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NIH researchers home in on genes linked to age-related macular degeneration

National Eye Institute scientists led a collaborative study and zeroed in on genes associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss and blindness among people age 65 and older. These f...

EU invests € 116.1 million to improve the quality of life of Europeans

The European Commission, on February 15, announced an investment of € 116.1 million for the latest integrated projects to be funded under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action. The funding will support...

Tank Vessel Operator Convicted and Sentenced for Oil Discharge Offense, Vessel Captain Indicted

Interorient Marine Services Limited, a vessel operating company, on February 13, was convicted and sentenced in the Western District of Louisiana, for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharge of o...

Greenpeace’s response to Dutch Insurance company, Aegon, divesting from tar sands

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Insurance company Aegon (the 19th largest in the world) has announced it is no longer investing in tar sands oil. The financial company will also sell its investments in pipeline companies Tran...