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2010-04-15 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary actress Betty White ("Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Golden Girls," "The Proposal") likes her hot dogs naked!--as in a delicious Pink's hot dog in a bun...with no toppings, no enhancements. In her honor, Miss White will be accorded an homage offered select notables, a hot dog in her name, to be unveiled at Universal CityWalk (www.CitywalkHollywood.com) on Monday, April 19, when the versatile entertainer helps open the first Pink's...

2010-04-08 09:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Champion and bad boy, Dennis Rodman, will perform a live DJ set at Derby Pretty, a Kentucky Derby Eve celebrity concert and party on April 30, 2010 at Frazier International History Museum in Louisville. Derby Pretty producers, Chicago-based entertainment and marketing company Global Adrenaline, promises to transform the museum's event spaces into a chic, exclusive setting with exciting entertainment and modern decor. Guests will be welcomed...

2010-03-26 08:00:00

TOKYO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 29th, 2007, Hayden Panettiere, spokesperson for the Save the Whales Again! Campaign (www.TakePart.com/SaveTheWhalesAgain), created an international media frenzy when she and 5 other surfers paddled out into the blood filled waters of Taiji, Japan's notorious dolphin killing cove in a peaceful protest that became violent when the fisherman attacked them with spinning propellers and poles. (Photo:...

2010-03-05 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: The Cove star Ric O'Barry on SeaWorld Tragedy. elephantjournal.com columnist Gary Smith interviews Ric O'Barry re Tilkum and the recent tragedy at SeaWorld. To read, visit elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/03/the-cove-star-ric-obarry-on-seaworld-gary-smith/ elephantjournal.com: Sir Richard's Condoms: a new Buy One, Give one company. elephantjournal.com: Our exclusive sneak-peek interview with the...

2010-02-23 02:00:00

LONDON, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The BUAV, a leading animal protection organization, is calling on CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species) to take action following its investigation into a shocking and expanding trade in primates from Laos to China and Vietnam for the research industry. BUAV investigators secretly filmed inside the largest monkey farm (Vannaseng Trading Company) in the first expose of the primate trade in Laos, also revealing the...

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2010-02-17 06:51:44

Officials said Tuesday that an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand is in custody on a Japanese vessel and will be taken to Japan to face charges after secretly boarding the ship as part of a protest. U.S. activist Peter Bethune jumped aboard the Shonan Maru 2 from a Jet Ski on Monday with the stated goal of making a citizen's arrest of the ship's captain and presenting him with a $3 million bill for the destruction of a protest ship last month. According to Fisheries Agency official...

2010-02-16 15:18:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 85,000 members, today released letters from celebrities opposed to NASA-funded experiments. The experiments, which NASA wants conducted at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), involve irradiating squirrel monkeys. IDA and the International Primate Protection League (IPPL), a South Carolina-based non-profit dedicated to protecting the world's primates, filed a...

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2010-02-07 10:55:00

Anti-whaling activists accused Japanese harpooners on Saturday of purposely ramming one of their ships and piercing its hull to further escalate the hostilities in Antarctic waters. According to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the harpoon ship Yushin Maru No. 3 collided with the Bob Barker during a clash off Cape Denley in Australian Antarctic waters, creating a three-foot four-inch deep hole above the waterline.  No one was injured. The head of the Sea Shepherd mission Paul...

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2010-01-20 07:45:00

As an ongoing whaling dispute between Japan and Australia heats up, lawmakers of Japan's ruling party are rethinking a possible defense logistics accord between the two nations, the AFP news agency reported.  The lawmakers' concerns follow harassment early this month by anti-whaling activists of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society of a Japanese whaling fleet on its annual hunt for hundreds of whales in Antarctic waters. Australia opposes the hunts, and has threatened international...

2010-01-13 13:42:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, the acclaimed, Oscar contender documentary THE COVE will make its world free television debut on Animal Planet. The film - which makes an undercover, stealth investigation into the culling and slaughter of thousands of dolphins in remote Taiji, Japan - uses an 'Oceans Eleven'-style approach, bringing to light the dark reality of dolphin massacre. Animal Planet will air the critically lauded documentary in the first exclusive window...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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