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2010-11-26 13:00:00

The Obama administration is setting aside more than 187,000 square miles (120 million acres) along the northern coast of Alaska designating it as a “critical habitat” for polar bears.

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2010-10-30 08:20:00

Delegates at a UN summit on Saturday reached an agreement to sign an historic global treaty to protect the world’s ecosystems within 10 years.

2010-10-21 19:00:00

As the Rainbow Warrior's crew runs out of supplies, CAGP insists Indonesia's government stands its ground against 'green' imperialism WASHINGTON, Oct.

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2010-10-13 06:30:00

Officials said the US lifted a ban on Tuesday on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico imposed after the BP oil spill.

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2010-10-12 09:45:00

Wind power could provide more than one-fifth of the world's energy supply within the next two decades.

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2010-10-03 07:10:00

According to new analysis, oil from a ruptured BP well in the Gulf of Mexico has been found at a depth of 3,200 feet and up to 300 miles form the spill site.

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2010-09-10 06:55:00

The world’s largest chemical company, BASF, was criticized recently after it told Brussels investigators that a “human error” was made after seeds from a new strain of genetically modified potato were found in a Swedish field.

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2010-09-02 06:15:00

Greenpeace said Wednesday that half-a-million Facebook users have now joined their campaign calling for the online social network to cancel plans to buy electricity from a coal-based energy company for its new data center.

2010-07-15 15:30:00

Independent analysis of House passed bill (H.R. 2868) concludes bill will create 8,000 jobs and leverage nearly $2 billion in economic stimulus Legislation to secure U.S.

2010-07-15 15:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Greenpeace: Today, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced chemical plant security legislation that would eliminate catastrophic risks to millions of Americans, create thousands of new jobs and provide economic stimulus to local governments.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.