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April 21, 2015|By
As we commemorate Earth Day, The Conservation Fund’s Jena Thompson Meredith blogs about our partnership with UPS and the critical role it plays in helping to protect the forests of California’s North Coast. Check out an excerpt below and click here for the full post.

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April 20, 2015|By
This excerpted Op-Ed by The Conservation Fund's President and CEO, Larry Selzer, and Apple's Vice President of Environmental Initiatives, Lisa Jackson, originally appeared on April 16, 2015. The Conservation Fund and Apple are partnering to help protect working forests in the United States through the Fund's Working Forest Fund. This is a precedent-setting initiative that will help protect more than 36,000 acres of these forests. For the U.S. in particular, this initiative comes at a critical time, as the loss of America’s working forests is one of our nation’s greatest environmental and economic challenges.  

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April 7, 2015|By
Imagine you are walking across a vast landscape, trying to make your way through some dense seemingly endless vegetation. Above you fly aplomado falcons, green jays and Altamira orioles.    Around you  a multitude of butterfly species painted in red, orange, and blue flutter through the bush. All of a sudden, from the top of a tree you see an ocelot with beautiful gold and black print run down the trunk and into the thick brush.  And you realized you just witnessed one of the most unique features about this animal – its ability to run straight down objects as a defense mechanism. Where are you?

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March 15, 2015|By
At The Conservation Fund we understand that the environment and economics go hand in hand.  We work with industry leaders to help their business make a meaningful and lasting difference in places where their employees and customers live, work and play.  For example, we’re working with companies big and small to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in ways that can also restore habitat for wildlife too. These partnerships are forged all year round, with businesses of all shapes and sizes, but springtime is particularly special.

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March 11, 2015|By
The Conservation Fund’s carbon programs illustrate that a vision outlined 30 years ago resonates still today; conservation in the United States can address our most critical environmental issues while making good economic sense. Happy 30th Anniversary to The Conservation Fund - we are honored to contribute to the mission.

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December 18, 2014|By Carrie Gombos
Carrie Gombos
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. EPA’s proposed rule, also known as the Clean Power Plan, was released on June 2, 2014, and will set guidelines for states to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants. The proposed rule defines existing sources as those that were operating or had begun construction by January 8, 2014.

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