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Fungal Disease Awareness Week in Puerto Rico and Ways to Identify Exposure Risks
Fungal Disease Awareness Week in Puerto Rico and Ways to Identify Exposure Risks
9/20/2021 10:59:04 AM
Fungal Disease Awareness Week kicks off today and runs through the 24th. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created the week of recognition to highlight the importance of recognizing serious fungal diseases.
Agricultural Workers in California and the Causes of Farmer’s Lung
Agricultural Workers in California and the Causes of Farmer’s Lung
9/20/2021 8:59:39 AM
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS), a multidisciplinary center located at the University of California - Davis, published an article several years ago about the numerous respiratory threats that agricultural workers may face daily.
U.S., European Union Announce New Pledge to Reduce Global Methane Emissions
U.S., European Union Announce New Pledge to Reduce Global Methane Emissions
9/17/2021 12:10:40 PM
The United States, the European Union and other major economies announced a new pledge to reduce global methane emissions. The pledge calls for countries to commit to reducing methane by at least 30% by 2030, relative to 2020 levels.
Beneficiary of a project supported by the JBS Fund for the Amazon goes to the final of the International Cocoa Award
Beneficiary of a project supported by the JBS Fund for the Amazon goes to the final of the International Cocoa Award
9/17/2021 10:18:45 AM
Experts evaluated 350 samples from all over the world and only 50 were selected for the grand final to be held in Paris The cacauicultor John the Evangelist, the city of New Repartimento, Para, had its selected cocoa sample to the final of the most prestigious awards cocoa industry in the world, the International Cocoa Prize (ICA). João Evangelista is part of the …
Greenpeace challenges FSC certification of Swedish forestry giant Sveaskog over violations of Indigenous Peoples’ rights
Greenpeace challenges FSC certification of Swedish forestry giant Sveaskog over violations of Indigenous Peoples’ rights
9/17/2021 9:51:11 AM
Greenpeace International has filed a formal complaint to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International against Swedish forestry giant Sveaskog for repeated breaches of the indigenous rights of the Muonio Sámi peoples.
SWISS trials a new concept to reduce food waste on board
SWISS trials a new concept to reduce food waste on board
9/17/2021 9:44:55 AM
SWISS is trialling the possibility of offering its customers unsold food items at reduced prices on its services from Geneva, in collaboration with its partner “Too Good To Go”.
Suntory Group’s 2030 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets Approved by the Science Based Targets initiative
Suntory Group’s 2030 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets Approved by the Science Based Targets initiative
9/17/2021 8:24:56 AM
Suntory Holdings and its subsidiary Suntory Beverage & Food announced that both companies have had their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets under the Suntory Group’s “Environmental Targets towards 2030” approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Broad European consortium (TULIPS), led by Schiphol, will accelerate innovations for a more sustainable aviation industry
Broad European consortium (TULIPS), led by Schiphol, will accelerate innovations for a more sustainable aviation industry
9/17/2021 2:34:44 AM
The European Commission has awarded €25 million in funding to a consortium with 29 parties called TULIPS, led by Royal Schiphol Group. The funding is part of the European Green Deal, to develop innovations that facilitate the transition to low-carbon mobility and enhance sustainability at airports.
Fungal Disease Awareness Week and Ways to Mitigate Exposure Risks
Fungal Disease Awareness Week and Ways to Mitigate Exposure Risks
9/16/2021 11:57:13 AM
Fungal Disease Awareness Week takes place this year from September 20th  through the 24th. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners have organized the week to highlight the importance of recognizing serious fungal diseases early enough in the course of a patient’s illness to provide life-saving treatment.
Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system
Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system
9/16/2021 8:10:28 AM
Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities.
Fungal Disease Awareness Week and Mitigating Microbial Exposure Risks in California
Fungal Disease Awareness Week and Mitigating Microbial Exposure Risks in California
9/15/2021 11:48:14 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated September 20th  through the 24th  as Fungal Disease Awareness Week. It is a time for the agency and partners to highlight the importance of recognizing serious fungal diseases and the fact that some fungal diseases that cause serious infections in the United States go undiagnosed.
TotalEnergies and Air Liquide Partner to Develop Low-Carbon Hydrogen Production in the Normandy Industrial Basin
TotalEnergies and Air Liquide Partner to Develop Low-Carbon Hydrogen Production in the Normandy Industrial Basin
9/15/2021 8:34:39 AM
TotalEnergies and Air Liquide are joining forces to decarbonize hydrogen production at TotalEnergies’ Normandy platform in France. This project will enable in time for the supply to TotalEnergies by Air Liquide of low-carbon hydrogen by relying on Air Liquide’s hydrogen network in Normandy and the implementation of a large-scale CO2  capture and storage solution (CCS).
Rolls-Royce and Flanders Electric Plan to Develop Hybrid Retrofit Solution for Mining Trucks
Rolls-Royce and Flanders Electric Plan to Develop Hybrid Retrofit Solution for Mining Trucks
9/14/2021 1:24:36 PM
Rolls-Royce and Flanders Electric have agreed to develop a retrofit solution for hybridizing mining trucks with mtu engines, batteries and hybrid control systems, and Flanders drive train solutions.
Two Tate & Lyle US plants awarded Energy Star Certification for fifth and seventh year in a row
Two Tate & Lyle US plants awarded Energy Star Certification for fifth and seventh year in a row
9/14/2021 1:15:14 PM
Tate & Lyle is pleased to announce that its two corn wet mills in Loudon, Tennessee and Lafayette South, Indiana, in the US have been awarded the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification, having met strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
World Premiere for Rolls-Royce’s Mtu NautIQ Marine Automation Portfolio at Dsei
World Premiere for Rolls-Royce’s Mtu NautIQ Marine Automation Portfolio at Dsei
9/14/2021 12:32:23 PM
Rolls-Royce will be showcasing its complete mtu NautIQ marine automation portfolio for the first time at the DSEI defence and security exhibition in London from 14 to 17 September (booth H7-210).
Bank breached in milestone moment for new wetland habitat
Bank breached in milestone moment for new wetland habitat
9/14/2021 11:21:57 AM
The stretch of the tidal River Tamar that was converted to farmland in 1850 when an enclosing embankment was built, will now become part of the original flood plain as the conservation charity breaches the bank to allow the tide to flood in.
Liberty Mutual Insurance Commits to 50% Reduction of Scope 1 and 2 Global Emissions by 2030
Liberty Mutual Insurance Commits to 50% Reduction of Scope 1 and 2 Global Emissions by 2030
9/14/2021 11:16:51 AM
Liberty Mutual Insurance announced its commitment to a 50% reduction of Scope 1 and 2 global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 2019 levels by 2030, taking another step in its long-term strategy toward a low-carbon future.
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Hydrazine and Other Industrial Chemicals
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Hydrazine and Other Industrial Chemicals
9/14/2021 10:24:05 AM
Hydrazines are described by the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) as clear, colorless liquids with an ammonia-like odor. There are numerous kinds of highly reactive hydrazine compounds that easily catch fire.
BASF introduces IrgaCycle™, new additive solutions for mechanical recycling of plastics
BASF introduces IrgaCycle™, new additive solutions for mechanical recycling of plastics
9/14/2021 10:03:38 AM
BASF has launched IrgaCycle™, a new range of additive solutions to address the imminent needs in plastics recycling.  The plastics industry is seeking ways to incorporate higher content of recycled polymeric material in all major applications to meet sustainability goals, while facing growing consumer concerns and stricter regulatory requirements to reduce plastic waste.
Puma Redesigns Its Shoeboxes to Make a Positive Environmental Impact
Puma Redesigns Its Shoeboxes to Make a Positive Environmental Impact
9/14/2021 9:57:58 AM
Sports company PUMA has introduced a new shoebox design which will save 2800 tonnes of cardboard every year, as part of its sustainability strategy to make a positive environmental impact across its product range.