As the world cries out in outrage over the death Cecil the Lion, a lion that was world reknowned and collared protected, conservation groups are following this tragedy closely. A bill was introduced in the US Sentate. IFAW weighed in on the new bill and Senator Mendez released a statement about the act.
Little Me Tea will participate in multiple events across the country
Little Me Tea, the only organic tea + fruits + veggies juice box for kids, is teaming up with Macy’s as a drink sponsor for its Back-to-School events taking place across the country. The events will feature specials, celebrities and refreshments to make sure kids are ready to go back to school in style – and in good health.
In honor of Global Tiger Day, concerned consumers around the world called on Starbucks to earn its stripes and eliminate deforestation and exploitation from its global supply chain. Consumer advocates say that Starbucks has delayed meaningful action on palm oil to match the progress it has made in the sustainability of its coffee supply chain. In the past year, fast-food industry competitors such as Dunkin' Donuts, Krispy Kreme and McDonald's have all committed to zero-deforestation palm oil sourcing policies.
CITGO and Ocean Exploration Trust Continue to Promote STEM Education By Opening the Doors of the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus to Louisiana and Texas Schools
CITGO Petroleum Corporation welcomed four educators from CITGO refinery communities participating in the Ocean Exploration Trust's (OET) 2015 Nautilus Ambassador Program back into port on Tuesday, May 19. Selected from a competitive pool of applicants, Amanda Boudreaux, Katie Nichols, Erin Boyd and Jonathan Gain joined an esteemed crew of scientists and engineers aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus for six days at sea from May 14 to 19.
Initiative Exceeds Goal to Grow 50 Million Flowers for Forage to Provide Pollinators with Food as They Work to Feed a Growing World Population
Just 12 weeks after its launch, the Feed a Bee campaign has exceeded its goal of receiving pledges to plant 50 million flowers in 2015. Feed a Bee, a major initiative sponsored by Bayer CropScience, works with organizations and individuals to increase forage for honey bees and other pollinators, helping to provide them with the food they need to survive and thrive. Almost 200,000 people have visited www.FeedABee.com and supported the campaign by requesting a free seed packet to plant in their local community, committing to grow a bee-attractant plant or requesting to have the Feed a Bee initiative "plant on their bee-half."
Expectant divers are to take to the Florida Keys reefs hoping to witness a delicate reproductive phenomenon that occurs in the middle of the night when coral polyps release millions of gametes (eggs and sperm) in synchronized mass-spawning rituals. The unique natural event takes place around the late July, August and September full moon cycles.
"What Hurricane Are You?" Quiz Featured in Hurricane Guide for 2015
Consumers can find out if they are spontaneous and unpredictable like Hurricane Charley or confident and thorough like Hurricane Irene in the "What Hurricane Are You?" quiz. The light-hearted quiz is one of a variety of tools People's Trust Insurance is using to encourage Floridahomeowners to be better prepared for hurricane season.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently pledged to spend the next five years studying the effects of glyphosate, the most commonly used herbicide in the U.S. and the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, on 1,500 endangered species.
Besides damaging human DNA, glyphosate may have some profound impacts on wildlife.
Simon Properties and Livable Buckhead to Host Clothing and Shoe Drive During Sales Tax Holiday, July 31 and Aug. 1
Back-to-school shopping will kick into high gear during Georgia’s sales tax holidays on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, Aug. 1. Shoppers who need to make room in their closets for all those new purchases can bring their old clothing to Lenox Square, where Simon Properties and Livable Buckhead are hosting a clothing and shoe drive. Collection tents will be located on the Peachtree Rd. side of Lenox Square from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on both days.