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September 22, 2014

FedEx Helps Celebrate Panda Bao Bao’s First Birthday

FedEx continued its tradition of supporting panda conversation programs by celebrating Panda Bao Bao’s First Birthday at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

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May 20, 2014

Helping to Restore Subtropical Forests in South Florida

The following is a guest blog from Fernando Bretos, Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of ScienceWith its warm sunshine, cool ocean breezes and tropical setting, South Florida is truly  paradise, bringing thousands of new tourists and residents here every year. But that beauty has a cost, as encroaching development over the years has threatened our verdant ecosystem.

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May 22, 2013

How to Grow a Greener School!

VOTE NOW through our Pinterest board!UPDATE: 5.30.13I come from a long line of small family farmers working the soil in New Jersey.My dad’s mother grew up on a farm in western New Jersey. In the 1940’s, my grandmother and her sisters worked the farm, picking tomatoes that were sold to Campbell’s Soup Company in Camden, NJ. My dad and his sister spent their summers with their cousins on their grandmother’s farm. 

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April 18, 2013

What Bob the Builder® Can Teach Us About Helping the Environment

If you have children, or know someone who does, you’ve probably watched children’s shows that have left an indelible mark—most notably a certain purple dinosaur with an unforgettable theme song. So, a few months ago when my almost 3 year old donned a bright yellow construction hat and requested to watch Bob the Builder®, I thought I was in for another children’s show I would tolerate for his sake. However, I soon realized Bob and his friends can actually teach our children valuable lifelong lessons.

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February 28, 2013

FedEx Panda Express : de Chengdu à Toronto

Comment s'y prend-t-on pour livrer deux pandas géants à l'autre bout de la planète? En les confiant à FedEx Express! Celle-ci est le transporteur attitré des charmants pandas chinois, Er Shun et Da Mao, promis au zoo de Toronto. Une occasion de plus pour elle de contribuer au bien-être des localités où travaillent et habitent ses employés. Nous sommes fiers de mettre à contribution notre réseau planétaire et notre expertise logistique pour aller déposer le jeune couple dans ses nouveaux appartements.

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September 20, 2012

Purposeful Living – At Work and At Home

Live with purpose and always strive to improve. That’s my motto. Fortunately, I work for a company where I get to live this out on a daily basis.

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September 12, 2012

The “Madness” of John Muir: Conservation Leadership as a Lifestyle

"A man needs a little madness, or else... he never dares cut the rope to be free" - Zorba It seems as though a little madness could very well be good for you. Consider for a moment the brilliance and ingenuity sparked by some of the world’s most influential individuals--Michelangelo, Einstein, Gandhi, Frida Kahlo; certainly, their unconventional thinking and daring action have served humanity well.   And yet, all too often, we are regrettably too timid, too uncertain or too complacent to follow our passion and challenge what is.

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