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2010-09-09 16:01:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In just four months, more than $1 million has been pledged to wildlife conservation efforts around the world thanks to vacationing families participating in the new "SeaWorld Cares" program. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/seaworld/46059/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100909/MM61743 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100909/MM61743 ) The program...

2010-09-02 10:00:00

Stock Market Symbols GIB (NYSE) GIB.A (TSX) www.cgi.com/newsroom FAIRFAX, VA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services is continuing its ongoing efforts to help victims of the BP oil spill along the Gulf Coast with volunteer work and company matched employee donations. CGI has partnered with three organizations assisting with oil recovery efforts: Bay Area Food Bank...

2010-08-26 08:00:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- JOHNSON'S® Brand, the leading expert in baby skincare, introduces JOHNSON'S® NATURAL(TM), a line of products that naturally and gently care for baby's skin and hair featuring at least 98 percent plant and fruit-derived natural ingredients. The new line supports the needs of a growing number of moms looking for natural products as part of a natural lifestyle. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

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2010-08-12 10:15:00

Temperatures have been reaching record highs in states all across America this summer, and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is warning people that the worst may be yet to come. At least 70 million Americans experienced extreme heat conditions during the past two months, the NWF states in a recent report entitled "Extreme Heat in Summer 2010: A Window on the Future." "In 2010, New Jersey, Delaware, and North Carolina had their hottest June on record, while Rhode Island and Delaware had...

2010-08-09 14:07:00

MIAMI, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Perry Ellis, the classic American sportswear brand, is acting to clean up the Gulf oil spill with an initiative that encompasses the fashion runways of New York and the laptops and mobile devices of consumers nation-wide. Called Project Beach, the initiative aims to raise awareness and funds for the recovery from the largest oil spill in American history by tapping Perry Ellis' advertising, social media networks and upcoming fashion show. The brand has...

2010-08-02 06:52:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- (HomeInsurance.com) -- With the help of Safeco, Foremost and Progressive insurance companies, HomeInsurance.com has pledged to donate to the National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) Gulf Oil Spill fund, $5 for every new customer that purchases a home insurance policy through them in August 2010. "We see it as our global responsibility to help in situations such as this where the wildlife in the Gulf Coast region is suffering from the effects of the...

2010-07-28 09:00:00

How Obama Can Fulfill Pledge to Make Coastal Louisiana Better Than It Was Before Spill WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today on the 100th day of the BP oil disaster details short- and long-term strategies for the Obama administration to make coastal Louisiana less vulnerable to future oil spills and hurricanes, including negotiating with BP for a $5 billion down payment on expected payments for natural resource damages. The report by Environmental...

2010-07-19 13:20:00

Appropriations Subcommittee Did Not Include President's Proposal in Spending Bill WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama's budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations...

2010-06-18 10:46:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotts® Songbird Selections® Brand Wild Bird Food today announced it is donating $50,000 to the National Wildlife Federation's Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund, and is asking Americans to contribute to this cause. Scotts Songbird Selections will also contribute a dollar for dollar match up to an additional $50,000 for all donations made through scottswildbirdfood.com. National Wildlife Federation is calling on...

2010-06-15 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups sent a letter to President Obama today, calling for habitat restoration investments within the escrow account being established to compensate individuals and businesses harmed by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100202/EDFLOGO) "As conservation leaders we write today to urge you to include wildlife among those harmed and to designate habitat restoration as the...


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