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2014-09-12 12:22:02

Government agencies, conservation groups, and businesses celebrate $7 million project to protect iconic landscape MORGANTOWN, W.V., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - allies in the permanent conservation of West Virginia's Cheat Canyon - gathered today with funding partners and the community to celebrate this conservation success story and participate in the dedication of the canyon to the people...

Powderhorn Ranch
2014-08-22 03:45:45

Texas Parks & Wildlife, Laurey Peat + Associates Donations used for Landmark $37.7 Million Acquisition A multi-partner coalition including the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Foundation today announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas coast in Calhoun County. The acquisition will conserve a spectacular piece of property that is one of the largest remaining tracts of unspoiled coastal prairie in the state. At $37.7 million it is the largest dollar...

2014-07-31 08:27:51

PepsiCo now addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018 PURCHASE, N.Y. and ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a familiar sight. People pull into a gas station or convenience store and have no option other than trash cans to dispose of empty, recyclable beverage containers. Now, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy--the world's largest conservation organization--are joining forces to...

2014-07-14 08:21:23

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) received approval on Friday from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a comprehensive wetlands mitigation plan to preserve approximately 4,000 acres of land, including more than 2,000 acres of wetlands. The land is on three separate tracts near the Francis Marion National Forest in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Boeing worked in partnership with federal, state and local agencies and conservation organizations to...

2014-07-07 16:21:37

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy, the world's largest conservation organization, announced that students from its Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) Program are heading out for a great summer adventure to nature preserves in 27 states across the country. Students, many of whom have never spent time out of their city, let alone one-on-one with worms and toads, will participate in a paid internship program from July 7th through August...

2014-06-26 12:24:54

Custom Guitars to Include the name Satao to honor Elephant Recently Slaughtered for Ivory ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's estimated that there were 1.2 million elephants in Africa in 1980. Now there are only about 430,000. Tragically, one of the world's largest and most famous elephants, Satao, was recently killed by poachers. To help end the worst poaching crisis in history, Martin Guitar and The Nature Conservancy launched a partnership today to ramp...

2014-06-05 00:20:32

Carnival Foundation to Support the Waters It Depends Upon MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Foundation is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global marine protection priorities. Carnival Foundation's support will be directed toward identifying locations where industry and community are most dependent on marine and coastal resources - including key conservation priority sites where the company operates. The Nature...

2014-06-05 00:20:18

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global...

2014-06-03 23:04:53

Work continues to locate more climate-resilient landscapes across the United States. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The Nature Conservancy released a new study identifies a series of natural “strongholds” across the Southeastern United States that are predicted to withstand the growing impacts of climate change and help ensure nature’s survival. As droughts, rising temperatures and other climate impacts threaten to destabilize natural areas across the United States and around...

2014-06-03 23:01:49

Large cities occupy only 1 percent of global land surface, but draw water from almost half of that surface Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The Nature Conservancy announced the publication of the first global database of urban water sources and stress today in Global Environmental Change. The study estimates that cities move 504 billion liters of water—enough to fill 200,000 Olympic swimming pools—a distance of 27,000 kilometers every day. Laid end to end, all those canals and...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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