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2013-11-18 23:31:04

Every $1Million Raised for Social Causes Earns Additional Free Trip to Space Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Urgency Network, an engagement platform that rewards users with larger than life opportunities for contributing to social causes, pledged today its support for #GivingTuesday™’s annual national day of giving with its global “Ticket to Rise” campaign, which will launch supporters into an out of this world experience – literally. Partnered with a leading...

2013-10-25 23:21:18

The Allow Golden Rice Now campaign, led by former Greenpeace leader, Dr. Patrick Moore, is calling on the organization to back up their claims of potential harm. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 "We believe Greenpeace and their allies oppose Golden Rice entirely because it was produced with genetic science, and are manufacturing reasons why we should not allow this life-saving food to be grown," says Dr. Moore. "We demand that Greenpeace specify a...

Multiple Greenpeace Activists Face Piracy Charges In Russia
2013-10-03 07:41:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A demonstration last month against Arctic oil drilling has turned into an international incident this week. Russia has started charging 30 Greenpeace activists from 18 countries with piracy, a charge that could bring long prison terms for a protest in a region the Kremlin sees as a key to future prosperity. The activists were arrested on September 18, after two tried to scale the Prirazlomnaya oil platform, which plays a crucial role...

2013-08-16 23:23:12

Scientific Community rally behind Golden Rice. More than 2,000 swiftly sign letter denouncing recent anti-GMO militants’ criminal act in Philippines. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 In an act of swift solidarity with Golden Rice researchers, more than 2,000 academics, scientists and supporters of plant biotechnology from across the globe signed an open letter condemning the destruction of Philippine government-sponsored humanitarian research field trials. More than 2,000 signatures were...

2013-07-16 23:22:59

Groupizo Goes Green for a Cause With Eco-Friendly Apparel Fundraiser Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Izo Brands utilizes its group funding platform Groupizo to bring positive attention to issues surrounding global warming with a Protect the Arctic fundraiser for non profit the Sierra Club Foundation. The Sierra Club Foundation provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations reflecting the Club’s core values: that all people have a right to a safe...

Greenpeace Aims To Protect The North Pole With "Flag For The Future"
2013-04-15 15:53:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In 2007, Russian explorers dived down below the North Pole in a submersible and planted a national flag to make the point that it had rights to the energy riches of the Arctic. Now, a group of activists planted a "Flag For The Future" in the same area. The move by the environmentalists, backed by Greenpeace, is meant to try and declare the region "a global sanctuary" that is "free from exploitation." The group also...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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