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Concern Worldwide Launches €5 Million Cyclone Idai Public Appeal
Concern Worldwide Launches €5 Million Cyclone Idai Public Appeal
3/21/2019 4:18:00 PM
More than 90,000 people have been displaced after heavy rains and floods washed away their homes, shelter and livestock, and left large swaths of crops submerged.
Dr.Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo to present Epi Near You New York at University of Rochester, School of Nursing
Dr.Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo to present Epi Near You New York at University of Rochester, School of Nursing
3/21/2019 4:11:14 PM
Date/Time Monday, April 1, 2019 at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Where University of Rochester School of Nursing, Helen Wood Hall Auditorium, 255 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY.
Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and Europe
Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and Europe
3/21/2019 1:42:33 PM
Apple today announced a new initiative in support of leading nonprofit organizations in the US and Europe that offer nonpartisan, independent media literacy programs.
Formaldehyde Exposure Risks and Protecting Workers in Hair Salons
Formaldehyde Exposure Risks and Protecting Workers in Hair Salons
3/21/2019 11:56:11 AM
As recently as 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports there were over 673,000 jobs in the United States alone for hairstylists, barbers and cosmetologists.
The EU Chemical Industry at the Forefront of the Transition Towards a Low-Carbon, Circular and More Digital Economy
The EU Chemical Industry at the Forefront of the Transition Towards a Low-Carbon, Circular and More Digital Economy
3/20/2019 7:45:13 PM
“The chemical industry is committed to playing a leading role in the transition to a true Circular Economy model” This was the message Cefic President and CEO of Versalis (Eni) Daniele Ferrari conveyed to the audience of more than 1,500 people at the annual IHS World Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Report Finds Global Banks Poured $1.9 Trillion into Fossil Fuel Financing Since the Paris Agreement was Adopted, with Financing on the Rise Each Year
Report Finds Global Banks Poured $1.9 Trillion into Fossil Fuel Financing Since the Paris Agreement was Adopted, with Financing on the Rise Each Year
3/20/2019 7:32:53 PM
A report released today by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Indigenous Environmental Network, Oil Change International, Sierra Club, and Honor the Earth, and endorsed by over 160 organizations around the world, reveals that 33 global banks have provided $1.9 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the adoption of the Paris climate accord at the end of 2015.
Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title
Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title
3/20/2019 10:27:18 AM
Kirk Middle School of Newark, Delaware, today was crowned national champion of the Keep America Beautiful ® Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for K-12 students, teachers and school communities.  Recycle-Bowl engaged more than 720 schools spanning four weeks in the fall, culminating on America Recycles Day on Nov.
The Elizabeth Hospice Expands Its Summer Camp Program 
for Grieving Children and Teens
The Elizabeth Hospice Expands Its Summer Camp Program for Grieving Children and Teens
3/20/2019 6:00:00 AM
San Diego youth who are coping with the death of a special person in their life can find support and comfort at Camp Spero, an overnight weekend grief camp hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice.
UNICEF supplies arrive in flood-affected areas of Malawi, bringing relief to displaced families
UNICEF supplies arrive in flood-affected areas of Malawi, bringing relief to displaced families
3/20/2019 4:00:09 AM
UNICEF supplies have begun arriving in areas affected by heavy rains and floods in southern Malawi, bringing a measure of relief to families living in evacuation centres.
Greenpeace International executive directors respond to student strikes
Greenpeace International executive directors respond to student strikes
3/20/2019 3:49:08 AM
Greenpeace International executive director Bunny McDiarmid said: “It is truly inspiring to see young people all over the world peacefully taking to the streets to confront the climate emergency; most of these courageous students may not be able to vote but they are demanding to be heard.
PUBLIC ALERT - False Ranger Recruitment
PUBLIC ALERT - False Ranger Recruitment
3/19/2019 9:21:13 AM
From Safe Sanitation in Peru to Renewable Wastewater Treatment in Oregon
From Safe Sanitation in Peru to Renewable Wastewater Treatment in Oregon
3/19/2019 6:06:31 AM
Did you know that 4.5 billion people around the globe don’t have access to adequate sanitation? Or that 3.4 million people die every year from water-related diseases? This eye-opening number of loss includes approximately 1,300 children per day – something Kristen Jackson, Jacobs wastewater engineer experienced firsthand while working with the Peace Corps in Peru for …
National Whistleblower Center Names John Kostyack as Executive Director
3/18/2019 11:05:45 AM
The Board of Directors of the  National Whistleblower Center, the nation’s leading nonprofit advocating for whistleblowers and against corruption, has selected  John Kostyack  to serve as its Executive Director effective immediately.
Mercy Corps: For Syria’s Teens, Persistent Pain And An Uncertain Future
Mercy Corps: For Syria’s Teens, Persistent Pain And An Uncertain Future
3/15/2019 3:31:04 PM
The global organization Mercy Corps conducted a survey of 227 adolescents in Syria, uncovering how deeply the persistent challenges they face have affected Syria’s youth.
New Study Shows Global Map of Wildlife “Cool-Spots” Where Wildlife Thrives, and “Hot-Spots” Where Species are Imperiled
New Study Shows Global Map of Wildlife “Cool-Spots” Where Wildlife Thrives, and “Hot-Spots” Where Species are Imperiled
3/15/2019 3:23:38 PM
A new study maps nature’s strongholds where the world’s threatened species can take refuge from the ravages of unregulated hunting, land clearing, and other industrial activities.
Room to Read Announces Appointments to Board of Directors
Room to Read Announces Appointments to Board of Directors
3/15/2019 2:58:25 PM
Room to Read announced today the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEO, Atlassian; Sabine Chalmers, General Counsel, BT; and Stasia Obremskey, Strategy Director, Rhia Ventures.
UNHCR Says Ethnic Chin Refugees May Require Continued International Protection as Security Situation Worsens in Myanmar
UNHCR Says Ethnic Chin Refugees May Require Continued International Protection as Security Situation Worsens in Myanmar
3/15/2019 2:43:23 PM
In response to the worsening security situation in southern Chin State in Myanmar, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has affirmed that Chin refugees may still have ongoing international protection needs.  As a result, the Agency will be maintaining their refugee status.
After 8 Years of Conflict, Nearly 12 Million Syrians Need Humanitarian Aid
After 8 Years of Conflict, Nearly 12 Million Syrians Need Humanitarian Aid
3/15/2019 2:27:31 PM
Action Against Hunger calls on the governments gathered at the third, three-day donor conference in Brussels to combine emergency aid with a commitment to building resilience in the war-torn country.
Researchers Develop Method to Dramatically Reduce Error Rate in Next-Generation Sequencing
Researchers Develop Method to Dramatically Reduce Error Rate in Next-Generation Sequencing
3/15/2019 2:17:31 PM
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators have developed software to shrink the error rate in next-generation sequencing data by as much as 100-fold, which would likely speed early detection of relapse and other threats.
Toyota’s Support of Family Literacy in America Reaches $50 Million
Toyota’s Support of Family Literacy in America Reaches $50 Million
3/15/2019 1:41:19 PM
To help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), Toyota is donating $1 million to help break generational cycles of poverty through family literacy in the nation’s capital and northern Alabama.