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Posted byon June 7, 2011 at 1:00 PM EDT
First Lady Mrs. Obama and American Indian kids participated in the White House kitchen garden "Three Sisters" planting.
Posted byon May 26, 2011 at 3:06 PM EDT
Experts from the National Ocean Council’s 27 Federal agencies and offices have been busy drafting strategic action plans to achieve nine national priority objectives that address some of the most pressing challenges facing our ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes.
Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 3:20 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is taking action to ensure that workers are able to maintain their existing health insurance.
Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 2:54 PM EDT
Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, discusses the Administration’s policies to support safe and responsible domestic oil and gas production.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 10:46 AM EDT
In the first of a two-part blog, OSTP and USGS take a look at the science of earthquakes. Globally there have been four deadly earthquakes in just over a year—Haiti, Chile, New Zealand, and Japan—which have served as a reminder of the tectonic forces active beneath our feet.
Posted byon April 28, 2011 at 6:00 PM EDT
OSTP Policy Analyst Mary Boatman joined the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks for an interactive “Webinar” to discuss issues concerning the Arctic region.
Posted byon April 18, 2011 at 2:43 PM EDT
Tomorrow from 2-3pm EDT you can join the US Arctic Research Commission (USARC) and Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks for an interactive “Webinar” to discuss issues concerning the Arctic.
Posted byon March 31, 2011 at 10:36 AM EDT
Each week the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships highlights grant opportunities and resources available for community and faith-based organizations. This week there are at least four new grant announcements for non-profits and an additional resource for those interested in helping their community.
Posted byon March 22, 2011 at 1:40 PM EDT
Members of the newly convened Governance Coordinating Committee chime in on what they think their work and membership means to the people and the communities they serve.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 2:31 PM EDT
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Indians and Alaska Natives are highly impacted by HIV/AIDS despite that less they make up less than 1 percent of those living with HIV. CDC is working with the Indian Health Service on preventive meansures and promotion programs.