities across Canada through three funding...

14:11
In less than a month since Canada and the UK launched the Powering Past Coal Alliance, the partnership has doubled in size, showing impressive momentum for the move away from traditional coal-fired electricity. The new partners include Sweden and...

14:01
Environment and Climate Change Canada is monitoring for oiled birds off the coast of Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, in response to a report of a light oil sheen in the area. Should members of the public come across any oil sheen or oiled...

13:54
Maple Reinders today announced that Hartland Resource Management Group (HRMG), a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders PPP Ltd. is a partner, has been named Preferred Proponent for the Capital Regional District (CRD) Residuals Treatment...

12:30
Bullseye Glass Company, a locally owned art glass manufacturer with deep roots in Southeast Portland and a 40 year history of leadership in the arts community, filed a lawsuit today in federal court to expose the state's irrational and discriminatory...

10:31
Online enrollment for Project Plant It!, the free environmental education program created by Dominion Energy to teach children about the important role of trees in the ecosystem, is now open across regions served by the company. The program is...

08:26
News Summary Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics With support...

08:13
At the One Planet Summit in Paris today, Canada and the World Bank Group announced a partnership to support effective climate action in developing countries in support of the Paris Agreement.  Climate change is affecting us today and its effects will...

07:00
EnSync, Inc. , a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), today announced that its Hawaiian-based subsidiary, Holu Energy LLC, signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a photovoltaic system for Nuuanu Terrace,...

06:45
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, is travelling to Paris, France, to attend the One Planet Summit, hosted by France's President, Emmanuel Macron. The summit celebrates the two-year anniversary of the signing of the...

06:19
Canada is committed to providing leadership and working with our international partners to help move toward a more sustainable model for economic development. Yesterday, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, concluded a...


11 december 2017

16:44
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today's decision by B.C. Premier John Horgan to move forward with the Site C dam project is a major setback to reconciliation. First Nations will continue to work towards protection...

12:51
Heartbreaking loss has led to a leap in progress for beluga whale conservation science: the beluga genome has been sequenced for the first time. BC Cancer's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) worked with genetic...

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