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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...

2013-01-31 23:02:24

PTS Data Center Solutions was requisitioned by the world´s leading conservation organization to assess its data center environment problem. The World Wildlife Fund was in need of a more energy efficient data center with high availability and lower operating costs. Franklin Lakes, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 PTS Data Center Solutions (“PTS”) was requisitioned by the world´s leading conservation organization to assess its data center environment problem. The World...

2013-01-13 16:20:20

LIMBE, Cameroon, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC), a New York-based agriculture company operating in Ghana and Cameroon, today announced the appointment of Dr. Atanga Ekobo to the position of Vice President of Conservation. Dr. Ekobo's hire marks one of many steps that Herakles Farms is taking to strengthen its in-house environmental conservation capabilities as the company continues to pursue the highest environmental standards with respect to its...

2012-10-29 07:21:49

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it has received the WindMade(TM) label, a global consumer label for companies that use wind energy and other renewable energy sources. BD received the WindMade(TM) label for the Company's global operations, and certifies that 35% of BD's total electricity consumption is from wind power. The label, which is backed by the UN Global...

2012-10-13 04:04:18

A SMART and powerful tool to combat wildlife crime and help save endangered species has been unveiled at the IUCN World Conservation Congress according to Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of Save Our Species (SOS). Phoenix (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 A SMART and powerful tool to combat wildlife crime has been unveiled at the IUCN World Conservation Congress according to Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of Save Our Species (SOS). SMART, the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool is a...

2012-06-28 14:20:37

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS is now offering third party verification for the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Check Your Paper program, an online database where corporate and government paper buyers can find products with the lowest environmental impacts. Paper companies that wish to have their products listed in the Check Your Paper database can be verified by SCS. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120406/MM83171LOGO-a) WWF's Check Your Paper program rates...

Protecting The Heart Of Borneo
2012-06-26 04:04:29

In Southeast Asia, the island of Borneo is home to one of the world´s most diverse rainforests, but its natural resources are under threat. Information from satellites is being used to evaluate the impact of the island´s future development. The mountainous island is the third largest in the world. It is an area of exceptional biological diversity and its natural resources have tremendous social and economic value at local, national and global levels. While still of great...

2012-06-13 02:28:24

TORONTO and MONTREAL, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are pleased to announce that Resolute has become the largest manager of Forest Stewardship Council(®) (FSC(®)) certified forests in the world. The Company recently certified 3.2 million hectares (7.9 million acres) of forestlands in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec to the FSC Boreal Standard. This certification raises the total area of...

2012-06-06 23:03:38

Regional cooperation critical to address recent upsurge in poaching, according to WWF Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Central African countries today signed a groundbreaking regional plan to strengthen law enforcement and better combat poaching of elephants and other species at risk from illegal wildlife trade. The plan was adopted by the ten member states of Central African Forest Commission, known as COMIFAC, as escalating rates of wildlife crime plague the region. Wildlife...

2012-05-31 06:23:30

NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of UN World Environment Day in June, Avon Hello Green Tomorrow is once again mobilizing people around the globe to help restore critically endangered tropical forests of South America and Indonesia - forests which serve as the "lungs of the earth." In just two years, Hello Green Tomorrow generated more than $3.5 million and restored thousands of acres through partnerships with The Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife Fund, and much more...