Every day we throw away millions of pieces of single-use plastic. California environmental groups are pressing for a bill or ballot initiative to limit their production. Most California environmentalists want limits on the manufacture plastics. But negotiations on a bill in the legislature has unveiled a divide between groups willing
* Environment ministry, EHORECON deny awarding contracts Some discrepancies in the 2020 COVID-19 contract awards linked to the Environmental Health Officers Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) for procuring Chlorine-based chemicals with outdoor applications have necessitated a critical look. The project awarded at the peak of the pandemic to be implemented in
Years after Nancy Lublin founded Crisis Text Line in 2013, she approached the board with an opportunity: What if they converted the nonprofit’s trove of user data and insights into an empathy-based corporate training program? The business strategy could leverage Crisis Text Line’s impressive data collection and analysis, along with
New York Jewish Week via JTA — Is the social work school at Hunter College coddling antisemitism, or is it part of an institution that’s deeply committed to protecting Jews from prejudice? That question has come to the fore after a pro-Israel organization filed a federal complaint alleging a “pervasively
This month, two right whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence were found entangled in fishing gear. One, a female, was first spotted entangled off Cape Cod last year, but rescuers were not able to fully free her; the other, a male, is believed to have become entangled in the
Environmental advocates in Nova Scotia are giving mixed reviews to the newly tabled provincial budget, which includes investments in both green programming and the fossil fuel industry. Presented in the legislature on Thursday, the document includes more than $80 million in spending commitments on new and continuing climate-friendly initiatives, spread
Courtesy of Supermarket News/THE REVIEWAs of Jan. 1, distributors are no longer able to offer single use plastic bags for carry out due to the new rule. BY SEAN SMITH Contributing Reporter Waiting in line at the grocery store can really test the patience of some, especially during a pandemic.