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Costa Crociere Foundation and Sahara Forest Project Join Forces for Sustainable Farming in the Desert of Jordan

For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.
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For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.

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For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.

Decarbonize, Decentralize and Democratize: Investing in a More Just Energy Future

By Jess Brooks, Chief Development Officer, Sunwealth
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The existing extractive energy economy isn’t working. Our dependence on coal, oil and gas contributes to global warming, the physical destruction of communities and pollution-related health issues which impact all of us – and disproportionately affect low-income people and communities of color. It’s not sustainable. And it’s fundamentally unjust.

As Seen on The Guardian: How to Help Young People Prepare for Careers in Sustainability

Want your children or students to be ready for the new kinds of jobs that are only now being invented? These four steps will help you help them get that dream green gig
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There’s a green shift happening in the workplace as sustainability- and conservation-focused jobs grow across all sectors. Pathways to these positions are constantly evolving, though, and it can be daunting for students to map out their career paths.

So the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is helping to educate and engage young people interested in sustainability jobs. Ahead of NWF’s EcoCareers Conference, here are four steps students can take to help get that dream green job.

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/20/16 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Mgr, City of Richmond, VA

Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 20th show by clicking below and be sure to tune in this Sunday, March 27th for an interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC.

HP & Kenya's E-Waste Recycling Program

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HP's collaboration to develop the East African Computer Recycling Center will create hundreds of green jobs and protect health and the environment.

 

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Welcome to Fiberlines

Domtar launches corporate blog
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Tips and tools for using one of our many, everyday, fiber-based products; snapshots of our people and host communities; the latest on industry innovation; opinion on sustainability trends...Fiberlines is about alot of things but but first and foremost it's about dialogue. It's platform that we want our readers to engage in directly and help shape going forward, to make it a space where we exchange ideas and learn from each other. Wth that, we invite you to drop us a line…a Fiberline!

Green For All: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

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Political opponents of the green movement have been depressingly successful not only in attacking the facts that underpin the struggle, but in knocking down some of its most eloquent and powerful figures, relegating to the margins what should be a universal concern: a healthy world that can be sustained into the future.

The Evolution of the Environmental Management Profession

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Larry Deeney, Senior Technical Leader for the Global Environment Department at General Mills Inc., reflects on the evolution of the corporate environemental management profession. To learn more about what environment, health and safety (EHS) managers do, purchase a copy of NAEM's 2012 EHS & Sustainability Staffing and Structure benchmark report. To view more interviews with corporate environmental leaders, please visit www.youtube.com/NAEMorgTV.

To Get a Green Job, Don't Just Look for an Office Internship

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According to numerous studies, the two skills most valued by employers are teamwork and trainability. This is why internships are so popular: they provide evidence for both.

But an office internship is not the only way to demonstrate these desirable qualities. You have the opportunity to try something different by getting outdoors.

Look to the Woods

RecycleForce Keeps Electronic Waste Out of Landfills and Ex-Felons Out of Prison

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Since 2006, Indianapolis-based RecycleForce has paid over $10 million in wages and employed 650 ex-felons to recycle over 20 million pounds of electronic waste. RecycleForce, a non-profit social enterprise, has a dual mission: to help people coming out of prison successfully transition back into civil society, and to keep as much electronic waste as possible out of Indiana’s landfills.

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