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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What to Expect at the United Nations General Assembly 2019
UN Foundation

Every September, diplomacy gets a major moment: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which brings together world leaders to discuss urgent global issues and create shared plans of action to tackle them. The UN Foundation explains what to expect from UNGA 2019. Learn More

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Creating Ethical Supply Chains through the Accountability Framework
The Nature Conservancy

The Accountability Framework’s principles and guidance provide a clear and practical roadmap to implementing ethical supply chains. The Framework complements and helps to align existing definitions, standards, and monitoring tools so that companies can follow a single harmonized approach to manage and report their progress….

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Lead, Impact, Network and Change with United Way
United Way

United Way LINC (Lead.Impact.Network.Change.), the affinity group serving Millennials and Gen Z supporters, has set a goal of educating one million young people about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those related to poverty, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. Learn More

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The Mission Behind the Music
Global Citizen

The Global Citizen Festival in New York City, which aims to eradicate extreme poverty through advocacy and activism, is back for it’s eighth year. Admission to the festival is free; fans can earn their tickets by completing various community service acts, via the Global Citizen…

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