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Why Manatees Love Lounging in Florida

Manatees love the warm water from power plants and the feeling is mutual
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Tourists come to Crystal River, Fla., for the manatees, and the manatees come for the springs.

Florida’s natural springs average 72 degrees year-round. The clear, cool water, which would be chilly for human swimming, is like a snuggly blanket for the giant marine mammals. The manatees float about the springs and eat copious amounts of sea grasses as if it were a lazy Sunday morning.

Ecocentricity Blog: How to Heal the Ocean

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The environment wins as the fishing net pollution is reduced. The fishing villages win with access to micro-finance, a cleaner environment, and a bit of extra revenue. Interface wins by increasing the recycled content in its supply chain. Pure triple bottom line goodness.

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The environment wins as the fishing net pollution is reduced. The fishing villages win with access to micro-finance, a cleaner environment, and a bit of extra revenue. Interface wins by increasing the recycled content in its supply chain. Pure triple bottom line goodness.

Subaru Renews Partnership with the National Wildlife Federation for 2017 “Subaru Loves the Earth”

Throughout April, Subaru and the National Wildlife Federation will team up to help combat the decline of wildlife habitats
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CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. is once again partnering with the National Wildlife Federation to help preserve wildlife and their habitats through the automaker’s environmentally-focused philanthropic platform, Subaru Loves the Earth.

50 New School Beehives Funded by Whole Kids Foundation® and The Bee Cause Project

25,000 kids introduced to importance of bees and pollination
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AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Whole Kids Foundation and The Bee Cause Project announced 50 new school beehive grant recipients. The recipients cover 34 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces, providing educational opportunities around biology, agriculture, ecology, nutrition and business for 25,000 students.

CSX Partner Spotlight: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

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CSX’s community investment strategy is supported by a strong group of national nonprofit partner organizations who collaborate with the company to address real community needs across four focus areas: Safety, Community, Environment and Wellness.

This week, our spotlight is on an important partner that helps CSX further its commitment to the environment: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF).

National Keep America Beautiful Initiative Reports 60 Percent Reduction of Cigarette Litter in Participating Communities

Keep America Beautiful Announces 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant Recipients, Delivering Nearly $300,000 to 37 Organizations
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced an average 60 percent reduction in cigarette litter in communities that implemented its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2016, a 10 percent increase over the 2015 program results.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Walk on the Beach

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I remember a deep feeling of sadness hitting me in that moment. It was a sudden and unexpected physical connection to a tragedy that had claimed 11 human lives and was wreaking extraordinary environmental damage.

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I remember a deep feeling of sadness hitting me in that moment. It was a sudden and unexpected physical connection to a tragedy that had claimed 11 human lives and was wreaking extraordinary environmental damage.

Salvaged Honduran Wood Repurposed as Fire Starter Earns Verification

SCS Global Services Confirms that Wood Products International’s Fatwood Meets Salvaged Wood and Fiber Standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Mar 28, 2017 - SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading international third-party certifier of environmental claims, has independently verified that Wood Products International’s “Fatwood” is responsibly and legally produced from its Honduran operations, meeting the requirements of the SCS Salvaged Wood and Fiber Standard.

Combating Pollution with Bioswales

Georgia DOT and The Ray install 10 acres of native grasses and pollinator plants; decrease pollution
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Last week, The Ray and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) installed five to ten acres of native grasses and pollinator plant seeds in the median and northbound lane gore area of Exit 6 on I-85 near LaGrange, Georgia

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Last week, The Ray and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) installed five to ten acres of native grasses and pollinator plant seeds in the median and northbound lane gore area of Exit 6 on I-85 near LaGrange, Georgia

The Balance: Orvis Video Shows Why We Must Act Now to Save the Everglades

Unless We Act NOW The Everglades Will Be Lost: But There's Still Time to Save It!
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Orvis has made protecting the Everglades the focus of our conservation efforts this year, and our CEO, Perk Perkins, has been leading the charge by taking out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald,

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