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April 24, 2017

FedEx Team Members Get the Dirt on Spring Cleaning

FedEx team members are out and about this spring helping to make our local communities healthier, cleaner places to live and work.

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December 6, 2016

FedEx Accountant Braves the Wilderness on History Channel’s “Alone”

Britt Ahart took his love for the outdoors to the next level when he recently participated in a survival reality show.

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November 30, 2016

Volunteer Effort Marks Largest Shoreline Cleanup in Canadian History

The effects of the magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 are still felt around the world. Hundreds of volunteers recently removed more than 85,000 lbs. of plastic, tires, boating gear and other garbage from the shores of Vancouver Island. Much of the debris washed up in the period following the disaster in

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August 8, 2016

Mystic River: How to Heal a Waterway

Invasive water chestnut plants are causing significant damage to rivers throughout the northeastern United States. The non-native aquatic plants negatively impact river life by depleting oxygen levels, choking out other plants, and forming dense mats which block sunlight. The Mystic River Watershed Association protects and restores the Mystic River in Massachusetts, and recently welcomed a

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June 29, 2016

Citizen Scientists Use Apps for a Cleaner Earth

See. Snap. Click. That’s the basis behind a revolutionary new concept that is helping scientists all over the world with their research. Often the most time consuming and expensive part of a scientific study is the day-to-day collection of data. Observations on a massive scale are critical to understanding ecosystem and climate patterns, but collecting

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January 7, 2016

Saving Energy, Water and Time by Keeping Our Air Fleet Clean

Keeping a fleet of vehicles clean is a necessary, but important task for businesses whose calling card is their livery and the condition of which reflects directly on the brand – good or bad. But when your fleet includes aircraft, the task takes on a whole new level of complexity. After all, it’s hardly possible

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December 4, 2015

Biofuels Take Flight with FedEx [Infographic]

FedEx planes to deliver packages using fuel made from forest waste (click the Infographic below for a high-resolution jpg, or click here to download the Infographic as a pdf file) Starting in 2017, the FedEx Oakland hub will mix up our first supply of alternative jet fuel. Half Jet A/half biofuel, the first six million

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November 16, 2015

Sustaining a Wildlife Refuge by Connecting to the Community

On a bright, crisp, fall day the light goes on in a first time visitor’s mind: “Oh! So…for birds, this place is like the rest areas that we have on the freeway? I get it now. They must have places like this along their way or they’ll run out of energy.” A ranger responds, “And

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