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2009-04-01 07:15:00

The environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday that financially hard hit nations are not including enough green investments in their economic stimulus plans.

2009-03-31 10:59:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Wednesday, April 1, at 12:00 noon, D.C.

2009-02-19 07:05:00

Nigeria has become a giant dumping ground for TVs, mobile phones and other potentially toxic electronic waste. These goods make their way to the country disguised as second-hand items from developed nations.

2009-02-18 14:56:40

The environmental organization Greenpeace says it has conducted a three-year investigation into illegal electronic waste dumping in Nigeria. Greenpeace officials said e-waste is one of the fastest growing types of hazardous waste, with up to 80 percent of e-waste from Europe failing to be disposed of

2008-12-21 14:18:11

Staff at Amazon's warehouse in Bedfordshire, England, say they waved, rather than mooned, when bosses at the giant U.S.

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By The Associated Press By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Aug. 9, the 222nd day of 2008. There are 144 days left in the year. History Highlight: On Aug.

2008-08-07 15:00:44

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Several health and environmental groups are urging U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to support federal legislation that the organizations claim will help close a dangerous hole in U.S. anti- terrorism policies.

2008-08-06 09:00:06

Western electronic waste dumped in Ghana: Greenpeace BRUSSELS, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Much of the Netherlands' spent electronic equipment ends up in Africa, despite a European ban on exporting these items, environmental group Greenpeace has concluded after investigating a large scrap yard in Ghana.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

By FIONA PARKER HOW do you know when you're too fat? When you are lying on the beach and a group of Greenpeace activists throw water over you while trying to push you back into the ocean. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-03 15:00:15

I enjoyed Mark Patinkin's observations in his July 26 column ("Wall Street's binge is a national addiction"). Here I'd like to suggest some possible remedies for our cluttered, insecure and confused culture: 1. Read Walden, by Henry David Thoreau.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.