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2010-06-15 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups sent a letter to President Obama today, calling for habitat restoration investments within the escrow account being established to compensate individuals and businesses harmed by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100202/EDFLOGO) "As conservation leaders we write today to urge you to include wildlife among those harmed and to designate habitat restoration as the...

2010-06-15 09:00:00

Lecture June 17 in Valley Forge Part of Two-Day Conservation Leaders Summit HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, will offer a unique, historical perspective on conservation in Pennsylvania as part of this year's Michaux Lectures, a two-day gathering of leaders from across the state who will discuss how to protect the state's natural resources in the future. Schweiger's lecture, "Pennsylvania...

2010-05-24 08:00:00

SEATTLE, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF), the pioneer of mobile giving dedicated to helping charitable organizations raise funds through the mobile channel, today announced that it is working in association with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) to raise funds through a new mobile-giving campaign to benefit wildlife affected by the recent, ongoing BP oil spill. Already one of the worst environmental disasters in the nation's history, more than 210,000...

2010-05-10 10:00:00

Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson from 40 Groups Anticipates Content of EPA Plan Due Wednesday; Emphasis Placed on Meeting December Deadline for Bay Pollution Load Rule. WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just two days before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is due to outline its "Strategy for Protecting and Restoring the Chesapeake Bay" on May 12, 2010, a broad coalition of 40 national and regional groups is urging the federal agency "to exercise leadership...

2010-03-04 14:59:00

Groups pledge to work with federal and state partners to develop long-term vision WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six local and national environmental groups praised the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) for unveiling the Obama administration's 18-month plan this afternoon to expedite construction of near-term projects, while creating a long-term vision and governance structure for restoring coastal wetlands in Louisiana. CEQ and the Office of Management and Budget...

2010-02-12 14:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. yesterday used the opening of the Chicago International Auto Show to announce that $5 million was donated to charity during the "Share the Love Event" campaign in 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) The Share the Love Event ran from November 21, 2009 - January 4, 2010 with Subaru donating $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased (up to a maximum of $5 million) to the customer's choice of...

2010-02-05 13:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc., coming off a record-breaking 2009, will present checks to the five charities involved in its unique Share the Love Event campaign at 9 a.m. during the Chicago Auto Show on Thursday, February 11, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) Last year, the Share the Love Event campaign helped raise almost $5 million that was donated to charities. The marketing campaign ran from November 21, 2009 - January...

2010-02-01 16:17:00

Groups praise proposed $40 million commitment to replenish national economic interest in vanishing landscape WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three national environmental groups praised President Obama today for crafting the first presidential budget to provide funding to restore the Gulf Coast along Louisiana and Mississippi. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 presidential budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides $35.6 million for Gulf Coast restoration, including $19...

2010-01-28 15:25:00

Peculiar Winter Weather Includes More Heavy Snowfalls, Disruptions to Local Economies - Map of Recent Oddball Weather Events Reflects Trends of What's Expected in Years Ahead WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global warming is having a seemingly peculiar effect on winter weather in the northern United States, detailed in a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. "Oddball winter weather is yet another sign of how uncontrolled carbon pollution amounts to an unchecked...

2010-01-21 10:14:00

BROADLANDS, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the highly successful inaugural EarthDay@Loudoun Family Festival that drew more than 2,000 families in 2009, the Broadlands Wildlife Habitat Committee is gearing up for this year's event that will likely leave an indelible eco-impact on Loudouners. The 2nd annual EarthDay@Loudoun Family Festival will take place on Sunday, April 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Willow Creek Farm in Broadlands, VA. This admission-free festival will offer...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin