Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Austin leaders Mayor Will Wynn and Council Member Lee Leffingwell today announced AMD's $1.5 million contribution to protect open space Central Texas. This contribution is the first half of a total commitment of $3 million AMD has pledged to protect environmentally sensitive land in the Barton Springs segment of the Edward's Aquifer and Central Texas.
In defiance of sceptics who claimed the problem was too big for them to solve, two animal charities look set to make history by ending the tradition of 'dancing' bears in India. With backing from the Indian government, International Animal Rescue (IAR) and Wildlife SOS of India (WSOS) are confident of eradicating the cruel practice in the next five years.
Tradewinds Imports is excited to announce that an exceptional variety of fine stone sinks and other products are now available directly to the consumer. Because of the depth of its product lines, Tradewinds can fully supply national and regional retailers with all their stone inventory needs without sacrificing variety or quality. However, Tradewinds' wholesale operation is now selling to the general public
Thinking outside the box is something EnviroGLAS Products principal Tim Whaley does well. Nicknamed "Scrappy" by the Dallas Business Journal, the Texas entrepreneur was granted a U.S. patent in 2003 for developing the 'method of making a terrazzo surface from recycled glass.'...Two years and several awards later This time it was the City of Dallas who asked him if he could do anything with a bunch of old toilets and commodes. The juices started flowing and soon EnviroMODE was born.
The Rainforest Alliance has launched an ambitious new project with Kraft Foods, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other partners that will help farmers in CÃ´te dâ€™Ivoire, the worldâ€™s largest producer of cocoa, meet the conservation organizationâ€™s standards for eco-friendly and socially responsible cocoa farming.
With so much interest today in green products, how does a consumer know which to buy? The new "Green Living QandA" blog is hosted by internationally-acclaimed green consumer advocate Debra Lynn Dadd, hailed "The Queen of Green" by the "New York Times". It helps consumers understand and choose the best green products from among the thousands that are now available.
In a precedent setting ruling, a federal judge found that a San Diego regional habitat conservation plan fails to protect endangered species dependent on a type of wetland that has nearly vanished from Southern California.
The government of Iceland has announced today that it will commercially hunt whales for the first time in more than two decades, contravening a moratorium established in 1986 by the International Whaling Commission (IWC). The announcement has drawn sharp criticism from the global community including the UK government, which today called on Iceland to reconsider its decision, and experts with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).