Investments Ruin The Climate Balance of Digital Corporations
For corporations like Microsoft, Alphabet, or Meta, greenhouse gas emissions double when financial investments are taken into account. Many digital corporations have set themselves climate protection goals in recent years and are striving to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and achieve climate neutrality in the future. So far, however, they have usually not taken into account the effects of their financial investments.
The Deep Blue is the Largest Great White Shark Ever Caught on Camera
Great White SharkPhoto by Gerald Schömbs on Unsplash. The Deep Blue, dubbed the queen of the ocean, is the largest great white shark ever caught on camera by marine biologists and scientists. Even though this Great White was known to roam the seas since the 90s, it was not until 2013 that pictures and footage of the shark emerged.
Reports of CO2 Hitting Environmentally Critical Levels
Fewer plants around the world have impacted the planet’s ability to fight back.(Petmal/iStock) Announced yesterday, carbon dioxide levels have hit a new record. Tests in April have confirmed the levels as being higher than ever before.
The Nashville fund handing out millions of dollars to locals
"My job is to make the money and her job is to give it away—and she's doing a lot better job than I am." Dan Maddox. Dan Maddox was a well-known Nashville businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He built a vast fortune in auto financing, oil wells, and real estate. Tragically, in 1998 he and his wife Margaret died in a boating accident. Dan Maddox left an estate valued at more than $100 million when he died.
$6.5M Clean Up of Contaminated Sites in New Jersey
The EPA will award $6.5 million toward the cleanup of contaminated sites in New Jersey. Funding includes first-ever Brownfields-Specific funding under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
This Minneapolis organization is giving away millions of dollars
I have been writing a series of articles aimed at spreading positive news. These articles look at people that are doing all they can to help their community. Today I want to look at an organization that has helped countless people in Minneapolis and across Minnesota for almost 70 years.
Applications Open for Morris County Recreation Trail Grant Program
$1.8 million available for recreational trails in Morris County. All 39 municipalities in Morris County are eligible to apply. Apply today to capture some of these funds for Morristown!
University of Florida researchers grow plants in "moon dirt" for the first time ever
Have you ever wondered if plants could be grown on the moon? Several scientists at the University of Florida did, and what they discovered is pretty intriguing. Helen Field/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Saving water: Conservation tips for the summer season
(Pinal County, AZ) The hot summer months are usually a great time to splash in the pool, and cool off with sprinklers or a water hose. However, before you flip on the faucet, or fill up that pool, there are some things you need to make sure you do to ensure you preserve and conserve water resources as we head into the heavily drought-ridden time of year.
Avoid Lawn Mowing In May
Environmentalists are encouraging Americans to take a break from mowing lawns in May. The initiative has the name - No Mow May. During Spring, nature and your garden revive, become green, and need maintenance. This season means heading into garages or sheds for lawn mowers or weed whackers. Some see this as a chore. Others view it as a rite of passage as a homeowner. (source)
Fast Food Giants Face Forever Chemicals Litigation
“Forever chemicals” just doesn’t sound good. Pretty much any context one could imagine the term to be used in doesn’t end well. That’s the case with PFAS, an acronym for “per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances” - the forever chemicals in issue here.
The Wyoming billionaire giving away his fortune
What would you do if you were a billionaire? Would you spend it all, or would you give it all away?. In the case of Wyoming resident Hansjorg Wyss- you choose the second option. Wyss, who has a net worth of $5 billion, devotes most of his wealth to help others.
This Boutique Hotel Helped Remove Over 2500 lbs. of Trash from the Local Aliso Creek Channel
This post is not sponsored and does not contain any affiliate content. Go: Spend a day at the ranch at The Ranch at Laguna Beach in sunny Laguna Beach, California. Whether you choose to head out on a scenic Laguna morning hike, enjoy a post-hike breakfast burrito at The Ranch's beachfront cafe or relax at the beach, The Ranch offers something for everyone.
Governor DeSantis Announces Nearly $14 Million To Tackle Florida’s ‘Red Tide’ Algae Problem
On May 4 Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis spoke at a press conference to announce almost $14 million of state funds that are being earmarked to tackle the state's red tide problem.
Dawn Dish Soap Brings the Innovation!
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Explore Private and Public Gardens in West Cobb While Getting Advice from Master Gardeners
Learn about plants, birds, and pollinators that thrive in Georgia’s climate while touring five country gardens in West Cobb County in the 19th Annual Spring Garden Tour sponsored by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County.
NJ Plastic Bag Ban Begins May 4
These stores will no longer provide single-use plastic bags or paper bags for your groceries. Bring your own reusable bags or purchase them at the store. (Stores under 2,500 square feet may still provide paper bags.)
Residents Boo As Controversial Pocono Ordinance Passes
The Tobyhanna Township Board of Supervisors held their Regular Business Meeting today. Dozens of residents voiced concerns over a proposed amendment to ‘Country Resorts’ zoning ordinance 568. The amendment opens space/ wetland conservation districts to future commercial development.
Food packaging made of plastic or eco-friendly materials, which one is more environmentally sound?
Plastic food packagingАлекке Блажин/pexels.com. Most of us are familiar with the practice of packaging food in plastic containers. Because of this, we've concluded that eco-friendly food packaging material is the ideal solution.
Man Set Himself On Fire In Front Of The US Supreme Court To Raise Awareness About Climate Change
He had allegedly been planning this act of protest for at least a year. US Supreme Court BuildingJarek Tuszyński / CC-BY-SA-3.0 & GDFL, CC BY-SA 3.0. Wiki Commons. Wynn Bruce was a 50-year-old climate change activist and a Buddhist. And this past Earth Day, April 22, 2022, he set himself on fire in front of the US Supreme Court. Though he was airlifted and taken for treatment, Bruce died the following day.