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Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Benchmark for Social Compliance Schemes in Fishing, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sectors

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PARIS, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today opened its social benchmark to the fishing, agriculture and land-based aquaculture sectors with the launch of benchmark requirements for its new At-Sea Operations and Primary Production scopes.

Mohawk Group: Turning the Tide

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The convergence of freshwater and saltwater creates a unique ecosystem where salt marshes, mangroves, and sea grasses sequester Blue Carbon, support biodiversity, and protect coastal areas from erosion. Data Tide’s patterning is the graphic interpretation of the positive ecological influence of this Blue Carbon capture, translated visually through data sets. 

Mohawk Group Launches Data Tide: Innovative Carpet Collection Supports Nature With Data

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CALHOUN, Ga., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group announces the launch of Data Tide, an innovative collection of modular carpet planks that seeks to explore the symbiotic relationship between nature and data through the visualization of water.

To Celebrate Earth Day, Invesco President & CEO Marty Flanagan Highlights the Many Ways Invesco Helps Protect the Environment

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In celebration of Earth Day, President & CEO Marty Flanagan shares his love of scuba diving and fly fishing and stresses the importance of protecting the coral reefs. He also highlights the many ways that Invesco helps protect the environment, including through our NetZero pledge.

“On Earth Day we reflect and focus on what each of us can do to make a difference both individually and as an organization. I believe that asset managers can play a critical role in reducing the impact of climate change on our planet.” - Marty Flanagan, President & CEO

Happy Earth Day! Duke Energy and Partners Work to Restore Habitat at Florida's Lake George

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Lake George and Silver Glen Springs in Marion County, Fla., are getting an aquatic habitat boost during the week of Earth Day.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the U.S. Forest Service and Duke Energy are leading a freshwater habitat restoration project this week with assistance from the St. Johns River Water Management District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  

Sanuk® Partners with the Surfrider Foundation for Earth Day Capsule Collection

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GOLETA, Calif., May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sanuk, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), has teamed up with longtime partner the Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches, to release a limited-edition footwear collection for all genders.

Ørsted Partners With World Wide Fund for Nature Denmark to Give a Helping Hand to the Seas

Renewable energy leader Ørsted is partnering on a project with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Denmark, to support marine biodiversity and the cod fish stock in Denmark’s Kattegat straits.
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The project, known as “A helping hand to the seas”, aims to explore how biodiversity is affected by imbalances in local ecosystems and support the vulnerable cod fish stock in Denmark’s Kattegat straits.

The cod fish stock in the Kattegat is currently at a historically low point owing to reasons including climate change, overfishing, lack of oxygen in the waters, and habitat loss.

Taylor County High School Students Team Up With Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Team From Foley Cellulose Mill

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Taylor County High School students spent the day with the environmental team from our Foley Cellulose Mill learning how to test water quality at three different points in the Fenholloway River. #GPintheWild

Here's the post on Twitter

Get Down to Earth With These Earth Day Tips

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For more than 50 years, people around the globe have celebrated Earth Day to recognize the vital importance of preserving the environment.

Shoreline Restoration: 'Protecting Community, Conserving the Coast'

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration supports nature-based solutions for coastal resilience, such as WSP USA’s Franklin-98 project to create oyster reefs, saltmarshes.
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Note: This is the third article in a series on the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This article explores the potential of nature-based solutions in combating climate change.

Nature-based solutions involve the use of natural habitats, like marsh grasses or oyster reefs, in place of – or to complement – traditional hardened structures, such as concrete seawalls.

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