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2012-06-26 23:00:22

The Biochar Company, makers of Soil Reef, partner with one of the biggest producers of biochar in the US, Hawaii Biochar Products. Berwyn, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 The Biochar Company, makers of Soil Reef soil amendment, are joining forces with one of the most successful biochar production companies in the US, Hawaii Biochar Products, LLC. Hawaii Biochar Products, owned and operated by Josiah Hunt, has produced over 100 tons of biochar, an average of one ton per week, since the...

2012-06-25 23:04:04

Formerly certified with their sister company, New Energy Works was awarded independent Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)® certification and joined the Forest Products Certification Group. Farmington, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 New Energy Works Timberframers, a leader in the timber frame industry, has earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)® Chain of Custody Certification. They are certified in three categories: FSC 100%, Mix, and Recycled. An audit, administered by the Forest...

Rio+20 Summit Underway In Brazil
2012-06-21 13:40:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The U.N. sustainable development summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil kicked off with U.N. head Ban Ki-moon warning that progress on resolving Earth issues is moving too slow. Ki-moon was speaking to world leaders at the Rio+20 summit and other ministers, calling them to action on fighting climate change, saying that "words must translate into action." He opened the session with a reference to the Earth Summit held at the same location 20 years ago, which...

Could Eating Less Meat Help Save The Planet?
2012-06-21 08:34:49

Altering our diets to include less beef, pork, and poultry and finding ways to recycle our organic waste during the agricultural process could help rebalance the carbon cycle and reduce the risk of reaching more severe levels of global climate change, claims a new study from the University of Exeter. If humanity's meat-eating habits continue as-is, the predicted rise in the global population could result in widespread ecological disaster, the university said in a June 19 statement....

2012-06-20 11:20:19

This new global energy study outlines a range of 41 alternative sustainable energy pathways that offer viable, cost effective choices for policy makers to achieve necessary human health and environmental sustainability goals by 2050 This new global energy study outlines a range of 41 alternative sustainable energy pathways that offer viable, cost effective choices for policy makers to achieve necessary human health and environmental sustainability goals by 2050. Laxenburg, Austria, Rio...

Climate Change Agreement Drafted Ahead Of Rio+20
2012-06-20 05:27:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com National delegates said on Tuesday that they have reached an agreement on a draft document that will be submitted at the Rio+20 gathering in Brazil this week. The negotiators drew up the draft outline steps to help tackle the Earth's environmental problems. Over 100 world leaders are expected to come out for the meeting, which runs from Wednesday to Friday. The draft statement will be submitted for approval to world leaders during the summit, calling...

2012-06-14 23:00:53

Does a guaranteed minimum 8% net savings on monthly electricity costs that requires no capital outlay sound impressive? These aren't ordinary 'how to reduce energy cost' tips that include turning off equipment at night. Freedomfflow LLC, http://energysavingsguaranteed.com, has recently joined forces with a public energy company and can now provide energy saving solutions for businesses of any size. Contact Freedomfflow at (650) 241-8594 for more information. (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Edward...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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