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Brazil joins International Charter 'Space And Major Disasters'
2011-11-10 09:07:22

In the year that severe flooding and landslides claimed over 800 lives in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil has joined the international space organization that makes timely satellite data available to rescue authorities during disasters.

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2011-07-17 08:08:22

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

2010-11-04 07:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has been recognized by The International Charter for clear commitment to understanding its environmental impact and reducing it.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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