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Coastal restoration and education high priority topics at upcoming USGBC Louisiana’s FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, October 18, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Louisiana Chapter will host its fourth annual FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability at Tulane University's Lavin-Bernick Center, 29 McAlister Drive New Orleans from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year's theme, Building a Stronger Louisiana by Nurturing the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders, will bring green industry professionals from across the region together to discuss how to move the state towards a more sustainable and resilient future.
Greenspot Partners with Empire Clean Cities on Shared Electric Vehicle Project for Low-Income Families in the South Bronx
SOUTH BRONX, N.Y., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greenspot has partnered with Empire Clean Cities, New York City's designated Clean Cities Coalition, to propose a research-driven integration of an advanced electric mobility platform in the South Bronx. The proposed project consists of a network of dual-port, zero-emission publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs (ADA-accessible) paired with publicly-shared EVs (PSEVs) whose use will be subsidized for the target community.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group celebrated the company's 43rd Anniversary by giving back to their community and cleaning up the Delray's beach. The Ninth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup was held Sunday, June 2 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 60 pounds of trash was removed by more than 75 community members.
PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that it is joining the Arbor Day Foundation for the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce that its EnergyCAP Enterprise software-based solution is now in full production use by The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (CoPA). CoPA will rely on EnergyCAP to track, audit, and analyze more than 10,000 Commonwealth utility accounts, with an annual utility spend in excess of $125 million.
LIVERMORE VALLEY, Calif., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of today's Earth Day 2019, Wente Vineyards is proud to share an updated series of green initiatives and programming, all of which reflect the winery's longstanding (136 years and counting!) and ongoing commitment to sustainable winegrowing.
Nirmala Narine’s YA Historical Fantasy Novel with Diverse Characters, Lays the Foundation for a Whole New Crop of Environmentalists
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vanadala Publishing, a division of NNGL, announces the publication of "Ellishiva Cinnamon and The Sixth Element" (ISBN: 978-0996207126, paperback), a novel of environmental stewardship, by best-selling author, social responsible entrepreneur, humanitarian and global lifestyle television host, Nirmala Narine.
PRINCETON, Mass., April 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cornerstone Ranch started out 18 years ago with 24 acres in Princeton. A recent land acquisition of 31 acres in Rutland more than doubles the size of this woman-owned and operated business.
ATLANTA, Ga., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "THE UNIVERSAL GRAIN. Game of Professionals. Society. The Last Chance" to be held on May 11, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. ET, ALLATRA International announced today. This momentous event will be held at Georgia Aquarium, in the Oceans Ballroom in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
KELSO, Calif., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mojave National Preserve is presenting "Earth Through Time: Providence Mountains and the Mojave National Preserve," a solo, mixed media exhibition of paintings, etchings and installation art at the Desert Light Gallery, Kelso Visitors Center, by nationally celebrated National Park Service Artist in Residence, Britney Penouilh.
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Wilshire, President and CEO of Wilshire Financial and Wilshire Foundation was presented with the International Business Excellence Award in February 2019 in New York, New York, for constructing innovative programs and investments that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.
Aquariums can play a crucial role in sustaining marine and freshwater species vulnerable to climate change
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking beyond the sharks and manta rays that catch the eye of visitors, researchers find great conservation potential in the wealth of fish and corals residing in the world's zoos and aquariums, says Species360 Conservation Science Alliance. A study published this week in Journal for Nature Conservation reports that aquariums hold 21 percent of the coral species that are Vulnerable to Climate Change.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.
AUCNET INC, JAPAN announces opening of US Sales and Operations Center as AUCNET DIGITAL PRODUCTS USA, LLC in Austin, Texas
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tokyo based AUCNET Inc (AUCNET) has announced that it has opened U.S. operations in Austin, Texas where it will maintain a new smart phone processing division to be known as AUCNET Digital Products USA, LLC (AUCNET DP USA). The company will provide Asset Recovery services and other contracted services to the U.S. Carrier, OEM, Insurance, Retail and Enterprise wireless space.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit JaneUnChained News Network announced today that New York environmental activists will converge on Brazil's Consulate in Manhattan on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14! The group plans to march several blocks from the Brazilian Consulate to the United Nations to demand Brazil's new President be prevented from selling off the Amazon to the highest bidder.
ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.
PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) today announced that the growing controversy over Humboldt Redwood Co.'s (HRC's) plans to log virgin forests at Rainbow Ridge stepped up a notch when auditors for the highly regarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced they will be reviewing the "sustainable" certification associated with two of the company's key logging plans.
PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) on Tuesday filed a formal grievance with SCS Global Services for certifying as sustainable a logging plan by Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC) on untouched, primary forests in the Mattole River watershed on Rainbow Ridge.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forests Forever, a non-profit forest protection advocacy group, today announced that five employees of Lear Asset Management, a security contractor for Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC), swept down on protesters camped near a logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed at about 5 a.m. yesterday (July 22).
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group and the Surfrider Foundation Palm Beach Chapter partnered for the Eighth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and cleaned more than 140 pounds of trash from Delray's beach. The event was held Sunday, June 24 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 55 community members joined forces to ensure a safe and clean beach.