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2014-10-06 23:02:11

Voices of Penélope Cruz, Harrison Ford, Edward Norton, Robert Redford, Julia Roberts, Ian Somerhalder and Kevin Spacey to Deliver Stark Message Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Nature doesn't need people. People need nature. That's the message of the provocative, celebrity-studded campaign Conservation International (CI) is launching today. Nature Is Speaking aims to raise awareness that people need nature in order to survive. The campaign features a series of short...

2014-09-22 23:01:48

CI Taps White House Veteran and Leader in Global Development Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 September 22, 2014 - White House veteran Gary R. Edson will join Conservation International (CI) as president. The appointment is effective September 22. Edson joins CI with a distinguished record of success in global development, having established the ground-breaking Millennium Challenge Corporation to fight global poverty; co-led the development of the President’s Emergency Plan...

2014-08-28 23:07:03

Four named after senior primatologists including Conservation International President Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier and Senior Researcher Dr. Anthony B. Rylands Arlington, Va., USA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A major revision of the taxonomy of the saki monkeys of South America (genus Pithecia) was announced at the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi. For many years, it was believed that there were just five species of sakis, but this study revealed the existence...

2014-06-16 23:02:09

President Anote Tong of Kiribati announces the closure of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, the largest and deepest UNESCO World Heritage site, to commercial fishing at the U.S. State Department ‘Our Ocean’ Conference. Tarawa, Kiribati/ Boston/Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 In his opening remarks today at the U.S. State Department led-Our Ocean Conference hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry in Washington, D.C., President Anote Tong of the Republic of Kiribati...

2014-05-13 23:03:44

US$4.5 Million Initiative Spans Six Countries to Foster Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities and a Healthy Climate Tokyo, Japan & Arlington, VA, USA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Today, Conservation International (CI) and Daikin Industries, Ltd. announced an expansion of their partnership into a multi-year collaboration across six critical forest ecosystems around the world. The new endeavor between CI and Daikin, a leading Japanese multinational air conditioning company, will focus on forest...

2014-04-30 16:22:01

Instructors from Maryland, California, Colorado and Virginia to spend two weeks in Costa Rica preparing to become better science teachers FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman and Conservation International (CI) today announced the 16 teachers who have been selected to participate in the third ECO Classroom, a unique and innovative professional development program for public middle and high school science teachers. The Northrop Grumman Foundation, in...

2014-02-05 16:20:21

Northrop Grumman Foundation and Conservation International program enters its third year FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their continuing effort to help teachers develop the next generation of scientists, Northrop Grumman Foundation and Conservation International (CI) announced that applications for the 2014 ECO Classroom experience are now being accepted through March 31. Four teams of four teachers will be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip from July 7-20 to...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.