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  • Beach Report: 10 Percent of America’s Beach Water Samples Fail Safety Test

    Ten percent of all water quality samples collected last year from nearly 3,500 coastal and Great Lakes beaches in the U.S. contained bacteria levels that failed to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most protective benchmark for swimmer safety. According to the 24th annual beach report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the findings confirm that serious ...

  • Roadshows held to encourage cleaner air in workplaces

    A series of interactive roadshows have been helping employers in industries such as welding and stonemasonry understand the risks of exposure to dusts, gases, mists, fumes and vapours. The events, hosted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), aimed to help small businesses control the potential for illnesses, such as asthma and silicosis, which affect thousands of workers every year, by ...

  • Ceres president issues statement at annual conference condemning gulf of Mexico oil spill

    The following statement was issued this morning by Ceres president Mindy S. Lubber on the opening day of Ceres annual conference, 'Roadmap for a Sustainable Future,' May 5 and 6 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Ceres was launched in 1989 in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. As the Gulf Coast community braces for what may be one of the biggest environmental disasters the ...

  • Weda keeps things clean in Germany’s tropical waters

    The ideal conditions for any pool-cleaning machine is a square-sided pool that is closed for the night. Tropical Island in Germany is exactly the opposite: a recreation centre that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and a pool with soft shorelines and even some islands! But Weda’s machines have been working hard there every day of the past five years, and they have been doing a great ...


    By Weda AB

  • All 50 US States take part in Earth Hour

    With the official support of 33 States and Earth Hour being observed in all others and the national capital, the entire US has participated in the global Earth Hour call for effective climate action. South American colossus Brazil also recorded a remarkable surge in participation. Nations in the Americas joined a wildly successful Earth Hour which when complete will have seen hundreds of millions ...


    By WWF UK

  • AeroVironment Completes First Electric Vehicle Commercial Charging Station Installations in Hawaii

    AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that it has installed electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Marriott Waikiki to serve hotel guests and respond to increased demand for ...


    By Aerovironment Corporate

  • 2009 Oscar gifting suites

    Celebrities Adrien Brody, Anil Kapoor and Katie Price were just some of the stars that showed up at the GBK Oscar suite at the SLS Hotel. They picked up several skin and body lines including Pur lisse, which is based on Chinese herbal remedies like white tea, all natural products from ...


  • A California Campaign with global consequences

    This November, California voters are in danger of undoing one of the most progressive pieces of environmental legislation ever passed. Texas oil companies have taken advantage of California"s quirky initiative system to place Proposition 23 on the ballot. This proposition has one purpose: to undo California"s Global Warming Solutions Act (also known as Assembly Bill 32, or "A.B. 32"), which ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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