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2014-08-19 16:22:25

Grants Support Restoration of Southern Forests, Protection of Critical Habitats, Enhancement of Local Economies in Second Year of Landmark Public-Private Partnership MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced $2.34 million in grants to support forestland restoration and working forests in three priority regions in the Southeast: The Carolina Low Country Forests, Cumberland Plateau...

2014-06-06 16:21:07

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8(th), Fishing for Energy, the public-private partnership aimed at reducing the adverse effects of derelict fishing gear and marine debris, has announced $150,000 in grant support from Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. The funds will support projects that increase public awareness of the threat derelict gear (gear that is lost in the ocean) and marine debris pose to the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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