Recent Environment press releases & news

Loro Parque Foundation and the University of La Laguna join forces

 [PRESSWIRE] Spain – 02 December, 2019 -- Loro Parque Fundación has presented, this Thursday 28 November, a sculpture made from recycled objects that shows the serious problem that plastic generates in the environment. The inauguration took place in the Auditorium of the University of La Laguna (ULL) and was attended by more than 500 people.

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[PRESSWIRE] Puerto de la Cruz - 13 November, 2019 --  Scientists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, based at the Max-Planck Comparative Cognition Research station in the Loro Parque, Tenerife, found that four species of parrots did not show any negative reaction to their partner receiving a better pay-off than themselves from a human experimenter in exchange for tokens. Unlike most tested primate species so far, who so to speak “freak out” if their partner gets a better reward, the parrots reacted neither to their partner receiving something better for the same effort (i.e. to an unequal food distribution), nor to having to work harder for the same reward (thus to unequal effort).

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[PRESSWIRE] Jakarta, Indonesia - 04 November, 2019 -- The Indonesian manufacturing industry continues to rely heavily on oil and coal for its energy needs, yet opportunities exist for significant savings and cleaner production if the country embraces natural gas energy sources, a new study by Ipsos Business Consulting has concluded.

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[PRESSWIRE] SPAIN – 21 October, 2019 -- The headquarters of the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands this Friday, October 18, hosted the presentation of the prestigious Gorilla 2018 Award to Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays.  The award celebrates its sixteenth anniversary this year and highlights environmental responsibility, taking into account strategies and actions to conserve biodiversity and the sustainable use of resources.

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[PRESSWIRE] London, UK - 1 October, 2019 -- The Luxury Report have announced the opening of voting for The Luxury Report Awards 2020, to mirror its sister publication The European. The tri-annual travel magazine featuring locations, products and services from around the world are looking to reward those that have excelled in their sector or location. 

[PRESSWIRE] Squamish, B.C. - September 17, 2019 -- Canadian clean energy company, Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE), today announced it is expanding the capacity of the design for its first commercial Direct Air Capture (DAC) plant, to enable corporate customers to permanently remove carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the atmosphere. 

[PRESSWIRE] Spain – 19 July, 2019 -- It is sad but true: nowadays, our World is facing the strongest environmental crisis ever, and its effects are causing the sixth major extinction of the planet Earth. More than 7,700,000,000 human beings are exhausting the World’s natural resources, extinguishing species, changing the climate, polluting the oceans, and expelling animals from their natural habitats.

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[PRESSWIRE] HOUSTON, Texas, and SQUAMISH, British Columbia (May 21, 2019) – Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental, and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE), a Canadian clean energy company, today announced they are jointly proceeding with the engineering and design of the world’s largest Direct Air Capture (DAC) and sequestration facility. The companies are evaluating a facility designed to capture 500 kilotonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the atmosphere each year, which would be used in Occidental’s enhanced oil recovery (EOR) operations and subsequently stored underground permanently. The plant would be located in the Permian Basin.

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[PRESSWIRE] United States - 08 April, 2019 -- FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Ry Armstrong & Friends in An Earth Day Celebration on Monday April 22 at 7pm.

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[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.