World Bank to fund new environmental policy

Pakistan’s Ministry of Environment will utilise technical assistance loan from the World Bank (WB) to operationalise the new National Environmental Policy introduced with an aim to reduce environmental degradation and ensure sustainable economic growth in the country, official sources say.
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AP: Coast Guard reports oil sheen after Gulf rig explosion – News-Press

This is one other piece of evidence that demonstates the human and enviroment risks of our appetite for offshore oil,” said Susan Farady, director of the Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School …
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U.S. DOE’s SRNL and Ukraine’s IRL to collaborate on radiation ecology research – News-Medical.Net

Under a recently signed agreement, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the Ukraine’s International Radioecology Laboratory (IRL) will collaborate on …
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Earl Passes By, Little Damage Done

Hurricane Earl has been stripped of his hurricane status and is now a tropical storm, leaving very little damage in his wake.
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Workers rescued after Gulf oil rig explosion – USA Today

This is one other piece of evidence that demonstates the human and enviroment risks of our appetite for offshore oil,” said Susan Farady, director of the Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School …
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Steward, Harris, & Cultural Ecology – Associated Content

Two important anthropological theorists of the 20 th century were Julian Steward, the father of cultural ecology; and Marvin Harris, who championed the theory of cultural materialism. Both theorists were …
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Chartis Expands Environmental Insurance to Additional Industries

Chartis today announced the expansion of NextGen Protection, a suite of environmental insurance solutions developed by its Environmental Division. The additional industry segments within the …
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National Seashore announces hurricane-related closures – Abington Mariner

All Seashore beaches, parking lots and buildings will close as of 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, due to severe weather conditions expected from Hurricane Earl. Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has …
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Term Sheets for $2.4 Million Investment Received by Ecology Coatings – Azom.com

The investment will be made through the issuance of convertible preferred shares which can be converted to common stock. The collective term sheets have not been approved by Ecology’s Board of Directors, as the Board …
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Officials Assess Damage From Blast in Gulf of Mexico

The explosion touched off flurries of conflicting reports about sightings of oil slicks in the water and whether any workers had been injured in the blast.
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