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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....

2014-03-04 16:22:39

Commitment from the Peter Hawkins Dobberpuhl Foundation will benefit wild places and the people living in them ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy (TNC), a global non-profit organization, announced today receipt of $26 million in funding through the Peter Hawkins Dobberpuhl Foundation for projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia that are designed to conserve wild places and benefit the people who live in them, with $3 million allocated...

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

2013-12-06 23:01:38

10% of Sales from the Holiday Gift Guide Contributed to Conservation Work On the Ground (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 This holiday season, stylish and sustainable home décor e-retailer bambeco takes their commitment to sustainability a step further by partnering with The Nature Conservancy. Complete your holiday shopping and give back to an active and important environmental cause at the same time. Beginning November 21, 2013 through January 15, 2014, bambeco will contribute 10% of...

2013-10-23 23:24:28

The Nature Conservancy and high school educators release Anthology of Urban Environmental Education in book and online format. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 A unique partnership between the world’s leading conservation non-profit and city high school teachers across the country has created, for the first time, a comprehensive tool which allows students to learn about the vital role nature plays in their urban environments. For more than a year, teachers from green high schools...


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