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.
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more
Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes' latest investment, the Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment, serves as a 'work platform' for up to 70 Goodwill clients in a number of...more
Ed McMahon, esteemed author, attorney and chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, D.C., will present an open-event talk called,...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
Paolo Richter, founder of social enterprise Gump & Drahtesel, rolls out second-hand bicycles from Switzerland to various African countries.
To establish a more innovative approach, social...more
The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum presents its cutting-edge exhibition, called "Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement".
The exhibit looks closely at the outcomes...more
According to researchers in the United States, there is a way to make aquaculture clean and green, and locally produced and grown.
Sea farmers are now successfully delivering tilapia to seafood...more
The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) takes off its newest community development initiative called the Growing Green project.
The project will whip the city's vacant lots into shape....more
In an effort to eliminate neighborhood blight, Chicago is giving away vacant lots for just $1 each. There's a catch, however. To obtain one, you must already own a home on the same block.
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