Monthly Archives: October 2021

Banks accused of “redlining” in a rush to settle

A group of seasoned bankers and private equity investors in Texas spotted an opportunity as the economy collapsed ten years ago. They raised $ 1 billion, bought shackled lenders, and called their new bank Cadence. But in 2017, its 13 branches across Houston were only in predominantly white neighborhoods, according …

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Ministry strives for more biodiversity

The aerial photo taken on August 23, 2021 shows the landscape of Saihanba Forest Farm in northern China’s Hebei Province. [Photo/Xinhua] The Ministry of Natural Resources has endeavored to create a beautiful natural environment with biodiversity to improve people’s happiness in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects. Lu …

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MERSANA THERAPEUTICS, INC. : entering into a material definitive agreement, terminating a material definitive agreement, creating a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a holder (Form 8-K)

Article 1.01. The conclusion of an important definitive agreement. Loan and Security Agreement At October 29, 2021 (the “Closing Date”), Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) has entered into a loan and guarantee agreement (the “Loan Agreement”) by and between the Company, Oxford Finance LLC, in its capacity as guarantee agent …

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STEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP: conclusion of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a holder, financial statements and supporting documents (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01 Conclusion of a Material Definitive Agreement Information included or incorporated by reference in Section 2.03 of this current report on Form 8-K (this “Report”) is incorporated by reference in Section 1.01 of this report. Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet …

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Hungary requires COVID-19 vaccinations in government institutions

Healthcare worker Adrienne Kertesz receives nationwide first injection of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Del-Pest Central Hospital while the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Budapest, Hungary, December 26, 2020 Szilard Koszticsak / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo BUDAPEST, October 28 (Reuters) – Hungary’s government will require employees in government …

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Plush Purpose – Inventors Digest

German transplant company makes cuddly toys from recycled plastic “You sit down in a restaurant and someone introduces you to a plastic cup. What’s happening? The sea is right there. “ – Malte Niebelschütz BY JEREMY LOSAW Malte Niebelschütz quit his company job in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2010 and moved …

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GENERATION INCOME PROPERTIES, INC. : entering into a material definitive agreement, creating a direct financial obligation or obligation under a registrant’s off-balance sheet arrangement, disclosure of FD settlement, financial statements and supporting documents (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01 Conclusion of a Material Definitive Agreement At October 26, 2021, Generation Income Properties LP (the “operating company”), the operating company of Generation Income Properties, Inc. (the “Company”), has entered into a letter of engagement with American Momentum Bank (the “Lender”) for a $ 25 million the principal credit …

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Why decarbonising energy systems should be a priority

New research by experts at Wharton and elsewhere contradicts the traditional view of politicians that economic growth is the inevitable victim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Economic growth can be achieved together with emission reductions if politics integrates “mediator mechanisms”, they argued in a paper based on their results. Under …

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The legislature differs with the Aussie Open vaccinations

BRISBANE The back-and-forth debate about unvaccinated tennis players being allowed to compete in the Australian Open in January intensified on Wednesday as the prime minister and a state political leader exchanged shots for difference points. Prime Minister Scott Morrison restarted the rally when he announced in television interviews that unvaccinated …

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ASEAN must lead the way in conserving biodiversity

The combined effects of Covid-19 and climate change have revealed profound vulnerabilities in Southeast Asia. In ASEAN member states, the pandemic turned hospitals into morgues, while natural disasters turned coastal communities into eroded mud flats. To improve regional resilience and promote sustainable growth, the post-Covid recovery needs to focus not …

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The deep sea pays the price for climate change

The deep sea is in trouble and climate change is to blame. Although physically distant from many of the world’s pollutants, the deepest parts of the oceans are hardest hit. The guard reported that the deep oceans could cope with climate change seven times faster than the rest of the …

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Biodiversity is the key to a healthy reef up to a point!

Researchers from Georgia Tech University have found that a certain level of biodiversity is the key to a healthy and successful reef. The study was recently published in Scientific advances and highlighted some interesting and fascinating results. The research of Cody Clements and Mark Hay on planted corals found that …

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7 reasons not to drink mineral water anymore

With the global pandemic and lack of tourists, you’d think our beaches were pristine and clean, but you’re wrong. Despite our lack of visitors, the beaches are still inundated with plastic bottles, bags and cigarettes, which means some of it is ours. According to the non-profit EcoWatch, Cigarette butts are …

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South Africa calls for global biodiversity funds

South Africa officially protects a total area that is slightly larger than the Northwest Province (104,882 km²) in order to preserve its rich biodiversity. The state wants to increase this by half a percentage point annually by 2036 and double the protected areas from 16% to 30%. During the United …

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Biden’s plan to vaccinate young children ages 5-11

“We know that access will be crucial here,” said Ms. Bernstein, adding that the government has been looking for ways over the past few weeks to “provide a kid-friendly experience that ensures we get a shot at with trusted vendors Get weapons ”. in a way in which the parents …

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Preferential rate – bocaratonobserver.com

Mortgage lender If you are looking for a mortgage lender who will walk you through the process, take your unique financial situation into account, and advise you on getting a new loan and / or refinancing an existing one, then Wendy Etienne, Preferential Rate Branch Manager , is the person …

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Plastic pollution on the way to double by 2030

Plastic pollution in the oceans and other bodies of water continues to rise sharply and could more than double by 2030, according to an assessment by the UN Environment Program (UNEP) published on Thursday. The report points to devastating consequences for health, the economy, biodiversity and the climate. It also …

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Sonoma County Outlines Plan To Deliver COVID-19 Vaccinations To 37,000 Children Ages 5-11 In The County | Press releases | Office of the District Office

Santa pink, CA – October 20, 2021 – Sonoma County’s health officials, along with the Sonoma County Education Department and other community partners, today announced plans to give free COVID-19 vaccinations to the approximately 37,000 children in the county, ages 5-11, once doses are approved by federal agencies . Parents …

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ASEAN’s biggest banks bet on green real estate

SINGAPORE – Southeast Asia’s biggest banks rush to finance sustainability-linked construction projects, even as world’s most indebted real estate developer China Evergrande shocks the industry country real estate. The biggest names in the region, including DBS Group Holdings in Singapore, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. and United Overseas Bank, as well as …

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Federal loan to stimulate economic growth on Northside

LAFAYETTE, La. – News 15’s Jeff Horchak spoke to community members about a federal loan aimed at stimulating economic growth in northern Lafayette. The aim is to bring ailing buildings back into circulation and to give underserved companies a chance to thrive. Samuel Pierre, owner of Maid to Clean Vacuum …

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Live Covid news and updates

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Vaccinations have not caused a COVID-19 surge in Cambodia

Claiming: Cambodia did not have a COVID-19 outbreak until vaccines arrived Opponents of vaccination are looking to Cambodia to falsely claim that vaccines could actually make COVID-19 more dangerous. “Cambodia is one of the most vaccinated countries in the world: 81.3% of the population have received at least one dose …

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Unpacking food waste | Vermont business magazine

Kate Porterfield, a University of Vermont graduate, tests unpackaged food waste for microplastic contamination. Her Casella-funded research examines the sustainable use of this waste to produce biogas and improve resource recycling in Vermont. (Photos: Sarah Hobson, Kate Porterfield) UVM researchers are working with Casella to uncover the suitability of packaged …

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Tarin sees economic growth of 5 percent in FY22

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said Thursday that due to positive developments in key economic sectors, including revenue collection, remittances and exports, the continuity of gross domestic product (GDP) dynamics has been maintained, which would likely be close to 5 percent in the current fiscal year (2021- 22). At a …

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Dealing with a global plastic problem

You will encounter plastic pollution almost anywhere in the world. Even the beaches of remote tropical islands are littered with plastic waste. A recent study published in the journal Nature characterized 414 million plastic parts – 238 tons – on a remote chain of islands in the Indian Ocean. The …

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Best Credit Builder Loans Right Now • Benzinga

Managing your money can often be a complex process, especially when your credit is low, zero, or bad. Raising your credit score and unlocking your financial future is a multi-level process that should include credit builder loans. Knowing more about these financial instruments and using them wisely can help you …

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One cure for two diseases

Northampton, MA – News Direct – WSP Bad news first. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently warned that the world will be exposed to at least 1.5 ° C of warming by 2050. The climate crisis is inextricably linked with the loss of biological diversity, which, according to …

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Singapore is fighting to reopen after vaccinations

The country’s experience has become a sobering case study for other nations pursuing reopening strategies without first dealing with major pandemic outbreaks. For Singapore residents, who believed the city-state would reopen once the vaccination rate reached certain levels, there was a sense of whiplash and nagging questions about what it …

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TotalEnergies joins the Polypropylene Recycling Coalition of Recycling Partnership to increase plastic recovery in the US and promote the circular economy

Released: October 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. CDT|Updated: 18 minutes ago HOUSTON, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TotalEnergies Petrochemicals & Refining United States of America, Inc., a subsidiary of the broad energy company TotalEnergies (NYSE: TTE), today announces its stake as a financing partner of Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, …

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CNX RESOURCES CORP: conclusion of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a holder, financial statements and exhibits (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01 Conclusion of a Material Definitive Agreement. CNX Resource Company (“CNX” or the “Company” as borrower and certain of its subsidiaries as guarantor of the loans have entered into a new amended and restated third credit agreement for a senior secured revolving credit facility, dated of October 6, 2021 …

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If we lose biodiversity, we will not fight climate change or hunger, the IFAD report warns of the UN biodiversity conference

If we continue to lose biodiversity, the world’s most vulnerable people will not be able to adapt to climate change or produce food sustainably, according to a published today by the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Report. The report also describes the role that rural smallholders play …

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Walmart (WMT) is committed to 15% plastic reduction

Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) agreed at its sustainability milestone summit to reduce total virgin plastic consumption by 15%. Those are the details. Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) agreed at its sustainability milestone summit to reduce total virgin plastic use by 15% of the company’s total plastic packaging footprint by 2025 after …

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Debthunch Review: Not a Lender – Is it a Scam or Legit?

Editorial credit: Safriibrahim Ad Disclosure: We receive referral commissions from advertisers. Learn more Who is DebtHunch? They are not a lender. They seem to be a lead generator selling to companies like Gold West Financial. They mainly sell to debt settlement companies. You’ve probably received a mailing with a personalized …

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Grant takes organic challenges with third-party certifications

Washington DC, Oct. 5, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – While all food manufacturers are subject to food safety regulations, organic farmers face particular challenges when trying to also resolve inconsistencies between the standards of the National Organic Program and the food safety requirements of third parties. For example, organic farmers need …

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Mongabay’s What-To-Watch List for October 2021

In September, Mongabay covered news from India, Brazil, Mongolia, the US and the oceans on agroforestry, climate change, resource projects and ghost fishing. We spoke with farmers about their views on agroforestry and mining in the surrounding regions and with scientists about oil palm monoculture and climate resilience using traditional …

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HDFC Bank Q2 CASA jumps 28% year-on-year

Advances from the private lender amounted to approximately Rs 11,98,500 crore as of September 30, 2021, increasing by approximately 15.4% from Rs 10,3,8,300 crore as of September 30, 2020. On a sequential basis, advances increased 4.4% from Rs 11,47,700 crore recorded on June 30, 2021. According to the bank’s internal …

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Extend the Amazon land management systems of the past, experts say

It is believed that before the arrival of Europeans, there were about 10 million Amazonian peoples who domesticated and cultivated native plants to feed throughout the biome. Their long coexistence with the forest has spawned a rich variety of languages, artistic expressions, mythologies and cosmologies, said Márcio Augusto Freitas Meira, …

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A planet in need, told through a comprehensive art experience

Natalia Kapchuk headshot Priceless treasure artwork by Natalia Kapchuk The World is on Fire Artwork by Natalia Kapchuk Artist and environmentalist Natalia Kapchuk starts first solo exhibition “The Lost Planet” LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 4th October 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Russian born and London based artist Natalia Kapchuk will debut her upcoming …

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SURFACE ONCOLOGY, INC. : conclusion of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a holder, other events (form 8-K)

Item 1.01 Conclusion of a Material Definitive Agreement. At October 1, 2021, Surface Oncology, Inc. (the “Company”) has entered into a First Amendment to the Loan and Guarantee Agreement (the “Amendment”) with K2 HealthVentures LLC (with any other lender from time to time, the “Lenders”), K2 HealthVentures LLC, as administrative …

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