Researchers have begun working on a new computer model that will allow communities and aquaculture industries to better assess the human and environmental impacts on estuarine and marine ecosystems in Tasmania.
Lloyd's and other insurers have written a custom policy covering a team's bid to traverse Antarctica in winter for the first time and raise millions of a dollars for a charity trying to prevent blindness.
The Province of Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, and the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Inc. has launched the Global Institute for Food Security to develop solutions to feed a growing world population.
The EPA has provided a $25,000 grant to the Utah Society, which will help enhance the environmental justice program at the University of Utah.
Forty percent of U.S. households, about 46.7 million households, now have access to carton recycling. Just three years ago, household access stood at 18 percent.
- By Jason Pelz
- Dec 11, 2012
InfoZine, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department recently issued wastewater revenue bonds at a historically low interest rate of 2.86 percent, which will enable Water Services to perform $75 million in improvements associated with sewer rehabilitation, sewage treatment plants, pump stations, disinfection, sewer force mains, interceptor sewers, storm drainage, and green infrastructure improvements.
Lorain County Joint Vocational School will save over $4.5 million during a 15-year contract that includes energy conservation measures and infrastructure upgrades.
“The Arctic is an extremely sensitive part of the world and with the warming scientists have observed, we see the results with less snow and sea ice, greater ice sheet melt, and changing vegetation," NOAA's administrator said.
The World Bank's new Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries report says extreme weather events are the "new norm" for the region.
The Ovation system will play a key supervisory role in controlling the output of Catalina Solar and Pacific Wind renewable energy projects as directed by the regional ISO.
IT industry veteran and new Citation President & CEO David Carlson will be making cloud-based EHS regulatory compliance ubiquitous with Citation Compliance Suite.
Researchers at Texas A&M University are investigating gray water, hoping that the reuse of 'soapy' water can become a statewide interest.
Applications are now being accepted for the Kinship Conservation program until Jan. 26. The event will run from June 29 – July 26, 2013.
On Jan. 12, 2013, the Python Challenge will begin as a way to raise public awareness about Burmese pythons in Florida and how the species is a threat to the Everglades ecosystem. Those who harvest the most and the largest pythons will be awarded cash prizes.
ArborGen’s partnership and donation to the College of Charleston will bolster efforts to establish an ecosystem that will help educate and inspire the community through historic preservation.
On Jan. 10-14, 2013 Karunya University will be hosting the International Regional Scientific Meeting, which focuses on land-use, land-cover, and water resources in South Asia.
With the Apps for Vehicles Challenge, the public is encouraged to submit ideas for apps that would help drivers reach the next level of fuel efficiency.
The EPA has decided to issue $380,000 in grants to New Jersey and New York for projects that will help prevent pollution across the two states.
The ice sheet in West Antarctica is melting faster than expected, causing oceanographers to find ways to improve predictions of future changes in ice sheet mass.
According to research, smart water networks can save utilities around the world approximately $12.5 billion a year.