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  • Plant of the Year Award for Indirect WW Discharge - Biological Pretreatment and for Water Conservation and Reuse

    EDIBLE OIL REFINERY REUSES TREATED WASTEWATER A vegetable oil refinery was facing increased costs/fees for both City water and wastewater and wanted a way to reduce these costs by reusing treated wastewater for cooling tower makeup.Following treatability testing at the Dynatec lab and pilot testing at the plant, it was determined that permeate from the MBR ultrafilter would, in fact, meet ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Conservation in the oil sands

    In an effort to prevent irreversible decline of species and biodiversity in Alberta’s Boreal Forest, industry can take important steps to offset their environmental impacts by setting aside or restoring areas of equal or greater value to the lands disturbed. So says a report, Catching Up: Conservation and Biodiversity Offsets in Alberta’s Boreal Forest. The report, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • WWT Technologies and Water Conservation

    WWT Technologies and Water Conservation How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Delivered by - Daniel L. Theobald Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard How to Win the Race for Everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business   Industry will always lead the way in the adaptation of new ...

  • New BIOLOG USB Thermograph

    Biolog USB is the best solution for the food industry where it is necessary to monitor the temperature during the entire supply chain of fresh produce to ensure an optimal conservation environment, avoiding the risk of loss of quality of perishable produce. Easy to use Maximun reliability No software Complete PDF report, easy to understand Until ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • PHYTO Partners with The Nature Conservancy

    In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2012 and beyond, consumers nationwide can help restore the critically endangered Atlantic Forest in Brazil by purchasing a limited edition Phytopolleine. Beginning April 1, 2012, this 100% essential oil scalp treatment will be launched by renowned botanical hair care brand PHYTO and will ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Geodiversity information enhances biodiversity conservation

    Geodiversity describes the diversity of the non-biological parts of the natural world such as rocks, soils, landforms and the processes which shape them over time. New research on how geodiversity information has been used to examine or inform conservation policy has been explored through eight different case studies. The research shows the variety and utility of geodiversity information to ...

  • World celebrates international day for biological diversity

    On 22 May 2010, the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) under the theme "Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation". The International Day for Biological Diversity will be celebrated in 11 countries around the world – from Tunisia to the Philippines and from India to the United Kingdom. This year"s event is a unique opportunity to raise public ...

  • Join forces to share biological resources equitably

    Countries must put aside cynicism and differing opinions to make the Nagoya protocol a success, say Suneetha Subramanian and Govindan Parayil. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), adopted at the Rio Earth Summit of 1992, has been open and transparent to the concerns of various stakeholders — including those considered less powerful. During the Tenth meeting of the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Commercialising genes `may help conserve Mexican oasis`

    Commercialising natural resources found in a protected region in Mexico could test the Nagoya treaty on biodiversity while helping to protect a unique gene pool. The springs and pools of the Cuatro Ciénegas region host organisms similar to some of the earliest life on Earth –– parts of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Conservatives include anaerobic digestion in `energy revolution` plans

    David Cameron plans to bring anaerobic digestion technology on stream to create a low carbon economy. He unveiled a green paper, The low carbon economy, security, stability and green growth, setting out Conservative policies that will strengthen the economy, help guarantee energy security and protect the environment for future generations. Cameron said that he has a vision of a “different ...

  • Esri Press Publishes Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future

     Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future details how working scientists develop conservation plans using the best available scientific ...


    By Esri

  • Dan Theobald repeatedly sharing strategies to Conserve-On-Water,

    Dan Theobald repeatedly sharing strategies to Conserve-On-Water, Improve Results at Reduced Cost and also protect the Environment! For everyone to benefit by using these tips, I recently enhanced direct access for strategies at: www.Conserve-On-Water.com Examples ...

  • Conservation groups sue to block electric transmission corridors

    Eleven regional and national environmental organizations today announced plans to file suit against the Department of Energy over its final designation of a mid-Atlantic National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor. On October 5, the Energy Department published its order designating two National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors - the Mid-Atlantic Corridor, and the Southwest Corridor. ...

  • Conservation Program Has Restored One Fourth of CA Wetlands

    There is plenty of reason for California to celebrate National Wetlands Month now before May gives way to summer days. The Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), a Farm Bill Conservation program, is marking its 20th anniversary and in those two decades the program in California has managed to protect and restore over 120,000 acres of historical wetlands that are home to almost 200 species of birds. All ...

  • Nature Conservancy of Canada and SFI Partner to Protect Bat Populations

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant to support protection of bat populations in southern British Columbia. The grant enables research to document the locations and health of bat habitat, which will in turn assist conservationists in taking greater measures to protect ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Conservation Organizations: NAFO Falls Short on Deep-Sea Protections

    The 33rd annual meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) ended today with countries failing to agree on significant, additional measures to safeguard vulnerable deep-sea marine ecosystems. While NAFO has made progress since 2006 in closing certain seamounts and areas of corals and sponges to fishing—including deciding at this year's ...

  • Saving Through Science: Conserving Water and Energy with Reverse Osmosis

    Our individual global water-energy “splashprint” is much higher than most of us think. Consider that it takes 2,867 gallons of water to make one pair of jeans or 1,500 gallons to make a desktop computer. Two critical needs – clean water and on-demand energy – are intimately intertwined. The 2030 Water Resources Group reports that by 2030, global water requirements are ...


    By The Dow Chemical Company

  • Conservation coalition & states to sue EPA over global warming pollution

    A coalition of conservation groups and state attorneys general filed formal letters warning of impending lawsuits over the US Environmental Protection Agency's failure to address global warming pollution from ocean-going ships and aircraft.  The conservation groups' notice of intent to sue was filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Oceana, Friends of the Earth and the Center for Biological Diversity. ...

  • USAID Awards Tetra Tech a $47M Biodiversity and Forestry Conservation Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $47 million single award contract, LESTARI, to promote climate-smart ecosystems, protect biodiversity, and conserve forested areas in Indonesia. Indonesia possesses some of the planet’s most biologically diverse and carbon-rich ecosystems. The country’s ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • India to Play a key Role in the IUCN World Conservation Congress at Korea

    India is set to play a key role at the forthcoming World Conservation Congress (WCC) in September 2012, informs IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. Scheduled to be held in the island of Jeju, Republic of Korea from 6-15 September 2012, this event is an assembly of nearly 8000 delegates from across the world including leaders from government, the public sector, conservation ...

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