Environment and Ecology News

Eco and Environmental News – includes green tech, environment concerns, sustainable initiatives, climate and ecology news as issued by Send2Press Newswire.


Legal Counsel for Blockchain Smart Contracts Announced for Carbon Tokenization

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carbon Asset Network (CAN) announces that Oklahoma-based Wurtz & Associates will provide oversight and facilitation of the blockchain-based “smart contracts” related to the recently revealed initiative by CAN. Through an innovative protocol, this process tokenizes land resources for carbon sequestration and protection of the soil and water resources.

Blockchain Meets Agriculture to Improve Soil and Air Quality

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two innovative Cheyenne-based companies, the agricultural Carbon Asset Network and blockchain consultancy group Ember Labs have joined forces to create the new pathway for carbon sequestration and improving air quality by using the power of blockchain. This new model is designed to be a private enterprise alternative to Cap and Trade methods, which have not proved successful since its inception in 2009.

Environmental Organization Submits Request for The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Take Over Carson Hydrogen Sulfide Chemical Leak Investigation

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Coalition For A Safe Environment a 20-year old non-profit environmental justice organization headquartered in Wilmington, California after conducting its own independent investigation of potential sources of the toxic Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Leak in Carson is requesting that the federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) take over the investigation.

Sharing Resources: Key to COP26 Success

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World leaders meet in Glasgow beginning October 31 for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, to address the conclusions of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report: that human activities have unequivocally warmed and damaged the planet. Share International attributes 80 percent of the warming to human actions, and says sharing resources to mitigate the inevitable consequences is key to solving climate change.

Encore Green Environmental Appoints G-Force as the Re-Furbishing Partner for NOMAD Excel

FT. WORTH, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental names Texas based G-Force to re-furbish the legacy Nomad water treatment technology units to become the improved NOMAD Excel™. Encore Green is an agriculture company dedicated to applying by-product water to beneficial use for agriculture and carbon sequestration.

US-based Carbon Direct invests €15M ($17.7M) for 7% stake in Calix’s LEILAC business

SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-award-winning Australian technology company Calix Limited (ASX: CXL) (“Calix” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce global decarbonisation investor Carbon Direct Capital Management has invested €15m for a 6.98% equity stake in Calix subsidiary, the LEILAC Group, which is dedicated to the commercialisation and ongoing development of Calix’s LEILAC CO2 capture technology.

Talon International Announces Launch of 100% Sustainable Ghost Net Products

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of meaningful development, Talon International is proud to announce the launch of its innovative Ghost Net Products. The company successfully developed a solution to improving marine habitats by collecting and recycling the surplus of plastic waste that has consumed our beloved oceans.

Encore Green Environmental Names First Re-Furbished Water Treatment Unit for Delzon ‘Possum’ Elenburg

GRANBURY, Texas, Aug. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental names their first water treatment unit based on the NOMAD technology in honor of Henry “Possum” Elenburg for his pioneering work in treatment of industrial water. In the early 2000’s Elenburg conceived that energy industry by-product water could be treated and put to uses instead of simply disposing of it into the ground or though evaporation.

Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System at Wahoo Bay

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean’s ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ marine and estuarine shoreline protection system, a research project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) in collaboration with FDOT.

JOIN Keynote Speaker and Content Creator GiGi Robinson for #SCALEYOURIMPACT presented by Entertainment for Change and community platform, I Weigh on July 8!

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entertainment for Change (EFC) exists to amplify youth voices and create a new kind of leader that is empowered to make the social and environmental change necessary for a sustainable future. For Americans who came of age during the Great Depression, habits that formed during that period never fully left them, even decades after the economy had recovered and the world had shifted gears.

Synergy for Ecological Solutions Makes Grant for Soil Health and Climate Wellness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions made their first grant to Carbon Asset Network’s landowner member, Hellyer Ranch. This grant will enable the ranch to execute a customized plan for greater soil health developed by both Hellyer and Carbon Asset Network’s certified professional agronomist, Neal Fehringer.

Encore Green Environmental Technologies and Licensing Announces Water Desalination Technology Purchase

CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental Technologies & Licensing (EGETL) announces the purchase of water treatment technology equipment formerly known as NOMAD from XRI/Fountain Quail.

‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of Scientologist Peter Vajda

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s “Meet a Scientologist” television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year’s Earth Day theme, “Restore Our Earth,” is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world’s ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.

Appalachian Gap Distillery Becomes Country’s First Climate Neutral Certified Distillery

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the urgency of the climate crisis, Appalachian Gap Distillery is delighted to announce that it is officially Climate Neutral Certified. All of its brands — AppGap, Split Spirits, and Vermont Creemee Liqueurs — proudly share the certification.

Groundbreaking New Release ‘Be Decent’ Reveals the Secrets of Green Tech

DENVER, Colo., April 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and activist Samantha Joule Fow, CEO of Denver-based Axiom Communications, Inc., has published a groundbreaking new book that reveals how anyone and everyone concerned about the environment can use green technology to help address everything from litter to extinction. “Be Decent: Environmental Activism 2.0” (ISBN: 978-1735682815) is available now.

Approximately $100 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Grants

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $100 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, preservation and enhancement.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Dialogue with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at BIPOC Climate Justice Virtual Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced .

Deliberately Considerate People Making a Positive Difference

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sugarpeel announces newest Deliberately Considerate™ digital publication recognizing people trying to change the world for the better, featuring Native American Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Onondaga Nation and international advocate for our Mother Earth, and Indigenous rights.

EarthOptics Wins the AGCO Challenge at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The AGCO Challenge at the eighth World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit was this: New sensing, measurement and edge computing technologies to monetize soil insight and carbon sequestration. And, EarthOptics rose to the occasion.

Synergy for Ecological Solutions Brings Innovation of Climate Wellness Through Soil Health

CHEYENNE, Wyo., March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions officially launches on the first day of Spring, March 20th. SYNERGY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving our environment through a one-of-a-kind program of climate wellness through soil health and other ecological synergies.

USBI Applauds Biochar Funding from Microsoft’s $1 Billion Climate Innovation Fund

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The United States Biochar Initiative (USBI) applauds Microsoft’s funding for three projects that use biochar for atmospheric carbon removal. The three biochar projects were selected from 189 projects that the company evaluated for funding. Microsoft made awards to 15 suppliers, representing more than 1.3 million mt [metric tons] of atmospheric CO2 removals.

New Webinars Advocate for Climate Wellness Through Soil Health

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergy for Ecological Solutions announces a series of free webinars that promote climate wellness and increased air quality through improved soil health. This new paradigm meets ESG and Sustainability goals.

Pangje Foundation Announces Their Newest Board Member James Turner

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pangje Foundation, a leader in innovative endangered species conservation and community support and education initiatives, announced today their newest Board Member: James Turner. James brings over 30 years of experience from the technology industry.

ESG Enterprise Delivers World’s First SaaS Solution to Help Companies Transition to Net Zero Carbon Emissions

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ESG Enterprise, today announced the launch of the world’s first Carbon Neutrality Risk Management solution. As more companies trend towards pledging net zero emission by 2050, the carbon neutrality solution will become increasingly needed. The ESG Enterprise SaaS is designed to stay ahead of this trend by providing a solution to create a future-fit carbon neutrality management system.

ITS Looks to A Green Future by Cutting Down on Plastic Packaging

ROCK HILL, S.C., Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over 30 years, Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS) has been a leading innovator of instruments and chemistries designed to test water quality. The company continues to push industry boundaries by shifting its packaging process and reducing its carbon footprint.

Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation Receive Global Excellence Award While Spearheading International Change During Pandemic

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation will receive the Global Excellence Award (GEA) from the Consortium of International Social and Financial Responsibility (CISFR) on February 15, 2021. This award highlights the Wilshire Foundation’s outstanding achievements, advancements, and innovations in international business and global affairs.

RVA Environmental Film Festival Announces Award Winners

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 14 the Richmond Environmental Film Contest Committee will virtually award the winners of the Environmental Film Contest and screen each film. The contest was open to novice and experienced Virginia filmmakers submitting films on environmental topics regarding Virginia.

Beyond Benign Launches Its Green Chemistry Commitment 25×25 Initiative

WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign, a green chemistry education nonprofit, today announced the launch of its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) 25×25 Initiative, working to ensure that 25 percent of graduating chemists in the US have a background in green chemistry by 2025 with the support of Beyond Benign partner Dow (NYSE: DOW).

11th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival to be Presented Virtually, February 12-26, 2021 – Free and Open to the Public

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 11th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films. Many films are hosted by like-minded organizations. Two films are of particular interest to youth: “Microplastic Madness” and “Frozen Obsession.”

Appalachian Gap Distillery Commits to Become Climate Neutral Certified

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Appalachian Gap Distillery is proud to announce it has committed to become Climate Neutral Certified. The company will be working with Climate Neutral, an independent non-profit organization that helps companies measure their carbon footprint, offset it in its entirety by purchasing quality carbon credits, and reduce emissions moving forward.

Rypos ULETRU Filters Achieve In-Use Compliance Goals for Thermo King and Carrier Transportation Refrigeration Units

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.

Elite Miss Pennsylvania, Danielle Alura Prevents More Than 10 Tons of Plastic Waste from Landfills

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “There is no excuse for single use,” claims Danielle Alura, Elite Miss Pennsylvania. With all the various ways we create waste in our daily lives, our businesses, and our government, the tourism industry is one of the most wasteful veins of our society. While hotels have many ways they create waste, Danielle Alura decided to focus on the plastic waste we luxuriously call toiletries; the little convenient bottles we love to use, toss and forget about.

Carbon Credit Cart Launches New Service – Purchase of Carbon Credits Made Easy

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carbon Credit Cart LLC today announced a new service that provides an easy and affordable way for consumers to purchase carbon credits for themselves or to give as gifts. Carbon Credit Cart offers the simplest way to balance carbon-generating activities at home, work, and from leisure activities with carbon credits that fund registered carbon mitigation projects.

Oil and Gas Companies to Solve Climate Change – Develop Global Enhanced Geothermal Energy

YAP, Micronesia, Nov. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How can oil and gas companies lead in the fight against climate change? A new research project hosted by the Center for Open Science’s online collaboration platform explores one option: pay them generously to drill for geothermal energy, and let their profits transform the entire global economy. That is the focus of Dr. Daniel Helman.

.ECO® Brand Unites Those Committed to Fighting Climate Change

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The time is now. planet .ECO® affirms that environmental justice is social justice and is illustrating that belief through its creation – .ECO, a transformative brand that unites individuals and organizations committed to combatting climate change. .ECO empowers digital eco like no other product or service by helping consumers, brands and advocates to globally advance sustainability solutions.

Artisan Dental Becomes the 1st Carbon Neutral Dental Practice in the United States

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artisan Dental, based in Madison, Wisconsin has partnered with Carbon Credit Capital and GreenTrees to certify Artisan Dental as the first carbon neutral general dental practice in the United States. Artisan Dental now offsets 100% of its greenhouse gas emissions associated with the company’s operation.

Secure The Future 2100 Publishes Paper – Arctic Ice Loss a Strategic National Security Issue

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Secure The Future 2100 (STF2100) has published a paper “Arctic Ice Loss Threatens National Security: A Path Forward” in the Fall 2020 issue of Orbis, the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s quarterly journal of world affairs.

Performance Artist AY Young is An Emerging Renewable Energy Leader Powered by Music

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AY Young, founder, Battery Tour, was named by the United Nations (UN) as one of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and to Fresh Energy’s 2020 Energy News Network’s “40 Under 40.”

Revealiency Announces Issuance of US Patent Covering AI-Powered Autonomous Emissions Testing, Analysis, and Reporting Technology

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revealiency (aka Emissions-Based Maintenance or EBM) is a Clean Technology company that focuses on optimizing compression ignition engine performance by sampling, and analyzing, engine exhaust using EBM Artificial Intelligence (AI) software to identify corrective maintenance actions that can be taken by engine owners.

Southeastern Data Awarded Orange County, FL Bid For Electronics Recycling and IT Asset Management

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeastern Data, an Orlando-Based firm that specializes in computer hardware, electronics, and technology equipment recycling, has been awarded Orange, County Florida’s bid for E-Recycling and IT Asset Management.