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2013-11-22 23:01:23

Alexandra Cousteau is joining international celebrities and activists to bring justice to the communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest affected by Chevron's oil pollution. Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Alexandra Cousteau will visit this week the areas that were contaminated by Texaco, now Chevron, in the Ecuadorean Amazon, to convey to the world the situation that the affected communities lived through in the last few decades due to the company’s denial to correct...

Mission 31: Fabien Cousteau To Live Underwater For A Month
2013-07-12 08:48:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The grandson of late legendary diver Jacques Cousteau is looking to set a new record later this year doing what the Cousteau family has always done: exploring the underwater realms. Jacques Cousteau set a world record when he dove to the depths fifty years ago and kept himself submersed for 30 days. Using the newly developed "Aquarius" underwater laboratory, Fabien Cousteau is looking to break that record, spending 31 days living...

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....

2010-09-21 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EarthEcho International (www.earthecho.org), a leading environmental education nonprofit, today unveiled its STREAM (STudents Reporting Environmental Action through Media) youth citizen journalist program at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)'s Sixth Annual meeting. Inspired by the critical need for real time reporting and local perspectives during the ongoing oil spill crisis in the Gulf of Mexico, STREAM leverages the latest digital...

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...

2010-04-20 10:37:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The NEA Foundation presented Mike Town, a high school environmental science teacher at Redmond High School in Redmond, Wash., with its inaugural Green Prize in Public Education, which includes a $25,000 award and national recognition. Town was selected to receive this honor for his Cool School Challenge program and curriculum that has helped students, teachers, and school districts reduce more than 1.5 million pounds of carbon dioxide and other...

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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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