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Flexible 100 MW Combined Heat and Power Plant in Germany Achieves First Start
Flexible 100 MW Combined Heat and Power Plant in Germany Achieves First Start
4/24/2019 1:07:07 PM
The new combined heat and power (CHP) plant built by Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden AG (KMW) and supplied by Wärtsilä has successfully achieved its so-called first start.
Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world
Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world
4/24/2019 10:54:16 AM
The roots of a mangrove tree are like veins. They rise up and plunge down into the salty waters of Cispatá Bay in Córdoba, Colombia, along the coast of the Caribbean Sea, sprawling in every direction.
Hilton Fulfils 2018 Pledge to Eliminate Plastic Straws from all UAE Hotels
Hilton Fulfils 2018 Pledge to Eliminate Plastic Straws from all UAE Hotels
4/24/2019 7:26:00 AM
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced that it has fulfilled its commitment to eliminate the use of plastic straws from its UAE hotels. Plastic bottles used in meetings and events spaces have also been removed.
Let The Nature Conservancy Help You Find Great Birds Around the Great Lakes
Let The Nature Conservancy Help You Find Great Birds Around the Great Lakes
4/23/2019 8:06:19 PM
Millions of birds will fly over the Great Lakes region this spring as they migrate north to their summer breeding grounds, but many populations of bird species are declining and in peril, according to ornithology experts at The Nature Conservancy.
USDA Launches Ace the Waste! Food Waste Contest for Students
USDA Launches Ace the Waste! Food Waste Contest for Students
4/23/2019 1:00:29 PM
Food waste is a problem everyone can tackle, including our nation’s youth. As part of Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is launching Ace the Waste! A student competition for food waste reduction ideas.
Russian Caucasus To Protect Biodiversity During Logging Operations
Russian Caucasus To Protect Biodiversity During Logging Operations
4/23/2019 11:58:33 AM
All regions of the Russian Caucasus (11 in total) have now adopted new Forest Management Regulations that include specific requirements to protect biodiversity during logging operations.
Neste and the City of Oakland Partner to Fuel the City Fleet With the City Waste
Neste and the City of Oakland Partner to Fuel the City Fleet With the City Waste
4/23/2019 10:53:55 AM
The City of Oakland and Neste announce that waste feedstock from the city is now being converted to Neste MY Renewable Diesel ™ and fuels the city’s fleet.
Why plastic pollution is an environmental justice issue
Why plastic pollution is an environmental justice issue
4/23/2019 10:37:45 AM
Turtles, seabirds, seals, and whales are well-documented victims of out of control plastic pollution, but when was the last time you saw a video of a person suffering in the grips of the global plastics crisis? You’d be forgiven if you believed humans were somehow immune to this tragedy, as their stories are so rarely broadcast.
RCI® Affiliates Recognized for Best Sustainability Practices
RCI® Affiliates Recognized for Best Sustainability Practices
4/23/2019 8:24:14 AM
  RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced the most recent winners of the RCI®  Green Awards program. The RCI Green Awards program recognizes the most environmentally-conscious resorts within the company’s exchange network.
Five Ways Nike Celebrates Earth Day Every Day
Five Ways Nike Celebrates Earth Day Every Day
4/23/2019 7:49:58 AM
For Nike, sustainability is more than a seasonal celebration or an on-trend collection. It’s about how every choice – large and small, day in and day out – adds up to shape the future.
Thomson Reuters celebrates Earth Day with new carbon targets
Thomson Reuters celebrates Earth Day with new carbon targets
4/23/2019 4:07:26 AM
In a continuing commitment to becoming more environmentally responsible, Thomson Reuters announced its goal to be carbon neutral by 2019 and to source renewable energy for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020.
New research exposes a crisis in the global trade of “recyclable” plastics
New research exposes a crisis in the global trade of “recyclable” plastics
4/23/2019 3:59:48 AM
Water contamination, crop death, illness, and the open burning of plastic waste have all flooded into Southeast Asia along with the world’s “recycled” plastics, according to a report by GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) with data analysis on the global waste trade from Greenpeace East Asia.
ADNOC Reaches Major Milestone with First-Ever UAE-Produced Calcined Coke Export Shipment
ADNOC Reaches Major Milestone with First-Ever UAE-Produced Calcined Coke Export Shipment
4/22/2019 5:20:56 PM
The first-ever shipment of UAE-produced calcined coke has begun its maiden voyage to mainland China. 10,500 tons of calcined coke were loaded by ADNOC Refining, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), onto the M/V Lucky Ocho, a vessel chartered by ADNOC Logistics & Services, to be delivered in Yantai, China by the end of April 2019.  The first shipment …
Earth Day 2019: Protect Our Species
Earth Day 2019: Protect Our Species
4/22/2019 5:01:30 PM
Earth Day is celebrated by more than a billion people every year. It is a day of action that aims to change human behaviour and provoke policy changes worldwide.
HOK’s Heike Kaiser Is Greening San Francisco One Tree at a Time
HOK’s Heike Kaiser Is Greening San Francisco One Tree at a Time
4/22/2019 3:46:09 PM
Fifteen staffers from HOK’s San Francisco studio recently spent a Saturday volunteering in the city’s Bayview neighborhood. They were shoveling dirt and holding up trees and chatting with people walking by as they planted trees along the sidewalk.
Diverse Coalition of Stakeholders Announce Support for Proposal on the Non-Lethal and Humane Care of Wild Horses and Burros
Diverse Coalition of Stakeholders Announce Support for Proposal on the Non-Lethal and Humane Care of Wild Horses and Burros
4/22/2019 3:29:14 PM
The ASPCA ® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® ), Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, the Humane Society of the United States, and the Humane Society Legislative Fund, in concert with rangeland management stakeholders, today announced their support for a proposal on the care of wild horses and burros on U.S.
Sierra Club Releases 2019 Electric Vehicle Guide
Sierra Club Releases 2019 Electric Vehicle Guide
4/22/2019 3:14:46 PM
Today, the Sierra Club released a newly updated electric vehicle (EV) guide at a time of increasing excitement around the expansion of the EV market in the United States.
Planning Beyond Earth Day
Planning Beyond Earth Day
4/22/2019 1:05:56 PM
Every year on April 22, Earth Day unites more than 1 billion people in 190+ countries to take part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.
National Geographic Celebrates Earth Day 2019
National Geographic Celebrates Earth Day 2019
4/22/2019 5:38:11 AM
On Earth Day, National Geographic raises awareness for the planet with its premier natural-history programming, including a “Jungles” episode of Hostile Planet and the debut of The Last Animals.
Zephyr Power Wind Farm Starts Operations in Pakistan
Zephyr Power Wind Farm Starts Operations in Pakistan
4/18/2019 4:42:32 PM
The Zephyr Power wind farm in Pakistan is now operational. The renewable energy plant will provide 50MW of power to thousands of people and businesses in the country.