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Climate Assessment Drives Home Importance of US Emissions Reductions

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In response to the 2014 National Climate Assessment released today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Lou Leonard, vice president for climate change:

“Often we consider climate change tomorrow’s problem, but this report reads like it was ripped from today’s headlines. The assessment paints the clearest picture yet that extreme weather and climate disruption are already here, impacting communities across America, and it’s not pretty.

Hotel Companies Line Up Activities for Earth Hour on March 29

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NATIONAL REPORT—Hotel companies around the world are preparing for the eighth annual Earth Hour on Saturday, March 29 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time. Sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour has grown to involve hundreds of millions of people across 7,000 cities and 154 countries in a collective statement of concern about climate change. While many lodging establishments will be extinguishing lights for an hour and asking guests to do the same, others are using the occasion to build business—offering Earth Hour-inspired drinks, for example.

Earth Hour: Horseshoe and Racino to go Dark

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Many gambling enthusiasts will be rolling the dice and taking a look at their black jack cards amidst some darkness Saturday, March 29 at Cleveland's Horseshoe Casino and the Thistledown Racino.

Caesars Entertainment and its properties across the U.S. will participate in the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour.

Symantec Launches "One Mug, One Planet" Pledge to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

By Chris Abess, Symantec Vice President, Sales Operations, and Global Green Team Executive Champion
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Today is Earth Day, a day where people across the world come together to celebrate our planet and the need to protect the valuable resources it provides us.

H&M Partners With WWF To Reduce Water Impact and Help Endangered Species

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The Swedish clothing retailer H&M began a partnership last year with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to improve the company’s water stewardship. The partnership, part of WWF’s Water Stewardship initiative, will last three years. The company, which has 3,100 stores and 104,000 employees worldwide, had already worked with WWF for several years before launching the official partnership. Part of the partnership will include internal and external actions.

VIDEO: Toyota + Engaged Communities: Toyota Partners With World Wildlife Fund in the Galápagos

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For more than a decade, Toyota has been working with World Wildlife Fund to transform the Galápagos Islands into a model of community-based conservation and sustainable development. These efforts are helping to conserve a unique ecosystem while building the human capacity of the islands.

Plant Breeding Academy Opens In Nairobi That Will Boost Africa’s Food Supply With Improved Indigenous Crops

Groundbreaking Collaboration of International Organizations Aims to Leverage Genomes of 100 African Orphan Crops To Improve Nutrition
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NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ --- The African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) today opened the African Plant Breeding Academy to help improve the livelihoods of Africa’s smallholder farmers and their families, reduce hunger and boost Africa’s food supply.   AOCC’s goal is to use the latest scientific equipment and techniques to genetically sequence, assemble and annotate the genomes of 100 traditional African food crops to guide the development of more robust produce with higher nutritional content.

Bumble Bee Foods Announces Clinton Global Initiative Sustainability Commitment with World Wildlife Fund

Seafood Leader Builds Upon $1 Million Commitment to Support Global Fisheries and Marine Conservation Efforts with Wild Selections® Products
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SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Leading North America seafood company Bumble Bee Foods, in partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), announced a joint commitment to seafood sustainability at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York City on Wednesday.

Sourcing: Evolution and sustainability

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