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Environmental fund taps six for major ‘green’ prize

Environmental fund taps six for major ‘green’ prize

| April 19, 2016

(GIN)—Once the ancestral land of pastoralists and hunter-gatherers, the Tarangire national park in Tanzania found itself in the crosshairs of tourist developers carving up the wilderness for fancy lodges, luxury tents and other rich tourist amenities. Lands once shared with the wildebeest, the zebra, and majestic old baobab trees were being “grabbed” by government or […]

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Save Maumee’s 11th Annual Earth Day set

Save Maumee’s 11th Annual Earth Day set

| March 24, 2016

Local group to clean litter from river—again FORT WAYNE—On Sunday, April 17, local citizens are scheduled to band together during Save Maumee Grassroots Organization’s 11th annual Earth Day celebration to plant 390 trees and tackle litter along the Maumee River. This event will help to reforest the banks of the Maumee River in Fort Wayne, […]

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10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

| April 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Save Maumee, a renowned area environmental organization, is scheduled to host their 10th Annual Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 19. “Earth Day is our way to celebrate the earth that we live upon and depend upon for our health and well-being,” said Save Maumee organizers on their website, savemaumee.org. “Join […]

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Social Security goes green on Earth Day—and every day

Social Security goes green on Earth Day—and every day

| April 23, 2014

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration For years, Social Security has been at the forefront of offering convenient, easy-to-use, and secure online services. We, along with those we serve, have saved a lot of paper, shipping costs, and fuel—and cut back on a lot of carbon exhaust and pollution—by going online instead of doing things […]

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Green activists mark Earth Day worldwide

Green activists mark Earth Day worldwide

| April 23, 2014

(GIN)—Actions to save the forests, the rivers, wildlife and endangered species were underway this week from Pittsboro, North Carolina to Nairobi, Kenya as millions of people marked the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. The first Earth Day was organized by Gaylord Nelson, a former U.S. senator from Wisconsin, in 1970 as a way to bring […]

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