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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™...

2012-09-04 06:22:58

Multi-year investment supports expansion of certification program, continued development of partnerships with fishermen, industry and retailers HONG KONG, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As representatives from the seafood industry and conservation community convene in Hong Kong for the SeaWeb International Seafood Summit, three leading funders -- the Walton Family Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Skoll Foundation - announced a combined $10.85 million...

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...

2012-04-05 02:24:04

Application Deadline: April 16, 2012 LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health announce a new reporting fund to support ambitious journalism on children's health issues. Grantees each will receive a grant of $2,000 to $5,000 to support a substantive explanatory or investigative reporting project. The journalists awarded the funds also will participate in the...

2012-01-18 15:43:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consider: California's infant mortality rate is not only decreasing, but the data also show that it's at the lowest recorded level in over a decade. That's the good news. The bad news is that mortality rates for California's African-American/Black and multiracial infants were more than double the rates of other racial/ethnic groups. These facts, and many other surprising and informative findings, can be found on the...

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...