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2010-10-24 00:14:28

Kilimanjaro is developing CO2 air capture technologies to efficiently and economically capture CO2 directly from the air, transforming it into a valuable product stream New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 Kilimanjaro Energy, a leader in the capture of atmospheric CO2 for use in energy applications, has announced the close of a Series A round of venture financing. The financing round was led by ARCH Venture Partners, with additional participation from existing investors. The Company is...

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2010-10-18 10:05:00

Following the successful ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro by nine UK celebrities during a 2009 charity event, more and more people are feeling compelled to challenge Africa's highest mountain--a decision which, according to a new University of Edinburgh study, could be fatal if they don't prepare correctly. According to BBC News, travel agencies have reported an increase in bookings to those looking to scale the over 19,000-foot Tanzanian peak following the March 2009 climb successfully completed...

2010-01-12 12:29:00

19,340 FT, MT. KILIMANJARO, Tanzania, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenna, Grammy-nominated musician, philanthropist, "actionist" and mastermind behind SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro, was joined at the top of Africa's largest free standing mountain with fellow climbers Lupe Fiasco, Isabel Lucas, Emile Hirsch, Jessica Biel, Santigold, Elizabeth Gore, Alexandra Cousteau, Bernise Ang, Kick Kennedy, Simon Isaacs, Michael Muller, Jimmy Chin, Melissa Arnot and Dr. Greg Allgood. In an unprecedented...

2010-01-07 09:50:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of training and preparation, today the SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro climbers will begin their highly-anticipated ascent of Africa's tallest (19,340-ft) mountain - Mt. Kilimanjaro. The reason? To raise awareness about the need for clean drinking water, as well as funds for clean water programs in the developing world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pur/41049/...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance eyewear maker, Revo, today announced it has signed on as supporting partner and exclusive eyewear provider for January's philanthropic expedition, SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100107/LA33782) Grammy-nominated musician, Kenna, masterminded SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro which is an ascent of Tanzania's highest peak to raise awareness of the clean water crisis that affects...

2009-11-10 14:03:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans artist Aron Belka is partnering with Kilimanjaro Education Foundation (KEF). Belka's original oil on canvas painting S3031273E is an abstract translation of a satellite image of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Depicted in yellows and oranges, the painting of Africa's most iconic image embodies the artist's feeling of hope for the region. Limited edition archival prints of the painting, each signed and numbered by the artist, will be available for sale....

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2009-11-03 05:50:00

The majestic snow-capped summits of Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro are melting quickly "” so quickly, in fact, that the ancient mountain's ice sheet could completely disappear within 20 years, says a US study released on Monday. In the study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, climatologists reported that the ice cap crowning Kilimanjaro's peak shrank by some 85 in the nearly hundred years between 1912 and 2007.  Even more disturbing, ...

2009-09-29 08:51:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) PUR Water Filtration announces it is joining forces with some of the hottest names in the music and entertainment industries, and other cultural influencers to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about the need for clean drinking water in the developing world and funds for life-saving water programs. For years, PUR and its charity partner the Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program...

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2009-05-04 16:29:28

Portuguese climbers will depart next month for a three-year expedition to scale five glaciers throughout the world that have been declared heritage sites by Paris-based UNESCO.  The team hopes the journey will demonstrate the impact of global warming, according to an AFP report quoting the leader of the Ice Care project. The team, consisting of two climbers and an environmental engineer, will ascend Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Jungfrau in Switzerland, Huascaran in Peru, Ilulissat in...

2009-02-10 14:30:00

This special InFocus documentary premieres Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET DALLAS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet presents actress/supermodel Angie Everhart in a very special episode of the network's InFocus documentary series, "Conquering Kilimanjaro with Angie Everhart," which premieres on HDNet, Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) "Conquering Kilimanjaro" follows Angie and her crew as they climb the legendary and...


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