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Oil company Soco International is suspending all operations in Virunga World Heritage Site - Africa's oldest national park. It has also committed to keep out of all other UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Virunga World Heritage Site is safe from oil drilling - for now. London based oil company SOCO Int...
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The newly released Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about: > expansion of supporting policies in developing economies> additions to electricity generating capacity> progress...
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A new system for cleaning soils contaminated with industrial toxins harnesses the power of White rot - a common fungus that decays fallen wood in forests. Research in Finland shows it can also destroy dioxins and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons. 'White rot' fungi that decay dead wood in forests can be h...
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A NOAA-led study finds that over the past 30 years, the location where tropical cyclones reach maximum intensity has been shifting toward the poles in both the northern and southern hemispheres at a rate of about 35 miles, or one-half degree of latitude, per decade. According to the study...
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Lord Howe Island World Heritage Site, Australia Background Lord Howe Island is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Southwest Pacific Ocean. Two thirds of the island is a Permanent Park Preserve and the surrounding waters a Marine Park since 1998. Lord Howe is one of the "cleanes...
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Apple’s brick-and-mortar stores in the United States and around the world will celebrate the upcoming Earth Day next Tuesday, April 22. According to a new report Thursday, Apple’s Cupertino, California campus will also join the celebration with a major internal event on April 22 focused on 2014 Eart...
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EarthFair 2014Sunday, April 27, 2014Balboa Park • 10am - 5pm The annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world.EarthFair 2014 will be our 25th annual event! Each year, the EarthFair draws around 60,000 visitors.     Produced by 400 volunt...
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If you’re looking for the ultimate Earth Day celebration this year, you’ve come to the right place. SaveOnEnergy.com has scoured the country in search for the best cities to visit this year for Earth Day. When it comes to celebrating all that’s green, these cities are going above and beyond all the ...
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Dear Earth ProtectorRequest for Your Help  Earth Protect has submitted a proposal to the Knight News Challenge on "How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation". We submitted www.earthprotect.com, "Earth Protect's curated video focused site provides a one-stop location...
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EARTH DAY S.F. SAT. APRIL 19, 2014 The U.N. Plaza / Civic Center   WELCOME TO SAN FRANCISCO’S Fourth Annual Earth Day Celebration!   On April 19th, up to 10,000 people from the San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond, will converge at U.N. Plaza/ Civic Center to celebrate Earth Da...
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The first satellite in an ambitious European project to monitor Earth for climate change, pollution and deforestation and help disaster relief Sentinel-1A, a satellite designed to scan the Earth with cloud-penetrating radar, is set to lift off at 2102 GMT on Thursday aboard a Soyuz rocket from Kour...
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NASA invites you -- and everyone else on the planet -- to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day this year with the agency's #GlobalSelfie event. The year 2014 is a big one for NASA Earth science. Five NASA missions designed to gather critical data about our home planet are launching to ...
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Earth Protect Appoints Timothy Vernile, Earth Protect Film and Web Site Intern Timothy Vernile, Coop Intern from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania joins Earth Protect. Tim is a completing his Junior year and majoring in Animation & Visual Effects.  Among his technical skills ...
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Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Earth Day Network launched the Green Cities campaign to help cities around the world become more sustainable. Focused on three key elements – buildings, energy, and transportation – the campaign aims to help cities accelerate thei...
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As before, the National Geographic Channel (NGC) will hold its Earth Day Run without seeking celebrities’ participation—but don’t be surprised if stars come down anyway and with running shoes on. “In the past, there are some (celebrities) that do run but we don’t highlight or push it. We don’t ask ...
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Global resources are dwindling.  While a sobering reality, mankind is gradually beginning to solve the complex problems associated with the depletion of essential resources—fresh water, clean air, arable land, fossil fuels and many others. The cause for hope is that innovation is abundant in so...
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How can investors and consumers tell whether companies are doing the right thing by the environment or "greenwashing" their images to make it seem like they're doing the right thing? Magali Delmas, a professor of management at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and UCLA Anderson School of Managem...
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Oil train spill, new Oregon wolf pack, offshore wind energy announcement The big news on the environment beat Wednesday was the Oregon Department of Forestry's settlement of a lawsuit over the threatened marbled murrelet. The state agreed to cancel 28 timber sales on 1,956 acres of state forest to ...
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Earth Protect is pleased to announce that Robin Smith, CPA, has joined its Management Team as Interim CFO.  Robin Smith is a partner in his accounting firm, Smith and Associates, P.C., which was established in 2002. He works primarily with small to medium sized businesses to help them achieve ...
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I'm guessing Christmas shopping has already started for many and I know of some people who have put up trees already. Christmas is a nice season: it wraps up the end of the year, gives us time to contemplate, spend time with families, shop and eat. Who doesn't like all of that? Modern Christmas is a...
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