World Day to Combat Desertification – June 17th

Posted: June 17, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: climate, desertification, deserts, migration, trees

“Our land. Our home. Our Future” This year’s theme is intended to draw attention to the role productive land can play in reducing the growing tide of migrants.  Mass migration is increasingly becoming an international emergency and creating many security issues throughout Europe.  100 of the 169 countries affected by desertification are setting targets to […]

EnviroTech Services Company

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Posted: June 15, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: distributor, envirotech, website

Heron Instruments would like to congratulate EnviroTech Services on their 30th year in business! Thank you Fred Ousey for sending the nice comments below and for your continued support of our products. EnviroTech Services Company (EnviroTech) is celebrating its 30th year in business as one of the first environmental supply companies. We also have the proud distinction […]

Global Wind Day – June 15th 2017

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Posted: June 15, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: energy, global, wind, windfarm

Global Wind Day June 15th is the day set aside to discover wind, its power and possibilities to reshape our energy future.  Global Wind Day is when you can visit wind farms, meet experts and find out everything you want to know about wind energy. Using the wind as a power source is not a […]

Great Barrier Reef – Is it Doomed?

Posted: June 9, 2017
Category: Water
Tags: barrier, bleaching, coral, great, reef, underwater

Great Barrier Reef – Is it Doomed? The answer to that question depends on who you are listening to, but the fact cannot be denied that the Great Barrier Reef is in serious trouble.   The coral comprising the reef is experiencing bleaching for the second consecutive year.  In the northern region of the reef, where […]

World Oceans Day – June 8, 2017

Posted: June 8, 2017
Category: Water
Tags: earth, humans, oceans, oxygen, water, world

World Oceans Day Healthy oceans are critical to our survival.  Three quarters of the surface of the planet is covered by the Oceans, an area that spans more than 350 million square kilometers.   Of the oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere, 70% is produced by marine plants such as kelp and plankton living in the ocean.  If […]

World Environment Day – June 5th

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Posted: June 5, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: canada, day, environment, nature, world

In 1972, the UN general assembly designated June 5 as World Environment Day.  Through the 1970’s & 1980’s World Environment Day helped to raise awareness of environmental concerns such as: depletion of the ozone layer, toxic chemicals, desertification and global warming. World Environment Day is the biggest annual event for positive environmental action. Canada, having […]

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