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Meet the Barley Prize Top 10 and Stage 2 Award Winners

Friday, November 10, 2017

The Global Race is on – Meet the Barley Prize Top 10 and Stage 2 Award Winners It’s been two weeks since the Stage 2 George Barley Water Prize awards ceremony, and while the dust is beginning to settle, the excitement just riling up. On October 26th, the Stage 2 Winners were announced at the … Read More

Media Coverage of Top 10

Saturday, October 28, 2017

As word spread from Chicago’s Field Museum that the 10 finalists has been announced for the $10 million George Barley Water Prize, the media took notice. Here’s the story from Miami’s NPR station, WLRN ( Finalists Announced In $10 Million Contest To Solve Algae Problems Plaguing Florida… And The World By KATE STEIN They sound like … Read More

10 Finalist Announced

Friday, October 27, 2017

The George Barley Water Prize competition began a year ago with more than 100 teams in pursuit of the $10 million prize.  Now it is down to the final 10. At a ceremony held on October 26, 2017 at the Field Museum in Chicago, Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg introduced the final teams whose technologies … Read More

Lake Erie in Trouble Again

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

With a late summer heat wave, the algal bloom in the western end of Lake Erie has grown enormously, and it now reaches from the south shore in the U.S. to the north shore in Canada, and is expected to be the 3rd or 4th largest since 2002, according to NOAA.  This has attracted a … Read More

EF and ScottsMiracle-Gro on GreenBiz Webinar

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Listen and watch this terrific webinar (which ran live on the afternoon of October 3, 2017):  How Storytelling and Partnerships Can Bridge the Gap between Stakeholders and Science.