Navigation Links
New center will focus environmental debate and produce solutions for action
Date:9/30/2008

PHILADELPHIAThe Academy of Natural Sciences today announced a new Center for Environmental Policy that will bring together disparate parties in the wide-ranging environmental debate and offer practical solutions for managing the region's natural resources.

The center will be funded by an $82,500 start-up grant from the William Penn Foundation. It will evaluate key issues of environmental policy affecting Philadelphia and surrounding communities and provide a forum for discussion among citizens, industries, government officials and organizations. The center will build public awareness on critical environmental topicsincluding climate change, water pollution, and the role of religionand recommend official policies based on science and inclusive dialogue.

"The center will answer the long-standing need for a non-partisan, science-based organization that is capable of engaging and guiding disparate public and private environmental stakeholders," said Academy President and CEO Dr. William Y. Brown. "The Philadelphia region is fortunate to have a large number of active organizationsfrom grass-roots to the top echelons of governmentthat want to work toward sound and sustainable solutions to better our communities. The Academy is uniquely placed to help coordinate that effort."

The center will build on the Academy's decades-long work in developing the science to understand and protect the environment and how it is affected by people. It is also the outgrowth of the popular 4-year-old Town Square program, including the Urban Sustainability Forums. Founded in 1812, the Academy is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas.

"Like many natural history museums, the Academy in recent years has assumed new roles beyond the traditional activities of exploring, collecting, classifying and exhibiting," Brown said. "The Academy is a comprehensive institution, generating and transmitting new knowledge and facili
'/>"/>

Contact: Carolyn Belardo
belardo@ansp.org
215-299-1043
The Academy of Natural Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Rice University establishes National Corrosion Center
2. NSF funds new Center for the Physics of Living Cells at Illinois
3. NSF and EPA establish 2 centers for environmental implications of nanotechnology
4. UCLA, partners establish new center on environmental effects of nanotechnology
5. Duke to lead new NSF, EPA center to study the environmental implications of nanotechnology
6. NSF funds multi-university center to study environmental implications of nanotechnology
7. CCNY receives $5 million NSF grant to establish center for nanostructure applications
8. New research center at Brandeis to combine materials science and biology
9. Lighting research center develops framework for assessing light pollution
10. ST Kinetics and NTU set up Southeast Asias first cold spray research center
11. Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... study of American singles found that during sex ... orgasm rates. On average, men experience orgasm 85.1 ... making little difference. For women, however, orgasm occurrence ... 62.9 percent of the time during sex with ... with women,s sexual orientation, with lesbian women experiencing ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky maladies ... global reachesincluding Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme environments ... review in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens ... of the genus Malassezia in light of ... around the world. , University of Hawai,i at Mānoa ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... In a finding that has implications for life in ... in the solar system, LSU Associate Professor of Biological ... National Science Foundation, or NSF, this week published a ... lake that lies 800 meters (2600 feet) beneath the ... microbial ecosystems.", Given that more than 400 subglacial lakes ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 2Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 3Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 4From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus 2800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 2800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 3800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 4
... Philadelphia, PA, March 1, 2012 Down syndrome ... born children arising as a consequence of a chromosomal ... copies of chromosome 21, instead of the usual two. ... cognitive dysfunction that can range from mild to severe ...
... is the largest sea turtle in the world, growing ... also one of the most threatened. A major new ... zonesin the Pacific Ocean for this critically endangered species. ... practices to help reduce further deaths of this fragile ...
... A*STAR scientists have for the first time, identified that ... stem cell (ESC) self-renewal the ability of ESCs to ... for better understanding of ESC regulation and was published in ... by the team of scientists from the Institute of Medical ...
Cached Biology News:Understanding and treating the cognitive dysfunction of Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease 2Leatherback turtle migration study identifies Pacific danger zones for endangered species 2A*STAR scientists make groundbreaking discovery on stem cell regulation 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... (ITI) is making progress in its development of JRC-LAMP-vax, ... Japanese red cedar pollen. Phase IC studies began this ... real solution to hay fever. , The Japanese red ... 35 million people in Japan. Mountain Cedar pollen wreaks ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Emmetsburg, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... Project LIBERTY Opening , The Court of His Majesty ... King will attend the Grand Opening of POET-DSM Advanced ... on Wednesday, Sept. 3. , The King will take ... formal opening activity, scheduled for 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 OTC Markets Group ... a biotechnology company, on its approval to list ... on OTCQX®, the best marketplace for established U.S. ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO ... execution of its growth strategy and achievement of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... premier, full service biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing ... selected by Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology company ... targeting and treating cancer, to manufacture the anti-prostate ... Progenics’ PSMA ADC product candidate. Under the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S. 2Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S. 3Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S. 4His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, to Attend Project LIBERTY opening 2His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, to Attend Project LIBERTY opening 3OTC Markets Group Congratulates Immune Pharmaceuticals on NASDAQ Listing 2Gallus Enters Agreement with Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Manufacture of Anti-PSMA Monoclonal Antibody 2Gallus Enters Agreement with Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Manufacture of Anti-PSMA Monoclonal Antibody 3
... 26 Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM ), ... enzyme solutions, today announced that it has renewed and ... leading global provider of heat transfer, separation and fluid ... Alfa Laval signed an agreement to jointly market enzymatic ...
... Pa. and LEUSDEN, Netherlands, Oct. 26 Molecular ... designed to increase the speed and accuracy of ... distributor Westburg BV today announced that they have ... MDI,s Detect-Ready MRSA panel in the Benelux region. ...
... 26 iDiverse announced that it has successfully modified ... lethal stresses normally encountered in the bioproduction of fuel ... to generate significantly more ethanol. "We ... and are rapidly developing a 2nd generation with yet ...
Cached Biology Technology:Verenium and Alfa Laval Announce Extension of Purifine® PLC Enzyme Agreement 2Verenium and Alfa Laval Announce Extension of Purifine® PLC Enzyme Agreement 3Verenium and Alfa Laval Announce Extension of Purifine® PLC Enzyme Agreement 4Molecular Detection Inc. Announces MSSA Label Expansion and Benelux Distribution Agreement for Its Detect-Ready™ MRSA Screening Test 2Molecular Detection Inc. Announces MSSA Label Expansion and Benelux Distribution Agreement for Its Detect-Ready™ MRSA Screening Test 3Molecular Detection Inc. Announces MSSA Label Expansion and Benelux Distribution Agreement for Its Detect-Ready™ MRSA Screening Test 4Molecular Detection Inc. Announces MSSA Label Expansion and Benelux Distribution Agreement for Its Detect-Ready™ MRSA Screening Test 5iDiverse Develops Stress Resistant Yeast for Producing Fuel Ethanol 2
Phospho- (Ser) 14-3-3 Binding Motif (4E2) Mouse mAb...
Request Info...
Rabbit polyclonal to UBC12 (rating: ****) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide: RGGYIGSTYFER, corresponding to amino acids 169-180 of UBC12 Entrez Gene ID: 90...
Applications: Beadlyte® assay Stability: 2 years at 4°C (lyophilized) or 6 months at -20°C (rehydrated) ...
Biology Products: