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23 march 2020

12:04
They are one of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet and considered Africa's most legally traded live animal-the Ball python. A poster animal for the exotic pet trade, their name comes from the animal's tendency to curl up into a tight ball...


16 march 2020

12:11
"European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the new Circular Economy Action Plan (nCEAP). It's an ambitious step forward to transform Europe into a circular economy," says François de Bie, Chairman of European Bioplastics. "As EUBP, we especially endorse...


11 march 2020

10:59
Representatives from labour, social justice, Indigenous, faith and environmental organizations today called on the Government of Canada to greatly increase the funds and programs needed to build a sustainable economy and drastically cut...


10 march 2020

13:35
Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette...


9 march 2020

11:40
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, located in the Interlake region of Manitoba. The Agency invites the...


6 march 2020

20:53
The Government of Canada and First Nations communities are working in partnership to improve water infrastructure on reserves and support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous...

11:08
Targets: Improve use and recycling of plastics and reduce usage of new plastic Cooperation at the European level Use of plastics in the biopharmaceutical industry an essential safety benefit for patients Sartorius, a leading international partner of...


4 march 2020

12:28
Transportation is the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada. To build a better future, we need to make green transportation more affordable for everyone in Quebec and across the country. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today...


3 march 2020

09:05
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national nonprofit dedicated to accelerating America's transition to a renewable energy economy, has named this year's recipients of its Renewable Energy Champion and Renewable Energy Leadership...


2 march 2020

12:00
Norsk Bergindustri (Norwegian Mineral Industry), the national mining association in Norway, today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a corporate social responsibility program developed by the Mining...

01:03
Cleanfox, a free application that securely, smartly and quickly cleans out your inbox from unnecessary emails firmly plants its commitment to fight Digital Pollution. Eco-warriors can now do more for the environment, land and its people through the...


28 february 2020

07:11
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) applauds yesterday's announcement by Minister Yurek and the Ontario Government to move battery recycling to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) for oversight and management....


27 february 2020

02:51
In a drastic turn to eliminate coal as the main source of district heating, The City of Helsinki today kicks off the Helsinki Energy Challenge - a global one million euro competition to find the future of urban heating. With the aim to find a...


26 february 2020

06:26
The Economist Group announced today the cancellation of its World Ocean Summit 2020 which was scheduled to take place in Tokyo on March 9th and 10th. The decision follows new measures to halt the spread of the coronavirus in Japan, as well as...


24 february 2020

19:03
EDMONTON, Feb. 24, 2020 Today, on the day the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled on the constitutionality of Canada's Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson issued the...

03:00
Many of the world's largest mining companies risk the perception that they are 'SDG-washing' through selective reporting of their impacts on these universal goals. Companies often highlight in their Sustainability Reports the positive contributions...

01:30
The global environmental organization Greenpeace has recognized SBA Group company Utenos trikota?as as the first, and so far the only company in the world to work entirely according to its textiles procurement standard. Greenpeace has already started...


21 february 2020

14:27
The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and wildlife. They are an important legacy for our kids and grandkids. Canada's Southern Mountain Caribou are an iconic species and are vital to Indigenous Peoples in British...

13:00
There is a special place in the Peace River Region of Northeast BC where two ancient mountains rise up and stand together on the horizon.  Known locally as the Twin Sisters, these mountains have always been a sacred place for indigenous peoples in...


20 february 2020

09:00
Protecting nature is vital to our health, well-being, and our efforts to combat climate change. That's why the Government of Canada is working closely with provinces, territories, Indigenous Peoples and others to double the amount of nature protected...

09:00
Protecting nature is vital to our health, well-being, and our efforts to combat climate change. That's why the Government of Canada is working closely with provinces, territories, Indigenous Peoples and others to double the amount of nature protected...

06:00
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) released a report today to mark two years since Budget 2018, when the federal government announced the biggest-ever investment in Canadian nature. The CPAWS report, Government investments bring...


14 february 2020

01:00
The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica announces today that it will provide all households on the island with jute and cotton bags to use as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags.   The 'Go Green Dominica'...


13 february 2020

12:13
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded a successful visit to Senegal. The visit focused on deepening our two countries' already strong ties through trade and investment, and advancing shared priorities like democracy and governance,...


12 february 2020

14:47
Plastic pollution poses a threat to Canada's environment and our economy. Plastic ends up in landfills, litters parks and beaches, pollutes rivers, lakes, and oceans, and has harmful effects on wildlife. This is why the Government of Canada...

09:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will participate in the 2020 GLOBE Forum, North America's largest and longest running leadership summit for sustainable...


11 february 2020

18:18
Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall and U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal introduced legislation designed to address plastic waste. The American Chemistry Council responded with the following statement, which may be attributed to Keith Christman, managing...

12:15
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will participate in the 2020 GLOBE Forum, North America's largest and longest running leadership summit for sustainable...

11:26
Taking action on climate change is key to succeeding in the clean growth economy. Cities and towns have increasingly become leaders in climate action and are responsible for decisions in important areas, such as waste collection. That's why the...


10 february 2020

14:00
It's proving to be a vintage year for cultivating partnerships in Niagara. Thanks to a new agreement, Niagara College's Teaching Winery will take over operations at a Niagara-on-the-Lake vineyard property owned by Canopy...


7 february 2020

13:22
More than 80 American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry descended on Washington, D.C., this week and made more than 530 visits with members of Congress. Their goal: to educate elected officials on the impacts of legislative and...


5 february 2020

17:04
Duke Energy today issued the following statement after receiving final approval of the company's agreement with the state regulator and the environmental community on how to permanently close all remaining ash basins in North Carolina. North Carolina...

10:00
Core Development Group, a leading developer and provider for commercial and utility-scale solar installations throughout the United States, announced today it has joined the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and its local chapter the New...


4 february 2020

10:30
Finding innovative ways to develop everyday products is key to reducing our environmental footprint and meeting our climate change commitments. The Government of Canada is collaborating with small businesses to reduce pollution and help create a...


3 february 2020

10:41
A group of international legal experts has filed a petition with the California Attorney General, asking that the Attorney General immediately take action against investor-held fossil fuel corporations to prevent a massive breakdown of the Earth's...


1 february 2020

19:28
Washington insiders are chattering that President Donald Trump may unexpectedly propose new climate investments in his upcoming State of the Union speech to surprise voters and shock world leaders. "Everyone in the...


30 january 2020

18:04
The First Nations Climate Initiative (FNCI), started by the Lax Kw'alaams Band, Metlakatla First Nation, Nisga'a Nation and Haisla Nation, has released its vision and draft scenario for developing B.C. net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) liquified natural...


29 january 2020

11:03
A collaboration protocol was signed today in Belgrade between Novamont and the Serbian government for the design of a circular bio-economy model that will enable Serbia to design low-impact agricultural-environmental systems....

08:00
Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste, company has today received the highest Platinum rating from EcoVadis for environmental and social performance, placing the Group in the top 1% of  the 60,000 suppliers assessed. The...


28 january 2020

08:00
As of January 1, 2020 generators of used oil and glycol products and consumers throughout Nova Scotia can now recycle their used oil and glycol products and containers.  "We are pleased to be a partner in changing the way...


27 january 2020

04:17
Kekkilä-BVB has set demanding targets to become a net positive company by 2030, guided by their sustainability roadmap with eight concrete targets. One example of Kekkilä-BVB's sustainability actions is to launch products containing sphagnum moss for...


24 january 2020

13:00
The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives. The CDP, a not-for-profit...

10:36
NAR President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Trump administration on Thursday unveiled its replacement of the Obama-era regulation known as "Waters of the U.S." At an event in Las Vegas, Environmental Protection Agency...

02:45
Alfa Laval - a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - has joined the 'Getting to Zero Coalition', an initiative from the Global Maritime Forum which is a coordinated effort of more than 100 organizations to address...


23 january 2020

19:30
The Trump Administration announced today that it has finalized new policy that fundamentally weakens Clean Water Act protections for drinking water, streams, and wetlands nationwide. Small streams and wetlands across America are now directly in the...

16:37
Unifor has joined with Northern Pulp and nine individuals representing the broader forestry industry in a request for judicial review filed today in Nova Scotia Supreme Court. The application seeks a review of Nova Scotia Environment's (NSE) December...


22 january 2020

17:24
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VW AG), a German-based car manufacturer, was sentenced today to fines totaling $196.5 million after pleading guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice to 58 counts of unlawfully importing into Canada vehicles that do not...

03:00
SAP SE today announced it is joining the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge issued by Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri pledging to support global business in the transition to a low-carbon economy. "SAP is not only a world-leading innovation and...


21 january 2020

14:25
Toronto-based Corporate Knights, renowned for its contribution to promoting clean capitalism, has just released its annual list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, following an in-depth analysis of over 7,000 international...

10:25
Across the country, Canadians are leading grassroots action to protect the environment, tackle plastic pollution, conserve nature, and protect our waterways. These initiatives are creating good local jobs and improving the environment for the next...

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