The 2012 Top 10 New Species List

What do dive-bombing wasps and devil’s worms have in common?  On May 23rd, the International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE)  published its 5th annual list of new species discovered during the previous year. Based out of  Arizona State University, IISE’s scientists collaborate with a committee of taxonomists across the globe to describe and classify new…

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Recognizing California Businesses that Demonstrate Leadership in Product Stewardship

Submittal Deadline is Monday, June 18, 2012 8:00 AM Arrow Awards Application Introduction The California Product Stewardship Council recognizes businesses that are based in or operate in California for outstanding leadership, innovation and partnerships in product stewardship and green design. The goals of this program are to recognize the accomplishments of businesses with innovative product…

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Chinese Solar Panels Face Big Tariffs

New York Times – The United States on Thursday announced the imposition of antidumping tariffs of more than 31 percent on solar panels from China. The move by the Commerce Department is certain to infuriate Chinese officials already upset after recent bilateral frictions over China’s human rights policies and its increasingly confrontational approach toward American…

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USGCC Special Edition May 15th Newsletter

In just a few short weeks, the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners of sustainability and social innovation will descend on San Diego for the 6th Annual Sustainable Brands Conference. Growing environmental and social pressures, compounded by consumer activism worldwide, is alerting more and more businesses of the importance of joining in on the sustainability conversation…

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