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Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020

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In response to the UK having one of the highest rates of family refusal for organ donation in the Western world, the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) conducted a stakeholder engag…
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Starve a Vampire, Donate Blood

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Starve a Vampire, Donate Blood was an American Red Cross campaign developed in partnership with the television network CW. The goal of the program was two-fold; to promote CW’s ne…
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The Flu Ends with U Campaign

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The “Flu Ends with U” was an annual campaign created by the DeKalb County Health Department to emphasize the importance of flu vaccinations. Knowing that flu season can begin as e…
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Eagle Adventure

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Eagle Adventure was developed to prevent type 2 diabetes among youth living in Indian Country through the delivery of culturally relevant programming. Designed for implementation …
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Southwest Florida Management District’s “Skip a Week” Yard Watering Campaign

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The Southwest Florida Water Management District created the “Skip a Week” yard watering campaign to overcome misconceptions about the amount of water required for a healthy yard w…
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Stockholm Congestion Pricing

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The Stockholm congestion charge was a tax levied on vehicles entering and exiting the inner city in an attempt decrease the number of trips made in private vehicles, ultimately re…

The Influence of Message Framing On University Student's Intent to Participate in Sustainable Behavior

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Davis, J. J. (1995). The effects of message framing on response to environmental communications. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 72, 2, 285-299.
A literature review revealed how framing a communication can affect an individual's intent to participate in sustainable behaviors. Specifically, three types of message framing we…

The Effects of an Ambiguous, Negative Sign Prompt and a Clearly-Stated Positive Sign Prompt on Intentions to Litter

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Horsley, A. D. (1988). The unintended effects of a posted sign on littering attitudes and stated intentions. Journal of Environmental Education, 19, 3, 10-14.
A literature review revealed that sign prompts can be effective in reducing the amount of litter. In order to further investigate the effects of prompts, a questionnaire was given…

Using a Normative Appeal to Control Litter at a Public Swimming Pool

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Reich, J. W., & Robertson, J. L. (1979). Reactance and norm appeal in anti-littering messages. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 9, 1, 91-101.
A literature review revealed that a statement that puts an extreme demand on a person is likely to elicit the undesirable behavior. On the other hand, a statement that creates a n…

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