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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Listing Revised
2011-09-19 11:26:37

  US agencies issued a final ruling on Friday changing the listing of loggerhead sea turtles under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) from a single threatened species to nine unique population segments, reports AFP. Scientists for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) believe the new ruling will help them focus conservation efforts on the specific needs of the distinct populations. NOAA and FWS share jurisdiction for...

2011-06-07 15:31:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautica®, a leading global lifestyle brand, and Oceana, an ocean conservation organization dedicated to protecting the world's oceans, will join forces to raise awareness for "World Oceans Day" on June 8, 2011. World Oceans Day pays homage to the world's oceans and the important role the oceans play in our lives. As an official holiday, it aims to engage more people in the fight to reverse the declining health of marine ecosystems....

2011-06-02 14:12:00

In the news release, You Voted! Garnier to Donate $100,000 to Clean Water Charities, issued today by Garnier over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "The donation is part of a larger Garnier partnership with EarthShare established in 2010 to proudly support and promote a cleaner, greener future," rather than "The donation is part of a larger Garnier partnership with EarthShare - an environmental organization established in 2010 to...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnier announced today that it will donate $100,000 to clean water charities. The donation marks the culmination of an online program in which Garnier asked consumers to vote for the environmental cause they care about most passionately. Clean Water was the program's clear winner, receiving 52% of the votes, followed by Recycling and Sustainability with 36% of the votes, and Urban Greening with 12% of the votes. The donation is part of a larger...

2011-04-11 00:00:36

Green Builder® Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Jean Michel Cousteau will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2011 Green Builder® Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Jean Michel Cousteau will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Cousteau will join Green Builder Media...

2011-01-12 08:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanctuary Belize a leader in Belize Real Estate eco-friendly growth is pleased to announce a new ban on trawling in the crystal blue Caribbean waters of our country. This ban will be key to the growth of Belize as the premiere destination for environmentally concerned investors. This complete and permanent ban is a very important step toward safeguarding the world's oceans, and we feel it is significant that Belize, a country so focused on...

2011-01-12 08:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanctuary Belize, a leader in Belize Real Estate eco-friendly growth, is pleased to announce a new ban on trawling in the crystal blue Caribbean waters of our country. This ban will be key to the growth of Belize as the premiere destination for environmentally concerned investors. This complete and permanent ban is a very important step toward safeguarding the world's oceans, and we feel it is significant that Belize, a country so focused on...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.