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Jane Lynch and Hilary Swank to Co-host FOX's Animal Rescue Special

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On Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, FOX Broadcasting will present Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular, a two-hour special from executive producer Michael Levitt and two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank. The special will raise awareness for dog shelters and rescue groups around the U.S. and will feature appearances from top Hollywood talent. Viewers will also receive information regarding adoptable animals in their local communities. Swank and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch are set to co-host.
 

The Amgen Foundation Expands Amgen Scholars Program to 17 Top Educational Institutions Worldwide

Foundation’s Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Surpasses $100 Million Milestone
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation today announced that the Amgen Scholars Program is expanding its presence with new host institutions in the U.S., Europe, and, for the first time, Japan. A signature Foundation initiative, the Amgen Scholars Program aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at many of the world's premier educational institutions.

Geoff Daniels of Nat Geo WILD Discusses Science Programming in New Interview

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Since its U.S. launch in 2010, Nat Geo WILD has been one of television's fastest-growing networks. Breakout series such as The Incredible Dr. Pol and Cesar Millan's The Dog Whisperer have helped make Nat Geo WILD a home for premium nature programming that is both enlightening and entertaining.

Mars Petcare Opens First Innovation Center in the United States

New $110 million gold LEED-certified campus will serve as Global Center of Excellence for dry cat and dog food
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THOMPSON’S STATION, Tenn., October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today Mars Petcare officially opened the doors of its new, state-of-the-art, Gold-LEED certified $110 million Global Innovation Center in Thompson’s Station, Tenn.  The new campus, designed to help the company make A Better World for Pets™ through pet food innovations, is the third Mars Petcare innovation center and first in the United States.  It will serve as the global center of excellence for the company’s portfolio, which includes five billion dollar brands:  PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, BANFIELD® and IAMS®.   

Enactus Students Help Mayan Girls Get Scholarships

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Craft or career, what do you see?

An Enactus team in the USA saw a way to help distribute over 200 scholarships to Mayan girls. By assisting Mayan weavers, they were able to match production with demand and help sell over $30,000 of product. Find out more at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/craft-or-career/. #seeopportunity

Heat or Hope, What Do You See?

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Heat or hope, what do you see?

Enactus students from the United States saw a way to cultivate hope for disabled veterans by hiring them to help work a pepper farm. A seasoning is derived from the peppers and then sold to fund the farm’s operations. In addition to employment, the veterans find a source of therapy in nurturing their plants. How much more do veterans earn per week? Find out at:  http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/datil-peppers/.

 

Chrysler Group Volunteer Program Revs Up to Drive Social Change

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  • Chrysler Group partners with Stop Hunger Now for employee volunteer effort to create 70,000 meal packages to support school feeding programs and crisis relief in Brazil
  • Newly named ‘Motor Citizens’ volunteer program gives 18,000 Chrysler Group salaried employees time off to ‘Be an Engine for Change’ in their communities
  • Chrysler Group dealers enhance community involvement efforts with addition of online toolkit
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  • Chrysler Group partners with Stop Hunger Now for employee volunteer effort to create 70,000 meal packages to support school feeding programs and crisis relief in Brazil
  • Newly named ‘Motor Citizens’ volunteer program gives 18,000 Chrysler Group salaried employees time off to ‘Be an Engine for Change’ in their communities
  • Chrysler Group dealers enhance community involvement efforts with addition of online toolkit

Solar Power’s Future Looks Brighter and Brighter

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In the U.S. solar power continues to lead all categories as the renewable energy mode of choice. Last year, it made up 29 percent of all new electricity capacity, second only to natural gas at 46 percent. In 2014, solar power is projected to grow by another 26 percent, according to GTM, a research firm. The Department of Energy expects solar to provide 27 percent of all electricity in America by 2050, a huge increase from its less than one percent total today.

Methane Emissions Far Worse Than U.S. Estimates, But Study Concludes Natural Gas Still Better Than Coal

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Emissions of the potent heat-trapping gas, methane, the main component of natural gas, are likely 50 percent higher than U.S. government has estimated in its official greenhouse gas inventory, says a new study that is the most comprehensive effort yet to assess the problem.
 

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