Conservation

Climate Safe Lending: Ensuring Planetary Stability

Banks as Unlikely Allies
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by David Barmes and Marya Skotte, Climate Safe Lending Network 

Rancher-led Efforts to Address Climate Change Through Regenerative Grazing With A&W Canada and Cargill

A&W Canada and Cargill have collaborated to create Grazing Forward, a program which will impact more than 6,000 acres and engage ranchers in 20 communities.
Press Release

August 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Climate change is often considered the greatest collective challenge we face. While at times overlooked, agriculture offers one solution to address this challenge—the way we produce food can be a powerful lever against the impacts of climate change. For almost two decades, ALUS has seen the crucial role beef ranchers and their cattle play to not only address climate change, but also improve Canadian ecosystems and communities.  

Science-based Roadmap Can Help Dairy Industry Meet Sustainability Goals

Press Release

August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed a Roadmap for a Sustainable Dairy System to help businesses create solutions that are both environmentally friendly and economically favorable, while delivering dairy products that consumers can feel good about.

Edge of Field Practices Can Help Food and Ag Companies Meet Sustainability Goals

By Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, North America
Blog

Food is among the most basic and essential ways that we interact with nature. The security and continuity of our food supply chains depend on healthy soil, clean water and a stable climate—all factors that impact a producer’s ability to grow crops. Businesses are increasingly recognizing these connections and including environmental factors into their business models. One way they do this is by setting sustainability goals related to water quality and climate change.

Conservation Is in Bloom at Franklin Park Zoo

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club teams up with Zoo New England for new Smartflower solar system and two solar-powered golf carts
Press Release

BOSTON, July 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Zoo New England’s Franklin Park Zoo is taking sustainability to the next level thanks to a $123,000 grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Awards 2021 Grants

The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) today announced the recipients of its 2021 grants
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GREENVILLE, S.C. and BETHESDA, Md., June 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) today announced the recipients of its 2021 grants. The projects funded will help conserve more than 4,000 acres and protect ecologically sensitive bottomland forests in the coastal regions of Virginia and North Carolina.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Frog Species in Papua

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PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI), in partnership with The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the South Australian Museum, discovered a new frog species in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia.

The species, named Litoria lubisi, is a type of large green tree frog that is a member of the Litoria infratrenata family. The discovery of the new species was officially published in the international journal Zootaxa 4903(1):117-126.

Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates Its 2020 Heroes

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The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) recognizes the hard work and effort of individuals and teams around the world working to conserve wildlife and protect wild places every year. In a world that needs wildlife heroes more than ever, the DCF is proud to celebrate the following 20 individuals and teams awarded in 2020, who join more than 200 passionate, dedicated Disney Conservation Heroes recognized to date in more than 50 countries around the world.

Calvin “Blacka” Fenton

Schneider Electric Details Pledge To Fight Global Biodiversity Loss

Summary: 
  • Commits to net-zero biodiversity loss from its operations by 2030
  • Schneider sites to deploy biodiversity conservation and restoration programs
Press Release
  • Commits to net-zero biodiversity loss from its operations by 2030
  • Schneider sites to deploy biodiversity conservation and restoration programs

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

Press Release

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.  

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