Biodiversity

Airbus Ventures Invests In Lunar Exploration Leader, ispace, inc.

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Airbus Ventures portfolio expands with its latest investment in ispace, inc., pioneering the future of commercial lunar exploration.

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  • Airbus Ventures portfolio expands with its latest investment in ispace, inc., pioneering the future of commercial lunar exploration.
  • ispaces state-of-the-art lunar lander is on schedule to launch on its first mission, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 in the second half of 20221.
  • Building on its heritage as a finalist for the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, in which the company developed a flight-ready lunar rover, ispace is now looking ahead to its first lunar landing with its Series 1 lunar lander.
  • ispace is a lunar exploration company with over 150 staff across offices in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

Peru Holds a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Its Pavilion at Dubai Expo and Wins 4 World Travel Awards

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:15pm

All this was part of the inauguration of the Peru Pavilion at the most important cultural event in the world.

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  • All this was part of the inauguration of the Peru Pavilion at the most important cultural event in the world.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211022005454/en/
    Peru inaugurated its Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai and received four awards from the Tourism Oscars.
  • Throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai, the Peru Pavilion will offer these classes given by chefs from different regions of the country.
  • The awards from this important ceremony were handed to the Commissioner General of Peru, Amora Carbajal, by the founder of the World Travel Awards, Graham Cooke, at a moving and symbolic event at the Peru Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Peru Declares Pavilion Open in Ceremony At Expo 2020 Dubai, Receives More Than 60 Thousand Visitors

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:42pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211022005234/en/
    Peru declares Pavilion open in ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai, receives more than 60 thousand visitors (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Peruvian pavilion was inaugurated by the Peru Commissioner General at the Expo, Amora Carbajal, in the presence of official representatives of different pavilions from other countries, and the international director of Expo 2020 Dubai, Adriano Konialidis.
  • The senior official added that Peru is a benchmark in both gastronomy and food security.
  • Throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai, the Peru pavilion will offer these culinary master classes with chefs from various regions of the country.
  • Structured under the concept of Timeless Peru, the pavilion of Peru showcases the best of tourism and gastronomy, as well as the finest cultural samples and products from the various regions of the country.

New York Life Investments Expands Its Dual Impact Lineup With The Launch Of Three Thematic ETFs

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

OCEN and CLNR's underlying indexes were both developed in collaboration with Candriam , a New York Life Investments company and pioneer in ESG investing and indexing.

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  • OCEN and CLNR's underlying indexes were both developed in collaboration with Candriam , a New York Life Investments company and pioneer in ESG investing and indexing.
  • "New York Life Investments' support will help Oceana's campaign teams continue to win policies that make our oceans more abundant and biodiverse.
  • Headquartered in New York City, New York Life's family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance.
  • "New York Life Investments" is both a service mark, and the common trade name, of certain investment advisors affiliated with New York Life Insurance Company.

Jane Fonda Joins Social Compassion in Legislation, Elected Officials, Environmental Protection Organizations in Call to End All Oil Drilling and Production Off the Coast of California

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:10pm

"The recent Orange County Oil Spill illustrates once again that offshore oil drilling is a bad deal for Californians," said Senator Dave Min .

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  • "The recent Orange County Oil Spill illustrates once again that offshore oil drilling is a bad deal for Californians," said Senator Dave Min .
  • That means not only a moratorium on new oil leases, but also ending all drilling performed under existing leases.
  • But sadly, our bubble has burst by this horrific and inevitable oil spill," said Judie Mancuso, founder and president of Social Compassion in Legislation .
  • Social Compassion in Legislation will continue working to shut down all offshore drilling with stakeholders and elected officials throughout the lead up to the 2022 California legislative session, which begins in January.

Personal Care Brand Native Takes Action Against Climate Change with 1% for the Planet Funding Going Towards The Chyulu Hills REDD+ Project

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:13pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Native , the better-for-you personal care company, is excited to announce its charitable funding accumulated from their pledge with 1% for the Planet will go towards The Chyulu Hills REDD+ Project (CHRP).

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Native , the better-for-you personal care company, is excited to announce its charitable funding accumulated from their pledge with 1% for the Planet will go towards The Chyulu Hills REDD+ Project (CHRP).
  • This funding will support CO2e reductions and provide economic and social co-benefits for local communities in the Chyulu Hills ecosystem in south-eastern Kenya.
  • The funding is a testament to Native's continued commitment to investing in partnerships and product innovation as a part of the brand's sustainability focus.
  • "Native has outlined specific sustainability goals that are reached through these multifaceted initiatives like our funding to CHRP and our partnership with 1% for the Planet.

Lafarge Successfully Tracks American Kestrels’ Migration at Berrymoor Pit

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Committed to promoting healthy habitats and restoring ecosystems across Canada, this year Lafarge Canada has successfully banded American kestrels, and equipped some with GPS trackers, as part of Lafarges Berrymoor biodiversity program.

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  • Committed to promoting healthy habitats and restoring ecosystems across Canada, this year Lafarge Canada has successfully banded American kestrels, and equipped some with GPS trackers, as part of Lafarges Berrymoor biodiversity program.
  • With support from the Alberta Conservation Association and STRIX Ecological Consulting, Lafarge has banded twenty small satellite transmitters on American kestrels to monitor where the birds migrate and spend their winter.
  • In addition to tracking kestrels migration, Lafarge Canada has a total of 25 nest boxes to help stimulate population for the species.
  • By implementing a successful Biodiversity Monitoring project at their Berrymoor aggregate location, Lafarge Canada has raised the bar for biodiversity and conservation.

Stora Enso sets ambitious goal of 100% regenerative solutions by 2050 and announces new 2030 sustainability targets

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:08am

Being regenerative means providing renewable and fully circular products and solutions that help reduce climate impact and support biodiversity restoration.

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  • Being regenerative means providing renewable and fully circular products and solutions that help reduce climate impact and support biodiversity restoration.
  • With this commitment Stora Enso aims to be a leading actor in driving the transformation towards a biobased circular economy.
  • Stora Enso is also committing to new 2030 targets for its key sustainability priorities: climate change, biodiversity and circularity.
  • Stora Enso also commits to an ambitious target to reduce scope 32 GHG emissions by 50% by 2030 from the 2019 base-year.

Pueblo Viejo Progresses Life-Extension Project

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00am

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  • Certain information contained or incorporated by reference in this press release, including any information as to our strategy, projects, plans, or future financial or operating performance, constitutes forward-looking statements.
  • All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements.
  • The words progress, advance, design, would, goal, potential, will, extend, continue, strategy, expand and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.
  • All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements.

Journey Foods Launches JourneyLabs & NEW Features As It Scales Its Quest to Simplify Food Innovation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

One of the first collaborators is Columbia University, who is using Journey Foods' data to 3-D print new food products.

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  • One of the first collaborators is Columbia University, who is using Journey Foods' data to 3-D print new food products.
  • In addition to the launch of JourneyLabs, the company also announced a new feature has been added to its platform.
  • About Journey Foods: Journey Foods has developed the world's leading product development platform to create a more efficient and sustainable global food system.
  • Journey Foods is headquartered in Austin, TX with additional office locations in Vancouver, BC, and Hong Kong.