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Ecocentricity Blog: A New World Record

By: John A. Lanier
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This was a country with 30% forest cover in 1900, but only 4% today. They will benefit tremendously from restoring their natural ecosystems, and we all benefit from the carbon dioxide that these trees will sequester.

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This was a country with 30% forest cover in 1900, but only 4% today. They will benefit tremendously from restoring their natural ecosystems, and we all benefit from the carbon dioxide that these trees will sequester.

HP Sustainable Forest Cooperative is Restoring and Protecting Our Forests

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More species of plants and animals live in the forest than any other land habitat. 1.3 million people depend on forests and trees for things like employment and forest products. This is why HP is partnering with World Wildlife Fund to restore, protect and conserve 200,000 acres of forest in China and Brazil.

Download the HP Sustainable Forest Cooperative infographic featuring more data and resources. 

ON Semiconductor Cares About Giant Panda Conservation Efforts in China

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For more than 10 years, ON Semiconductor adopts a panda each year at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation, www.pandahome.org/en/, in Sichuan, China. The Sichuan Province is famous for its panda population which is a protective species in China. Currently, the Sichuan government is taking necessary efforts to preserve the panda population in hopes to prevent its extinction. Chengdu Panda Research Center is the biggest research center in China to maintain and preserve the population of Panda.

Tetra Tech Sponsored an Engineering News-Record Webinar on Optimizing Water Resources through Recycling

Developing sustainable and resilient communities through optimizing water resources
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Around the world, we are facing a looming water crisis, pushing developers, builders, and engineers to develop innovative means of addressing water shortages. Now is the time to apply water recycling approaches to address complex water challenges. The convergence of technological advancements, data availability and utilization, and public prioritization of water infrastructure is happening at a time when we need it most. As both water risks and the demand for solutions escalate, emerging tools are becoming simultaneously more powerful and affordable.

New Soap with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to Hit Hotels Worldwide, Including Marriott Properties

SCS Global Services certifies This Works soap from Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, under RSPO standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. Sep 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hospitality product distributor Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, is now offering a new soap line, called This Works, which contains palm oil certified under the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard by internationally recognized third-party SCS Global Services (SCS). As of June 2019, the Company has made this body soap available to all customers and has plans to install it in Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

How Sports Can Combat the Climate Crisis

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Climate change is one of the most serious challenges humanity has ever faced. It is affecting the environment and human activities, and sport is no exception. As the leader of the Olympic Movement, the IOC is supporting the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games, International Sports Federations, National Olympic Committees and athletes in their efforts to respond to it. This video tells the story of how the Olympic Movement is playing its part in addressing the climate crisis.

How Two Companies Save Bees

By: Susan Golder
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Most of us remember our last encounter with a bee. Maybe you can recall the pain of being stung or the effort you made to avoid the furry, flying insects. Today, people and corporations around the world aren’t dodging bees but are instead inviting them onto their property for compelling reasons.

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT BEES?

We Can’t Leave It to Younger Generations to Save the World.

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Earlier this year, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg inspired youth climate protests in more than 100 cities around the world. Among the Green New Deal’s champions is the Sunrise Movement, which says it is “building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America.” It’s clear that young people care about the planet. But can we assume they’ll do what’s necessary to save it?

Interview With Martin Pleau, Process Control Expert

Controlling sewer systems in real time to improve water quality in urban areas
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Martin Pleau holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University with a specialization in process control. During his 25 years with Tetra Tech, he pioneered the development of Csoft®, a model-based control software designed to improve the management of urban drainage systems and protect human health and the environment. This innovative software is now used to manage water systems in several large cities in North America and Europe.

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