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First Conservation Assessment of All American Birds Shows More Than a Third Need Help

(Washington, D.C., October 18, 2012) A new study on the conservation status of American birds completed by American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is the first ever published to include the full range of bird diversity in all 50 U.S. states and dependent territories. The study finds that more than one third of these birds are in […]

October 18th, 2012|Nature, Sustainability|0 Comments

Missouri and Kansas ranked in top 10 states needing energy efficiency improvements

Missouri and Kansas ranked as two of the worst 10 states in the area of energy efficiency according to a State Energy Efficiency Scorecard report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

The ACEEE ranking includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The top 10 states in most […]

October 3rd, 2012|Energy Efficiency, Sustainability|0 Comments

Bistro Kids makes healthy food that tastes good

Squash, zucchini, sausage pizza and Greek salad are on the menu today at… school!

Bistro Kids, a Kansas City business, works in seven KC Metro schools to prepare lunches. Each school has its own chef who coordinates its menu.

Bistro Kids specializes in using locally-sourced products and preparing meals from scratch for each school day.

“Local foods are […]

September 26th, 2012|Business, Education, Local and Organic Food|0 Comments

Bridging The Gap seeks green t-shirt design in contest

Bridging The Gap (BTG) is launching a design contest for an attention-grabbing T-shirt that also shows the importance of being green.

The top three designs will be showcased, and the grand prize winner will be announced at a social event in November. The grand prize winner will have his or her design […]

September 12th, 2012|Get involved|0 Comments

Sustainable Success Stories Call for Projects 2012

Sustainable Success Stories is part of an ongoing community dialogue focused on building a better understanding of sustainable practices that have the potential to transform our community into “America’s Green Region.”

In recent years, the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) has called for sustainable success stories to recognize examples of great work going on throughout the region. […]