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Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report

Posted: Sep 29, 2014 – 07:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet Report released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in...

Random House and BusinessWeek’s Paul Barrett Receive Defamation Notice Over Chevron Pollution Case

Posted: Sep 18, 2014 – 12:07 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Random House and BusinessWeek reporter Paul M. Barrett face a potential defamation claim over a pro-Chevron book about an environmental litigation in Ecuador that is riddled with errors, fictional scenes and defamatory assertions, according to a...

WECAN International Issues Global Call to Action During People's Climate March, UN Climate Summit

Posted: Aug 21, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

MILL VALLEY, CA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Womens Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) has announced a series of events to mobilize women around the issue of climate change during the Peoples Climate March, Climate Week NYC 2014, and the UN...

Businesses Fear Climate Change New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried

Posted: Jun 25, 2014 – 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their...

Protest Against Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest

Posted: May 26, 2014 – 08:20 AM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 26 /CSRwire/ - On Wednesday, May 28 at 8 a.m., Chevrons Annual Shareholders Meeting will take place at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas, where Ecuadorian indigenous and advocacy groups will gather outside the museum to ask the oil giant...

1% for the Planet & Jack Johnson Team Up to Give Back to Environment "All At Once"

Posted: May 22, 2014 – 03:30 PM EST

WAITSFIELD, Vt., May 22 /CSRwire/ - On May 23, Jack Johnson, 1% for the Planet Ambassador and business member, will perform at the Boston Calling Music Festival in Boston, MA, kicking off a summer long collaboration with 1% for the Planet, the worlds...

Chevron Management Hit with Protests on Five Continents over Environmental Abuses

Posted: May 21, 2014 – 02:00 PM EST

RICHMOND, Calif., May 21 /CSRwire/ - In a global protest event spanning five continents, several communities affected by Chevron's sloppy operational practices call on consumers and governments to not do business with oil giant until the company's management team cleans up its act...

NCGA Applauds Vermont as First State in U.S. to Achieve Mandatory Labeling of GMOs, Wary of Bill in its Shadow

Posted: Apr 24, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) congratulates Vermont as the first state in the U.S. to pass a mandatory GMO labeling bill. In the wake of this victory, NCGA urges Congress to not support the Safe...

Eco Heroes Save The Climate

Posted: Apr 04, 2014 – 03:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Hippo Works, the Venice Beach-based eco animation studio, is online launching a half-hour cartoon musical Eco Heroes Save The Climate this Earth Day, April 22 [click for trailer]. Whole Foods sponsored the films earlier DVD premiere at...

Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Posted: Mar 25, 2014 – 03:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agencys (EPA) new proposed rule for water safety. The rule...

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