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2013-12-02 20:20:29

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brazil has vast natural resources that carry immense potential for the country's economic and environmental goals. Yet efficient land use, which can help the nation achieve both goals concurrently, still stands as a great challenge. A new Climate Policy Initiative study, "Production and Protection: A First Look at Key Challenges in Brazil," finds the nation has room for enhanced protection of natural resources and growth of agricultural...

2013-11-06 23:00:27

Fenstermaker publishes a new white paper on permitting as part of its ongoing initiative to provide accessible information about current environmental policies with instructions urging companies to remain in compliance with the latest regulations and procedures. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Mariah Lowrey, an Environmental Specialist at Fenstermaker, recently published a white paper on air permitting to emphasize the increased monitoring of potential environmental impacts caused by companies....

2013-11-04 12:22:18

Deadline to Apply is Jan. 6, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop programs and projects. "These grants fund projects that explore many of today's most pressing issues," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Providing...

2013-10-08 23:32:22

Antioch University New England and U.S. EPA will co-host the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, May 19-21, 2014. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire. The conference will focus on local solutions that communities can employ to prepare for the present and changing...

2013-08-19 23:21:10

Elite Ivy League lawyer leaves the Washington Beltway for the Holy City of Jerusalem, discovers solutions to ineffectual environmental policy and keys to spiritual environmentalism and the protection of nature in ancient theological texts, some dating to Abraham's time 4000 years ago and others as recent as 1600 years ago. The results of David Page's unique blend of modern and ancient research can be found in the newly released book GODless Environmentalism: The Failure of...

2013-07-31 08:24:41

Leader In Environmental and Sustainability Business Solutions Improves Services to Support Complex, Multijurisdictional Projects and Helps Organizations Cost-Effectively Navigate Regulatory Landscape IRVINE, Calif., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help organizations overcome the challenges of sustainability in an increasingly regulated environment, FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer and industry leader in environmental and sustainability business solutions, today...

2013-06-13 16:21:47

BOMcheck is highlighted in corporate videos produced by Siemens and Philips and is currently used by over 480 customers to gather materials declarations from over 3,100 suppliers worldwide. To date, these suppliers have published RoHS and REACH materials declarations for more than 1 million parts in BOMcheck. BATH, United Kingdom, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BOMcheck is an industry collaboration led by Philips, Siemens, GE, Osram, Sony Mobile, Schneider Electric, Toshiba, Agfa,...

2013-06-12 23:23:28

The environmental protection sector in China has developed rapidly during the past five years, due to continuous capital investment and increasing public and government concerns on environmental pollution. Over the past five years, revenue for the Environmental Monitoring industry in China is estimated to have increased 17.8% annually, says IBISWorld. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 The environmental protection sector in China has developed rapidly during the past five years, due to...

2013-03-22 04:20:38

SEOUL, South Korea, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum and Exhibition (MIECF 2013) kicked off at Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel today. At 9 A.M., specially invited visitors of Pan-PRD had a VIP tour. Important figures like Cui Shian (a chief executive of Macau Special Administrative Region), Wang Weizhong (Vice Minister and Member of the Leading Party Group of MOST), Li Jing (vice director of the Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection...

2013-02-27 04:20:18

Earth Hour More Than Lights Off SINGAPORE, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Hour, the world's largest movement for the planet, has launched its 2013 campaign on the back of record environmental outcomes it achieved in 2012. Andy Ridley, CEO and Co-Founder of Earth Hour, spoke at the media launch of the environmental campaign in Singapore today. Earth Hour 2013 will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 8:30PM. "Earth Hour has always been more than a lights off campaign, and we are...