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2009-08-13 09:49:03

A mismatch between education and youth services is blamed for many British students believing they're being punished by rural conservation assignments. Britain's Economic and Social Research Council, which funded the conservation projects, said it found many young volunteers traveled long distances from cities to short-term projects in rural areas believing they were being punished for being disruptive or naughty at school.

2009-07-30 08:48:00

DETROIT, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Detroit is getting a much-needed "green" boost this summer, as more than 100 Detroit public high school students are participating in the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program promoting environmental stewardship and skills development.

2009-06-03 12:01:00

Deadline extended one week NEWARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teachers interested in vying for one of PSEG's Environmental Education Grants now have a few more days to work on their applications.

2009-05-05 08:54:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grassroots Environmental Education, a New York-based non-profit today announces the launch of a new comprehensive, science-based greenweb, "HowGreenIsMyTown.org. Created by Doug and Patti Wood, the 200-plus page online initiative draws together resources from government agencies and non-profits across America to address the issues of climate change, sustainability and environmental health in one user-friendly site.

2009-04-14 09:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Applications are now available for PSEG's Environmental Education Grant Program.

2009-03-18 13:04:00

TORRANCE, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-five U.S. teachers will travel to Costa Rica to study global conservation issues as part of the Toyota International Teacher Program. Now in its 11th year, the program takes place April 18 - May 2, 2009.

2008-10-14 18:00:13

The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced five grants totaling more than $1 million to support a variety of environmental programs and organizations worldwide.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.