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2013-10-15 23:23:54

Largest certified net zero energy building worldwide. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today that it has achieved the goal of operating its headquarters building at net zero energy by generating more than enough electricity to meet its needs during the first full year of occupancy. The 49,000 square foot building, located at 343 Second Street, is the largest building to date to receive Net Zero Energy Building Certification™...

2012-04-11 23:02:56

UltraFragrances.com will be donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of Kaleb´s Potion to the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children´s Health. Donations will provide vital support for the Stanford School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children´s Hospital. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Ultra Fragrances is teaming-up with Botanolution Skincare to help raise funds and awareness for autism care and research at Lucile Packard Children´s Hospital at Stanford. As a...

2010-06-28 10:20:00

NOVATO, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the urgent need to inspire young people to lifelong action to protect San Francisco Bay and its vast watershed, The Bay Institute has launched the "Campaign for Watershed Literacy," a $3 million fundraising campaign. This Campaign provides donors with opportunities to support various cause- and program-specific initiatives of The Bay Institute and its affiliate Aquarium of the Bay. "The Campaign for Watershed Literacy empowers...

2009-06-11 13:29:00

The Bay Institute's Acquisition Transforms Financially Successful Aquarium of the Bay Into a Nonprofit Center for Science, Education and Conservation for San Francisco Bay SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Institute today announced the successful culmination of its four-year effort to acquire Aquarium of the Bay, the first step towards transforming the financially successful Aquarium into a self-supporting, nonprofit center for education, science and conservation of the San...

2008-12-18 18:24:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, on the announcement that President-elect Barack Obama will appoint Dr. Jane Lubchenco as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the nation's principal ocean agency. "I am absolutely delighted that Jane Lubchenco has been named NOAA Administrator by President-elect...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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