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TNC Receives $1 Million Grant for Chesapeake Bay Wetland Restoration
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy has been awarded a $1 million grant to accelerate wetland restoration projects across Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay wetlands play a critical role in water quality in the region and the habitats for diverse and important species. This funding will allow TNC…

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The Nature Conservancy and Detroit Launch Public-Private Partnership
The Nature Conservancy

A community-based collaborative effort has launched the Detroit Stormwater Hub in Detroit. The Hub acts as a place to learn, share, and track green stormwater projects and lists over 150 public and private green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects across the city. The Nature Conservancy (TNC)…

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Making a Difference After Hurricane Dorian
American Red Cross

Hurricane Dorian affected the daily life of inhabitants of the Bahamas in many different ways. Simple and familiar tasks like turning on the lights, taking a shower, and going to school were disrupted, and everything one was used to turned upside down. To date, the…

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The Nature Conservancy Works to Save the Verde River
The Nature Conservancy

The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has given a donation of $600,000 to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Friends of the Verde River. The donation will go on to support four different programs: crop conversion, voluntary offset programs, protecting drinking water, and an illustration of…

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Mangroves Help Reduce Flood Damage
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy, the University of California Santa Cruz, and RMS published a new scientific study on the effectiveness of mangroves in reducing flood risks. Mangroves significantly reduce damages from hurricanes and act as a strong first line of defense for coastal communities, preventing $1.5…

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Red Cross Provides Aid to Wildfire Evacuees
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is working to provide disaster-relief services in California as three wildfires continue to spread in the northern and southern regions. Through its partnerships, Red Cross has provided more than 2,400 evacuees access to meals, shelter, relief supplies, health services, and spiritual…

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Aquaculture Presents a Global Opportunity
The Nature Conservancy

To meet the demand of conserving vulnerable ocean environments while meeting a growing demand for protein, The Nature Conservancy has released a new study which identified parts of the globe with the strongest potential for the development of commercial shellfish and seaweed aquaculture. Recent evidence…

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The Nature Conservancy is Changing How We Protect Rivers
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy and WWF Adria co-hosted the first International Conference on River Protection in Southeast Europe aimed at combatting systemic pressures on rivers and creating a platform for long-term river protection measures. The Balkans are home to the last free-flowing rivers in Europe, maintaining…

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The Nature Conservancy is covering new ground thanks to Young Living
The Nature Conservancy

Young Living Essential Oils have announced the donation of a conservation easement covering 11,597 acres, or 18.75 square miles, to The Nature Conservancy. This is the largest conservation easement donation in the history of The Nature Conservancy’s Utah chapter. Learn More

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