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The Arbor Day Foundation Launches the Time for Trees™ Initiative to Plant 100 Million Trees by 2022

Initiative unites corporations, communities and citizens to take critical action to preserve the necessities of life affected by climate change
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Arbor Day Foundation today announced the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022 – the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day. The initiative will leverage trees as a simple, powerful way to preserve the necessities of life on Earth that are becoming increasingly compromised, as well as reverse the damage done by climate change.

Teck Reports 2018 Sustainability Performance

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March 19, 2019 - Teck has released its 18th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2018 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020.

Video | Verizon is Helping Hawaii Power Smarter

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Verizon uses smart sensors on its network to collect near real-time data across Hawaii’s power grid. This allows them to zero in on the real demands for electricity and when to deliver it. To help Hawaiian Electric reach 100% renewable energy by 2045.

Learn more about Verizon's other energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives here.

Eagle’s Nest: Protecting Eagles at Buck Steam Station Requires a Delicate Balance

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SPENCER — Just as the sun was rising Tuesday morning, Misti Sporer and Max Gardner walked quietly into the woods toward their goal: a gigantic bald eagle nest just below the crown of a loblolly pine.

All talking ceased once they were within about 100 feet. Gardner held back a short distance as Sporer, lead environmental scientist for Duke Energy, moved closer for a 60- to 90-minute observation period.

Sporer made notes of the motion in the nest overhead and the clues of eagle activity she could find on the ground around her.

Video | The Largest On Site Day-of-Service in Timberland History

Timberland volunteers serve Santiago's Botanic Garden in the Dominican Republic
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On January 24, 2019, a team of more than 2,500 volunteers from Timberland met at the Santiago's Botanic Garden in the Dominican Republic for the largest on-site day-of-service in the company's history, serving 11,697 hours.

The team of volunteers planted 2,200 trees of different species and cleared 64 acres of trash, rocks, and debris from the botanic garden and river trail. In addition to these reforestation services, Timberland has also donated tools and boots to the garden. 

NAEM's EHS Operational Excellence Conference to Focus on Business Integration, Strategic Alignment

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February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today’s environment, health and safety leaders are involved with more aspects of business operations than ever before as they work to align their programs with corporate strategy and deliver bottom line results. To address this new approach to EHS management, NAEM has designed its May 2019 conference to meet the needs of those shaping business practices well beyond the traditional EHS sphere.

Forest Recovery: Marlin’s Environmental Legacy

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At Goldcorp, we are committed to managing our impact on the environment. After a mine’s closure, our aim is to leave a sustainable legacy for present and future generations that we can be proud of. Goldcorp’s Marlin mine, Guatemala’s first large scale gold mine, closed in 2017 and has transitioned into a reclaimed and reforested area of biodiversity interest and research.

Ecolab Contributes Nearly $17 Million to Communities in 2018

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February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc. continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities in 2018 through several initiatives, including corporate giving, grants to nonprofit organizations, in-kind product donations and employee volunteerism, with a total impact of nearly $17 million.

How the Fishermen of Madagascar Are Pulling Together to Combat Climate Change

By joining local co-operatives, fishing communities in the island nation are being taught good fishing practices, with benefits to their livelihoods and the environment
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Fishermen in Madagascar spend several hours a day on their pirogues (fishing canoes) out at sea. In the past, they would return home with baskets brimming with fish. But today, catch sizes have dwindled due to overfishing, rising sea temperatures and extreme weather. In order to help them preserve their livelihoods and slow the effects of climate change, Swiss social enterprise Weconnex is teaching sustainable fishing techniques while supporting access to markets.

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