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The Colorado River’s $26 Billion Economy Recovers as River Once Again Reaches the Gulf of California
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 19, 2012 - This could be the headline of the near future if Americans heed the call today and take action to save the Colorado River.

In an effort to engage the arid southwestern United States in the importance of water conservation and river protection, The Redford Center, along with partners Save The Colorado, New Belgium Brewing, Patagonia, and Clif Bar announces a summer 7-city southwestern US screening tour of the documentary film WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West.

NativeEnergy Newsletter: In memory of Pat Spears

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In memory of Pat Spears: tribal leader, NativeEnergy board member, and close friend
We are saddened to report that the world has lost a passionate and dedicated activist. Our board member Pat Spears, who passed away this month, was a tireless advocate for environmental and social justice. An enrolled member of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, he was a former tribal chairman, the president of the Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, and a key member of the NativeEnergy team.

"Get in For More. It's Just Gooder."

From Forest to Factory, Taylor Guitars practices Eco-Responsibility at Every Level.
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This article has a BfG video. You can watch it over here!

Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug established Taylor Guitars in 1974 and have watched it evolve into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium acoustic, acoustic/electric and electric guitars.

Envision Charlotte Teams Up with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department, CH2M Hill, Itron, Siemens and Verizon for its Smart Water Now Program

Program provides global model for environmental sustainability and economic growth for all communities
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(3BL Media) Charlotte, NC - July 18, 2012 - CH2M Hill, Envision Charlotte, Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), Siemens and Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), today announced that Envision Charlotte -- a unique public-private initiative that leverages sustainability for economic growth as a model for all communities -- is launching its second model program, Smart Water Nowsm. Smart Water Nowsm is a water measurement and efficiency program that will follow the first-of-its-kind Smart Energy Now® program already underway.

Genuine Leadership Comes From MERIT*

New global leadership talent programme gets ready to launch.
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The world needs leaders, and more than ever leaders with a strong moral compass.

The 2012 Cabot Community Tour Concludes with Huge Celebration in Portland, Maine

The 2,300-Mile, Two-Month Celebration from Miami to Portland Honored Volunteers, Community and Cooperatives
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(3BL Media) Portland, ME - July 12, 2012 - Nearly a thousand people gathered at Payson Park earlier this week to welcome a group of bike riders who rode 2,300 miles from Miami, Florida to Portland, Maine as part of Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s 2012 Community Tour, a two-month long celebration of volunteers, community and cooperatives.  The riders were greeted by throngs of well wishers, family and friends and were accompanied by riders from throughout the greater Portland area as they rode i

FedEx and Jane Goodall Institute Sow Seeds Of Green Living in Primary Schools

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Around 200 students from four primary schools in Hong Kong are leading lifestyles with lower-carbon dioxide emissions and raising eco-awareness in their communities through an innovative education initiative, the “FedEx We Deliver Green! Classroom” program.

Earthwatch in Brazil

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Byron Chard's three part blog series highlights his experience as a 2012 Earthwatch Ambassador in Brazil.

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Byron Chard's three part blog series highlights his experience as a 2012 Earthwatch Ambassador in Brazil.

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