ERGA aims to provide genomic data to inform research on Europe’s biodiversity

In order to provide important genomic data for research on Europe’s biodiversity, scientists from 48 different countries initiated the “European Reference Genome Atlas” (ERGA) in 2021. Together with more than 600 scientists, scientists from the University of Göttingen contribute to ERGA to form an indispensable transdisciplinary and cross-border expert community. …

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Mickey Fine Pharmacy provides vaccinations to the community

After months of waiting for regulatory approval and vaccine shipments, the couple behind Mickey Fine Pharmacy, Jeff Gross and Gina Raphael, were finally able to begin offering vaccines. According to Gross, he and his team of pharmacists have registered between 5,000 and 6,000 vaccinations in the past 10 months. “We …

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Recycling process designed to deal with the increasing waste of Covid-19 PPE

A PPE manufacturer has developed a new process that converts its used product into an oil that can then be reused to make new products or fuel. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the amount of PPE produced and used has skyrocketed. An estimated 8.4 million tonnes of plastic …

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Need a loan and more? Get Help With Union Home Mortgage – Your Local Lender

Job : January 26, 2022 / 5:06 p.m. CST / Update: January 26, 2022 / 5:06 p.m. CST If you’re buying a new home, you’re probably shopping around for a mortgage provider, and who better than Union Home Mortgage (UHM)? UHM is an independent, direct-to-consumer mortgage banking company with more …

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Va. Economic growth will slow down in 2022, ODU economists predict

Dragas Center’s 2022 annual economic forecast predicts slower GDP and employment growth Released January 26, 2022 through Catherine Schulte Vinod Agarwal. Photo by Mark Rhodes According to the 2022 annual economic forecast released Wednesday by Old Dominion University’s Dragas Center for Economic Analysis, Virginia’s economy will grow at a slightly …

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Vietnam supports content of global biodiversity framework: Minister | environment

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam supports the content of the global biodiversity framework and suggested the need for further research to complete its indicators, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha said at a working session in Hanoi …

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City of Richmond is offering a $500 incentive to vaccinate employees

Mayor Robert Blythe broke a tie to approve the measure RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) — After a heated debate and a tie broken by Mayor Robert Blythe, the City of Richmond will offer its employees a one-time $500 incentive to vaccinate against COVID-19, according to the Richmond Register. The action came …

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How to get home COVID-19 tests covered by insurance

According to the new White House coronavirus testing program, health insurance companies are now required to cover the cost of eight home COVID-19 tests per month for their members. But the program leaves the exact reimbursement and coverage processes up to insurance companies – and perhaps unsurprisingly, so far the …

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Rachel Reeves must base Labor policy on convincing plans for economic growth

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:00 a.m Through: Sam Dumitriu Sam Dumitriu is Research Director at The Entrepreneurs Network. Rachel Reeves, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, gave a speech on Labour’s plan for a stronger economy during a visit to Bury on 20 January 2022. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) It’s easy to …

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gov. Inslee makes three new appointments to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

olympics, To wash.– Governor Jay Inslee today appointed three new members to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. These new commissioners — Tim Ragen, John Lehmkhul and Melanie Rowland — will complete the nine-member panel that makes decisions about the state’s management of fish, wildlife and other resources. One of …

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Antibody response 18 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals

Several variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have emerged since the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. These variants can be combated by thoroughly evaluating the long-term effectiveness of the immune response in both vaccinated and recovered individuals. The World Health Organization (WHO) campaign for vaccine equity is …

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The Maldives is taking steps to eliminate plastic waste

A scientific tool will help the government and other stakeholders in the country reduce plastic waste by 85% by 2030. Photo: Pixabay/Glynhupalo The damage chemical pollution is doing to the environment is well documented and is bound to get worse before it gets better. Chemical production, which has increased 50-fold …

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Commonwealth supports Bangladesh to maintain economic growth after LDC completion

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) will support Bangladesh to maintain its robust economic growth after LDC completion. Samantha Cohen, CEO of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), made the remarks during a meeting with Jashim Uddin, President of the FBCCI, held at a city hotel in the …

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Botanical Garden Farm at the forefront of sustainable thinking

With increasing evidence that grazed pastureland is a more effective carbon sink than woodland, Pantwgan Farm is at the forefront of conservation and the quest for net zero. And that’s the way it should be. Set on 400 hectares of the Waun Las National Nature Reserve just outside of Carmarthen, …

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The Supreme Court supported compulsory vaccination in 1905. What changed in 2022?

When reports first emerged that Justice Neil Gorsuch was refusing to wear a mask in the courtroom and that his fellow Supreme Court judge Sonia Sotomayor was forced to work over Zoom as a result, the backlash was swift and unsurprising. No doubt with a view to protecting its reputation …

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Young Plymouth sailor battles plastic pollution in grueling race

A young sailor from Plymouth takes part in a grueling race around France and uses the adventure to fight plastic pollution in the sea. Paddy Hutchings, 21, competed worldwide after graduating from high school, representing Britain and joining established teams. Now he sets out alone to compete in the grueling …

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How to make a thrift store for vintage Heywood-Wakefield furniture

Shopping at thrift stores, flea markets and estate sales can be overwhelming. With the sheer volume of things, how do you know where to start? How to spot the gems among all the trash? As a professional dealer who has been combing through thrift stores for nearly 30 years, I …

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USDA Loan: What It Is, Eligibility, and How to Apply

Our goal is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we receive compensation from our partner lenders, which we will always identify, all opinions are our own. Credible Operations, Inc. NMLS # 1681276, is referred to herein as “Credible”. If you prefer farmland …

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Stock markets got off to their worst start since 2016 as the Fed fights inflation

After falling for the fourth straight day on Friday, the stock market endured its worst week in nearly two years, and in January the S&P 500 had its worst start since 2016. Technology stocks were hit particularly hard, with the Nasdaq Composite Index falling more than 10 percent from its …

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Rhino consumers reveal why legal trade alone won’t save rhinos

Consumers have a strong preference for wild rhino and do not believe that horns from semi-wild or farmed rhino have the same medicinal effects Demand for rhino horn in Asian markets, particularly Vietnam and China, has pushed the remaining rhino populations to the brink of extinction. Nearly 10,000 rhinos have …

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High risk of hospitalization for IBD patients with incomplete COVID-19 vaccinations

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) are bringing together the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) care community for the Fifth Annual Crohn’s & Colitis Congress® being held virtually January 20-22, 2022. During the premiere of IBD Meetings, we will discuss the latest advances in IBD patient …

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The GK Foundation wants to prevent waste from entering the Port of Kingston

The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) has announced that it is working with The Ocean Cleanup and Clean Harbors Jamaica (CHJ) Limited to conduct a pilot project to prevent litter from entering the Port of Kingston. The pilot project between GKF, CHJ and the Dutch environmental non-profit, whose mission is to rid …

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BNPL Fintech Jifiti launches first-of-its-kind split payment solution

Jifiti, a leading fintech company, is launching its white-label ready-to-use split payment solution, enabling any entity, be it a bank, lender, merchant, from a wallet or a payment solution provider, to offer split payments directly to consumers. Jifiti logo Jifiti logo Jifiti logo COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

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“The stars are in Puerto Rico’s economic growth” – News is My Business

Oriental Bank’s parent company reported total core revenues of $141 million for the most recent quarter of 2021, compared to $134.7 million for the third quarter and $132.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2020. The confirmation of Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring plan is one of several positive circumstances that …

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Ocean Shores is a threat to biodiversity, local residents say – The Echo

Proposed subdivision and development of this North Ocean Coast black would result in “Gold Coast-style overdevelopment,” say residents. A suggestion (DA 10.2021.705.1) to subdivide a lot (2.097m2) into three lots and the construction of two apartments and three annexes in densely forested waterfront in North Ocean Shores would create a …

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Rite Aid offers family-style immunizations

“Rite Aid’s ‘Family Immunization Days’ are part of the retail pharmacy’s ongoing effort to protect our communities and ensure COVID-19 vaccines are accessible to all,” the company said in a released statement. “With no appointment scheduling required, these walk-in options help clients who may not have internet access with scheduling …

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Plastic Pollution: Activists want deal on plastic problem

Getty Images Plastic is everywhere and a huge problem for our environment. We can find plastic in soil, food and the air we breathe, including plastic microparticles. Now a new report calls for a United Nations (UN) accord to help this world Plastic pollution emergency. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) …

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AMERICREW INC. : entering into a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a registrant, unregistered sale of equity securities, change of directors or officers principals, financial statements and exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. On August 11, 2021, Americrew Inc. (the "Company") acquired Mikab Corporation ("Mikab"). On January 11, 2022, the Board of Directors of the Company ratified and approved Mikab legacy shareholders (those shareholders prior to the date of acquisition by the Company) receiving the …

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For example, churn rates have led to wage increases for workers

Contrary to historical trends, workers and the economy appear to benefit directly from pandemic-related churn rates. Frontline industries such as lodging, retail, and foodservice have the highest rates of churn. These human-facing roles are largely insecure, underpaid and individuals are often abused. Firing rates have given non-supervisory workers collective bargaining …

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The Earth BioGenome Project begins genome sequencing

A global effort to map the genomes of every plant, animal, fungus, and other microbial life on Earth is entering a new phase as it moves from pilot projects to full-scale sequencing. This new phase of The Earth BioGenome Project or EBP is marked by a collection of articles published …

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Canada Authorizes and Receives Oral Antivirals Against COVID-19 – Precision Vaccines

(precision vaccinations) Quebec-based Public Services and Procurement Canada announced today that the Canadian government has received an initial shipment of 30,400 treatment cycles of Paxlovid, Pfizer’s oral antiviral drug for COVID-19. A further 20,000 treatment packs are to be delivered by the end of March 2022. In total, Canada has …

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Scientific research may enable stricter plastic pollution laws

Plastic pollution is a global problem that damages marine and terrestrial ecosystems. A circular economy project in Africa is working with scientists to study the impact of plastic on the oceans. Scientists are accumulating evidence in the western Indian Ocean that may support tougher laws and behavioral changes. Plastic pollution …

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Lt. Governor Takes Groundbreaking Steps and Initiatives for Economic Growth and Equitable Development by J&K – Kashmir Reader

JAMMU: Deputy Governor Manoj Sinha highlighted the success stories and expressed invaluable suggestions and insights from citizens in the monthly radio show “Awaam ki Awaaz” which was broadcast on all All India Radio (AIR) local and primary channels in UT today on DD Kashir.During the first episode of the program …

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A call to action on living land

By The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland, Secretary General of the Commonwealth If the ocean is the lifeblood of the Commonwealth, then forests are the lungs that breathe life into its entire system. From the vast boreal forests of Canada to the rich primary forests of Papua New Guinea, the Commonwealth …

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Central Valley hospitals send an SOS message for further vaccinations and booster shots

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Valley hospitals are sending out an SOS message as the post-holiday coronavirus surge continues to hit the Central Valley at an alarming rate. “We are really at the beginning of the Omicron wave hospitalizations, and we have already surpassed the number of hospitalizations we had at …

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Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard

A world-changing development took place in New York City in 1907 when plastic was first synthesized. It had all the right qualities for a variety of uses including light, flexible, strong, moisture resistant, relatively inexpensive and a quality that has plagued us ever since, durability. This stuff just doesn’t break …

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Heading to bankruptcy court?

When is good news not necessarily good news? The number of bankruptcy filings has dropped significantly in the United States. This seems like good news. But is it? According to a recent CNBC report, there were 434,540 bankruptcy filings in the United States in 2021, for the year ending 9/30/21. …

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Social inequality hinders the preservation of biodiversity in urban areas

Humans are part of nature, but the changes we make to the landscape can have a significant impact on the species around us. Max Lambert, a research biologist at the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, primarily studies amphibians and reptiles and their ability to survive in urban areas. Lambert’s …

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No plans to scrap free COVID-19 vaccinations in Russia — Kremlin – Society & Culture

MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. There are no plans to make COVID-19 vaccinations a commercial service in Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Friday. Earlier, United Russia State Duma Deputy Maxim Ivanov wrote on his Facebook page that the government allegedly intends to put a cost on COVID-19 vaccinations. …

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Defense removing waste from Sydney Harbour

New Australian technology is helping clean up Sydney Harbor and shows how we can remove more plastic and other pollution from our waterways. Trials of Seabin’s new Smart technology at Sydney Harbor Defense sites have removed 6,000 pounds of plastic, fuel and cleaning supplies from Sydney Harbor over the past …

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Navient settlement cancels student loan debt for thousands

Californians will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in student loan relief in a multi-state settlement against one of the nation’s largest private lenders. California and dozens of other states have settled with Navient over allegations of improper lending and collection practices. Navient will offer $95 million in restitution to …

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China’s growth will slow to 5.2% in 2022, moderate monetary policy easing expected

A cargo ship with containers is seen near the Yantian Port in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, May 17, 2020. REUTERS / Martin Pollard / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register China’s GDP growth of 5.2% in 2022, 5.2% in 2023 Inflation rate of 2.2% …

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New study shows the toll of industrial agriculture t

A new UBC-led study examining the impact of large-scale farming on biodiversity found that larger farm sizes lead to a decline in bird diversity. “Wildlife is a good indicator of a healthy agro-ecosystem, and we wanted to understand the relationship between farm size and biodiversity in the surrounding areas,” says …

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Letters to the Editor Wednesday January 12 – The Daily Gazette

Diversity bodes well in SchenectadyAt last, Schenectady public life is permeated with diversity, justice and inclusion.The Schenectady City Council and Education Committee are no longer wholly or almost entirely white. The seven-member city council has a colored majority, three blacks and one Guyanese. For the first time, its President is …

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LIQUIDIA CORP: Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation under a Registrant’s Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement, Financial Statements and Supporting Documentation (Form 8-K)

Article 1.01 Entry into an important final agreement. Effective January 7, 2021 (the “Effective Date”) Liquidia Corporation, a Delaware company (the “Company”) has entered into an amended and updated loan and guarantee agreement (the “Loan Agreement”) by and between the Company, Silicon Valley Bank, a California company (“SVB”), in its …

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World Bank predicts faster GDP growth for UAE in 2022, higher than central bank forecast – News

Growth supported by higher oil prices, recovery in the non-oil sector Released: Tue Jan. 11, 2022, 6:54 p.m. The UAE’s economic growth will accelerate this year compared to 2021 and will grow 4.6 percent in 2022, compared to 2.6 percent in 2021. The UAE will benefit from higher oil prices …

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Biodiversity Challenge Fund: 1,500 soccer fields planted with flowers

A NATURE fund, launched just three years ago, celebrates local projects across the country coming together to create new or improved habitats for pollinators, birds and wildflowers to create 1,500 soccer fields. The Biodiversity Challenge Fund encouraged applicants with innovative projects to improve biodiversity and manage the effects of climate …

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Richter dismisses LAPD officials’ lawsuit over COVID-19 vaccination requirements – Daily News

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge has filed a lawsuit by 13 Los Angeles Police Department officers against the city’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination ordinance for its employees, according to court filings received Monday. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles federal court in September, claims there is no evidence that naturally …

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Yamaha Rightwaters Program recycles 10,000 pounds of plastic

KENNESAW, Georgia – Yamaha Rightwaters’ plastics recycling program recycled more than 10,000 pounds of polyethylene and polypropylene sheet plastics into base materials in 2021, demonstrating a pilot that the Sustainability Initiative aims to expand in 2022 and continues to work with Nexus® from Atlanta, Georgia and Tommy Nobis Enterprises® of …

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Hong Kong’s flight ban weakens executives and risks slowing economic growth

Sunday January 09, 2022 6:01 PM The Hong Kong flight ban has left executives stranded outside of the global financial center, which Fitch Ratings said could dampen its economic growth prospects. The two-week breaker comes after the city registered the first Covid-19 cases in late December after three months of …

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New study shows that protecting ecosystems takes precedence over planting trees for carbon storage

Planting trees is a necessity to remove carbon from the atmosphere. However, it is not enough. Yes, tree planting is well known. Even Elon Musk advocated tree planting. However, a new study has shown that protecting ecosystems should be a top priority. The study, published in Nature, stressed the need …

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California government is asking for $ 2.7 billion to expand response to COVID-19 in budget proposal

California government Gavin NewsomGavin Newsom California legislature enacts law to allow lawsuits against gun manufacturers Elder Decides Not to Appeal Newsom Hillicon Valley – GOP Leader Criticizes Twitter for Ban Greene MORE (D) A budget proposal called for $ 2.7 billion to fight COVID-19 by helping hospitals, stepping up testing, …

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Climate Science: Greenwashing? What does this have to do with climate change? | opinion

No, this is not an article about the local laundromat or specialty detergents that work magic on soiled items. This is about the attempt by some companies to spend millions of dollars on advertising in order to convey a “clean” and responsible image. This takes various forms. It does so …

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Strong growth forecast for 2022 for the “resilient” economy in the Greater London area

Links to the breadcrumb trail Local news London’s “resilient” economy saw strong economic growth in 2021 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and 2022 promises “stability” for the city and region, the Conference Board of Canada announced on Friday. Author of the article: Norman De Bono Rockstar Carpentry’s Brody Bailey uses a …

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To achieve its full potential, India should fill gaps in mangrove research

Getting mangroves right, ecosystems that are on the global climate agenda because of their carbon storage capacity, could lay the groundwork for effective climate protection measures and the protection of biodiversity in coastal areas, said well-known mangrove scientist K Kathiresan. Kathiresan, who has worked extensively in Tamil Nadu’s Pichavaram mangroves, …

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COVID-19 testing and vaccination center comes to West Dallas – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A member of the Dallas City Council enlisted the help of the state and an association representing contractors to bring a COVID-19 vaccination and testing site to West Dallas. The US Hispanic Contractors Association will be in Dallas on Friday and Saturday for the event. “We are all connected. All …

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Learn about the role of the Maui Ocean Center as a public aquarium during the free Zoom presentation

Tapani Vuori, general manager of the Maui Ocean Center and founder and president of the Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute, will be the guest of the Maui Nui Marine Resource Council’s monthly speaker series. Courtesy photo: MOC In January, the Maui Nui Marine Resource Council’s monthly Know Your Ocean Speaker …

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ENERGY RECOVERY, INC. : conclusion of a material definitive agreement, termination of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a declarant, financial statements and supporting documents (form 8 -K)

Item 1.01 Conclusion of a Material Definitive Agreement. On December 22, 2021 (the "Effective Date"), Energy Recovery, Inc. (the "Company") entered into a Credit Agreement (the "Agreement") between JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., a national banking association as lender and the Company as borrower. The Agreement provides for a total available …

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Fed officials discussed earlier and faster rate hikes, the minutes show

The minutes showed that both considerations weighed on policymakers in their deliberations about their future actions, but as the labor market recovered quickly, they have begun to focus their attention decisively on the risk of excessive inflation. The Fed has two main roles: promoting maximum employment and keeping prices relatively …

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Ecocentric Blog: In Memoriam: EO Wilson

By: John A. Lanier Northampton, MA – News Direct – Ray C. Anderson Foundation Photo by Tad Fettig Damn it, it wasn’t going to be quiet in 2021. For a year of uncertainty and so many global challenges, it would have been nice to have spared us even more grief …

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Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine Scientist Says “We Can’t Vaccinate the Planet Every Six Months”

“We can’t vaccinate the planet every four to six months. It’s neither sustainable nor affordable, ”said Professor Andrew Pollard, director of the Oxford Vaccine Group and head of the UK Committee on Vaccination and Immunization, in an interview with The Daily Telegraph published Tuesday. Pollard also stressed the “need to …

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Schneider Electric introduces home energy solutions made from recycled marine plastic

Keter Environmental Services, a full service recycling and disposal company based in Stamford, Connecticut Santiago Perez as CEO. Perez replaces Steven Schlüssel, who founded Keter in 2011 and was the company’s President and CEO until 2021. Key will retain his seat on Keter’s board of directors and continue to serve …

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New Johnson & Starr Property Tax Lender Focuses on Home Savings

AUSTIN, January 4, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Johnson & Starr is now proud to provide property tax loans in the State of Texas. Led by one of the most experienced teams in the industry, Johnson & Starr’s mission is to keep Texans at home through partnership and education. “Our …

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Kentucky sees record year for economic growth

Governor Beshear: Kentucky sees record year economic growth, 18,000 full-time jobs announced, $ 11.2 billion invested Frankfort, KY (STL.News) Governor Andy Beshear said last year’s books were officially closed and Kentucky actually broke the all-time record for investment and job creation last year – with 264 private sector resettlement and …

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Lawsuit initiated to protect Tucson shovel nose snakes under Endangered Species Act

TUCSON, Ariz.– The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice today of its intention to sue the US Fish and Wildlife Service for again denying Tucson shovel nose snakes protection under the Endangered Species Act. In response to a petition from the Center in September 2020, the service refused …

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COVID Clinic at the San Jose Museum Aims to Vaccinate and Educate Families – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (KPIX) – Families preparing to return to school in the New Year visited the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose on Sunday for a COVID clinic offering double doses of vaccine and learning. “Unfortunately, he contracted COVID before he could get the vaccine,” said Jesse Guerrero, whose son …

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It’s 2022 … if it’s not recyclable then why is it?

Later in life, but before he died at the age of 87, the famous French explorer, naturalist, and oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, a man not known for mixing metaphors in public, once said: “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends have become global trash cans. ”He …

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Fourth Stimulus Check Live Updates: $ 8,000, Child Tax Credit, Medicare, COLA 2022 Benefits …

Wall Street flat as it crosses the finish line of a tumultuous year Wall Street changed little in light trading on Friday, and investors took a breather as they prepared to ring in the new year and close the books in 2021. marks the second year of recovery from a …

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Loads of payday loans. Usually only available on a hard and quick call of your own research

Loads of payday loans. Usually only available on a hard and quick call of your own research Not being homeowners once considering a workable amount from month to month, you may need a loan for your situation that interests you. Your higher rates are more affordable. Transformed the new fresh …

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Farmers have to be paid to restore natural habitats in order to rewild the landscape

The initiative is open to individual landowners and farmers or groups involved in land management projects ranging from 500 to 5,000 hectares. Applications will be opened shortly, 15 projects will initially be funded. Ministers believe the reforms will play an important role in the government’s efforts to halt UK species …

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Newport mansions must request proof of vaccination

NEWPORT, RI (AP) – Visitors to Newport’s ornate, gilded mansions will be required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as of Monday before being admitted. Visitors purchasing tickets or memberships on-site are requested to provide proof of vaccination at the time of purchase, The Preservation Society of Newport County …

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Rising oceans

Our oceans are in trouble and this sea / sun is not a time to be shellfish about how we react. You could say abalone, but I still believe to receive the beach. It’s time to give something back to the ocean. When I talk to marine scientists and look …

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General Assembly Pizza secures C $ 1 million in second tranche of debt financing

TORONTO, December 31, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – General Assembly Holdings Limited (the “Society” Where “Georgia Pizza“) (TSXV: GA), a Toronto pizzeria turned omnichannel of consumer packaged products (“GIC“), is pleased to announce that it has closed a second tranche of debt financing totaling $ 1 million (the”To lend“) on the …

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2021 holds records and challenges for the Turkish economy

For better or for worse, Turkey has left a year behind that has seen economic ups and downs, from records in exports and stock markets to the double challenge of facing inflation and the decline in the Turkish lira. Breakthroughs in 2021 included the government’s decision to redouble its economic …

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Oklahoma Adjutant General reverses previous position on vaccinations

Oklahoma Air National Guard members who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be able to participate in exercises unless they have requested a medical or religious exception or wish to be vaccinated, the state aide general said Thursday. Two days after a federal judge denied Oklahoma’s attempt to block …

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New maps and technologies could help combat climate change and biodiversity loss

Nature went up and down in 2021, and Conservation News was there for everything. This month we review some of the most important stories from the past year. From analyzing climate impacts to developing new conservation technologies, Conservation International scientists have been busy this year stopping climate change and the …

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SeaClear project: Robots collect underwater litter

The SeaClear project aims to use robots to remove plastic waste from the sea floor. Most of the non-rotting waste that is dumped into the oceans now lies on the ocean floor, the amount of which is estimated at 26 to 66 million tons. However, many cleaning actions focus on …

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According to the SEC

A complaint filed in a Manhattan court on Wednesday led the Securities and Exchange Commission to charges Medallion Financial Corp. and his COO Andrew Murstein by violating the anti-fraud, books and records, internal controls and anti-bragging provisions of federal securities laws. Medallion Actions (MFIN) plunged into Wednesday’s trading. The SEC …

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What social trends told us about the American economy in 2021

Burned-out boomers This could also have been the year “OK, Boomer” added the word to “You OK, Boomer?” A recent Federal Reserve survey of business contacts found that several “found baby boomers quitting their jobs and selling businesses to retire early – a trend that was due (1957 was the …

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Is a Pandemic Good for Conserving Biodiversity?

Gaurs, civets and elephants ran through the streets … the wildlife was reclaiming its rightful spaces and nature seemed to be reviving itself. Most people would have heard or said about it in the middle of the strictest lockdown in the world. Many such allegations and counterclaims have been made, …

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More Franklin County Vaccination Clinics Added | News, sports, jobs

SARANAC LAKE – Franklin County Public Health officials updated information on upcoming vaccination clinics. A number of clinics are scheduled to take place in Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, and Malone from late December to mid-February. At a Moderna vaccination clinic at Holy Ghost Academy on Marion Street in Tupper Lake, …

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Help turn the tide for assistance from Business Gateway

Ally Mitchell, founder of Ocean Plastic Pots Ocean Plastic Pots was founded in January 2021 by former North Sea saturation diver Ally Mitchell and is the first company in the world to sell plant pots made from disused or discarded fishing gear and plastic fish boxes. Ally, based in East …

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From real estate to inflation, here’s what to expect for the economy in 2022

After a second year in a row, in which the word “unprecedented” has done more than its fair share of the hard narrative work, economists are looking to the year 2022 with caution: Sharply rising prices and the uncertain severity of the Omikron variant of the coronavirus occupation two shades …

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Thomas Lovejoy, a biodiversity biologist, has died

FAIRFAX, Virginia (AP) – Thomas E. Lovejoy, a senior conservation biologist credited with popularizing the term “biodiversity”, has died. He was 80. His death on Saturday was announced by George Mason University, where he was director of the Institute for a Sustainable Earth, and the Amazon Biodiversity Center he founded. …

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New York City musicians don’t need to be fully vaccinated: NPR

Beata Moon sits on the balcony of her apartment in Queens, New York on December 9, 2021. Because she is not fully vaccinated, much of New York City is off-limits to her. Andrea Hsu / NPR Hide caption Toggle caption Andrea Hsu / NPR Beata Moon sits on the balcony …

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Barbara Greenleaf: The plastic princess sees the light | Housing & lifestyle

In an iconic scene from the 1967 film, The graduate, the future father-in-law of Dustin Hoffmans Character pulls him aside for career advice. “I just want to tell you one word: plastic,” he says. “Plastic has a great future.” Plastic could have had a great future for Hoffman’s character, but …

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Yemen Socio-Economic Update, Issue 63 – August 2021 [EN/AR] – Yemen

** Telecommunications and Information Technology (ICT) Sector in Yemen ** The editorial Information technology is widely regarded as a powerful tool and key driver of development in almost every country in the world. It is also an essential part of any country’s infrastructure and plays a vital role in social …

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Tom Lovejoy, well-known conservation biologist, dies at the age of 80

Tom Lovejoy, a prominent and influential conservation biologist who helped catalyze a global movement to save life on earth as we know it, has died. He was 80. Lovejoy was known as a pioneer of modern conservation efforts, a passionate advocate of wildlife and wild places, and a great thinker …

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Regulators move forward with vaccination / mask and testing guidelines | Messages

by Dan Mundt County pays for tests Crawford County’s board of directors on Tuesday took steps to implement a policy requiring county’s employees to either be vaccinated against COVID-19 or to wear a mask in the workplace and undergo weekly tests. In November the OSHA passed a temporary emergency standard …

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Tires combine with “ghost gear” as debris that keeps killing marine life

Car tires left on the ocean floor represent inevitable traps for hermit crabs, resulting in the slow or even brutal death of “ocean cleaners,” researchers at Hirosaki University in Aomori Prefecture said. The tires are another example of how reckless human activity can lead to an endless cycle of destruction …

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FirstDigital Telecom finalizes its senior debt financing

SALT LAKE CITY, December 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – FirstDigital Telecom (“FirstDigital” or “the Company”), a leading fiber-based operator in the west United States, today announced that it has raised debt financing from a group of leading investors (“the Lenders“), including AllianceBernstein, Deutsche Bank, Guggenheim and Webster Bank. Following …

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Iran claims that more oil exports have fueled economic growth

Iran was able to boost oil exports enough to grow the economy 3.3 percent this year, the government’s news website said on Friday. Islamic Republic News Agency, IRNA said that in the first six monthsLast Iranian year economic growth was 1.8 percent and due to higher oil sales it has …

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Ex-employee alleges widespread sexual misconduct at EPM mortgage lender

A former employee alleged that an executive at an Atlanta-based mortgage lender Prime mortgage loan (EPM) sexually assaulted her and executives fostered a culture of widespread sexual harassment within the company. Former mortgage processor Tiar McCart says in a complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of …

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Center for Biological Diversity announces that lawsuit against California state oil regulatory agency can continue

Oil wells in CaliforniaImage Credit: BLM December 23, 2021 – OAKLAND, Calif .– A judge ruled in favor of the Center for Biological Diversity’s ability to commence a lawsuit against California’s Oil and Gas Regulators for widespread violations of environmental law. The regulator and an oil industry lobby group tried …

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Vaccination in the Formula 1 paddock is expected from 2022

Formula 1 is expected to make vaccinations against COVID-19 mandatory for all paddock employees in the coming season. The move is in response to the advent of the more highly transmissible variant of Omicron, which has resulted in record numbers of daily COVID-19 cases in some countries. As the pandemic …

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California Adopts the Nation’s First Recycled Content Standards for CRV Plastic Bottles | Messages

California’s Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, also known as CalRecycle, said penalties are imposed annually and are $ 0.20 per pound, based on how much manufacturers miss the mark. CalRecycle also said the legislation will increase the demand for recycled plastic, adding value of plastic material to recycling centers …

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Zimbabwe: Covid-19 won’t slow economic growth – Mthuli

Covid-19 will not slow the positive economic growth trajectory that Zimbabwe has achieved so far, and the momentum is expected to continue until 2022, said Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube. Despite the Covid-19 outbreak early last year, which resulted in strict national lockdowns to contain its …

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City councils discuss biodiversity in Arklow

At the December meeting of the Arklow parish, the elected representatives discussed biodiversity, tree protection and tree planting in Arklow. Ouncillor Peir Leonard (Ind) is a member of the Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) for Climate and Biodiversity Actions at Wicklow County Council. The SPC meets in December to discuss tree …

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The lesson for hundreds of you is that while vaccinations don’t block COVID, they keep you alive: editor’s letter

Here are five things we learned from reading 430+ emails from you about your experience with groundbreaking COVID-19 cases, mainly in northeast Ohio. First: The vaccine, even the vaccine with subsequent booster vaccination, is not a protective shield against infection with the coronavirus. Many people got infected despite the injections. …

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Africa: From Birth to Prohibition – A History of the Plastic Bag

This story was originally published in April 2018 and has been updated with the latest facts, figures, and testimonials. A novelty in the 1970s, plastic bags are now an ubiquitous product that can be found in every corner of the world. Produced up to a trillion bags a year, they …

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Statement from the Tax Council: Sales tax in Kansas creates a regressive system

Almost 38% of Kansas’ tax revenue comes from sales taxes, according to Donna Ginther, director of the Institute for Political and Social Research at the University of Kansas. “Kansas taxes are regressive because we rely too heavily on sales taxes,” Ginther said on December 17th at the last Board of …

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Deep-sea mining threatens 62% of the mollusks in hydrothermal springs with extinction

One of the main arguments against deep-sea mining is that it could inflict “irreversible damage” on the poorly understood ecosystems far below the waves. Now a new study has started in. released Limits of the marine sciences This month adds credibility to that view. The research focused on 184 species …

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Report: Newark benefits from Equity First Vaccination Initiative

With COVID-19 re-spreading at a rapid pace – with calls for vaccinations and booster vaccinations increasing – there is reason to believe that Newark, thanks to its stake in the Rockefeller Foundation’s $ 20 million equity, is better able to to cope with the recent surge -First vaccination initiative. Newark …

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Grenada appoints Justin Sun as WTO ambassador to drive local economic growth with digital technologies

Justin sun recently visited Grenada, Cuba, Barbados, among other countries. He has demonstrated his full commitment to promoting economic growth by leveraging digital technologies along with years of experience in the digital world. As an early coming and practitioner in the blockchain world, Justin sun founded TRON in 2018, one …

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Many Student Loan Borrowers Expect Negative Financial Impacts When Payments Resume in February | Business

WASHINGTON – More than two-thirds of U.S. adults with federal student loans say they need to take extra steps to pay off their student loan repayments when payments resume in February, according to a new survey from Bankrate and BestColleges. Federal borrowers have not had to make a student loan …

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Insects abundantly help in ecological restoration

Insects abundantly help in ecological restoration `BKP Sinha Insects help break down organic matter such as corpses and animal droppings. This is important as it reuses nutrients and makes them available for soil aeration Re-naturalization is a progressive way of protecting the environment. It is a form of environmental protection …

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Would you like forks to go with it? Single-Use Plastic Reduction Act comes into effect on January 1st

It’s not a ban on plastic forks, just a restriction. And it is one of several in the state’s efforts to produce less garbage. A law passed by the Washington Legislature earlier this year requires food companies to only include utensils, straws, and spice packets upon customer request. That restriction …

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Biden’s Covid vaccine mandate reintroduced for large companies

“Sane minds may disagree on OSHA’s approach to the pandemic, but we are not replacing our judgment with that of OSHA, which has been given political responsibilities by Congress,” she wrote, adding, “On constitutional ones Restrictions beyond the work of an agency, often of a scientific and technical nature, are …

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Supporting environmental protection and water pollution control in the Yangtze River Basin in China

WASHINGTON, December 17, 2021—The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $ 400 million loan to help protect the environment and reduce water pollution in China’s Yangtze River Basin. This funding complements more than $ 6 billion of China’s own resources and will help reduce plastic and animal manure …

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