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Duke Energy Invests Nearly $300,000 in Projects That Help Protect, Restore Natural Resources in South Carolina

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

Tetra Tech Commits to Being a Changemaker for One Water

Embracing a One Water approach to help shape a more resilient water future
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is part of our community of One Water experts who apply holistic approaches to help communities manage their water challenges. In this post, he discusses the One Water approach.

Cultivating Student Scientists to Improve Water Quality of Indian River Lagoon

Edie Widder, Ph.D., CEO and Senior Scientist, Ocean Research & Conservation Association
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This blog is one in a series  focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

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This blog is one in a series  focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

30 Companies and Institutional Investors Commit to Take Action to Secure a Healthy and Productive Ocean

United Nations Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Principles support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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OSLO, Norway, October 22, 2019, /3BL Media/ — 30 companies and institutional investors have signed up to the UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles committing to take action to secure a healthy and productive ocean.

Keep America Beautiful Partners With Earth Day Network on 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

National Nonprofit to Support Earth Day Network’s Great Global Cleanup 2020 During the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and Earth Day Network, the global coordinator of Earth Day, today announced a partnership to promote the iconic organizations’ respective missions to keep America – and the world – clean, green, and beautiful as the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020) approaches.

Stop and Thank Your Local Hard-Working Wetlands

By: Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation
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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Addressing Plastic Waste in Bali

An Organizational Initiative by Kopernik
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A video of a mantra ray and a British diver swimming in a sea of plastic off the coast of Bali went viral in March 2018, fueling public discussion on the issue of rampant and global plastic pollution. Mismanagement of plastic waste—and its subsequent journey into the world’s oceans—has long been a hot-button topic in global development, but its renewed exposure is giving way to a movement to reduce plastic waste.

Creating a Rain Forest in the Pacific Ocean

SCE’s Wheeler North Reef expansion project will build 374 acres of habitat for residential fish and marine life near San Clemente.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Watch the reef expansion here 

DANA POINT, Calif.—When Jenny McGee goes to work each week on a derrick barge floating about a mile off Dana Point, it not only feels like home, it is home.

A Forever Home at Brookfield Zoo: FedEx Delivering for Good

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When FedEx received the opportunity to assist two orphaned and injured California sea lions, all hands were on deck to help. The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), a 501c3 non-profit, requested assistance to transport the sea lions from Los Angeles to Chicago where they would enjoy a forever home at the Brookfield Zoo. Unfortunately, their quality of life thus far had been poor.

HP Inc. Launches World’s First PC With Ocean‐Bound Plastics

HP announces it has recycled more than 1 million pounds of ocean-bound plastic bottles in Haiti; HP commits to including ocean-bound plastic material in all new HP Elite and HP Pro desktop and notebook computers launching in 2020
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NEW YORK CITY (Sept. 25, 2019) /3BL Media/ – HP Inc., a member of NextWave Plastics, announces today the launch of the HP Elite Dragonfly, the world’s first notebook with ocean-bound plastics. The HP Elite Dragonfly is the world’s lightest compact business convertible, weighing less than one kg. Its speaker enclosure component is made with 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic including 5 percent ocean-bound plastics.

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