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2012-01-06 23:25:00

IMC Client, SelecTrim Corp. has been granted a membership certification into the Forest Products Certification Group, LLC. This certification allows SelecTrim to sell and promote themselves as manufacturers and distributors of Forest Stewardship Council (R) certified products. Williamsport, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 IMC Client, SelecTrim Corp. has been granted a membership certification into the Forest Products Certification Group, LLC.. This certification allows SelecTrim to...

2011-08-03 07:05:00

OTTAWA, Canada, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Families and school children may soon breathe easier thanks to EcoLogo®, one of North America's most recognizable eco-labels and part of the UL global network. Today, the EcoLogo Program released its newly-revised environmental standard for hard surface cleaners that limits products containing asthmagens or chemicals known to trigger or aggravate asthma, a disease affecting 25 million Americans and one in 10 school-aged...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

Stop the War on the Poor Campaign Documents the Economic Harm and Environmental Mythology of the Forest Stewardship Council NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Forest Stewardship Council's public demonstration that it is the "gold-standard for responsible forest management" has been wrecked following the release of a bombshell report today by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), following the revelation of new research that finds FSC-labeled paper...

2011-07-13 14:31:58

Satellites can bring new transparency to how forests are being managed. With the increasing production of pulp, paper and timber products, there is concern over the effect that expanding plantations and logging in natural forests have on biodiversity and climate change. At the recent general assembly of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, an ESA project team joined some 400 stakeholders to discuss how Earth observation services can be integrated into the FSC...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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