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2013-05-03 12:23:00

PLANTATION, Fla., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Academy of the Visual Arts announced yesterday the winners of the 2013 Communicator Awards. Solstice Benefits, Inc.--a South Florida-based dental, vision and life insurance benefits company--is proud to be awarded two Silver Awards of Distinction. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence...

2013-04-24 16:25:10

PLANTATION, Fla., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to communicate regularly with its valued brokers, members and providers, Solstice Benefits, Inc. (Solstice) -- a South Florida-based dental, vision and life insurance benefits company -- has rolled out on its website, www.SolsticeBenefits.com, three blogs for each specific audience. Solstice wishes to reach out and connect with readers in order to share its knowledge and expertise about dental industry topics, and also build an...

2013-03-23 23:03:46

Two complimentary fertility education seminars will be hosted in both West Palm Beach, FL on April 27th and in Plantation, FL on May 4th with the opportunity to enter the IVF cycle giveaway. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 With celebrities like the Khloe Kardashian and Giuliana and Bill Rancic speaking publicly about their struggles to conceive, there´s been a recent spotlight on the issue of infertility. But for the thousands of couples that face infertility everyday, the...

2013-03-12 16:21:56

Reforestation of Degraded Forest Reserves in Ghana Project Earns VCS Validation and first Verification from SCS Global Services EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A project that aims to reforest 15,000 hectares of degraded lands in central Ghana and absorb more than 80,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually has been independently validated by SCS Global Services (SCS) under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). Under the project managed by...

2013-02-26 08:31:40

Owner Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa Credits Privatization, Modernization NSHILI KIVU, Rwanda, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nshili Kivu Tea Plantation today announced that it smashed all records for production, income and profits in 2012 and expects similar record-breaking performances in the years ahead. The plantation now accounts for about 17 percent of all the tea produced in Rwanda. Tea production at Nshili Kivu was up 17 percent last year, income jumped 27 percent and profits...

2013-02-19 12:29:08

PLANTATION, Fla., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- C3/CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer management solutions, announced that its C3 Labs team has just released two new apps for internal and client use that redefines real time monitoring of its operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/FL45975LOGO ) The C3 Analytics app, available for both iPhone and Android devices, provides updates on all key performance metrics delivered straight to...

2012-12-18 12:25:32

PLANTATION, Fla., Dec.18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C3/CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer management solutions, is spreading a little holiday cheer by donating time and money to HANDY, a charity in Broward County founded in 1985 whose mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/FL45975LOGO ) C3 chose to adopt HANDY as its holiday charity because it is a smaller...

2012-10-26 15:21:26

PLANTATION, Fla., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Health Literacy Month, and Solstice--a South Florida-based dental, vision and life insurance benefits company--is committed to making its dental health information easily understandable and transparent. From its dental benefit guides to its online tools, consumer-facing health information is presented in a clear, concise way. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals can obtain, process, and understand basic health...

2012-10-12 11:23:05

BOSTON, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next ten years, consumption of pulpwood is expected to continue its shift from North America and Western Europe to Asia and Latin America. This shift will continue to keep prices low and impact species mix according to the 2012 World Pulpwood Study, released today by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080521/NEW122LOGO ) "For the last 15 years we have seen...

Palm Oil Plantation Development Creating Massive Source Of Carbon Dioxide
2012-10-10 16:29:04

Expanding production of palm oil, a common ingredient in processed foods, soaps and personal care products, is driving rainforest destruction and massive carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new study by Yale and Stanford researchers. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, shows that deforestation for the development of oil palm plantations in Indonesian Borneo is becoming a globally significant source of carbon dioxide emissions. Plantation expansion is...