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Johan Reinhard to receive Hillary Medal

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

Anthropologist and archaeologist Dr. Johan Reinhard has been selected to receive the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal “for remarkable service in the conservation of culture and nature in mountainous regions.”  (image)



Lakes Environmental Recognized as Top 25 Governance, Risk & Compliance Technology Providers

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

Lakes Environmental Software has received recognition by CIO Applications Magazine as one of the Top 25 Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Providers 2017 in their annual listing.  An article highlighting our cloud-based environmental compliance solutions can be found in the September GRC special issue of the CIO Applications magazine and can also be read here.(image)



Lakes Environmental - One of the 50 Most Admired Companies of 2017

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

Waterloo Ontario based Lakes Environmental Software has been recognized by The Silicon Review as one of the 50 Most Admired Companies of the year.  An article highlighting our exceptional work in the information technology and environmental industry can be found in the October special issue of The Silicon Review, a prestigious business and technology magazine.  The full article can be read here.(image)



Prairie Biotic Research Small Grants Increase in Size.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

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.(image)



Summary of the 33 Research Proposals Winning Funding in our 2017 Small Grants Program

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

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).(image)



2017 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal Winner: Ing. César A. Portocarrero Rodríguez

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

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.(image)



Ontario Passes New Waste-Free Ontario Act

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

Province Brings in Legislation to Increase Recycling, Create Jobs, Fight Climate Change(image)



NEWS AND PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY Eureka Recycling Will Process their Billionth Pound of Recyclables

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

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!(image)



YOUR NEW HOUSE CAN BE SUSTAINABLE TOO!

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

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.(image)



READING, WRITING - AND POLLUTION

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:15:04 EST

Residents in Vallejo Fight Plans for a Cement Factory Near an Elementary School(image)