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Indigo Turtles Finally Reach Out to the Sea!

Mission is completed! See the baby sea turtles...
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In search of the blue finished with a great happy ending as the baby sea turtles hatched. Now the turtles are feeling stronger than ever with the partnership of EKAD (Ecological Research Society), OrtaBlu and Mavi Jeans!

 

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In search of the blue finished with a great happy ending as the baby sea turtles hatched. Now the turtles are feeling stronger than ever with the partnership of EKAD (Ecological Research Society), OrtaBlu and Mavi Jeans!

 

Solar Roadways and No-New-Impact Energy Development

Posted by Michael Powelson
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You’ve probably seen or heard something about solar roadways, or as one promotional video puts it, “solar freakin’ roadways!” The bold idea to turn roads into solar generation infrastructure has captured the imagination of millions in recent weeks.
 

Helping to Restore Subtropical Forests in South Florida

Fernando Breto, Curator at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
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The following is a guest blog from Fernando Bretos, Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Read Our Sustainability Report (Long Version)!

How Volkswagen cares about Nature, People, and Sustainable Business
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If you want to know what Volkswagen Group does for ecological, social and economic sustainability, check the new Sustainability Report. Read about the new Group Environmental Strategy and its ambiitious targets. Read why are committed to a wide range of efficient, affordable and practical powertrain and fuel technologies in order to reduce climate risks.

The REI Foundation Awards $410,000 to Connect Younger and More Diverse Groups with Nature

Recipients include the Children & Nature Network, Futuro Media Group, Outdoor Foundation and YMCA of the USA
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SEATTLE, April 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The REI Foundation awarded a total of $410,000 to nonprofit programs dedicated to engaging younger and more diverse populations in the outdoors. Grant recipients include the Children & Nature Network (C&NN), Futuro Media Group, Outdoor Foundation and YMCA of the USA.

New Survey Shows Gravity Of A Growing, Global Parental Concern: Kids Aren’t Spending Enough Time In Nature

In the U.S., lack of time outdoors is as concerning as bullying, obesity and education; and seen as an important issue to address
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ARLINGTON, Va., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy released the results of the first global survey to capture not only how much time kids spend outside, but also parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in nature.

The survey, funded by Disney, included parents of children between the ages of three and 18 in the U.S., Brazil, China, France and Hong Kong and revealed the following:

How Hollywood Could Save the Planet

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Last week, I came across an interview Woody Allen gave to Esquire magazine for a series entitled “What I’ve Learned.” In it, he talked about his mother’s worldview and the fact that according to her, the world is a horrible, horrible place. That everybody and everything on the planet is going to die, our friends are going to disappear and the earth is going to be consumed by the sun. Her response to this reality was to keep herself incredibly busy. Growing up with this parental role model, Mr.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A Turning Point in Recognizing Natural Capital Risks?

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Two events in the UK’s House of Commons this week could mark a turning point in recognition of an invisible risk to the world’s economy – how natural capital underpins the security of our financial system.

Sowing Seeds Of Love

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Are you good at keeping plants and flowers alive? I, for one, am not. The most successful plants in my home came from a craft store. But I do enjoy planting flowers for others while volunteering. If I’m with friends and family, even better! The opportunity to volunteer at the Mary Kay Nature Explore Classroom was a perfect fit for me, my seven-year-old daughter, and some great Mary Kay friends. 

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Bioversity Director General Ann Tutwiler on bringing agriculture and conservation together

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The world’s governments gathered at the United Nations General Assembly are currently discussing how to accelerate progress on the world’s Millennium Development Goals, which conclude in 2015, and also discussing a new set of Sustainable Development Goals. This piece explores sustainable agriculture for sustainable development.

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By Fred Pearce | 24 September 2013

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