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2012-12-06 05:00:51

The environmental protection sector in China has developed rapidly due to ongoing capital investment and increasing public and government concerns on environmental pollution. Revenue for the Environmental Monitoring industry in China has been increasing 18.2% annually over the past five years to $1.3 billion in 2012, says IBISWorld. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The environmental protection sector in China has developed rapidly due to ongoing capital investment and increasing...

2011-03-14 09:13:00

Festival Brings Leading Environmental Filmmakers to Washington, D.C. from March 15-27 TICKER SYMBOL UFS (NYSE, TSX) MONTREAL, March 14 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today it has become a sponsor of the Environmental Film Festival, recognized as the leading showcase of environmental films in the United States. The 19th annual Environmental Film Festival takes place in Washington, D.C., from March 15 to 27. The festival will present 150...

2010-02-04 08:00:00

TORONTO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/office-of-the-auditor-general-of-canada/voice-your-concerns-on-environmental-issues SOURCE CNW Social Media

2009-09-21 11:59:00

ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the historic 9/12 Tea Party in Washington, DC, Truth About Green, a Maryland-based non-profit organization, will hold the nation's first Green Tea Party on Saturday, September 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Washington, DC's Lafayette Park. The national event will feature guest speakers on proposed global warming legislation before the U.S. Congress and other environmental issues, as well as entertainment by country music...

2009-08-11 09:45:00

EU membership introduced environmental policy to Finnish agriculture and gradually taught dissenting branches of administration how to cooperate with each other. This was not achieved solely through steering by regulation; the associated learning process and its support in policy preparation and implementation were equally important.In her dissertation study Special Advisor Laura Kröger (M.Sc. Agr. & For.) from MTT charted how the environmental policy of Finnish agriculture has...

2009-04-23 09:04:21

NSF-funded researcher looks at knowledge and attitudes about the environment among 15-year-olds who took part in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)Will problems associated with environmental issues improve in the next two decades? According to an analysis of student performance on PISA 2006--an international assessment of 15-year-olds--students who are the best informed about environmental science and the geosciences are also the most realistic about the...

2008-09-03 03:00:11

By Venkataraman, Bhawani By the time Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962,1 alerting the world to the impacts pesticides had on the natural environment, the seeds of the modern environmental movement had been sown. The Donora, Pennsylvania, smog in 1948 and the London smog of 1952 had heightened concern for a public already worried about nuclear war and the effects of fallout radiation. With all this in the backdrop, two large oil spills, one off the coast of England in 1967 and...

2008-08-19 18:00:24

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Kimberly Sorensen of Colorado State University, +1-970- 491-0757, Kimberly.Sorensen@colostate.edu FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 19/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the election season continues and Colorado prepares for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, Colorado State University has experts available to discuss a variety of topics related to politics and issues that are going to be discussed throughout the election process. Following is a list of faculty...

2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Anonymous The U.S. public, while aware of the deteriorating global environment, is concerned predominantly with local and national environmental issues, according to results from a recent survey. "The survey's core result is that people care about their communities and express the desire to see government action taken toward local and national issues," said David Konisky, a policy research scholar with the Institute of Public Policy and assistant professor in the Truman School of Public...

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Environmental Science
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...

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