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2012-08-10 06:22:26

(Note to editors: This is not a typo - one BILLION planted!)  MONTREAL, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today celebrated the planting of one billion trees at its forestry operations in northern Ontario. This achievement is the result of collective efforts made over the past 30 years by the Company, its employees, numerous contractors and suppliers, and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. To mark the occasion, two-meter...

2012-07-25 06:21:18

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, ASAE is partnering with American Forests to plant a tree for every person who attends the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 11-14. This effort, part of American Forests' new Meeting ReLeaf program, will offset the carbon footprint of the meeting and augment ASAE's broader sustainability efforts. All the trees will be planted in Texas in honor of the host state for this year's annual meeting. "In the...

2012-06-14 10:21:00

Tree Pittsburgh Rallies Community in Promoting Healthy, Diverse Tree Life PITTSBURGH, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For five years Tree Pittsburgh has been working to restore Pittsburgh's urban forest by planting thousands of new trees from diverse stocks, maintaining the existing population of trees, and educating the public about the environmental benefits trees provide for the city. In 2009, Tree Pittsburgh sought to expand their operation by constructing a nursery to house...

2012-03-21 02:21:28

AIRPORT CITY, Israel and SILVER SPRING, Md., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SodaStream International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), in collaboration with Trees for the Future (TFTF), today announced the launch of Replant our Planet, a program designed to help reverse environmental destruction and improve the atmosphere in Brazil by planting trees. The program is part of SodaStream's ongoing commitment to help offset carbon emissions and correct some of the damage caused by deforestation and other...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Grove (www.AmericanGrove.org), an online community that brings together nature enthusiasts to plant trees and protect the urban tree canopy, is now open to residents across the country, including all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia. The Grove provides a nationwide community for citizens engaged in preserving and positively contributing to the United States' urban forest. The site enables...

2011-09-08 11:00:00

Ecosearch.co Uses Google Search, Facebook to Plant up to 500,000 Trees BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonfund.org Foundation is proud to announce the launch of Ecosearch.co, a free online search service that enables anyone to help protect the environment simply through their everyday web searches. Ecosearch.co generates revenue from Google, which it uses to support international reforestation projects. One year from now, Carbonfund.org hopes to have planted...

2011-07-26 21:26:40

Decisions by farmers to plant on productive land with little snow enhances the potential for reforestation to counteract global warming, concludes new research from Carnegie's Julia Pongratz and Ken Caldeira. Previous research has led scientists and politicians to believe that regrowing forests on Northern lands that were cleared in order to grow crops would not decrease global warming. But these studies did not consider the importance of the choices made by farmers in the historical past....

2011-04-26 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, the number one online textbook rental company, today announced it will plant its five millionth tree in conjunction with American Forests at a special tree planting ceremony honoring the 31st Anniversary of the U.S. Department of Education. The Texas live oak tree, brought to Washington DC by a teacher at Knowles Elementary School in Cedar Park, Texas, will be planted at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education...

2011-04-20 00:00:28

For every web sign-up during the week of Earth Day, Green Mountain Energy Company will plant a tree to help support the environment Austin, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Planting trees is a powerful way to help the environment, improve communities, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Beginning today, Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 22, Green Mountain Energy Company will plant a tree, in partnership with AMERICAN FORESTS, for each new customer who signs up online for Green...

2011-04-10 11:05:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to reduce regional pollution took root in Annapolis, MD today as 100 volunteers planted 1,000 native trees on a former farm on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. The tree planting, as well as other regional efforts, is being funded by Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. (WGES) and Sterling Planet. Together with about 1,300 trees planted two weeks ago, the trees planted today represent the equivalent of burning 77,503...