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Prairie Biotic Research Small Grants Increase in Size.
Prairie Biotic Research (PBR) is an all-volunteer, scientific public charity. It fosters basic field biological research in U. S. prairies and savannas. Over the past 16 years, Prairie Biotic Research has funded 275 grants totaling $264,236 to researchers in 37 states through their annual, competitive Small Grants Program.
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Summary of the 33 Research Proposals Winning Funding in our 2017 Small Grants Program
We were able to fund 33 of 90 proposals this year, for a total of $32,160. Funded proposals were submitted by 19 men and 15 women, most of whom are academics: two professors, 13 doctoral students, nine masters students and three undergraduates. Seven are independent researchers. The 33 proposals come from 19 states: Alabama (1), California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (1), Illinois (5), Iowa (3), Kansas (3), Michigan (1), Mississippi (1), Missouri (3), Montana (1), Nebraska (1), Nevada (1), North Carolina (1), Ohio (1), South Dakota (1), Texas (2), Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming (1).
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2017 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal Winner: Ing. César A. Portocarrero Rodríguez
Nepalese NGO Mountain Legacy has just announced that Peruvian engineer César Augusto Portocarrero Rodríguez will receive the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal in a public ceremony at Hotel Tibet International in Kathmandu on December 11 (International Mountain Day). César Portocarrero has directed projects to mitigate the danger of outburst floods from numerous glacial lakes in the Andes, saving thousands of lives and many millions of dollars, and he is now sharing his expertise with members of the High Mountain Adaptation Partnership (HiMAP), including Nepal, Bhutan, and several Central Asian nations.
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Ontario Passes New Waste-Free Ontario Act
Province Brings in Legislation to Increase Recycling, Create Jobs, Fight Climate Change
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NEWS AND PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY Eureka Recycling Will Process their Billionth Pound of Recyclables
On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the one-billionth pound of recyclables will pass through Eureka Recycling’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Northeast Minneapolis. Stacked up a foot high by a foot wide, this amount of material would wrap around the earth over 1 and half times!
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YOUR NEW HOUSE CAN BE SUSTAINABLE TOO!
People might falsely believe that when they are building a house incorporating any sustainable solutions require additional costs and effort. It is actually the opposite.
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READING, WRITING - AND POLLUTION
Residents in Vallejo Fight Plans for a Cement Factory Near an Elementary School
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Green skyscrapers
Crucial transformation in the construction industry and the paradigm of thought of the XXI century
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MW&A Climate Forecasting Startup Claims New Achievements and Breakthroughs
MW&A is a startup climate forecasting firm which, based in part on their collateral research at the University of New Mexico, employs a new paradigm for more accurate climate forecasting.
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Knesset launches unique electronic display which shows, in real time, the amount of energy, money and carbon emissions saved as part of the "Green Knesset" project
The monitoring system, which does not exist in any other parliament that has a PV system, displays the amount of energy and money saved, as well as the amount of CO2 that was not released into the atmosphere due to the Israeli parliament's use of solar energy. Speaker Edelstein: "We purposely made certain that the data is displayed in Hebrew, English and Arabic so that people all
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