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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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Feeding America and Disney Help Create Healthier Generations
Feeding America

The Walt Disney Company has contributed $500,000 to Feeding America to increase the amount of healthy meals provided to children and families in need. The funds will be distributed to over 30 food banks throughout the U.S. that source produce and will help improve access…

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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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Facebook Commits $150 Million to Bay’s Future Fund
LISC

Facebook has pledged $150 million towards the Bay’s Future Fund, one of the nation’s largest affordable housing funds managed by LISC that supports the preservation and creation of affordable housing. Through this funding, LISC will have the opportunity to make a larger impact and create…

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American Leadership on the United Nations’ SDGs
UN Foundation

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an ambitious agenda set by the United Nations. At a national level, the U.S. has not reached its targets, falling slightly behind its peers. However, Americans are stepping in to lead efforts to create cohesive action both locally and…

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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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Facebook Partnership Helps Increase Blood Donations
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Facebook have partnered together to implement a new blood donation feature on Facebook that allows people to sign up to become a blood donor. The feature connects donors with nearby Red Cross blood donation centers and notifies them when blood…

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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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