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2010-07-09 12:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Irika Shipping S.A., a ship management corporation registered in Panama and doing business in Greece, pleaded guilty on July 8, 2010 before Maryland U.S. District Court Judge Frederick J.

2010-05-05 15:25:00

Oxfam America supporting community efforts to respond to crisis GULF COAST, La., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With their livelihoods in true jeopardy, community leaders across the Gulf Coast are mobilizing to respond to the oil spill disaster and give political voice to the people that stand to lose the most.

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2010-04-05 11:05:00

Surplus food can be a double-edged sword for bottom-feeders in the ocean deep, according to a new study in the April issue of Ecology.

2009-12-10 13:46:13

Environmental scientists at the University of Pennsylvania and Durham University have employed a novel combination of geological and model reconstructions of wetland environments during a 10,000-year period to address spatial variations in sea-level history and provide quantitative estimates of subsidence along the east coast of England.

2009-12-10 13:43:10

An international team of environmental scientists led by the University of Pennsylvania has shown that sea-level rise along the Atlantic Coast of the United States was 2 millimeters faster in the 20th century than at any time in the past 4,000 years.

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2009-10-29 08:39:10

An international team of environmental scientists led by the University of Pennsylvania has shown that sea-level rise, at least in North Carolina, is accelerating.

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2009-10-28 09:20:00

For the first time, a group of scientists working in the Kuril Islands off the east coast of Russia has documented the scope of tsunami-caused erosion and found that a wave can carry away far more sand and dirt than it deposits.

2009-10-19 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Abraham Energy Report's new edition released today to subscribers includes an article highlighting a little-known provision in the $10 billion Coast Guard Reauthorization bill passed on Sept.

2009-07-24 03:00:00

BARRIE, Ontario, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Winning Brands Corporation www.WinningBrands.ca (Pink Sheets: WNBD) (Frankfurt: WMU.F), manufacturer of cleaning sensation Winning Colours Stain Remover, is augmenting its U.S.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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