Posts Categorized: Environment

New Cohort of ISEIF Grantees Announced to Engage and Educate Illinois Residents about the Smart Grid

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Today the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) announced its third cohort of grantees. The grantee organizations will educate consumers about the changes that will affect them as Illinois utilities Ameren and ComEd ramp up their smart meter deployments to nearly 1 million in 2015. Funded projects span a range of approaches to educate… Read more »

Mid-Atlantic States Release Course of Action, Convene Experts to Discuss Deep Sea Canyon Science

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The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) has recently adopted a Course of Action to consider and develop recommendations to strengthen federal protection of submarine canyon habitats.  MARCO’s recommendations to federal agencies will be based on synthesis of existing data. MARCO is working with its five member states, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and… Read more »

National Geographic team seeks Polar Grizzly Bear hybrid

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A team of researchers may have found a living hybrid Polar Bear/ Grizzly Bear.  National Geographic Expedition Team Members, Jason Matthews, Patrick Kligel and Casey Anderson have been on an expedition to the Arctic in hopes of filming a living, wild, hybrid between the two bears.  Funded by the National Geographic Society and filmed for… Read more »

Under-Ground Water Toxification–The Biggest Threat For Human Life: Cautions UN IDB-WED Observance

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Research shows that by the next 65 to 85 years, global warming could lead to a rise of up to 2 meters at sea-levels worldwide, making many of the land mass and island areas uninhabitable, especially in the Pacific region. Adjacently, on a contiguous perspective-milieu, the hydro-toxication levels of sub-surface water reserves could reach and… Read more »

SmartPower and ReNewable Now Announce Media Partnership

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SmartPower and Renewable Now today announced a strategic media partnership that will leverage the new media channels offered through ReNewableNow.Biz with the clean energy and energy efficiency expertise of SmartPower. That partnership was in evidence at ReNewable Now and SmartPower share a common mission of increasing the use of clean energy and energy efficiency… Read more »