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Ecocentricity Blog: Leavers and Takers

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

Ecocentricity Blog: Don't Forget the Elephant

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Why does biodiversity matter? The answer is because the African elephant isn’t unique. Countless species on Earth form an integral and necessary part of their ecosystems.

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Why does biodiversity matter? The answer is because the African elephant isn’t unique. Countless species on Earth form an integral and necessary part of their ecosystems.

Ecocentricity Blog: What Does a Penguin Say?

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At the time, no one individual was to blame, and humans were not intentionally trying to wipe these birds off the face of the planet. The people of the day simply weren’t aware of how their collective actions were impacting the great auks.

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At the time, no one individual was to blame, and humans were not intentionally trying to wipe these birds off the face of the planet. The people of the day simply weren’t aware of how their collective actions were impacting the great auks.

Insights From Indonesia: Protecting Our Coral Reefs

By Antha Williams, Head of Environmental Programs, Bloomberg Philanthropies
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Our oceans program, like all of our work at Bloomberg Philanthropies, aims to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. So it’s good news that the United Nations International Coral Reef Initiative has declared 2018 the International Year of the Reef. Coral reefs are home to one in every four fish in the ocean, and are a critical backbone of ocean ecosystems. Unfortunately, climate change threatens to destroy 90 percent of reefs in the next three decades.

First Seriola Farms Certified to ASC Standard

SCS Congratulates First Certified Client under New Standard: Kurose Suisan
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Standard, which establishes strict environmental and social requirements for farmed fish, is quickly gaining traction within the industry.

Nikki Reed and Dell Turn E-Waste into New Treasures

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The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards collected through Dell’s recycling programs. The collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling and sustainable design. It also supports Dell’s Legacy of Good goals to collect 2 billion pounds of e-waste and recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020. The gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold.

Microfiber Leadership Summit Accelerates Cross-Sector Collaboration on Microfiber Pollution

Companies, NGOs and academics plot key steps to advance microfiber research and innovation
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January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - You’ve invested in a steel water bottle, pack your lunch in glass Tupperware, and recycle any plastic you get your hands on. But your plastic footprint might be bigger than you think thanks to the ubiquity of plastic-based fabrics—from that polyester onesie you wore on Halloween to the fleece blanket you wrap yourself in every winter, and even the carpet beneath your feet.

Nikki Reed and Dell Turn E-Waste into New Treasures with Recycled Gold Jewelry Collection

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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas– January 9, 2018               

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  • Dell and Nikki Reed unveil The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards
  • Collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling, sustainable design and circular economy
  • Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1
  • Gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold
  • Supports Dell’s pledge to recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020
Dell’s collaboration with Reed’s business, Bayou with Love, marks latest in the company’s efforts to put recycled materials back to work
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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas– January 9, 2018               

News summary

  • Dell and Nikki Reed unveil The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards
  • Collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling, sustainable design and circular economy
  • Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1
  • Gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold
  • Supports Dell’s pledge to recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020

Open Blue Becomes First Cobia Farming Company in World to Achieve ASC Certification

SCS Global Services Congratulates Open Blue Sea Farms
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PANAMA CITY, Panama, January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Open Blue is pleased to announce that following a successful audit in September 2017 by SCS Global Services, it has achieved Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. This is a major accomplishment for Open Blue as it becomes the first cobia farming company in the world to achieve recognition under this responsibly farmed standard.

Zero Mass Water: A New Source for H2O

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In our household we do our best to avoid buying bottled water - we're keenly aware of what those darn plastic bottles are doing to the environment. Instead, we just drink our tap water - it's safe and delicious, because we live in San Francisco, and our water is sourced from the magnificent Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. But not everyone in the United States can rely on their tap water to be safe. The horrifying reports of lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan and other locations across the United States are a stark reminder of the inadequacy of local water infrastructure.

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