off-shore water conservation News

  • 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

  • Make water conservation a priority in the new year

    For many, the beginning of a new year brings the commitment, promise and plan to change one’s lifestyle. Many resolutions are made but difficult to carry out. In the spirit of the new year, California American Water encourages itsVentura County customers to start 2010 out the right way by pledging to cut back daily water use and learn more about water conservation. Making a New Year’s resolution ...


    By American Water

  • Report says conserve water through food efficiency

    As food prices escalate and water scarcity extends worldwide, the best solution to both issues would be a global reduction in wasted food, a new international report says. Inefficient harvesting, transportation, storage, and packaging ruin 50 percent of food, according to the report, which was released last week by the Stockholm International Water Institute, the United Nations Food and ...

  • Fifty Milwaukee Teens Kick Off Johnson Controls` Conservation Leadership Corps

    Fifty Milwaukee teens will have summer jobs and gain valuable skills with the kick off of Johnson Controls' (NYSE: JCI) sixth annual Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) summer youth jobs program. Since Johnson Controls launched the CLC in ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • American Water Offers Top Ten Water Conservation Tips for Summer

    For many Americans, Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start to a summer season of backyard barbeques, beach going and weekend road trips. It’s also the start of peak season for water consumption in many states. According to the U.S. EPA’s ...


    By American Water

  • Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 – The Nation’s Largest Electricity and Water Use Reduction Competition Kicks Off

    Hundreds of thousands of students at colleges and universities will soon be taking very short showers, shutting off electronics, studying with flashlights, and reminding friends to conserve when this year’s Campus Conservation Nationals competition begins on February 4th. Running until April 26th, schools throughout North America will compete to save electricity and water in their residence ...


  • EPA Regional Administrator Tours Stormwater and Land Conservation Projects on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin today toured several projects on the Maryland Eastern Shore designed to control stormwater pollution, conserve land, and improve communities. Stormwater runoff is a leading cause of impairment to local waters and the Chesapeake Bay. “In the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the story of the water is written on the land, and ...

  • Rare and The Nature Conservancy Agree to Merge

    The Nature Conservancy and Rare today announced their intent to merge, combining forces to accomplish greater conservation outcomes together than either organization could alone. Under the combined organization, Rare, known for its ground-breaking Pride campaigns, aimed at inspiring and empowering local people to conserve their natural resources, will retain its identity ...


    By Rare

  • Interior Secretary Pledges $43M for Conservation

     U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Tuesday that more than $43 million will be distributed from a federal fund for recreation and conservation projects nationwide, kicking off a weeklong campaign around the nation to support the fund's permanent renewal as Congress resumes. Jewell joined Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and other officials at Fort Worth's Gateway Park, partly built ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

  • American Water Announces Partnership with Student Conservation Association on National Internship Program

    American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, has announced a partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in support of the organization’s national internship program. American Water will partner on a series of internships that address issues of water conservation, quality or advocacy ...


    By American Water

  • EPA and Home Depot Offer Tips to Conserve Water, Save Money

    Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and The Home Depot kicked off Fix a Leak Week today at The Home Depot store in South Philadelphia by demonstrating several simple, inexpensive improvements that can save money and conserve water by fixing leaky fixtures. The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping ...

  • Xerox Joins the Expedition Blue Planet Water Conservation Campaign

    Solid ink technology selected to produce documents in support of North American tour WILSONVILLE, Ore. - Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX), the official document technology partner for Blue Legacy, will climb aboard the organization’s custom-made biodiesel bus as it kicks-off its Expedition Blue Planet: North America tour. Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques Cousteau, ...


  • 2009 a good year for energy conservation, says StatsCan

    According to a Statistics Canada survey released on this week more Canadian households are taking measures to conserve energy and help the environment.    These measures include switching to lights that consume less energy, depositing more unwanted electronics to drop-off centres, using programmable thermostats and relying less on bottled water. The report, based on 2009 data, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ACWA Comments on Refinements to BAY Delta Conservation Plan

    Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement today on proposed changes to the conveyance portion of the draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan. Among the changes announced is a proposal to eliminate three pumping plants on the east bank of the Sacramento River between Hood and Walnut Grove. The elimination of the ...

  • FedEx and NFWF announce Urban conservation projects

    FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced today the six local projects selected to receive funding and FedEx team member volunteer support in 2010 through a unique collaboration to address the most pressing urban environmental challenges in major U.S. cities. Grants will be award to local nonprofits in Los Angeles, Memphis, New York City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco ...

  • Natural Assets: Conservation instruments or instruments for change?

    Nobody is surprised when their water is cut off if they haven’t paid the bill. We admit that companies have to recoup their investments and maintain infrastructure (water withdrawal, treatment, distribution, etc.), on top of paying staff and suppliers. Why don’t we apply the same logic to the services offered by nature? The answer is simple: they are perceived to be free. Year after year, plant ...

  • $140M in conservation work proposed for Gulf of Mexico

    Ten watersheds around the rim of the Gulf of Mexico - from Florida to Texas - are being looked at as sites for $140 million in proposed conservation projects under a plan to restore the Gulf from BP's catastrophic 2010 oil spill. On Thursday the Gulf Coast Restoration Council, a body set up by Congress to handle money derived from fines from the spill, released a list of the projects it wants to ...


    By Associated Press

  • The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i rings in a solar new year

    The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i will ring in the New Year equipped with a state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system that allows the non-profit to generate clean energy and reduce its carbon emissions. The new 72-panel PV system was just installed atop the rooftop of the Conservancy’s downtown Honolulu office. Hawai‘i Energy Connection engineered and supervised the project in collaboration with ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

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