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2014-09-18 20:21:51

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and fellow dignitaries to voice commitments

2014-09-18 08:28:46

A new International Rescue Committee report gives voice to thousands of Syrian women and girls, who demand that international rhetoric be turned into action WASHINGTON, Sept.

Leonardo DiCaprio
2014-09-17 06:54:03

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been named as a United Nations Messenger of Peace and will focus on climate change issues, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced.

2014-09-16 08:27:06

Engaged Students Become Engaged Alumni and Donors PLAINWELL, Mich., Sept.

2014-09-12 23:01:15

Funds raised will help the World Health Organization and other UN entities provide urgently needed aid to affected countries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September

2014-09-12 16:21:52

Award-Winning Photographer Henry Dallal Focuses on Climate Change Talks, With A Little Help from Michael Douglas, Ed Norton, Yoko Ono, and Ban Ki-moon NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-11 23:11:39

President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Secretary of State John Kerry continue to ramp up the rhetoric about global warming being the greatest threat to the world, but leaders of countries like India,

2014-09-11 08:22:55

Joint Effort From Upworthy, Unilever Project Sunlight and the United Nations Highlights Risks, Imperatives of Climate Change NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept.

greenhouse gas bulletin
2014-09-09 07:28:44

Propelled by the largest single-year increase in carbon dioxide in three decades, the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached record highs in 2013, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported on Tuesday.


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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