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Earthrising in 2015

EARTHRISING is a Series on How we can lift each other up higher and higher through harnessing our Imagination, Ancient Tribal Wisdom, Green Technology & Heart...

RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. is proud to be a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner. By supporting local wind and solar projects through national clean energy provider, Arcadia Power, we are helping to reduce America's dependence on non sustainable and environmentally unfriendly fuels. This is an important way to make our workplace a better place and to encourage other businesses to consider reducing their carbon imprint.
Senator Jeffords

OPINION: Senator Jim Jeffords, my fellow Rutland Vermont skier, just passed on at 80, but his heroic contributions live on, including one that has been virtually a secret. With the help of EIGHT Native American leaders, he helped reduce U.S. dental mercury by 48%, which has spread to 105 countries.
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: In recognition of Secretary Kerry’s “Our Ocean” Conference on June 16-17, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships,...
US Department of State

SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: From May 27-31, the U.S. Department of State, through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), will welcome 75...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium:...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- According tor the State Department, U.S. policy makers and scientists are meeting with governments from around the world this week,...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As part of the U.S. efforts to combat illegal trade in wildlife and promote conservation, 13 parks and wildlife ministry...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs programs engage youth, women, and undeserved audiences to address environmental issues in their...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, The United States and Colombia signed the U.S.–Colombia Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA). Together with the Environment Chapter of the...

ASPEN, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- Cameron/Baxter Books announces the worldwide launch of the paradigm-shifting book 'THE TRUST FREQUENCY: 10 Assumptions for a New Paradigm' (ISBN: 978-098874713) at Explore Booksellers in Aspen, March 29 at 5:30 p.m. Sally A. Ranney, visionary environmental leader and author of the foreword to the book, will speak on the need for fundamental, whole-systems change to enable global-level collaboration for solving climate change.
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State recognized the "World Water Day" (March 22, 2013) with the following statement from John...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in response to TransCanada’s May 2012...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- U.S. missions around the globe will mark Wildlife Conservation Day on December 4 with programs including speaking engagements at local...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The 31st Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) concluded on November 1 in...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- In order to advance marine protection and scientific research in one of the last great ocean wilderness areas on the...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The United States and Costa Rica today launched a three-year higher education partnership aimed at promoting sustainable manufacturing and economic...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the United States and Panama signed an Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA). The ECA will help ensure that trade and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As part of our engagement with emerging African partners in addressing the challenge of climate change, the U.S. Department of State will sponsor Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge, a public diplomacy program comprised of three African regional competitions to address local climate change challenges through the use of mobile technology.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- At the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, President Obama invited all governments, international...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As most of you know, the State Department leads our country’s engagements on many international environmental issues. We are actively...

eNewsChannels COLUMN: Following Japan's tragic nuclear wake up call, humanity is at a pivotal crossroads: Choosing to keep pouring billions more dollars into trying...

eNewsChannels COLUMN: The Obama Administration wants to triple the already $18.5 billion appropriated for new nuclear reactors to $54.5 billion in America's 2012 Budget,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The United States is proud to join with the international community to mark June 5 as World Environment Day, as...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste, says Lion Technology. Training...

PUNTA GORDA, Belize -- The management at Machaca Hill Lodge, located in southern Belize, now offers guests another way to preserve the sensitive environment...

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea,...

LAFAYETTE, N.J. -- For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today's environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory...

COPENHAGEN, and WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Temperatures are rising at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen as negotiators scuffle to reach a consensus...

LAFAYETTE, N.J. -- The latest round of U.S. EPA regulatory initiatives includes the new mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule issued on October 30, 2009....

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Bokashicycle announces first successful full-scale commercial fermentation process. In the U.S. alone, annually, more than 30 million tons of food waste...

VINELAND, N.J. -- With more than 16 billion tons of cargo moving across the country each year, greening up a supply chain can have...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Okeechobee Land Dev. announced a land donation worth $53 million and 2,256 acres near Lake Okeechobee that will eventually...

SEATTLE, Wash. -- To many, the idea of composting sounds like a positive environmental behavior, but according to Dr. Lawrence Green, M.D., Ph.D. and...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local...

APPLETON, Wis. -- According to a preservation group called PreserveCW, the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, unless convinced otherwise, may sell an ecologically diverse camp...

OMAHA, Neb. -- Wondrous and enchanting yet fragile and at risk, "The Natural World" (ISBN: 978-189031042-4), as seen through the eyes of celebrated nature...

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. -- Soaring gas prices, a looming recession, and higher energy bills all add more pressure to businesses to effectively make money. However, Visionsoft is doing their part to help these businesses to save energy while positively affecting their bottom line.

PRICE, Utah -- This year, Santa can't wait for Christmas. A small, but dedicated group of rock art preservationists in Utah - the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition and their allies - are fighting to preserve what may be the original Santa Claus. Nine Mile Canyon: Located high on the side of a sheer cliff in a rugged place in central Utah is an ancient petroglyph that dates back over 1,000 years.