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BRIT’s 2017 International Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

As the only international sustainable winegrowing award of its kind, BRIT honors wine organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the environmental, economic, and social aspects of winegrowingAs the only international sustainable winegrowing award of its kind, BRIT honors wine organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the environmental, economic, and social aspects of winegrowing

Come join the competition! The Botanical Research Institute of Texas announces that its 2017 sustainable winegrowing application is posted on its web site: http://www.brit.org/2017wineaward, and is ready for downloading by wineries wishing to compete in BRIT’s 2017 sustainable winegrowing competition.

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The Texas butterfly effect

How can scientists better understand summer monarch butterfly populations in the Midwest? Check spring weather in Texas.

This information is just one of many insights that researchers from Michigan State University gleaned from developing a new model to forecast ecological responses to climate change. The model, featured in the current issue of Global Ecology and Biogeography, focuses on estimating monarch populations in Ohio and Illinois via their migration through Texas.

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Kimberly-Clark Receives EPA National Award for Climate Leadership

Award Recipients are Top Performers and Leaders for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized Kimberly-Clark with one of only 17 Climate Leadership Awards given nationwide for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to manage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout the supply chain.

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