Monthly Archives: August 2021

Partha Dasgupta: Economy and Nature

Download PDF Good economy requires that we manage nature better The past 70 years have been a success story in many ways. We are healthier, live longer and, on average, have a higher income than our predecessors. The proportion of the world’s population in absolute poverty has fallen dramatically. As …

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BioLogiQ announces a breakthrough NuPlastiQ® BioBlend® XN for use in polypropylene nonwoven applications that provides this valuable market with improved performance and competitively priced bio-based content

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, August 31, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioLogiQ, Inc., a global innovator and manufacturer of plant-based biopolymers for use in making plastic products, announced today that it has developed a NuPlastiQ BioBlend for use with polypropylene in Spun Bond Fabric, Melt-Blown Fabric, and Fiber for Yarn Nonwoven …

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When does interest start accruing on student loans?

As soon as your college receives the loan funds, your lender will start charging interest on your loans. If you pay interest while in school, you’ll save money over the life of your loan. The government will pay interest on the direct subsidized loans until the end of your grace …

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GaDOE includes the Bulloch school district in the partnership program for economic development

Bulloch County Schools has been accepted into the State Economic Development Partnership program for 2021-2022 by the Georgia Department of Education. The partnership is a district-wide certification process that prepares school districts to adopt best practices and behaviors that support economic development, strengthen their programs, and align education with key …

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The triple balance of sustainability in the vineyard

FINGER LAKES – How do we measure the sustainability of New York’s wine and grape industry? In sustainable agriculture, performance is measured according to the “triple bottom line” framework. In addition to financial accounting, the triple bottom line framework also takes ecological and social returns into account. Last month, the …

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Ethiopia: The Importance of Conserving Biodiversity

The importance of protecting biodiversity goes beyond protecting the life of any individual wild animal or plant species. It is the diversity of life and the ecological interactions between different life forms that are most important. Diversity is important because it has a major impact on the productivity and stability …

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