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  • Global GIS Market in the Natural Resource Industry 2016

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Global GIS Market in the Natural Resource Industry 2016 " to its huge collection of research reports. The Global GIS market in the Natural Resource industry to grow at a CAGR of 9.34 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from process industries The ...


  • Scientists see the future in natural resources

    Danish scientists have taken a lesson from the plant world, reversed it,and used the cocktail of sunlight and chlorophyll to turn vegetation into chemistry. And in an irresistible twist, Californian researchers have learned how to  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Sustainability key competitive driver in natural resources sector

    A new study by Sustainalytics highlights links between sustainability performance and shareholder value. The report, Sustainability and Materiality in the Natural Resources Sector looked at environmental and social practices in the forestry, mining and oil and gas sectors and found positive correlation to competitiveness in each sector. "After 20 years of assessing corporate responsibility ...

  • China outpacing rest of world in natural resource use

    China has surged ahead of the rest of the world in material consumption, creating intense environmental pressures, but the country also remains among themost successful in improving resource efficiency, according to a new report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today. The report found that China's growing affluence has made it the world's largest consumer of primary ...

  • Placing Economic Value on Africa`s Natural Resources

    Wealth accounting and the valuation of ecosystem services are critical to Africa's future growth, as the continent undergoes unprecedented development. Projections point, for example, to broad-based acceleration in growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to around 5.5 per cent in 2013-2014, reflecting robust domestic demand and increased investment in export-oriented sectors as the main economic drivers, ...

  • Natural Resources Conservation Service Receives Top Honor

    USDA Agency awarded at California Rice Commission Reception   SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top leaders from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) were on hand today to receive the California Rice Commission's Circle of Life Award for their pioneering work to help improve ...

  • Space tech helps to find natural resources

    Using space-based technology developed during ESA’s gravity mission studies, a novel gradiometer is being developed by a UK-based company to help oil and gas companies find the most appropriate locations to drill wells and plan further exploration. The gravity gradiometer measures the variations in the Earth’s gravity, or in technical terms, the ‘differential acceleration’. These variations ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • China outpacing rest of world in natural resource use

    China has surged ahead of the rest of the world in material consumption, creating intense environmental pressures, but the country also remains among the most successful in improving resource efficiency, according to a new report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The report found that China's growing affluence has made it the world's largest consumer of primary ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Research Report: Global GIS Market Share And Size in the Natural Resource Industry 2012-2016: MarketResearchReports.Biz

    Table of Contents:  1. Executive Summary 2. List of Abbreviations 3. Introduction 4. Market Research Methodology Market ...


  • Contract Awarded for Los Alamos National Laboratory Natural Resource Damage Assessment

    The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to Industrial Economics, Incorporated, located in Cambridge, MA. Contractor is a Small Business. The contract will have a maximum value of $24 million over 5 years. Firm-fixed-price and time and material task orders will be issued from the base contract. Work performed under this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Outotec`s seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia focused on sustainable use of natural resources

    OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE   SEPTEMBER 19, 2012  at 1:00 PM Outotec's seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia focused on sustainable use of natural resources Outotec has hosted a seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia focusing on implementation of a framework for sustainability in the Indonesian mining and metals processing ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • UN-European Union project to help reduce conflict over natural resources

    UNEP research shows that 40 percent of the world's internal conflicts are linked to the exploitation of natural resources. Furthermore, conflicts involving natural resources have been found to be twice as likely to relapse. Now a new training programme from the UN and the European Union (EU) will aim to support war-torn and vulnerable countries to prevent conflict and build peace through improved ...

  • R-2000 Net-Zero energy pilot launched by Natural Resources Canada

    Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is undertaking an R-2000 Net Zero Energy pilot (the Pilot) to recognize builders and homes reaching net zero energy performance in Canada, and to pilot the next generation of NRCan's 2014 R-2000 Standard and EnerGuide Rating System in net zero energy applications. Drawing on NRCan's systems and infrastructure - including its certified energy advisors certification ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • China Natural & Shale Gas Industry, 2015

    Natural gas consists of conventional natural gas and unconventional natural gas. Shale gas is included in unconventional natural gas. Compared with conventional natural gas, shale gas is featured with low abundance, low porosity and permeability, low recovery ratio, large reserves and long lifespan of a single well. The global shale gas resources are mainly distributed in North America and Asia. ...


  • Eco-industrial parks: business inspired by nature

    A new Polish study suggests that industrial parks should take a leaf out of nature's book and model themselves on natural ecosystems. The researchers describe relations between businesses in terms of relations found in ecosystems, such as symbiosis. Through this they identify the necessary conditions for the success of an eco-industrial park. The use of eco-industrial parks (EIPs) to promote ...

  • Secretary Chu tasks environmental, industry and state leaders to recommend best practices for safe, responsible development of america`s onshore natural gas resources

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a group of environmental, industry and state regulatory experts who will make recommendations to improve the safety and environmental performance of natural gas hydraulic fracturing from shale formations - harnessing a vital domestic energy resource while ensuring the safety of our drinking water and the health of the environment. President Obama ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Dow and the Nature Conservancy announce collaboration to value nature

    Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Mark Tercek, chief executive officer of The Nature Conservancy jointly announced today a new collaboration between the organizations to help Dow and other companies recognize, value and incorporate nature into global business goals, decisions and strategies. The senior leaders issued the news to some ...

  • Natural Ester Insulating Fluids

    Natural esters, also known as vegetable oils, can be used as an alternative to mineral oil as an insulating liquid in power transformers and other electrical equipment. A proposed new ASTM International standard will provide the electrical power industry with a relatively straightforward test for oxidation stability of natural esters. The proposed standard is ...


    By ASTM International

  • The environmental impacts of natural disasters

    When natural disasters collide with human affairs there are often immediate losses of human life and widespread devastation to the built environment to contend with. But when these disasters strike the longer term environmental impacts can exact an additional and sometimes lasting toll on the health and wellbeing of the people affected. Two hundred million people were affected by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Natural Disasters – Calamity is Not Inevitable

    A ground-breaking alliance between the United Nations and insurance companies from across the globe today launched a drive to tackle natural disaster risk by identifying the most effective measures to combat disasters and helping communities implement them. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Initiative brings together insurers from around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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