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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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Companies in Colorado are using dead trees and wood waste to energy By Steve Raabe The Denver Post Xcel Energy wants to pursue a demonstration project that would deliver electricity made from forest waste, according to a filing made Monday to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. The demonstr...
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When he's not exploring the backstreets of Portland by bicycle with his wife and daughter, Todd Roll is busy leading tours for his bike tour company Pedal Bike Tours. Todd's new book "Pedal Portland, 25 Easy Rides For Exploring The City By Bike" comes out next April. My Darling Portland, I can't s...
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Going viral in The Intertwine Wild Society How to make multimedia storytelling your secret weapon By Morgan Rider, October 23 2013 Once upon a time, in a special place in northwest Oregon, a group of passionate dreamers armed with conservation strat...
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Over the last fifteen years, many US municipalities have set sustainability goals and implemented  policies and programs to achieve them. More recently, resilience has emerged as an additional goal of  some municipalities, particularly in the wake of extreme weather events like Hurricane...
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Now that the U.S government has officially shut down, Colorado will be providing the funding the National Guard members who continue to aid in flood relief efforts across the state, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) announced Tuesday. "The state is going to pay the costs," Hickenlooper said in a Tues...
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New data compiled by a coalition of top scientific and medical research groups show that a large majority of scientists are receiving less federal help than they were three years ago, despite spending far more time writing grants in search of it. Nearly one-fifth of scientists are considering going ...
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Japan’s government will lead “emergency measures” to tackle radioactive water spills at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, wresting control of the disaster recovery from the plant’s heavily criticized operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (9501) “We’ve allowed Tokyo Electric to deal with the co...
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Have you ever wondered why our galaxy is called the Milky Way? Thousands of years ago the ancient Greeks looked up at the mass of stars that stretched across our sky and, believing it looked like flowing milk across the darkness, called it galaxies kuklos, meaning the “milky circle.” Later the Roma...
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hold back on environmental campaigning. Highly-regarded former Toronto Mayor David Miller says he is “very excited” about becoming the new President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund-Canada in September. “They’ve made such a difference,” Miller told The Toronto Star, “and to be part of an organiz...
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Across the country, office conversation murmurs are changing. The elevator silence is no longer filled with that universal summer question, “Are you going anywhere this weekend?” For during this otherwise innocuous August week, people are saying instead, “Hey, it’s Shark Week! Did you watch Spa...
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Leading Republicans were using phrases like “anti-American” and “war on American energy” to describe President Obama’s new plan to combat climate change, escalating the rhetoric even before the President’s Georgetown University speech outlining his program. “President Obama’s anti-American energy p...
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