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.
Backed by the Nature Conservancy and started with data from eBird, the BirdReturns program pays rice farmers in the flight path of migratory shore birds to keep their fields flooded with irrigation...more
A vivified chart created by statistics portal Statista claimed that consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products that can actually help in saving Earth.
In another report from...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 Garden Pool, a solar-powered aquaponic greenhouse, was created by innovative couple Dennis and Danielle McClung in 2009 after purchasing a foreclosed home in Mesa, Arizona.
With the Garden...more
A University of Alberta (UA) study informs that government policies aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions should be looking at household income levels of consumers.
Published recently online...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
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
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 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
According to a new research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, protected natural parks in Costa Rica reduced poverty in neighboring communities by promoting...more