Arquivo de abril de 2011

  • NCBA Cautious About Final Dust Policy Assessment

    quinta-feira, 28 de abril de 2011

    According to Tamara Thies, chief environmental counsel for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the policy assessment is an important document in the regulatory process that sets forth the EPA staff’s advice to the administrator about the regulation of coarse particulate matter, more commonly known as dust.
    In the final policy assessment, [...]

  • Unicamp lança portal de conteúdos educacionais

    quinta-feira, 28 de abril de 2011

    Agência FAPESP – A Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) lançou no dia 25 o OpenCourseWare (OCW) Unicamp, portal desenvolvido para hospedar conteúdos das disciplinas dos cursos de graduação em formato digital, originários de disciplinas de cursos de graduação da universidade.
    O objetivo da iniciativa é disponibilizar para a sociedade, de forma [...]

  • Pork Producers Support a Sustainable Future

    quarta-feira, 27 de abril de 2011

    Yet, even with a long history of being good stewards of the environment, producers continue to seek ways to improve their overall sustainability to benefit their animals, their neighbors, their local community and consumers worldwide.
    “To us, sustainability is the ability to endure,” said Randy Spronk, a farrow-to-finish pork producer from Edgerton, Minnesota, who serves on [...]

  • BPEX Environment Roadmap Launched

    quarta-feira, 27 de abril de 2011

    Important improvements have already been achieved over the last decade but more needs to be done.
    BPEX Chairman Stewart Houston said: “The Roadmap is testament to our commitment to reduce the pig industry’s carbon footprint and details the targets we have set ourselves.
    “Our industry targets go beyond the 11 per cent reduction set by Government for [...]

  • CIWF Urges a Cut in Meat Intake to Save the Earth

    terça-feira, 26 de abril de 2011

    Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) called for a revolution in our farming systems and diets, so that the Earth and its inhabitants can be protected.
    According to CIWF, to reduce our impact on the environment and climate change, we need to reduce consumption of meat and dairy products in line with government [...]

  • Myths and facts about U.S. EPA standards

    segunda-feira, 25 de abril de 2011

    WRI experts take closer look at some of the myths, inaccuracies, and misinformation surrounding Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gases.
    In recent months, the debate over U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations of greenhouse gas emissions took on a heated tone across the country. At the federal level, the Senate voted [...]