Environment and Ecology News

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


Nirmala Narine’s YA Historical Fantasy Novel with Diverse Characters, Lays the Foundation for a Whole New Crop of Environmentalists

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanadala Publishing, a division of NNGL, announces the publication of “Ellishiva Cinnamon and The Sixth Element” (ISBN: 978-0996207126, paperback), a novel of environmental stewardship, by best-selling author, social responsible entrepreneur, humanitarian and global lifestyle television host, Nirmala Narine.

Cornerstone Ranch Expansion Preserves Land and More than Doubles Space

PRINCETON, Mass., April 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cornerstone Ranch started out 18 years ago with 24 acres in Princeton. A recent land acquisition of 31 acres in Rutland more than doubles the size of this woman-owned and operated business.

Timely World Event Comes to Atlanta, GA Organized by ALLATRA International Public Movement

ATLANTA, Ga., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “THE UNIVERSAL GRAIN. Game of Professionals. Society. The Last Chance” to be held on May 11, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. ET, ALLATRA International announced today. This momentous event will be held at Georgia Aquarium, in the Oceans Ballroom in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Mixed Media Art Exhibit Captivates Mojave National Preserve Visitors – ‘Earth Through Time’

KELSO, Calif., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mojave National Preserve is presenting “Earth Through Time: Providence Mountains and the Mojave National Preserve,” a solo, mixed media exhibition of paintings, etchings and installation art at the Desert Light Gallery, Kelso Visitors Center, by nationally celebrated National Park Service Artist in Residence, Britney Penouilh.

Taylor Wilshire Receives the 2019 International Business Excellence Award

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire, President and CEO of Wilshire Financial and Wilshire Foundation was presented with the International Business Excellence Award in February 2019 in New York, New York, for constructing innovative programs and investments that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.

Aquariums can Play a Crucial Role In Sustaining Marine and Freshwater Species Vulnerable to Climate Change

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking beyond the sharks and manta rays that catch the eye of visitors, researchers find great conservation potential in the wealth of fish and corals residing in the world’s zoos and aquariums, says Species360 Conservation Science Alliance. A study published this week in Journal for Nature Conservation reports that aquariums hold 21 percent of the coral species that are Vulnerable to Climate Change.

Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root February 22-23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.

AUCNET INC, JAPAN announces opening of US Sales and Operations Center as AUCNET DIGITAL PRODUCTS USA, LLC in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tokyo based AUCNET Inc (AUCNET) has announced that it has opened U.S. operations in Austin, Texas where it will maintain a new smart phone processing division to be known as AUCNET Digital Products USA, LLC (AUCNET DP USA). The company will provide Asset Recovery services and other contracted services to the U.S. Carrier, OEM, Insurance, Retail and Enterprise wireless space.

Institute for Global Innovation announces Awards for Neural Network, AI, and VR apps for Sustainability

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For four years, governments, private industry, and academia have striven to find effective solutions for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the U.N. at the 2015 Plenary Session in New York. Now a new approach is being pioneered by the Institute for Global Innovation, a worldwide NGO which seeks to scour the globe for the most efficient technologies to solve these challenges, according to IGI Directors Soani Gunawan, Amy Chang, and John Toomey.

Valentine’s Day Protest Outside NYC’s Brazilian Consulate!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit JaneUnChained News Network announced today that New York environmental activists will converge on Brazil’s Consulate in Manhattan on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14! The group plans to march several blocks from the Brazilian Consulate to the United Nations to demand Brazil’s new President be prevented from selling off the Amazon to the highest bidder.

Clean PVC Certification Announced for PVC-Based Products

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.

Investigation Launched into ‘Sustainability’ of Controversial Logging Plans

PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) today announced that the growing controversy over Humboldt Redwood Co.’s (HRC’s) plans to log virgin forests at Rainbow Ridge stepped up a notch when auditors for the highly regarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced they will be reviewing the “sustainable” certification associated with two of the company’s key logging plans.

Mattole Residents file Grievance over Certification of HRC Ancient Forest Logging

PETROLIA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) on Tuesday filed a formal grievance with SCS Global Services for certifying as sustainable a logging plan by Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC) on untouched, primary forests in the Mattole River watershed on Rainbow Ridge.

Two Arrested at Civil Disobedience Protest on Rainbow Ridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forests Forever, a non-profit forest protection advocacy group, today announced that five employees of Lear Asset Management, a security contractor for Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC), swept down on protesters camped near a logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed at about 5 a.m. yesterday (July 22).

Spodak Dental Group and Surfrider Foundation Partnered for the Eighth Annual Beach Cleanup Event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and the Surfrider Foundation Palm Beach Chapter partnered for the Eighth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and cleaned more than 140 pounds of trash from Delray’s beach. The event was held Sunday, June 24 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 55 community members joined forces to ensure a safe and clean beach.

Simplifile Re-Teams with the Arbor Day Foundation to Honor Earth Month

PROVO, Utah, May 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced it once again partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to celebrate Arbor Day 2018 and April’s Earth Month. This year, Simplifile planted 2,275 trees in the Mississippi River Valley.

Getting 100 percent off the grid – award winning state of the art Mark Richey Woodworking is nearing its goal

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent addition of Mark Richey Woodworking’s 500-kW solar array marks the company’s place as one of the greenest architectural millwork firms in the U.S. Mark Richey Woodworking (MRW) is a national model in manufacturing with the continual use of its 600-kilowatt wind turbine and solar array allowing the 130,000 square foot facility to operate entirely from renewable energy.

Celebrating Los Angeles Unified School Districts Outstanding Plant Managers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools celebrated the outstanding efforts of more than 800 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Plant Managers and their supervisors at four luncheons honoring elementary, middle school, and high school Plant Managers for their exceptional efforts in implementing the most stringent school pesticide policy in the nation for the past 20 years.

Beavercreek High School earns milestone award in Energy Optimizers, USA-sponsored Healthy Schools Challenge

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beavercreek High School earned the first milestone award in the Healthy Schools Challenge, a component of the Bring Your Green Challenge 2.0 that is sponsored in part by Energy Optimizers, USA. Developed and organized by Dayton Regional Green (DRG3), the Bring Your Green Challenge is a year-long competition that encourages participants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainability.

Iron Dust from Brakes and Worldwide Magnesium Deficiencies are Contributing to Hypertension

KESWICK, Va., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With 25 years of research involving primarily the cardiovascular complications of spaceflight and more recently of the moon walkers, particularly Neil Armstrong on his historic mission and James Irwin (Apollo 15), extraordinary findings were discovered. Both had vascular complications, triggered by inhalation of deadly iron-laden dust. Author Dr. William J. Rowe has applied this information as to how this can be utilized for underlying mechanisms of hypertension on earth, triggered by iron-laden brake dust.

Trotwood-Madison City Schools secures Energy Star rating for two schools with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two elementary schools in the Trotwood-Madison City Schools district have attained the highly sought-after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA.

Arbor Day Foundation Partners with Simplifile to Plant Trees for Earth Month

PROVO, Utah, May 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant more than 2,300 trees in Goethe State Forest (Florida) in honor of Arbor Day 2017 and April’s worldwide Earth Month celebration.

Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc., Purchases the Daleo Entrance to Mammoth Cave

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (SCCi) announced today the purchase of the Daleo Entrance to the Roppel section of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system in the world. The land surrounding the entrance, now named the Elroy and Marilyn Daleo Cave Preserve, is one mile east of Mammoth Cave National Park and protects 88 acres of classic karst on the Mammoth Cave Plateau.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, enables Oak Hills Local Schools to observe Earth Day every day

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Day may be observed just one day a year, but Energy Optimizers, USA, is helping Oak Hills Local Schools lead the charge on earth- and resource-friendly practices every day by sponsoring the creation of Green Teams.

Heritage Group Named Des Moines Metro’s Fastest-Growing Company on Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 List for 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heritage Group in Des Moines, Iowa, has been identified as the #1 Top Environmental Service Company and the #2 Top Iowa Company for 2016, according to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 annual 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies. In addition to these honors, Heritage Group was also listed as #573 on the list, boasting an astounding 683 percent three-year revenue growth.

Napa Citizens Rally to Halt Walt Ranch Deforestation and Development Project!

NAPA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napa County citizens and Defenders of East Napa Watersheds will rally in front of the County Administration Building at noon on Friday, November 18, 2016, Forests Forever announced today. This occasion is the first day of hearings on the appeal against the Walt Ranch project.

SunBug Solar Selected as Installer for Solarize WCGW

ARLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar has been selected as the installer for the upcoming Solarize Mass program for the western Massachusetts towns of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen, and Worthington. The installer selection process was highly competitive, and SunBug Solar was unanimously chosen by town representatives from a competitive pool of eight solar providers.

Destruction of Ozone Depleting Methyl Bromide used for Imports and Exports

MARLTON, N.J., July 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Value Recovery, Inc. (VR), a company supplying emission controls to the fumigation industry, announced today that it achieved an unprecedented milestone for controlling methyl bromide used to kill invasive insects hitchhiking on imported and exported goods.

Cambridge City Schools Green Team Closes Out Busy Year of Educational Activities

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cambridge City Schools Green Team, a student group focused on sustainability that is sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, made tremendous progress on advancing energy-related education during the school year.

Isn’t It Possible to Save the Frogs?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Little Green’ publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day. Did you know there is a ‘Save The Frogs Day’? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

New Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Thriller Puts Climate Change Front and Center

JACKSON, Mich., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Parched’ (ISBN: 978-1530519248), a new mainstream fiction novel by award-winning author, Andrew Branham, depicts a dystopian society in a post-apocalyptic world where global warming is the villain.

Cure4Hunger to Unveil New Agricultural Technology Earth Day Weekend at Inaugural Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles’ historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger’s (C4H) new agricultural technology, the ‘Gravity Gardens.’

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg Responding to Air Quality Issues in Portland, Oregon

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time environmental activist Erin Brockovich is joining with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., attorney Robin Greenwald to investigate claims from Portland, Oregon area residents who may have been harmed by chemical emissions released into the air by art-glass companies in the region.

RMA Rises to the Challenge of Sea Level Change

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the most urgent issues South Florida’s municipal leaders must tackle is sea level rise. Faced with inevitable flooding problems, leaders from around the state recently converged in Key West to discuss the coastal crisis. RMA, which is currently planning and redeveloping several cities along the coast, sent their Director of Urban Design and Planning, Natasha Alfonso, to the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit to help their clients stay ahead of the challenge.

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg to Visit Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Groundwater Contamination Victims on Jan. 30

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, together with a team of Weitz and Luxenberg attorneys, look forward to meeting with victims of the Hoosick Falls, New York PFOA groundwater contamination on Saturday, January 30, 2016, said the nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm.

Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg Named to Leadership Role in Volkswagen Multidistrict Litigation

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against Volkswagen, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Weitz & Luxenberg Helping Hoosick, N.Y., Victims of PFOA Contaminated Groundwater

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz & Luxenberg is investigating bringing a lawsuit against one or more companies believed responsible for certain cancers and other illnesses affecting residents of Hoosick, New York, where the residents have unwittingly been drinking water contaminated with PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), the nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims Ask Weitz and Luxenberg and Erin Brockovich for Help

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,200 affected residents gathered Wednesday night in Porter Ranch, California. They were there to listen to environmental activist Erin Brockovich, scientists and attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg discuss their legal options against Southern California Gas Co. due to a leak from the natural gas storage well in the hills above their homes, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today reported.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims to Meet Erin Brockovich, Weitz and Luxenberg, Dec. 9 in Porter Ranch, CA

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich – whom actress Julia Roberts famously portrayed in an Oscar-winning role – will join environmental and consumer protection attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., at a Southern California townhall meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9, for victims of the Porter Ranch gas leak, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Energy Optimizers USA leadership advocates for clean energy in Washington, D.C.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In November, two members of Energy Optimizers, USA’s senior leadership team traveled to Washington, D.C. to join a national delegation that lobbied congressional leaders for clean energy.