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Carroll Students Discover Nature on High-Tech Hike

Maryland Middle Schoolers Become Citizen Scientists For A Day With National Geographic Education, AAAS and the Verizon Foundation
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Ala Hussen, 12, used her iPad recently to snap a photo of leaves from a red oak tree. The Charles Carroll Middle School seventh-grader and about a dozen fellow students identified plant and animal species in West Field Park in New Carrollton, near the school.

The children were involved in BioBlitz, a program in which students, with the help of scientists, document plant and animal life using iPads.

Md. Students Track Plants, Animals with Mobile Devices During First 'BioBlitz'

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Students at Charles Carroll Middle School in New Carrollton, Md., participated in the school's first "bioblitz" Wednesday, part of a nationwide initiative to increase the use of mobile devices in the classroom.

The 7th- and 8th-graders were able to observe and identify numerous living species of plants, animals and insects in the area near their school, which is part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Just Say No: Livestock, Drugs and Groundwater

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Factory farms produce a majority of our nation’s meat. Over two-thirds of the beef consumed in this country comes from farms with at least 5,000 head of cattle; more than 90 percent of the chicken we eat comes from only ten companies; and over the last 30 years the number of hog farms has dropped to a tenth of what it was, while pork sales have remained steady.

Youth Rise Up for Human Rights

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

BNSF's John Lovenburg Discusses Clean Air Innovations

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BNSF's VP of Environmental, John Lovenburg discusses the company's broad commitment to the environment. BNSF received the 2013 Innovation Breath of Life Award from BREATHE LA for exemplary work on clean air initiatives and technological advances to reduce emissions.

Read more: BNSF honored for clean air technology developments in Southern California

AT&T Becomes Largest Wireless Carrier To Join U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s Smartway Transport Partnership Program

Ask almost any business: Delivering products and services to customers involves a tangle of both challenges and opportunities.
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DALLAS, June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Ask almost any business: Delivering products and services to customers involves a tangle of both challenges and opportunities. The supply chain extends across geographies and business sectors. Driving efficiency throughout the supply chain is crucial for any successful business.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Creating a Sustainable Healthcare Ecosystem in South-East Asia

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By Harjit Gill, Chief Executive Officer, ASEAN and Pacific, Philips Electronics Singapore

In South-East Asia today, most countries face a difficult dilemma – Should limited resources be used to combat the rapid growth of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that take such a terrible toll on human life and economic development, or should those resources go towards expanded efforts to reduce the debilitating effects of poverty?

Blog: Understanding Consumer Recycling Behavior, by Joe Franses, Sustainability Director at Coca-Cola Enterprises

Despite professing strong pro-environmental values around recycling, consumers are not translating these values into action. Why not?
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At Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), we talk a lot about moving beyond the four walls of our operations to influence our broader value chain.  We do this not only to reduce our own impacts but to explore new ways to create positive change on broader societal issues. 

We are focused on unlocking innovation and collaboration with many partners to solve today’s tough issues because, quite frankly, none of us can do it alone and we will rely on each other to create new answers to existing challenges. 

European and Canadian Parliament Members Discuss Global CM Legislation Impact - FREE Webinar

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Join Members of the European and Canadian Parliament in a discussion of international conflict minerals legislations: Conflict Minerals Alert: New International Requirements Impact Operations and Revenue.

Know the requirements and find out which Conflict Minerals programs to implement to protect your brand.

Global Presenters:

Paul Dewar is the Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and the Foreign Affairs Critic for the NDP Official Opposition.

GSK at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia

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GSK Vision

GSK's President of North America Pharmaceuticals, Deirdre Connelly, and colleagues give a tour of our new offices in Philadelphia's Navy Yard corporate campus.

Continue reading about GSK's responsibility efforts for our planet.

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