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One Way Dell is Helping to Save the Monarchs

by Stephen Roberts, Sustainability Strategist
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It’s a lazy September afternoon in Central Texas and I’m working from my deck (thank you for the flexibility, Dell!) as I see a giant yellow swallowtail flutter by. They are one of my favorites, but the time is quickly approaching for the arrival of the true kings and queens: the Monarchs.

Why Restoring Pollinator Habitat is the 'Single Most Important Conservation Movement of Our Time’

TransCanada partners with Save our Monarchs to restore pollinator habitat
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When you're sitting at your breakfast table sipping your morning coffee and fruit juice, as you take a bite of your granola, take a moment to thank the birds, bees, butterflies and other pollinators that made your breakfast possible.

Pollinators are critical to producing many of the foods we consume daily, this includes thousands of crops such as coffee and cocoa, as well as many of the fruits we eat such as apples, strawberries, peaches and melons. One third of our food supply requires pollination.

Detroit Rooftop Garden Fed Diners and a Nonprofit

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The rooftop garden next to General Motors’ Renaissance Center world headquarters wrapped up another productive growing season. Now in its third year, the garden – thriving from the landfill-free facility’s compost – resulted in 815 pounds of fresh produce, 150 jars of honey, and $3,546.00 in donations to a community shelter located across the street.

Supporting Honey Bee Health and The Monarch Butterfly

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Natural species and habitats have an inherent value all their own, separate from the benefits they provide the world’s human population. At Monsanto we understand and respect this. We also know that without a healthy natural environment, sustainable agriculture would not be possible. Productive farming depends on pollinators like the honey bee and on natural ecosystems that help maintain soil health and mitigate climate change.

FCA US Auburn Hills, Mich., Campus Recognized for Landscaping Aesthetics and Wildlife Conservation

Summary: 
  • Company awarded top honors for landscape management
  • Site celebrates Wildlife at Work Certification
  • Maintains 150 acres of lawn and 200,000 square feet of landscape beds
  • Over 5,000 trees surround property
  • Natural wetlands provide habitat for great blue herons
  • Pollinator garden and Monarch waystation established on grounds
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  • Company awarded top honors for landscape management
  • Site celebrates Wildlife at Work Certification
  • Maintains 150 acres of lawn and 200,000 square feet of landscape beds
  • Over 5,000 trees surround property
  • Natural wetlands provide habitat for great blue herons
  • Pollinator garden and Monarch waystation established on grounds

Toyota on Monarch Migration: Traffic Welcome

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Butterflies play an irreplaceable role in plant reproduction. Unfortunately, the monarch population in North America has declined 90 percent over the past two decades. In fact, scientists from several environmental organizations filed a petition in August, asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to classify the monarch as "threatened" under the U.S.

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