Environmental organizations

Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports Ducks Unlimited® Gulf Coast Initiative

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas.

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  • Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas.
  • The Yamaha Rightwaters team recognizes the importance of rebuilding wetlands and saltmarshes in the fight against ocean acidification, said Adam Putnam, CEO of Ducks Unlimited.
  • Thats why DU is working with conservation sponsors like Yamaha to invest nearly $16 million this year alone in projects through the Gulf Coast Initiative.
  • To learn more about Yamaha Rightwaters support of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, click here .

Metalbird Designs Mallard Duck to Support Ducks Unlimited Canada Conservation Efforts

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:29pm

It is their mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America's waterfowl.

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  • It is their mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America's waterfowl.
  • Metalbird grew from a personal street art project started in 2009 by industrial designer, Phil Walters.
  • Producing locally and ethically is important to Metalbird and the company is currently working with a Canadian factory to put local manufacturing in place.
  • Details below for all media enquiries relating to Metalbird and the Metalbird partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada.

WWF Launches “Forests Forward,” a Global Program to Help Companies Deliver Lasting Science-Driven Strategies to Benefit Nature, Climate and People

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:18am

To date, five of the worlds foremost companies have signed on as Forests Forward participants in the United States.

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  • To date, five of the worlds foremost companies have signed on as Forests Forward participants in the United States.
  • The program gives companies opportunities to scale up action on forests and confront some of the biggest threats facing our planet today.
  • WWF helps businesses design and implement responsible supply chain strategies for companies with product or packaging sourcing that can impact forests.
  • WWF works with businesses that manage forests to implement strategies that boost those forests ability to sustain biodiversity, benefit global climate and support local communities.

A Groundbreaking Wildlife Conservation Feat: The First - Ever Wild Elephant Translocation Within Mozambique, Africa

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 3:38pm

"ANAC is doing an exceptional job restoring life to many of their national parks, and a translocation like this sets an important precedent for future conservation efforts," said Ivan Carter, ICWCA Founder.\nLarge populations of elephants in Africa live in unprotected areas.

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  • "ANAC is doing an exceptional job restoring life to many of their national parks, and a translocation like this sets an important precedent for future conservation efforts," said Ivan Carter, ICWCA Founder.\nLarge populations of elephants in Africa live in unprotected areas.
  • With the growing human population, these elephants often find themselves in unexpected conflict with humans.
  • "We are also grateful to the Mozambique Wildlife Alliance for the veterinary capacity they provided to the entire operation.
  • The ICWCA works with various, proven conservation groups throughout Africa creating measurable and tangible results in the fight to protect wildlife.

Santiago Gowland Appointed CEO of International Non-Profit, the Rainforest Alliance

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 7:00am

b'The Rainforest Alliance announced today that Santiago Gowland has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • b'The Rainforest Alliance announced today that Santiago Gowland has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Gowland previously served as Executive Vice President for Latin America and Global Innovation at The Nature Conservancy.
  • "\n\xe2\x80\x9cI am thrilled to contribute my global conservation and business insights to accelerate the Rainforest Alliance\xe2\x80\x99s vision of a world where people and nature thrive together.
  • It\xe2\x80\x99s crucial that we leverage social and market forces to protect nature and improve the lives of farmers and forest communities without delay.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada and West Fraser Win SFI Conservation Leadership Award

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:30pm

b'WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) presented the 2021 Leadership in Conservation Award to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and SFI-certified company West Fraser, today.

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  • b'WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) presented the 2021 Leadership in Conservation Award to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and SFI-certified company West Fraser, today.
  • SFI, the Nature Conservancy of Canada, and West Fraser are collaborating to ensure that conservation outcomes in Canada\xe2\x80\x99s sustainably managed forests are fully recognized and contribute toward Canada\xe2\x80\x99s Target 1 goals for conservation protection.
  • Members of the OECM coalition include SFI, the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited Canada, the Shad Foundation, and the Forest Products Association of Canada.
  • SFI works with the forest sector, conservation groups, academics, researchers, brand owners, resource professionals, landowners, educators, local communities, Indigenous Peoples, and governments.

Ferdinand von Hapsburg & Sustainable Apparel Experts, Merchant Tailor Team Up in Brand Collaboration

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:00am

It\'s the first sustainable, motorsport apparel collection made entirely from recycled materials.\n86400 is the number of seconds that populate a 24-hour day.

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  • It\'s the first sustainable, motorsport apparel collection made entirely from recycled materials.\n86400 is the number of seconds that populate a 24-hour day.
  • Beyond motorsports other customers include PADI, Bremont and WWF.\nFerdinand von Hapsburg, APR,said: "Drive Fast, Act Faster has been an incredible journey to date.
  • It\'s only been made possible by partners such as Merchant Tailor who understand that change is incremental and about choices.
  • This new partnership, confronting and tackling environmental issues, perfectly aligns with our values at Merchant Tailor, where sustainable choices come first.

CGTN: Rooted in tradition, China's green roads to the low-carbon future

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:42pm

However, this prosperity has come at a heavy cost to nature.\nHumans today use as much ecological resources as if they lived on 1.6 Earths, according to Global Footprint Network.

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  • However, this prosperity has come at a heavy cost to nature.\nHumans today use as much ecological resources as if they lived on 1.6 Earths, according to Global Footprint Network.
  • After all, as he puts it, "We only have one Earth.
  • As Xi noted in his speech, "The development model of \'killing the hens for eggs\' and \'draining the lake for fish\' is at a dead end.
  • The future will be illuminated by eco-friendly development that is in accordance with the rules of nature.

CGTN: Rooted in tradition, China's green roads to the low-carbon future

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:17pm

However, this prosperity has come at a heavy cost to nature.\nHumans today use as much ecological resources as if they lived on 1.6 Earths, according to Global Footprint Network.

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  • However, this prosperity has come at a heavy cost to nature.\nHumans today use as much ecological resources as if they lived on 1.6 Earths, according to Global Footprint Network.
  • After all, as he puts it, "We only have one Earth.
  • As Xi noted in his speech, "The development model of \'killing the hens for eggs\' and \'draining the lake for fish\' is at a dead end.
  • The future will be illuminated by eco-friendly development that is in accordance with the rules of nature.

YATCO Announces Significant Q1 Growth Results

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 7:58pm

YATCO has also seen widespread coverage from significant media outlets such as Yahoo Finance, Market Watch, Business Insider, IBI News, Yachting Pages, and much more.\n"The YATCO team as a whole has banded together to form several partnerships both industry-wide and with charitable foundations that we are extremely proud of.

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  • YATCO has also seen widespread coverage from significant media outlets such as Yahoo Finance, Market Watch, Business Insider, IBI News, Yachting Pages, and much more.\n"The YATCO team as a whole has banded together to form several partnerships both industry-wide and with charitable foundations that we are extremely proud of.
  • We look forward to forging further efforts in this arena while growing our network and doing some good in the world," says Steven Myers, CEO and Founder of YATCO.
  • The company has joined forces with two charitable organizations The International SeaKeepers Society and The Angari Foundation to help educate and proliferate ocean conservation.
  • Committed to 100% pure data, YATCO serves the professional yachting community with accuracy, integrity, and cutting-edge technology.\n'