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2011-11-01 14:00:00

The organization and its partners encourage shoppers to give “responsible, meaningful” gifts this holiday season Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 01, 2011

2011-10-27 18:00:00

The Conservancy Identifies Top Nature Resurgences Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Decades ago, few would have predicted that bald eagles would

2011-08-15 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has announced a new $3 million grant to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to protect the Brazilian rainforest and help farmers grow soy more sustainably. The grant expands a program that has already helped 383 farmers comply with conservation laws.

2011-08-01 10:02:00

As Senators consider bill on oil spill penalties, conservationists urge lawmakers to invest fines in Gulf's natural systems and communities that need them WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2011-07-11 09:15:00

America get ready: a new delicacy may be coming to a table near you.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.