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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...

2014-03-27 12:24:14

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the acquisition of a 1,836-acre (743-hectare) property in the South Okanagan Similkameen. More than 30 species at risk are found on these lands, which are seen as a critical acquisition to conserve BC's vanishing native grasslands. The $4.4 million initiative garnered a wide range of support, including the Government of Canada through the Natural Areas Conservation Program,...

2014-03-19 23:26:18

Partnership gives smartphone users an easy way to get involved in conservation efforts. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Nature Conservancy and WeChat are teaming up to make staying connected to nature easier for smartphone users. To kick-off this new partnership, from March 1st through June 30th, 2014, WeChat will donate $5 to The Nature Conservancy for every new user who downloads the app and follows the Conservancy’s official account, for up to one million dollars in support....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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