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All things related to our environment and how we are progressing towards sustainability and resiliency.

How Interface is Transforming Manufacturing with its Net Zero Emissions Strategy

A year ahead of schedule, Interface just announced it achieved net-zero emissions – going above and beyond the legacy of its founder, Ray Anderson. — Read on www.triplepundit.com/story/2019/how-interface-transforming-manufacturing-its-net-zero-emissions-strategy/85641/

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Protect, Restore, Fund – Nature is our best defense to the climate crisis.

Greta Thunberg, George Monbiot and Nature Now have created an excellent video on how we must focus on protecting and restoring our natural environments. Fund investment in protecting and restoring nature while reducing/eliminating funding of fossil fuels and the continued

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Climate strike: Walkout, protests for climate change on September 20 – The Washington Post

Friday’s strikes come three days before world leaders are set to gather at the United Nations on Monday for a much-anticipated climate summit. — Read on www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/09/20/millions-youth-around-world-are-striking-friday-climate-action/

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We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too | Raoni Metuktire | Opinion | The Guardian

We have warned you about the destruction of our lands. You must listen before it is too late, says Raoni Metuktire, chief of the indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people — Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/02/amazon-destruction-earth-brazilian-kayapo-people This opinion piece speaks deeply about the Amazon

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For Animals, Plastic Is Turning the Ocean Into a Minefield

From getting stuck in nets to eating plastic that they think is food, creatures worldwide are dying from material we made. — Read on www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/06/plastic-planet-animals-wildlife-impact-waste-pollution/

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UN Environment releases 2018 Annual Report | UN Environment

Lots to read and resources to explore. UN Environment today released its 2018 Annual Report, highlighting the organization’s work on issues from fighting pollution of the air and sea to helping nations meet their goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Apparel Industry Taking Steps to Improve Sustainable Sourcing

From Triple Pundit’s Newsletter, some good news in the apparel industry.  VF Corp’s new anti-deforestation policy will have a big impact on the fashion industry’s effect on global forests.  Actions like these by large multi-national corporations are positive steps in

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TreeSisters making a difference in the Mangrove Swamps on Madagascar

From TreeSisters Women Seeding Change newsletter Feb. 7, 2017 How Your Mangrove Trees are Saving Lives and Landscapes In our Madagascar mangrove tree-planting project the trees that you are funding are helping to both restore the landscape as well as

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Sustainability Illustrated’s Biomimicry video

Here is a great video explaining biomimicry.  We would do well to learn from nature and design more of what we build to mimic what the natural world has perfected.

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The Natural Capital Framework – Why It’s Needed

The Natural Step Canada’s December newsletter included a link to this article by Vince Deschamps on Natural Capital.  It’s food for thought on the things we need to consider about Natural Capital and a way we can go about doing

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