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  • Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet

    June 8 World Oceans day, a celebration of all the good oceans impact our daily lives. About 96% of the water on Earth is in the ocean and 70% of the planet’s surface is covered by sea. This year’s theme is ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Healthy soils for a healthy planet

    Healthy soils are vital in a world challenged by climate change. We need to decide how best to use land to provide food for a growing population and how it can be used to mitigate the effects of manmade emissions. The quality of soil must be maintained or restored if it is to provide its essential services: cycling nutrients, water and air, supporting biodiversity and acting as a substantial ...

  • Why green cleaning makes for healthy employees and a healthy business

    The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors.  With today’s modern, energy efficient office buildings, the sealed air inside can contain 10 times more pollution than the air outside due to toxic emissions from building constituents, airborne mold, viruses, and other pollutants.  Improved indoor air quality can directly ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 2014 Healthy Building Professional Summit

    Sponsored by IAQ Training Institute, LLC of Central City, PA The 2014 Healthy Building Professional Summit will be held August 18-22, 2014 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA. The weeklong event includes fundamental, intermediate and advanced level education on residential and commercial indoor air quality (healthy building) ...


    By IAQ Radio

  • Healthy oceans combating climate change

    A combination of reducing deforestation on land, allied to restoring the coverage and health of these marine ecosystems could deliver up to 25% of the emissions reductions needed to avoid 'dangerous' climate change. But the report, produced by three United Nations agencies and leading scientists and launched during National Marine Month in South Africa, warns that far from maintaining and ...


  • Healthy waters initiative to release recommendations for farm bill reauthorization

    What: As Congress begins its debate for reauthorizing the Farm Bill, a diverse coalition of municipal water and wastewater authorities, state drinking water and pollution control administrators, sustainable agriculture and conservation organizations have come together to urge Congress to strengthen the links between our working agricultural lands and the quality of our Nation’s ...

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...

  • Building Sciences Expert Helps Identify Healthy Homes

    In today’s challenging real estate market, more home buyers and builders are discovering the advantages of green homes.  These green features may provide increased energy efficiency, healthier indoor air quality (IAQ) and cause less of an impact on the environment.  These features help to attract buyers and move homes when in some areas traditional homes are lagging on the ...

  • Commission urges Italy to ensure that water intended for human consumption is healthy and clean

    The European Commission is opening infringement proceedings against Italy for its failure to ensure that water intended for human consumption meets European standards. Water contamination from arsenic and fluoride is a long-standing problem in Italy, and for the Latium Region in particular. Under the ...

  • Healthy waters coalition applauds focus on nutrients in conservation partnership program

    The Healthy Waters Coalition, a diverse cross-section of municipal and state water and wastewater organizations, conservation and sustainable agricultural organizations applaud Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Ranking Member Pat Roberts (R-KS) for including resources for agricultural producers who take steps to manage nutrients on their lands and take other steps to avoid ...

  • UK ensuring a clean and healthy environment for children

    The Health Protection Agency has published a consultation document on ways to improve the environment and health of children and young people in the UK. The consultation document on Children's Environment and Health Strategy for the United Kingdom is being published on behalf of a UK intergovernmental group and the Agency seeks feedback from interested parties. The main findings of the report are ...


    By Health Protection Agency

  • Healthy Ecosystems Key to Better Food Security

    Today the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that is set to ensure better support for the functioning of critical ecosystem services that underlie food security. "Healthy ecosystems are the lifeblood of food security, especially in developing countries, where a majority of people ...

  • 2010 Annual Review shows healthy organisation

    The Annual Review 2010 is out now! Despite the global economic crisis, our Annual Review 2010 shows a healthy and growing organisation. Due to our efforts together with many partners, we achieved a lot in terms of wetland restoration and conservation worldwide. The global income of Wetlands International rose from 10.3 million to almost 11.9 million euro. Most of it was spend on work in ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Healthy soil is essential for a biobased & circular economy

    The soil is the ground beneath our feet and the growth place for biomass. For a biobased & circular economy it is crucial to preserve this ‘pantry’ storage function of the soil. This is why Wageningen University & Research is performing dedicated research into various aspects of the soil, such as nutrients and organic material, smarter cultivation systems of a larger diversity ...

  • Oceana lauds Obama Administration’s commitment to healthy oceans

    Oceana, an international ocean conservation group based in Washington, D.C., reacted to the release of the interim report of the Obama administration’s Ocean Policy Task Force: “Oceans are a vital part of life and culture. They are home to fish and other marine wildlife, sustain communities and provide jobs, tourism and recreation. We commend the Obama administration for its commitment to a ...


    By Oceana

  • On #HumanRightsDay, stand up for the right to a clean and healthy environment

    In marking World Human Rights Day this year, which falls on 10th December, the United Nations is calling on everyone to stand up for someone else’s rights. Such a call is indeed apt. Worldover, devastating conflicts are forcing people to leave their homes, denying many of their basic human rights, while issues such as violence against women and children, and violence against minorities, ...


    By CoirGreen

  • EU report advocates action for healthy indoor air

    A report prepared for the Directorate General for Health and Consumers as part of the EU health programme advocates further EU action and policy relating to Indoor Air Quality. The main focus of the IAIAQ report was assessing the public health impacts of some current European IAQ policies, and to predict the potential impacts of some alternative and future IAQ policy scenarios. IAIQ made ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Bachelorette alumni, Trista & Ryan Sutter, partner with seventh generation, Healthy Child Healthy World & Stonyfield Farm to educate parents about creating a safe & healthy environment at home

    Seventh Generation, the nation"s leading brand of non-toxic and environmentally safe household and personal care products, is working with Bachelorette alumni and eco-conscious parents, Trista and Ryan Sutter, to help educate parents nationwide about creating a safe and healthy home environment as well as to support the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010. Ryan and Trista recently hosted a Healthy Baby ...

  • Allergy Prevention Tips for Healthy Homes and Offices in Puerto Rico

    For most people, the majority of their time is spent at home and at their place of business. For those with allergies, both of these indoor environments can often be a source of allergens that cause or aggravate their condition. Millions of people have respiratory allergies, asthma or COPD. Exposure to common indoor allergens such as mold, dust mites, latex, pollen, pets, rodents and ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • EPA`s Exhibit Demonstrates Techniques to Keep Schools Green and Healthy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging healthy school environments in a new exhibit "Lessons for a Green and Healthy School," a walk-through classroom exhibit that demonstrates techniques to create a green and healthy school environment. The exhibit is on display at EPA's Public Information Center at 1650 Arch Street. "This display showcases EPA’s strategies, programs, and ...

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