Beavers and wolves are key to northern Wisconsin’s biodiversity, says conservation group leader

Protecting and restoring biodiversity is an important frontier in the fight to protect the environment, and the director of the Superior Bio-Conservancy sees two species as essential to preserving a variety of living things in northern Wisconsin. Bob Boucher, founder of the group protecting Lake Superior and the Laurentian Forest …

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Oakland is considering dropping proof of vaccination but requires masks at mega events

Oakland is considering dropping proof of vaccination but requires masks at mega events The Oakland City Council is likely to withdraw the city’s vaccination record, which applies to most indoor places like restaurants, bars, gyms and other businesses. At the same time, the revised ordinance would make masks compulsory indoors …

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Community Green: Earth Day at the Beach

By Pamela Noël As much as I love the mountains, it’s good to see a different perspective every now and then. In my case, it’s usually a coastal view. On this particular morning, I enjoyed a cup of tea as I hiked near the shore. I left my flip flops …

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Millions of homebuyers have warned of risky loans that could mean you’ll never own a home

PURCHASING a home is one of the biggest purchases you can make. Saving money during the process is ideal and avoiding a risky loan will help. 1 Risky lending options will most likely lead to foreclosures and low property values Most Americans typically use a mortgage, a loan, or an …

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Reducing emissions from energy sources, but not neglecting biodiversity and human rights: panellists

SINGAPORE – Developing energy systems that produce little or no emissions that contribute to global warming may be the focus of many countries right now, but young people today are also keeping an eye on how such developments could affect biodiversity and human communities. Ms Swati Mandloi, a youth delegate …

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Eco-friendly steps you can take

Earth Day is on Friday, and taking steps to be greener is easier than you think. It all starts with an environmentally conscious mindset by asking yourself in daily tasks: “How can I reduce my carbon footprint today?” It can start as early as waking up in the morning. One …

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Iran’s economic growth to reach 3% in 2022: IMF

TEHRAN — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook report, titled War Slows Global Recovery, has upgraded its forecast for Iran’s real gross domestic product (GDP) in 2022 by three percent from its previous report revised figure was two percent. The surge in Iran’s economic growth …

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Save our floors – the JTAC

How you can help make a difference this year Earth Day is a holiday that is often overlooked. This special day more than appears to affect each and every one of us. Earth Day began on April 22, 1970 when Americans flooded the streets to protest and demonstrate for a …

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Moderna study suggests newly designed vaccines protect against variants

Moderna on Tuesday announced preliminary results of its study of a coronavirus vaccine designed to protect against variants, and said the results show it can develop a vaccine that offers better and longer-lasting protection than its original product. However, the company said it was also testing another version of the …

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Shrink wrap recycling returns to Marblehead

Each year US boat owners produce approximately 92 million pounds of shrink wrap. The vast majority of this plastic material ends up in landfills and often contributes to the plastic pollution of our oceans. A difference can be made in reducing waste by considering other boat covering options or by …

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ALPINE INCOME PROPERTY TRUST, INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01. Conclusion of a significant definitive agreement. The information set forth in Section 2.03 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Section 1.01. Section 2.03. Creation of a direct financial obligation or an obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a registrant. As …

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China’s economy still grows weakly at 4.8% in January-March

BEIJING (AP) – China’s economic growth surged to a still sluggish 4.8% in the first three months of 2022 over a year ago as the spread of coronavirus outbreaks led to the shutdown of major industrial cities. Growth rose from the previous quarter’s 4% after a slump triggered by tighter …

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Wild About Worcester Way: a new 12-mile green corridor around the city

COMING to you soon: a wildlife corridor around Worcester that will help our community thrive in a thriving natural environment. The Worcester Environmental Group (WEG) and ONSIDE (a local charity), in partnership with Worcester City Council and many other organisations, have decided to create the Wild About Worcester Way, a …

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Many are enjoying the first fully vaccinated Easter in Oak Park

After two long years of fatigue from COVID-19, attendees at an Easter event in Oak Park say they are grateful for the opportunity to gather again. OAK PARK, California — For many people, it’s the first fully vaccinated Easter weekend. Around this time last year, people were looking for their …

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Are microbes the future of recycling? It’s complicated

Yagi Studio | Getty Images Since the first factories started making polyester from petroleum in the 1950s, humanity has produced an estimated 9.1 billion tons of plastic. Of the waste generated from this plastic, less than a tenth was recycled, the researchers said estimate. About 12 percent was incinerated, releasing …

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INFINITE GROUP INC: Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. Talos Loan On April 12, 2022, Infinite Group, Inc. (the “Company”), as borrower, has entered into a financing agreement (the “Loan”) with Talos Victory Fund, LLC (the “Lender”), a Delaware Limited partnership. In exchange for a promissory note, the lender agreed to …

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China cuts bank reserve ratio to boost economic growth

China’s central bank has cut the amount of money banks are required to hold in reserves to spur economic growth. The People’s Bank of China cut its reserve requirement ratio for commercial banks by 0.25%. China has grappled with slower growth as it battles fresh rounds of COVID-19 outbreaks. Loading …

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UC Davis biodiversity collections support research and educate the public

Some of the collections were recently featured by the university during Biodiversity Museum Day on March 6 and an episode of UC Davis Live on March 31 By SONORA SLATER — [email protected] Hidden behind the UC Davis Physics Building, in Academic Surge on Crocker Lane, the RM Bohart Museum of …

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Canada approves another COVID-19 antibody treatment – precision vaccines

(precision vaccinations) Health Canada announced today that it has authorized Evusheld to prevent COVID-19 in adults and certain children. After a thorough and independent scientific review of the evidence, the Department determined that Evusheld met Health Canada’s strict safety, efficacy and quality requirements. Evusheld™ prolonged-release by AstraZeneca is approved for …

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Let these super cute Fish Soy Sauce Lamps light up your life and help save our oceans from plastic pollution

There is so much joy in normal sized things made miniature (so cute!), but Heliograph’s playful sushi soy-inspired lamps also prove the opposite. Two Sydney designers, Jeffrey Simpson and Angus Ware, have taken the seemingly innocuous, fish-shaped soy sauce splatter design, scaled it up, and created lamps out of upcycled …

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How data-driven insights improve profitability, productivity and efficiency

With rising interest rates, falling refis and a significant decrease in purchase volume caused by low inventory, mortgage lenders are looking for smart solutions to combat margin squeezes in 2022 and beyond. HousingWire recently spoke with Maylin Casanueva, President of Teraverde, about the importance of data-driven decision-making and the power …

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Providing N2.019 billion to country’s healthcare sector for economic growth – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

AMAKA IFEAKANDU examines the impact of FirstBank initiatives in the healthcare sector and their contribution to containing the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria. Nigeria’s first and leading provider of financial inclusion services continues to play an active role in supporting the country’s healthcare sector. The Bank developed the Healthcare Financing Loan, …

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Cuban environmentalists, government fail to emphasize biodiversity protection amid climate change impacts – Xinhua

Image taken on March 9, 2018 shows a worker feeding crocodiles at the Crocodiles Breeder of the Zapata Swamp in Matanzas province, Cuba. (Source: Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez) Cuba’s Cienaga de Zapata National Park is one of the largest and most important wetlands in the Caribbean as it is home to approximately …

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Covid Live Updates: Global Cases, Vaccine Boosters and the Latest

A health worker in Shanghai is directing residents to queue for coronavirus tests during a two-week lockdown.Recognition…Aly Song/Reuters To Shanghai residents who have reached the limit of their patience with a lockdown that has kept them at home for two weeks, a senior health official has a message: “We cannot …

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Alluvial Art Show is coming to the Tennessee Aquarium on April 16th

From Saturday, April 16 through Sunday, October 30, more than a dozen artistic installations of aquatic animals made from reclaimed plastic waste will be on display across campus at the Tennessee Aquarium and IMAX 3D Theater. The Washed Ashore exhibit is presented by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Nobody Trashes …

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Cost of living crisis: Rishi Sunak must at least increase UK welfare benefits | Richard Partton

WWith or without a cost of living emergency, the British government looked vulnerable. A chancellor losing his once golden touch, a prime minister being questioned by police for partying in lockdown. Boris Johnson’s party slides from scandal to scandal. That households are experiencing the greatest pressure on living standards since …

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The island of West Cork welcomes the newest fluffy residents as part of the biodiversity plan

Some friendly new residents have arrived on a West Cork island as part of a biodiversity experiment. Andy Tornsey, Sherkin Island resident and new alpaca owner, said he was “so pleased to have them here.” Introducing the new arrivals to the Sherkin Islanders of Roaringwater Bay, he told Cork Beo: …

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The state government is pushing for the inclusion of a flu shot as winter approaches and hospitalizations for COVID-19 increase

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in South Australia has increased as the state records a further 4,222 cases. Core items: South Australia has 4,222 new COVID-19 cases There are currently 222 people hospitalized with the virus People 65 and older can get a free flu shot when they receive their …

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Pandemic has created more trash, needs recycling | COVID-19

ANGOLA – Online order boxes and takeout orders are doubling our garbage intake. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, increasing numbers of takeout deliveries and Amazon crates have been piling up plastic by-products and cardboard on our curbs at an alarming rate. The pandemic led to high …

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The GCP fund offers multi-family construction loans ranging from $1,000,000 to $100,000,000

New York, NY, April 09, 2022 — (PR.com) — Real estate investors and developers are struggling to access multifamily construction projects as many commercial banks won’t even consider lending for these types of construction jobs. GCP Fund is one of the few lenders working with multi-family residential properties and providing …

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Post-COVID economic support is estimated at 13.9% of Saudi GDP

JEDDAH – Saudi Finance Minister Mohammad Al-Jadaan said the kingdom has overcome the coronavirus pandemic due to quick response and unprecedented measures to protect citizens and residents and support economic activity, estimated at 13.9% of gross domestic product Product (GDP). He added that several Arab countries were beginning to recover …

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Genome-based study also finds new bird species at high risk of imminent extinction – ScienceDaily

One of the most controversial questions in evolutionary biology is: How did the Amazon become so species-rich? A new study on birds examines how the movements of rivers in the Amazon have contributed to the area’s exceptional biodiversity. The research team, led by the American Museum of Natural History, found …

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White House admits Biden could get COVID, stresses he’s vaccinated

The White House on Friday acknowledged that President Biden could catch COVID-19 amid a surge in positive cases surrounding the president, but stressed he was taking steps to protect himself. “We are taking every precaution to ensure we protect him, we protect the vice president, the first lady, the second …

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Live healthy without plastic | AspenTimes.com

People in the Los Angeles area drive enough miles a day to get from Earth to Mars. We use around 20 billion disposable diapers a year – enough to stretch to the moon and back about seven times. Plasticized diapers have impacted our landfills since their invention in 1961. Cotton …

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Benefits of Paying Student Loans Every Two Weeks

When it comes to paying off a student loan, most borrowers opt for the simpler option: regular monthly installments, often withdrawn automatically from a bank account. However, you are not limited to the standard payment schedule. If you choose to pay off your student loans every two weeks instead of …

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SA’s food security, economic growth at risk unless rural infrastructure is improved: KWANALU – SABC News

Organized agriculture in KwaZulu-Natal fears the country’s food security and economic growth will be at risk unless urgent improvements are made to rural infrastructure. A comprehensive survey by the KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (KWANALU) found that three out of four farmers find poor conditions on the rural roads they use every …

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EPA, UNDP & Partners Host Capacity Building Workshop for Community Structures to Improve Biodiversity Awareness at Lake Piso Multiple Nature Reserve & Gola National Park – FrontPageAfrica

ROBERTSPORT, Grand Cape Mount — The Environmental Protection Agency EPA, through its Energy and Environment Division, in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), has begun a three-day workshop focused on community structure for biodiversity conservation at Lake Piso Multiple Nature Reserve and Gola National Park for improved Conservation …

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Vaccines are not associated with sudden death in any age group

Despite vaccines being among the safest medical devices, unsubstantiated claims about their safety continue to circulate on social media. A post on Facebook, deleted since April 3, said that cot death — the unexpected death of an apparently healthy baby — and sudden death in adults are caused by vaccines. …

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A DECADE OF ARTIVISM FOR OCEANES

Non-Profit is publishing a unique retrospective art book celebrating 10 years of art and murals dedicated to our planet’s oceans by renowned artists from around the world. LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At a time when the art world has leaned heavily into the digital space, PangeaSeed is …

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[In-depth] Thinking of buying a used car? Steps to apply for a loan

Easy access to loans and fast payouts make used cars popular. The pandemic has also caused a surge in demand for personal vehicles as people prefer to have their vehicle over public transport to ward off potential health risks. Buy one used car also makes sense for first-time buyers as …

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(Hello Africa) Kenya’s coastal biodiversity hotspot offers alternative livelihoods to local farmers-Xinhua

An adult butterfly hangs from a native tree at a demonstration farm at the entrance to the Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kilifi district on Kenya’s north coast. (Xinhua/Naftali Mwaura) The Kipepeo (Swahili for butterfly) farming project, started in 1993 with funding from the Kenyan government and foreign donors, has revolutionized the …

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Prior COVID vaccination induces a more robust antibody response to Omicron

A recently published study on the medRxiv* The preprint server assessed the effects of previous vaccination against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) on the human immune response against SARS-CoV-2 omicron infection. Various studies have reported a lower susceptibility of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant to neutralizing antibodies. Therefore, …

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GCSE discusses catastrophic impacts of plastic waste in oceans

Related Practices and Jurisdictions This week, scientists, policymakers and advocates from France and the United States come together to discuss the catastrophic impact of plastic waste in our oceans and what can be done about it. Registration for virtual participation in the program is free. A registration form is linked …

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Nathan Hartseil – Boston Agent Magazine

With his Midwestern sensibility, charisma and work ethic, Nathan Hartseil won over the people of New England. Although Hartseil, Senior Loan Officer and Branch Manager at Main Street Home Loans, is proud of his reputation and recognition in the industry, he really likes knowing he’s “the guy” that his lawyers, …

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The government expects higher growth despite the global gloom

The government is set to raise its economic growth target to 7.5% for the upcoming 2022-23 fiscal year, even amid fears of rising commodity prices and a forecast of an economic slowdown in the European Union – Bangladesh’s top export destination – in the wake of the ongoing war between …

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New plant species in Albay named after late biologist

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Man in Germany gets 90 COVID-19 shots to sell fake vaccination cards

BERLIN – A 60-year-old man is said to have been vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell fake vaccination cards with real vaccine batch numbers to people who do not want to be vaccinated themselves. The man from the eastern German city of Magdeburg, whose …

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Linking education, labor and real-time dollars as the key to economic growth

FAIRFIELD – An automotive handbook requires reading skills higher than a college freshman’s ability – and it’s layered in technology, math, and other academic skills. But a prospective car mechanic does not necessarily have to study. The same applies to nursing and other medical professions. Indeed, there are a growing …

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Coffee fans and tea lovers wanted for a scientific study in Cork

Guatemala’s top chef Debora Fadul will join Irish potato farmer Maria Flynn of Ballymakenny Farm in a very special online demo “Wild And Traditional Food Recovery” (6 April) in partnership with Irish charity Trócaire. Geopolitical events related to the impacts of climate change have caused the whole area of ​​food …

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Supporting the frontliners in the fight against environmental pollution

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Microplastics detected in blood for the first time: what that could mean

Share on PinterestThe newest vessel of microplastics is human blood, according to new research. pcess609/Getty Images Scientists have been concerned about possible harm from microplastics for many years. In a new study, researchers have developed a method for detecting microplastics in human blood. The scientists found microparticles of four common …

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What is employer student loan repayment?

There are many different programs to help student borrowers pay off debt faster, but aside from student loan forgiveness programs, student loan repayment assistance programs can be the most effective. These programs, offered by government agencies and private employers, can provide hundreds or even thousands of dollars in assistance to …

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CANADA FX DEBT – Canadian dollar to gain quarterly as economic growth accelerates

* Canadian dollar weakens 0.2% against greenback * For first quarter, loonie on track to gain 1% * Flash estimate shows Canadian GDP up 0.8% in February * Price of U.S. oil falls 4.9% TORONTO, March 31 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, but …

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Pahang is taking steps to protect biodiversity resources

Established on January 1, THE Pahang State Parks Corporation and the Pahang State Biodiversity Council are part of the state government’s efforts to strengthen the tourism sector and protect biodiversity resources. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail said the company will serve as an advisor to state agencies …

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Braunschweig hospital reopens vaccination clinic

With the decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to approve a second booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines for those at higher risk, Mid Coast-Parkview Health is reopening its immunization clinic at 81 Medical Center Drive starting Thursday . March 31. According …

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Beach cleaning robot collects tiny plastic waste to clean Brevard’s beaches

It crawls along the beach, separating evil from good. The solar-powered BeBot is a remote-controlled robot that pulls dangerous microplastics and other small debris out of the sand. Bryan Bobbitt is touring with Keep Brevard Beautiful, organizers of the BeBot tour around the county. “This is the first of its …

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Yixin finds a new path to profit as a car loan agent

Key Jtake away food : Yixin posted an adjusted net profit of $43 million last year as its new auto loan facilitation business grew 65% and its credit impairments fell sharply. The company’s asset quality has improved significantly since switching to lending facilitation from its previous business as …

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Omicron, high inflation, energy prices and the Ukraine crisis are slowing the growth of Greater Manchester’s economy

Omicron-related disruptions and high inflation, fueled by rising energy prices and the war in Ukraine, have stalled economic growth in Greater Manchester in recent months, despite a slight uptick in domestic trade. The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly business survey found that domestic sales to UK customers in the …

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Chevron and Restore the Earth Foundation agree to collaborate on carbon offset reforestation project in Louisiana

HOUSTON & ITHACA, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chevron USA Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, and Restore the Earth Foundation, Inc. announced an agreement for a reforestation project covering up to 8,800 acres of land in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana. The project will bring together Chevron and the Restore the Earth Foundation …

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Illinois and Chicago are reducing COVID-19 testing and vaccinations

Illinois and Chicago are reducing COVID-19 testing and vaccinations On Friday, Illinois will close ten community-based COVID testing sites statewide, impacting five Chicago-area clinics: Arlington Heights, Aurora, Harwood Heights, South Holland and Waukegan. At one point, these sites were each testing more than a thousand people a day for coronavirus, …

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Plastic Flamingo recycles plastic bags in Muntinlupa

Francois Lesage, Founder of Plastic Flamingo, and Yeya Berjaoui, General Manager of CMA CGM Philippines, sign a partnership that will prevent plastic pollution from entering seas and oceans by recycling it into new products. INVOLVED PHOTO THE Plastic Flamingo (PLAF), with the support of CMA CGM Group, a global leader …

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City of Vicksburg Continues Post-COVID Economic Growth – The Vicksburg Post

A year after Vicksburg began to recover from the effects of COVID-19, the city’s financial position continues to improve as the city’s sales tax numbers continue to exceed fiscal 2021 surveys. According to the city’s accounting department, total state sales tax refunds to the city in March were $586,870.65; $7,173.31, …

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Researchers received grant to develop momentum

Image: A team of researchers from the University of Tennessee and Mississippi State University received a USDA NIFA grant to develop and apply a framework to optimize conservation investment strategies based on climate change risk to forest-based biodiversity. The work focuses on four taxonomic groups (amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles) …

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Vaccinations and update of local work requirements

As employers continue to defend immunization-related claims, manage refresher periods and welcome employees back to their jobs more permanently for 2022, there is some comfort in the decisions of the Fair Work Commissions of Floors Aucamp against Association of Christian Homes for the Elderly [2021] FWC 6669 and Isabella Stevens …

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BROWN: Set the course for long-term growth: Repeal Mississippi’s income tax | Mississippi Politics and News

Submitted by Starla Brown, State Director for Americans for Prosperity “A complete abolition of the state income tax would result in the state’s economic and population development being supercharged,” writes Brown. There’s nothing wrong with Mississippi that the Mississippi can’t fix. But to meet our challenges, our state needs two …

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LA tentatively approves plan to relax vaccination record rules – NBC Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council has granted tentative approval to lift its mandate requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for entry to many indoor facilities and large outdoor events. The city ordinance, which went into effect Nov. 8, requires people over the age of 12 to show proof of vaccination before …

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Monroe Capital Supports Acquisition of Biomechanical Research & Testing, LLC by Aperture, LLC | Business

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 23, 2022– Monroe Capital LLC announced that it has acted as lead arranger and sole administrative agent for the financing of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Biomechanical Research & Testing, LLC (“BRT”) by Aperture, LLC (“ Aperture”), a portfolio company of Trinity Hunt Partners. …

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CIO to host economic growth summit

The CIO Club Africa has announced that it will host its inaugural summit, which will focus on the role of digital in economic growth and transformation. At a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, event organizer Edniesal Consulting Ltd said the summit will improve strategic communication and networking between IT …

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What Is an Installment Loan? Oak Park Financial

What Is an Installment Loan? Oak Park Financial

When you are comparing installment loans, always evaluate the lenders on the basis of the available loan amounts, repayment terms and charges. Beyond these factors consider these suggestions to choose the right installment loan for your needs: Find to find your credit score. Before comparing installment loans make sure you check your …

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The Drift: Trees, Bees, Fish and Seeds: Vale’s biodiversity initiatives are helping to rejuvenate the Sudbury landscape

The humble greenhouse in the Copper Cliff neighborhood is the centerpiece of a unique reclamation program On a chilly mid-winter morning, the outside temperature has dropped to -10C at Copper Cliff, just outside Sudbury, and a fresh layer of freshly fallen snow is blanketing the area. But in the greenhouse …

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Invitations to Spring 2022 Booster Program issued in UK – Precision Vaccination

(precision vaccinations) The UK National Health Service recently announced that the NHS COVID-19 vaccination program is contacting people “when” it is their turn to get a booster shot, in line with new recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization. Around 600,000 people will be invited to book this …

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Is microfiber bad for the planet? The environmental impact of microfibers

Microfiber is a synthetic material used in everything from cleaning cloths to clothing. While some see it as an eco-friendly alternative to single-use paper towels, there are some major downsides that keep it from being a sustainable swap. Cue in microfibers. As the name suggests, microfibers are extremely small synthetic …

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Recovering a Member’s Interest in an LLC | Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

In my last post on this blog, I explored a potential avenue for a debtor to maximize the value of the sale of their interest in a bankrupt Limited Liability Company (“LLC”), notwithstanding any sale restrictions in the LLC’s Operating Agreement and Applicable State Law. In this article, I discuss …

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How the public views the implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact

The EU responded to the eurozone crisis by recommitting itself to the Stability and Growth Pact – the eurozone’s legal limit on the size of member states’ deficits and debts. But when do EU citizens support enforcement of these limits, and do patterns in public opinion make enforcement more or …

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DENR, Quezon City Government Ink Agreement for Biodiversity Park

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has signed an agreement with the Quezon City government to develop an urban biodiversity park in New Manila. “While our focus is largely on managing natural ecosystems through the establishment of protected areas, we also need to address the …

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Last weekend for mobile vaccinations at Aurora Shopping Center – CBS Denver

AURORA, Colorado (CBS 4)- It was a southeast Aurora scene that could soon be gone, mobile vaccination clinics in parking lots dispensing COVID-19 shots. For the past year, The Southlands shopping district has been more than just a shopping destination for the Smoky Hill area, it has also been a …

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First range of sex toys made from recycled plastic from the ocean

Sexual Wellbeing Experts Sinful have launched a range of sex toys made from recycled ocean plastic and coated in a thin layer of silky smooth silicone. The range is a collection of toys packed in environmentally conscious packaging. Each product is designed to spark conversations about sustainability and the environment …

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Private lenders push to restart federal student loan repayments

SoFi, one of the largest student refinancing companies, tell investors earlier this month that the latest extension of the Biden administration’s payment freeze in December was expected to cut the company’s profits by $20 million to $25 million in the first quarter of this year. The company is one of …

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In Hungary, a mix of perceived growth and propaganda is swaying in favor of Viktor Orbán

Despite a solid opposition, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán looks increasingly likely to win a new term. For Hungary’s much-hyped closed opposition, hopes of toppling Viktor Orbán in an April 3 general election are beginning to fade. Recent polls have shown Orbán’s Fidesz party increasing its lead over the six-party …

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The students get involved in helping to create biodiversity on the March school grounds

A March school has contributed to the biodiversity of its site by planting 60 native trees and shrub seedlings. All Saints Academy grades 3, 4 and 6 students participated in a tree planting event led by Ashley Lydiate of community environmental organization Groundwork East. Ashley said: “Tree planting was made …

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Vaccinated visitors do not need a test to visit Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is the latest Caribbean destination to waive pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors. As of March 16, 2022, the destination has lifted travel testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers. (Fully vaccinated means that a traveler has received both doses of a two-dose vaccine or one of a …

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The fate of the oceans depends on sewage and waste control, experts and diplomats warn

The world’s oceans are choking on oxygen shortages caused by global warming and human pollution from sewage and industrial waste, and we’re running out of time to fix the problem, experts and diplomats warned Wednesday. At a preparatory meeting in Brasilia for the United Nations Ocean Conference in June, they …

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Lenders who refinance non-degree student loans

If you have student loans but no degree, managing your repayment can be more difficult, especially if you’re hoping to refinance. Most lenders require a degree for refinancing, but there are a few exceptions. Here’s where to start if you’re trying to refinance your student loans without a degree. What …

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Fed Actions Won’t Cause Recession But Will Slow Growth: Mike Wilson

Economic growth will slow as the Fed fights inflation, Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson said on Tuesday. “That doesn’t mean a recession, it just means that growth expectations will come down,” Wilson said. The strategist also said long-dated bonds are an attractive investment in the current landscape. Loading Something is loading. …

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from Curone Park a new discovery for science

Hieracium racemosum subspecie spinidentatum (Photo Melina vila) Discovery of a new plant subspecies thanks to the work of Gev The wild grass was identified by Professor Gotschlich of the University of Pipes Montevichia – It has been named Hieracium racemosum subspecie spinidentatum and is a new botanical subspecies discovered in …

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The Philadelphia Health Department is correcting previous errors in reported COVID-19 immunization data

The Daily Pennsylvanian is a student-run non-profit organization. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site. The Philadelphia Department of Health recently updated the city’s COVID-19 dashboard to reflect correct adult and child immunization rates. Credit: Chase Sutton Philadelphia officials on March 9 corrected errors in the …

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That’s why Whole Foods doesn’t use plastic bags

Whole Foods co-president and chief operating officer AC Gallo cited the retailer’s core values ​​and commitment to its communities and the environment for the decision, saying in a Notice published on Earth Day 2008: “More and more cities and countries are beginning to seriously restrict single-use plastic grocery bags because …

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The crypto mortgage is coming (at a price)

One thesis you hear from cryptocurrency advocates is that often baffling price volatility is a function of asset immaturity, low liquidity (compared to, say, the $119 trillion global bond market dollars) and the scarcity of price signals. As the market matures and scaffolding around crypto is erected, the thesis is …

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Nigeria: Use of Local Materials in Housing Projects Stimulates Economic Growth – Fashola

Labor and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola said the promulgation of Executive Orders 3 and 5 had resulted in the use of local materials in the construction of federal government housing projects, thereby stimulating Nigeria’s economic growth. Fashola, speaking at the 35th Annual Assembly of Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria …

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“Clean air support program will be based on performance”

NEW DELHI : The National Clean Air Program (NCAP) was made performance-based, meaning the funds allocated to it depend on how well a city or municipality implements this program, Leena Nandan, Secretary, Union Department of Environment, Forests and Climate Change,” he said in an interview. She also said her ministry …

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As a return to ‘normal’, children too young to be vaccinated – and their parents – are being left behind

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Moderna cans stand alongside Pfizer cans for 12- to 15-year-olds beginning their COVID-19 vaccination Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy . By Ellen Pritchard | The public forum | March 13, 2022 at 1:00 p.m I can’t …

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The container return program benefits recycling and the oceans

Sunday March 13, 2022 2:27 p.mPress release: Green party The work of Green Ministers over the last term is making itself felt with today’s announcement that the government plans to introduce a drink container return scheme. As Deputy Environment Minister of the Greens Eugenie Sage started the work To design …

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Experts assume sustained economic growth in 2022

Experts have forecast sustained economic growth into 2022 after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported that Nigeria’s economy grew 3.4% year-on-year in 2021, with an estimated real value of 72.39 trillion N. which is an uptrend from the 1.92% contraction recorded last year. This was explained by people most …

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We don’t yet know enough about deep-sea mining to practice it safely

Serious concerns have been raised about the potential impact of deep-sea mining if it begins, particularly given the large number of unknowns and the major environmental damage it can cause. Now, for the first time, scientists have compiled an overview of the knowledge gaps about the targeted sea areas, showing …

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COVID-19 vaccine is offered at weekly county vaccination clinics

OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Health Department continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines to county residents and integrates the service with weekly immunization clinics. Since early last year, Oswego County Health Department officials have set up immunization clinics at locations in every corner of the county to make the COVID-19 …

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CooperVision expands industry’s first plastic-neutral initiative in the United States

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW ORLEANS – CooperVision announced that its entire portfolio of silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lenses is now net plastic neutral1 in the United States, expanding the company’s sustainability leadership and increasing the environmental impact of this groundbreaking initiative. The MyDay family of daily lenses now joins the …

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IMF warns war between Ukraine and Russia is likely to slow global growth

The war in Ukraine and related sanctions that countries around the world have imposed on Russia are likely to prompt a downgrade in the International Monetary Fund’s forecast for global economic growth, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday. The Ukraine crisis is another shock to a global economy …

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Relocate farmland to reduce carbon emissions and protect biodiversity

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, UK, have created a world map showing where farmland should be located to minimize environmental impact and maximize production. This could eliminate freshwater consumption, increase biodiversity and sequester large amounts of carbon. The “new” world map includes, among other things, large growing areas for …

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The Move It Up initiative is working to provide COVID-19 vaccinations in ZIP codes with low immunization status

More than a year since the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine, UC Davis Health is using federal funds to bring vaccines to underserved areas through the Mobilizing Organizations Via Equitable Immunizations and Testing through Unified Partnerships (Move It Up) initiative, which works with 5 U.S. Funded by millions of dollars …

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Rules an ocean of plastics EJINSIGHT

Images of plastic pollution in the sea and on beaches are now commonplace, and the problem is likely to get worse. Last week, the OECD’s first-ever Global Plastics Outlook revealed a dramatic increase in plastic waste entering waterways. This report comes just a month after the World Wildlife Fund for …

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Simplified cross-border financing

Lendai, a fintech company changing the way foreign investors access U.S. financing without the need for a credit history or U.S. residency, announced $35 million in equity funding and by loan. The round was jointly led by Meron Capital and Cardumen Capital, with participation from Discount Capital, Skywell Capital Partners, …

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Agricultural Productivity as Key to Sustaining Nigerian Economic Growth

Efforts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to boost agricultural productivity are one of the main reasons the country’s economy has posted five straight quarters of positive growth since the 2020 recession, writes TONY CHUKWUNYEM According to the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Q4’21 report released last month by …

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2022 Biodiversity Field Trip Grants will help more than 3,300 Illinois students learn about the state’s natural heritage

SPRING FIELD – This year, more than 3,300 students will visit Illinois state parks, natural areas, museums and other natural resource locations to learn about nature and conservation thanks to grants from the Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant Program. Colleen Callahan, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, today …

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LA Community Clinics vaccinate the most vulnerable. A year later they are still not paid.

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered weekdays. Some Southern California community health clinics say they have not been paid for millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses they have administered to vulnerable residents over the past year. Clinics have been the backbone of coronavirus vaccination efforts …

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Apollo Provides $212 Million Refi to Brookfield’s DreamWorks Animation Studios

Apollo, on behalf of its insurance platform, provided $212.2 million in refinancing for Brookfield Real Estate Income Trustit’s DreamWorks Animation studios Campus in Glendale, Calif., Commercial Observer may report first. The seven-year loan was a straightforward deal, with no brokers involved. In November, Brookfield made her studio debut when she …

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Keith Hudson: Small businesses are key to economic growth – Washington Daily News

By Keith Hudson In North Carolina, entrepreneurs and small business owners are an important cornerstone of our state’s economy. In rural, urban and suburban areas, small businesses are essential to the fabric of our communities and important engines of local economic development. Small businesses account for 44% of economic activity …

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The unnamed locust sparks a taxonomic debate

The failed attempt by researchers to describe a new scientific species of grasshopper using only photos has sparked debate about established taxonomic conventions. The locust was photographed in northern Peru in 2008, and researchers from Croatia have since rejected their attempts to officially describe it from journal after journal. In …

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The pandemic still looms over those too young to be vaccinated

Published: 03/06/2022 20:00:45 Modified: 03/06/2022 20:00:11 Chances are, dear reader, you’re slowly — or perhaps quickly — “getting ahead” from the pandemic as the state’s COVID-19 numbers continue to improve. Unless you live with a carpet rat or two. The lack of a vaccine for under-fives leaves parents and carers …

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Residents of uMhlanga want to make a splash for nature conservation

There is no mistaking uMhlanga resident Keira King with her passion for marine conservation. As a member of the Umhlanga Rocks Surf Lifesaving Club, the 15-year-old sees the impact plastic pollution is having on the oceans and marine life on an almost daily basis. This has prompted them to swim …

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European bank stocks fall as war in Ukraine escalates

European bank stocks were under outsized pressure on Friday amid a market sell-off as Russia stepped up its attack on Ukraine with the bombing of a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant. Major US and European stock indices fell on uncertainty surrounding economic growth due to the Ukraine crisis, the resulting …

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