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Grand Canyon And Colorado River Now On Google Maps
2014-03-15 06:41:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having already added the Taj Mahal and the Base Camp at Mt. Everest – Google Maps has just made the Colorado River available to digital explorers. Using images captured on an 8-day rafting excursion down the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, Google has made the “America’s Most Endangered River” available to see for anyone with internet access and a web browser. The nonprofit organization American Rivers, which has...

2014-03-13 12:22:16

Agency Creates Public Debate as Activation Mechanism SAUSALITO, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedian Will Ferrell takes on American icon Robert Redford in a mock public debate created by BSSP on behalf of the Redford Center, one of the six organizations leading the Raise the River campaign aimed at reconnecting the Colorado River to the Gulf of California, by restoring its natural delta, and raising $10 million for the restoration. In a series of short films...

2013-06-11 12:23:06

In TV and online ads actor, conservationist, NRDC trustee says, "I just hope the president has the courage of his convictions." WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new multimedia campaign, Robert Redford is challenging President Obama to act now on climate change by reining in carbon pollution from the nation's biggest source, coal-fired power plants. "Four months ago, President Obama spoke of our obligation to combat climate change, saying failure to do so...

2013-05-14 12:25:58

Two Unique Voice full-ride scholarships awarded to students from Mexico and El Salvador; 12 other students receive Emerging Artist scholarships SANTA FE, N.M., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) today announced the inaugural recipients of the Robert Redford/Milagro Initiative Scholarship awards. Full-ride Unique Voice scholarships were awarded to students Alejandra Castro of Mexico and Priscila Torres of El Salvador. The Unique Voice...

2013-05-14 08:27:57

Utah's "Sundance Kid" to offer advice to Westminster College's Class of 2013 SALT LAKE CITY, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As an environmentalist, activist and philanthropist, Robert Redford is the quintessential commencement speaker to address graduates from Utah's only private, independent liberal arts college. Westminster College, with its strong emphasis on service, social responsibility and creativity, welcomes words of wisdom from the former "Sundance Kid." (Photo:...

2013-04-22 08:23:09

CHATHAM, N.Y., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the cusp of the 2013 Annual American Equine Summit hosted by the New York-based national equine protection organization Equine Advocates, the call to ban horse slaughter permanently has received much needed support from Robert Redford. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130327/DC84008LOGO) Actor, director, environmentalist and founder of the Sundance Festival, Redford wrote a letter to Equine Advocates President Susan...

2013-03-19 12:23:13

Young artists and writers join a prestigious list of Awards alumni including Zac Posen, Lena Dunham, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Joyce Carol Oates & Robert Redford NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious award and recognition program for creative teenagers, today announced its 2013 National Award recipients. Fifteen high school seniors were honored with a Portfolio Gold Award, the...

2012-10-15 15:21:58

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Redford, renowned actor, film director, environmentalist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival, will join the 2012 Houston Cinema Arts Festival (HCAF) to participate in a 90-minute conversation at Sundance Cinemas Houston on two facets of his multi-faceted career -- his creative work as film director and as Founder and President of the Sundance Institute. In addition, Redford will receive the Levantine Cinema Arts Award from HCAF, honoring...

2012-07-19 23:01:34

This could be the headline of the near future if Americans heed the call today and take action to save the Colorado River. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 In an effort to engage the arid southwestern United States in the importance of water conservation and river protection, The Redford Center, along with partners Save The Colorado, New Belgium Brewing, Patagonia, and Clif Bar announces a summer 7- city southwestern US screening tour of the documentary film WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water...

2012-07-09 06:30:13

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brentwood Associates, a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles, announced today it has acquired a majority stake in Sundance Holdings Group, LLC ("Sundance Catalog"). Sundance Catalog, founded by Robert Redford in 1989 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a leading multi-channel direct marketer and specialty retailer of women's apparel and accessories, jewelry and home furnishings. Selling shareholders,...