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2010-11-08 00:00:46

Climate Change Impacting World’s Most Vulnerable Nation’s Fresh Water: World Leaders at Economic Summit and UN Climate Talks Urged to Act Preeminent climate scientist and noted environmental leaders speak out on behalf of the Kiribati Nation, calling upon world leaders who will gather this month at the Economic Summit in Seoul and U.N.

2010-11-04 07:00:00

LONDON, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - They are "Most Likely to Make the First Move": Study of 90 Million Contacts - Germany Ranks 12th; UK 14th; France 17th; U.S.

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2010-11-04 06:19:01

Australia’s military forces could be deployed to the Pacific more often and on bigger missions as small island states become progressively more unstable due to climate change, warned the country’s military chief.

2010-11-02 17:19:00

National festival reaches 145,000 people, including President Sebastian Pinera SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov.

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2010-10-27 09:08:32

A new analysis of several major global studies of future species shifts and losses foresees inevitable continuing decline of biodiversity during the 21st century but offers new hope that it could be slowed if emerging policy choices are pursued.

2010-10-13 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Financial Times/Harris poll in the U.S. and the five largest European countries finds strong public support for increasing some renewable energy sources, particularly wind farms, provided that they are not asked to pay much more for it.

2010-09-10 05:35:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Financial Times/Harris Poll finds that immigration is widely unpopular in the United States and in all of the five largest countries in Europe. The survey asked about immigration generally and not about illegal immigration.

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2010-08-03 15:00:20

The smallest Pacific Island nations said Tuesday that they had seen little of the global funding that was promised to help combat climate change.

2010-06-23 13:08:54

Independent research by local groups in emerging democracies helped uncover corruption or abysmal government performance in 13 countries in last few years, forcing public officials to improve education and healthcare services.

2010-06-15 08:13:00

HELSINKI, TALLINN, Estonia and STOCKHOLM, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Tech Tour today announced the 30 selected companies of the Nordic Tech Tour 2010.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]