Recent Environment releases

[PRESSWIRE] Squamish, B.C - March 21, 2019 -- Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE), a Canadian clean energy company, today announced the completion of an equity financing round of USD$68 million, marking the largest private investment made into a Direct Air Capture (DAC) company to date. With multiple investors now on board, this financing highlights the significant commercial interest in DAC, particularly from the global energy and private investment sectors.

[PRESSWIRE] Tenerife – 25 February, 2019 -- The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August to Brazil for their reinsertion in nature have already managed to adapt to the harsh conditions of their habitat in the Caatinga and are now flying free in the wild.  The parrot is one of the most important projects of the Foundation, which has managed to move its category on the Red List of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) from ‘critically endangered’ to ‘endangered’.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom – 31 January, 2019 -- “Take, make, waste” is no longer a viable way of operating in the fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) industry.  Billions of clothing items find their way into landfills every year, plastic bottles are polluting the oceans and electronic waste is harmful.

[PRESSWRE] Tenerife, Spain – 18 January, 2019 -- The population of these endangered birds in the wild has multiplied and reached record numbers thanks to the financial support of the Foundation and the key intervention of the Vatican                                                                                                                                               

[PRESSWIRE] Puerto de La Cruz - December 27th, 2018 -- Loro Parque, in its continuous commitment to scientific research, has recently begun to collaborate in research on the echolocation of orcas, a key sense that favours their orientation and the location of prey for hunting.  There is not much information on whether it is a behaviour that cetaceans learn or if it is innate, nor is there data on the moment in which it appears in their development, so that the zoo, recognised as the best in the world, will contribute to providing information on a feature that is vital to their survival.

[PRESSWIRE] Puerto de La Cruz - December 5th, 2018 -- The Loro Parque Foundation recently held the annual meeting of its Advisory Committee, which has decided how to distribute the $1,000,000 that the Foundation dedicates each year to nature conservation projects carried out in the five continents.  The meeting took place in Puerto de La Cruz, the city where both the non-profit organisation and its main sponsor, Loro Parque, are based.

[PRESSWIRE] Puerto de La Cruz - November 7, 2018 -- As part of their commitment to the protection of wild species and their natural habitats, Loro Parque and Poema del Mar have decided to join forces with the European Commission and the United Nations Environment Programme, as well as other international partners, to launch a coalition of aquariums to fight plastic pollution. Aquariums around the world will organise permanent activities at their facilities and change their policies to eliminate all single-use plastic items.

[PRESSWIRE] La Paz, Bolivia - 10 October, 2018 -- What may well be the world’s ugliest family of frogs is facing extinction before some of them even have a name for their species - due to a deadly fungus, climate change and pollution.

[PRESSWIRE] Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - 10 July, 2018 -- The gran aquarium Poema del Mar, recently opened in the heart of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, offers its visitors a unique opportunity - a trip to the very depths of the ocean with its Deep Sea exhibition, featuring the world's largest curved window, 36 metres wide, 7.35 metres high and 39 centimetres thick.

[PRESSWIRE] June 7, 2018 - Squamish, B.C. – Announced today, Carbon Engineering (CE), a Canadian-based clean energy company, has published new research that proves CO2 can now be captured from the atmosphere for less than $100USD per ton. Released in a peer-reviewed paper, CE’s breakthroughs in Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology demonstrate, for the first time, a scalable and cost-effective solution for removing CO2 from the atmosphere.