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Tomorrow's Infrastructure, Today

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If the phrase “highway infrastructure” doesn’t excite you and bring to mind high-tech innovations, it should. I’ll tell you why.

National Geographic Launches ‘Planet or Plastic?’ Initiative to Reduce Impact of Single-use Plastics on Our Oceans

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Every year, 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans and could remain in marine environments for more than 450 years. This escalating problem deserves our attention, and today National Geographic is kicking off a multiyear initiative to reduce the impact of single-use plastics on our oceans.

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.

JetBlue Provides $60,000 in “GreenUp" Grants to Four Eco-Focused Nonprofits

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JetBlue recently wrapped its annual environment-focused campaign which took place during Earth Month. Throughout April, JetBlue provided opportunities for its customers, crewmembers and community to donate, volunteer and engage with nonprofits working to preserve the environment.

Expanding Connected Conservation in 2018

Co-Authored by Doc Watson, Group Executive: Cisco Alliance, Dimension Data, and Karen Walker, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Cisco
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For 27 years, Dimension Data and Cisco have been partners in delivering on a greater good for the world. In 2015, with a shared passion for protecting wildlife heritage through technology, we launched Connected Conservation. The goal was to help protect and stop the poaching of rhinos using a unique solution, starting with a pilot in a private game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

The project has been a resounding success: in just two years of deployment, the Connected Conservation project has reduced poaching in the reserve by 96%.

What’s So Drastic About Plastic? Earth Month 2018

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VMware’s EPIC2 values are the foundation of its strong company culture. VMware’s mission is to leave ahead a better future—to put back more into the environment, society and the global economy than we take – and to inspire our employees, customers and partners to do the same. We are reminded of this mission as we celebrate Earth Month 2018.

Protecting Eagles While Generating Carbon-Free Energy

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Duke Energy is installing new eagle protection technology at its Top of the World Windpower Project in Wyoming to detect in-flight eagles and prevent their collision with rotating wind turbine blades.

Duke Energy is the first windpower operator in the U.S. to commercially deploy the new system, called IdentiFlight, which uses artificial intelligence and high-precision optical technology to ensure the successful coexistence of wind energy and eagles.

Food Giants Unilever, Nestle and PepsiCo Will Get Tougher on Single-use Plastics

By Madeleine Cuff
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The government may have promised to wipe out avoidable plastic waste in the U.K. by 2042, but last week large swathes of the U.K.'s food and drink sector went a leap further, in a bid to convince the British public they are serious about tackling the plastic waste crisis afflicting the world's oceans.

The Disney Conservation Fund Awards 2018 Conservation Grants

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BURBANK, Calif., April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) is providing grants totaling more than $8 million to support the work of 80 nonprofit organizations this year, The Walt Disney Company announced today.  The grants are part of Disney’s “Reverse the Decline” initiative, which pairs the company’s philanthropic dollars with professional expertise from Disney’s Animals, Science, and Environment team and other employees to maximize the impact of conservation efforts to protect wildlife and wild places.  Including these new grants, DCF has awarded mo

Telemark Diversified Graphics Partners With The Arbor Day Foundation to Launch Company Reforestation Program

30,000 trees to be planted in Mississippi River Valley to expand tree canopy
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced that Telemark Diversified Graphics is committed to partnering with the Foundation to plant 30,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley. The partnership was launched by Telemark as part of their sustainability efforts, and the program will be supported by a percentage of Telemark sales over the course of three years, with plans to continue the program long-term.

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