Monthly Archives: August 2021

Partha Dasgupta: Economy and Nature

Download PDF Good economy requires that we manage nature better The past 70 years have been a success story in many ways. We are healthier, live longer and, on average, have a higher income than our predecessors. The proportion of the world’s population in absolute poverty has fallen dramatically. As …

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BioLogiQ announces a breakthrough NuPlastiQ® BioBlend® XN for use in polypropylene nonwoven applications that provides this valuable market with improved performance and competitively priced bio-based content

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, August 31, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioLogiQ, Inc., a global innovator and manufacturer of plant-based biopolymers for use in making plastic products, announced today that it has developed a NuPlastiQ BioBlend for use with polypropylene in Spun Bond Fabric, Melt-Blown Fabric, and Fiber for Yarn Nonwoven …

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When does interest start accruing on student loans?

As soon as your college receives the loan funds, your lender will start charging interest on your loans. If you pay interest while in school, you’ll save money over the life of your loan. The government will pay interest on the direct subsidized loans until the end of your grace …

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Crowds gather outside St. Vincent to protest against mandatory vaccinations for employees

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – A crowd gathered outside Ascension St. Vincent Friday evening to protest the company’s decision to make vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory. Crowds gather outside St. Vincent to protest against mandatory vaccinations for employees(wbrk) In response to the demonstration, St. Vincent sent out the following press release: “We …

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GaDOE includes the Bulloch school district in the partnership program for economic development

Bulloch County Schools has been accepted into the State Economic Development Partnership program for 2021-2022 by the Georgia Department of Education. The partnership is a district-wide certification process that prepares school districts to adopt best practices and behaviors that support economic development, strengthen their programs, and align education with key …

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The triple balance of sustainability in the vineyard

FINGER LAKES – How do we measure the sustainability of New York’s wine and grape industry? In sustainable agriculture, performance is measured according to the “triple bottom line” framework. In addition to financial accounting, the triple bottom line framework also takes ecological and social returns into account. Last month, the …

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Ethiopia: The Importance of Conserving Biodiversity

The importance of protecting biodiversity goes beyond protecting the life of any individual wild animal or plant species. It is the diversity of life and the ecological interactions between different life forms that are most important. Diversity is important because it has a major impact on the productivity and stability …

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Rochester business owners share vaccination guidelines

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Many companies in the United States require vaccinations for their employees. KTTC asked some local Rochester companies if they were making this a rule. “That’s a tricky question. I don’t necessarily want to make such demands. You know, we’re constantly watching the pulse of the nation …

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Banks withdraw from forgiveness of PPP loans

At least three big banks have opted out of a new process to get Paycheck Protection Program loans canceled directly by the Small Business Administration, The Intercept has learned, leaving their small business clients no other recourse if the banks refuse to cancel loans or drag out the process. Bank …

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Norway Wealth Fund sends green investment signal

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund plans to link investment decisions to climate risks in the future. His original money came from oil and gas. But the Norwegian state pension fund Global is now paying more attention to the environmental impact of its investments. Norway’s savings account, commonly known as the Oil …

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5 Green Habits We Can All Memorize To Save Our Planet

With climate change, environmental degradation and increasing pollution, we must all do our part to create a healthier, greener planet. We can do this by adopting simple habits and making them part of our daily routine. These habits are not only environmentally friendly, but also economically beneficial. To be green …

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Biodiversity Jam in Honesdale and more

History of the Bald Eagle at the Ten Mile River Scout Museum NARROWSBURG, NY – The Ten Mile River Scout Museum is hosting a video presentation of the American Bald Eagle and its comeback in the Delaware River Valley on Tuesday, August 17 at 7:00 p.m. on the museum grounds. …

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POSTAL REALTY TRUST, INC. : conclusion of a material definitive agreement, operating results and financial condition, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a registrant, financial statements and supporting documents (Form 8 -K)

Article 1.01. The conclusion of an important definitive agreement. On August 9, 2021, Postal Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company”), as guarantor, Postal Realty LP (the “Operating Company”), as borrower, and certain indirect subsidiaries of the Company have entered into a credit agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) with Bank of Montreal, as …

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Fake COVID-19 vaccination cards worry college officials

SAN LUIS OBISPO, California (AP) – As a delta variant of the coronavirus In the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination so students can take personal classes. However, according to interviews with students, education and law enforcement officials, the mandatory requirement …

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Bioenergy beats biodiversity in Byron – The Echo

Byron wetlands. Photo David Lisle David Lisle B.Yron Wetlands is a vibrant bird sanctuary where the chirping of birds and the sound of insects come alive. But it’s hardly wilderness. Construction noise and the hum of traffic on Ewingsdale Road mix with the guttural honking of the great egret and …

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Eisenhower’s V-Day for vaccinations can help us today

To eliminate the dreaded disease polio in the 1950s, President Dwight Eisenhower called for a V-day, asking everyone to schedule a vaccine shot. V-day was to inspire a victory through vaccination against disease. America had won World War II, culminating with V-days in Europe and Asia. Now they could do …

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A Guide to USDA Home Loans

USDA loans are either guaranteed or funded by the US Department of Agriculture and designed to help low-income borrowers build … USDA loans are either backed or funded by the US Department of Agriculture and designed to help low-income borrowers build or purchase homes in eligible rural areas. Before applying …

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IATSE issues a membership support statement for vaccination

On Broadway, viewers must also wear masks until October 31st. (Photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images) The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees urged its members to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after the Broadway League set an industry-wide mandate last week. The Broadway League guidelines requires all occupation, Crew and …

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