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Forest Stewardship Leaders Honored by FSC During Greenbuild Week

Georgia-Pacific and Usal Redwood Forest Company are Among FSC Leadership Award Recipients
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates this year’s fifteen FSC® Leadership Award winners, including two companies whose ongoing achievements are certified by SCS: Georgia-Pacific and Redwood Forest Foundation Incorporated/Usal Redwood Forest Company (RFFI/URFC). The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) announced the winners on Thursday, Nov. 12th, during the week of the Greenbuild virtual conference.

Back From the Ashes

Stepping up to the challenge, Madagascar’s youth are restoring forests after years of degradation
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This piece was written by A.G. Klei, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Madagascar’s Senior Development and Outreach Communications Advisor, and Mialy Randriamampianina, Communications Officer for the USAID Mikajy environmental activity in Madagascar.
 
This post originally ran on USAID’s Medium Blog.
 

EarthX to Join Global GivingTuesday Movement in Support of Creating a Cleaner, Greener Planet

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DALLAS, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – On December 1st, EarthX will kick-off the holiday season by celebrating Giving Tuesday with an inaugural fundraising campaign in support of important environmental programming that will help shape our world now and in the future. Such programs include a youth initiative, educational content for the world’s first environmental conservation streaming platform, EarthX TV, and an annual expo that brings together tens of thousands of people worldwide who are tackling some of the most important issues our planet is facing.

Verizon Joins the World Economic Forum's Trillion Trees Platform

In addition to doubling their tree planting goal to 20 million trees by 2030, Verizon introduces new, sustainable retail bag
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Verizon today announced it has joined the U.S. Chapter of 1t.org - the Trillion Trees Platform led by the World Economic Forum and American Forests to support the global movement to conserve, restore and grow 1 trillion trees worldwide. Verizon has pledged to double its current goal, set in 2019, of 10 million trees planted by 2030 to 20 million trees.

New IUCN-IOC Guide Demonstrates How Sport Can Benefit Nature in Cities

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While sport and nature often occupy and compete for the same green spaces in cities, well-planned sports infrastructure can make positive contributions to urban biodiversity. A new guide published today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), identifies key ecological criteria that city officials and sports venue developers can apply, to incorporate the needs of nature into their planning.

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While sport and nature often occupy and compete for the same green spaces in cities, well-planned sports infrastructure can make positive contributions to urban biodiversity. A new guide published today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), identifies key ecological criteria that city officials and sports venue developers can apply, to incorporate the needs of nature into their planning.

Wondering What This Election Could Mean to the Environment and Environmental Law? Watch “Election 2020” from EarthxTV's Law & Nature to Discover the Potential Implications

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DALLAS, November 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Law & Nature: Discussions of Environmental Law & Policy Developed by the EarthxLaw Advisory Council, a new series on Trammell Crow’s EarthxTV, filmed a special “Election 2020” episode featuring an insightful dive into what the outcomes of the election could mean for the future of environmental law and the environment. The episode is available on EarthxTV OnDemand on November 9, 2020.

Duke Energy Invests More Than $200,000 in Projects That Help Preserve and Enhance Southwest Ohio's and Northern Kentucky's Natural Resources

Contributions support water quality, habitat and forest restoration, species conservation.
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CINCINNATI, November 6, 2020 /3BL Meda/ – The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded more than $200,000 in grants to 18 Ohio and Northern Kentucky recipients that will fund environmental projects, wildlife conservation efforts and environmental educational programs in the region.

Amid Devastating Forest Fires, One Trillion Trees Movement Puts Down U.S. Roots

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By Heather Clancy

This week marks the launch of the first regional chapter of the ambitious global movement to conserve, manage, restore and grow 1 trillion trees — a natural climate solution seen as critical for helping draw down the earth's carbon debt, and an idea that has been spreading like wildfire since it was planted in January in Davos, Switzerland.

#TeamTrees Ahead of Schedule for 2020 on Anniversary of Launch

7.1 million trees will be planted in forests worldwide by the year’s end
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On the anniversary of the launch of #TeamTrees, the Arbor Day Foundation announced that the campaign’s goal of planting 22 million trees by the end of 2022 is well underway. Amidst the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the Foundation will have planted 7.1 million trees spanning more than twenty countries by the close of 2020. Of the 34 projects scheduled for 2020, 24 are fully complete. The remaining 10 are in progress and on track to be finished by the year’s end.

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