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2014-04-25 23:02:47

World Renowned Deep Sea Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard to Receive Environmental Stewardship Award Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 World-renowned deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard will receive the South Carolina Aquarium Environmental Stewardship Award on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The eighth Annual South Carolina Aquarium Conservation Gala, taking place on Liberty Square in Charleston, S.C., recognizes individuals that have worked to protect the environment and our oceans. Dr. Ballard...

2011-03-14 10:16:00

ATLANTA, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CNN International announced today that environmentalist Philippe Cousteau will be the network's host and special correspondent for the successful Going Green specials during 2011. With the network's promise to take viewers beyond borders to deliver intelligent programming for an interconnected world, the partnership reaffirms CNN's commitment to report environmental stories that are changing our planet. (Logo:...

2010-11-09 10:30:00

-- Youth Initiative to Focus Ongoing Attention on Gulf Recovery in Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster -- WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EarthEcho International (www.earthecho.org), a leading environmental education nonprofit, today announced plans to launch its first STREAM (STudents Reporting Environmental Action through Media) youth citizen journalist bureau in the Gulf region. STREAM will kick-off with a training workshop in New Orleans on December 1-2, 2010....

2010-06-24 18:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandra Cousteau and Royal Bank of Canada announced today the official launch of Expedition Blue Planet: North America, a five-month interactive exploration of critical water issues across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The expedition will tour more than 14,500 miles in a biodiesel tour bus converted to serve as a "rolling Calypso" for daily production and web broadcasting of films, photos and findings. In addition to filming a range of critical water...

2009-09-24 08:00:00

Co-Founder & CEO Philippe Cousteau Joined by President Bill Clinton and Grammy Award Winner Usher Raymond IV to Announce Unprecedented Service Learning Program Reaching Millions of U.S. Middle and High School Students NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EarthEcho International, a nonprofit environmental education and youth leadership organization working to restore and protect our water planet, today announced its Water Planet Challenge program at the Clinton Global...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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