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Zimbabwe: Pfumvudza’s success strengthens grain market

The success of the previous crop year has been laid bare as evidenced by the saturation of key food grains, which are usually out of stock at this time of year. President Mnangagwa’s administration introduced transformative measures in the agricultural sector anchored in achieving food security in the country and a return to self-sufficiency. They […]

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Covid-19, Omicron and vaccines: live updates

Children wait to receive their vaccine in Albuquerque in November.Credit…Paul Ratje for The New York Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released two studies Thursday that highlighted the importance of immunizing children against the coronavirus. A study found that serious problems in children aged 5 to 11 who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were […]

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Job Screening Resources (ESR) Reflect on Achievements in 2021

Written by Thomas Ahearn, editor-in-chief of the ESR News blog Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – a service offering from ClearStar, a leading provider of Human Capital Integrityâ„  technology-based services – takes the time to reflect on the company’s accomplishments in 2021. Here are some of the these achievements, most recent in 2021 at the start […]

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Global Site Remediation Consulting Services Market Report 2022

The main players in the site remediation consulting services market are Tetra Tech Inc., Environmental Resources Management, AECOM, CH2M Hill, Arcadis, Clean Harbors and Veolia Environmental Services. New York, December 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Site Remediation Consulting Services Global Market Report 2022” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06193720/?utm_source=GNW The global site […]

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Column: 2021 Highlights from Your Water and Sewer District | South Lake Tahoe

By John Thiel, Managing Director of STPUD SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif .– Not being outdone by 2020, 2021 fires delivered,evacuations, no more COVIDs, big winter storms and power outages. And once again our tough little mountain town came together to overcome and keep going. The South Tahoe Public Utility District was proud to play an […]

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National Coffee Association finalizes list of featured speakers for March virtual conference

For its virtual conference in March, the United States National Coffee Association Inc. aligns speakers who are handpicked to inform and inspire. From artists to economists, NCA speakers are selected for their unique perspectives and compelling stories, according to the association. Jeff Henderson: Tuesday, March 8, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Author, Celebrity Chef and […]

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When Money Is Tight These 7 Resources Will Help Almost Anyone

When you log into your bank account, what does your savings look like? Probably not as good as you would like. It always seems like an uphill battle to build (and keep) a decent amount of savings. But what if your car breaks down or you have a sudden medical bill? We don’t judge – […]

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Contamination of the environment with antibiotics from use in livestock is a global problem – review

Common antibiotics used in veterinary medicine are excreted and can eventually contaminate water and soil. Provided by Frohe Weihnachten Environmental contamination by antibiotics, fueled by industrial-scale use in animal production in some countries, is a global problem that must be addressed, according to the authors of a recently published review. The global challenge is to […]

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State Completes Purchase of Popular Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) has finalized the purchase of 772 acres of unspoiled forest land along the Flathead River near Columbia Falls, which the state will now manage as critical habitat for fish and wildlife , protecting a range of species and preventing development along the scenic river corridor while allowing public access. […]

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League cuts quarantine to six days for vaccinated players and coaches: ESPN

The NBA logo is displayed as people walk past the NBA Store in New York, the United States on October 7, 2019. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register now Dec. 27 (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association (NBA) shortened the quarantine period for vaccinated players and coaches […]

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Local guide shares tips and resources on Live Green – Monday Magazine

From summer heat dome and forest fires to recent flooding, the effects of climate change have become more apparent. Going forward, these effects are expected to impact virtually every aspect of life here on Vancouver Island and beyond, from food production and transportation to insurance costs. Yet there are things we can all do to […]

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Why condos shouldn’t be built on the AstraZeneca site in Richmond

Regarding “Sea level poses threat to toxic sites” (Bay Area, December 7): As the article makes clear, impending sea level rise threatens the health and well-being of people. Bay Area communities. Projecting these threats involves uncertainties and likely underestimates the risks, as research, including our ‘Toxic Tides’ report, focuses on surface flooding and does not […]

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The timing aligns perfectly with the proposed retention obligation | Editorials

Sometimes the timing is right. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, candidate for re-election next year, is looking for an iconic achievement to polish her campaign resume. Meanwhile, conservation, environment and preservation groups have searched for years for a way to pay for a variety of programs and projects that have languished with little to no funding […]

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Hockey community reacts to yet another cancellation of IIHF Women’s World Championship

The headquarters of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is pictured on February 27, 2009 in … [+] Zurich. The 73rd Ice Hockey World Championships will take place from April 24 to May 10, 2009 in Zurich and Bern, Switzerland. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP via Getty […]

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China launches new high-resolution camera satellite to find resources: The Tribune India

Beijing, December 26 China on Sunday launched a new satellite with a camera capable of taking photos of the ground with a resolution of five meters, the National Space Administration of China (CNSA) said. The satellite, called “Ziyuan-1 02E” or “five-meter 02 optical satellite”, was launched by a Long March-4C rocket from the Taiyuan satellite […]

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Minnesota’s cleaned lakes and rivers show a way forward

LeMay Lake was doomed. Harmful levels of nutrients have leaked into the small, shallow lake for decades, swept away by stormwater draining from highways, homes, and sidewalks built over the past century. In 2014, to everyone’s surprise, nutrient pollution forced the state to add LeMay in the town of Eagan to its dastardly list of […]

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Marin IJ Readers Forum for December 26, 2021 – Marin Independent Journal

With Mother Nature, we must take human nature into account Reading the headline for the December 19 edition of Marin IJ, “Above Average Tanks,” I looked further and saw that water officials were considering removing the restrictions. It reminded me of a study I conducted in 1978 for the National Science Foundation to find out […]

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Need for campus mental health services grows but resources remain limited – CU-CitizenAccess.org

Despite a growing need for community mental health services, the director of the University of Illinois Counseling Center says resources remain underfunded and understaffed. “I think mental health services are everywhere underfunded,” said Center director Carla McCowan. “How many staff do you need before responding to requests?” What is this ideal place? No one knows, […]

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Scientists find water in the Grand Canyon of Mars

This is the massive Valles Marineris canyon system on Mars as seen by ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter. It is approximately 10 times longer and 5 times deeper than our terrestrial Grand Canyon. The European-Russian orbiter Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) has found traces of water at the bottom of Valles Marineris. The water in the Grand […]

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Winter Springs man’s personal plan to save water sparks legislative action – WFTV

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla .– A man in Winter Springs says he bought a tool to help him save water and control irrigation on his lawn, but ended up starting a two-year research project. >>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE Art Gallo says what he saw as an impulse buy turned into a mission to […]

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Belarus labels local service of extremist US broadcaster | World news

By YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Belarusian authorities called the local service of the US-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty an extremist and launched a criminal investigation against one of its journalists on Thursday. It was the latest stage in a multi-fronted crackdown that lasted for months on the country’s […]

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The Department of Education removed LGBTQ resources from the website; Nikki Fried fills the information gap

Following the removal of anti-bullying resources from the Florida Department of Education website, including information regarding LGBTQ students, the Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki fried rather provides that information. In a press release on Tuesday, Fried announced a collection of LGBTQ resources hosted on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website. “Improving the health, […]

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Batteries from old Gaza batteries pose health and environmental risk

THE CITY OF GAZA – Virtually every household in the Gaza Strip depends on batteries to run their homes, following years of chronic power outages. These batteries, powering everything from lights to Internet routers to solar panels, have helped alleviate a crisis. But they cause another as huge mounds of old and used batteries pile […]

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Sacramento, Calif. Receives $ 81 million WIFIA loan

Yesterday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an $ 81 million loan under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) to the Sacramento County Water Agency in northern California. The funded project will modernize water infrastructure to support a more reliable and climate-resilient water supply. “The Sacramento County Water Agency project is […]

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Cautious welcome to Indonesia’s “green port” initiative to clean up maritime transport

Indonesia is launching a program to make the country’s ports more environmentally friendly with the aim of reducing carbon emissions and protecting the marine ecosystem. The so-called green port initiative will encourage greater use of clean energy and boost environmental protection, a senior official said. Some maritime observers have welcomed the initiative, saying it is […]

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New limits on the grass, the coolers of the swamps: “We live in a desert. We should act like this’

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Changes are planned for the future of water use in the Las Vegas Valley. The board of directors of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) today passed two resolutions aimed at reducing water use. First, a limitation on turf, and second, restrictions on the installation of evaporative cooling systems – also […]

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FIFA refuses to back down on World Cup biennial plan, pledging £ 3.3bn in extra revenue

FIFA has refused to back down on its biennial World Cup plan and has pledged the additional tournaments will generate an additional £ 3.3bn in revenue every four years. But Gianni Infantino, the chairman of the world’s soccer governing body, declined to say whether he would force the issue by putting the controversial proposal to […]

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Lansdowne Oil & Gas shares rise on Barryroe’s announcement from Providence Resources

By Anthony O. Goriainoff Lansdowne Oil & Gas PLC shares rose on Monday after it said Providence Resources PLC recognized that an appraisal well was the next vital step in moving the Barryroe offshore field forward. Shares at 09:19 GMT were up 0.05 pence, or 11%, to 0.53 pence. The London-listed oil and gas company […]

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University unveils catalog of microbial genes

[Photo/IC] A team from Fudan University in Shanghai launched the world’s most comprehensive catalog of microbial genes – a database of 303 million unigens that will help researchers better understand the relationship between microorganisms and health human. A unigen is a DNA sequence representative of gene sequences that originate from the same microbial species. A […]

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National City Postpones Groundbreaking for Paradise Creek Expansion Project

National City has postponed the grand opening of the long-awaited Paradise Creek Park extension project for at least a month due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, officials said on Tuesday. A ceremony was slated for Sept. 17, but could take place in early November, chief executive Brad Raulston said. The expansion project includes the transformation […]

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Tennessee Waterways stocked with cutthroat trout by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Morristown, Tennessee – For the first time since the 1960s, cutthroat trout are stocked in Tennessee waterways to provide anglers with the opportunity to catch a different species of trout in a few places. As of Wednesday afternoon, 2,550 cutthroat trout were released into the upper portion of Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir on the Holston […]

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Regenerative agriculture pays off | News, Sports, Jobs

Lapa’au Farm owner Michael Marchand harvests produce from his Olinda farm. – HAWAII FARMERS UNION UNITED photo Running diverse and regenerative farms takes a lot of hard work and dedication, but local farmers and ranchers find contributing to Maui’s future sustainable food systems and building a healthy, collaborative community makes any challenge worthwhile. During the […]

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Historic Travis Building Gets Sustainable $ 5 Million Upgrade

Downtown San Antonio is about to become a little more sustainable. The Travis Building, a historic former office space on St. Mary’s Street, is slated for $ 5 million in sustainability renovations funded by the Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy program. The statewide funding program, called TX-PACE for short, will help convert the 10-story mixed-use […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Sergeant’s Charity Association announce tentative contract deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a tentative agreement with the Sergeant’s Benevolent Association. Under the deal, approximately 4,700 NYPD sergeants will receive salary increases consistent with the uniformed model. Become a Harlem Insider – Register for our Weekly Newsletter! “NYPD sergeants work alongside communities to keep our city safe every day,” said Mayor Bill […]

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Brown promoted to director of human resources | News

LENOIR – County Director Donald Duncan recently selected Beth Brown, Deputy Director of Human Resources, to take on the role of Director of Human Resources following the promotion of Jimmy Harrison to Deputy County Director. “I am grateful, honored and touched to be the new Caldwell County HR Director,” said Brown. “I have enjoyed my […]

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Soil health, micronutrients and macronutrients. (Part 2) – Ohio Ag Net

By Dusty Sonnenberg, CCA, Ohio Field Leader, An Ohio Soybean Council and Soybean Control Project. Macronutrients can impact micronutrients. Carbon is a key macronutrient. “Carbon is probably the most limiting element in our soils,” Hoorman said. “It takes 100 pounds of carbon every day to produce a corn crop of 200 bushels per acre. This […]

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Natural Resources Conservation Service invests more money in its WaterSMART initiative to build resilience to drought

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) WaterSMART Initiative has partnered with the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) WaterSMART Initiative for about 10 years to help farmers and herders conserve water and build resilience to drought. The NRCS recently invested $ 21 million in the partnership to increase the effectiveness of the program in Wyoming. “Through the […]

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Simmons Bank Announces ‘Game-Changing’ Support for Female Student Athletes Through Multi-University Sponsorship of Women’s Track and Field

History links PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Simmons Bank today announced unprecedented support for female student-athletes through a multi-varsity initiative whereby she will be the main sponsor of women’s athletics at Arkansas State University, Oklahoma State University, SMU, TCU, University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Central Arkansas, University of […]

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Storm Resources Ltd. Announces Securityholder and Court Approval of Proposed Transaction with Canadian Natural Resources Limited

CALGARY, AB, December 15, 2021 / CNW / – Storm Resources Ltd. (“Storm“or the”Society“) (TSX: SRX) is pleased to announce that at a special meeting held today (the”Meeting“), its shareholders and option holders voted in favor of the previously announced transaction (the” Transaction “) with Canadian Natural Resources Limited (“Buyer“). The Company also announces the […]

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WACF Achieves Distinguished National Water Quality Designation

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:52 PM SYRACUSE – The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation (WACF) announced that the landmark Wawasee Inlets (WINS) Nutrient Study has helped achieve National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) designation for the Wawasee Inlets Watershed. Wawasee, making it a priority watershed for additional federal funding. This USDA’s first program focuses on partnerships between […]

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Legal threat hangs over ECan’s Hidden River report

Environment A regional council will be warned if it does not respect a water conservation order to which it could be forced. David Williams reports. An environmental organization is set to threaten legal action over a leaked report suggesting the Canterbury Regional Council is not monitoring or properly enforcing legal rules on the Rakaia River. […]

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The Gambia to host the 4th edition of the International AGM of the Tambedou Kunda Family Association

The Gambia will host this year the 4th edition of the International Annual General Assembly of the Tambedou Kunda Family Association with more than 250 members from Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Bissau and Gambia with the expected diaspora. The meeting will be held in Bijilo, from December 23 to 26, 2021, under the auspices of the […]

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The Discovery House Offers Fentanyl Salvage Resources

Reseda, Dec. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Discovery House, based in Reseda, Calif., Is helping its effective community-based fentanyl addiction recovery programs. The Discovery House offers substance abuse treatment programs for those struggling with fentanyl addiction, and their team uses their expertise and evidence-based practices to deal with even the difficult process of drug rehab […]

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Evacuation orders in place in Inland Empire neighborhoods – NBC Los Angeles

Evacuation orders were in place Tuesday morning for several places in the Inland Empire, where heavy rains were expected to fall on several scars from burns from forest fires, creating a risk of debris flows and mudslides. As the wind began to pick up and the rain began to shift, the San Bernardino County Fire […]

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Summer renovations upgrade Ella White Elementary School | News, Sports, Jobs

News photo by Barbara Woodham Principal Thomas Berriman and students playing a play for the council. ALPENA – After a busy summer of renovations, the Alpena Public Schools School Board held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate upgrades at Ella White Elementary School. APS Superintendent Dave Rabbideau delivered a speech in the new […]

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Pershing Resources Appoints Harvey McKenzie to Board of Directors

RENO, NV / ACCESSWIRE / December 13, 2021 / Pershing Resources Company, Inc., (“Pershing Resources” or the “Company”), (OTC PINK: PSGR), today announced that Harvey McKenzie, CPA-CA, will join its Board of Directors effective January 1st from 2022. Mr. McKenzie will join the board of directors of Pershing Resources as an independent director of the […]

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Soil conservation motivates Maryland winner Leopold

Persistence Creek Farm in Faulkner, Md., Was chosen as the first recipient of the Maryland Leopold Conservation Award. Kevin and Lauren Warring’s Farm is a grain, seafood and lumber business in Charles County. They received the $ 10,000 award at the recent Maryland Farm Bureau annual convention in Cambridge. Awarded in honor of renowned conservationist […]

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Why California has taken a huge stance against food waste

Once the household food waste is collected at the residence that generated it, the municipalities are then required to recover this waste and transform it into compost or create biogas with it, depending on The Guardian. What each city or town does with its organic waste depends entirely on what steps it has been able […]

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UNK Junior Grace McDonald Receives Nebraska Broadcasters Association Best Scholarship | Local news

UNK junior Grace McDonald hosts the show “Antelope News” during production Thursday afternoon. Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications By TYLER ELLYSON, UNK Communications KEARNEY – The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation (NBAF) awards its highest scholarship at the University of Nebraska to Kearney junior Grace McDonald. A native of Rockville, McDonald was awarded the Marty Riemenschneider Fellowship […]

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First Responders Deserve Better Mental Health Resources – The Ticker

On a daily basis, first responders like police, firefighters and emergency medical workers see some of the most traumatic events life has to offer. They are the first people on the scene in an emergency and they are constantly at risk, yet their sanity has been underestimated. Although physical health is important to maintain, it […]

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Hamilton government plans to buy Chem-Dyne Superfund site

HAMILTON, Ohio – Hamilton officials are considering purchasing parts of the former Chem-Dyne Superfund site, an area of ​​land so notorious for pollution that it made national headlines and was a notable case for the cleaning the environment. Besides pollution, this also worried the townspeople in the 1970s, as fires were occurring there. Chem-Dyne was […]

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Federal Money to Help Repair Texas’ Aging Water Infrastructure, Secure Healthy Watersheds |

AUSTIN – President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law has the potential to advance Texas watershed projects that had previously been postponed, state water officials have said. Biden enacted the more than $ 1,000 billion spending plan on November 15. In it, $ 4.5 billion is earmarked for the restoration of watersheds nationwide, including $ 2.4 […]

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Cyprus and India strengthen their investment relations

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Advocates recommend bringing mental health resources to schools as 2021 sees rise in teen suicides

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – This week, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy posted a public health notice facing a “youth mental health crisis” after the national average for suicide attempts jumped this year. The report delivered on Tuesday attributed the increase to isolation from friends and family, economic instability and a pervasive sense of fear. The […]

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Heitman appointed agronomy researcher 2021 | Crop and Soil Sciences

Josh Heitman, professor of soil physics and hydrology at NC State Crop and Soil Sciences, was named American Society of Agronomy Fellow in 2021. The awards are presented to members of the Society to recognize outstanding contributions to agricultural science through education, service and research. Deanna Osmond, State Professor of Soil Fertility and Watershed Management, […]

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Paducah School Board Approves $ 10.6 Million Energy Saving Project | News

The Paducah Independent School District Board has approved an energy conservation project proposal from Ascendant Facility Partners, a company that provides full-service energy and infrastructure solutions and is based in Paducah. This action took place Thursday during a special meeting at the Paducah Innovation Hub. The project will involve several schools in the city and […]

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ICYMI: Rubio joins the special report – Press releases

Washington DC – US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined Special report to discuss the Beijing Olympics, the anniversary of China’s membership in the World Trade Organization, the awakening of business, the weakness of the Biden administration and its relationship to the former President Trump. See below for the highlights and watch the video here. On […]

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Florida will start feeding its hungry manatees

Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui (Getty Images) Florida environmental officials have resorted to food West Indian manatees as a last resort effort to potentially prevent hundreds of them from starvation to death. The raison the gentle marine mammals starve first, although, is partly the work of man, the result of pollution of waterways and climate change […]

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Irish Rugby | World Rugby dream team pays tribute to Furlong

Dream Team of the Year World Rugby Men 15s, in association with Capgemini Players from seven nations – Australia, England, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland and South Africa – were selected to the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards jury with the four nominees for 15-year-old male player of the year included. The selected […]

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MDU Resources Teen of the Week: Senior Hebron Takes on Being a Busy Student-Athlete | Local News for Bismarck-Mandan, North Dakota

Jaiden Krizan, senior at Hebron High School, said when it comes to his small town school, he likes to get involved as much as he can. One of the ways he enjoys engaging with his peers is through being on the student council. He acts as secretary and was previously the president. “I like to […]

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This kitchen appliance will efficiently turn all your food waste into nutrient-rich soil fertilizer

In a way, the Reencle is the most ideal example of a circular economy… because you are technically using food to produce more food. Designed to efficiently compost and break down food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer, the Reencle is a compact, quiet and odorless kitchen appliance that uses your food waste to good effect; although […]

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Our service area is growing

Mount Shasta, California. For more than 17 years, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy has successfully supported efforts to improve the environmental, economic and social well-being of the Sierra Nevada region. Starting next year, the state agency will add nearly two million more acres to its service area, including northern California’s forests and vital water sources, such […]

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Addressing the challenges of children deprived of parental care in conflict situations – world

UNSC Formula Arria Meeting: Addressing the Challenges of Children Without Parental Care in Conflict Situations. Briefing by ICRC protection officer Christian Cardon Excellencies, Colleagues, Mr. Chairman, thank you for drawing attention to this matter and for inviting the ICRC to make a presentation today. I will first highlight some of the main challenges we see, […]

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University Water Council promotes water resources coordination and collaboration via virtual network – The Minnesota Daily

Experts are collaborating across Minnesota to combine water research. With the nickname “The Land of 10,000 Lakes,” it’s no surprise that water is one of Minnesota’s most important natural resources. In 2016, former University Vice President for Research Brian Herman formed the Water Council to bring together researchers and water resource specialists across the university […]

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A new faculty of chemical engineering to explore sustainable fuels and pollution control

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Two new faculty members will join the Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering. Gina Noh and Ezra Clark will begin in their new roles on January 1, 2022. Noh is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in Switzerland. At Penn State, Noh will focus […]

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How much more waste do we produce at this time of year?

MUST SEE: Gigantic Christmas light display takes shape in Pittsville MUST SEE: Gigantic Christmas light display takes shape in Pittsville Salisbury Daily With the holidays quickly approaching, donation season can turn into garbage season with the amount of garbage produced this time of year. Jennifer Albero, Wicomico County Solid Waste Recycling Coordinator, knows full well […]

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Protecting Children Requires Appropriate Resources | Letters

While services intended to protect Arthur Labinjo-Hughes were involved with the family, we do not yet know what could have been done differently to prevent his death; it is the object of a learning assessment. I do not condone bad practices; we need to recognize it and fix it. However, we have to appreciate the […]

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The electoral file for the 2022 elections will open on Monday | Govt. and politics

Nominations for the 2022 election open Monday at noon with seats at the federal, state and local levels up for grabs. Between Monday and noon on December 17, candidates will be able to put their name on the ballot in races ranging from the United States Senate to the sheriff and the Catawba County district […]

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HOME: Wintering to save water | Immovable

Santa Fe’s irrigation season officially ended in November. Even though the gardening months are behind us, water conservation needs to be a year-round endeavor for residents and businesses. There are a lot of things we can do to help save water and energy during the winter, and it all starts with preparing our homes and […]

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International arrivals in UK will have to pass a Covid test before departure | Coronavirus

All international arrivals to the UK will need to pass a Covid-19 test before departure to tackle the new Omicron variant, the Health Secretary said. Sajid Javid said tougher requirements would go into effect from 4 a.m. on Tuesday, December 7. Travelers will need to show proof of negative lateral flow or PCR testing to […]

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New Role for Cole: Retired Judge Joins Wildlife Commission | Local news

HERTFORD – Retired Superior Court Judge JC Cole was sworn in as a member of the North Carolina Wildlife Commission in the courtroom that now bears his name. Cole, who was based in Hertford but frequently presided over Pitt and other counties in the region, was sworn in by Superior Court Judge Eula Reid in […]

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Climate-smart soil based on science and technology, water management project to be implemented in Maguindanao – Manila newsletter

New / national / Climate-smart soil based on science and technology, water management project to be implemented in Maguindanao Climate-smart soil based on science and technology, water management project to be implemented in Maguindanao The Philippine Council for Agricultural, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) and […]

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Two new wells to provide drinking water to Hoosick Falls

HOOSICK FALLS, NY (NEWS10) – Two test wells south of Hoosick Falls will serve as a new source of water for the village after years of testing, bottled water and home filtration systems. In addition, an existing village well will remain in service, according to the plan published by the New York State Department of […]

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Global Campus Chancellor appointed President-Elect of UPCEA Board of Directors – WSU Insider

Washington State University Campus World Chancellor Dave Cillay has been appointed by UPCEA as president-elect of the organization’s board of directors. UPCEA is a Washington, DC-based association of college and university leaders in professional, continuing, and online education. Cillay has served on the organization’s board of directors for three years and was selected as secretary […]

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Pitt Center Provides Resources for Police Accountability

With the hyper fragmentation of Allegheny County – containing 130 municipalities and 108 police departments – Pitt’s Center for Analytical Approaches to Social Innovation has created a resource to bring together and consolidate police information in one place. CAASI studies a variety of social issues – such as systemic racism, the wage gap, and inmate […]

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Community Supported Agriculture at Good Rain Farm in Gresham

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Getting fresh food near your home is more popular these days thanks to a subscription program called Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). A local farmer who participates in the CSA program, Michelle Week of Good Rain Farm in Gresham, showed KOIN 6 News how CSAs are also connecting more people to neighboring […]

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Nominations begin Monday for the 2022 elections; See which races will be on your ballot

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Candidates who want to run for most local, state, federal or judicial office in 2022 can file for office from Monday December 6 to Friday December 17 at noon. At the county level, races that include the county commissioner, school board, sheriff and court clerk will be on the ballots in […]

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WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng concerns

Dec. 1 (Reuters) – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China over concerns over the welfare of former world number one doubles Peng Shuai and the safety of others players. The US-based tour’s decision to pull out of one of its biggest markets has been applauded […]

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New wave of hospitalizations for COVID-19 straining Indiana’s healthcare resources | Health care

According to the Indiana Department of Health, only 44 of 240 intensive care unit beds in Northwest Indiana hospitals were unoccupied as of Monday. In the meantime, medical groups are urging Hoosiers who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine to do so immediately to protect themselves against infection, hospitalization and death from the coronavirus. […]

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St. George City Council approves zone change and hillside development permit for hotel on Blackridge Drive – St George News

ST. GEORGE – At first glance, the land at the northwest corner of Blackridge Drive and 250 West in St. George doesn’t look like much. The red floor is strewn with boulders and abandoned sofas, recliners and an oven, among other trash. The land at the northwest corner of Blackridge Drive and 250 West, St. […]

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Terrawatch: What the world can learn from the sinking of the Chinese city | Science

Fproblems and sinkholes are the norm in China’s Shanxi Province. Intensive agriculture combined with heavy charcoal production put enormous pressure on water resources and dried up the land, leaving Taiyuan City, with a population of 5 million, and its surroundings suffering from high rates of highest sag in the world. Pipelines, roads, bridges and railroads […]