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2012-02-28 10:45:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carla Corkern, Talyst's Chief Executive Officer, has joined Girl Scouts of Western Washington's Board of Directors. The Girl Scouts are committed to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Previously, Corkern was a Girl Scout leader and currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the Seattle Girls School. She is a strong advocate of women working in technology. "Girl Scouts of Western...

2012-01-23 08:15:00

LEAKEY, Texas, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHO The recently released fifth volume of research compiled by the Children & Nature Network continues to document the health and educational benefits of outdoor recreation for children....

2011-12-31 15:20:00

Gambassa students become environmental caretakers using soil and water monitoring equipment provided by United Water. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 United Water, and Green City Standards have teamed up with Gambassa.com, a project-based education website, to sponsor student projects aimed at promoting environmental literacy and conservation. Joe Simunovich, Board Member of United Water, and Luis Moro of Green City Standards spearheaded the agreement providing for high rate...

2011-12-16 20:00:00

The Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award recognizes teachers, college professors and volunteers who have taken an initiative to integrate environmental education into their schools and community programs. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation are excited to announce Teddy Dillingham, of River Legacy Nature and Science Center, has won a Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award. The Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award recognizes teachers, college professors and...

2011-12-08 08:00:00

Five Recipients Accept Chevrolet GREEN Educator Awards Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation announced the final five winners of the Chevrolet GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) Educator Award. It recognizes educators who integrate environmental education into their school or community curriculums. âœThese teachers represent the best of our education system,â said Vivian Pickard,...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

The Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award recognizes teachers, college professors and volunteers who have taken an initiative to integrate environmental education into their schools and community programs. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation are excited to announce Nita Gonzalez, of Escuela Tlatelolco has won a Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award. The Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award recognizes teachers, college professors and volunteers who have taken an...

2011-11-03 15:00:00

Five Recipients from Across the Country Accept Chevrolet GREEN Educator Awards Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation announced five winners of the Chevrolet GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) Educator Award. It recognizes educators who integrate environmental education into their school or community curriculums. âœThese teachers represent the best of our education system,â said Vivian...

2011-10-11 09:36:05

Assigning environment-related legal cases to specialized tribunals, courts and judges is among the ideas being aired as experts convene in Malaysia for a two-day United Nations conference on the relationship between the world's law, justice and governance systems and sustainable development. High court "green benches" already exist in India, established by that country's Supreme Court to ensure judges have the expertise and resources to properly consider environmental issues....

2011-09-14 13:17:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its Environmental Champions Initiative, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will contribute $800,000 to non-profit organizations with an environmental focus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/MM26476LOGO) SDG&E is challenging non-profits to develop programs that involve and educate young people in the community as stewards of the environment. The utility is fostering environmental education programs that...

2011-09-08 10:12:00

MILFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Data Resources Inc., (EDR), the leader in property-specific environmental information and risk management solutions, today unveiled the Environmental Issues Report (EIR), an online environmental education tool for homeowners, homebuyers and real estate brokers. The EIR provides access to information about the historical and current use of land in U.S. neighborhoods, especially uses that may pose environmental risks. For over two...