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Ecocentricity Blog: A New World Record

By: John A. Lanier
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This was a country with 30% forest cover in 1900, but only 4% today. They will benefit tremendously from restoring their natural ecosystems, and we all benefit from the carbon dioxide that these trees will sequester.

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This was a country with 30% forest cover in 1900, but only 4% today. They will benefit tremendously from restoring their natural ecosystems, and we all benefit from the carbon dioxide that these trees will sequester.

HP Sustainable Forest Cooperative is Restoring and Protecting Our Forests

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More species of plants and animals live in the forest than any other land habitat. 1.3 million people depend on forests and trees for things like employment and forest products. This is why HP is partnering with World Wildlife Fund to restore, protect and conserve 200,000 acres of forest in China and Brazil.

Download the HP Sustainable Forest Cooperative infographic featuring more data and resources. 

Creating a Rain Forest in the Pacific Ocean

SCE’s Wheeler North Reef expansion project will build 374 acres of habitat for residential fish and marine life near San Clemente.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Watch the reef expansion here 

DANA POINT, Calif.—When Jenny McGee goes to work each week on a derrick barge floating about a mile off Dana Point, it not only feels like home, it is home.

ON Semiconductor Cares About Giant Panda Conservation Efforts in China

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For more than 10 years, ON Semiconductor adopts a panda each year at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation, www.pandahome.org/en/, in Sichuan, China. The Sichuan Province is famous for its panda population which is a protective species in China. Currently, the Sichuan government is taking necessary efforts to preserve the panda population in hopes to prevent its extinction. Chengdu Panda Research Center is the biggest research center in China to maintain and preserve the population of Panda.

Tetra Tech Sponsored an Engineering News-Record Webinar on Optimizing Water Resources through Recycling

Developing sustainable and resilient communities through optimizing water resources
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Around the world, we are facing a looming water crisis, pushing developers, builders, and engineers to develop innovative means of addressing water shortages. Now is the time to apply water recycling approaches to address complex water challenges. The convergence of technological advancements, data availability and utilization, and public prioritization of water infrastructure is happening at a time when we need it most. As both water risks and the demand for solutions escalate, emerging tools are becoming simultaneously more powerful and affordable.

New Soap with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to Hit Hotels Worldwide, Including Marriott Properties

SCS Global Services certifies This Works soap from Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, under RSPO standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. Sep 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hospitality product distributor Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, is now offering a new soap line, called This Works, which contains palm oil certified under the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard by internationally recognized third-party SCS Global Services (SCS). As of June 2019, the Company has made this body soap available to all customers and has plans to install it in Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

How Sports Can Combat the Climate Crisis

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Climate change is one of the most serious challenges humanity has ever faced. It is affecting the environment and human activities, and sport is no exception. As the leader of the Olympic Movement, the IOC is supporting the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games, International Sports Federations, National Olympic Committees and athletes in their efforts to respond to it. This video tells the story of how the Olympic Movement is playing its part in addressing the climate crisis.

Working to Significantly Reduce Waste at National Parks

By Karen Hevel-Mingo
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A unique partnership between Subaru of America Inc., NPCA, the National Park Service, park concessioners and surrounding communities is helping national parks reduce, reuse and recycle preventing tons of waste going to landfills.

Subaru Owners Take On Yosemite Facelift

3,334 volunteers gathered 14,126 pounds of trash. Meet some of the Subaru owners who helped give Yosemite a facelift.
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Meet Owners Who Were There

Kendall Lee

San Bruno, California

Passionate. About. Life.

Loves: We strongly believe in preserving what’s left of our environment, restoring what’s been lost and conserving nature’s resources. After driving the Outback on an over 3,000-mile trip to Banff, Calgary, Edmonton and Jasper in Alberta, Canada, I volunteered for two national park cleanups, and I’m looking forward to going to more in the years to come!

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