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2010-06-26 06:30:00

According to a new study, whalewatching revenue topped $2 billion in 2009 and is set to grow 10 percent this year.

2010-06-17 11:45:00

FCC uses open meeting to announce new NOI for re-classifying the Internet as a public utility WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phil Kerpen, vice president for policy at Americans for Prosperity (AFP), released the following statement in response to the Notice of Inquiry announcement today by the Federal Communications Commission: "Today marks a troubling and dangerous step forward in the Federal Communications Commission's ongoing effort to take over the internet.

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2010-05-25 06:15:00

Yahoo and Nokia announced a partnership on Monday in which the two firms will work together to enhance their mobile Internet offerings.

2010-05-11 06:30:00

New TV ads and website aim to highlight adverse effects of government regulation of broadband WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced today a $1.4 million advertising blitz to educate consumers on the harms of looming Internet regulations at the Federal Communications Commission.

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2010-05-07 07:40:00

A half-century after the introduction of birth control in the United States, millions of women are still being preached to by the Roman Catholic hierarchy to abstain from using the pill.

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2010-04-21 11:10:00

A World Wildlife Fund (WWF) camera trap has reportedly caught a picture of a rare Borneo rhino.

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2010-04-06 06:15:00

Countries are gathering this week to restore faith in the UN process for combating climate change after the bitter memories of the Copenhagen summit.

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2010-01-30 13:39:32

Apple’s newest creation, the iPad, is getting slammed by fans and critics over its name, but technology analysts are brushing off the ridicule and focusing on the product's key feature: a speedy new microprocessor.

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2010-01-18 17:03:58

The chances of passing meaningful legislation dealing with the issue of global climate change are slim amid the current US economic downturn and looming midterm congressional elections, experts say.

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2009-11-01 06:50:00

Next year is the ‘Year of the Tiger’ according to the Chinese calendar, but conservationists say signs are ominous for the endangered animal.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.