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2012-03-01 20:00:00

Most water used worldwide goes toward feeding people, says report published in PLoS ONE Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 A new report published in the online journal PLoS ONE, analyzing water consumption in 405 river basins around the world, found that water scarcity impacts at least 2.7 billion people for at least one month each year. “Freshwater is a scarce resource; its annual availability is limited and demand is growing,” said Arjen Hoekstra, professor in water...

2011-12-28 08:00:00

By donating a portion of their profits from document scanning services, Digiscribe is helping The Nature Conservancy Plant a Billion Trees. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Digiscribe, a metro-New-York based document scanning company, is turning scanned documents back into trees by supporting The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees. This is the fourth consecutive year that Digiscribe is donating a portion of their profits from their document scanning services to The Nature...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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