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World Water Day Highlights Relationship Between Water And Energy
2014-03-21 08:39:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s the United Nations’ annual World Water Day and this year’s theme is the relationships between water and energy, with the UN predicting that the global population will need at least 40 percent more water and 50 percent more energy by 2030. "Water and energy are among the world's most pre-eminent challenges. This year's focus of World Water Day brings these issues to the attention of the world," said Michel Jarraud,...

2014-03-20 23:27:42

Fresh Water Should Be Top Priority of Every Government Says Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Fresh water is the basis for all terrestrial life on Earth and for all economic development, according to Sharon Kleyne, during radio comments in advance of United Nations World Water Day on March 22. In our world of out of control population growth and increasingly scarce and polluted water – on Earth’s surface and in the atmosphere – the...

2014-03-20 04:21:50

BRUSSELS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan has Wednesday declared its support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine but it has also demanded that the same principles of international law apply to its annexed territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions, which have been occupied by Armenia for more than 20 years. In an open letter addressed to all European institutions, Elkhan Suleymanov, member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary...

2014-03-19 23:27:21

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Remains Optimistic about Global Water Supply, Recalls Interview with Water Author Steven Solomon. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 To water advocate and researcher Sharon Kleyne, United Nations World Water Day is one of the most important days of the year. The annual March 22 observance, says Kleyne, offers an opportunity to reflect on advances and setbacks in the ongoing global fresh water supply crisis, and to further educate the...

2014-03-18 12:37:22

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seed, the consultancy for the data era, today announced that it has won a global, multi-year Long-Term Arrangement (LTA) from UNICEF. Under the agreement, Seed will provide data management, data science, data visualization, data dissemination, and related support services, fueling and supporting groundbreaking data-driven innovation and decision-making projects. The LTA was awarded to Seed following a competitive bidding process that began in...

2014-03-14 23:21:21

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Cites Island Nation’s Water Recycling and Conservation as Global Model for U.N. World Water Day Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The tiny island nation of Singapore, with minimal fresh water resources, has become the world’s model for conservation and recycling. According to global water advocate Sharon Kleyne, Singapore had formerly depended almost entirely on imported water from neighboring Malaysia. In honor of United Nations...

2014-03-13 23:23:48

Reservoirs provide fresh water and low cost energy without polluting the environment, reports radio host and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Radio commentator and fresh water researcher Sharon Kleyne concedes that her advocacy of dam building disturbs those who prefer their rivers wild and natural. However, the position taken by the outspoken host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show is identical to that of...

2014-03-10 16:21:13

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Trojan Technologies today announced that the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. "We are the largest UV company in the world, and are committed to providing pioneering water treatment technologies that meet the highest standards and help protect and preserve our...

2014-03-07 23:01:52

A lax justice system is stymying efforts of cholera-infected Haitians to seek redress for their epidemic. But a new report from The John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic and the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) says this human rights abuse can be addressed with better accountability for state and non-governmental violators. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 A lax justice system is stymying efforts of cholera-infected Haitians to seek redress for their...

2014-03-07 12:21:16

BERLIN, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week at ITB in Berlin, Routes (part of UBM live) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reached an agreement to work together to advance the understanding of all matters that concern air connectivity and travel facilitation. Routes and UNWTO will collaborate on the development of programmes beginning with Routes Africa 2014, which will take place 22-24 June this year. This event will address the key factors of...


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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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Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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