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Biomimicry with Janine Benyus

Shared from AskNature.org
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A 20-minute film featuring Janine Benyus introducing biomimicry and explaining how mimicking nature can solve some of our most pressing problems.

 

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A 20-minute film featuring Janine Benyus introducing biomimicry and explaining how mimicking nature can solve some of our most pressing problems.

 

Corona Takes Back the Beach

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An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans each year, making ocean trash a serious environmental threat to the ecosystem and the many islands that depend on pristine beaches to boost tourism.

Tetra Tech is Helping Improve Fisheries Management

Combining our experience, tools, and expertise to solve problems confronting coastal communities in the Asia Pacific region
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For the past 20 years, Tetra Tech has been Leading with Science in coastal fisheries management in the Asia Pacific region. As vulnerable coastal populations compete with international fisheries fleets for increasingly scarce marine resources, Tetra Tech is working to empower local communities to develop and implement management plans to monitor and enforce coastal activities.

AkzoNobel | The Ultimate Test of Performance

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Setting the scene for team AkzoNobel’s involvement in the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race, the world’s premier offshore sailing race.

Learn more about the 2016 AkzoNobel Report here 

Celebrating World Environment Day with Product Innovations

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Today marks the United Nation’s World Environment Day, a day designed to encourage worldwide awareness and action for environmental protection. But this day is more than just a personal celebration of environmental action. It’s an opportunity to recognize that environmental excellence is not just corporate social responsibility, but a critical business driver to foster growth and create value.

AkzoNobel Partners With the Ocean Cleanup for Largest Clean-up in History

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June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The complete removal of plastic from the world's oceans has moved a step closer after AkzoNobel joined forces with The Ocean Cleanup to help turn the tide on marine pollution.

The partnership involves AkzoNobel providing advanced, biocide-free coatings technology for all the devices and equipment used by The Ocean Cleanup for the next five years.

It represents a major contribution to the organization's landmark efforts to clear plastic from our oceans. The cleaning is due to begin in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the next 12 months.

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Completes Successful Great American Cleanup Event

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Earlier in May, Keep America Beautiful Reno, Nevada-based affiiliate Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) hosted its 11th annual Great Community Cleanup -- a local initiative of the Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest community improvement program.

Advice for Women Going into Mining, from De Beers Group's Liezl Maritz

Environmentalist Liezl Maritz explains why she works at Namdeb and offers advice for women going into mining…
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I started working at Namdeb in 2012 as a job attachment. In 2013, I began in a developmental position as an Environmental Officer and was permanently employed as a Senior Environmental Officer for Exploration and Strategic Projects in 2014. I moved over as a Senior Environmental Officer to Namdeb’s biggest operational mine, Southern Coastal Mines, in 2016 where I am still based.

Trainer Spotlight: Keep Forsyth County Beautiful's Kevin Smith

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The Georgia Adopt-A-Stream program recently named Kevin Smith of Keep America Beautiful affiliate Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) its 2016 "Trainer of the Year."

This award is given to trainers who exemplify leadership and dedication to promoting the Adopt-A-Stream program’s goals towards watershed awareness and protection in local communities.

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