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2011-08-16 10:00:00

Foundation invests in organizations and programs that pursue lasting conservation outcomes by aligning economic and conservation interests BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug.

2011-07-26 08:00:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Habitat for Humanity house built as part of the Build Smart, Breathe Easier national asthma education program will be dedicated in partnership with the Dunmore family in Detroit on Friday, July 29, 2011.

2011-07-16 00:00:36

The Amazon’s first indigenous-based non-profit organization, The Cofan Survival Fund (Fundación para la Sobrevivencia del Pueblo Cofan), has launched a new fundraising campaign to support its innovative rainforest conservation program, the Cofan Ranger Park Guard program.

2011-07-11 08:40:00

NEW DELHI, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- India must urgently tackle its "vanishing" girl population as the nation awaits the birth of the world's seven billionth baby, says child rights organisation Plan International. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/DC32131 ) Plan will mark October 31 - the day when the global population is projected to pass 7 billion - by celebrating the birth of a girl in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh.

2011-06-09 16:33:00

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stronger action must be taken to change harmful gender norms and practices and to integrate the prevention of gender-based violence into anti-HIV efforts, said Dr.

2011-05-31 08:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) has announced the launch of its Syrian humanitarian campaign to aid civilians fleeing violence to neighboring Lebanon.

2011-05-31 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Land Trust of Tennessee, the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Wildlands Network received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant today in support of their work to help private landowners and government agencies in the southeastern United States protect special forest sites though working-forest conservation easements. The three non-profit conservation organizations were awarded a total of $65,000 over two...

2011-05-24 08:00:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 24 million Americans currently have asthma. Every day, 11 people in the United States die from asthma and the disease accounts for one-quarter of all emergency room visits each year.

2011-05-19 07:30:00

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), Africare, H2O for Life and the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (Wasrag) announce a new partnership to address the urgent need for safe water, effective sanitation, and hygiene education in schools in developing countries while connecting school children in the developing world to US and Canadian school children.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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