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Herbal Essences Join Forces With the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to Help Save Endangered Plants From Extinction Through Seed Banking

Endangered plants need our help- now more than ever
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Plants underpin all life on Earth, providing the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat – they’re the backbone of the world’s ecosystems.

However, experts predict that one in five plant species is at risk of annihilation. This means that plants are going extinct two times faster than animals.

Supporting Forest and Stream Habitat Restoration in the Cumberland Plateau

International Paper’s Forestland Stewards Partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation supports $1.3 million in conservation grant funding
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Stretching from northwest Alabama to eastern Kentucky, the Cumberland Plateau consists of unique geology and landforms that create a vast diversity of habitats. The region was once dominated by shortleaf pine and oak communities, but these forest habitats have declined over the past several decades due to conversion of forest-type, conversion of forests to other land uses, fire suppression, and disease and pest infestations.

New Technology Helps Protect Bats from Wind Turbines

With researchers and tech developers, Duke Energy helps develop the Bat Deterrent System
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Editor’s note: This story and photos were captured before the pandemic. Duke Energy crews are following stringent measures – including wearing masks and social distancing – to work safely while they perform essential work to keep the lights on. You can learn more about how we’re working safely during the pandemic here.

Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes

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Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes

Each year, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) supports organizations working around the world to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. The DCF is also proud to recognize the dedication of individuals or teams who have devoted their lives to furthering conservation efforts in their communities. To date, the Fund has recognized more than 180 Heroes across nearly 50 countries. 

Below are the Disney Conservation Fund Heroes for 2019.

 

NRG Energy Named in the Inaugural Texan by Nature 20

NRG Energy one of 20 Companies Across the State of Texas Recognized for Conservation & Sustainability in the TxN 20
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HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2019, /3BL Media/--Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady 

Arbor Day Foundation's Replanting Our Nation's Forests

The Conservation of These Forests Will Be Our Legacy for the Future.
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Our forests are woven into the fabric of our lives, providing the very necessities we need to not only survive but thrive — clean air, healthy drinking water, a tolerable climate, and so much more. But these majestic lands are threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires. We are thankful for our dedicated Foundation members, corporate sponsors, and partners who continue to respond to the need for replanting.

Duke Energy Contributes $500,000 to Protect Wetlands in Unity Park in Greenville, S.C.

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Project will provide a healthier habitat, greater access and educational opportunities for the community

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Project will provide a healthier habitat, greater access and educational opportunities for the community

Disney Conservation Fund Awards $6 Million in Grants to Support Wildlife and the Environment

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BURBANK, Calif., October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. Since the fund’s creation in 1995, Disney has provided nearly $86 million total in grants to protect the magic of nature together with communities around the world.

A Train Ride to Perris, CA: Investing in a Sustainable Future Now

People, Planet and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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by Theodosia Ferguson and E. Seth Wilson, Healing Living Systems 

GreenMoney’s Videos Issue on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability

Solutions in Focus
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GreenMoney’s annual all-Videos issue (May 19) is now online. Check out the lineup of selected short videos on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability. All here - https://GreenMoney.com 
 
The Videos include

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