ecological service News

  • Ecological globalization

    Ecosystems are constantly exchanging materials through the movement of air in the atmosphere, the flow of water in rivers and the migration of animals across the landscape. People, however, have also established themselves as another major driver of connectivity among ecosystems. In the June 2008 Special Issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, titled “Continental-scale ecology in an ...

  • Managing Ecological Investment Risk

    PORTLAND, Oregon, August 13, 2007 (ENS) - There is one complex term to describe our future: limited biocapacity. The Earth's limited biocapacity is the greatest challenge we face as investors and as humans. We are already facing it, but the severity of its effects depends on where you live and how much money you have. The planet provides some amazing ecosystem services for our ...

  • Call for Papers on Industrial Ecology and Nanotechnology

    The Journal of Industrial Ecology announces a call for papers for a special issue on Industrial Ecology and Nanotechnology by March 1, 2007. Roland Clift, of the Centre for Environmental Strategy at the University of Surrey, UK and Shannon Lloyd, of Concurrent Technologies Corporation, USA, will serve as co-editors of the special issue. The Journal of Industrial Ecology is an international ...


    By MIT Press Journals

  • Coordinating cross-border ecological networks

    Establishing ecological networks across national boundaries is recognised as essential to supporting biodiversity. New research in Germany has indicated that these networks could be improved through greater exchange of knowledge and better links with land planning. An ecological network is a set of ecosystems that are linked into large enough areas to host high levels of wildlife. These networks ...

  • Ecological Catastrophe Overwhelms the Strait of Kerch

    A 'colossal' ecological catastrophe is growing even larger in the Strait of Kerch where at least 10 oil tankers and cargo ships loaded with sulfur were wrecked in a fierce storm on November 11. At least six sailors died in the wreckage. Now the storm in the Strait of Kerch is getting stronger, so it is not possible to stop the flow of oil into the sea and organize its collection and removal. ...

  • Atkins appointed to national ecology framework

    The Environment Agency has contracted Atkins to provide expert ecological advice in freshwater ecology and conservation management across England and Wales. Atkins, the UK’s largest engineering design consultancy, has been appointed to the national Ecological Services Framework Lot 1 which relates to aquatic and terrestrial ecology. This continues its longstanding relationship with the Agency ...


    By Atkins

  • EnSave, Inc. and Ecology and Environment, Inc. Launch Farm Energy Management Service

    EnSave, Inc. (EnSave) and Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) are partnering to launch a new service for farmers: the Landscape Agricultural Energy Management Plan (Landscape AgEMP). The Landscape AgEMP is an audit of energy uses on farm landscapes such as tillage, harvesting, and waste management. The audits quantify current farm energy use and provide specific, ...

  • US Ecology Announces Senior Management Changes

    US Ecology, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that the Company and James R. Baumgardner, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer agreed on October 25, 2012 that Mr. Baumgardner's employment with the Company will terminate. Baumgardner also resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board"). "Our Board appreciates Jim's past efforts and ...


    By US Ecology, Inc.

  • Ecological Footprint highlights human pressures on biodiversity

    The concept of the Ecological Footprint can be used to illustrate the balance between the use of a natural resource or an ecological service and its availability. According to a new study, the Ecological Footprint could be valuable as an indicator to help track progress towards the goals of the Convention on Biological ...

  • Ecological design - the first step to a sustainable society?

    The European Environmental Bureau  and the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation have launched a report exploring opportunities for an EU approach to “ecodesign”, a concept that products and services should be safe for people and the environment as a fundamental element of a sustainable society. As scepticism about a voluntary approach to ecodesign grows even within the industry sector, the ...

  • US Ecology Idaho Facility Receives Esteemed OSHA

     US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL), a leading provider of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal services, announced today that its subsidiary, US Ecology Idaho, Inc., located in Grand View, Idaho, has been recertified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a "Star" worksite within the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). The esteemed recognition and five-year ...


    By US Ecology, Inc.

  • Assistant or Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences/Coastal Ecology

    The University of Virginia's Department of Environmental Sciences invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Coastal Ecology. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about research and teaching in a world-class institution. We wish to hire an outstanding scientist who will thrive in an interdisciplinary department with hydrologists, atmospheric ...

  • Ecological Restoration: A Global Strategy for Mitigating Climate Change

    The Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER) issued a position statement on global climate change during its joint conference with the Ecological Society of America (ESA) “Ecological Restoration in a Changing World” held this week in San Jose, CA. The SER position statement has been endorsed by the ESA governing board. An estimated 4,500 people are participating in the meeting. ...

  • Ecological risk assessment framework for contaminants in soil

    The environmental and conservation regulators launched the ecological risk assessment (ERA) framework and technical guidance in London on 15th October 2008. The long-awaited methodology assesses risks to ecosystems from land contamination, an area of environmental assessment that has so far largely been ignored in the UK. The ERA methodology is applicable to any land quality assessment that ...


    By ENVIRON

  • ECOLOGIC SOLUTIONS TO HELP COLLEGE CAMPUSES GO GREEN

    PURCHASE, NEW YORK, Nov. 16-17, 2006 - EcoLogic Solutions, Inc will be exhibiting “green” cleaning chemicals at the 4th Annual Greening the Campus forum, November 16-17, 2006 at SUNY Purchase. This year’s conference, “Exploring Practices, Curriculum, and Management in Higher Education” will connect college administrators, students and staff with green business leaders. The conference is designed ...


  • Ecological approach used to remediate former mining site

    Cleanup of the inactive Burlington Mine site in Boulder County, CO, was initiated in 2003 as a voluntary cleanup overseen by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) pursuant to the Colorado Voluntary Cleanup Redevelopment Act of 1994. An ecological approach was used to improve downstream water quality, reduce surface- and ground-water interaction with contaminated ...

  • Ecology and Environment, Inc. Provides Services to Williams Partners to Increase Energy Supply for New York City

    Supported by the services of Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI), Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) is on track to increase natural gas delivery capacity to two New York City boroughs in time for next winter’s heating season. With approval recently granted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to construct the Rockaway Lateral expansion to Williams’ ...

  • Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) and Engineering Consulting Services, Inc. (ECSI) Jointly Form ECSI, LLC

    Lancaster, N.Y. – Ecology and Environment, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEI) has successfully concluded negotiations with Engineering Consulting Services, Inc. (ECSI) of Lexington, KY, a consulting firm providing integrated engineering, environmental, energy and natural resources services to the mining and aggregates industry in Kentucky and surrounding regions.  E&E and ECSI, Inc. have jointly ...

  • Ecological Services and Lake Management Environmental Firm Receives 2011 Top Workplace Award

    EnviroScience, Inc. was recently honored as one of the top places to work, ranking 6th out of 60 ranked small businesses in Northeast Ohio as listed in the Top Workplaces 2011 awards published by the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Top Workplaces 2011 award holds special significance because the selections are based upon the opinions of the employees.  The top companies ...


    By EnviroScience, Inc.

  • Ecology and Environment, Inc. awarded US$40m navy contract

    Ecology and Environment, Inc., (NASDAQ: EEI) has announced that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $40 Million  for environmental planning and engineering services by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Atlantic. The work to be assigned will include National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation in support of proposed ...

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