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Alliance to End Plastic Waste appoints Jacob Duer as President and CEO
Alliance to End Plastic Waste appoints Jacob Duer as President and CEO
8/23/2019 2:34:32 PM
The Alliance to End Plastic Waste today announced that  Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural President and CEO of the newly formed not-for-profit, effective  October.  Duer joins the AEPW from the United Nations, where he most recently served as a Program Director for the UN Environment Programme.
Transforming the textile sector’s approach to water
Transforming the textile sector’s approach to water
8/23/2019 1:16:54 PM
WWF has been driving the adoption and implementation of Water Stewardship in the textile sector since 2011. With the support of international brands and local partners, WWF has established water stewardship projects in several countries, including China, India, Vietnam and Turkey.
DNC Blocks Climate Debate Resolution, Activists Vow to Push Forward
DNC Blocks Climate Debate Resolution, Activists Vow to Push Forward
8/23/2019 11:51:47 AM
The DNC resolutions committee voted against a dedicated debate on the climate crisis, attempting to block a climate debate proposal from proceeding to a full vote.
WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution
WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution
8/22/2019 11:08:23 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) today calls for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of current research related to microplastics in drinking-water.
Pet Food Recall Announced Due to Salmonella Contamination Concerns
Pet Food Recall Announced Due to Salmonella Contamination Concerns
8/22/2019 10:40:00 AM
Earlier this summer the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about the recall of almost 100 cases of fish food designed specifically for Siamese fighting fish, more commonly known as bettas.
Apple celebrates America’s national parks this August
Apple celebrates America’s national parks this August
8/21/2019 1:35:39 PM
Ahead of the 103rd anniversary of the US National Park Service, Apple today introduced new ways customers can enjoy and support America’s parks, including an Apple Pay donation program, an Apple Watch Activity Challenge and special content and collections on Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and more.
Renovation Project Disturbs Asbestos-Containing Tile Mastic Causing Evacuation of Sheriff’s Office in California
Renovation Project Disturbs Asbestos-Containing Tile Mastic Causing Evacuation of Sheriff’s Office in California
8/21/2019 1:07:52 PM
The Orange County Register  recently reported that dozens of deputies and administrative personnel had to be evacuated from a sheriff’s department in Orange County.
Microplastic levels in Sargasso Sea comparable to Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Microplastic levels in Sargasso Sea comparable to Great Pacific Garbage Patch
8/21/2019 11:27:34 AM
A team of Greenpeace scientists has discovered extreme concentrations of microplastic pollution in the North Atlantic Ocean during an expedition to the Sargasso Sea, a critical nursery for baby turtles and other wildlife.
Infection Control and Indoor Environmental Quality in Puerto Rican Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities
Infection Control and Indoor Environmental Quality in Puerto Rican Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities
8/20/2019 1:59:58 PM
A new observational study was recently published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. It found that nursing home and long-term care patients and residents spent large portions of their time outside of their rooms and had frequent contact with staff and surrounding environments in places like lounges, dining halls, and physical and occupational therapy rooms.
Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future seek to collaborate with Nordic governments on climate action and diversity in the workplace
Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future seek to collaborate with Nordic governments on climate action and diversity in the workplace
8/20/2019 1:16:48 PM
The Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future , an alliance of the leaders of the Nordic region’s leading businesses, met today with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries to discuss a collaborative approach to addressing sustainability challenges.
Dow named to FORTUNE’s 2019 “Change the World” list
Dow named to FORTUNE’s 2019 “Change the World” list
8/20/2019 11:36:18 AM
Dow has been included on  FORTUNE’s 2019 "Change the World" list, a ranking of 52 companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations.
Hospital Temporarily Closes Operating Rooms After Mold Discovery
Hospital Temporarily Closes Operating Rooms After Mold Discovery
8/20/2019 11:22:15 AM
Earlier this summer,  The Seattle Times  published a story about the temporary closure of the main operating rooms at a children’s hospital in Washington.
Japan funds toxic coal plants abroad emitting more pollution than domestic plants – Greenpeace analysis
Japan funds toxic coal plants abroad emitting more pollution than domestic plants – Greenpeace analysis
8/20/2019 5:24:55 AM
The Japanese Government and its public finance agencies JBIC, JICA, NEXI are exporting pollution to other countries by funding coal-fired power plants abroad, that emit far more toxic air pollutants than would be allowed in Japan.
New Research Finds Japan’s Fishing Fleet Could Sustainably Increase Profits by Billions
New Research Finds Japan’s Fishing Fleet Could Sustainably Increase Profits by Billions
8/20/2019 5:19:18 AM
New research published in the journal Marine Policy suggests that Japan’s fishing fleets could generate an additional $5.5 billion (USD) in annual profits while supporting a 30% increase in populations of fish in Japan’s waters by 2065 if they adopt policies that promote conservation and offer fishermen the right incentives.
Empowering Young Women + Connecting with Nature
Empowering Young Women + Connecting with Nature
8/19/2019 4:05:11 PM
As part of ongoing efforts to share the world and efforts, to make it a better place, GoPro for a Cause is excited to support Y-WE. We set them up with some GoPro cameras and trainings to help the organization capture memories during its annual backpacking trip...
Neste introduces a new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel
Neste introduces a new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel
8/19/2019 3:49:21 PM
From January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enforce a 0.5% global sulphur cap on fuel content for areas currently with 3.5% limit.
LAC Climate Week: a milestone on the road to securing ambition by 2020
LAC Climate Week: a milestone on the road to securing ambition by 2020
8/19/2019 3:10:18 PM
Latin America has a unique opportunity to provide climate solutions to tackle the four great system transformations needed to keep the temperature rise below 1.5°C: land and ecosystem conservation, industry, energy and cities and  infrastructure.
EPA Announces New Lead Standards that Will Apply to Certain Schools, Child Care Facilities, Hospitals, and Residential Properties
EPA Announces New Lead Standards that Will Apply to Certain Schools, Child Care Facilities, Hospitals, and Residential Properties
8/19/2019 11:23:11 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that childhood lead poisoning is considered the most preventable environmental disease among young children.
Protecting Workers in California from Wildfire Smoke Exposure Addressed in Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation
Protecting Workers in California from Wildfire Smoke Exposure Addressed in Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation
8/19/2019 9:48:12 AM
With the frequency and severity of wildfires in California increasing over the past several years, many of the state’s residents have been impacted. While some have tragically lost homes and businesses to wildfires, many others have had to deal with exposure to wildfire smoke, ash and residues that can travel great distances from the actual fire.
Greenpeace analysis ranks global SO2 air pollution hotspots
Greenpeace analysis ranks global SO2 air pollution hotspots
8/19/2019 8:29:03 AM
Power plants and industries burning coal and oil are responsible for two-thirds of the anthropogenic sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission hotspots tracked by NASA satellites, according to a Greenpeace India analysis.