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Ecocentricity Blog: Cringe Watching

By: John A. Lanier
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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

Tetra Tech's Michael Michels Awarded MSW Management's Legacy Award

Recognizing 40 years of experience in siting and designing landfills and biogas-to-energy projects
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Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Solutions Executive Vice President, Michael Michels, was awarded the 2020 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management’s Legacy Award for his 40 years of service in the solid waste solutions industry. He was recognized in the June 2020 edition of MSW Management Magazine, a leading trade publication, for significant contributions to advancements in the industry.

Returning the Atlantic Forest to Its Wild Roots with WWF

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Did you know the Atlantic Forest of Brazil is home to 20,000 tree species? International Paper is proud to work with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to restore 250 acres (100 hectares) of the Mogi Guaçu river basin in the Atlantic Forest, one of the most ecologically important forests in the world.

Ecocentricity Blog: Walking and Chewing Gum

By: John A. Lanier
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I’m a huge advocate for utility-scale solar. That doesn’t mean, however, that I think we’re doing it perfectly right now.

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I’m a huge advocate for utility-scale solar. That doesn’t mean, however, that I think we’re doing it perfectly right now.

Can Selling Timber Help Communities Maintain Forests?

Identifying measures to develop successful community-based forestry enterprises
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Tetra Tech’s Mark Donahue and Ian Deshmukh explore the literature on community-based forestry enterprises (CBFE) to identify successful factors and strategies, focusing on four fundamental conditions required for their development.

This post originally ran on ClimateLinks.

Tetra Tech's Debra Darby Discusses Sustainable Organics Solutions

Meeting our clients’ organics management and sustainability goals
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Tetra Tech’s Debra Darby, manager of organics sustainability solutions, has 14 years of organics experience in the solid waste industry. She is a certified composting professional and has garnered a reputation as a leader in her field through her extensive background working with organics and compostable materials and driving product stewardship. In addition to her technical expertise, Debra also has 20 years of experience in marketing and has served as a strategic advisor in the public and private sector.

African Countries Are Leading on Climate Action as Developed Countries Fall Behind: SDG Report 2020

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Addressing climate change is a crucial part of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, yet countries have made little progress on this goal. In the years ahead, countries have to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You can join us in taking action on this issue here

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Addressing climate change is a crucial part of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, yet countries have made little progress on this goal. In the years ahead, countries have to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You can join us in taking action on this issue here

Tetra Tech Partners With the City of Boulder on Biogas Use Enhancement Project

Installing our proprietary BioCNG™ system to help convert biogas to renewable natural gas
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Tetra Tech is partnering with the City of Boulder, Colorado, on their innovative Biogas Use Enhancement Project, a biogas-to-renewable natural gas (RNG) conditioning system under construction at the city’s Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF). Biogas produced from wastewater digesters will be converted into RNG for vehicle fuel for delivery to community partners after injection into the Public Service Company of Colorado delivery systems. The delivery of RNG to the City of Boulder is scheduled for September 2020.

Arbor Day Foundation Appoints Ernesto Herrera, Mark Johnson, and Denise Naguib to Serve on Board of Trustees

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LINCOLN, Neb., July 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today announced three new members appointed to its Board of Trustees, including: Ernesto Herrera Guerra, Managing Director for Reforestamos México and President of the Mesoamerican Committee; Mark Johnson, CEO, Concord Servicing; and Denise Naguib, Vice President, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity for Marriott International.

Arbor Day Foundation Joins Forces With International Paper and L'Oreal USA to Restore Critical Monarch Butterfly Habitats

Partnership will support reforestation in Estado de México, Mexico, the wintertime habitat for pollinating butterfly
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LINCOLN, Neb., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alongside key corporate partners International Paper and L’Oreal USA, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced a partnership with the Land Life Company to support reforestation efforts for critical Monarch butterfly habitats in Estado de México, Mexico. This partnership will support efforts to replant and restore degraded areas of the “Zona Nucleo,” the breeding ground for the Monarch, beginning June 2020.

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