Intergenerational Report: Protecting Great Barrier Reef a 'significant challenge' over coming decades

Intergenerational Report: Protecting Great Barrier Reef a 'significant challenge' over coming decades

ABC Protecting the Great Barrier Reef over coming decades will be a "significant challenge", the 2015 Intergenerational Report has found. The report says climate change and Australia's growing population, leading to increasing tourism pressure, are among the threats facing the unique attraction. 2010's Intergenerational Report listed climate change as one of the most significant threats to Austr…

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  • NIKE, Inc. Announces Management Changes in Greater China and Global Footwear Business Wire - 4 hours ago

    BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE - News) announced today two general management appointments that strengthen the company’s global leadership in key business areas. Michael Spillane has been appointed VP and GM of Global Footwear, effective June 1, 2015. In this new role, Michael will be responsible for leading Nike’s global footwear strategy and will report to Jeanne Jackson, Nike’s President of Global Product and Merchandising. In his current role as VP and GM of Greater China, Spillane led the strategy to reset the market in Greater China, delivering strong growth and successful brand positioning in one of Nike’s most important geographies.

  • Test aims to boost farm efficiency, free up water for cities Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    Test aims to boost farm efficiency, free up water for cities

    A Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's ...

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies were mixed at the close of trading: Brinker International Inc. fell $1.10 or 1.9 percent, to $58.12. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $4.27 or .6 percent, to $664.16. ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.44 or 1.3 percent, to $34.52. General Mills Inc. fell $.27 or .5 percent, to $53.21. Hormel Foods Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were down at the close of trading: General Electric Co. fell $.20 or .8 percent, to $25.66. Snap-On fell $.47 or .3 percent, to $147.45. Stanley Works ...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies were down at the close of trading: Clorox fell $.91 or .8 percent, to $109.93. Colgate-Palmolive Co. unchanged at $70.68. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell $1.01 or .9 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.05 or percent, to $126.32. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.45 or 1.0 percent, to $42.50. Dr Pepper Snapple ...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies were mixed at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. fell $.14 or .9 percent, to $16.03. General Motors Co. fell $.23 or .6 percent, to $37.57. Honda Motor Co. fell $.17 ...

  • Prime Design Introduces New Products That Improve Worker Safety and Productivity GlobeNewswire - 4 hours ago

    WEST SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Prime Design, the leading innovator of ladder storage solutions for fleet vehicles, will introduce several new products at the NTEA Work Truck Show on March 4-6.

  • Indiana lawmakers advancing rules for e-cigarette liquids Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Proposed regulations for the liquids used in electronic cigarettes that advanced Wednesday in the Indiana Legislature wouldn't add "vaping" to the state's smoking ban as the state attorney general ...