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National Geographic Celebrates 100th Anniversary of National Park Service with Yearlong 'Power of Parks' Initiative

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In honor of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service, National Geographic has launched The Power of Parks, a yearlong initiative utilizing all of the organization's platforms to better explore and understand the world's national parks.

Bloomberg Carbon Clock

The number displayed estimates the level of CO2 in the atmosphere right now
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Please view the Bloomberg Carbon Clock here: http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/carbon-clock/

Carbon Dioxide pollution is the primary reason the Earth is warming. The number you see here estimates the level of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere right now, based on monthly averages.

Regions Foundation Gift Buys Bloomberg Terminals for Haslam College of Business

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Originally posted on TNToday

A recent gift from the Regions Foundation has allowed UT’s Haslam College of Business to purchase four additional Bloomberg terminals, a system that allows finance professionals to monitor and analyze real-time market data, and place trades.

Accenture to Help Upwardly Global Expand Jobs Training Program for Immigrants and Refugees in the U.S.

Company to enhance nonprofit’s virtual jobs training platform
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NEW YORK; October 22, 2015 –  Accenture has granted US$1.2 million to Upwardly Global to help the nonprofit expand and enhance its national jobs training program and equip 1,700 unemployed and under-employed immigrants and refugees with career skills.
 

Matt Winkler: Why the U.S. Gets the Most Out of Cheap Oil

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Originally posted on Bloomberg View.

Cheap oil should be good economic medicine for almost anybody who isn't trying to sell the stuff. Yet only one country has been able to take full advantage of the 14-month collapse in the price of crude: the U.S.

Closing the Gap Between Production and Patient

When you work at a production facility, the end user of the product sometimes seems far away. Employees at Novo Nordisk’s manufacturing site in Clayton are working together to change this.
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Located in Clayton, North Carolina lies a building where every day insulin crystals are mixed with chemical stabilisers and ultra-pure water to form different kinds of treatment options for people living with diabetes in North America, Europe, Brazil, Egypt and China.

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