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2008-07-18 03:00:27

By Maro, Paul S Introduction The term 'environment' commands a very broad meaning. It refers to the physical and biological systems that provide our basic life support, and that contribute to our psychological well-being.

2008-07-16 15:00:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 16-member task force named to develop key recommendations to strengthen the bond between citizens and the natural world is proposing the establishment of a Governor's Commission on People and Outdoor Connections, among other recommendations submitted this week in its 40-page report to Governor Edward G.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

By Lee Ross Mountain View Telegraph On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wildlife West Nature Park is transformed into a 122-acre classroom. Those are the days that Jim Smith, a science teacher at East Mountain High School, has volunteered to teach environmental science to 10 of the workers there.

2008-07-14 15:00:27

By Penni Schaefer, The Meadville Tribune, Pa. Jul. 14--It really was a jungle out there! Or at least that was what Sarah Dippold discovered when she traveled to Costa Rica to help Green Valley School in Atenas establish ties with Allegheny College in order to expand the Creek Connections program.

2008-07-12 15:00:15

By Barbara Greenberg, Commercial-News, Danville, Ill. Jul. 12--DANVILLE -- Endless opportunities await students, tourists and environmentalists with the construction of an Environmental Education and Interpretive Center at Kennekuk County Park.

2008-07-02 00:00:14

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 1--Less than one-third of students in Marin County schools are exposed to environmental education programs, according to a survey conducted by the Environmental Education Council of Marin released Tuesday.

2008-07-01 09:00:16

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Catriona Glazebrook, J.D., M.S., R.M.A., Executive Director of EECOM, +1-415-785-3887, Catriona.macgregor@comcast.net FAIRFAX, Calif.,July 1/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--California public schools need to improve their environmental education curriculum according to a survey of fifty-nine public schools.

2008-06-26 12:03:09

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Deborah Kirschner, +1-212-229-5667 ext 4310, kirschnd@newschool.edu, or Bridget Fisher, +1-212-229-5667 ext 3094, fisherb@newschool.edu, both of the New School NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The New School has announced that it is launching a groundbreaking new undergraduate degree program in Environmental Studies* that is amongst the first to bring together urban ecosystems and sustainable design: two areas of study that together constitute a new frontier...

2008-06-25 06:00:00

By Emily Johns, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jun. 25--As Prior Lake-Savage Superintendent Tom Westerhaus packs his bags for his new job in River Falls, Wis., a locally based nonprofit has stepped forward to remind the community of one of his most enduring legacies.

2008-06-24 02:29:45

MILWAUKEE, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The ingenious summer teen jobs program Johnson Controls started three years ago has grown from helping 40 City of Milwaukee students in 2006 to benefitting 322 diverse students in Milwaukee, Baltimore and Detroit over three years.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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