This Week in Environment News: 12 Stories You Need to See

A roundup of the week’s most newsworthy environment industry press releases from PR Newswire, including Kodiak and Zac Efron’s partnership for wildlife conservation.
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the environment industry stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a roundup of stories from the week that shouldn’t be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.
Kodiak and Zac Efron Partner for Wildlife Conservation with Keep It Wild CampaignIn partnership with the Vital Ground Foundation, and alongside Chief Brand Officer, Zac Efron, Keep it Wild raises awareness and educates consumers on the importance of land conservation and bear preservation for a healthy ecosystem and an outdoors everyone can enjoy, now and in future generations.LG Suggests Sustainable Lifestyle with LG Smart Cottage at IFA 2023The Smart Cottage is a compact, prefabricated home incorporating LG’s cutting-edge heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy solutions, as well as its newest smart home appliances and services.RTX space sensor to monitor coastal ecosystem healthNASA selected GLIMR to be the agency’s first hyperspectral imager in geostationary orbit. GLIMR will collect and process information from across the electromagnetic spectrum, including visible light, infrared and ultraviolet frequencies, to create a highly detailed view of physical and biological conditions in coastal waters.Aspiration and Fareportal Partner to Help Travelers Mitigate Their Carbon FootprintUtilizing Aspiration’s APIs and proprietary greenhouse gas emissions methodologies to estimate the carbon emissions of each transaction, Fareportal customers will soon be able to calculate their estimated carbon footprint for reserved flights, hotels and rental cars. Fareportal customers will then be offered the opportunity to reduce these emissions through Aspiration’s third-party reforestation program.OceanWell and LVMWD Announce Partnership to Pilot California’s First Blue Water FarmThe first-of-its-kind project will test OceanWell’s proprietary water purification technology to produce safe, clean drinking water without the environmental impacts of traditional coastal desalination methods.Karbon-X and Laconic Sign Letter of Intent to Develop Innovative Biochar Verification Methodology”Charcoal production is seen as a contributor to climate change. At Karbon-X we can fundamentally make sustainable charcoal and the resulting Biochar fertilizers are not just a part of the solution, but a leading contributor to addressing climate change. Collaborating with Laconic and building out this methodology, we can achieve just that,” said Chad Clovis, CEO of Karbon-X.EDAC Labs Secures $3M Seed Funding for Carbon Removal via Acid-Base Electrochemistry”EDAC Labs core technology significantly reduces the energy required and cost for many carbon removal methods including direct air capture, mining, ocean alkalinity enhancement, and more. This platform technology opens the door for EDAC to both develop projects as well as provide technology to developers around the world,” said Cyril Yee, Direct of Investments, Grantham Foundation.Attention Environment, Animal and Pastoral Lush Lovers: the ‘Scenic 60’ Known as Serenity Acres Farm Hits Florida Real Estate Market”Home for over 20 years, we created a self-sufficient environment for successful agricultural endeavors and sustainable rural homesteading, where the farm attracts throngs of people each year, and a system where we can run off-grid if needed,” said Julia Shewchuk.National Limousine Association Launches GreenRides InitiativeThe organization’s new GreenRides Committee will oversee the initiative, with the goals to reduce emissions, enhance energy efficiency and foster a culture of sustainability among NLA members and the industry at large.Love thy turtle Raises Sea Turtle Awareness with Newly Designed Barrier Tape Used to Mark Sea Turtle NestsKeith Dorman, founder and managing director of Love thy turtle, has created and designed a new version of barrier tape that helps raise sea turtle awareness. What makes Love thy turtle’s biodegradable barrier tape different is the eye-catching color, more descriptive text, it’s reusable, and above all, a QR code printed on the tape that says, “Adopt-A-Turtle.”New Broken Ground season focuses on environmental storytellers of the SouthDuring the series, listeners head into the newsrooms – and living rooms – of some of the creative environmental storytellers covering the climate and environmental issues that matter most to the communities and people across our region.Honeywell and Recipharm to Speed Development of Inhalers with a Near-Zero Global Warming Potential PropellantAs many as 384 million people globally suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and about 262 million people suffer from asthma. Many of these patients are treated using pMDIs that have a high global warming potential due to the use of hydrofluoroalkanes (HFAs) as propellants.Read more of the latest environment-related releases from PR Newswire and stay caught up on the top press releases by following @PRNenv on Twitter.
Can’t-Miss Earnings
In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Greenwave Technology Solutions.
Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.
Helping Journalists Stay Up to Date on Industry News
These are just a few of the recent press releases that consumers and the media should know about. To be notified of releases relevant to their coverage area, journalists can set up a custom newsfeed with PR Newswire for Journalists.
Once they’re signed up, reporters, bloggers and freelancers have access to the following free features:
Customization: Create a customized newsfeed that will deliver relevant news right to your inbox. Customize the newsfeed by keywords, industry, subject, geography, and more.Photos and Videos: Thousands of multimedia assets are available to download and include with your next story.Subject Matter Experts: Access ProfNet, a database of industry experts to connect with as sources or for quotes in your articles.Related Resources: Read and subscribe to our journalist- and blogger-focused blog, Beyond Bylines, for media news roundups, writing tips, upcoming events, and more.About PR Newswire and PR Newswire for Journalists
For more than 65 years, PR Newswire has been the industry leader with the largest, most comprehensive distribution network of print, radio, magazine, television stations, financial portals and trade publications. PR Newswire has an unparalleled global reach of more than 200,000 publications and 10,000 websites and is available in more than 170 countries and 40 languages.
PR Newswire for Journalists (PRNJ) is an exclusive community that includes over 20,000 journalists, bloggers and influencers who are logging into their PRNJ accounts specifically looking for story ideas. PR Newswire thoroughly researches and vets this community to verify their identity as a member of the press, blogger or influencer. PRNJ users cover more than 200 beats and verticals.
For questions, contact the team at media.relations@cision.com.

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A roundup of the week’s most newsworthy environment industry press releases from PR Newswire, including Kodiak and Zac Efron’s partnership for wildlife conservation.

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the environment industry stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a roundup of stories from the week that shouldn’t be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

Kodiak and Zac Efron Partner for Wildlife Conservation with Keep It Wild Campaign
In partnership with the Vital Ground Foundation, and alongside Chief Brand Officer, Zac Efron, Keep it Wild raises awareness and educates consumers on the importance of land conservation and bear preservation for a healthy ecosystem and an outdoors everyone can enjoy, now and in future generations.LG Suggests Sustainable Lifestyle with LG Smart Cottage at IFA 2023
The Smart Cottage is a compact, prefabricated home incorporating LG’s cutting-edge heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy solutions, as well as its newest smart home appliances and services.RTX space sensor to monitor coastal ecosystem health
NASA selected GLIMR to be the agency’s first hyperspectral imager in geostationary orbit. GLIMR will collect and process information from across the electromagnetic spectrum, including visible light, infrared and ultraviolet frequencies, to create a highly detailed view of physical and biological conditions in coastal waters.Aspiration and Fareportal Partner to Help Travelers Mitigate Their Carbon Footprint
Utilizing Aspiration’s APIs and proprietary greenhouse gas emissions methodologies to estimate the carbon emissions of each transaction, Fareportal customers will soon be able to calculate their estimated carbon footprint for reserved flights, hotels and rental cars. Fareportal customers will then be offered the opportunity to reduce these emissions through Aspiration’s third-party reforestation program.OceanWell and LVMWD Announce Partnership to Pilot California’s First Blue Water Farm
The first-of-its-kind project will test OceanWell’s proprietary water purification technology to produce safe, clean drinking water without the environmental impacts of traditional coastal desalination methods.Karbon-X and Laconic Sign Letter of Intent to Develop Innovative Biochar Verification Methodology
“Charcoal production is seen as a contributor to climate change. At Karbon-X we can fundamentally make sustainable charcoal and the resulting Biochar fertilizers are not just a part of the solution, but a leading contributor to addressing climate change. Collaborating with Laconic and building out this methodology, we can achieve just that,” said Chad Clovis, CEO of Karbon-X.EDAC Labs Secures $3M Seed Funding for Carbon Removal via Acid-Base Electrochemistry
“EDAC Labs core technology significantly reduces the energy required and cost for many carbon removal methods including direct air capture, mining, ocean alkalinity enhancement, and more. This platform technology opens the door for EDAC to both develop projects as well as provide technology to developers around the world,” said Cyril Yee, Direct of Investments, Grantham Foundation.Attention Environment, Animal and Pastoral Lush Lovers: the ‘Scenic 60’ Known as Serenity Acres Farm Hits Florida Real Estate Market
“Home for over 20 years, we created a self-sufficient environment for successful agricultural endeavors and sustainable rural homesteading, where the farm attracts throngs of people each year, and a system where we can run off-grid if needed,” said Julia Shewchuk.National Limousine Association Launches GreenRides Initiative
The organization’s new GreenRides Committee will oversee the initiative, with the goals to reduce emissions, enhance energy efficiency and foster a culture of sustainability among NLA members and the industry at large.Love thy turtle Raises Sea Turtle Awareness with Newly Designed Barrier Tape Used to Mark Sea Turtle Nests
Keith Dorman, founder and managing director of Love thy turtle, has created and designed a new version of barrier tape that helps raise sea turtle awareness. What makes Love thy turtle’s biodegradable barrier tape different is the eye-catching color, more descriptive text, it’s reusable, and above all, a QR code printed on the tape that says, “Adopt-A-Turtle.”New Broken Ground season focuses on environmental storytellers of the South
During the series, listeners head into the newsrooms – and living rooms – of some of the creative environmental storytellers covering the climate and environmental issues that matter most to the communities and people across our region.Honeywell and Recipharm to Speed Development of Inhalers with a Near-Zero Global Warming Potential Propellant
As many as 384 million people globally suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and about 262 million people suffer from asthma. Many of these patients are treated using pMDIs that have a high global warming potential due to the use of hydrofluoroalkanes (HFAs) as propellants.

Read more of the latest environment-related releases from PR Newswire and stay caught up on the top press releases by following @PRNenv on Twitter.

Can’t-Miss Earnings

In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Greenwave Technology Solutions.

Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.

Helping Journalists Stay Up to Date on Industry News

These are just a few of the recent press releases that consumers and the media should know about. To be notified of releases relevant to their coverage area, journalists can set up a custom newsfeed with PR Newswire for Journalists.

Once they’re signed up, reporters, bloggers and freelancers have access to the following free features:

Customization: Create a customized newsfeed that will deliver relevant news right to your inbox. Customize the newsfeed by keywords, industry, subject, geography, and more.Photos and Videos: Thousands of multimedia assets are available to download and include with your next story.Subject Matter Experts: Access ProfNet, a database of industry experts to connect with as sources or for quotes in your articles.Related Resources: Read and subscribe to our journalist- and blogger-focused blog, Beyond Bylines, for media news roundups, writing tips, upcoming events, and more.

About PR Newswire and PR Newswire for Journalists

For more than 65 years, PR Newswire has been the industry leader with the largest, most comprehensive distribution network of print, radio, magazine, television stations, financial portals and trade publications. PR Newswire has an unparalleled global reach of more than 200,000 publications and 10,000 websites and is available in more than 170 countries and 40 languages.

PR Newswire for Journalists (PRNJ) is an exclusive community that includes over 20,000 journalists, bloggers and influencers who are logging into their PRNJ accounts specifically looking for story ideas. PR Newswire thoroughly researches and vets this community to verify their identity as a member of the press, blogger or influencer. PRNJ users cover more than 200 beats and verticals.

For questions, contact the team at media.relations@cision.com.

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