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Taylor County High School Students Team Up With Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Team From Foley Cellulose Mill

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Taylor County High School students spent the day with the environmental team from our Foley Cellulose Mill learning how to test water quality at three different points in the Fenholloway River. #GPintheWild

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Get Down to Earth With These Earth Day Tips

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For more than 50 years, people around the globe have celebrated Earth Day to recognize the vital importance of preserving the environment.

Shoreline Restoration: 'Protecting Community, Conserving the Coast'

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration supports nature-based solutions for coastal resilience, such as WSP USA’s Franklin-98 project to create oyster reefs, saltmarshes.
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Note: This is the third article in a series on the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This article explores the potential of nature-based solutions in combating climate change.

Nature-based solutions involve the use of natural habitats, like marsh grasses or oyster reefs, in place of – or to complement – traditional hardened structures, such as concrete seawalls.

"Road to Glasgow" - United Nations Climate Change Conference

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A message from Shonagh Smith, host of the EarthxTV Original "Road to Glasgow" - premiering on #EarthDay, April 22 at 8|7c on earthxtv.com.

Conference of the Parties of the Treaty, otherwise known as COP, is the United Nations' top conference on climate change. This year's meeting will be held this November in Glasgow, Scotland.

Planet Water Foundation and The Starbucks Foundation Extend Partnership to Deliver Clean Water Access to Communities Across Eight Countries

2021 commitment marks 11th year of partnership
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May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization in the fight against global water poverty, has announced the extension of its partnership with The Starbucks Foundation.

With the partnership entering its 11th year, the two organizations have committed to deliver community-level clean water projects across eight countries in 2021 – reaching a combined total of 18,000 people in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

National Park Foundation and Partners Share Commitment to Helping Parks Reach Their Fullest Potential

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WASHINGTON – A new year is an opportunity to think about what impact you want to make in the months to come. For the National Park Foundation, National Park Week presents another meaningful moment to reflect on what we make possible for the national parks community and what more we hope to do for parks and people.

As such, in honor of National Park Week 2021, the National Park Foundation is celebrating our successes and sharing our goals in support of national parks.

Takeda Manufacturing Site in Belgium Pioneering Wastewater Recycling for Production

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Innovating to protect the planet is sustainability in action. Our manufacturing site in Lessines, Belgium, is pioneering wastewater circularity in the pharma industry. The facility installed a water treatment system which will be used to supplement fresh water for the drug production process, reducing up to 90 percent of freshwater consumption. This equals an annual water consumption for approximately 18,000 Belgian citizens. As a secondary benefit, this innovative process will also reduce chemicals needed for water treatment. #climatechange #worldwaterday Watch the video to learn more.

ESG Insider: Why Companies, Investors Should Be Worried About Water

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World Water Day was March 22nd, and we’re marking the occasion by looking at the looming threat of water scarcity and the lack of investor appetite for financing water-related projects. According to the United Nations, 2.2 billion people globally lack safely managed drinking water, and 4.2 billion people do not have safely managed sanitation. The U.N. also warns that water scarcity could displace 700 million people by 2030. Access to clean water has become even more vital with COVID-19, which created a worldwide need for constant hand-washing.

A New Beginning for Eldorado Gold in Greece

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Here at Eldorado Gold, we are working to build a leading mining jurisdiction in northern Greece. To realize the full potential of our polymetallic Skouries, Olympias and Stratoni mines (collectively known as the Kassandra Mines), we recently signed an amended Investment Agreement with the Hellenic Republic.

Tetra Tech's Kevin Friedman Wins Company's 2020 Project Management Achievement Award

Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents
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Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents

As part of the Garney and Wharton-Smith design-build team, Tetra Tech’s Kevin Friedman and his design team developed innovative and cost-saving design solutions for the award-winning Hillsborough County Northwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility—the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hillsborough County, Florida.

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