Environment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Jack Johnson and 1% for the Planet, the world's leading environmental network, partner to raise awareness around sustainable local food systems and plastic free initiatives in Jack's All At Once...more
A bucolic farm houses the campus of health care software provider, Epic Systems Corporation, where employees and visitors alike will likely run into a cow or an alfalfa farmer in a conference...more
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) seeks volunteer weather observers to to measure rainfall in their backyards in North Carolina.
The network will use the data...more
The National Weather Service seeks volunteer observers who will help report about the weather conditions such as rainfall, snow or hailstorms.
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow...more
The ALERT Project, which consists of scientists, health care professionals, and concerned citizens who have years of experience dealing with the human health and the costs of oil dependency, provides...more
Study shows that billions of people around the world still don't have access to electricity. hazardous and costly kerosene lamps are the lighting staples in these developing countries.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) supports the Obama Administration's "Better Building Challenge" with a $25 million pledge to help multifamily affordable housing owners reduce their...more
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program visited schools and districts throughout the state that have demonstrated sustainable practices and environmental leadership in public...more
About 10,000 sunflowers have transformed a vacant city lot in St. Louis to provide environmental and economic benefits for the community.
The patch of sunflower blooms is a part of the Sustainable...more