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Special Delivery! Audubon Zoo Welcomes Two-Ton White Rhino

Audubon Zoo recently welcomed an addition to its animal collection and it’s a big one: Bonnie, a 15–year–old Southern White Rhino weighing in at more than two tons. She joins Audubon Zoo’s lone male rhino, Saba, and two other females, Yvonne and Macite, age 51, the world’s oldest rhino in captivity.

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EPA and Public Lab Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $52,185 to the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab). The organization will train community members and wetland restoration advocates to monitor and track progress at eight ongoing urban wetland restoration projects near Lake Pontchartrain. The training will include introduction to basic science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through real-life application and investigation for sustained engagement in local urban waters issues.

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Global Green USA and EPA educate local citizens to combat Climate Change

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Global Green USA are taking action by conducting neighborhood workshops that introduce citizens to cost-effective, do-it-yourself practices for stormwater usage in the New Orleans area. Global Green will receive $46,884 to help protect and restore waters around Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans. The project will also improve water quality, support community revitalization and other local priorities.

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EPA and Groundwork New Orleans Increase Stormwater Resilience in New Orleans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Groundwork New Orleans are taking action by conducting neighborhood workshops that introduce citizens to cost-effective, do-it-yourself practices for stormwater management in the New Orleans area. Groundwork New Orleans will receive $60,000 to work with local partners to design, train and teach building skills in New Orleans. The project aims to improve water quality, support community revitalization and other local priorities.

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