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2013-10-25 23:01:56

As the holiday season approaches The Healthy Protocol, LLC team is encouraging businesses and individuals to find charity organizations that involve their passions. Owner Blake Sawyer shares his insights after nearly two decades of philanthropic work in Argentina. Lakeway, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 As companies and families start considering how they will be donating their time and resources during this year’s holiday season Blake Sawyer, owner of The Healthy Protocol, is encouraging...

2009-04-17 08:50:00

A volcanic eruption has compromised the wildlife of the ecologically-delicate Galapagos Islands, resulting in the deaths of fish and sea lions over the weekend, officials announced Thursday. Deceased wildlife floated in the Pacific Ocean waters surrounding the well-known island chain shortly after the Saturday explosion of the La Cumbre volcano, officials said. Officials said a 30 foot wide lava stream descended into the water after the eruption. The 4,500 ft tall volcano last erupted four...

2009-04-12 07:37:09

Officials announced on Saturday that the La Cumbre volcano in the Galapagos Islands is erupting again and could threaten the Islands' unique wildlife. The volcano, which has been quiet for 4 years, began spewing lava, gas and smoke on the island of Fernandina, which is uninhabited by humans. Fernandina is considered to be the most active island in the archipelago in regards to volcanic events. The Galapagos National Park said in a statement that there is no threat to nearby Isabela Island....

2005-10-25 19:28:55

QUITO, Ecuador -- A volcano on the largest of the Galapagos Islands erupted for the third straight day Tuesday, but experts said it didn't threaten villagers on the island or the super-sized tortoises that gave the remote archipelago its name. Oscar Carvajal, chief technician of the Galapagos National Park on Isabela island, said tortoises and land iguanas were not threatened because the lava flows were down the northeast slopes of Sierra Negra volcano where there were no animal populations....

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).