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FLUOROFEST 2015 To Be Held In Cambridge, MA On June 8th - 9th

by HORIBA Europe GmbH  (May 18, 2015)

FluoroFest, an annual international series of free workshops dedicated to Fluorescence techniques, will be held in the United States in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the Courtyard by Marriott Cambridge. It is open to anyone interested in the exciting field of fluorescence. FluoroFest is a series of global workshops designed to give both ...

Countries Move Forward on Important Issues for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 18, 2015)

Significant steps were agreed upon early this morning by parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, as the 2015 Triple COPs drew to a close. Staged under the theme "From Science to Action: Working for a Safer Tomorrow" from 4 to 15 May 2015, almost 1,200 participants from 171 countries converged on Geneva to push forward the ...

Citizen science could address impact of global change on biodiversity

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Apr. 16, 2015)

Citizen science holds the potential to address some of the biggest concerns facing biodiversity researchers, according to a new study. The study found that volunteers already save biodiversity research huge sums of money, but that their contributions are underused. The impact of global change on biodiversity is difficult to monitor because change ...

Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management

by University of Tehran  (Feb. 19, 2015)

"Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management" (GJESM) is a double blind peer reviewed electronic and print quarterly publication concerned with all aspects of environmental science and management. GJESM publishes original research papers, review papers, case reports and short communications across the broad field of environment. These ...

Puerto Rico’s Indoor Environmental Experts Identify Endocrine Disruptors in Homes and Buildings

by Zimmetry Environmental  (May 4, 2015)

In recent years, the people of Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean have become more aware of potential harm from exposure to various chemical compounds in their homes, schools and work environments.   One group of chemicals that has received increasing attention are known as endocrine disruptors and people can be exposed to them in many ...

Health & Environmental Effects of Biomass Burning Focus of Congress in Sweden

by Bio4Energy  (May 7, 2015)

An important aspect of providing methods and tools for conducting efficient and sustainable biorefinery—such as Bio4Energy does—is to keep the environmental and health impacts of biomass-based technologies in check. One such example is emissions from biomass combustion. To give a snapshot of the latest in that line of ...

OriginOil Hong Kong Signs First Strategic Agreement with Puresino Science & Technology

by OriginClear Inc.  (Apr. 1, 2015)

OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ ( ...

EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Champions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 24, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored six individuals and organizations from across New Jersey with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Donovan Richards, Chair of the New York City ...

EPA Honors New York Environmental Champions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 24, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored 25 individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Donovan Richards, Chair of the New York City Council's ...

Vermont Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 22, 2015)

Four winners in Vermont were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to ...

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