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2014-05-15 16:23:18

FREDERICTON, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada, the nation's leading private land conservation organization, congratulates the Government of Canada for its strong commitment to protecting our natural heritage through today's announcement of a National Conservation Plan. This investment of more than $250 million, announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, demonstrates Canada's conservation leadership. With an emphasis on conservation, restoration and connecting Canadians...

2014-05-02 12:22:56

More than $11 billion approved by voters in 10 states in the last 8 years WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report reveals the best attributes for successful statewide conservation programs. Among the ideal characteristics of a state conservation program are creating the program through a constitutional amendment, ensuring monies are directed to a protected, trustee-managed fund, and little-to-no direct legislative involvement in funding decisions. The report,...

2014-05-01 20:26:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is here and Back to Nature along with the Nature Conservancy are encouraging customers to get outside and enjoy nature! Customers will have a chance to win an unforgettable trip to a beautiful nature preserve, cash and outdoor prizes. Back to Nature will send one grand prize winner on a vacation for two to Mashomack Preserve in Pine Plains, NY or Muleshoe Ranch in Willcox, AZ, the choice is theirs. The lucky winner will also receive...

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...

2014-04-21 23:03:20

Leading domain registrar and web hosting provider Namecheap is proud to support environmental giving efforts on Earth Day. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 For one day only – Earth Day, April 22, 2014 – Namecheap will offer deep savings on domain transfers and hosting and donate to environmental charities with every transaction. Customers may transfer a .com, .net, .org, .biz or .info domain for the low price of $5.98 (first year only) and/or purchase a shared hosting package at...

2014-04-14 12:25:59

NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South's natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) to The Nature Conservancy. The announcement is early recognition by both organizations of Earth Day April 22. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73022 With support from Entergy's Environmental...

2014-04-09 08:23:44

Plant-based food and beverage brand releases inspiring and educational video series; teams up with The Nature Conservancy to promote water savings BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Month, Silk(®), the maker of plant-based food and beverages, will celebrate the universal joy of water through an educational and inspirational campaign encouraging consumers to reflect on and reduce their daily water footprint....

2014-04-04 23:35:50

Joint survey by The Nature Conservancy and Disney finds that in the U.S., lack of time outdoors is as concerning as bullying, obesity and education. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Today, the Nature Conservancy released the results of the first global survey to capture not only how much time kids spend outside, but also parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in nature. The survey, funded by Disney, included parents of children between the ages of three...

2014-04-02 16:20:29

SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and The Nature Conservancy are celebrating Earth Month by inviting adventure lovers to help choose their favorite conservation project in the West, while entering for a chance to win a seven-night trip for two to Montana's Pine Butte Guest Ranch. Participants will be automatically entered into the Nature's Adventure Sweepstakes when they visit www.facebook.com/AlaskaAirlines and vote for one of six conservation projects. The...

2014-03-31 23:32:03

Social media campaign seeks to heighten awareness about freshwater by engaging the next generation. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On Monday, March 31, The Nature Conservancy will engage more than 1 million people in an automated social media flash mob to raise awareness about local and global water risks and the role of nature in providing clean water. This online activation—the first of its kind undertaken by the 62-year-old Nature Conservancy—will utilize ThunderClap, a...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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