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How to Be a Good Visitor at National Parks

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The nation’s 59 national parks (the 60th, Missouri’s Gateway Arch, received an official national park designation in February 2018) saw more than 330 million visitors in 2017, which is a lot of footsteps, noise, waste and selfie poses in some of the wilderness’s most delicate treasures. “We’re really fortunate to have the privilege of having these incredible places to visit,” says biologist David Lamfrom, who directs wildlife programs for the National Parks Conservation Association.

Denali National Park Tackles Trash With Zero-Landfill Initiative

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by Laurel Andrews

A record number of visitors traveled to Interior Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve last year, but they left behind less trash than a few years before.

A push to send less waste to the local landfill is working, officials say. Since 2016, Denali National Park has partnered with Subaru in a "zero-landfill" initiative aimed at turning trash into recycling.

VIDEO | This Indiana Subaru Plant Hasn’t Taken Out the Trash in 14 Years, Saves More Than $13m

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by Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star

While not his official job title, Tom Easterday has become quite the tour guide. 

The Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. executive has been known to do as many as a handful a month around the company's Lafayette manufacturing facility. Whether leading top industry officials or a group of young students, he has a favorite opening line. 

Philippines to Access the Green Climate Fund

The Philippines is preparing a proposal to access the Green Climate Fund, a billion-dollar platform that bankrolls low-emission and climate-resilient programs in developing countries.
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“Ambition enables finance,” said Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, as he introduced another way of merging climate-related action and finance to achieve a low-carbon and resilient economy in the Philippines.

Echoing the words of Senator Loren Legarda, Constantino said that economic resilience, especially in the face of climate threats, entailed a strategic use of available funding from the local through to the international level.

Carnival Corporation Releases 2017 Sustainability Report, Meets Goal to Reduce Carbon Footprint Ahead of Schedule

World’s largest leisure travel company achieves 26.3 percent reduction in CO2ee, surpassing 2020 target ahead of schedule
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Report details key initiatives and progress from the company and its nine cruise line brands, furthering its strong commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility

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Report details key initiatives and progress from the company and its nine cruise line brands, furthering its strong commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility

Novelis and Discovery Education Awarded for Global Sustainability Leadership

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Silver Spring, Md., Tuesday, July 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Business Intelligence Group today named Novelis and Discovery Education’s Life of a Can initiative Sustainability Service of the Year in the 2018 Sustainability Awards program. The Sustainability Awards honor people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission.

Ceres: Clean Energy Opportunities Align With Investment Fundamentals

Savvy investors are starting to understand the expanding opportunities in clean energy
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Now that clean energy has gone mainstream, there is an array of existing and emerging opportunities to scale up clean energy investments while also meeting investors’ risk-return requirements. Across asset classes, clean energy opportunities are available that align with investment fundamentals such as long-term risk diversification. Savvy investors are now moving to understand the expanding opportunities in the clean energy sector, recognizing that this market is growing in terms of the breadth and quality of available opportunities.

New Report: Forests are Key to Combating Looming Water Crisis

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by Andrew Stevenson

The world is facing a growing water crisis: already, 40% of the world’s population are affected by water scarcity, and climate change threatens to increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in vulnerable areas around the world.

Ecocentricity Blog: Who’s Tired of Sucking?

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In the United States, we use 500 million plastic straws per day; enough to fill up 125 school buses a day.

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In the United States, we use 500 million plastic straws per day; enough to fill up 125 school buses a day.

Synergizing Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Cameroon

Cameroon needs to adopt an integrated approach to climate change. However, there are still many challenges to overcome.
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Climate change in Cameroon has had, and will continue to have, adverse effects on agro-ecosystems and communities in multiple ways; with negative consequences dominating. Thus, the question we should ask ourselves is not whether the climate will change, but rather how we should respond.

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