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How a Restaurant Became Green Certified

Becoming more environmentally friendly made sense to Joan Scharff a few years ago when she was creating a “brand book” describing the critical elements comprising the identity of her company’s Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes restaurants. “It occurred to me as I was doing that that going green would be a natural fit for us as […]

Outdoor Recreation Makes a Big Impact on Arizona’s Economy

There are many reasons to protect wild areas in Arizona and elsewhere around the world. For most people, it is very important to preserve the natural environment, endangered species, rare habitats, watersheds and the beauty of the world around us. However there are business reasons to protect the Verde River watershed and the spectacular vistas […]

Accounting for Conservation & Development

Is conservation incompatible with economic development and poverty alleviation? Not according to a recent study co-authored by Nature Conservancy chief scientist Peter Kareiva. The study — which appears in the September 2008 issue of the journal Science — analyzed World Bank economic development projects. It found that projects that included biodiversity conservation goals were no […]