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REI Achieves 14-Year Carbon Neutral Goal

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While the globe still reels from the continued impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, other threats loom on the horizon. Indeed, some pundits are reminding us not to lose sight of other crises – including climate change.

When Forests Thrive, People and Business Prosper, Too

Companies are coming to view reforestation as an imperative solution to climate change, bringing tangible action on a global scale.
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By Michael Walker 

This article originally appeared as part of the Bloomberg Green + HP partnership.

The recent wildfires in California are an urgent reminder of how endangered our forests are due to climate change.

Helping the UN Guide Ecosystem Restoration Into the Mainstream

WSP USA is a key participant in the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a major global initiative to bring awareness to the fight against climate change.
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When the United Nations General Assembly declared 2021–2030 as the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, it did so with an objective of taking a leadership role to find nature-based solutions to restore vital ecosystems around the globe.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover Two New Crab Species in Papua

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Two new species of crab have been discovered in the rich ecosystem of the Ajkwa River estuary by the PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) biodiversity research team.

The two new species are Typhlocarcinops raouli and Typhlocarcinops robustus. The two new crabs were discovered by a team of researchers from PT-FI and the Indonesian Institute of Science.

Since PTFI's research began in 2001 as part of its environmental commitment to track the biodiversity of the estuary, more than 100 species of crabs have been found in these areas, 21 of which are new discoveries.

Ray of Hope Prize Winner Showcased in Animated Video

ECOncrete offers biomimetic solutions for coastal and marine infrastructure
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ECOncrete wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize. Animated video overview released.

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ECOncrete wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize. Animated video overview released.

Protecting Pollinators: Join a BioBlitz in Your Community This Month

By: Michele White, Program Manager for the National Recreation and Park Association
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If you are a pollinator lover like me, September is going to be an exciting month. Why? Well, in September, parks in communities around the country will be hosting BioBlitz events where park staff and community members come together to support and celebrate the variety of pollinators and plants in their area. Parks are hosting BioBlitz events as a way to find and better understand the number of pollinators––and pollinator-friendly plants––in their communities. 

Climate Week NYC and Global Citizen Partner to Highlight Youth-Led and Justice-Based Climate Action

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NEW YORK, September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Climate Week NYC is teaming up with Global Citizen for the second year to promote youth-led and grassroots climate action. Global Citizen is the Youth, Public Mobilization and Justice program partner for Climate Week NYC, where they will engage citizens to create systemic change through collective action.

Land Betterment Corporation Set to Present at the 2020 Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference

View Company’s agenda and slide presentation as they discuss aligning corporate missions with sustainability
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FISHERS, Ind., August 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to participate at the inaugural Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM ET on September 1, 2020, and to lead a discussion on how to efficiently and effectively align corporate missions with sustainability goals and a forward-looking business strategy. 

Accelerating Innovation to Tackle Plastic Waste

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Finding answers to our planet’s plastic waste issues will take innovation and investment across the waste management value chain. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has joined forces with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Centre to help kick-start innovation to help minimize plastic waste, make recycling and recovering plastics easier, and create value from post-use plastics.

Keep Lee County Beautiful Aids in Mangrove Restoration

Keep America Beautiful Affiliate in Florida Joins Volunteers to Plant New Mangroves
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Following a maintenance error that resulted in the unpermitted removal of local mangroves, a Florida municipality partnered with Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) to restore the affected area. One year ago, the municipality’s staff was approved to remove mangroves that were impeding a local waterway but unfortunately went beyond the permitted section resulting in a mandate to restore the area.

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