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Restoring the Woods to Its Former Glory

By Shakira Maze - Business Support Specialist, Gas/Construction, PSEG
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Almost half of the world’s forests have been cleared or degraded. When most people think of forest restoration, they think of replanting lost trees, but restoration is about improving landscapes that are deforested, degraded or underutilized.

eBay Celebrates Global Tiger Day with World Wildlife Fund

eBay is raising awareness of the work that’s still needed to save tigers from extinction.
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By: Mike Carson, Director, Global Policy and Regulatory Management

Today, in celebration of Global Tiger Day, eBay is raising awareness and support for actions that highlight the work that’s still needed to save tigers from extinction. Today, around 3,900 tigers remain in the wild – and poaching is one of their biggest threats. Every part of the tiger, from whiskers to tail, as well as live tiger cubs are traded illegally – which is why we ban the trade of all tigers and tiger products.

Jessica McCarty on Arctic Wildfires

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You may have seen some headlines recently declaring that “The Arctic is on Fire!” Are these just sensationalist reports? Or do these fires represent an unprecedented and alarming danger? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio is Dr. Jessica McCarty, a satellite data expert and a professor at Miami of Ohio. She describes how weather data are collected, explains how this summer’s arctic fires in Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Russia stack up historically, and tells us what they mean for the planet moving forward.

Sappi Mentorship Program Offers Growth Opportunities to Young Foresters

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Lucas (Luke) Lamond grew up in the forestry business working in the woods with his father, a consulting forester who taught him everything about forest management. Luke is a graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a degree in Forest Operations, Bioproducts and Bioenergy. In 2014 he was awarded the College of Forest Resources’ Dwight B. Demeritt Forestry Award, which is issued to recognize the top students in forest resources and wildlife.

FCA Community: Motor Citizens Keep Detroit Waterways Beautiful by Land and Sea

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Even with the threat of precipitation for the second straight year for FCA’s annual volunteer cleanup of Belle Isle in Detroit, FCA Design Engineer Brad Jackson and dozens of his colleagues were ready to invest some “sweat equity” for a good cause. 

The lifelong visitor of Belle Isle Park joined his colleagues to remove trash, plastic and debris from Belle Isle’s waterways and grounds as part of the “Keep Belle Isle Beautiful” anti-litter campaign.

IOC-Supported Guide Outlines How Sustainable Venues Can Help Conserve Nature

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A new guide developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), outlines how the careful planning, location and design of new sports venues and facilities can help avoid potential negative impacts on nature – and even contribute to its conservation.

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A new guide developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), outlines how the careful planning, location and design of new sports venues and facilities can help avoid potential negative impacts on nature – and even contribute to its conservation.

Alliance Data: Embracing Change and the Environment

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We recognize that the natural environment is under increasing strain: ecosystems and wildlife are being threatened and climate change is creating a growing uncertainty for societies and economies. These issues are real and relevant to our clients and associates. We strive to minimize our environmental footprint and deliver social and economic benefits by using resources efficiently; by engaging with clients, suppliers and associates to rethink our policies and practices; and by rigorously tracking our performance.

Kimberly-Clark and Appalachian Woodlands Alliance Empower Small Landowners to Safeguard Forests

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Strong partnerships are critical to engage the entire supply chain in responsible forest practices, and to safeguard forest ecosystems around the world.

A Winning Partnership – Mars Celebrates The Lion’s Share Grand Prix Win at Cannes

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As the world’s largest veterinary health group and a leading pet food producer, we know how much animals — both big and small — are loved across the world.  And as one of the top global advertisers, we also know that nearly 20 percent of all ads star animals.

Why Are Bats Disappearing? Study Aims to Find Out

Duke Energy research will help scientists learn more about bats
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Bats are hard to find. They’re small (some weigh less than three pennies), they fly by night and hide during the day, but perhaps the most challenging part is that there are fewer of them than there used to be.

Numbers are dropping because of White Nose Syndrome, a disease caused by a fungus that’s spreading across the country. In North Carolina’s mountains, bat researcher Han Li said the population of certain species has dropped by 99 percent.

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