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.
At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more
Italian architect Cesare Griffa has developed a system that can quickly grow and harvest micro-algae to help fight climate change and create products used for energy, food, cosmetics, or...more
Two historical factories that are on the National Register of Historic Places in Rochester will be renovated to house "workforce apartments" for residents with incomes between 50 percent and 60...more
West Contra Costa is looking for volunteers to help with the maintenance and cleanup of the area's creeks, shorelines, parks and other places for Earth Day.
Activities include Albany's shoreline...more
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
College students in the U.S. are inventing the coolest and most creative ways to battle climate change and clean up domestic energy production.
From recycling unusual earth elements to exercising...more
Southern Hills Economic Development Corporation has recently announced that they will be hosting a meeting focusing on uranium mining.
The meeting will be the 7th day of February and will be...more
Tom's of Maine, which is committed to healthy and environmental goodness, is working to create more sustainable products and packaging.
Tom's of Maine's "Goodness Report" documents...more
On the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, more than 2,000 people, mostly students, got together to set a world record for the largest tree hug.
On World Environment Day, June 5, the participants have...more
Between three to five years, a vacant Vancouver brownfield has been planted with more than 400 fruit-bearing trees. The city of Vancouver calls the site as the largest urban orchard in North...more