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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Built Environment Conference Success Demonstrates Value of Engineering Simulation

PR – ANSYS, Inc.  today announced that the first European Built Environment CAE Conference (EBECC), hosted by ANSYS in London in June, was a resounding success. Attendees from some of the most influential civil engineering and built environment organizations — including the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), Ingeciber, Mott MacDonald, Hilson Moran, ARUP

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

AV’s Architectural Wind System for Boston’s Airport – LEED – Certified Air Terminal

PR – AeroVironment Inc. has announced that its Architectural Wind system has been installed at Boston’s Logan International Airport Office Center as part of a project commissioned by the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). The installation comprises 20 five-bladed wind turbines and ties in with a comprehensive energy management plan that Massport has established for all

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

State of Idaho Launches Online Mapping Tool to Attract Business

PR — The State of Idaho has just sped up and simplified the process of attracting jobs and companies with the launch of GemStateProspector.com. The innovative website is a free online program designed to make site selection easier for businesses looking to relocate or expand in Idaho. The site allows companies to search a database

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Linking Sustainability with Climate

PR – The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research will set up an Institute for Climate Research and Sustainability Studies in Potsdam. The aim of this new leading-edge Institution with the name IASS (Institute for Advanced Studies Climate, Earth System and Sustainability Sciences) will be the linking of climate research with the investigation of

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Bonn Biodiversity Mayors Conference Resonates Worldwide

PR – Just a few weeks after the Mayors Conference – Local Action for Biodiversity in Bonn, Germany the impact has already reached Ghana, Africa. The Mayors Conference was held in parallel to the UN Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Besides the success of officially bringing the important role of

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Disaster Risk Management is a Development Planning Process

PR – Poorly planned development can turn a recurring natural phenomenon into a human and economic disaster.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

7 Members Elected for Intl Tribunal Law of the Sea

PR – The eighteenth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, in session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, elected seven members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Friday, 13 June 2008 for a term of nine years commencing on

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

New Collaboration Provides One Port of Call for Plankton Collection and Analysis

PR – Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd (CTG) and the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) have teamed up to offer coastal and ocean monitoring authorities worldwide, a complete equipment and service provider for ship of opportunity (SOOP) based plankton sampling systems and training in plankton analysis and taxonomy.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

SNH to Map the Secrets Beneath the Waves of Scotland’s loneliest island reserve

PR – The undersea world surrounding Scotland’s most remote National Nature Reserve (NNR) is about to be explored and charted for the first time next week (beginning 15th July) in a marine survey being conducted by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Earth Search Engaged in Negotiations to Acquire General Synfuels International

PR — Earth Search Sciences, Inc., (OTCBB:ESSE), today announced negotiations are underway for the acquisition of a private company, General Synfuels International, Inc.