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Feb 27, 2015, 07:41 ET video

Skip Your Shower with Surfrider Foundation to Save 1 Million Gallons of Water

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Surfrider Foundation launches its Every Drop Counts campaign (wwd.surfrider.org), calling on the public to make a pledge to conserve water by forgoing a shower this World Water Day, March 22. Throughout March, the non-profit organization, dedicated to the protection of the world's ocean, waves and beaches, aims...

Feb 27, 2015, 07:00 ET

TOMS Launches Its Fourth One for One® Product, The TOMS Bag Collection, To Address Maternal Health

With every bag purchased, TOMS will help provide a safe birth for a mother and baby in need LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27,...

Feb 27, 2015, 08:45 ET

The Chef Ann Foundation Presents Webinars and Grant Opportunities for School Districts

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chef Ann Foundation has new and exciting resource and grant...

Feb 27, 2015, 08:12 ET

NASA Releases First Global Rainfall and Snowfall Map from New Mission

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like a lead violin tuning an orchestra, the GPM Core...

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