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TECHSTARS 2019 KICKS OFF WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
The Nature Conservancy

The 2019 Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy has kicked off with ten tech companies arriving in Denver for the second year of the first-of-its-kind program. The accelerator provides mentorship, investment, and resources to help entrepreneurs rapidly scale-up technology that is solving…

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New Tech Partnership to Help Solve Global Conservation Challenges
The Nature Conservancy

A new partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the Techstars global network saw Ten tech startups converge not only to secure funding for a new business idea, but to try—each in their own way—to save the world. The meeting is a first-of-its-kind mashup between the…

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Entrepreneurial Spirit Thrives in Canaan, Haiti
Red Cross

Ferdinand Estinord has a track record of thinking outside the box. After the 2010 Haiti earthquake laid devastation to Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas, he decided to move his family somewhere new: Canaan—a previously uninhabited stretch of land about an hour’s drive from the capital city.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The Nature Conservancy

Whether using cutting-edge scientific approaches to protect global fisheries, developing new tools to understand healthy soils, studying the impact of climate change on watersheds, collecting carbon data in forests, or producing new research for a more sustainable development, The Conservancy’s women scientists bring forward innovative approaches to conservation.

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The Women Leading This Kenyan Environmental Group Are Thriving Where Men Failed
Global Citizen

When Maridah Khalawa started the Muliru Farmers Conservation Group almost a decade ago, she knew she wanted to find a way for herself and other women living near Kakamega forest in western Kenya to generate an income without exploiting the area’s already strained resources. What she couldn’t have known was that their small community business would grow to help support hundreds of families, win international recognition and prove more successful than many of the men’s groups trying to do something similar.

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In Flint, an Avenue Leading to Safety Photos by Annie O’Neill
Annie O'Neill

For decades, the residents of Flint, Michigan have endured high rates of crime alongside devastating unemployment, depopulation and blight—and recently, a severe water crisis on top of that. But the energy and commitment of neighbors, business people and key anchor institutions are transforming the historic University Avenue corridor.

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