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Thinking Green As We Make Change Happen on Comcast Cares Day

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Every year on Comcast Cares Day, our employees get their hands dirty to give back to their communities – and this year was no exception. 

Uganda Will Use Trees on Farms to Meet National Biodiversity Targets

Trees on farms in Uganda are the focus of a new strategy aimed at increasing biodiversity on agricultural land
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Expansion of agriculture is one of the main drivers of global deforestation and loss of habitat. Like many other countries in the world, Uganda has experienced severe deforestation, with forest cover declining by nearly 60 percent from about 5 million hectares in 1990 to just under 2 million in 2015.

Whole Kids Foundation Joins Forces With Top Chef Talent to Fund School Beehives

Dinners hosted by Rick Bayless with Evan Robinson, Tom Douglas, Kevin Fink, Stephen Stryjewski, and Roberto Santibañez with Susana Trilling will raise funds during June, National Pollinator Month
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AUSTIN, Texas (May 17, 2018) /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced the Give Bees A Chance Campaign to showcase the vital role that honey bees play in our food and gardens. The month-long fundraising effort to support the Honey Bee Grant Program, which provides educational honey beehives to schools and nonprofits, will take place during June, National Pollinator Month.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden to Open May 19

Grand Opening Ceremony at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Begins at 9:30 a.m.; General Admission Visitors, Conservatory Members Encouraged to Attend
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 17, 2018 — Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens today announced the much-anticipated opening of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden, a two-acre immersive experience designed to connect children with nature. A brief opening ceremony will take place on May 19, beginning at 9:30 a.m., before the Children’s Garden gates open and area children experience the garden’s myriad of galleries for the first time. The event is open to the public. Admission rates apply.

SC Johnson Offers Tips to Help Families Protect Themselves for the Upcoming Mosquito and Tick Season

Choosing the right personal insect repellent and following the label instructions can help allow families more time for making memories outdoors
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RACINE, Wis., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that instances of tick and mosquito-borne diseases like Zika virus and Lyme disease have increased more than 350 percent since 2004 in the United States.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Leads in Tackling Water Challenges at National Meeting

by Carol Kauffman Nowlin, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility
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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation convened its national network of environmental grantees in Oyster Bay, Long Island, last week with one goal: Addressing America’s toughest water resource challenges. Dr. Christopher Gobler, head of the Gobler Laboratory at SUNY Stony Brook, presented the keynote address on his research exploring the causes and effects of harmful algal blooms, as well as potential solutions.

Guest Blog: Nature’s Hidden Lessons and How My Favorite Teachers Taught Me How to Find Them (the Tangential Magical)

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In this week's #Ecocentricity blog, Adiel Gavish, Social Media and Communications Manager at the Biomimicry Institute discusses nature's many hidden lessons.

This post was originally published in the Biomimicry Institute's Ask Nature Blog
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In this week's #Ecocentricity blog, Adiel Gavish, Social Media and Communications Manager at the Biomimicry Institute discusses nature's many hidden lessons.

UPF Diverts 97 Percent of Waste from Landfills

by Patti Jones, Communications Manager, Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)
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In less than five years, the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Project has recycled or reused nearly 194 million pounds of materials and diverted more than 97 percent of the project’s total waste from landfills.

“Our recycling and reuse effort is the result of careful planning prior to the beginning of construction,” said UPF Project Director John Howanitz.

Michigan High Schoolers ‘School’ FCA Employees for Earth Day

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Earth Day at the FCA US headquarters often brings out the “wild” in our employees, but this year, we were schooled on the ways in which we can do our part to help mitigate the effects of global climate change in our homes.

eBay and Natural Resources Defense Council Collaborate for Earth Month

Proceeds to help preserve clean air & water, open spaces, public lands, and healthy communities.
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In celebration of Earth Month this April, eBay for Charity has partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a non-profit organization that is working to safeguard the earth, on a campaign with an incredible selection of inventory and experiences that will benefit our planet!

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