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Amid Pandemic and Worsening Climate and Water Crisis, the Sustainability Movement Grew Stronger

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More than 60 investors and companies join Ceres powerful networks and major initiatives to tackle the greatest sustainability threats

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More than 60 investors and companies join Ceres powerful networks and major initiatives to tackle the greatest sustainability threats

Arbor Day Foundation Receives Award to Grow Natural Climate Solutions

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Through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Nature Conservancy’s Natural Climate Solutions Accelerator program announced the award of $860,000 to be split among five projects designed to help scale climate change mitigation by capturing and storing carbon on natural and working lands in the U.S. 

Paso Robles WWTP Upgrade Garners Top Wastewater Project Award for Packing Multifaceted Sustainability into Existing Footprint

New tertiary treatment facilities, nutrient management system are models of sustainable innovation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Packing long-term water resilience and other sustainable solutions into a small footprint earned the upgrade of the Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) top honors as the Global Water Awards’ 2020 Wastewater Project of the Year.

EarthX Launches Wild at Home the First Nature Reserve

360° Immersive Videos by Wild Immersion on EarthXR.org Bring the Beauty of Africa, the Amazon, and Asia to Your Device
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DALLAS, September 11, 2020 /3BL Media/  – EarthXR, the interactive arm of EarthxFilm, is partnering with Wild Immersion, endorsed by Jane Goodall, for the launch of Wild at Home September 21 to kickoff Climate Week.

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.

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