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Ecocentricity Blog: Plan G

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This 20-minute video covers four different climate stories in the state of Georgia. Even if you aren’t in Georgia, give it a watch – this is a great example of excellent climate communication.

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This 20-minute video covers four different climate stories in the state of Georgia. Even if you aren’t in Georgia, give it a watch – this is a great example of excellent climate communication.

Fishing for Good: Helping Combat Plastic Waste in the Sea

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The fishermen of San Benedetto del Tronto on Italy’s Adriatic coast are more used to filling their nets with fish than anything else. But in recent years they have noticed the increasing level of seaborne plastic waste.

Mars Showcases Coral Restoration at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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Mars has been in business since 1911 — and we want to be thriving in another hundred years. Our Associates take a scientific approach to the challenges that we face, working with the best and brightest around the world to solve the problems we encounter as a business and in society.

Here's How JetBlue Is Helping to Restore Puerto Rico's Marine Habitats

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As Puerto Rico’s largest airline, JetBlue is committed to helping restore the island after the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.  JetBlue’s latest project in its100x35JetBlue initiative, which honors the popular reference to Puerto Rico’s 100×35 mile size and outlines the airline’s commitment over 100 days – and beyond – to launch 35 initiatives to support the island, is now underway.

Nestlé Waters Announces Partnership With Ocean Legacy Foundation

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PARIS, July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters will partner with the Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF) to assist communities in restoring natural ecosystems affected by plastic pollution.

Plastic waste in the ocean poses a particular threat to many communities around the world and requires hands-on cleanup, education, infrastructure development and policies to stop further waste.

Technology, Trading Offer Opportunity for Managing Nutrient Discharge

Efforts to reduce nutrient levels are shifting and becoming more widespread as water and wastewater utilities work to improve effluent and adhere to regulations
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Nutrient pollution and the resulting excess of nutrients in waterbodies continues to plague aquatic environments around the world, threatening waterways, fish and plant life — and even public health. The runoff of phosphate and nitrogen from farming, stormwater, wastewater treatment plant  discharges and other sources into waterbodies continues to unbalance ecosystems, resulting in toxic algal blooms and hypoxic dead zones.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2019)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

5 Million Anglers Called on to Collect Data and Trash From US Waters This Fourth of July

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STAMFORD, Conn., June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful®, the nonprofit steward of litter prevention for more than six decades, is partnering with Fishbrain, the world’s most popular mobile app and social network for people who love fishing, to ask the app’s more than 5 million users in the United States to undertake the largest-ever crowdsourced audit of litter in the U.S.

Interview With Laureen Abustan, Civil and Environmental Project Engineer

Making a difference for people and the environment through engineering
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Laureen Abustan is a water and wastewater project engineer. She joined Tetra Tech in March 2018 and applies her expertise in water, wastewater, environmental engineering, site development, and stormwater capture and reuse on projects in Los Angeles, California.

Consumers Energy Funds Habitat Improvement Project To Raise More Walleye for Michigan Anglers

Three Additional Michigan Projects Also Funded in 2019
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MUSKEGON, Mich., June 18, 2019  /3BL Media/ – Upgrades funded by Consumers Energy will help the Muskegon River Walleye Pond produce 300,000 more walleye yearly for anglers and significantly reduce expenses to operate the Michigan Department of Natural Resources facility.

A multi-year $140,607 grant from the Habitat Improvement Account (HIA) has been used to install a permanent power source and provide three new pumps at the pond where walleye fingerlings are reared for stocking in the Muskegon River and other Michigan waters.

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