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Massey University hosts ‘green’ Michigan State students

By Staff www.massey.ac.nz 08/08/2011 It may not be easy being green, but students from Michigan State University believe it is the way forward for universities worldwide. In New Zealand last week, 28 first-year students from the university took part in … Continue reading

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WWF accused of failing to regulate sustainable timber scheme

John Vidal The Guardian (UK) 25 July 2011 Investigative group claims that members of group’s Global forest and trade network are involved in ‘highly destructive activities’ Conservation group WWF let timber companies use its panda brand logo while they were … Continue reading

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Path appears clear for Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada

By Neela Banerjee Tribune Washington Bureau July 14, 2011 WASHINGTON — At a town hall meeting in Pennsylvania in early April, President Obama was asked about a bitter fight between industry and environmentalists over a proposed $7 billion, 2,000-mile pipeline … Continue reading

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CSI/National Grid Help Knowledge Take Flight

Students from Port Richmond, Curtis, Susan E. Wagner, and New Dorp high schools recently had a unique opportunity to come to the campus of the College of Staten Island and learn various aspects of engineering, thanks to National Grid’s “Engineering … Continue reading

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San Diego’s green jobs grow in national report

By Mike Lee signonsandiego.com July 13, 2011 The green economy in metropolitan San Diego remains modest despite years of efforts to bolster industries that create environmental benefits, according Business leaders across the nation have been racing to develop clean-tech jobs … Continue reading

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Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters

Supplier to Nike, Adidas, Puma, H&M and Lacoste accused of discharging dangerous chemicals into Chinese water systems A Chinese conglomerate supplying Nike, Adidas, Puma and other leading brands has discharged hormone-disrupting chemicals and other toxins into the country’s major water … Continue reading

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U.S. environment agency raises concern over safety of TransCanada’s pipeline

Xinhua By Staff June 08, 2011 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a letter Tuesday raising concerns over the environmental effects of TransCanada Corp.’s plan to extend its Keystone pipeline system and asked the State Department to do more … Continue reading

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Ed Fitzpatrick: Environment goes hand in hand with economy

By Ed Fitzparick Providence Journal June 7, 2011 Photos from 12 years ago show the site strewn with construction debris and railroad ties. Across the street were vacant lots and dilapidated homes remarkable only for how many times the police … Continue reading

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