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There is an video talks about the history of Earth Day. 
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Each year, Earth Day -- April 22 -- marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of hippie and flower-child culture in the United States, 1970 brought the death of Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles album, and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Br...
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Earth Protect, Inc. and Ruby Canyon Engineering, Inc. are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Sustainability Teaming Agreement, which enables the companies to offer a broader suite of sustainability services to their clients. The companies are headquartered in Colorado and assist clien...
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Apps… whether for you mobile device or desktop, they can be fun – or LIFESAVING. We’ve shared plenty of information of free safety apps in the past, but these are particularly useful Disaster related programs: Many Apps and tools were shared at the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and ...
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Fresh off their legislative victory against the Keystone XL pipeline, Democratic senators are pushing a bill that would tax carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels that would rise every year. Democratic Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Brian Schatz of Hawaii first introduced the Amer...
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Ruby Canyon Engineering and Earth Protect have entered into a Sustainability Teaming Agreement for the purpose of providing expanded climate change and sustainability management, engineering, and communication technology consulting services to government agencies, businesses, and non-profit entities...
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In case you haven’t noticed by the thousands of pumpkin flavored foods now available (some being rather questionable), we’ve officially entered Fall. If you’re like me, this colorful season of apple crisp and crunchy leaves is home to your favorite holiday: Halloween! However excited we are to ...
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Studies show that exposure to light after dusk is quite literally unnatural, and may be detrimental to health. Do we need 24/7 garages, supermarkets and TV – or should the city that never sleeps be put to bed? Astronomer Dr Jason Pun of the Hong Kong University department of physics has been studyi...
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(October 1, 2014) Denver, CO—Earth Protect is now partnered with Shark Stewards, increasing the mission impact for both Earth Protect and Shark Stewards as more people can be educated on this endangered and threatened species which is vital to our oceans health. Shark Stewards is at the forefront o...
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The future is STEM. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are quite clearly some of the fastest-growing job categories around. That’s according to a recent U.S. Dept. of Commerce report that showed STEM jobs growing at nearly 8 percent over the past decade. That’s about three times as fas...
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Earth Protect welcomes Jorge Ramos as a Post-graduate Fellow. Jorge is a recent graduate of Millersville University in Communications. He plans to pursue a career involving TV and film. He enjoys the fast paced nature of shooting and editing video. Also he likes meeting new people with diverse backg...
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A new analysis suggests the planet can produce much more land-plant biomass – the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts – than previously thought.   The study, reported in Environmental Science and Technology, recalculates thetheoretical...
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Evolution of the first burrowing animals may have played a major role in stabilizing the Earth's oxygen reservoir, according to a new study in Nature Geoscience.   Around 540 million years ago, the first burrowing animals evolved. When these worms began to mix up the ocean floor's sedime...
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A unprecedented lightning storm recently hit Venice Beach, killing one and injuring at least 13 others. Unusual weather events like this could be evidence of our impact on the planet, and are not to be taken lightly. The person killed was only 20 years old, swimming in the water with no forewarning....
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 To reduce fire hazard in the United States, wildland managers often utilize the silvicultural practice of mechanically cutting woody shrubs and suppressed trees (ladder fuels). These cuttings and other post-logging debris are then burned during periods of low fire danger in order to dispose of...
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Long term exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide damages bees' ability to forage for pollen – and may be changing their choices of which flowers to visit – according to new research published today. The research, conducted at Royal Holloway University of London, monitored bee activity using Rad...
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Apple released its full 2014 Environmental Responsibility report this afternoon with new climate change data and information on the company’s promise to reduce its carbon footprint. The new report highlights some of the good decisions Apple made to reduce its environmental impact in 2013, by doing ...
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Independence Day is one of block parties, barbecues, icy cold drinks, sparklers, noisemakers, fireworks, and therefore, a ton of trash. Here are a couple things to keep in mind before, during, and after your July 4th fun: 1. If you are going out in the wilderness, to a parade, or off to the beach, ...
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Oil company Soco International is suspending all operations in Virunga World Heritage Site - Africa's oldest national park. It has also committed to keep out of all other UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Virunga World Heritage Site is safe from oil drilling - for now. London based oil company SOCO Int...
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The newly released Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about: > expansion of supporting policies in developing economies> additions to electricity generating capacity> progress...
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