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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
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
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
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
Dr. Susan Carr will be managing outreach along the wildlife passageway. - October 27, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
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
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
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 Chartrand Family donated to fund the remaining costs of the project. - September 23, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
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
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
The "America's Natural Treasures 2018 Calendar" is an assortment of nature's beautiful creatures and flowers. The proceeds from the sale of this calendar are 100% used to help the environment. - September 09, 2017 - American Society for the Protection of Nature
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) invites the community to attend the 26th Annual Trash Bash on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will meet at T.W. Richardson Grove Park, along the Campion Trails, for a morning of community service, food, and fun. For the sixth consecutive year,... - September 07, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The 63-acre property will include a public park with walking trails, a picnic area and kayak launches. - September 02, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Observed every year in early September, in conjunction with a Global Shorebird Count, World Shorebirds Day celebrates those extreme migrant birds and the people and places that do the most for them.
“Some 50 percent of the world’s shorebird species are in decline, and vital habitat is being... - September 02, 2017 - The Nature Conservancy
MS Forestry Commission Employee Serves on Hurricane Harvey Incident Management Team. On Monday, August 28, 2017, Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) employee Bill Kitchings (MFC Outreach Officer, Region 2) deployed to Texas as a member of the 2017 Southern Area Blue Team, a National Type-1 All-Hazard Incident Management Team. The Incident Management Team will assist state and federal partners with Hurricane Harvey disaster relief. - August 31, 2017 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
UniGuide, the lifestyle site that makes eco-friendly and vegan living easy, launches a sweepstakes today to promote its UniGuide Kickstarter campaign. The sweepstakes, which will run from August 30 through September 6, 2017, will give eligible participants the chance to win a selection of prizes with a total value of $250. - August 30, 2017 - UniGuide, Inc.
Years of corporate philanthropy supports veterans and community programs at Greenwell - August 30, 2017 - Greenwell Foundation
Harmful chemical ingredients such as oxybenzone found in personal care products like sunscreen are getting media-buzz for the banning efforts happening in Hawaii to protect the ocean's coral reefs. However, the impacts of harmful chemicals, additives and preservatives have even greater reaching impacts for the health of the Earth and its people. Manufacturers have a responsibility to test and prove their products' safety. - August 26, 2017 - Stream2Sea
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) has been recognized by the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) North Texas with the 1st Place 2017 “Excellence in Environmental Public Education and Outreach Program” award. KIB staff attended the annual Environmental Leadership Awards luncheon at the... - August 26, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
UniGuide, the new lifestyle site dedicated to eco-friendly and vegan living, launches today on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. UniGuide hopes to raise $19,000 for the creation of new content that makes it easy and enjoyable for people to find products and services that are healthy for people, do not harm animals, and have a minimal negative impact on the environment. One of Kickstarter’s “Projects of Earth,” UniGuide’s Fundraising Campaign
Will Run from Aug. 23–Sept. 20, 2017. - August 23, 2017 - UniGuide, Inc.
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) has a long history of working with North Lake College and a variety of student and staff groups there, with the longest relationship being that with the Alpha Zeta Eta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. This group has given of their time over the years in KIB-sponsored... - August 16, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
242 suspected southern pine beetle spots were identified on privately owned forestland during those flights. The southern pine beetle outbreak has been fueled by two summers of drought followed by two winters of unusually high temperatures. The southern pine beetle is said to be the most destructive forest insect in the South. - August 13, 2017 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Keep Irving Beautiful’s annual “Mayor and KIB Awards” ceremony was held on Monday, August 7 at the First Baptist Church of Irving. The Fellowship Hall was filled with the beautiful music of harpist Becky Scherschell as the 151 guests were greeted and signed in by volunteers Sandy Franco,... - August 10, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
“All Things Made New,” an Irving-based mentoring program for young people, has been collaborating with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) in its on-going blanket project. KIB provides fleece material which the All Things Made New volunteers cut and assemble into “no-sew” blankets. So... - August 09, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The new and completely redesigned website offers visitors richer insight into the world of Dolphins and their activities. - August 06, 2017 - Bioexpedition
About 80 acres of land with high ecological value will be preserved. - August 03, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
Wildfires cause approximately $2.2 billion in losses annually to the insurance industry. Chloeta is employing proven strategies to limit the number of claims experienced by property casualty underwriters. These wildfire loss prevention and risk mitigation services are available nationally to insurers. - August 02, 2017 - Chloeta
Participants expressed concern over the water quality in Biscayne Bay, a lagoon located on the Atlantic coast of South Florida. - July 26, 2017 - Source Molecular Corporation
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently joined forces with the Irving-based “All Things Made New” mentoring program to make and donate four “no-sew” blankets as part of an on-going service project. The youth from the organization prepared the fleece material provided by KIB, then... - July 26, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Nonprofit is interested in relocating headquarters to the historic building. - July 23, 2017 - North Florida Land Trust
New World Angels made the bulk of the investment in the Miami-based laboratory, which specializes in identifying sources of fecal bacteria in polluted waters. - July 22, 2017 - Source Molecular Corporation
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) reaches out to all areas of Irving, including Emma’s House, a non-profit organization that provides after-school and summer activities for teens and young adults. On Tuesday, July 18, KIB staff visited the summer campers at Emma’s House, and brought their recycling... - July 21, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful
On Wednesday, July 12, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) staff visited the West Library to promote clean, litter-free public spaces. They set up a table with information on KIB programs, and spoke with library patrons about ways they can help keep our city clean and green. Among the giveaway items were car... - July 20, 2017 - Keep Irving Beautiful