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P&O Cruises and Cunard Winning the War on Waste

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January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The two Carnival UK brands of P&O Cruises and Cunard report major progress in reducing both fuel consumption and emissions during its cruise operations.

The latest annual Sustainability Report reveals that - during 2014 - fuel consumption was down by 5%.  

An array of energy-saving measures on board ships in the fleets of both P&O Cruises and Cunard Line allied to a reduction in sea miles travelled effected this positive result which means that consumption was 18% below the 2011 total.

Nat Geo WILD Celebrates 'Big Cat Week' with Special Programming, Calls to Action

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Beginning Friday, November 27, Nat Geo WILD presented its sixth annual Big Cat Week, a block of special programming dedicated to raising awareness of the threats facing the global populations of lions, tigers, cheetahs, panthers, and more. This year's Big Cat Week was the biggest in the channel's history, including the premieres of five brand new specials and three nights of live African safaris.

Louise’s Story: Animal Welfare Volunteer

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Meet Louise.

Louise knew she wanted to volunteer, but didn’t know where. A VolunteerMatch search led her to CuriOdyssey, a wildlife center she had visited the previous year.

With her background in science education for children and her love of animals, it was a perfect match. Now, she enjoys keeping the animals happy and safe as an animal welfare monitor.

The Fight Against Poaching

How Volkswagen is helping those dedicated to saving the rhino from extinction
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To track down rhinoceros and kill them is illegal, yet unfortunately a lucrative business model in South Africa. Sporting helicopters, silenced weapons and night vision scopes, the poachers come well equipped to claim their brutal prize. Just a single horn nets thousands of dollars on the black market. Ground into powder the horn allegedly is a miracle remedy for fever or even cancer and is said to increase male potency. Especially in Asia the horn of a rhino is also a treasured status symbol.

Creating the World's First Sustainable Highway

Mission Zero Corridor Project selects Innovia Technology to evaluate ground-breaking technologies
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Is it possible to have a ‘green highway’? The Mission Zero Corridor Project in West Georgia believes that it is. It has appointed breakthrough innovation consultancy Innovia Technology to help create a ‘travel corridor’ and rethink the purpose and function of this infrastructure to generate social, environmental and economic value.

Endangered Ducks in China Find Refuge in Chevrolet Volt Battery Covers

NGO collaboration and business innovation align to help save the Scaly-sided Merganser
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The Scaly-sided Merganser has become the latest critter to call a Chevrolet Volt battery cover home. This duck with a feathered mohawk is an endangered species living in East Asia and could use some extra protection due to the declining number of trees old enough to provide natural cavities for nesting. The ducks’ history dates back millions of years, but now only 2,200 breeding pairs are estimated to be alive.

Volkswagen's Friendly Encounter with the Great White Shark

Video: Research for species diversity in South Africa
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To Volkswagen, environmental care does not just mean building ever more efficient cars in ever more sustainable plants. The company is globally committed to the conservation of resources and the protection of biodiversity. In the example presented above, Volkswagen supports the work of marine biologists focusing on shark and penguin research.

Baby Beavers Find New Home

Seventy-year partnership provides Wildlife Haven with new home
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The sound of splashing rings through an old Manitoba dairy barn as four baby beavers weave back and forth through the water, learning to swim in their makeshift pool. Their mother, who would have taught them this important skill, was killed by a dog leaving the tiny two-week-olds to fend for themselves near their birthplace, 200 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg.

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