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Stephen McCaffrey, Trailblazer in International Water Law, Wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

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Bacardi congratulates Professor Stephen McCaffrey for winning the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive realization of international water law. Read the full news release here.

Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks

Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
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St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.

FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

FCA, one of the most sustainable automotive groups in the world, is contributing daily to the transition to a circular economy
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In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – is vital to a sustainable future.

JetBlue’s Sophia Mendelsohn Honored For Individual Leadership At Sixth Annual Climate Leadership Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry Recognized Corporate, Organizational and Individual Leadership in Reducing Carbon Impact
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NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR), recently recognized organizations, partnerships, and individuals for outstanding work in addressing climate change at the sixth annual Climate Leadership Awards (CLA) held in Chicago.

International WELL Building Institute™ To Lead Consortium Developing Global Set of Standards for Indoor and Outdoor Environmental Quality Monitoring Systems and Sensors

Industry Leaders RESET, BRE and GBCA will collaborate with IWBI™ on Guideline Development
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NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™), along with RESET™, the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) today announced a joint agreement to work together to develop a coordinated set of global standards and guidelines for indoor and outdoor environmental monitoring systems and sensors.

Teens Sue U.S. Gov’t Over Climate Change

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What do a 13 year old in Louisiana, a 14 year old in Oregon and a 16 year old in Hawaii all have in common besides possibly the number of hours a day they spend on Instagram? Actually, these teens are among a group of 21 very serious youth plaintiffs who have leveled a legal challenge to climate change policy. This week on Sea Change Radio, we break down Juliana v. U.S., a landmark case wherein children are suing the US government for allowing dangerous CO2 levels to permeate the atmosphere and disrupt the future environment.

Spring Is Here! Time To Plan Your Summer Vacation At Yosemite National Park

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Spring has arrived and it's the perfect time to book your summer vacation at Yosemite National Park.

Located in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famed for its waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant seqouias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. With activities like hiking, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, and boating, it is impossible to be bored at this incredible destination and resort!

#NowOrNeverglades Movement Gains Momentum

Here’s How You Can Help - By: Phil Monahan
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Although most of the algae is gone and the St. Lucie River is running clear again, the growing movement to fix the hydrology of South Florida and send more water to the Everglades continues apace.

New Exhibition at Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum Uses Augmented Reality to Raise Awareness of Rainforest Conservation Issues

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Into the Wild: An Immersive Virtual Adventure, is the latest permanent development at Marina Bay Sands’ ArtScience Museum in Singapore. The virtual reality adventure transforms nearly 11,000 square feet into a virtual rainforest, which can be explored using one’s smartphone device. The exhibition is made by ArtScience Museum, Google, Lenovo, and World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), in association with Panasonic and Qualcomm, working with the creative talents of MediaMonks and Singaporean artist, Brian Gothong Tan.

Bald Eagle That Survived Lead Poisoning Released at Consumers Energy’s Karn Generating Plant

Bird of Prey One of 500 Successfully Released from Plant Flight Pen
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ESSEXVILLE, Mich., February 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy employees at the company’s Karn Weadock generating complex Friday celebrated the successful release back to the wild of a juvenile bald eagle nursed back to health after it nearly died from lead poisoning.

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