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Nonprofits, corporations can collaborate to improve environmental management

...laborative -- between environmental nonprofits and corporations and the factors that determine success. "These nonprofits and corporations are finding that by joining their substantial, complementary resources, they can achieve greater env...

Penn engineers develop fuel cell that uses liquid diesel, the first such device to run on a widely available fuel

...bustion engines or existing batteries. Scientists, corporations and the military are all interested in fuel cells, which are far more efficient and less polluting than other energy sources. Work to develop commercial fuel cells, however, has been hindered by the limited fuel sources on which they have been known...

Poorer farmers benefit most from organic practices

...n ever be provided for by ever-fewer multinational corporations based in far-away countries, intent upon seizing intellectual rights to seeds and agricultural resources. International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM) says:The Greenpeace report elaborates on an aspect of the organic concept tha...

Corporations and environmentalists can be allies to reduce industrys ecological footprint

...ic partnerships between CI and major international corporations in a wide range of fields, including energy and mining, agriculture and fisheries, travel and leisure, climate change, water and forestry. Bowles oversaw CIs work in the areas of policy research, natural resource economics, finance and law. Footp...

Ecologist Gretchen Daily advocates saving the planet by making conservation profitable

To the casual observer, corporations and conservationists seem to be in a constant stat...spheric carbon dioxide or creating publicly traded corporations dedicated to making wildlife restoration profitable. Some members of the conservation community obje...

GSA Release 02-41: 2002 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

...e of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees. Eligible persons are encouraged to pre-register via the media registration form on GSAs web site, http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2002/mediaform.pdf . Completed forms can ...

Oregon power companies offset carbon through investment in Ecuadors rainforest

...nt vital in our continuing efforts to working with corporations to combat global warming," said Sonal I. Pandya, m...itigating the effects of climate change. For many corporations and countries, investments in more efficient ways to derive energy-powered services and forestry-bas...

Study concludes environmental management systems can boost performance, compliance

...careful study, he said. While big, publicly traded corporations fared better with EMSs since they had more money a...ernment operations as well as military bases." Big corporations mainly developed the ISO 14000 system for business use, but it appears beneficial for other kinds of...

Applied Biosystems announces $250,000 grant program for SNP genotyping studies

...rant program open to individuals, institutions and corporations conducting genotyping research using single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). The grant recipient will receive up to $250,000 in Applied Biosystems products for SNP genotyping. The winning proposal for the Applied Biosystems SNP Genotyping Research Gr...

Carnegie Mellon University chemists create versatile polymer brushes

... novel polymeric materials for their markets. Some corporations have licensed ATRP technology and started commercial production. The present consortium, built on the first ATRP consortium founded in 1995 with 11 international industrial organizations, aims to explore the polymer science underlying their targeted...

Research and development takes robots and automation into new territory

... has helped trim expenses and downtime by enabling corporations to manufacture more than one product on a production line. Cost savings can be achieved by fulfilling production needs inhouse. Not only does robotic automation provide better quality products and greater output than manual processes, but it also dim...

Automated imaging of brain tissue, high-quality glimpses inside arteries

...y. The exhibit brings together prominent industry corporations to showcase their technologies and provide a snapshot of today's market. Programs such as the Lasers and Electro-Optics Applications Program (LEAP, http://www.cleoconference.org/leap.cfm ) complement the exposition, highlighting many of the field's...

U-M scientists find cancer's genetic core: 67 genes universally activated in human cancer

...ies are registered users. Researchers from private corporations can purchase licensing rights. A description of the database was published previously in the January/February 2004 issue of Neoplasia. Pilot funding for ONCOMINE was provided by the U-M Medical School and the Medical School's Department of Pathology....

Farming the tigers of the sea undermines the promise of aquaculture

...ommercial production of other carnivorous species, corporations and governments must learn from and avoid the impacts associated with the current state of salmon farming. "A couple of decades ago, when modern aquaculture really began to take off, it seemed full of promise and was proclaimed as an environmentally ...

Lipids get the spotlight in new NIGMS 'Glue Grant'

...ore than 30 researchers at 16 universities and two corporations will be involved. The bioinformatics focus area will integrate and organize the massive amounts of data the consortium plans to collect. Experimental results and protocols will be available through a public Web site....

Schwab foundation names Victoria Hale a social entrepreneur for 2004

...tact with leading business entrepreneurs, heads of corporations and governments, academic and other thought leaders, as well as with other outstanding social entrepreneurs. The Schwab Foundation applies a number of criteria in selecting Social Entrepreneurs: 1. Innovation: The candidate has brought about demon...

Research shows little effect from Arctic offshore oil drilling

...ng oceanographic system. During the past 25 years, corporations have plumbed the depths of the Arctic Alaskan mainland for oil, collecting more than 13 billion barrels in the process. More recently, these companies expanded efforts to include offshore drilling. Trefry and his Florida Tech team, Steven Wood, assis...

Media advisory - wildland fire impacts on watersheds

...e of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees. Eligible persons are encouraged to download and complete the registration form located on GSA's web site: http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/03fire/03fire_reg.pdf . Completed...

Media Advisory-GSA 2003 Annual Meeting

...e of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees. Eligible persons may still pre-register via the media registration form on GSA's web site at http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2003/03regFm_Media.pdf . Completed forms may be...

St. Jude ranked among top 500 supercomputer centers

...by governments, major corporations, communications corporations and physics research centers around the world," Naeve said. St. Jude will use this enormous computing capacity to accelerate medical research to find preventions, cures and new treatment options for catastrophic diseases in children, such as cance...

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