Bee hive wipeout is crimping harvests as crisis enters new stage | Business

Bee hive wipeout is crimping harvests as crisis enters new stage |  Business

The global honeybee crisis has reached alarming levels in Quebec’s blueberry pastures. It’s flowering season at Nicolas Pedneault’s farm in the French-speaking Canadian province and every bee that lands on a blossom helps boost his blueberry crop. Hundreds of hives dot his fields, but he needs more—and can’t get them. “We don’t have enough pollinators,” … Read more

POIA plants trees to mark World Environment Day

POIA plants trees to mark World Environment Day

The Palm Oil Industry Association (POIA), the apex body representing the industry across the island, recently launched its National Environmental Sustainability Program. Under this program, POIA will conduct the ‘Together with Mee’ initiative, which will see the planting of 100,000 local trees including Mee trees on palm oil estates across the island, to mark World … Read more

PTT Global Chemical America selects Ohio for manufacturing facility | News, Sports, Jobs

PTT Global Chemical America selects Ohio for manufacturing facility |  News, Sports, Jobs

GROVE CITY, Ohio — PTT Global Chemical America has announced plans for a new plastics recycling facility at Grove City. PTT and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to locate a new recycling plastics manufacturing plant on property owned by the authority. A final investment decision will be … Read more

High court: Arizona can enforce the genetic issue abortion ban

High court: Arizona can enforce the genetic issue abortion ban

PHOENIX (AP) — The US Supreme Court on Thursday allowed enforcement of a 2021 Arizona law that lets prosecutors bring felony charges against doctors who knowingly terminate pregnancies because the fetuses have a genetic abnormality such as Down syndrome. The decision comes in the wake of the high court’s June 24 decision that said women … Read more

High Court: Arizona Can Enforce Genetic Issue Abortion Ban | Arizona News

High Court: Arizona Can Enforce Genetic Issue Abortion Ban |  Arizona News

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The US Supreme Court on Thursday allowed enforcement of a 2021 Arizona law that lets prosecutors bring felony charges against doctors who knowingly terminate pregnancies because the fetuses have a genetic abnormality such as Down syndrome. The decision comes in the wake of the high court’s June … Read more

Tour business gives back to the environment | NZBusiness Magazine

Tour business gives back to the environment |  NZBusiness Magazine

West Coast eco-business Glacier Valley Eco Tours suffered a major hit during Covid’s lockdowns. DOC’s Jobs for Nature initiative proved to be a lifesaver for its owners. Tash and Cliff Goodwin from Glacier Valley Eco Tours are passionate about their backyard. While the borders were closed due to Covid-19, they were quietly working together with … Read more

Out of This World: Westinghouse Design Takes Nuclear Power to Outer Space | Business

Out of This World: Westinghouse Design Takes Nuclear Power to Outer Space |  Business

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 29, 2022– NASA, in partnership with Battelle Energy Alliance, contractor for the US Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL), has selected Westinghouse Electric Company to provide an initial design concept for a fission surface power system that could be ready to launch to the Moon by the end of the … Read more

Welland vertical farm growing leafy greens with the same technology used by NASA in outer space

Welland vertical farm growing leafy greens with the same technology used by NASA in outer space

Quality over quantity. That’s the goal of Vision Greens, a vertical farm in Welland’s industrial park near Highway 140, which has been growing lettuces, arugula and basil since last May. Vertical farming is a process of growing crops indoor in a stacked formation. The Enterprise Drive facility has the capacity to harvest about 450 kilograms … Read more

ReCode Therapeutics to Expand Next-Generation Delivery Platform and Diversify Genetic Medicines Pipeline with Oversubscribed Series B Financing Totaling $200M | News

ReCode Therapeutics to Expand Next-Generation Delivery Platform and Diversify Genetic Medicines Pipeline with Oversubscribed Series B Financing Totaling 0M |  News

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 29, 2022– ReCode Therapeutics, a genetic company using superior delivery to power the next wave of messenger RNA (mRNA) and gene correction therapies, today announced the close of a Series B extension financing round, co-led by new investors, Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment unit of Bayer AG, AyurMaya, an affiliate … Read more

Myriad Genetics Issues Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report | News

ReCode Therapeutics to Expand Next-Generation Delivery Platform and Diversify Genetic Medicines Pipeline with Oversubscribed Series B Financing Totaling 0M |  News

2021 report demonstrates focus on ESG initiatives supporting health equity, social justice, and sustainability SALT LAKE CITY, June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc., (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, today released its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) report, highlighting increased efforts to support a healthy, equitable and … Read more