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2006-10-03 12:55:00

President Bush called for a halt to all types of destructive fishing on the high seas Tuesday, saying the United States will work to eliminate practices such as bottom trawling that devastate fish populations and the ocean floor.

2006-08-03 08:07:39

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian panel has violated guidelines for ship-breaking laid down by India's Supreme Court by approving the scrapping of a controversial Norwegian cruise liner this week, an environmental alliance said on Thursday.

2006-07-26 11:15:00

A French court on Wednesday ordered Greenpeace to withdraw from its Web site information pinpointing fields of genetically modified (GMO) maize, a move the environmental group called censorship.

2006-07-19 15:46:14

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's prime minister has declined an offer by an environmental group of one square meter (10 sq ft) of land in neighbouring Romania to entice him into joining protests against an open-cast gold mine in the area.

2006-05-12 08:46:57

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court refused on Friday to stop a former cruise liner that environmental activists say has hundreds of tonnes of toxic material on board from entering Indian waters.

2006-05-09 03:59:24

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A former cruise liner with hundreds of tons of asbestos and other toxic material on board is heading for an Indian scrapyard, Greenpeace said on Tuesday, threatening a repeat of a controversy over a French warship.

2006-04-18 14:10:00

Environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday the eventual death toll from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster could be far higher than official estimates, with up to 93,000 cancer deaths attributable to the accident.

2006-04-18 06:10:54

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - The death toll from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 20 years ago could be far higher than official estimates, with up to 93,000 extra cancer deaths worldwide, environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

2006-04-18 08:10:00

The death toll from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 20 years ago could be far higher than official estimates, with up to 93,000 extra cancer deaths worldwide, environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

2006-04-18 08:00:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Greenpeace has found banned pesticides and excessive levels of other chemicals in fresh vegetables sold by Hong Kong's two major supermarket chains.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.