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  • The nature conservancy and granite environmental

    Granite Environmental, in conjunction with The Nature Conservancy, launched their “Plant a Billion Trees” campaign this week at the International Erosion Control Association’s annual conference, Environmental Connection. After a successful launch, it’s now time to begin the tree planting! Participants at Environmental Connection ’11 ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Granite Environmental teams up with the nature conservancy

    Granite Environmental gives back by adopting! Teaming up with The Nature Conservancy, they are helping to protect nature and preserve life by proudly adopting three acres of land and three coral reefs around the world. The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. Granite Environmental ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • FedEx and conservation international collaborate on environmental initiatives in China

    Today Conservation International (CI) announced a major investment by FedEx Corp. to support environmental projects in China. FedEx will donate US$600,000 to CI to run ten community conservation projects in China's Sichuan Province that will assist in the survival of one of the region's most well-known natives - the giant panda. Together, FedEx and CI will support reforestation in Sichuan ...

  • $54,642 grant to kansas association for conservation and environmental education

    EPA Region 7 has awarded the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education an environmental education grant totaling $54,642. This is one of six grants being awarded to schools, universities and organizations in the Agency’s four-state region to fund the development of new projects. The execution of these environmental education projects will further EPA’s commitment ...

  • More work is needed on energy conservation - Environmental Commissioner

    The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says the government's energy conservation achievements are substantial, but incomplete. In releasing volume two of his 2010 Energy Conservation Progress Report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results, Gord Miller says "the government achieved two-thirds of an electricity conservation target that it had set. It's a respectable showing given that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Encouraging energy conservation in the home

    Despite high levels of environmental concern in the EU, domestic energy use continues to rise. A recent study has examined the psychology behind energy usage and behaviour change to help inform energy strategies. There are two key strategies for changing the behaviour of the public. Psychological strategies aim to change an individual's views and motivations through education, whereas structural ...

  • Kansas conservation innovation grant

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  06/01/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • Going to bat for wildlife conservation

    I am excited to say that RNRG has been invited to speak on a panel at the AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference on March 22-23 in Charleston, S.C. The panel will focus on how technology can be used to minimize the wildlife impacts of wind energy and explore what it takes to develop game-changing technologies and get ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

  • 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 ...

  • Virginia conservation innovation grant

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  05/05/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • Maine conservation innovation grants

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  06/03/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • TRC Team Awarded Contract by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

    TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that the team of TRC and Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers (D&B) has been awarded a 7-year contract worth up to $50 million to provide standby engineering services to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). Under the contract, TRC may be issued work assignments by the Department's Division of Environmental ...


    By TRC Companies, Inc.

  • Los angeles conservation corps receives $200,000 for environmental jobs training

    Today at the Sewage and Water Board of New Orleans, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus announced that EPA is awarding $3 million to 15 grantees through the Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program. The Los Angeles Conservation Corps (LACC), Calif. is one of the 15 grantees that will receive $200,000 for environmental ...

  • Assistant Professor - Freshwater Ecology and Conservation - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

    The successful recruit is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program on the ecology and conservation of freshwaters. Possible areas of emphasis for this position would include: freshwater population, community, or ecosystem ecology conservation of freshwater species and populations bio-indicators for freshwater ecosystem health and restoration ...

  • EPA grant of $150,000 awarded to Kansas association for conservation and environmental education

    EPA has awarded a $150,000 Environmental Education Grant to the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education, of Manhattan, Kan. This grant will provide funding for approximately 19 small sub awards, up to $5,000 each, to organizations for the development and implementation of projects, programs and solutions to meet a variety of educational and environmental priorities. The ...

  • $375,000 Available for Innovative Approaches to Conservation

    USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $375,000 available for California to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies through its Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for fiscal year 2011. "I want to encourage California's agriculture ...

  • Ontario’s electricity subsidy undercuts conservation

    Ontario's Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit (OCEB) is a perverse incentive that could endanger the energy conservation savings the government is hoping to achieve. In his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2010 (Volume One): Managing a Complex Energy System, released today, Gord Miller says "The 10 per cent rebate on electricity bills is an artificial ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Where is Ontario`s Culture of Conservation?

    Gord Miller, Ontario's Environmental Commissioner, says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy Act (GEA). Mr. Miller made the observation as he released Volume 1 of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011, 'Restoring Balance,' which reviews the government's progress to date on its energy conservation promises, and makes ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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