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2008-08-07 18:00:49

More than 300 global leaders will convene for The World Critical Resources Summit September 5, 2008 at The Times Center in New York City. Expert insights from the United Nations to the U.S.

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.

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2008-07-14 13:45:00

With the increased demand for crops to create biofuel, supply food and wood, the Earth’s forests and overall prosperity could be in danger, according to a recent report.

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2007-04-12 03:00:00

The threat is growing to the cradle of evolution. Crucial talks take place today over the increasingly precarious future of the Galapagos Islands, whose unique wildlife inspired Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory.

2006-05-03 11:59:09

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Norway (Reuters) - The world should double the area of forests under the control of local communities by 2015 as part of an effort to combat poverty, a new international group said on Wednesday.

2006-02-15 20:05:00

The chained Farley Mowat floats under police guard in Cape Town harbor, out of reach of the whaling ships its captain seeks to destroy.

2006-02-01 11:25:00

Greenpeace activists will shift their focus to protest against pirate fishing off Africa's west coast following two months battling Japanese whalers, the group said on Wednesday.

2006-01-15 01:09:16

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A Japanese whaling harpoon narrowly missed an inflatable boat carrying environmental protesters, causing one to fall into the freezing sea, as both sides warn their face-off is becoming increasingly dangerous.

2006-01-08 20:45:00

A standoff between environmental activists Greenpeace and a Japanese whaling fleet in remote icy waters near Antarctica has escalated, with both sides accusing each other of dangerously ramming their vessels.

2005-12-22 22:06:00

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia should send a navy ship to monitor a Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, Australia's minority Greens party said on Friday, as the Japanese ships kept trying to fend off Greenpeace protesters.


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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