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2010-05-18 09:00:00

TORONTO and MONTREAL, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement - the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement - that applies to 72 million hectares of public forests licensed to FPAC members.

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2010-04-02 10:48:16

Greenpeace environmental activists successfully blocked a shipment of whale meat to Japan this morning by chaining themselves to the mooring ropes of a cargo ship in the Dutch port of Rotterdam.

2010-02-02 09:24:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- We Can Lead is hosting over 200 small and medium sized business leaders from 20 targeted states in Washington on February 2nd and 3rd to advocate for passage of comprehensive energy and climate legislation.

2010-01-27 13:41:00

Leading Investors Hail Today's Landmark Decision WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-01-22 13:05:22

Unclear land rights, corruption threaten to undermine success of promised REDD funds.

2009-12-11 17:57:00

Thousands of Activists Gather in Copenhagen, Denmark COPENHAGEN, Dec.

2009-12-11 13:41:00

Millions of Citizens in Over 130 Countries Unite with Candlelight Vigils to Call for Progress in Copenhagen COPENHAGEN, Dec.

2009-10-23 10:52:00

BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, world governments took the first significant steps towards a Legally Binding Treaty to control mercury pollution at a United Nations Environmental Program meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.

2009-10-21 11:55:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe Institute recently hosted a summer school on global sustainability which brought together leading experts on climate change, economics, and energy technologies.

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2009-10-02 07:20:00

The unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands is being threatened by climate change, and scientists are seeking a way to protect its vulnerable species.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.