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2010-04-01 11:37:00

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in major conference on global cities RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of Latin American nations, in consultation with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, vowed to address climate change in the urban development of low-income areas, issuing a statement at UN-HABITAT's Fifth World Urban Forum. The Contribution of the Americas to the World Urban Forum, which includes a set of policy recommendations for national and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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