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How One Redfish Can Make a Difference in Florida

Duke Energy teams with nonprofit to replenish redfish after red tide devastates Gulf of Mexico
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Eleven-year-old Genesis Garrett has been fishing for redfish in the Gulf of Mexico since she was a toddler, but on this day, instead of taking fish from the water, she put one in. Genesis and her dad, Zachary Garrett, joined Duke Energy and Coastal Conservation Association Florida at Brasher Park in Port Richey, Florida, to release 25 adult and 2,000 juvenile redfish.

Genesis smiled as she shuffled a release bag and a 2-foot-long redfish into the Gulf.

Private Equity Fund Launches Louisiana Wetlands Restoration—For Profit: The Minute

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Restoring Lousiana’s badly eroded wetlands is key to protecting that state against further devastation from hurricanes like Katrina. The state has developed a master plan, the federal government has promised funding, and BP continues to pay out reparations to repair coastline damage from its 2010 oil spill. Now, Ecosystem Investment Partners, a private equity firm, has launched a major wetlands restoration effort as a profit enterprise.

The Great Invisible Wins Environment Award At Full Frame Documentary Film Festival!

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'The Great Invisible' is a Participant Media's film about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. 

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'The Great Invisible' is a Participant Media's film about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. 

Find out more about the fim here. 

One Year After the Gulf Oil Spill, BP Facing Investor Frustration Over Lack of Disclosure on Risk Management

Institutional Investors Join Proxy Voting Agencies in Registering Dissatisfaction with Votes on BP’s Accounts and Reports and Other Ballot Items
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York - April 6, 2011 - On the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an international coalition of leading socially responsible investors, led in the US by Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc. (CBIS) and the MMA Praxis Mutual Funds, recommended to vote against or abstain from the BP accounts and reports and members of BP’s Safety, Ethics and Environmental Assurance Committee (SEEAC) at the company’s upcoming annual meeting.

Major Investors Urge Oil Spill Commission to Seek SEC-Required Disclosure of Offshore Drilling Risks

Greater Transparency Essential for Investors to Gauge Whether Industry Is Addressing Material Risks Exposed by BP Gulf Spill
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The Securities and Exchange Commission should play a critical role in requiring oil companies to boost their public disclosure of material financial risks they face from offshore oil drilling projects. To that end, a group of leading U.S. investors has asked the national commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to recommend development of new disclosure guidance from the SEC for energy companies involved in ever-increasing deepwater drilling activity globally.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission should play a critical role in requiring oil companies to boost their public disclosure of material financial risks they face from offshore oil drilling projects. To that end, a group of leading U.S. investors has asked the national commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to recommend development of new disclosure guidance from the SEC for energy companies involved in ever-increasing deepwater drilling activity globally.

UPS To Deliver $1 Million To "HandsOn Network" in Celebration of Volunteerism

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To kick off Global Volunteer month, UPS is presenting the HandsOn Network, the country's largest volunteer network, a $300,000 grant to support volunteer services and relief efforts in the Gulf of Mexico region as part of a $1 million, two-year contribution.

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To kick off Global Volunteer month, UPS is presenting the HandsOn Network, the country's largest volunteer network, a $300,000 grant to support volunteer services and relief efforts in the Gulf of Mexico region as part of a $1 million, two-year contribution.

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