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Canada’s consumption of energy has decreased only 5% on a per-capita basis since it signed the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, with total consumption at 71,000 kWh per person, according to federal data. Fossil fuels are increasing their market share over electricity, which is not good news for wind, solar and other renewable energies. - December 11, 2017 - canadian association for renewable energies (we c.a.r.e.)
American Prairie Reserve is proud to announce that artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin has been named the recipient of the second annual Ken Burns American Heritage Prize. The award will be presented May 2, 2018, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The evening’s... - December 09, 2017 - American Prairie Reserve
Property will be transferred to the City of Jacksonville for the park expansion. - December 09, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Blue Springs, Missouri has a new foundation committed to aiding families in the Kansas City area that are battling the hardships of childhood cancer called The 10th Player Foundation. This Christmas season The 10th Player Foundation is hosting a toy drive for the families at Children's Mercy Hospital called Toys 4 KC. Hoping to gain support they have placed toy donation drop boxes at select locations around the Blue Springs area. - December 06, 2017 - The 10th Player Foundation
Forrest and Nancy Penny were chosen as joint recipients of the award. - December 06, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
America Recycles Day is a nation-wide program of Keep America Beautiful, officially celebrated on November 15. Here in Irving, the local KAB affiliate, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB), has been collaborating with the seniors group of the Irving Family YMCA for several years in their America Recycles Day... - December 03, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Latino Public Radio Consortium (LPRC) received a grant from the Knight Foundation to help get noncommercial stations in Puerto Rico operating at full capacity after Hurricane María. - November 29, 2017 - Latino Public Radio Consortium
On 1 November 2016, Jeff Knopp (USMC (ret.), loving husband and father) was cycling on Foothill Boulevard when he was hit from behind and killed while riding a narrow stretch of Foothill Blvd. with no bike lane. In celebration of his life, this past weekend a Finish The Ride® event was held. Everyone in attendance was brought to tears when Jennifer Knopp, Jeff’s widow, introduced Joshua (the driver who killed Jeff), hugged him and forgave him for happened that day. - November 27, 2017 - Streets Are For Everyone
When it comes to fatal traffic crashes, Los Angeles is #1 and over the last few years, the problem has gotten worse. Three days of “World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims” activities were held across Los Angeles by a coalition of nonprofits called the L.A. Vision Zero Alliance. This year’s theme centered around the realization that they are not “accidents” but in at least 93% of the cases they are preventable. - November 24, 2017 - Streets Are For Everyone
Microbial source tracking was one of the topics discussed at the Great Lakes Beach Association Workshops held together with the 2017 State of Lake Michigan or SOLM Conference from November 7 to 10 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Dr. Shannon Briggs of the Michigan Department of Environmental... - November 24, 2017 - Source Molecular Corporation
More than 300 stormwater professionals gathered at the 2017 Storm Water Solutions SWS Conference and Exhibition held November 7 to 9 at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Illinois. Source Molecular Corporation’s Haley Gershon gave a presentation on “Evidence-Based Guidelines for Microbial... - November 24, 2017 - Source Molecular Corporation
Keep Irving Beautiful has been a part of a special Veterans Day celebration for several years - Unite for Troops, a community event that honors veterans and current members of the military who are deployed around the world. While the day features several musical acts, booths, displays, arts and crafts... - November 18, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place in Nashville at the First Amendment Center on December 7th, 5pm – 7pm. - November 18, 2017 - United for Human Rights
North Carolinians only have one month to enroll or re-enroll in quality, affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The fifth open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ends December 15. During this open enrollment period, uninsured North Carolinians are able to select plans that fit their needs and budgets on the Marketplace. - November 17, 2017 - NC Get Covered
The Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) calls on President Trump and others to pardon the innocents, particularly the turkeys, for this Thanksgiving observance. The organization will deliver this message on Monday, November 20 through Wednesday, November 22, with a rolling billboard touring downtown Washington... - November 17, 2017 - Farm Animal Rights Movement
Free training specifically designed to prepare individuals for a customer service role in nearly any industry including retail, hospitality, and the rapidly expanding call centers. - November 17, 2017 - Goodwill Industries of New Mexico
The Nashville Church of Scientology held an International Religious Freedom Day "listening session" in partnership with the Tennessee chapter of United for Human Rights to gather information for the group's 2018 State of Religious Freedom Report. - November 17, 2017 - United for Human Rights
Good Shepherd Volunteers engages young people in a dedicated year of service for some of the world most vulnerable populations. On Thursday, November 16th, Good Shepherd Volunteers will host, A Night at the Library to celebrate the service and impact of their volunteers. The event will be held from 6:30-8:30pm... - November 16, 2017 - Good Shepherd Volunteers
Former First Lady Laura Bush and former Nigerian Pres. Olusegun Obasanjo were special guests as Vision Africa, a ministry that seeks to heal the bodies, minds and souls of Africans, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mrs. Bush, a longtime champion for Africa and its people, spoke at the ministry’s... - November 10, 2017 - Vision Africa
Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) has launched an outdoor billboard anti-dairy campaign that runs through the end of the year in reaction to recent reports of animal atrocities at a Florida dairy farm. - November 09, 2017 - Farm Animal Rights Movement
Patriot Project is a National Veterans Organization, not for profit (501c3) aimed at reducing the Nation's Veteran suicide rate, based in Wheaton, IL. Patriot Project’s mission is to reduce the number of Veteran suicides from Twenty Two a day to Zero through increased awareness, intervention and Veteran participation programs. - November 09, 2017 - Patriot Project
If you drive or walk by Wyche Park on Pioneer Drive, you may notice a new addition - 28 beautiful trees, planted by Calvary Church’s “Loving Our City” group, assisted by North Lake College Service Learning Students, in a project coordinated by Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB). On Saturday,... - November 08, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) continued a tradition of participating in the Irving Family YMCA’s Fall Festival on Friday, October 27. KIB brought its spinning prize wheel, and children and adults, most dressed in costumes, took turns spinning the prize wheel and answering questions about recycling,... - November 04, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Lucky Winners Will Join the GiveMeTap Team as They Bring Clean Water to 3,000 People in Rural Communities of Ghana - November 01, 2017 - GiveMeTap
Tommy Hazouri awarded for his help in saving the Spanish-American War Fort. - November 01, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Abnaki Council 334 of the Knights of Columbus from St. Michael Parish has provided two local celebrities to participate in a Celebrity Bar Tending event to be held at the Quarry Tap Room in Hallowell on Monday October 30. Participating in the event are Dr. Robert Patenaude II from Patenaude Family Dentistry... - October 27, 2017 - Knights of Columbus - Abnaki Council 334
Dr. Susan Carr will be managing outreach along the wildlife passageway. - October 27, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Knights of Columbus Abnaki Council 334, located at St. Michael Parish, is inviting all members of the Central Maine area to participate in the organization’s Family Rosary Program. This service will be conducted on Sunday, October 29th, prior to the 10am mass at St. Augustine Church. This rosary... - October 26, 2017 - Knights of Columbus - Abnaki Council 334
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) has been part of Vizient’s annual “Community Day” for the past nine years. Vizient, the nation’s largest member-owned health care services company, began this initiative fifteen years ago as a means of giving back to the communities where they have... - October 22, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The land is located on A1A North near property owned by the land trust. - October 18, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Inner-City Arts, a leading provider of quality arts education for underserved children in Los Angeles has partnered with Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII), one of the largest and most comprehensive child welfare agencies in the city, to offer creative studio classes for children living in areas... - October 15, 2017 - Inner-City Arts
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) board and staff members conducted their annual city-wide “Litter Index” survey on Friday, October 13. This involves driving specific routes which consist of nine areas across the city, each divided into four sections. Participants score each site from 1 to 4 based... - October 15, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place on December 7, 2017 at the John Seigenthaler Center. - October 14, 2017 - United for Human Rights
World leading water purification company Bluewater commits to building a planet-wide movement that will harness human ingenuity to help bring cleaner, healthier water to everyone and create oceans without plastic. - October 13, 2017 - Bluewater Group
The land conservation organization has closed on the 63-acre property. - October 11, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Vicki Davis, CAWA, Executive Director of Tri-County Humane Society in St. Cloud, will attend the 2017 SAWA Annual Conference in Miami, Florida, this November as a Legacy of Leadership Scholarship recipient. The 2017 conference topics include the National Council on Pet Population 2017 Research Symposium... - October 08, 2017 - Tri-County Humane Society
Fundraiser offers a wide variety of outdoor goods and experiences, with proceeds to fund Great Old Broads for Wilderness' work to protect America's public lands. - October 07, 2017 - Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) hosted its 26th Annual Trash Bash, the organization’s signature cleanup event, at T.W. Richardson Grove Park on September 30. There were 419 volunteers of all ages (224 adults and 195 youth) who came out to help pick up litter and keep it out of the nearby Elm Fork of... - October 06, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
More than 400 acres of land will be restored and preserved - October 05, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
EAI is coordinating with the Puerto Rico government to retire Mundi, a 34-year-old female African elephant, to EAI’s new refuge in Attapulgus, GA; launching fundraising campaign to cover the cost of the move. - October 04, 2017 - Elephant Aid International
The Tennessee celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place on December 7th this year at the John Seigenthaler Center. - September 30, 2017 - United for Human Rights
Oct. 7 community fall festival to feature blessing of the pets, pet supply drive for the Humane Society of South Mississippi, and free food, games and music for all ages. - September 27, 2017 - Westminster Presbyterian Church
The Chartrand Family donated to fund the remaining costs of the project. - September 23, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Anton Dowls is and has always been devoted to people and his community. That’s what makes him the best choice for the Alief ISD Bard of Trustees. With 25 years of experience working with people across many different industries, and constantly seeking to provide positive change in the lives of family,... - September 23, 2017 - Anton Dowls for Alief ISD Trustee POS 6
At the Blockchain for Impact event in the United Nations Plaza, founder of the Earth Dollar, David Kam, launches a mission to gather all the people of Planet Earth to come together to work to end global poverty and to create a more sustainable world. The Earth Jubilee is a 50-day global event in support... - September 22, 2017 - Tesla Sustainable Village and Innovation Centre
The 2018 IPSA Conference will convene public safety officials - law enforcement, fire, EMS, telecommunications, emergency management and allied emergency responders from around the United States and internationally. - September 20, 2017 - International Public Safety Association
Event Postponed - The RNCG Angel Foundation, a nonprofit organization, plans an enchanting evening “Under the Harvest Moon” at the Don Cesar in St. Pete Beach, FL, for its annual “Scaring Off Cancer” fundraiser to support cancer patients and their families. - September 19, 2017 - RNCG Solutions, Inc.
World Rivers Day, set for September 24 (always the last Sunday in September), is a global celebration of our rivers. The event strives to increase public awareness of the values of our waterways while also promoting the need for sound river stewardship. The day's festivities will range from stream clean-ups and habitat restoration activities to educational programs and community riverside celebrations. More than 70 countries and millions of people will participate. - September 18, 2017 - World Rivers Day
Saluting Branches is a nonprofit nationwide organization honoring veterans through the care of trees in Veteran Cemeteries. - September 16, 2017 - Saluting Branches/Rainbow Treecare
This past summer, six high-school interns had a wonderful time in researching and presenting their future career interests to General Robert Farrell, Mr. James Chung of Booz Allen Hamilton, and Captain Seunghok Kang of USAMRIID. The students gathered at the Vienna building in Virginia on August 19th... - September 14, 2017 - TALK Youth Leadership
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