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Powderhorn Ranch Becomes Largest Conservation Land Purchase

Powderhorn Ranch Becomes Largest Conservation Land Purchase In Texas History

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...

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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...

2014-04-24 16:23:55

IBM's weather forecasting technology to enable smarter irrigation, water conservation ALBANY, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flint River Partnership and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to deploy innovative conservation measures to enhance agricultural efficiency by up to 20 percent. The Flint River Partnership (which includes the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service and The Nature Conservancy)...

2014-04-22 23:01:40

The Pittsburgh-based relocation management company partnered with The Nature Conservancy to plant 1,000 trees for reforestation efforts. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 AIReS has long held a commitment to corporate responsibility and actively supports sustainable initiatives in their business. Each office location embraces resource reduction and environmentally friendly processes, governed by the company’s ISO 14001 registration. These day-to-day tasks keep AIReS’ business...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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