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2009-06-22 07:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc.

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2009-06-05 14:40:41

Writing in the peer-reviewed journal Conservation Letters on Friday, researchers noted that a system of selling credits to reduce carbon emissions in the Indonesian rainforest could provide a feasible method of conservation.

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2009-06-05 07:30:00

New study is among first to show benefits that carbon payments could have for populations of endangered large mammals in tropical forests.

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2009-05-01 09:51:37

In the last decade, Asian farmers have cleared tens of thousands of square miles of forests to accommodate the world’s growing demand for palm oil, an increasingly popular food ingredient.

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2009-03-24 13:27:51

Oil palm cultivation is a significant driver of tropical forest destruction across Southeast Asia.

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2009-03-07 10:45:00

Finland's Neste Oil said on Friday that cars in Europe and North America might soon be powered on diesel made from palm oil, vegetable oil and animal fat in Singapore.

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2009-03-02 10:35:00

When the price of oil skyrocketed, the prospect of developing biofuel as an alternative raised the excitement of ambitious members of Southeast Asia to jump onboard.

2009-02-05 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Resources Institute (WRI) and NewPage Corporation today announce a partnership to protect forests in Indonesia.

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2009-02-02 10:47:59

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging Pennsylvania's governor to ignore a recommendation opposing banning artificial trans fat in foods. A task force recommended Pennsylvania Gov.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.