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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 12. September 2023 AETOSWire

33 finalists selected from 5,213 submissions across 163 countries
Finalists are championing impactful climate action and supporting clean energy, water, food, and healthcare access

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global sustainability and humanitarian award, has announced this year's finalists following a deliberation by its esteemed Jury.


The winners will be announced at the Zayed Sustainability Prize Awards Ceremony on 1 December during COP28 UAE, the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held from 30 November to 12 December.


The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s Jury elected the 33 finalists from 5,213 entries received across six categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water, Climate Action and Global High Schools – a 15% increase in submissio ... Read more »

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TRIPOLI, Libya - Friday, 15. September 2023

Zero transfer fees now available to consumers sending money to their loved ones in Libya

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union today announced its response to support the people and communities affected by the severe floods triggered by Storm Daniel in Libya on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Zero Transfer Fees1

Western Union is offering zero-fee money transfers to consumers around the world who need to send money to Libya to support their loved ones.

    Available for payouts in cash at Agent locations2 until Oct. 15, 2023.

Zero transfer fees to Libya applies to money sent from Western Union services across its global network through all available digital channels and retail locations.

“The intensity of the floods and the impact they have had is truly devastating,” said Mohamed Touhami el Ouazzani, Head of Africa at Western Union. “Its outcome can only ... Read more »

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DUBLIN - Friday, 15. September 2023

Newly collected data reveals an abundance of dolphins and whales in shipping lanes off the south coast of Ireland

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ocean Research and Conservation Association (ORCA) of Ireland and Huawei Ireland released the latest key findings on marine life protection in Ireland discovered during their joint work on the Smart Whales Sound project. The announcement took place during the OceanTech Summit at Ireland’s Baltimore Castle in Ireland.

Shipping lanes in the Celtic Sea south of Ireland are significantly contributing to noise pollution in the marine environment, the joint-study found. Prior research had shown that ocean noise can affect a multitude of marine species, including seals, fish, and even squid; and it can threaten the survival of whales.

So far, the real-time multi-species detection system has shown it has practical implications for marine conservation. It can provide real-time notificatio ... Read more »

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MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, 15. September 202

IntelsatOne IP offers seamless, quality IP distribution of media content

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), today announced a new content distribution system that will use the internet to transport quality video content around the globe. The IntelsatOne IP service capitalizes on Intelsat’s decades of satellite and terrestrial experience to deliver reliability, customer service, global reach, content backup capabilities and scalability.

“IntelsatOne IP increases the reach and flexibility of the Intelsat Global Media Network and complements our existing global satellite and fiber footprint,” said Pascale Fromont, vice president of Media at Intelsat. “IntelsatOne IP offers more connectivity options to broadcasters of all sizes looking for more affordable and reliabl ... Read more »

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At RE+ Hithium announced its first 5 MWh container, coming in a standard 20-foot container, ready to connect
It was the company’s first product launch outside home market
Hithium team participated at the clean energy trade show for the second time

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stationary battery manufacturer Hithium exhibited this week at the major U.S. clean energy trade show RE+, produced by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), for the second time. With an office in Fremont, California, and a team on the ground across the Americas, Hithium aims to supply the fast-growing stationary energy storage market as it respond to public and private sector energy transition incentives on both North and South American continents.

The company’s founder and senior management also joined its American team in Las Vegas to announce a new 5 MegaWatt hours container product using the standard 20-foot contai ... Read more »

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