On Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, FOX Broadcasting will present Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular, a two-hour special from executive producer Michael Levitt and two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank. The special will raise awareness for dog shelters and rescue groups around the U.S. and will feature appearances from top Hollywood talent. Viewers will also receive information regarding adoptable animals in their local communities. Swank and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch are set to co-host.
Foundation’s Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Surpasses $100 Million Milestone
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation today announced that the Amgen Scholars Program is expanding its presence with new host institutions in the U.S., Europe, and, for the first time, Japan. A signature Foundation initiative, the Amgen Scholars Program aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at many of the world's premier educational institutions.
Since its U.S. launch in 2010, Nat Geo WILD has been one of television's fastest-growing networks. Breakout series such as The Incredible Dr. Pol and Cesar Millan's The Dog Whisperer have helped make Nat Geo WILD a home for premium nature programming that is both enlightening and entertaining.
New $110 million gold LEED-certified campus will serve as Global Center of Excellence for dry cat and dog food
THOMPSON’S STATION, Tenn., October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today Mars Petcare officially opened the doors of its new, state-of-the-art, Gold-LEED certified $110 million Global Innovation Center in Thompson’s Station, Tenn. The new campus, designed to help the company make A Better World for Pets™ through pet food innovations, is the third Mars Petcare innovation center and first in the United States. It will serve as the global center of excellence for the company’s portfolio, which includes five billion dollar brands: PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, BANFIELD® and IAMS®.
Enactus students from the United States saw a way to cultivate hope for disabled veterans by hiring them to help work a pepper farm. A seasoning is derived from the peppers and then sold to fund the farm’s operations. In addition to employment, the veterans find a source of therapy in nurturing their plants. How much more do veterans earn per week? Find out at: http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/datil-peppers/.
In the U.S. solar power continues to lead all categories as the renewable energy mode of choice. Last year, it made up 29 percent of all new electricity capacity, second only to natural gas at 46 percent. In 2014, solar power is projected to grow by another 26 percent, according to GTM, a research firm. The Department of Energy expects solar to provide 27 percent of all electricity in America by 2050, a huge increase from its less than one percent total today.
Emissions of the potent heat-trapping gas, methane, the main component of natural gas, are likely 50 percent higher than U.S. government has estimated in its official greenhouse gas inventory, says a new study that is the most comprehensive effort yet to assess the problem.