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Averting Asia’s Water Crisis – Asian Scientist Magazine

AsianScientist (March 16, 2022) – For many communities around the world, rivers and seas are their lifeline. To meet nutritional needs, fishermen transport their marine catch, while farmers need a constant flow of water to irrigate their farmland. For sanitation, clean water and livelihood security, access to clean water is …

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HILL COUNTRY STATE

A recently released report by the Texas Hill Country Conservation Network examined the current state of conservation and growth in the Hill Country. What he revealed was a region at a crossroads, facing threats to its future. The report, titled “State of the Hill Country,” established a baseline for eight …

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Co-op-owned builder sees affordable housing and climate action in ‘granny flats’

They worked with the city of Evanston, Illinois on zoning changes to allow secondary suites. Aaron and Diane Barnhart knew they wanted to sell their home in Kansas City, Missouri, to downsize. And as soon as Diane said she wanted to return to Evanston, Illinois, where the couple had both …

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Earthjustice Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

washington d.c. — Today, President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address. Following the speech, Abigail Dillen, President of Earthjustice issued the following statement: “Tonight, the President presented a powerful vision for the country and for defending democracy in unity with allies around the world, and we …

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Landowners embrace conservation as a financial benefit Family Legacy/Public News Service

Colorado landowners could play a major role in President Joe Biden’s effort to keep 30% of the country’s land undeveloped by 2030, and make money at the same time. Jay Fetcher’s family has been raising cattle since 1994. He said when his family considered the idea of ​​a conservation easement …

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Unpacking the Infrastructure Bill

by Patrick McCullough | published on February 12, 2022 Illustration by Julia Jones Photograph by Diana Spencer Jhe Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), formerly known as the INVEST in America Act and more commonly, the bipartisan infrastructure bill, was signed into law by President Joe Biden on November 15, …

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Biden administrator. cancels leases for a mine near Boundary Waters

The Biden administration on Wednesday canceled two federal mining leases for the Twin Metals copper-nickel mine project in northern Minnesota, likely killing a project widely condemned for being too close to the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The huge underground mine would have tapped large reserves of copper and …

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Bo’ness: Funding for a 20-minute city project prioritizing people over vehicles

Residents of Bo’ness are set to find out after Forth Valley-based charity Forth Environment Link received funding from the Scottish Government’s Community Investment Fund to carry out a project in the city to develop a community climate action plan for the city. Working with community groups, Falkirk Council and residents, …

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Planting more oysters can help Lowcountry fight rising waters | News SC Climate and Environment

WADMALAW – Ask one of the Barrier Island Oyster Co. crew members about their product and they’ll quickly give you insight into the oyster and all its superpowers. The Lowcountry staple provides habitat for all sorts of creatures in an estuarine environment; it acts as a filter for water, helping …

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50 Cape Cod, Islands Cultural Programs, Events Win Local and State Grants

Dozens of Cape Cod cultural organizations are starting the year a little better funded thanks to recent award announcements by the Cape Cod Foundation for the Arts and the Mass Cultural Council. The Cape Foundation has selected 42 nonprofit cultural organizations and artists to receive a total of $ 77,800 …

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Episcopal Relief & Development Announces Election of Three New Board Members

The organization is pleased to welcome Ms. Putney Cloos, Mr. Paul Faeth and the Rt. Rev. Héctor Monterroso on the Board of Directors NEW YORK, 04 January 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to welcome Ms. Putney cloos, Sir. Paul faeth and the right. Rev. …

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Tsal’alh receives funding for emergency access and food security

From: https://www.canada.ca/en/office-infrastructure/news/2021/12/tsalalh-receives-funding-for-emergency-access-and-food-security.html (can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com) The governments of Canada and British Columbia continue to invest in local infrastructure to meet the needs of communities, improve the quality of life for people, increase food security, and support local solutions that make communities more resilient to challenges. unforeseeable events. Today Patrick Weiler, Member of …

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stimulated by the pandemic, a renewed call to protect the city’s waterways | Now

The following essay was originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer in conjunction with the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University as part of Rebuilding Philly, a series of commentary articles written by faculty and professionals. of Drexel related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to racial and economic equity. …

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It’s time to stem the tide of woes caused by climate change | Forum

A man kayakes in flooded downtown Annapolis as residents examine conditions following Hurricane Isabel on September 19, 2003. Mike Land / Chesapeake Bay Program Climate change has been called an existential crisis, and rightly so. It is urgent and global – a fact that drew prominent world leaders and thousands …

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California’s first plan to ban offshore oil has failed and casts a shadow

SACRAMENTO – The offshore oil derricks that dot the California coastline continue to pump despite a history of catastrophic spills and the wishes of generations of politicians to scrap them. They even survived a modest attempt by state officials over a decade ago to offer incentives to oil companies that …

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Millions Funding for Projects in England to Plant Hundreds of Thousands of Trees

Hundreds of thousands of trees will be planted in communities across England with funding from the Nature Climate Fund, announced by Defra and the Forestry Commission at the launch of National Tree Week today hui (Saturday, November 27). More than £ 12million will be awarded to successful applicants for four …

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A star team of investors, entrepreneurs, experts and innovators launches DOE’s IMPEL + building technology accelerator for 2022

At a critical time for climate action, the strategic effort is helping building innovations reduce carbon emissions bridge the ‘valleys of death’ between invention and commercialization BERKELEY, Calif., November 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – World-class leaders from the investment, technology, public sector and business worlds put their expertise to …

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Florida manatees die in record numbers due to food shortage

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – Florida fishing guide and environmental activist Paul Fafeita said one of his charter clients’ strengths is spotting manatees foraging on seagrass in shallow water. It’s not so exciting when they stumble upon the emaciated carcass of a starving manatee. “It’s not good when you have customers …

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Nation & World | | phillytrib.com

Biden and Pope Francis to meet this month President Joe Biden is expected to meet Pope Francis during his visit to the Vatican later this month as part of a five-day tour through Italy and the UK for global meetings on the economy and climate change. Biden plans to discuss …

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Column: 30 percent preserved or restored by 2030 | Opinion

The Biden administration presented a bold vision to conserve and restore 30% of our nation’s land and water by 2030. Biden’s “America the Beautiful” plan sets out the first-ever national conservation goal. And not a moment too soon. Our nation’s critical pollinators and ecosystems are being wiped out. There are …

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How Congress Could Reduce the Big Oil Gravy Train

The fossil fuel industry is a poster for corporate welfare. Federal subsidies and tax breaks support the development of fossil fuels, even when drilling projects are expected to be too expensive to be profitable. Below-market rental rates, royalties and fees subsidize oil and gas companies, encouraging them to use our …

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Louisiana’s seafood industry destroyed by Hurricane Ida

The Category 4 hurricane fractured parts of the industry even more than Katrina, which cost seafood companies more than $ 1 billion in 2005. NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana oyster farmers, crabbers, shrimpers and fishermen are nothing but adaptable, producing millions of pounds of seafood each year, often in waters that …

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Attorney General Bonta urges Biden administration to protect California waterways | State of California – Department of Justice

Expanding the Definition of “United States Waters” to Address Environmental Justice and Climate Change OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a multi-state coalition by submitting a comment letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps …

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Environmental justice advocates look to landmark $ 3.5 billion spending bill for bold action

Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration want to use their massive $ 3.5 trillion spending plan to help communities devastated by pollution and environmental degradation. For years, activists have pressed for the government to recognize what is called environmental justice, the broad movement to compensate communities that have suffered disproportionate …

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Climate change is melting arctic ice caves

Qaiyaan Harcharek is the harpooner of his Iñupiaq whaling crew in UtqiaÄ¡vik, the northernmost city in Alaska. “I was lucky to have nine whales,” he said, which is no small feat. Bowhead whales can be up to 60 feet long and weigh 75 to 100 tons. Landing requires extensive skills, …

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Offshore wind will take years to materialize

When the administration of US President Joe Biden this month approved the country’s first large offshore wind farm, it touted the move as the start of a new clean energy industry that by the end of the decade, will create more than 75,000 jobs in the United States. Industry executives …

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Five new clean air projects received funding

The TRANSITION Clean Air network announced funding for five new research projects aimed at improving air quality. The network, which is led by the University of Birmingham, has awarded £ 48,000 to five projects aimed at providing clean air solutions, helping the government meet its net zero emissions targets and …

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