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Protecting the Planet's Tiniest Creatures

PSE&G’s continued commitment to conservation
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We care about all of our planet’s creatures big and small.

Here’s a great story for Earth Month and it’s just one example of how we go to great lengths to ensure our work along our rights of way (the land directly below the transmission power lines) doesn’t disrupt the habitat of hundreds of endangered and protected species of plants and animals.

Meet the elusive and endangered blue spotted salamander – that lives underground for 11 months out of the year. But for one month a year, the salamanders slither to the surface to make more salamanders.

How Healthcare Technology Is Changing Wildlife Conservation

A Medtronic engineer is helping the planet — one bear at a time
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Tim Laske crouched in the snow between a bear and her den, downloading her heart rate data onto a computer. That data was recorded by an insertable cardiac monitor one-third the size of a AAA battery.

Cerro Verde Receives Two International Awards for Endangered Species Conservation

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December 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) recently gave two international awards to the Biodiversity Management Program of Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde for its contribution to the conservation of the Peruvian Longirostro Bat (Platalina genovensium) and the guanaco (Lama guanicoe).

Sequencing to Save the Lemurs: A Collaboration Between the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance and Illumina

Illumina and the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance swing for the treetops and try to preserve the species with the help of genomic data
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In the 1960s, with the intent to conserve a rare species of primate, the San Diego Zoo initiated a successful breeding program with red ruffed lemurs (varecia rubra) from Madagascar. After the establishment of its in-house research effort, the Zoo also elected to freeze cells from that founding population and their descendants and store them in a facility called the Frozen Zoo.

Coalition Against GMO Mosquitoes Launches New Website and Sends Letter to Biden

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ISLAMORADA, Fla., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Coalition Against GMO Mosquitoes launches a new website to educate the nation and galvanize public opposition to genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes created by biotech corporation, Oxitec. The Coalition is also sending a letter by a concerned Florida Keys resident to President Biden urging an intervention in the impending experimental releases of GE mosquitoes in the Keys.

Health & Conservation Leaders Issue Joint Call to Shut Down High-Risk Wildlife Markets to Help Curb Future Outbreaks

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HONG KONG, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world grapples with the worst global public health emergency in recent memory, more than 100 scientists and conservation leaders from 25 countries are calling on governments across the globe to address high-risk wildlife trade to reduce the chance of another outbreak.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Dr. Edward E. Louis, Jr. of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium with J. Sterling Morton Award

The Award Honors Lifelong Commitment to Tree Planting and Conservation
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 20,2019 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Dr. Edward E. Louis, Jr. has been awarded the Foundation's J. Sterling Morton Award. This award recognizes an individual who has had a positive impact on the environment due to his or her lifelong commitment to tree planting and conservation. Dr. Louis will be honored with the award on May 24 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, Scott Aquarium Conference Center. 

Cisco Connects to the Conservation Cause

By Ruba Borno, Vice President of Growth Initiatives & Chief of Staff to CEO
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When you work at Cisco, you’re surrounded by a workforce of dedicated global problem solvers. That’s who we are at our core. From addressing our customers’ greatest business challenges to accelerating solutions that benefit our local communities and the planet—we’re dedicated to moving the needle every day.

All Creatures Great and Small: The Vanishing Vaquita

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How splendid would it be if humans could somehow find a way to truly co-exist with the rest of the planet’s creatures? This week on Sea Change Radio, we focus on two people doing what they can to protect endangered species around the globe. First, we speak to Brooke Bessesen, an author and wildlife researcher whose new book about a small, rare type of porpoise in the Sea of Cortez called the vaquita is facing possible extinction. Then, we take a look back at our 2017 discussion with Topher White.

Belvidere Assembly Plant Gives “Seed Money” to Local Conservation Area

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About 84 miles west of Chicago is the Kinnikinnick Creek Conservation Area, 429 acres of pure nature available for area residents and visitors to enjoy. Managed by the Boone County (Illinois) Conservation District (BCCD), this lush recreational area is located in the same county as the FCA US Belvidere Assembly Plant.

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